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SINGING SAND DUNES

Many think the ocean is captivating. But the desert can have its own quixotic beauty: in some places, sands can create a melodious roar described as a symphony. Traveller Marco Polo said it created ?the sounds of all kinds of musical instruments,? named by others as the combination of a double bass, trombone, didgeridoo and low-flying airplane. Qatar contains one of about 30 singing sand dunes on Earth. The singing sound is created by wind passing over dunes, or by walking in the sand. The grains at singing sand dunes are small and round and similar in diameter, and contain…

GOD’S PURPOSE

?Your whole life is to be overmastered by Me; you are to have no end, no aim, and no purpose but Mine.? –from Oswald Chamber’s, My Utmost for His Highest. We know that as believers in Jesus Christ our purpose in life is to serve God’s purpose–that all may hear the truth of His redemption and come salvation in Him. In Matthew 28, Jesus commissions us to go and make disciples of all peoples. Be involved in God’s mission by praying for Qatar. Ask God if He is calling to you give or to go to those who haven’t heard…

JOEL 2:28-29

Pray for Qataris to be open to the message of the Gospel, to have divine encounters with other believers, to have dreams and visions from God and for forms of media that reach into places where individuals and groups cannot. ?Then, after doing all those things, I will pour out my Spirit upon all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams, and your young men will see visions. In those days I will pour out my Spirit even on servants?men and women alike.” –Joel 2:28-29 Pray that the Holy Spirit would be poured out…

QATAR AIRWAYS NOW AT DALLAS/FORT WORTH

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On Tuesday Qatar Airways made its first international flight to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Qatar Airways will now have a daily flight to and from Doha at this airport. Pray that people coming to the United States would encounter a Christian that would share the gospel of Jesus Christ with them.

INDEPENDENCE FROM ISLAM

Dominated by the Thani family for almost 150 years, the mainly barren country was a British protectorate until 1971, when it declared its independence after following suit with Bahrain and refusing to join the United Arab Emirates. Pray that the people of Qatar would declare independence from Islam and come to salvation in Christ.

FISHERMAN

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Before the discovery of oil, fishing was a common occupation and source of income in Qatar. Since oil discovery fishing for a livelihood has decreased greatly but still remains today. Read Matthew 4:18-22. Pray that Jesus would call Qatari fisherman to become fishers of men for Him.

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR IMMIGRANT WORKERS

As more and more news arises surrounding the 2022 World Cup that is to be held in Doha, Qatar, the reality of the inhumane living conditions for immigrant workers is being brought to light. Several news articles have been written within the past few months describing the working and living conditions that immigrant workers are trapped in. Qatar employs a Kafala labor system; the immigrant worker takes out a loan to cover transportation to and housing in Qatar. Once in Qatar, the employer controls everything in regards to the immigrant’s life, including the right to leave the country. There are many…

MAKING A MARK

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No matter the historical era, whether or not they believe in life after death, people want to leave a legacy, to be known for something after they?ve left this world. For being one of the smallest and richest countries in the world, Qatar holds some unfortunate distinctions. Did you know? Qatar possesses the second largest government debt in the region. With the discovery of natural gas and oil, Qatar?s culture and diversity changed rapidly. Qatar has some of the highest levels of obesity and diabetes worldwide. Qataris? water consumption is thought to be the highest in the world, about 114…

MAKING A MARK

Source: Creative Commons

No matter the historical era, whether or not they believe in life after death, people want to leave a legacy, to be known for something after they?ve left this world. For being one of the smallest and richest countries in the world, Qatar holds some unfortunate distinctions. Did you know? Qatar possesses the second largest government debt in the region. With the discovery of natural gas and oil, Qatar?s culture and diversity changed rapidly. Qatar has some of the highest levels of obesity and diabetes worldwide. Qataris? water consumption is thought to be the highest in the world, about 114…