Day 40: Myanmar

Myanmar is a country in Southeast Asia. It is the largest country in Mainland Southeast Asia and has a population of about 54 million as of 2017. It is a country rich in jade and gems, oil, natural gas, teak and other mineral resources. Myanmar is also endowed with renewable energy; it has the highest solar power potential compared to other countries of the Great Mekong Subregion. The income gap in Myanmar is among the widest in the world, as a large proportion of the economy is controlled by cronies of the military junta. As of 2020, according to the Human Development Index, Myanmar ranks 147 out of 189 countries in terms of human development.

Only 6.2% of the population of Myanmar are Christians. 87.9% of the population practise Buddhism.

Source: Wikipedia

Prayer Point

  1. Pray against the political oppression in Myanmar, that God should have mercy on the people and put an end to it.
  2. Pray that even out of the small army of Christians in Myanmar, God will raise up soldiers who will spread the gospel.
  3. Pray for peace in the land of Myanmar.

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