When ISIS fighters launched a surprise pre-dawn attack on Iraq’s city of Kirkuk last week, Bishop Youssef Touma had no idea his Christian students would be caught in a near-death experience with the Islamic terrorists.
“The terrorists rushed into the surrounding buildings, including the Dominican nunnery and four homes for the [Christian] students [that] had been chartered by the Archdiocese of Chaldeans,” Bishop Touma said in a statement obtained by CBN News.
On Friday Oct. 21, ISIS suicide bombers and gunmen attacked several key targets in Kirkuk as Iraqi security forces were preparing for a major assault on the nearby city of Mosul….. [read more]
lhwm notes: Praise God for hearing their prayers, thank you Lord for making yourself real to them. Thank you for rescuing them.
Psalm 4:1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness (uprightness, justice, and right standing with You)! You have freed me when I was hemmed in and enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me and hear my prayer.