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Father, neutralize the curse of Islam upon Christianity and Judaism and prevent an Islamist agenda from creating chaos in America that would hinder the gospel and our way of life.
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Most of us are familiar with Islam, especially in its radical forms. How could we miss it when it is on the news almost every day? Not to mention the fact that the United States and its allies have been in the crosshairs of its most violent tendencies repeatedly. No one will dispute that Islamic aggression is a real threat, even on American soil.

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However, what is less known is Islamism. It’s also known as political Islam – a broad set of political ideologies that utilize and draw inspiration from Islamic symbols and traditions in pursuit of a sociopolitical objective. According to Newsweek, Islamism is the religio-political-cultural belief system that the state should have an Islamic identity and be guided only by shariah law (Islamic jurisprudence). Islamists are part of a global political movement that ultimately seeks power and international hegemony. Like all totalitarian systems, Islamism is not compatible with Western secular democratic ideals. Not all Muslims are Islamists, but all Islamists are Muslims.”

It is alive and growing in America and one of the many tools Satan currently uses to destroy our nation from the inside out.

Islamism can be traced back to the Muslim Brotherhood, the oldest Islamist organization founded in Egypt in 1928. Initially, it focused on educational and social programs but embraced violence during and after World War II. The Egyptian government under Nasser repressed it ferociously, forcing the Brotherhood underground. It experienced a revival in the 1980s and spread rapidly throughout the Middle East with a new approach: “Islamism-from-the-ground-up.” The goal is the same: global hegemony through Islam as an all-encompassing way of life, including Islamic law. The popularity of violence and terrorism as a way to accomplish this has waned because of groups such as Al-Qaida and ISIS and other violent splinter groups such as Al Shabab in East Africa and Boko Haram in Nigeria.


Instead, they favor a more insidious approach: well-educated, well-funded Muslims who have taken advantage of the relative freedom of entry we offer are running for office in everything from school boards to Congress, buying up businesses large and small, and establishing social outreach programs through fronts like CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations) and ISNA (Islamic Association of North America). Those are all independent organizations but united by common sources of funding, interlocking boards, and collaboration in the same initiatives. And they are all related to the Muslim Brotherhood – the hidden driving force behind Islamism in America.

Money appears to be one of their most powerful weapons. The Islamist Watch, which tracks Islamist money in politics, lists a number of familiar names as recipients of donations from Islamist organizations. Among them are U.S. Representatives Omar and Tlaib, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, and Jay Jalisi, a Pakistani Muslim and member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 2015-2023.

One of our intercessors in Maryland has had first-hand experience with Islamism-from-the-ground-up. In her school district, she ran against an Islamist for school board and lost. She recalled how aggressive Muslim influence led to the district incorporating Islamic holidays in its calendar. At a higher level, she recounts how a ceremony was held at the Maryland State House under the previous governor, declaring Maryland an “interfaith, open state.” During the ceremony, a Koran was displayed in favor of a Bible.

On the surface, these efforts may seem like Muslim immigrants protecting their right to practice Islam, build mosques, and contribute to society through social programs. But there is more than meets the eye. While they pretend to be on the side of persecuted minorities and the poor, they exercise more aggressive influence once in positions of leadership. It’s an age-old tactic of totalitarian ideologies: present yourself as people of goodwill, make use of the welcoming nature of a people or country that values diversity, and then strike once you have gained political, social, and financial clout.

Proof of that exists in a document found in the home of Ismael Elbarasse, a founder of the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, Virginia, in relation to the Holy Land Foundation trial in 2008. Elbarasse was a member of the Palestine Committee, which the Muslim Brotherhood had created to support Hamas in the United States. The document was a Strategic Plan formed at a 1991 meeting in which the Muslim Brotherhood outlined its priorities for America. The most revealing excerpt from the document reads: The process of settlement is a ‘Civilization-Jihadist Process’ with all the word means. The Ikhwan [Muslim Brotherhood] must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and ‘sabotaging’ its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers…”
It also included a list of its organizations, including CAIR and ISNA.

While the trial did much to expose what was behind the façade of charitable organizations, it did not heighten awareness of or stop Islamist efforts in the U.S. Nearly 20 years later, we have pro-Palestinian, Islamist representatives in Congress, Islamist politicians in city councils and on school boards, lobbying groups, and powerful business networks – all well-funded from mostly the Middle East through the Muslim Brotherhood and its fronts. There is even a city in Michigan – Hamtramck – run entirely by Muslims. Islam is no longer the fastest-growing religion in the U.S. (approximately 3.85 million, according to a Pew Study of 2020). Still, its numbers are high enough to have significant influence, especially through slow, methodical expansion of influence in all spheres of life.

Why do we need to pray about this? Because Islam is an openly anti-Christian and antisemitic religion. The Koran contains several statements calling the beliefs of Jews and Christians blasphemy. Here’s one: The Jews said, “Ezra is the son of God,” and the Christians said, “The Messiah is the son of God.” These are their statements, out of their mouths. They emulate the statements of those who blasphemed before. May God assail them! (Sura 9:30). The word assail means curse. Islam curses Judaism and Christianity and considers every non-Islamic person an infidel. Europe learned this the hard way – they found out quickly that the millions of Muslims that fled there to escape the unrest in the Middle East could not be integrated. They do not accept other customs or laws – only what is according to the Koran.

Islamism seeks to take over society by any means possible – the most effective being gradual influence. Once Islamists have enough power, they will turn on anything that disagrees with them to try and force Islam on society. They will force Christianity and Judaism out. That makes it one of the tools of Satan’s hands to try and derail the advance of God’s kingdom in the U.S. and around the world. The current wave of violent anti-Israel protests on several woke universities is a sign of what is to come if Islamist influence grows. So are the waves of violent protests that erupt every time Muslims in the West feel disadvantaged in some way, which they interpret as “Islamophobia.”

How To Pray

The animosity of Islam against Christianity goes all the way back to Ishmael, who was prophesied to be a wild donkey of a man; his hand will be against everyone and everyone’s hand against him and he will live in hostility toward all his brothers (Genesis 16:12 ESV).

That is why Islam is currently the most prolific and brutal persecutor of the Christian Church around the globe. And that is why we must pray for God’s hand to restrain its radical elements and continue to call millions of Muslims to Himself. Here are some prayer points:

  • Pray, first of all, for Muslims in America to come to Christ as they see the increasing hostility of radical Islam overseas.
  • Pray for Islamist agendas and ties to terrorism to be exposed.
  • Pray for Islamist politicians to be defeated.
  • Pray for the flow of funds through the Muslim Brotherhood to Islamist influencers to dry up.
  • Pray for loving but bold outreach to the 3.85 million Muslims in the U.S.

Father, we unite in prayer against the Islamist agenda in America. We pray for its hidden secrets to be exposed and its funding to dry up. Ignite a holy disenchantment against Islamic radicalism in the hearts of the millions of Muslims in our nation and call them into a relationship with You. In Jesus’ Mighty Name. Amen.

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Remco Brommet is a pastor, spiritual-growth teacher, and prayer leader with over 40 years of experience in Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa, and the U.S. He was born and raised in the Netherlands and pastored his first church in Amsterdam. He moved to the U.S. in 1986. He and his wife, Jennifer, live north of Atlanta. When not writing books, he blogs at www.deeperlifeblog.com and assists his wife as a content developer and prayer coordinator for True Identity Ministries. Jennifer and Remco are passionate about bringing people into a deeper relationship with Christ. Photo Credit: Dying Regime from Maldives – Protest calling for Sharia in Maldives, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.

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May 4, 2024

There is a child in the foreground. I pray that the Spirit of the LORD be upon him to lead many to Christ.May he have dreams of You LORD and visions. Set him apart for yourself and Your purposes. In Jesus name.

Grant Windholz
May 2, 2024

Only You Lord can save this country from the increasing power of the Islamic religion 🙏! Increasing spiritual warfare globally until you rapture your people and church. Our job as believers is to bring as many people to Jesus as possible. It’s all written as a blueprint in the book of Revelation!!!

Nancy Luderitz
May 1, 2024

Dear Heavenly Father. We are in a battle against satanic evil on multiple fronts.
Without you we are hopeless. Hear your people as we cry out for repentance…
Strengthen us, guide us, and direct us as only you can………
In the precious name of Jesus,
Deuteronomy 20: 1-4
1. “When you go out to war against your enemies & see horses and chariots and an army greater than yours do not be afraid of them because the Lord you God who brought you out of Egypt will be with you. ”
2. “When you are about to go into battle the priest shall come forward and address the army.”
3. He shall say; “Hear Israel, today you are going into battle against your enemies. Do not be fainthearted or afraid; do not panic or be terrified by them.”
4. ” For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you against your enemies to give you victory.”

Rui Vasconcelos
May 1, 2024

Sorry, folks, they’ll make it. The only ones who can prevent this tragedy from happening are the commies. The question is: who will take over America first, muslims or commies? We cannot blame neither, we’re commiting suicide anyway. They (muslims and commies) are only waiting the poison we freely decided to take irreversably worsen its already felt effects.

Michele Carlzen
May 1, 2024

God, You know that Islam and Muslim is not from You, so please do away with it and replace it with Your Son Jesus Christ Messiah Emmanuel in the Name of Jesus!

Thomas Szeto
April 30, 2024

Lord I pray that you would lead Muslims in America to Jesus, that they may accept Him as Lord and Savior. I pray for a quick end to the rise of Islamism in our country, that no enemy will be allowed to harm our country from the inside, and if any intends to, I pray for their exposure and that they be removed from the country. I pray that You would deliver our country from darkness, and cause our nation to repent, and seek your mercy, that You would for forgive our country our sins and heal our land. (2 Chronicles 7:14) I pray that You would restore America nation under God, and that You would heal the brokenness in our country, and put a end to the injustice happening in it. I pray that no enemy will ever be able to steal our country from You, God, and that our country belongs to Jesus Christ, and our people will always stand for Him and Israel. I pray that Lord, You would deliver Israel and America and help us for we need You. I pray for grace and mercy and Your deliverance. I pray for freedom, justice and deliverance in Jesus Name amen.

Bill Bray
April 30, 2024

God bless you.

April 30, 2024

Heavenly Father, thank you for hearing our prayers. We bind up the spirit of Islam as well as the antichrist spirit. We loose Your love over all flesh to draw everyone to Jesus Christ. May You continue to bless America and our freedoms to worship You. In Jesus’ name, Amen! 🙏🏻

Zoe Ella
April 30, 2024

Nonsense. No more valid than as if a particular Christian sect wanted to rule the country. Terrorists are one thing, power seekers are one thing, and Muslims are another. Christians are one thing, terrorists are one thing and power seekers are another. No religion in its core values promotes violence I know Muslims. They are not terrorists and are not trying to rule the world. They are God-fearing people who have a few differences from Christians, not political ones, and whose values are basically similar. We need to follow Jesus, to love one another and, yes, call out behavior that is not good, but still love the people. Hate and conflict are never the answer.

Karen Secrest
April 30, 2024

A friend said walking thru the death camps in Germany was so sobering the impression is still with her. Most people don’t internalize the fact that it was Jews, Muslim, Christian , etc. that ended up there.
Even as Saadam Hussein just murdered all who annoyed him for 20 long years, we still see the beast aroused again.

It’s not by Might nor by Power but by My Spirit that Victory comes.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA
April 30, 2024

Heavenly Father, look with compassion on the many millions of sinners who yet sit in darkness and the shadow of eternal death. I now pray for the increase of the Christian Church in all the nations of the world. Send messengers to proclaim Your Word in the benighted corners of the world where it has not been heard or where those who hear Your Word are persecuted unto death. Strengthen Your Church where she is weak or persecuted. Send ministers to reform her where she is in error. Raise up pastors in every nation under heaven. Bless those in every land who baptize and teach in the holy Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Defend them from all evil, give them a rich measure of Your peace and joy, and enable them to speak Your Word with boldness. Open doors for the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and empower by Your Holy Spirit those who hear it to believe it and be saved. Let the hordes of Satan not prevail against Your Church or snatch the seed of Your Word from people’s hearts. Call out of darkness into Your marvelous light a kingdom of ministers and a holy nation from every nation, tribe, and people, that many may share in the banquet You have prepared for those who have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb, the Lord Jesus Christ. In His mighty and holy Name, and by His authority, I pray. Amen.

April 30, 2024

By continuing to “glorify”, speak about, magnufy the evils we see around us, dwelling in all that is wrong, the hate, the protests and violence we are playing inti the hands of the evil one. Yes there are bad things happening, but they WILL NOT be defeated by constantly ralking about how bad everything is. Only when we TAJE OUR SEATS OF AUTHORITY IN CHRIST, and KEEP OUR EYES ON. HRIST will there be any changes made.

Granny Jo
April 30, 2024

Finally, people are starting to take notice! The goal of radical Islam is to conquer the world (first Europe, then the western continents) in 100 years. According to three female Muslim authors and books they have written begging the U.S. to wake up, they are in about year 75 of that take over. They have been patient and infiltrated the governmental entities beginning at lower level offices and are now in high government jobs of most countries. Europe is gone, the U.K. is gone, South American countries are at risk and Canada and America are teetering and just now waking up to the fact that they want to ‘kill Saturday (Jewish sabbath) and kill Sunday (Christian sabbath). Why did it take so long for most to realize this was happening? God help us…this rioting is just the beginning of the exposure of what has been taking place secretly for decades!

Ron Glenn Deere
April 30, 2024

We need to understand that Islamists are NOT reasonable. Therefore, it is fruitless to appeal to them along reasonable lines. The ONLY things to stop them are Christ and raw force. It was Martel who soundly defeated the Islamists in southern France centuries ago, keeping them from completely overrunning Europe.

Mary Beth
April 30, 2024

Remco, we are in full agreement with your prayer as stated above!

Osia Brummett
April 30, 2024

We have for years now prayed that GOD will change the hearts of those who deny him. LORD GOD free there minds of satans hold and bring them back to serve you” in JESUS HOLY name”’

April 30, 2024

If God spared not his own chosen people from judgment and correction, how safe are those without God’s covering of mercy and grace?

April 30, 2024

As always, Jesus Christ (the shepherd king) has the last word in this regard along with every other threat to his flock.


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