By Michael Carl, WND.com
Human rights leaders will join the wife of imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini at a White House prayer vigil Thursday night to mark the two-year anniversary of his jailing in Iran for his Christian faith.
The event in Washington will be followed by 500 prayer vigils worldwide, the anniversary date.
In a statement for WND, Nagmeh Abedini, the pastor’s wife, said she and her children pray for nothing less than a miracle.
“The kids and I are longing to see Saeed returned home safely to us. The kids have been suffering for too long. Our family is ready. It is time,” she said. “We are praying for a miracle.” . . .
Also in a statement to WND, Jordan Sekulow said that since Abedini’s imprisonment, the pastor “has become the face of the persecuted Christian church worldwide, one of many Christians around the world who face imprisonment, beatings and even death for their faith.” . . .
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