As many as 31 people were killed and more than 180 injured as coordinated terrorist bombings rocked the Brussels airport and subway system during rush hour Tuesday morning in the Belgian capital according to Fox News.
The attacks, which Belgian authorities said were suicide bombings, came four days after the main suspect in the November Paris attacks was arrested in Brussels, and even as Brussels was braced for new attacks. Brussels and all of Belgium needs our prayers.
“What we feared has happened, we were hit by blind attacks.” – Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel
The BBC reports that Belgium has now raised its terrorism threat to its highest level.The airport and the entire public transport system in Brussels are closed.
US President Barack Obama called the blasts “outrageous attacks against innocent people”.
How Can We Pray for Brussels?
- Pray for healing in the hearts of those affected and across the country
- Pray for justice
- Pray for peace among the various people groups in Brussels
- Pray the Good News of Jesus is shared
- Pray for the families who have lost loved ones
- Pray for the Church to respond with love and sacrifice
Who is serving in Brussels and throughout Belgium?
Operation Mobilization: OM Belgium
Belgian Evangelical Mission: BEM
World Vision: World Vision EU