Today, I would like to revisit this story from just short of a year ago. This brave Pastor, Youssef Nadarkhani was finally released from his death sentence and found not guilty of apostasy in Iran. He was released to return to his church and his wife and sons. Hallelujah! I’ve written many times that the power of prayer and righteous followers of a loving God can accomplish anything. Here is the latest example of how God shapes the destinies of his faithful servants.
Yousef Nadarkhani, a Muslim convert to Christianity when he became an adult capable of making his own spiritual decisions is a Pastor in the 400 member Church of Iran. He has been imprisoned since September of last year. His wife was also briefly imprisoned in an effort to force him to recant his testimony for Jesus Christ by threatening her. It didn’t work. Amnesty International, The American Center for Law and Justice, and some from the Catholic church have taken up the cause.
Notably, the U.S. government has been silent on the matter, much to their disgrace and a pointed example of how cowardly we appear on the world stage when that which is clearly unjust is allowed…
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