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Praying for the Nations

This week's prayer for the nations will focus on the nation of JAPAN.

All information was taken from Operation World. Additional information on for this country is here.



Continent: Asia

Capital City: Tokyo

Government: Constitutional Monarchy

Population: 126,451,398

Major People Groups: Japanese 98.5% , Korean 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%

Religion: Shintoism 79.2%, Buddhism 66.8%,

Christianity 1.5%, other 7.1%

Language: Japanese

GDP Per Capita: $42,700

Literacy Rate: 100%



  • Pray for the Gospel to take root in Japanese culture and no longer be perceived as a western religion.

  • Pray for drifting, over-worked, and anxious youth to find freedom in Christ.

  • Pray for the unity of God's Spirit to demolish barriers dividing the 120 different denominations.

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