Iranian regime releases Pastor Saaed Abedini

After a painful, long-suffering and tortuous 3 year-imprisonment, Pastor Saeed Abedini has been released by Iranian officials which has been confirmed by his wife today. Readers of the blog will already be aware of the ordeal of Abedini and his family as I blogged about it back in March 2015 :

Iran’s Saeed Abedini: A Crime of Christianity

This is indeed wonderful, joyous news and whilst God has answered prayer for the Abedini family, the wider issue of Christian apostasy and persecution remains paramount yet renewed hope has been restored for the likes of Pakistan’s Asia Bibi , currently held on death row since 2009.! i

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