ال الصباح العائلة الحاكمة بالكويت (نقلا عن موقع بوم الكويت)
آل الـصبـاح/ العائلة الحاكمة
يرجع تاريخ دولة الكويت الحديث إلى العام 1613م. و حكم آل الصباح الكويت منذ عام 1752. تقلد الحكم صباح بن جابر (الاول) بمبايعة شعبية اثر اختياره حاكماً من قبل الشعب، فكان صباح بن جابر أول حاكم من تلك الأسرة ، ويلقب أفراد العائلة الحاكمة بلقب شيخ أو شيخة في الوثائق الرسمية و يعتبر لقب شرفي. وتعود هذه العائلة بجذورها إلى قبيلة عنزة الوائلية. حيث يرجعون في نسبهم إلى قبيلة البجايدة اللتي هي جزء من قبيلة العمارات من عنزة وكانت منازلهم انذاك في منطقة القصيم و التي تقع حاليا في المملكة العربية السعودية.
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الـصبـاح/ العائلة الحاكمة”آل الـصبـاح/ العائلة الحاكمة
Kuwait contemporary history goes back to the year 1613, and the Sobah family governed the State of Kuwait since 1752. After being elected by the people of Kuwait Sobah Bin Jaber became the first ruler of Kuwait. The Sobah family members are known as Sheikh (male) and Sheikha (female), which is a title to honour them. Al-Sobah family originates from Al-Onouz tribe who lived in Al-Qussaim area at that time, which is part of the Saudi Arabia nowadays.
Despite the fact that the Amir (ruler) of Kuwait has to be from Al-Sobah family but the country enjoys a lot of freedom and democracy. Nevertheless, the Amir, his vice, the chairman of cabinet along with the vital positions in the government e.g. ministry of interior, defence and exterior has to occupied by one of Al-Sobah family members.
There are 15 Amirs who ruled over Kuwait since 1752 till now. They are:
Sheikh/ Sabah Bin Jaber, Sheikh/ Abdullah I, Sheikh/ Jaber I, Sheikh/ Sabah II, Sheikh/ Abdullah II, Sheikh/ Mohammed I, Sheikh/ Mubarak Al-Sabah, Sheikh/ Jaber II, Sheikh/ Salem Al-Mubarak, Sheikh/ Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Sheikh/ Abdullah Salem Al-Sobah, Sheikh/ Sobah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sobah, Sheikh/ Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sobah (known as the Father Amir who is still alive but severely sick), and Sheikh Sobah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sobah the current Amir of Kuwait.
Let us pray for the Amir of Kuwait and for Al-Sobah family according to God’s Word in (1 Timothy 2:2)
“I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;
For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.”
1-May the Lord protect the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh/ Sobah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sobah, for any harm. Especially that he is using a pace maker for his heart.
2-Pray for wisdom to the Amir that he may lead this Kuwait in the fear of the Lord and to accomplish his redemptive purposes in this nation.
3-Pray for the unity between Al-Sabah family members. Specifically after the chaos and conflict that occurred after the death of Sheikh/ Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Sobah in 2006.
4-Al-Sobah family are known philanthropists. Pray that the Lord will repay them in multiples that they may grow in every good work.
5-Let us pray that the Lord may talk to the Amir’s heart and the rest of the Sobah family. May the Lord visit them through visions and dreams.
6-Let us pray for an open way for the believers from inside and outside of Kuwait to positively influence the Amir and the Sobah family, especially through business dealings and personal testimonies.
7-May the Lord lead the Amir to reopen the Christian book stores all over Kuwait.
8-Pray that the Lord will talk to the Amir’s heart to state a decree to change the constitution regarding the following issues.
o Freedom of religion
o Cancellation of the Sponsership laws
o Freedom of property ownership
9-May the Lord bless his church in the eyes of Al-Sobah Family.
10-Pray that the Lord will open their eyes and hearts to see Kuwait as The Lighthouse for the Gulf and as the Gate way to the Middle East.not only Economicly but Also Spiritualy.
Thank you for praying with us for Kuwait.
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