Than left behind his wife and four children.
Than left behind his wife and four children.
Feb. 08, 2018 | Myanmar

Pray for the Family of a Murdered Burmese Christian

[276] prayers in [14] nations have been posted for Aung and children.

“Than,” a 37-year-old Christian father of five, was brutally murdered by unknown attackers recently. His wife, Aung, discovered his body on the side of the road, covered in blood, as she returned from collecting firewood for cooking. Than’s killers had slit his wrists, stabbed him in the chest and beat him severely. In early 2017, a villager known to hate Christians told Than’s family that it wasn’t wise for them to live in the animist village. And about a month before his murder, several members of the Palaung Army had visited the village several times and questioned villagers. The soldiers tried to get Than to buy drugs for them, but he refused. The family has been shunned ever since Than and Aung accepted Christ and were baptized in 2008. Pray that God will meet the needs of Than’s family and that they will remain firm in their faith. Also pray that members of the community will witness their faith as Christ sustains them during this time.

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  • Lord--I lift up Aung to You, and pray that she will be comforted it her period of grief, and also for Naomi whose husband was killed by heathens. Let these murderers come to see the folly of their ways, repent, and come to know you
    Craig L - USA
  • Father, Pour out Your blessings on the Than family! May they remain a witness to the strength and abundant life that you give those who put their trust in You. May no weapon formed against them prosper. I pray that many will come to know You as Lord through their witness. Turn the hearts of those who persecute them. In Jesus name
    Carolyn L - USA
  • Father, thank You for Aung and her children please be with them protect them and keep them safe. Please have mercy on them. Please provide for them and send Your Holy Spirit to comfort them.
    Kia W - USA
  • My Child I am here for you. I know the desires of your heart. I know every intimate detail of your life. I am with you always. Don’t ever feel you are alone for I am with you till the end of time. I will walk through the valley of death with you. Do not fear! www.Heistheword.com
    Estelle S - USA
  • Father, please send "comfort laborers" to this family. For you said that you are "the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God" (2 Corinthians 1:4).
    Rob N - USA
  • God, you have promised to provide grace and mercy to help in our time of need, and our sister Aung is in great need. Please comfort her aching heart and give her everything she needs to provide for her children. May believers come around her with support and encouragement. Remind her that you are Father to the fatherless and Defender of the widow.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father, would You please touch this suffering family with your Love, Comfort & Peace. Would You please provide for their daily needs & keep them safe under Your wings & trusting You. May the Power of Your Holy Spirit permeate their lives & be a Witness to lost souls who are watching & await their Salvation. May You be glorified in their suffering.
    Donna M - USA
  • Lord, thank you for saving this family from pagan beliefs. Give them the peace that passes all understanding and provide for all of their needs. Let Your providence & peace make others realize YOU are the living God. Pour out Your Spirit on this village and let many be saved. Strengthen Aungs faith and give her a compelling love for her persecutors.
    JEAN H - USA
  • Father, thank you for the faith you have given Than, Aung and their family and for providing for all their needs as I know You will. Please comfort them, strengthen their faith and give them a strong awareness of your presence with them. Give them favor with the villagers. May those watching seek You. In Jesus' name, amen
    Rena B - USA
  • Dear God, Thank you for this family, and for Than who is with you now. I just pray for his wife, Aung, and the children, that you would wrap your love around them, and comfort them durin this time! Help them to continue to make an impression on those them. Encourage them to keep shining for your glory. Give them strength to carry on, Amen
    Krista G - USA
  • Yes Lord please bless this family. Give them understanding and perspective on this situation. Please bless them with peace, joy and love. Work in them a restoring and healing.
    Piet K - Netherlands
  • Lord, how awful it is to see the acts of evil play out in the world. Thank you that you have overcome them! I pray for Than’s family that they may have comfort, encouragement and safety in your holy name. Come, Lord Jesus, to our rescue!
    Ryan M - USA
  • Father we bless your name for Aung and the children, We know you as the husband of the widow and the father of the fatherless, In your mercy, be with Aung, wipe her tears, comfort,uphold her even more than ever before. I pray for grace for her to stand , not to give up on her faith in you, meet her needs and let sous be won to you by her inJesus name
    funke a - Nigeria
  • Dear Lord, Please bless Aung and her children. Keep them safe in you. Comfort them as they grieve and miss "Than". Give them supernatural peace Lord, your peace, and knowledge that you know their loneliness and struggles, and that you love them so very, very much. And Lord we pray that Christian brothers and sisters will be a big active support. Amen
    Susan G - Australia
  • Father be with Aung and her children as the mourn the loss of Than. Let them feel your comfort. Honor your promise to meet the needs of those who seek your kingdom first. Let them make their requests known to you and fill them with your peace which passes understanding. Use them to lead their community to you.
    Kendall P - USA
  • Father God, may Your precious love surround Aung and her children. May You protect them, keep them safe. May they know that You will never leave nor forsake them. Amen.
    Angelina E - USA
  • Abba Father there is no suffering that You don't see. And we know how precious to You is the death of Your saints. May Your Comfort, Power, Peace, Strength come over Aung daily. May she & her children rest in Your love. May they not lack for anything. Let the seeds of faith grow in this community & bring many souls to Christ, including those who did it
    Helen O - USA
  • Father, may You rain down Your blessing on Aung as she and her children face the greatest challenge of their lives in living without Than and facing severe persecution in their community. May the power of the Holy Spirit envelope and uphold them. May the hope of the Gospel be evident in their lives that others might see the mighty hand of God. Amen.
    Bruce B - USA
  • I plead the Blood of Jesus over all of you. I pray for provision, protection, boldness, and knowledge of the will of God fir you. Blessings!
    Carmen G - USA
  • Lord meet the needs of your church, fill them with the Power of the Holy Ghost, so that nothing can defeat them ever again, in Jesus Mighty name, amen.
    Shirley W - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I grieve for this family. You know what needs to be done - let those who walk in darkness find the light of Jesus Christ!
    Mike R - USA
  • We marvel at the faithfulness and strength of these saints as they stand firm under severe threat from the enemy. God, we ask Your protection, great love, and sustenance for our sister and her family. May they be a Godly witness in the village and remain strong for Jesus. We love these saints!
    Meg K. P - USA
  • God I pray for Than's family, Aung and the children. Strengthen them in their time of sorrow. You promised that You would never leave nor forsake them. Let other Christians that are near them to come to their aid but most of all Lord let the people that is looking on see the love of Christ and the strength and peace that only You give. In Your name.
    Reatha G - USA
  • Father I ask in the Name of Jesus That you will provide For Aung & her 4 children all they need to sustain them mentally, Spiritually and physically. I pray you will provide believers that will minister to Aung to help her with her children be a good friend to her. I pray for those that killed her husband, that they would begin to see Jesus & know Him
    Debby S - USA
  • Father in heaven, help than and her family to stand firm in their faith. Fill the emptiness of a lost loved one with your fullness of grace. In Jesus name amen.
    David H - USA
  • Heavenly Father we come before you clothed in the righteousness of the Lord Jesus Christ and we stand with Aung and her family as they take authority over the forces of darkness in their area. As God protected Daniel and made him triumphant in enemy territory, Aung has all Your power and authority. Thank you Father.
    julia i - USA
  • Dear Lord, I bless your name for Than's family. I pray that they will hold on firmly in faith unto thee in this hard times. I pray for them to have favor before the authorities even as the authorities come to accept you because of the miracles you will do for this family. I thank you for answered prayers in Jesus name.
    Evelyn F - USA
  • Most High God and Father, let this family proper in faith and let others see your hand of providence in their lives so those in their village know there is a true God, not false images of animals. Let their be miracles to attest to your presence, in Jesus name
    mark h - USA
  • Loving, Merciful Father, I lift up Aung and her children to You. Pour out Your Holy Spirit upon them. Fill them with Your Love, Comfort, and Peace! Send Your ministering angels and strengthen them. I declare Psalm 91 over them. I trust Father that You will provide for their every need. Send Your Holy Spirit to hover over this place. In Jesus Name, Amen
    Miranda N - USA
  • Father, we ask you to meet every need, beyond what they could hope or think.
    Margaret D - USA
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