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Mar. 25, 2016 | Lebanon

Pray for "Jawad," Who Is Persecuted by Community Members

[358] prayers in [26] nations have been posted for Jawad.

Jawad, a 24-year-old Syrian man living in Lebanon, has been attacked several times by local residents since becoming a Christian about six months ago. In one of the attacks, a group of about 30 people confronted him with sticks, knives and saws. In addition to suffering various injuries himself, his younger brother was stabbed and his grandmother received a broken hand and lacerations that required stitches. Attackers have also broken into and damaged the family’s property. Despite persecution from the community, Jawad actively shares his faith.

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  • Father, be thou a shield and buckler to these thy children. Help them not to be afraid.
    Margaret D - USA
  • Lord God Almighty our prayer are for Jawad and his family who are facing persecution in Syria. I pray for their safety and for perpetrators of these persecutions to receive Christ in their hearts as Lord and savior. Let them come to the light of God and see Christ in these Christians. I ask all that in the name of Jesus Christ.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Lord, transform this community!
    Linda D - Korea, South
  • Praying
    Carla M - USA
  • Father God, thank You that Your powerful word draws us into greater knowledge of Your love for us through Christ Jesus our Lord. I ask that you protect Jawad and give him a greater knowledge of Your Spirit that lives in Him. I ask that you thwart the schemes of the devil that is working in the local and bring them to JESUS.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Oh God, please keep Your hand of protection upon Jawad, his brother, his grandmother and all who belong to him. Help them to hold on to You no matter what happens, and to find joy, peace, and strength in their pain. Help them to forgive their persecutors, whom, I pray, will repent and be saved. Send Your light and a great awakening to that area. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • God I pray for Jawad . Please protect him and his family. May he continue to live for Christ even in the mist of those attacking him. May the love of the Lord continue to grow within him, may the spirit of boldness rise in him and continue to share the Word of God with others and may the Word he shares have an impact on his hearers in Jesus Name, Amen
    Sipho S - South Africa
  • Lord I thank you for jawad's new found Christian faith in you. In jesus name soften the hearts of all of Lebanon so they'll come to know jesus their savior. I pray Lebanon will establish Christianity so there will be peace and all will be well. But I also pray the community will cease from wrong doing, and live in jesus, and show theirself friendly too
    Misha B - USA
  • Amen!!!
    Deidre S - USA
  • Oh Father, You are WORTHY to be praised even when the worst comes at us!!! Keep Brother Jawad strong in Adversity. May these trails never stop him from serving you!! Bless him, protect him. Protect his younger brother and heal his stab wounds. Bless his grandmother with long life and heal all her wounds as well. Make this family stronger for Jesus.
    Deidre S - USA
  • Oh Father, You are WORTHY to be praised even when the worst comes at us!!! Keep Brother Jawad strong in Adversity. May these trails never stop him from serving you!! Bless him, protect him. Protect his younger brother and heal his stab wounds. Bless his grandmother with long life and heal all her wounds as well. Make this family stronger for Jesus.
    Deidre S - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray Lord that you will be with Jawad. You told us that we would suffer persecution. I pray Lord that you will continue to give Jawad the boldness to proclaim the gospel to many people who need Jesus. In Christ's name, Amen
    Kevin G - USA
  • I pray for brother jawad and let him know that he is not alone and that he needs to have strength to keep on reading your word
    Juniper B - USA
  • Dear Lord, we thank You for Jawad's faith in You despite the attacks upon him and his family. Please protect him and his family and heal their injuries. May Jawad's faith grow and be used to bring others to You as they see the courage and change in his life that You have wrought. I pray that this whole community would be brought to Christ through them.
    Dawn B - USA
  • Father I ask that You would protect this man Jawad and his family. Father I pray that the light of the gospel, of Your truth and Your love will register in the hearts of those who have been persecuting Jawad. I ask this pray in Jesus name for Your glory.
    Chris N - New Zealand
  • Father, please protect this brave servant of yours and his family. Lord have mercy on he and his family and grant they much fruit for their labors and cause that their needs be met.
    In Jesus Name, Amen
    BETTY F - Canada
  • Our heavenly Father, we praise You for the testimony of Jawad. . We continue to pray for a hedge of protection upon him and his family. We pray that he will continue to watch and pray. In the name of Jesus. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Lord Jesus, I lift up Jawad and his family to you. I ask you to heal and protect them and their home from all danger. Encourage and strengthen them as they walk with you Lord and as they share you with others. Speak to and guide him. Thank you Lord for your goodness. Pam USA
    Pamela F - USA
  • Father God I pray for Jawad and his family who are persecuted for their faith may u be their present help in times of trouble and build a wall of protection all around them. Provide for all their needs and shower them with love and comfort as they keep their eyes fixed on u . May they be encouraged by our prayers on their behalf in Jesus name
    Tina K - USA
  • Give him the strength he needs to spread your word Lord Jesus.
    zane j - USA
  • Jawad, you are an inspiration to your Christian brothers and sisters through your perseverance despite the persecution you and others are encountering. May the Lord strengthen you and also be a protective shield around you. May you always have peace fully knowing that the Lord is with you always. May no harm nor pain be upon you. AMEN
    Lovemore N - Zimbabwe
  • Thank You for Jawad's faithfulness to proclaim You despite persecution. May he continue to grow in boldness and great love for You and others, enduring because he sees You. May those around him be radically changed by Your Spirit and come to know and believe You as the only true God. May Jawad and his family be protected and comforted in You.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Philippians 4: 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
    Layne N - USA
  • We are praying for you here in Texas we love you keep the faith
    Charles O - USA
  • Lord thank you for this young man's faithfulness through persecution. Strengthen him, give him the gifts he would need to impact others for the Kingdom of God. Bless him and give him a fragrance that smells of Life, that draws people to him that he might be able to share the Gospel . Give him great boldness, courage and your protection. In Jesus.
    Susan B - USA
  • Heavenly Father, thank you for the courage that you have given Jawad, to follow you despite being persecuted. Lord, I pray that he will find a community of believers to support him. I pray that his courage will be a witness to your glory, and your strength. Please comfort Jawad and his family, and heal them in body and in spirit. In Jesus name AMEN
    Diana L - USA
  • Dear Father,

    Be glorified, and work in this situation for your glory, so that men and women know that you exist and have an eternally good plan for your life.
    mark m - USA
  • Lord, we rejoice for Jawad's salvation and his continued bold proclamation of the Word despite this attack. I pray that his entire family might come to know You as their Savior and may reach out to their persecutors in love. In Jesus name I pray, amen.
    Dr and Mrs J William D - USA
  • I pray that Jawad and other membersof the family who lost their lives, their souls are in heaven in the hands of Jesus. Please assist them my dear Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • We lift up Jawad's name before you, asking you to help him see that he is loved and supported in prayer by his brothers and sisters in Christ. May he keep his eyes on you and help his other hurting family members to remain strong in their faith. May he see great fruit from his efforts to share his faith.
    Brenda M - USA
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