Tom Uzhunnalil, a Christian worker, was kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen.
Tom Uzhunnalil, a Christian worker, was kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen.
Mar. 25, 2016 | Yemen

Pray for Tom Uzhunnalil, Who Was Kidnapped During a Violent Attack

[353] prayers in [26] nations have been posted for Tom Uzhunnalil.

A Christian man from India, Tom Uzhunnalil, was kidnapped on March 4 during a violent attack on a Christian nursing home in Aden, Yemen. Gunmen burst into the residential facility and went room to room, handcuffing both full-time and volunteer staff members before executing 16 of them. Among those killed were workers from India, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Yemen. The facility cares for 60 to 80 poor, elderly and disabled Yemeni citizens, none of whom were harmed in the attack. Please pray for Tom Uzhunnalil and those mourning the loss of those killed in the attack.

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  • Father God, help us when we don't understand how those doing so much good encounter so much evil for Christ's name and in loving others. Please give them what they need for today and be very present love them assuring them of Your great love and that there is a day coming when Your people will no longer suffer. Strengthen them dear Father.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Heavenly Father I pray for Tom who has been kidnapped in Yemen. Lord, please command the kidnappers to release this innocent man unharmed in Jesus name. Please comfort him and his family in such challenging time. Father do help Tom speedily in his distress. Thank you Lord for your intervention. Amen.
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Father God, You opened prison doors in Your Word. May the prison doors open for Father Tom. We declare no weapon formed against him will prosper. May Your Light shine brightly and may the captors see this Light and be changed. In Jesus Name, Amen
    Elizabeth P - India
  • Father Lord God, I pray for Tom Uzhunnalil and the families that have lost their loved ones. thank you for saving Tom and the other workers. I pray, may the spirit of comfort and hope rest upon them. May it dawn upon them that only by hope in God through Jesus Christ we can make it in this evil world. In the Name of Jesus Christ, Amen.
    Sipho S - South Africa
  • Well I hardly know where to begin, Father God, Please touch and heal all those devastated by this horrendous act. Give them all comfort and peace in there time of need. Be with those families who lost loved ones that worked in the Nursing home.Give them all Assurance that there loved ones are with you Forever. Have mercy on all the Jesus haters.
    Deidre S - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray Lord for Tom Yzhunnalil, that you will give him the boldness and courage to keep on trusting in You, I Lord Jesus. I pray Lord for those who have lost loved ones and watch out for those who are in the nursing home. In Christ's name, Amen
    Kevin G - USA
  • Father I pray that You would give the faith of Jesus, comfort, peace and joy to the family members of those who were killed in the nursing home where Tom Uzhunnalil was working. Lord I ask You would bring conviction on the killers. May they bow the knee to Jesus and be converted to following Him. Lord You can turn the hearts of men any way You wish.
    Chris N - New Zealand
  • Lord, my heart aches for the families of all those who have been killed in this senseless attack. I also pray for protection and release of Tom Uzhunnalil. Please, heavenly Father cause his abductors to release him to his family and these he has so faithfully served. Thankyou for the caregivers still serving these disabled people. In Jesus Name.
    BETTY F - Canada
  • Lord, my heart aches for the families of all those who have been killed in this senseless attack. I also pray for protection and release of Tom Uzhunnalil. Please, heavenly Father cause his abductors to release him to his family and these he has so faithfully served. Thankyou for the caregivers still serving these disabled people. In Jesus Name.
    BETTY F - Canada
  • Lord, my heart aches for the families of all those who have been killed in this senseless attack. I also pray for protection and release of Tom Uzhunnalil. Please, heavenly Father cause his abductors to release him to his family and these he has so faithfully served. Thankyou for the caregivers still serving these disabled people. In Jesus Name.
    BETTY F - Canada
  • Lord Jesus, I lift up Tom and all those people who were involved in the attack to you. They need your help, protection and encouragement. May they feel your care and love and be strengthened daily by you. Keep them all safe. Pam USA
    Pamela F - USA
  • Lord Jesus please protect him and see home safe, your will be done in everything Lord Jesus.
    zane j - USA
  • Father God, I pray to You for Tom Uzhannalil. If he is alive, please return him to his family. If he is not still alive, I pray you will comfort his family and the other families who also lost loved ones in this attack. I pray for the attackers that they may come to repentance and for the needs of the residents still there. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Rena B - USA
  • I do pray that Tom would be encouraged in his imprisonment, that he would boldly share the gospel, and that those who are holding him would set him free. May all those affected by the attack draw near to Your thrown of grace to receive mercy and find grace to help in this time of need. May they see You as everything they need in grief.
    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
  • Heavenly Father. Thank you for the faith and courage of Tom. I pray that Tom is safe, and that his captors would release him without harm. I pray that he will keep the faith and be a mighty witness, that his story would bring others to Christ. I pray for all who mourn, that you would comfort them. Thank you for your love and mercy. In Jesus name.
    Diana L - USA
  • Lord bless Tom, help him not to feel discouraged. I pray that he'd be released from his captives, that he' d be able to forgive those who has persecuted him. For your Glory I pray for many to come to know Jesus as Lord and savior.
    Susan B - 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 God, Our Father, I ask in Jesus Holy Name that you send angels to protect and do battle for Brother Tom who has come under imprisonment by the evil one thru his instrument, the gunmen who abducted him. See to his safety and needs during this trying time, and the needs of those mourning this attack. Lord, have him be released safely very soon. AMEN
    Pastor Rolf A - USA
  • Lord God I ask for Your protection for Tom. Give him the courage, words, strength to be a witness to his kidnappers. Open their eyes, and remove their hearts of stone. Then Tom can say like Joseph, you meant it for evil but GOD meant it for good. Thank You Lord
    barbara w - USA
  • Lord, I pray that You will be the God of all peace to Tom and his family and those who lost loved ones during this terrible attack. We rejoice that the residents were unharmed and pray that they might come to know Your grace as a result of the assault. In Jesus' name I pray, amen.
    Dr and Mrs J William D - USA
  • Lord, we pray for the divine protection of Tom and others under persecution from the evil world. May they find strength and comfort from Your Word that even if we walk through the deep rivers of troubles You will always be with us. We pray for Your revelation for those still living in the dark - AMEN
    Lovemore N - Zimbabwe
  • May the souls of those killed be in the hands of Our Lord Jesus Christ who knows best what to do. I pray He assists members of their families to withstand this bad treatment that their relatives faced. We believe in You Jesus, adore and love you more and more. Please enable us to pray more and more for those who are suffering too. Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Our God, you are great and mighty and you know exactly what our brother needs during this trial. We pray that you will keep him healthy and strong and comfort him in his grief. Please raise up other Christian workers to care for these dear elderly and disabled people who are precious to you.
    Brenda M - USA
  • Father, in the name of Jesus' name, I ask you for brother Tom's deliverance... Amen.
    Israel M - Puerto Rico
  • Oh Father, we plead with you for Tom's safety and safe return, but most of all for his faith, that it would not fail, but be strong, giving glory to God. Father, send Your angels and deliver him, in Jesus name.
    Michael B - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we thank You for Your mercy and provision. Thank You that You neither slumber nor sleep- that You are our keeper (Psalm 121). We ask in the name of Jesus Christ that those who did evil will come to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. We ask that Tom would be used for Your glory and that he would be returend safe. Ty in Jesus Name,
    Carmen L - USA
  • God, I ask your divine protection for Tom and your peace and mercy to surround him. Shower him with reminders of your love and faithfulness. For those family members and friends of the martyrs, I ask for your peace that passes understanding to guard their hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. May the light of the gospel shine brightly in this dark place.
    Jackie V - USA
  • We pray for brother Tom, we pray for his protection and his faith to remain strong in you. We pray for those mourning, that you would comfort them and we pray you would send more workers to take care of the elderly there. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Sara T - USA
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