These five Christian families refused to participate in a Hindu festival and were expelled from their village in India.
These five Christian families refused to participate in a Hindu festival and were expelled from their village in India.
Jun. 10, 2016 | India

Pray for Five Christian Families Expelled from Their Village

[467] prayers in [24] nations have been posted for Five Christian Families.

Five Christian families were expelled from their village recently for refusing to participate in a festival honoring Hindu gods. In March, several members of a Hindu radical group entered the predominantly Hindu village to collect money for the festival. Twenty families that had become Christian in the past two years refused to contribute because they were not going to attend the festival. The radicals shouted insults at them and later returned to further intimidate the Christians. After harassing the families for several days, the radicals announced to the entire village that the Christians should be denied access to public services. When the Christian families complained to police, they were told to comply with the Hindus’ demands. Under heavy pressure from the radicals and village leaders, 15 families agreed to pay a fine to remain in the village. A church has taken in the other five Christian families. Pray that these believers will be encouraged in their faith and will find work enabling them to support their families.

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  • King Jesus I commit these Christians that has been expel from their home India"' because they refused to comply to the Hindu decision to pay for their festival. Father you sees the injustice that handed to the poor, because they are poor. Father help them to wait on the Lord and be courageous, they will be rewarded. Amen.
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Lord I pray that you keep these five families who have been expelled from their home. Bless them indeed and enlarge their territory keep them from evil so that they may not course pain. let the joy of the Lord be with them.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Lord I pray that you keep these five families who have been expelled from their home. Bless them indeed and enlarge their territory keep them from evil so that they may not course pain. let the joy of the Lord be with them.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • for the Lord knows the way of the righteous,
    but the way of the wicked will perish (Psalm 1:6).

    Lord, these are Your people. Please give them their daily bread and more blessings besides! Grant them refuge, rest, and peace. May their courage inspire others to live for You, including their persecutors. In Jesus Name. Thank You God. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Lord we pray for these families and for the Hindus in their village, that they may be saved one day.
    Michael M - USA
  • Father, please open doors for these blessed families of Yours and protect them. We know the lies of Satan; I pray YOUR TRUTH will reign. False religions extort money. JESUS gave His life. We have a God like no other and we bless You and thank you for every precious soul. Help them to endure these struggles by the power of Your Spirit in Jesus' name.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Heavenly Father, thank You that You are our Firm Foundation. May these five brave families be affirmed in their faith in ways that bring You glory and honor. May they know in their hearts and minds that You are with them, guiding, blessing, loving, and blessed by their devotion. Keep their hearts and minds tender to Your voice. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Carol S - USA
  • FATHER GOD I pray for the CHRISTIAN families that are being persecuted by hindus and for all CHRISTIANS in the world because all CHRISTIANS even in the US are being targeted
    Mark B - USA
  • I pray that the Holy Spirit surrounds you with safety, courage, peace, and love to continue worshipping and sharing the gospel. Thank you for your example of courage.
    Betty A - USA
  • Lord Almighty, I ask that Your Spirit will cover and uplift these people. Protect them and use them to win souls. Help them to be strong in and for You. Pamela USA
    Pamela F - USA
  • Father, I pray for these families that you would help them remain faithful. I pray you would go before them and prepare their way. Speak to the hearts of their persecutors, change them. Give these families wisdom and guidance in knowing what to do. cover them with your presence. Make a way for them.
    polly c - USA
  • Father these dear families have been tested and stood for Your Name and we pray for mercy and grace to clothe them Help us to support these Mayrters
    Paul M - USA
  • Dear Lord, strengthen the heart, mind, body and soul of these saints of yours. Please provide encouragement, patience, courage, hope, and love, even for their enemies. Love them, and love through them.
    mark m - USA
  • Dear Father, thank You for giving these believers the courage to stand for their faith! May You work all of this together for their good, as You promise in Your Word. Deliver them from destruction, as they walk with You, and may those who would persecute them be convicted and turn to You in repentance. Bless abundantly those who follow You!
    Carolyn L - USA
  • Lord, praise to you for new Christians. May they stay strong against persecution, standing on the promises in your Word. Bless them in the name of Jesus and through the comfort of your Spirit. May your Spirit soften the hearts of the resistance, enabling these families to remain comfortably and safely (finding work too) in the village.
    Sheryl S - USA
  • Father In Jesus name I pray that You will draw all the people being touched by these warriors closer to you, and open the eyes of their hearts as well as their minds to understand the scriptures. Also give them ears to hear and I also pray that you do exceedingly abundantly above and beyond anything we can ask for or think of. Thank you in advance AMEN
    Mark M - USA
  • Amen
    Alexandr P - Russia
  • Lord thank you for the Faith of these Christians. Lord i am happy to hear that they rather suffer then to dishonor You! What a great joy this must be in their lives. Lord i pray that You will double their joy! That you will double their peace, and double their faith! Please use them to reach many lost people with the truth Of our Savior God Jesus!
    Piet K - Netherlands
  • Father you Word says let this gospel be preached unto all the world. Once again Father we have Christian families under persecution and threats from evil people living in darkness who need to hear your Word so their hearts may be changed to love instead of hating and killing. You are a God of love not war. protect all in need here Father amen
    Carol L - United Kingdom
  • Dear LORD, thank You for the convictions of those Christian families who refused to contribute to festival honoring Hindu gods - the same convictions that we as Christians in general need to pray for when it comes to paying homage to gods of other, non-Christian faiths. But also remember the families who felt compelled to give under pressure. Amen.
    Everett T - USA
  • Father, I thank You for the faith of these families and their refusal to honor other gods. We ask that these believers will be encouraged in their faith and remain bold and courageous in Your provision for their needs. Guide them in finding work in order to care for their families during this persecution and may the Hindus have a change of heart
    Gail M - USA
  • Father in Heaven, I ask that you will bless these families who and chosen to honor You instead of false gods. Lord, please comfort my brothers and sisters in Christ and allow them to find work and continue to bring glory to Your name. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.
    Ashley H - USA
  • Lord I pray especially for the 5 families who took refuge in a church. Help them to remain strong in their faith. May they be shinning lights to the people around them. The other 15 families may they not lose their faith in Christ and may they be witnesses to those they live with. Help all these families to find work. Help all to live for Jesus, Amen
    Joel H - USA
  • Father Lord thank you for the courage you have given these families to stand Father let them know you are with them and will provide all their needs.Father remove the scales off the eyes of those who don't believe Father i thank you for all you are doing for are brothers and sisters in Jesus name amen
    Ronald R - USA
  • Father, thank You for these families that have stood firm for You and are paying a price for it. Please provide for them, protect them, and help them to find jobs to support their families. May they be a bold witness for Jesus so that many people are saved.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, thank you so much for the faithfulness of the 20 families who refused to bow down to Hindu gods! Remind them of how you blessed Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednigo for also not refusing to bow down. Provide for them during this trying time, and give them joy and peace despite their current situation. In Yeshua's Name, amein!
    Embriette H - USA
  • Dear Lord & Master, Father of All good things, giver of life. It is only thru Your Word that I can encourage my fellow believers who are so gravely perecuted. Strengthen them through their sufferings & enable to identify in Your sufferings. Though You had no place to rest Your head, provide for my brothers & sisters, consider our frailty. In Your Name
    Ronnie P - USA
  • Father I pray for the five families , giving them courage and a hand . sending them lots of faith.
    Juniper B - USA
  • Father coming at this time to pray for the five families. Give them a blessing to that only you can give. Sending them my love.
    Cathy O - USA
  • Father, thank You for the faithfulness of these Christians under persecution from Hindus. Continue to strengthen them and grow them in their faith. Guide them concerning the demands placed upon them in the future and their response. Bless them and meet their every need. Extend Your mercy to the Hindus that they may seek Jesus the Savior of all men
    Gail M - USA
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