These five Iranian Christians were arrested for their involvement in house churches.
These five Iranian Christians were arrested for their involvement in house churches.
Apr. 21, 2017 | Iran

Pray for Pastor Victor and Other Believers Facing Charges in Tehran

[260] prayers in [21] nations have been posted for Pastor Victor and friends.

Several Christian men face charges related to evangelism in Tehran, and two are still in prison. Pastor Victor, Amin Nader Afshar and Kavian were arrested at the pastor’s house during a Christmas celebration in 2014 and released on bail in early 2015. Pastor Victor was charged with evangelism, acting against national security and conducting illegal Christian gatherings. Pastor Victor’s son, Ramiel, was then arrested at a picnic in August 2016 along with Amin and three others. Two of the men, Amin and Hadi Askary, are still in prison. All five have been charged with acting against national security and organizing and creating house churches, and Ramiel faces additional charges for propagating the teachings of his father. Pray that the two still in prison will be released, that bail money will be restored and that the case against Pastor Victor will be dropped. Pray that the judge and other officials will rule justly and come to know the truth of Christ that these men are proclaiming.

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  • Heavenly Father, give wisdom to those who are trying these cases in the courts. Let them see that they are fighting You, Holy God, and that the fear of the Lord would be upon them to do Your will for Your servants. Set these captives free to do Your work in the nations and in Iraq that all may see that Jesus is Lord to the glory of the Father.
    MARI S - USA
  • Dear Lord, I pray for healing and provision for those persecuted and forced to flee homes, comfort for family and friends of those lost or injured, security for those sharing You despite threats, and salvation to those who are persecuting your Church. I pray Your light would shine for many to see through these trials. Amen
    Olga G - USA
  • Dear Lord, I do not know if these men have been released, but I pray for them and others like them who are being arrested and imprisoned for their faith in Iran that you would work in their behalf and use them where they are to bring many to Christ. I pray that their faith would not fail and that their house churches might continue to be able to meet.
    Dawn B - USA
  • Lord please help the two who are in prison to be released. Thank you for these men's faith and willingness to serve you inspire if heavy persecution. I pray the bail money to be restored, the charges against Pastor Victor to be dropped. I also pray for the judge and other officials to rule justly and that they would come to know you personally.
    Cynthia H - USA
  • Dear FATHER GOD JESUS CHRIST, ( Isaiah 9:6 ) 
              Please saturate Your Church with Your HOLY SPIRIT, AMEN. (Luke 11:13 )
    eric H - USA
  • Lord, nothing you do is done without purpose. Everything you do is for your glory. May these men be strengthened by your spirit and comfort. May you allow these men to receive supernatural mercy &grace from the Iranian government. May you use this time for them to GROW in you and be deeply rooted in you. I ask for all these things under ur full authori
    Santi B - USA
  • Lord I pray for those in prison in Iran for the sake of Your name. I pray that Your name would be glorified and praised and held high throughout the trials. I pray for justice and favor with the judges and those making decisions. I pray for wisdom from the Holy Spirit as the men continue sharing the truth of Christ.
    Joy H - USA
  • Father, please allow for the release of the two men still in prison, and please help those who hurt them to come to know you. Amen.
    Lauren M - USA
  • I praise the Lord that His message is reaching people, and I pray that the pastor and his flock will keep their faith through this trial. I pray that justice come to them, and I know it will eventually, if not on this Earth. I pray that the men persecuting them find Jesus, and that they repent. His will be done, forever and always. Amen
    Cassie K - USA
  • FATHER GOD,
    Please give these precious Believers favor , and surround them with YOUR Mighty angels . Comfort them, letting them know that YOU are with them! Spread YOUR HOLY LIGHT in this very dark area. Convict souls being used by the enemy, and send millions of Soul Winners to this region. IN JESUS' NAME , AMEN !!
    Doris G - USA
  • the grace of or lord Jesus christ be with you AMEN .also i have Charity project wich i would like to involve you if you dont mind ? . but i need you to know that am new here but i will email you Prayer points in Bible so,I will want you to get back to me in my private email address here at ( kattty22222i@gmail.com or katty22222i@gmail.com )
    Katty W - USA
  • the mighty Name of Jesus may the grace of or lord Jesus christ be with you AMEN .also i have Charity project wich i would like to involve you if you dont mind ? . but i need you to know that am new here but i will email you Prayer points in Bible so,I will want you to get back to me in my private email address here at ( kattty22222i@gmail.com or ka
    Katty W - USA
  • Father god I pray that u have favor on my brothers if u r for us god who can be against us I pray that every charge is dropped against my brothers I pray the bail money will be made give my brothers strength during this time in Jesus name amen
    Shelly v - USA
  • Dear Lord, Thank you for these men. Lead and guide them where you need them. give them your peace and calm a steadfast heart for the work they are asked to do. Amen
    Marie C - USA
  • Lord I pray you grant all these men favor against the lies of the enemy. Father allow the two who are still in prison to be released and reunited with their families. May your mighty power reign over these cases and all restored. May all this be in Your name and for Your Glory. Amen.
    Ingrid V - USA
  • Thank You Lord for these bold witnesses for You. Pastor Victor and friends of Yours need Your encouragement and boldness, nomatter where they are. They are Children of The King. Give them Your words and Your love as they minister to people in prison or out. May Thy Spirit minister thru them in Love. I ask in Jesus Holy Name, Amen
    Patsy Mae W - USA
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    Carla M - USA
  • FAther, once again you see all this that is happening. You see each one of these men and love them. I pray your will be done, I pray they keep their eyes on you and not lose hope. Wrap your arms around them. If it be your will, please, have them released. Renew their strength as they wait upon you. comfort them and their families. Open blinded eyes.
    polly c - USA
  • Father, please bring to naught the charges against these men and tun the plans of the enemy against him. May the testimony and behavior of victor and the others shine the light of Christ into the hearts of their persecutors bringing them into the kingdom of heaven. In Jesus name, AMEN!
    Steve USA
    Steve L - USA
  • Father, we pray that Pastor Victor's case would be dismissed. That you would encourage the judge to make the right decision & that others thru all this would find salvation thru Jesus Christ. Protect & guide these 5 men as they seek to serve you. In Jesus name.
    Rhonda F - USA
  • Dear Lord Jesus, I lift these 5 men up before you again. Speak to them from your Word and give them encouragement, strength to continue on for you and guidance in every way. Influence the government to release those still in prison and charges be dropped. Save the people of Tehran.
    Pam F - USA
    Pamela F - USA
  • Heavenly Father, thank You so much for these men & their examples of faith. Please watch over & protect them all from all injustices. Please free them to continue to bring Your word and good news to others in their land without further problems. Please continue to grow their faith,strengthen them, provide for them. Lead their persecutors to You.
    Vickie M - USA
  • Father, may justice prevail for our Iranian brothers and may the judges and other officials associated with this case come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. I pray that Amin and Hadi will will be released from prison and allowed to return home to their family's, that their bail money will be restored, and the case against Pastor Victor be dropped.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Your owrd Father is a threat to the devil and his agents. May You be a hedge of protection around those who are being persecuted for Your Word in Iran and other hostile areas of the world. May those in prison be released unconditionally just like what heppened to Peter. May they however use their time in prison to spread the Word. AMEN
    Lovemore N - Zimbabwe
  • Father, the Almighty God who works miracles beyond our imagination, please help these men who remain in prison to be released. May the charges against them be dropped and all bail be returned. May they continue to trust You fully. May they be courageous and bold in sharing the gospel and have no fear. May many be saved by their witness. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Thank You God for the faith and courage of these men. Protect their lives and their families. We ask You for the release of the two remaining imprisoned that they may continue to proclaim the gospel. In prison, continue to reveal Your love to them and use them to bring others to Christ.
    Hannah C - Ecuador
  • Father God, open the doors of the prison and release these faithful believers. Use them to spread the gospel of life and peace, in Jesus name
    mark h - USA
  • Dear Lord we pray for those who are still in prison will be released, that bail money will be restored and that the case against Pastor Victor will be dropped. We pray that the judge and other officials will rule justly and come to know the truth of Christ that these men are proclaiming. Remember their families and protect them in the Name of Jesus.
    Maryann T - Kenya
  • Abba, Father of our Lord Jesus please we pray for the intervention in cases of these believers in Tehran. God soften the hearts of the judges to show compassion and be just in their ruling to set them free.Deal with the judiciary system,give the rulers compassionate heart.May more people defend these innocent,pour your grace&mercy to draw many to Jesus
    BENEDICTA N - USA
  • Dear God, I Thank You for our brothers in Christ in Iran. I ask in faith that our two brothers in jail be released, the bail money be restored, and the case against Pastor Victor be dropped! Christ who is at the right hand of God have already made intercession for them. Lord give them Your Peace! In Jesus name Amen!
    Geria M - USA
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