A pastor receives a Bible.
A pastor receives a Bible.
Apr. 21, 2017 | Mali

Pray for the Distribution of Bibles in Southern Mali

[237] prayers in [17] nations have been posted for Pastors distributing Bibles.

There is a shortage of Bibles in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali, and the Bibles are desperately needed because of an increasing number of new Christian believers. In the past, Islamic extremists destroyed Bibles first when attacking villages. VOM recently replaced 1,200 Bibles, but that number represents only a fraction of what is needed in the area. Brother Amadou Barry, a pastor and former imam, placed his faith in Christ after a pastor gave him a Bible in Arabic. He had read in the Quran that Jesus, son of Mary, is above all, and he saw that confirmed in Philippians 2 and Colossians 2. Unsettled by these Bible verses, he returned to the pastor who had given him the Bible and told him he believed Jesus is God. Please pray for the courage of pastors engaged in door-to-door evangelism, and pray that they will receive adequate literature and resources to replace the Bibles that are destroyed.

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  • Father, we believe that the entrance of Your Word brings light. We saw that happen in the life of Brother Amadou. Thank You for providing Bibles to those who have lost them in attacks. Grant courage to and prosper the witness of pastors engaged in door-to door evangelism. Provide the literature and resources to replace those that have been destroyed
    Antoinette D - USA
  • Thank you, Heavenly Father, for conversion of Muslims to Christianity and their boldness to go and then preach the gospel. We pray that You will burden Christians to give generously for bibles to be given to those who need and want Your Word, to grow in the knowledge and obedience of Christ and to become disciples that can teach others of Your glory.
    MARI S - USA
  • Dear Lord, thank you for your Word going out around the world, particularly in southern Mali where Bibles have been destroyed. Convict those who have done this and bring them to a living faith in you. Uphold those so brave to speak of you in door-to door evangelism and keep them safe please we pray. In Jesus mighty and powerful name. Amen
    Linda R - Australia
  • 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
  • Lord, we thank you for your Word, which is the power of God unto salvation, and pray that copies of your Word would be made available to the people of Mali. I pray for courage and protection of those who are distributing Christian literature, that you would cover their activity from those who would try to stop them and that your word would change lives
    Dawn B - 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 I pray for the raising up of Bibles and for the hands that distribute them. I pray for wisdom and knowledge from the Spirit as those who know You share about You and are asked about You. I pray Lord for the hope of nations to be on the lips of the pastors in Mali and for stamina to keep up with the demands and joys of ministry there.
    Joy H - USA
  • I pray that the Word of God cause dissension, that no life be untouched by the sword that cleaves marrow and bone. I pray that those attack the Lamb's followers see their courage and faith and be moved by it. I pray that the Bibles reach those who need them most, and that all realize that atonement is true. 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
  • Lord i pray that they get the resources they need to do your work and the courage and strength to carry it out. Also for peace and freedom from fear attacks the enemy sends their way to try and discourage them.
    In the name of Jesus
    amen
    sherry
    usa
    sherry r - USA
  • Lord, i pray for the courage of pastors engaged in door to door evangelism that You would bless them and they would be lead by Your Holy Spirit in all they say and do. I also pray that they will receive adequate literature and resources to replace the Bibles that were destroyed. Send laborers into Your harvest for Your glory, in Jesus Name, Amen
    Anne S - USA
  • Father I ask for your protection over all your servants who minister door to door in this country. Holy Spirit stir the hearts of all those who have the resources to provide more bibles so that your children can come to know your word and treasure it in their heart to an overflowing. Lift up all who believe in your Son above their circumstances. Amen
    Ingrid V - USA
  • Father God thank u for touching many believers who generously contributed to sending these bibles to those who really need them in this hostile land, it is dangerous so I pray for special protection for all who are risking their lives in this effort. Bless the receipients that lives will be changed by the power that is in ur word in Jesus name I pray.
    Tina K - USA
  • Bless you dear lord for the new believers that have come to you.If it is in your will may bibles be given to the new believers. I pray many more may come believing.bless you Lord may your will be done. amen
    Marie C - USA
  • Praying
    Carla M - USA
  • Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon the people who wish to spread Holy Bibles.
    Peter K - USA
  • Father, thank you for the power of your Word. Please, continue to open doors of opportunities in this area. Help them overcome their fears. Speak to the hearts of those they minister to. Wrap your arms of strength around all involved. May your Spirit move upon the hearers and readers of your Word. bless those that have accepted your Son, Jesus.
    polly c - USA
  • Father, please give the pastors in Mail the resources they need and the boldness to witness for Jesus wherever they go. Open doors of provision and prepare hearts to hear the good new of Jesus. Exceed the needs of the pastors and churches in Mali so they can be a funnel of kingdom resources where they are needed. In Jesus name, AMEN!
    Steve L - USA
  • Father, we pray for these pastors who are distributing Bibles in Mali. We ask that you would encourage them and give them the resources they need to evangelize their people. We pray for the free distribution of Bibles without any restrictions from the government. In Jesus name.
    Rhonda F - USA
  • Thank you Dear Jesus for all you are doing. I ask you to provide more bibles to the Christians and non-Christians in Mali. BE with the people as they read your Word so they will see you are real and come to you for salvation. Encoruage the Pastors and congregations and keep them safe I pray. Pam F - USA
    Pamela F - USA
  • Heavenly Father, please provide the Bibles and other literature to all those who hunger for Your word. Please bless the efforts of all involved in translating and getting Bibles to places where they are not plentiful or welcomed. Please bless Bro. Barry in all that he is doing and keep him and all Christians in that area safe from harm. In Jesus' name.
    Vickie M - USA
  • Father, Your word is powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword. I pray that You will continue to provide these dedicated Mali pastors with sufficient Christian literature and resources to replace the Bibles destoyed by Islamic extremists. Enable each pastor who's engaged in door-to-door evangelism to courageously and faithfully proclaim Your word.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Heavenly Father, please meet the every need of your people in Southern Mali. Strengthen your people, be a fortress and a hedge around about them. Keep them from temptation and deliver them from evil. Give them courage and wisdom as they spread the good news and fill them with your love.In Jesus name I ask.
    Lee A - USA
  • Heavenly Father, Your Word is sharper than a double edged sword and nothing can stop It from permeating into those who seek You. May the pastors in Mali and the world over be inspired through the power of the Holy Spirit to spread the Word boldly so that still in the dark receive salvation and deliverance. AMEN
    Lovemore N - Zimbabwe
  • Father, thank You how you are working in Mali. Grant the pastors courage, strength, protection and wisdom as they share Jesus with others. Please bless them with more than enough resources to meet the needs. May then continue to trust You fully and have no fear of anyone and may they allow Jesus to live through them and bear much fruit. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Thank You Lord for how You are revealing Yourself to these people and saving them! Your mercies are great toward us. We ask Jesus that Your Name and Your Word would be glorified above all things in Mali (Psalm 138:2). May Your Word be sent forth and accomplish the purpose for which You sent it (Isaiah 55:11).
    Hannah C - Ecuador
  • Father we pray that nothing will hinder the distribution of Bibles in Mali. We ask that they will come into the hands of those who are hungry for truth & for the living God. Protect these Scriptures & give divine understanding to those who read & teach them. Enable many to hide the Word in their hearts through song & memorization. Grow Your church now
    Jane G - USA
  • Let Your Word go forth and accomplish Your will Father! Protect, multiply, convict, encourage, teach and sanctify through it and those trying to share. Please help it to be fertile soil in Mali and prepare hearts and protect the planting. In Jesus name!
    Melissa S - USA
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