Most Tajik are Sunni Muslims.
Most Tajik are Sunni Muslims.
Apr. 12, 2018 | Tajikistan

Pray for Church Raided and Monitored by KGB Officials

[330] prayers in [20] nations have been posted for Raided Church.

KGB officials walked into an ongoing church service on Sunday, March 11 and began taking photos and recording video. When church leaders protested, the officials said it was an official examination, though they did not provide documentation. The officials also walked around the church premises and collected Christian literature from various rooms. According to a local church leader, “They intend to conduct a religious censor examination for prohibited materials.” One of those “prohibited materials” is Josh McDowell’s More Than a Carpenter, which is banned in Tajikistan. This particular church has already received two warnings. After a third warning, authorities have the right to close the church. “Please pray that the Lord will give us the opportunity to keep freely distributing the Good News in our country and beyond,” a VOM contact wrote. “And also pray that we have the opportunity to have all necessary Christian literature for self-education and for evangelism.”

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  • Abba, thank You for taking care all the church members in Tajikistan.Please take away their fears and let them dwell in unity. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Father in heaven I pray that this church of believers are given courage and strength to surpass the persecution of the enemy. Father grant them favor in sharing the good news with the lost and cloak their every move in your glory that they may preach without being found. Amen.
    Ingrid V - USA
  • dear lord jesus ,cover this little church with your protecting blood & any others, may the old soviets back off ,comfort provide 4 them with all they need thank you lord
    john b - Ireland
  • God- I stand with Your Church believing Your Good News will freely flow in Tajikistan & beyond- however You move God we trust You! I lift up the KGB & persecutors- praying for eyes to see, ears to hear & hearts softened to receive You Jesus! God continue to grow up Your Church supplying ALL their needs so they can do Your Kingdom work! In Christ-Amen
    Kisha M - USA
  • Lord please bless this Church. That they will be fruitfull. That they will not love their own lives. But have a burning love for the people around them. That they will follow You everyday, in works and actions.
    Piet K - Netherlands
  • Dear loving Father, blessed be Your Name! I pray that You will continue to give Your ministers and pastors the opportunities to keep teaching and admonishing Your new disciples and to have plenty of Bibles and teaching resources on hand. I pray that You will not let this church be closed and that Your children will not be frightened or put down. Amen.
    Lillian H - USA
  • Father, Cause the gospel to be preached through Tajikistan and beyond and provide the literature for discipleship and evangelism. Give Christians favor throughout this land and let the light of Jesus thru the gospel be seen. We remit the sins of this people for not repenting and we ask You to pour out your goodness upon them that leads to repentance.
    MARI S - USA
  • Father, You see all that is going on here in this area. We don't know your will in all things. We know persecution will always be till Jesus returns. I pray you move in this situation. Give the pastor and his congregation wisdom and strength as they face this. Guide them in knowing how to handle this. Open the eyes of those who are doing this.
    polly c - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    I pray for your children of this radied church. I pray that you will help them keep their Christian books and that you will protect those who wish to them evil and that you soften those hearts to your word. Protect them as they procailm the good news of Jesus. In his name I pray Amen
    Debi V - USA
  • Father, what would You have Your children do in such a situation. I think that You would want us to carry on. I pray that You would empower this congregation to carry on despite the opposition. Please comfort them in this. Amen
    Lloyd B - USA
  • Father, i pray that You would give the church in Tajikistan an opportunity to keep freely distributing the Good News in their country and beyond; Lord i pray that my brothers and sisters would have the opportunity to have all necessary Christian literature for self-education and for evangelism. In Jesus Name, Amen
    Anne S - USA
  • Heavenly Father, Continue the work of evangelism and literature distribution in Tajikistan. They want to do Your work and spread the good news about Jesus Christ with the help of the angelic host directed by the Holy Spirit. Send special counsel and comfort to show them how to believe for this miracle to to strengthen Your body to become mature.
    MARI S - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    Please give these Brothers and Sisters in Christ the opportunity to continue sharing Christian literature and their faith with all those around them. Protect them; shelter them with your wings. May their evangelism continue For Your Glory. Give them strength and courage in this time. May the church remain open. In the name of Jesus, Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Yahweh in the name of your son we come before your throne of grace to protect these true believers in this country let them continue to do your work in this country Open the hearts of those who are in Authority and leadership place a hedge of protection around all families that are involved with your work in Jesus name amen
    Ronald R - USA
  • Holy Father,I pray that You will rise up and confuse the enemy so that Your children will be able to continue having opportunities to share the Good News with all the necessary materials they need to nourish those who are growing in their faith.In Jesus' name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Dear Lord, please provide wisdom and strength to these church members and let them cling to one another and your Word. For Your Word is Truth: that Jesus Christ is savior and redeemer of all people, everywhere. Let the confiscation of materials provide an even wider audience to those unredeemed, bringing even greater numbers to faith in Jesus Christ.
    Tracy L - USA
  • Oh God, grant these Tajik Christians the courage to hold on to their faith amidst persecution and the wisdom to share the good news with their countrymen in Jesus name. AMEN.
    Jacob O - Nigeria
  • Dear Lord, thank you for always being with us. I pray for healing 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
  • Father, continue to strengthen the faith of this congregation that You are in control. May they seek Your face together to follow Your direction through this. We ask for favor with the authorities and that the church can continue to distribute the gospel wherever. Please provide the materials they need to know You more and for evangelism
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, continue to strengthen the faith of this congregation that You are in control. May they seek Your face together to follow Your direction through this. We ask for favor with the authorities and that the church can continue to distribute the gospel wherever. Please provide the materials they need to know You more and for evangelism
    Gail M - USA
  • Father use these believers in a mighty way. Fill them with the knowledge of Your will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so they will walk in a manner worthy of You, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of You; strengthened with all power, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously giving thanks.
    Kendall P - USA
  • Lord I ask that the info collected would not be given to the authorities, I pray that it would be lost, confounded and kept out of those who wish to persecute Your people. I pray that the church would be allowed to meet and have the resources they need in order to lead people to Your quenching water. I pray for hope amidst persecution, joy amidst trial
    Joy H - USA
  • Father let these believers rejoice and be glad, for their reward in heaven is great; for in the same way
    the prophets were persecuted who were before them. Let them rejoice in their sufferings for your
    sake, as in their flesh they do their share on behalf of Christ's body, which is the church, in filling up
    what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.
    Kendall P - USA
  • Father please allow your people to worship you freely in all the land! Please protect this church from future raids Lord! Please Father equip your people with Your Word that they would be able to share it with others and bring forth fruit for you Lord! Father protect your people Lord, we are living in dangerous times, Father hear our prayers!
    Amy R - USA
  • heavenly Father I come to you in the name of Jesus Christ my Lord my Savior. Let those who confiscated this material read it and they themselves become believers in Jesus.Lord I pray this church could go on preaching the gospel and reaching people for Jesus. Protect this church I pray and let it thrive for Your glory. Amen
    Rose Marie P - USA
  • Father I pray over this church, that they would not be detoured from Your plan for their lives. I pray You would give them uncommon endurance and strength. I pray they would be further emboldened to win the lost. I pray the hearts of the authorities will turn toward You and all materials will be returned as well as the ability to continue to meet.
    Tricia W - USA
  • Father I pray that you send the angels charge around this church. Protect them from the government and those that would hurt them. Hide the Christian paraphernalia from their eyes Lord and send revival unlike never before for your honor and glory. Amen
    Sherry C - USA
  • Father I pray for open doors of faith and gospel to this Church. May your grace be so sufficient that there be freedom for Christians to serve God as they wish. May your Holy Spirit be at work in Tajikistan. May the Gospel fill and subdue the whole place that Jesus may be known in that place in Jesus Name, Amen.
    Sipho S - South Africa
  • Heavenly Father, I give you the praise, glory, and honor for who you are. I come before you by and through the blood of Yeshua to the throne room of grace. I intercede for this church in Tajikistan that the enemy will not silence the word of the Lord in the House of God. We pray for a hedge of protection around this church. In Yeshua's name. Amen.
    Kelvin O - USA
  • Lord of Hosts flood Tajikistan with your Holy Spirit and your messengers. Through your grace fill the souls of the persecutors with the message of the Gospel through reading the materials they have seized. Through your grace soften the hearts of those in authority to allow the church to remain open and a bastion of outreach. Amen
    Paul M - USA
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