Hindus managed to disrupt a church in western Nepal, but others are still worshipping.
Hindus managed to disrupt a church in western Nepal, but others are still worshipping.
Dec. 06, 2018 | Nepal

Church Disbands Because of Hindu Persecution

[314] prayers in [17] nations have been posted for Pakhluwa Church Members.

The Pakhluwa Eternal Life Church in Palpa district, western Nepal, grew to 30 members in nine months before high-caste Hindus began to object. At first the Hindus complained about the guitar and drums the Christians used for worship music. But when the church quit using musical instruments in worship, the Hindus began demanding that the church stop celebrating the Lord’s Supper. The Christians then opted to travel to another church 30 miles away to celebrate Communion with other believers once a month. Community opposition continued, until finally the church members decided to start meeting in homes instead of their church building. Attendance fell by half, until the church disbanded in November. According to the overseeing pastor, Nepali Hindus have been influenced in recent years by Hindu extremist from India. Pray that these believers will regain the courage to meet for fellowship.

Write your own prayer for Pakhluwa Church Members

  • Father, I thank You for the church in India. I pray that it would grow despite persecution. I pray that believers would be strengthened in their faith and not forsake You. In the Name of Yeshua, Amen.
    Kia W - USA
  • Father God, I ask that the Christian church be able to worship just like the Hindu Church be able to worship. I asked that the Christian Church be able to Worship You freely in Jesus name amen!
    Robin S - USA
  • O Father, thank You that we can bring this need before You together. We ask that You will renew those who have given up their united worship in this church. Give courage, wisdom, and a hunger for fellowship together again to these our brothers and sisters in Christ. Grant them grace upon grace to follow any way that Your will lead them. Thank You.
    Karen K - USA
  • Our Father, please help all the Pakhluwa Church Members. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Heavenly Father , I commit the church inpPakhluwa to you intervention, the members as become discourage by Hindu harassment, come to the rescue of your people do Father strengtened them,grant the courage to persevere despite challenges from the enemy, knowing we overcome by faith who to the end endure,bound the enemy and grant victory to your people
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Father,
    Increase their faith,make their hearts to know Your love.Calm the storm.Thank you for helping them,strengthening them,being with them,holding them up with your victorious right hand&being their God.Breathe on them.Thank you You have overcome the world and they are victorious over the schemes of the devil.Make them bold. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Maria R - USA
  • Father,
    Increase their faith,make their hearts to know Your love.Calm the storm.Thank you for helping them,strengthening them,being with them,holding them up with your victorious right hand&being their God.Breathe on them.Thank you You have overcome the world and they are victorious over the schemes of the devil.Make them bold. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Maria R - USA
  • Dear Jesus, send Your Holy Spirit to these precious Christians. Give their leaders wisdom and discernment . Give the Christians joy and bring them a great measure of Your power for healing and wisdom. Convict the Hindus of their evil actions and may they turn to You. Give boldness to the Christian leaders. Protect them by Your strong name, Jesus.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Father God, change the hearts of the persecutors and let Jesus name be praised in this area
    mark h - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we lift up the members of the Pakhluwa Church body and give You thanks. These are seeds You planted, we pray that they would spring forth renewed. Let Your word be brought to mind often, the fellowship be recalled & renewed. Plant their roots deep in faith, strong in courage, built on the hope of Jesus. His love casts out all fear
    Peg B - USA
  • Holy Father, In Jesus name I pray that you would raise our awareness of your presence in every place in the world. That Nepal would be rocked to the core with the undeniable Love, Joy and Peace that comes by the Holy Spirit who created all things. Please reestablish The Pakhluwa Eternal Life Church with a renewed and strong faith in Jesus Name Amen.
    Eric P - USA
  • Father, have mercy on the Pakhluma Church members. You have been sifting them to reveal the depth of their relationship to You. Draw those who are truly Yours into fellowship with You. Raise up a remnant among them and strengthen them to resist the temptations to fear and to abandon their first love. Raise up those who will stand courageously for You.
    Toni D - USA
  • Lord help the Pakhluwa Church Members regain the courage to stand in faithfulness through this trial. Unite them together to praise you and teach your truth no matter what.You are worth all cost - let their light so shine before men that the darkness will never be able to extinguish it. You lead them in victory and strip them if all fear. Grant boldnes
    Atacy U - USA
  • Help Pakhluwa Church members to come together again, larger and stronger in you. Don't let this setback be the end, but the very beginning of doing great things in Nepal. Lord, you love and died for the people of the world. You want to see Nepal come to faith and know you. If they reject you, the reject eternal life, and embrace eternal damnation.
    Mark M - USA
  • Lord, please help these believers to meet for worship and fellowship. Provide encouragement and safe haven for them so that they may connect with other believers. Amen.
    Tracy L - USA
  • Lord, You well know the hearts of men and their thoughts and how extremists want to extinguish Your light and truth. Please turn this situation around for Your glory, allowing this church to re-establish and call even more Hindus out of darkness. May Your Word not return to You void. May it pierce through the deceitfulness of Hinduism and multiply.
    Beth P - USA
  • Lord Jesus please help this church in Napal that has been disbanded because of provocation, help them to pluck courage and carry on for you. Help them not to cast away their confidence as it has great reward, let them see the plan of Satan to destroy them and pull them down to distraction,Father do rescue them and let them keep the light shining for
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Dear Lord, May these Christian brothers and sisters in Nepal continue to worship together despite persecution. May they be bold in their faith, and may they lead others to Christ. Help the authorities to see that Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. In Jesus name, amen.
    Tricia G - USA
  • Dear Lord, May Your people grow in boldness. Would You speak courage, hope & grace tothem. May nothing discourage them from attending church, & encouraging other believers. may they all grow in Your Word. TY for providing a place for them to worship, whether it's in homes, the church, or elsewhere. May many be added to Your Kingdom in Jesus' Name.
    Lisa T - USA
  • Father, i pray that these believers will regain the courage to meet for fellowship, even if it is just in their homes. Lord, help them to trust in You and not be afraid. Help them to be bold and courageous for You. Help these believers to love You with all of their heart, soul, mind and strength and to love each other as themselves. In Jesus Name.
    Anne S - USA
  • Father above, please gather your people and let them rejoice in the presence of hope for change. Help them to overcome their obstacles by giving them visions of solutions to this issue. I also pray that you will help the extremists to see your glory and change their hateful ways. In Jesus' holy and loving name I pray, Amen.
    Sarah M - USA
  • Father God May the Hindu e tremists of India suffer major set back financially health and security is concerned. May they suffer distress to open their eyes and know their demon gods have brought this upon them close all the doors of opportunities so they languish. It is then they will look to you for sustenance and hope. Only you can meet the needs
    Benedicta N - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the Nepali believers and ask that you speak in their hearts and help them to grow strong in their faith. Give them the courage, mindset, strength to know more about you and meet for fellowship. Speak to the hearts of the persecutors so they may know the truth. Let your loving hand guide them and help them to know the truth. Amen
    David A - USA
  • Lord Jesus, Please Order the steps of the Body of Christ in Nepal, Grant them Your Protection, Fortitude, Growth in You, Way to spread Your Gospel with the Hindus and Fellowship with each other, and Blessed Assurance. Please Change and Open the hearts of the Hindu extremists and other Hindus to You, In Jesus' Name, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • OUR FATHER, IN JESUS' NAME, we lift the Body of Christ who attend the Pakhluwa Eternal Life Church up to You. The Lord Jesus Bind and Rebuke Satan, his hosts, and the Hindu extremists from using anything against them according to Your Will, In Jesus Christ Name, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • Father stir these believers hearts to start meeting again. Restore the Praise in their times of worship and not let the cares of this world keep them from communing with you. I declare right now that Judah ( praise) will go first!! I call in boldness, courage, and a new level of faith!! They have love, power, and a sound mind!!! No Fear
    Yvonne V - USA
  • "... But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us again. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us, as you help us by your prayers ..." 2Corinthians 1:9b-11a
    Amy R - USA
  • Holy Father, You know Your children's hearts and their needs. Provide them with whatever they need to remain faithful to You. Send others to encourage them and may their love for You begin to pierce the darkness around them. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Father, every religion apart from Christ will turn to violence, because it is a lie. We know Satan will continue to prowl, seeking out your people no matter where they go until Christ comes again. Please help Your saints in Nepal to be able to worship together and let the Hindus be convicted of their wickedness and turn to Jesus who is mighty to save.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Lord I pray for Your church in Nepal. I pray You go before them and fight for them. I pray these people will find courage in that and are able to meet together once again. I pray You may build your church up again in this area
    margaret m - USA
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