Plainclothes officers raided a worship service.
Plainclothes officers raided a worship service.
Dec. 27, 2018 | Uzbekistan

Worship Service Raided and Literature Confiscated

[217] prayers in [15] nations have been posted for Believers from raided church.

Plainclothes officials and members of the National Guard raided a Tashkent worship service on Sunday, Nov. 25, filming those in attendance and searching the building for “unlawful propaganda.” The authorities photographed everyone present, recording their names, addresses and places of employment, and confiscated 7,800 DVDs and pieces of Christian literature. They later took 14 people to the police station, making them stand in the cold before interrogating them for nine hours. According to those interrogated, the police chief warned them that authorities would continue to come every Sunday until they stop meeting for worship.

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  • Dear Lord, I pray that you would intervene in these persecutions allowing our brothers and sisters in Christ to worship. Give them strength wisdom and courage to stand up against these perpetrators edifying You and to show them that through Your strength nothing can stop their love for You.
    Pat D - Canada
  • Father, I pray you give these believers the strength and grace to stand against this evil. I pray they feel your presence with them, and your arms of comfort around them. Father, show your children what they are to do. Give them wisdom. Father, move in this situation and help them. Speak to the hearts of those who are doing this. Convict the hearts.
    polly c - USA
  • Dear Lord, please help these Christians feel the presence of Your Holy Spirit and the comfort and peace that come with it. Protect them and keep their faith in You and Your Son strong. Help them to take one day at a time and not worry about tomorrow. Keep them safe in the face of persecution.
    Betty A - USA
  • Father, I pray for these believers who were interrogated by police and threatened to stop meeting and worship you. I know they will be faithful to you but I pray You would give them wisdom of what to do. I pray that you would protect them and embolden them for Christ but in wise ways so that their numbers can increase. In Jesus name I pray amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • Lord- give these dear christians courage to continue to remain strong. That they will continue to meet and not fear what man can do to them. Stir the hearts of the authorities to draw close to you and be saved. In you precious name I pray. Amen!
    Colleen S - USA
  • Thank You You have inclined Your ear to all our requests and You answer with mighty acts of righteousness! We sing Holy! Holy! Holy! Worthy is Your Holy Name!
    Maria R - USA
  • Dear God, Be with these brothers and sisters and keep them safe. Help their strength and love for You to shine and others will see it and follow You. Help them to find a safe place to worship. In Jesus name, Amen
    karen b - USA
  • I Pray for or brethern and sister as the Muslim countries allow all religions in that region but Christianity
    Stephen M - USA
  • Lord, we pray for those that have been harassed by authorities and pray that you might give them them peace and hope to remain strong in you and not shrink back. Jeff F
    Jeff F - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father: Encourage the dear believers who are being interrogated, giving them the words to speak. Help them to be strong in the Lord and not give in to the demands of the police by ceasing to meet for worship. May the joy of the Lord be their strength. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Nancy R - USA
  • The first Christians had few resources, but accomplished much by being open to the Will of God and courageously spreading the Good News of Christ to the whole Earth. I pray that you continue to feel His boundless love during your trials.
    Joshua M - USA
  • Dear Lord, please encourage these Christians as they are harassed in Your name. Thank you that the Holy Spirit lives inside each one of them. Strengthen these believers each day so they can stand strong in You. Please provide for all of their needs. Glory to You, Lord.
    deb l - USA
  • Father thank You for the Christians in Tashkent. Please be with them and protect them from their enemies. Please fill them with Your Holy Spirit and give them wisdom. Please deliver them and send Your peace and comfort. In the Name of Yeshua Amen.
    Kia W - USA
  • Father, continue to provide for these believers growing faith and willingness to follow where You lead. I pray they would bear much fruit in their town. I pray for the authorities to be brought to the Savior as they witness the love of these believers toward them. I pray for Your glory to result from these arrests and threats and Christ to be exalted
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, continue to provide for these believers growing faith and willingness to follow where You lead. I pray they would bear much fruit in their town. I pray for the authorities to be brought to the Savior as they witness the love of these believers toward them. I pray for Your glory to result from these arrests and threats and Christ to be exalted
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, continue to provide for these believers growing faith and willingness to follow where You lead. I pray they would bear much fruit in their town. I pray for the authorities to be brought to the Savior as they witness the love of these believers toward them. I pray for Your glory to result from these arrests and threats and Christ to be exalted
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, thank You for our brothers and sisters in Tashkent who consider suffering for Your sake better than than dishonoring You for a life of tranquility. We pray that the peace of God that passes all understanding will be their portion, and that those who are monitoring the services will hear the call of the Spirit on their lives and be converted.
    Toni D - USA
  • Lord Jesus thank You for my brothers and sisters in Tashkent. Despite persecution, help them to remain strong in their faith. Let Your kingdom come Lord Jesus. Amen
    Andrew S - USA
  • Lord Jesus, You have a plan. There are no surprises for You. I ask that You show these my family members the way out so they may continue to worship You and do the work that You showed us while You were here. I pray for those who persecute them, that You would soften their hearts and let them see You when they look into the eyes of Your believers.
    Patricia W - USA
  • Lord help these believers and make them strong. help them to endure and find ways to meet and worship. Help them to love and pray for their persecutors and trust You. Even if all they have is taken away, even their Bibles and Christian literature, may they believe nothing shall separate them from your love or take away their faith!
    margaret m - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for these brothers and sisters and their willingness to meet together for fellowship and worship despite the persecution. I pray that You will strengthen them in their faith and resolve to live out the Gospel. May You also work in the hearts of their persecutors, making them realize that You are sovereign and have the power to save.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for believers from this raided church: Protect, provide for, strengthen, comfort, encourage & guide them. May they remain strong & united in faith, growing in numbers & maturity. Bring authorities to repentance. May Christians find favor in their communities & be able to practice their faith. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Dear Father I pray for the believers terrorized by authorities because of worshipping You Lord. Give them renewed faith and let them grow strong in their commitment to You. Protect them and destroy the efforts of the enemy to persecute them instead let the persecutors be won to Christ. I pray in Jesus Name. Amen
    Zanele E M - South Africa
  • Father, I pray for these persecuted brothers and sisters. May they be strong in their faith and continue to meet for worship. May they be strong and filled with joy and your Holy Spirit, and be a light to their persecutors and others who are looking on.
    Darlene E - USA
  • Lord I pray that the national guard troops that do come will see the truth and love that is you and that they to will be like Paul and become strong believers like him
    I pray that you please protect them and help them to Kepler doing what they are suppose to do. I pray in Jesus Christ name. Amen
    Bobby R - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for believers of this raided church: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they be strong & united in faith, growing in numbers & maturity. Bring authorities to repentance. May believers find favor with them & be able to meet for worship. May true freedom come to their homeland. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Holy Father, Thank you that your name is being upheld all over the world. Thank you for the testimony of these wonderful Christians in Uzbekistan. I thank you for the 14 who suffered in your name.Let their testimony encourage the rest of us around the world to also uphold the name of Jesus. I pray their ministry will grow as a result. In Jesus name
    Eric P - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father, we lift up these Believers in Uzbekistan Lord Grant them strength and courage to stand strong and faithful to You. I pray protect their families and bless them with your peace and Power and protection. May your will be done always in Jesus name amen
    Maria F - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the believers who are impacted by the authorities in their worship and praising you. I pray that you would protect them from all harm and evil and would help them to find favor in the eyes of the authorities so they can worship you freely. Help the authorities to know the truth and believe in you. Let your name be glorified.
    David A - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for believers from this raided church: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they be strong in faith & hope, growing in numbers & maturity. Bring the authorities to repentance. May believers find favor with them & be able to meet for worship. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
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