A pastor prays with members of a Southeast Asian tribal group at home.
A pastor prays with members of a Southeast Asian tribal group at home.
Feb. 14, 2019 | Southeast Asia

Man Threatens Wife for Choosing Christ

[386] prayers in [20] nations have been posted for Bright.

A member of a tribal group in Southeast Asia was forced to flee her home recently after her husband, who abuses alcohol and drugs, threatened to stab her. Bright became a Christian two years ago, at age 59, through the witness of a pastor. Her tribe, the Tai Dam, worship spirits, especially those of their ancestors, and the women are responsible for maintaining home altars. Bright’s husband often told her he would stab her if she did not abandon her Christian faith. And he recently warned her that if she continued to follow Jesus he wasn’t sure what he would do to her. Bright’s Christian friends then took her to another city for her safety. “She is a strong believer, and we believe that God brought her to us so that He can strengthen her even more,” a VOM contact said. Please pray that Bright’s husband will come to know Jesus.

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  • Psalm 1
    4 Not so the wicked!
    They are like chaff
    that the wind blows away.
    5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
    nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
    6 For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
    but the way of the wicked will perish.
    Layne N - USA
  • Father, thank You for Bright. I pray for her protection and I pray that You would surround her with Your angels and keep her safe. Please fill Bright with Your Holy Spirit and Your wisdom and guide her decisions and show her what to do. Please soften the heart of her husband and I pray that he would find You. Please use her for Your mighty Name.
    Kia W - USA
  • Father God, i thank You for Bright's strong witness; i thank You for protecting Bright from harm. Lord, i lift up Bright's husband that You would have mercy on him and save him. That You would disturb his sleep, give him visions in the night, give him no peace until he willingly submits to You, and sees his need of You Jesus.
    Anne S - USA
  • Father protect Bright from evil and harm. Encourage her walk with you so that she may go forth boldly proclaiming your name and her faith. Father please heal the darkness in her husband's heart and mind, repenting his dishonor towards you and his wife. Wouldn't it be wonderful if Bright and her husband could work together to further your kingdom. Amen
    Laurie T - USA
  • Dear God, Please be with Bright and her husband. Help her to know that she is doing the right thing by following you. Please be with her husband and help him to get to know you especially in the situations he has been in. I pray for Bright as she is threatened and help her to be fully committed to you and to put her whole faith into you. Amen.
    Kaeli H - USA
  • Thank you for Bright's strong faith in you, God, even through her husband's persecution. Lord, I pray for her husband. Help him to come to know the one and only sovereign God who reigns forever. I pray that Bright continues to stand firm as a light to those around her. Lord, stop whatever Satan is doing in her husband's heart; fill him with your love.
    Gina B - USA
  • LORD,
    Defend & protect Sister Bright from her husbands assaults. Keep her covered under the blood of Jesus! Take fear out of her heart. Give her Joy and peace moving ahead. Give her strength in her weakness. Reveal Yourself to her more and more. Work on her husbands heart Lord. Soften and unharden his heart. In Christ name Amen
    Deidre S - USA
  • Dear LORD, i pray to u today that you enter this mans life and get him sober. So that he may have a clear mind and his judgement can be just. Also, i pray you may reveal yourself to him so that he may come to know and be filled with life peace and joy. Next, i pray for Bright such a good name one whom surely can do your work and i pray you help her.
    Ricardo M - USA
  • Thank you for those who helped Bright. I pray for her husband that he would come to know you.
    Darlene E - USA
  • Father, I pray for Bright. I pray you continue to strengthen her and help her to keep her eyes on you. I pray you speak to her husband's heart and help him realize his need for you. Help Bright to forgive and love her husband.
    polly c - USA
  • Dear Lord, we thank You for Bright! We celebrate her life and how she stands for You. We know that certain spirits can only be cast out by prayer as Jesus taught. So hear our united prayer for both her husband and the Tai Dam community that worship false gods May the light of Christ in Bright cause radical transformation in her spouse & tribe.
    Peg B - USA
  • LORD GOD,
    Protect Sister Bright from harm. Be her refuge & strength! Thanks You for bringing her across the right peoples path. Continue to grow her faith in You LORD. Strengthen her for her journey ahead. Help her to forgive her husband. Change his heart LORD and draw him close to You. In Jesus name Amen
    Deidre S - USA
  • Father, Bright's husband needs a radical touch by Your Holy Spirit, kind of like what happen to Paul so that he will be radically and dramatically changed and be a bold and open witness for the gospel and finally so that Bright will have a husband who loves and cares for her and in the meantime, reassure Bright that You love and care for her, amen!
    Matt B - USA
  • Help this woman stand strong in her faith.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Thank You for Bright and her commitment to you. Please continue to grow her as she learns to trust and depend on You in new ways. May she know and love Your word and be greatly encouraged through her time with these other believers. I ask that her husband would have his heart softened, drawn to Your word, and transformed in repentance.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Lord, thank you for Bright. Strengthen her faith and give her comfort. May her life and dedication to you be a powerful witness to her husband, and may he too come to know you.
    Laura B - USA
  • Lord I pray for Bright that you will protect her . I ask that you would strengthen her and help her grow even more and less ms y to Christ. I pray her husband would be saved and delivered from evil spirits . Thank you that you've given her a place to which she can run - You and Christian brothers and sisters. In Jesus' Name I pray, Amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • Dear Father,

    Please help bright and guide her into safety.
    holly f - USA
  • Father God Yahweh, we ask that You will strengthen her through the power of the Holy Ghost. Thank You Oh Lord God for VOM and for the pastor that lead her to Christ. Protect that entire situation for the good for Your Kingdom and Glory, in Jesus name, Amen
    Samuel W - USA
  • Lord,

    Thank you for my sister who has been set free from idols to serve the Living God. She has great needs for love, fellowship, security, and rapid growth into the fullness of Christ. Supply her needs abundantly through the supply of the Spirit together with the fervent, sincere prayers of the saints. We love You and thank You.
    C B - USA
  • Dear Father, I pray for Bright. Help her and strengthen her during this very difficult time. Please use her witness and her life to influence her husband. Please help her husband to know you. Surround Bright with Christian friends that will aid her during this trial. In Your Holy Name, Amen.
    Caroline K - USA
  • Our Father, please help Bright. Please send calls of faith to all the members of Dam and save them. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Thanks for Bright's strong faith...may it carry her through this sad time. Work in her husband so that he will listen to the truth and find you, Jesus.
    michele r - USA
  • Through our changed lives and Jesus in us others notice the fruit. The difference and it's not because we force difference it's because we Love You Lord and through Your Love our environment changes, through Your Holy Spirit all around us changes because we become healed and alive! You bring us alive with the passion of loving You. Bless her more of U
    Kim B - USA
  • Father, we pray that Bright's husband and the Tai Dam people will come to know Jesus. I pray for deliverance from ancestor worship and alcohol and drugs miraculously and let them both be powerful witnesses for your Kingdom. In Jesus' Name Amen.
    Brenda T - USA
  • I thank you Lord for Bright and her devotion to you. I pray that the peace that surpasses all understanding will come to her. I pray for her husband, that his hard heart will soften. That he will see the work you have done in His wife's life and that he will be in awe of the amazing self sacrificial love of Jesus Christ displayed on the cross.
    Paul K - USA
  • Dear Lord, Please bless Bright & her husband. Give him dreams & visions of you, bind Satan's influence from his life, and draw him strongly to you. Please bless Bright greatly in her new location. And please draw the Tai Dam people to you. We ask for your mighty miracles for these precious people, please Lord. Amen
    Susan G - Australia
  • Lord God, thank you so very much for this woman's faith. It is burning brighter than the evil around her. Please protect her, keep her, and hold her as she walks through this very tenuous time. Help Bright's husband to come to know You. Appear to him, Abba, that he might stop persecuting You through Bright. May the church grow and keep one another
    Amy G - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray for my sister Bright. Be with her and give her Your strength. Thank You for bringing her to a safe place. Build her up and fill her with Your peace. Guide her in all that she should do as she faithfully follows You. May she feel Your arms around her always. I pray that her husband would repent and come to know You as his Savior. Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Father, thank you for removing and protecting our sister. In your Holy name, Jesus Christ, you're son, I ask for continued work on the heart of her husband and others in the village. That he may be free from sin and his addictions. That he would be safe from r a reestablished relationship with his wife. I know this can take some time. All poss with U!
    Cathy D - USA
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