A child is deeply grateful for one of the new Bibles.
A child is deeply grateful for one of the new Bibles.
Apr. 25, 2019 | Indonesia

Earthquake Brings Need for Bibles

[290] prayers in [19] nations have been posted for Believers who lost Bibles.

On Sept. 28, 2018, a powerful earthquake hit central Sulawesi province, Indonesia, killing at least 1,763 people and destroying 1,700 homes; an additional 5,000 people were reported missing. Many Christians lost their Bibles, a lifeline for those recovering from devastating losses, so VOM committed to providing 10,000 Bibles to replace those lost. VOM workers who helped distribute Bibles in some of the affected communities said the believers were deeply grateful. “One woman grabbed my hand and would not let go,” a VOM worker said. Pray that God’s Word will strengthen the faith of those who received a Bible.

Write your own prayer for Believers who lost Bibles

  • Thank you Lord for such a blessed ministry VOM. Thank you for they provided the most essential need in times of incertitude. I pray that this community keeps growing in faith and courage in order to face any hurdle. Place a hedge of protection around the VOM workers so that they continue to serve you and help others. Amen.
    Joana P - Puerto Rico
  • Thank you Father for the Bibles that were delivered to Sulawesi province and for the grateful hearts who received them. I pray that faiths will be strengthened and more Bible shared with the lost so they may know you, too. I also pray for continued healing after this devastation. For your glory!
    Paula L - USA
  • Our Father, please let every believer in Indonesia have a copy of Your Holy Book. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Dear Lord we lift up these people in Indonesia, may they each be able to get your word a Bible. And may they feel the Hope and the joy in the name of Jesus and strengthen them Amen
    Maria F - USA
  • Bring millions to faith in Jesus through your gospel. Grant them peace and joy and eternal hope. Love and life through them. Make them see that you are Lord of all, that your troops outnumber, outrank and over power all of the troops of earth and hell. We are waiting for that time.
    mark m - USA
  • Take care of you people who are suffering in Indonesia, Jesus. Provide their needs and show them they are cared for and loved.
    michele r - USA
  • Lord God, let your word bear its fruit. I think you that your word is powerful, living, and effective. Grow your church and comfort your people. Let your priests in your ministers help those around them. Let the people of Myanmar Know Who You Are. For the sake of the name of Jesus Christ.
    Rachel Albro H - USA
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    Erin L - Albania
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    Lakhan K - Comoros
  • Abba the Indonesians have suffered too many tragic losses from earthquake and tsunami. Many are homeless and even destitute. Father protect them from muslim attack, from bad weather, hunger, diseases. Restore their hope God. Soften the hearts of people to reach out and help, to comfort the hurting. Many lives are lost.Hope is gone but You are there God
    BENEDICTA N - USA
  • Shake the souls of these people, so the fall on their knees and worship you. Bring salvation and training through your Word.
    Mark M - USA
  • God, your Word has life-changing power, and I am so thankful for your Holy Word, and each believer who treasures it. I am thankful so many brothers and sisters have received new Bibles. I pray your Word will strengthen current believers, and in turn, help bring many others into the family.
    Curtis M - USA
  • Father, we pray for all of those who are recovering from the earthquake and especially those that lost their homes, etc. We pray for Your extra strength for those who received Bibles and pray that many will be drawn to Jesus through this crisis. We pray these things in Jesus' holy and precious Name, Amen.
    Julie M - USA
  • Help believers get new Bibles, prayer books, and other materials.
    Debbie V - USA
  • My Lord, I ask that Your Word will go forth to this area of the world. Relieve the suffering of the victims of this earthquake. May this tragedy make them more resilient and even more dependent on You. Make a way, for You are the waymaker. Bring glory to Your name even in this tragedy .
    David C - USA
  • Lord Jesus Christ we pray for those who have lost a loved one may your Holy Spirit console them praise be to you Lord Jesus Christ The Salvation of their Eternal lives, we pray your Holy Spirit Guide them through thy holy word and that you work through this tragedy to increase their Love & faith and trust in you amen
    Brian T - USA
  • Thank You, Lord, for providing Scripture to those who have lost so much. May each believer receive their own copy of Your word, and may this be the food that their soul needs as they grieve and rebuild. May Your promises be known and believed, and Your gospel proclaimed even in the midst of this pain and destruction.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Father, i pray that Your Holy Scriptures will strengthen the faith of those who received a Bible. That as they grow in the faith, You would give them grace to share the good news with others. In Jesus Name, i pray.
    Anne S - USA
  • Father, by the power of the Holy Spirit, continue to convince and convict North American believer's to sacrificially give of their treasure to supply Bibles for those who want and need access to Your written Word. The Word of God is lamp to the feet and light to the path of our Indonesian brothers and sisters in-Christ and provides strength to endure.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray for all of those who suffer from this earthquake in Indonesia. I pray especially for my brothers and sisters in Christ who suffered so much. Provide them all with Bibles so they may continue to grow in You and share this Faith with others. Provide them with food and clothing and ways to reach out to the hurting people around.
    Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Father, it is such a tradgedy to live through disasters and not have your Bible to give you God's word of comfort and peace. Thank you that VOM was able to give Bibles to many. May those who received Bibles be strengthened in their faith.
    Darlene E - USA
  • Father Almighty, I pray that you will strengthen the faith of your children. Provide them strength during these times of destruction. Heal and provide for the ones who cry out for your safety. I pray for the families who have lost lives and homes. I pray also for the missing people. Please keep them safe, and help them to recover from their loses. Amen
    Sarah M - USA
  • Dear Jesus,For those whose very meaning of life has been lost and they struggle to find hope as all around them all are devastated so the only way is to become numb and get up and go, your Word gives Love.It gives shelter as it says"Come to Me, you who are burdened", Come to the Waters you who are living- they were left alive but in suffering.Help them
    Cheryl S - Australia
  • Precious Lord, take my hand, lead me on, let me stand." May Your Word, God, strengthen the faith of those who received a Bible. Thank You for the survivors of the earthquake. Please heal and comfort the grieving and injured. May there be knowledge of those who are still missing, and rejoicing when they have been found. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Father, thank You for Your Word and the peace that it brings to all who believe. Please strengthen the faith of all those who receive a Bible. In Jesus name.
    Vera B - USA
  • Let your word Father be available to all those who lost so much including Bibles that when they get hold of the Book, nothing will matter anymore in their lives. Father God let the scripture of truth reach every village and family and let there be light on those families. let the knowledge of your word increase in Indonesia.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Heaveny Father, we pray that You show Yourself merciful to those affected by this earthquake almost a year ago, but the physical, emotional & spiritual devastation remains. Bless each one who received a new Bible. Let it be the Word needed for the salvation and strengthening of many, let it not return void as You promise but accomplish much in Christ
    Pamela S - USA
  • Lord,
    Please comfort and heal those who were negatively impacted by this terrible earthquake. You use all things to work together for our good, and I pray that those who are suffering would look to You for their comfort and guidance. May these Bibles be a blessing to all those who receive them, allowing them to know You more deeply and seek Your face.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Lord thank you for replacing the Bibles lost. Send your word and heal them.
    Susanne M - USA
  • Lord, may the believers who received these bibles continue to be strengthened in their faith. May they share with others what they have received from Your word and may the kingdom of God grow and spread in Indonesia as you people learn and live by Your word.
    Cheryl W - USA
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