Assyrian Christians return to their church building to pray after Islamic extremists destroyed it.
Assyrian Christians return to their church building to pray after Islamic extremists destroyed it.
Aug. 01, 2019 | Syria

Car Bomb Injures 11 in Front of Church

[326] prayers in [19] nations have been posted for Christians in Syria.

A car bomb injured 11 people during a prayer meeting in front of a Syrian Orthodox church in northern Syria. Locals in the city of Qamishli said that if the attack had happened just minutes later, people would have been emerging from the service and the number of casualties would have been much higher. The self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility and Christians fear they will continue to be targets despite the declared victory over ISIS. Pray that God will rebuild His church in Syria, adding to those who have chosen to stay despite the atrocities of recent years and renewing in them a steadfast spirit.

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  • Our Father, thank You for Your free gift. Please strengthen Syrian Christians in their faith and let them be blessing for others. You know all the people by their hearts. Please meet their needs. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen
    Merike O - Finland
  • God, we bring before you our brothers and sisters in Syria, and ask for your protection, encouragement, and provision. Please give them wisdom, and comfort those who grieve losses. Heal those who were injured and grant them sweet hope for the future. Thank you that our eternal home is secure, and there will be no more violence or pain.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Lord Jesus, bring the violence of ISIS to an end! Let the members become repulsed by their own brutality & look for another way. Holy Spirit draw them to Jesus, that their hears may be changed. Lord it is Your desire that none should perish but all should come to repentance. Save Souls! Give the church comfort, forgiveness & boldness as they serve You
    Sharon C - USA
  • Father, I pray you pour out your Spirit of understanding and eyes would be opened to the truth. I pray that all involved would surrender completely to you. Open the eyes of the blind and those searching for truth. convict the hearts of those who did this, may they see their need for a savior and that savior be Jesus.
    polly c - USA
  • Thank You for not letting the number of casualties be any higher. I pray for the health of those harmed by the bomb. I pray that You will put a stop to ISIS, and that they will find Your love and change their hearts. Please bring all of these people close to You. Please protect my brothers and sisters. In Jesus' name, I pray, Amen.
    Sarah M - USA
  • Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on Your faithful.
    Peter K - USA
  • Thank you Lord for protecting Your people. Please end isis. Please draw many of them to You. I pray that many would be added to the body of Christ in Syria in the Mighty Name of Jesus, amen.
    Pmandy Y - USA
  • Dear Lord Most High, please send protection for our brothers and sisters in Syria.
    Thank you for their courage and faithfulness in the face of danger. We thank you for their testimony.
    Please bring others to the truth of Jesus. Build your church in Syria. Give our believing vrothers and sisters power in the Name of Jesus. AMEN
    Lynette L - USA
  • Father, thank You for the military and security forces who provide protection and have made great strides in defeating the Islamic State. I pray that the remaining IS members will either repent of their wicked deeds or be thoroughly crushed and annihilated never to inflict pain and suffering on the Syrian people and others throughout the region again.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Thank You, LORD, for the prayer meeting that our brothers and sisters were attending at the time of the attack. Was it their prayers to You that helped to lessen the extant of the bomb? All praise to You, LORD!! Please rebuild Your church in Syria and throughout the areas that once had thriving Christian communities. Thank You. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Lord help your people in Syria. Protect them from any more attacks and let the church still meet and have strength to rebuild.
    michele r - USA
  • I thank You Father that more were not injured. I pray for the healing & help & strength for those recovering. I pray Lord that You, God Almighty, would rebuild Your church in Syria, adding to those that have chosen to stay. Renew in them a steadfast hope. In Your Holy Name. Amen
    Denice D - USA
  • Our Father, thank you for sparing many believers. Give strength and comfort to your people, we pray.
    Margaret D - USA
  • LORD,
    Comfort, Heal & Protect Your people there in Syria. Keep there hearts and minds on You, despite the evil they see and witness. Protect Your people Lord, surround them with a Your love. Help them to focus on that glimmer of Hope found only in Jesus. We Thank You Lord that You are rebuilding in Syria. Have Your way Lord. Restore what's broken.
    Deidre S - USA
  • Lord, you know the evil in Syria, he ask your power and presence be ushered in with our prayers. May those invoilved be restored, faith filled, able to forgive, blessed in all ways, and singing your praise dispite terrors. Father protect your work, add to your kingdom greatly, bless Syria by the power of your blood and your love.
    kathy C - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray for the Christians in Syria. Build them up; give them strength, courage and peace. I pray for healing for those injured and comfort for those who lost loved ones. Cover the churches with Your protection. Lord, defeat the works of satan in the ISIS. Convict and bring those in that to know You. Renew and bless the Christian there.
    Madison F - USA
  • Heal our brothers and sisters in Syria.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Lord God, thank You for protecting many from this tragedy. I do pray for those who lost loved ones, that they would be surrounded by Your comfort and peace as they grieve. Strengthen and encourage Your church in Syria, unite them together in Your love, and help them to believe that Your promises are true even when the fulfillment seems far away.
    Danielle H - USA
  • My Father, make these believers to remember that we wrestle not against flesh and blood but against the powers of darkness of this world. If we suffer for Christ we shall surely reign with Him. Wrap your arms around these believers and give them comfort and peace as only You can give.Rebuild Your church in Syria. All glory be to You, my Lord.
    David C - USA
  • Dear Father God, we pray for the Christians in Syria that you would build upon their faith and help their church continue to grow and rebuild. Please protect them from further persecution and further attacks. Bless them with the presence of your Holy Spirit. In Jesus name amen.
    Connie V - USA
  • Lord Jesus, we Plead Your Holy Blood over the Body of Christ in Syria; Please Grant them Your Protection, Fortitude, Comfort, Complete Healing, Favor, Justice, Way to fellowship and spread Your Gospel to those in ISIS, Muslims, and each other, Spiritual and Physical Provision, and Blessed Assurance, In Thine Holy Name Lord Jesus, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • LORD GOD ALMIGHTY, IN JESUS' HOLY NAME, we lift the Body of Christ in Syria up to You; Thank You for Watching over the 11 souls who were injured in the car bombing, and Blessing there to be no more casualties. The Lord Jesus Bind and Rebuke Satan, His hosts, and ISIS from using anything against the Body of Christ, In Jesus Christ Name, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • Holy Father, we add our prayers with our brothers and sisters who are daring to be Your children in a place full of darkness and danger. I pray for their reliance on You to be the peace that passes our understanding. I pray that their faithfulness to You be a light that draws those who need You out of darkness. Surround them with Your arms. In Jesus'
    Eli S - USA
  • God, we pray You will show Yourself to Your saints in Syria and will give them a place to gather and worship Your name. Cause Your believers to be strong even in their severely adverse conditions. May their minds and hearts focus on Your eternal goodness and not their immediate pain and suffering. To God be the glory.
    Meg K. P - USA
  • Heavenly Father, Thank you for sparing the lives of dear believers from car bomb. We praise you for their faith despite obstacles. Please increase their faith and provide provisions for them to rebuild their church. May those opposing them be changed as they witness the love of Jesus being shared. Bring glory out of ashes! Pat USA
    Patricia S - USA
  • Father, I am grateful that no one was killed in this attack on Your believers. Please grant them safety in the future and may they continue to study the scriptures and discern what the truth is as they minister to those around them. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Connie A - USA
  • Father, please comfort this church. Do not allow the evil one to capture them in a spirit of fear. Thank you for the mercy of the timing. Please rebuild your church in Syria and use this crisis to bring many to yourself. Give this body a steadfastness, Father God.
    emily g - USA
  • Father Lord please may you continue to protect your sons and daughters who are threatened on daily basis against their Christian faith make them steadfast and even in faith than ever encourage them as they Lord to move forward ever and backwards never in the mighty name of JESUS Amen!
    Chima U - Switzerland
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for believers in Syria: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they be & stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ & grow in numbers & maturity. Rebuild Your Church in Syria. Bring extremists to repentance. May peace arrive in Syria. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Father, thank You that U are our refuge and strength, a very present help in times of trouble. You children have faced much distress Lord, I pray that your peace will be in their hearts and Ur healing balm on their wounds. Grant them protection and reassurance I pray. In Jesus name. Amen.
    Diana Z - United Kingdom
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