Kidnappers tried to convince Sohail to return to Islam by holding him overnight.
Kidnappers tried to convince Sohail to return to Islam by holding him overnight.
Aug. 08, 2019 | Uganda

Christian Convert Kidnapped

[329] prayers in [19] nations have been posted for Sohail.

A Christian convert from Islam was kidnapped by unknown attackers recently and questioned about his faith. At midnight, someone knocked on the door of Sohail’s rented home and called his name. When he answered the door, some men grabbed him, blindfolded him and took him away. His kidnappers, whom he never saw, asked him repeatedly why he had left Islam and moved to a new house. Sohail remained silent for a while, but after repeated questioning he told them he could make any decision he liked. When they threatened to kill him, Sohail told them he was ready to die and would never change his mind. The next day, his kidnappers drove him back to a main road and released him. When Sohail first became a Christian, his brothers chased him from the family home. Pray for the courage, faith and safety of Sohail and his family.

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  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Sohail: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide him. May he stay strong in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Bring his kidnappers to repentance. And bring his family members, particularly his brothers, to repentance. May Sohail recover fully from his experience. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Heavenly Father, We praise You for Sohail and his faith in You. We ask that You bless him and his wife , revealing Yourself to them abundantly. We ask You to grant him courage to declare Your Gospel to the people of his area, increase his faith, keep him safe, and expand his ability and anointing to proclaim Your Name in that area, in Jesus' Name, Amen
    Michael S - USA
  • Lord Jesus, we Plead Your Holy Blood over Sohail and his family; Please Grant them Your Protection, Fortitude, Growth in You, Comfort, Healing for their hearts, minds, bodies, and souls, Favor, Justice, and Blessed Assurance. Please Change and Open the hearts of Sohail's family members to You, Cause them to Truly Repent, In Jesus Christ Name, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • FATHER GOD, IN JESUS' NAME, we lift Sohail and his family up to You. Thank You for Blessing Sohail to Believe in and Follow You, and endure being kidnapped and threatened. The Lord Jesus Bind and Rebuke Satan, His hosts, and the kidnappers from using anything against Sohail and his family, In Jesus Christ Name, Amen.
    Marcia H - USA
  • Lord, thank You once again for the wonderful courage shown by our brothers and sisters all over the world, but especially in hostile nations. I pray that You would continue to grant faith and courage to these brave people. If it be in Your will, keep them safe. But spare the green and take the ripe, Lord. And may Your will be done forever and always.
    Cassie K - USA
  • Dear Jesus, Thank you Sohail and his family. I ask that you continue to give them unwavering courage, faith, and safety during these trials and tribulations. Give them the strength to share the Good News to their community and to continue being unashamed of you. Soften the hearts of their family and their community to you for salvation.
    Amanda W - USA
  • Holy Father, thank You for giving Sohail a calmness of spirit as he was being questioned about his relationship with You. May his faithfulness plant seeds of hope in those who questioned him. May those seeds grow and produce a yearning to know You and the salvation offered through Jesus. May Sohail continue to grow in his love for You. In Jesus' name
    Eli S - USA
  • Father, continue to buildup the faith of Sobail and the believers around him. May the people who kidnapped him come to know you as Lord through the words Sobail spoke to them. I praise you you for your wisdom and love for your church. In Jesus name.
    sue g - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Sohail: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide him. May he stay strong in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ.May his kidnappers come be brought to repentance. Bring his family members, particularly his brothers, to repentance. May other whole families in this region come to Christ. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Father I pray for peace, faith, wisdom, courage and safety for Sohail and his family. Help him to continue to grow in your grace. Through his commitment, many in Uganda will come to know and accept your Lordship. Amen
    Sola O - Nigeria
  • Lord, thank You that Sohail is safe in so many different ways. Thank You that his faith stood strong in the midst of such terror, though we know You would have forgive him if not. What faith to choose You over breath. Reward Him, Abba, with such peace after walking through this fire. Help him and his family, though, to heal with You! Lead him on!
    Amy G - USA
  • Father in the name of Jesus Christ I pray for Sohail and his family that you keep them in perfect peace
    KIDOCHUKWU U - Nigeria
  • Heavenly Father, we praise you for the stedfastness of Sohail's faith in You even when kidnapped for His belief in You. By your grace and power strengthen his faith, grant protection for him and his family. As unbelievers observe Sohail, may his living testimony convince them of the joy and provision Jesus provides. You be glorified oh God. Pat US
    Patricia S - USA
  • I ask for continued courage for Sohail and his family. Let their joy overflow as they live for you and let them be kept safe.
    michele r - USA
  • Father God,
    Thank you for protecting Sohail.
    Fill him and his wife with Your Spirit.
    Save his family members.
    In Jesus' name,
    Amen!
    Matt T - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray fir Sohail: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide him. May he stay strong in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Bring his family members to repentance, particularly his brothers. May they be reconciled to him. Bring other whole families to Christ in the region. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord, I thank You for Sohail's safety. I pray that he continues to live for You. I know that You have a plan for he and his wife. I ask that You make it plain to them as they move forward. Grant them wisdom as they search the scriptures for Your truth. In Your Son, Amen
    Connie A - USA
  • Lord Jesus, thank you for the faith that you have given to Sohail. Bless him with the knowledge of Your Presence in his life, the Wisdom of your Word, and the boldness to proclaim the Gospel as You give him opportunity. Protect Sohail and his family, with Your Holy Spirit, maturing them in Your Truth as they continue following Jesus Christ as Lord!
    Sharon C - USA
  • Dear Lord, we pray for Sohail to remain filled with courage in serving you, growing in his faith and serving you. Bless him with safety for him and his family. In Jesus name amen.
    Connie V - USA
  • Abba I ask that You would surround Sohail & his family with a hedge of protection from the plans & schemes of the enemy. Increase his faith & show him what You created him for & give him the willingness & courage to do what you ask of him. Bless him & his family providing all that they need. Protect them I ask in Jesus name. Amen
    Lora K - USA
  • Thank you Lord for divine protection and salvation of soul of Sohail, Lord let not your protection and presence depart from Sohail and family, grant him boldness and courage to always declare for you, frustrate the tokens of liars, let your anger rest on his attackers. Lord let more souls come to you through Sohaill in Jesus name
    funke a - Nigeria
  • Lord you are Wonderful thank you gracious Father thank you Lord thank you GOD for the lives of these ones, may you continue to protect and guide your son and his family in their journey of faith and I use him as a point of contact to all those sharing his faith all over the World may you continue to protect and encourage them in JESUS mighty name Amen
    Chima U - Switzerland
  • Father, thank you that Sohail was not injured. K pray he would have courage and be faithful to you. Protect him and his family from those who hate his faith. May hiso e for you draw others to you.
    Darlene E - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Sohail: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide him. May he stay strong in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ & growing in numbers & maturity. Bring his family members, particularly his brothers, t repentance. In this way may other whole families in this region come to Christ. In Jesus' Name. Amen
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord Jesus, you protected Sohail and saved his life for a specific purpose! Thank you! And thank you for filling him with courage to stand for you no matter what the cost! May he know You more have courage to boldly testify about you as he goes forward trusting you. Heal his heart and mind of any lingering trauma resulting from the kidnapping.
    Rachelle W - USA
  • Father I thank you for Sohail's faith in you and his boldness for the gospel. I pray you build his courage and faith in you. I pray for safety for him and his family. Use him in a mighty way Lord. In Jesus name I pray.
    Jackie S - USA
  • Lord God I thank you for bringing Sohail to the truth and salvation please enable him to stand firm in his faith to have courage and strength to overcome the dangers and trials that surround him give safety to his family and may your peace be with him may his kidnappers also come into the light and be saved help Sohail be a witness to his enemies
    Dean B - USA
  • Father, we stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Uganda. Keep Sohail and his family safe in your hands. Bring your aid, your Spirit of hope, your healing, and your power. Dismantle the structures of injustice there. Your Kingdom come!
    Jim T - USA
  • Lord I thank you for his faith and staying true to you and for tbe courage he showed. I hope that with this witness to the kidnappers that they to will see the truth. I also that you please keep him and his family safe ans secure. I pray in Jesus Christ name. Amen
    Bobby R - USA
  • Father in heaven, Almighty God ,I pray that this newly converted Christian ,will be protected , guided safely from the threats, and harm of this Islamic radicalism, and that these attackers , will no longer be able to threaten or harm Sohail or his family in Jesu name Amen
    April B - USA
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