Pastor Mahesh and his wife in the hospital.
Pastor Mahesh and his wife in the hospital.
Sep. 26, 2019 | India

Hindu Radicals Beat Pastor at Prayer Meeting

[323] prayers in [19] nations have been posted for Radicals beat pastor.

On July 19, Pastor Mahesh was leading a prayer meeting in Tamil Nadu state, when three Hindu extremists entered the building and began to beat him with a metal rod. The pastor, who leads a church of 25 members in another village, has been ministering in the area for five years and recently began leading a prayer meeting on Friday evenings in the village where he was attacked. The pastor was severely beaten before bystanders could protect him from the extremists. He was admitted to a hospital with head wounds and a left shoulder fracture. Pray for Pastor Mahesh’s recovery and for his family while he is unable to work.

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  • Father God, You say that those who would live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, so we pray for this godly brother asking You to heal every part of his body that has been injured. Deliver him from fear and hesitation in his witness for You. From unforgiveness . Fill him with Your Spirit to continue to pray boldly for the salvation of the lost.
    Toni D - USA
  • God I pray for Pastor Mahesh's healing and recovery. We pray for provisions for him and his family while he is unable to work. We pray that your glory will be shown as you answer this family's needs and grow the church through this persecution.
    Paula L - USA
  • Lord Jesus, I do ask that You would completely heal Pastor Mahesh and strengthen his mind to continue ministering. May he have love and forgiveness in his heart and know Your freedom from fear. I pray that his family would have their physical needs provided for by Your body, and that this would be another demonstration of You to a watching world.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness. above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. praying alw
    Janet H - USA
  • Father, heal this pastor completely. Help him and his wife as they minister. I pray you guide them and give them wisdom. I pray you speak to the hearts of those who did this. Open their eyes to the truth. I pray you would supply this pastor with all his needs. Lord work a miracle.
    polly c - USA
  • Heavenly Father,
    Be Pastor Mahesh's Healer and Provider. Be this family's Shield and Protector; may Your presence be their peace. Grow Your church here and may Your name be glorified even as it was through Jesus' suffering. We pray that through Pastor Rahesh, his family, and the church there that many more will come to know You as their Lord. Amen
    Pamela S - USA
  • Dear Lord, please cover these believers with the love, grace, and comfort that only Your Holy Spirit can provide. Give them wisdom, so they will know how to live and react when persecution comes again. Help them to know that they are examples to us of standing firm in the faith in the face of persecution. Remind them of Your promise in 1 Peter 4:14.
    Betty A - USA
  • Father, I pray Your provision and for him as he recovers. Be with his family and provide for their needs. Strengthen them as they serve You, in Jesus' name, amen.
    Martha W - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray for the safety, health and the supply of needs of Pastor Mahesh and family. Also I pray for so many other men and women who are facing persecution in that same area. May they feel encouraged through fellow shipping. May they hold on to your promises of eternal life and rewards in Heaven. In Jesus Christ's name, Amen
    Joana P - Puerto Rico
  • Lord Jesus, Pastor Mahesh showed his resolve in You when he stood up when others would have cowered down. Lord, bless him and heal his wounds quickly. Show him the direction to go next. Allow him to continue to speak Your words to all he meets. I pray that his church will be filled because of the faith this man showed. Your love is amazing Lord!
    Patricia W - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray for this pastor - bring him healing and bless him for being willing to suffer for Your name's sake. Provide for him and him family in this time. Cover them with Your grace, comfort and strength.
    In the name of Christ Jesus I pray, Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Abba You said: My people perish because of Lack of Knowledge of You. Our sin forces us to be violent and aggressive. This is the case with these radicals. Only You can bring an end to this. Jesus has already warned us that we would suffer because of Him. Please provide for the family and protect them God. These poor and needy are tormented.
    BENEDICTA N - USA
  • Lord, please heal Pastor Mahesh physically and emotionally, and let him experience the reality of the blessing you promised to those who are persecuted because of righteousness. May he feel your presence, and please give him courage, increased faith, and forgiveness for his attackers. Please bring many more to faith because of his example.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father, thank you for Pastor Mahesh faithfulness to serve you. Please heal him and protect from these Hindus extremists. Please show him your love and care and protection. Please protect his family and other believers who serve with him. May you be their Fortress and Refuge. Amen
    Isabel S - USA
  • O Lord, my heart aches with Pastor Mahesh and his family as they are in need of physical healing and provision as well as spiritual. Please bring abundant provision as deemed good for your children and your church to flourish. May these radicals have their eyes opened to the good news of Jesus Christ as your Spirit upholds your disciples. Amen.
    Diana F - USA
  • Father, thank You that Pastor was not killed, but we pray earnestly for his complete recovery from his wounds for You are Jehovah Rapha, the God Who heals and there is no other. Be with his wife and family while he is unable to work and provide for their bills and needs. May the churches remain strong and share with the pastor as he recovers.
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, I thank You for sparing the life of Pastor Mahesh and I pray You will heal him completely as You provide for the needs of his family while he is unable to work. Please restore him to the pulpit quickly that he may feed your sheep and I pray that Your hand will be heavy on those who committed this crime that they will repent. In Jesus name. Amen
    Nancy E - USA
  • Holy Father, watch over Your child as he heals from his wounds. Heal his heart. May his faithfulness to You shine brightly to those living in darkness. Surround him with others who believe in Jesus and who will encourage him and his family to remain strong. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Father, please heal pastor Mahesh quickly and completely. Give him, his family, and church family courage to continue to fully follow Jesus despite these circumstances. May they trust Jesus fully. Please protect them and give them wisdom and guidance in daily life. May others in their community be drawn to want to know Jesus. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father heal the pastor and encourage he and his family with Your Word and presence. Let him be a mighty witness and please work in this situation to push back spiritual strongholds and melt the hearts of those who need You. Convict those who did this and turn them from the darkness. Let Pastor and all believers be light and be strong in Jesus' name!
    Melissa S - USA
  • Lord i pray for the Radicals that they repent and believe the Gospel. amen
    Patrick C - USA
  • Dear Lord God, Please give him strength and courage during this time of trials. Only You can heal the hearts of men. Please provide for his family and heal them all in Jesus name we pray. Amen.
    zane j - USA
  • Father God, I pray for Pastor Mahesh that he would receive complete healing from your hand. I ask that those who committed this beating would be found and be made to pay his expenses. I also ask you Lord to bring these men to Jesus and that they would receive salvation by faith in Him. Use this event to draw many to yourself and glorify your name. Amen
    Julia F - USA
  • Dear Lord, We lift up Pastor Mahesh, his family and the people in the churches he works in. We ask for strong recovery. we pray for his persecutors, that they will come to know & love you. May your kingdom come. Amen
    Susan G - Australia
  • Father in Heaven, thank you for this brave couple. I pray that you heal pastor Mahesh & keep them safe. Please soften the hearts of those who persecute them & help them to get saved. Help this pastor, his wife & his church to know they are not alone. You love them & we love them. When they suffer, we suffer with them. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.
    Beverly M - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Pastor Mahesh:, his family & congregation: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Give the pastor full recovery; sustain his family; may his church grow in numbers & maturity. Bring his attackers to repentance. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Father in heaven, we lift up pastor Mahesh in to your presence for strength, courage and complete recovery. Please watch over and provide him with his physical and spiritual needs. Give him peace and understanding heart to handle situations which brings his persecutors into the Light. Bless his services and help the congregation to stay faithful. Amen
    Suneetha P - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray fr Pastor Mahesh, his family & his members: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Give the pastor full recovery; sustain his family; may his church grow in numbers & maturity. Bring his attackers to repentance. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord God, Creator of all beings.I praise your Holy Name for the courage this pastor has. His name is already written in the Lamb's book of life.Father, hold back the tide of evil from further harm to him, his family or congregation. Instead let their light so shine before men that the staunchest of unbeliever's will bow their knee before You.Bless them
    Suzanne S - USA
  • Heavenly Father please guide Your healing hand over Pastor Mahesh and provide for him and his family during this time of recovery. Open their eyes to the blessings You have purposed in this time of trial, and please send Your Holy Spirit as a source of comfort and strength. May Your word abide in them always. Thank You Lord. Amen.
    Samantha H - USA
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