Aarav was beaten and evicted from his home after coming to faith.
Aarav was beaten and evicted from his home after coming to faith.
Dec. 05, 2019 | India

New Believer Persecuted over Rumors of Paid Conversions

[227] prayers in [12] nations have been posted for Aarav.

Aarav came to faith in Christ after being healed from a long illness when a local minister prayed for him. When Aarav invited the minister and his family to his home, about 50 members of a militant Hindu group gathered at Aarav’s house and began shouting and banging on the doors. The pastor called the police, who came and told the mob that nothing improper was happening in the house. But the Hindus were not satisfied, and police finally took Aarav and the pastor to the police station for questioning. The situation was apparently resolved, until local news media reported false allegations of Christians being paid to convert. As a result of those rumors, Aarav and his family have been evicted from their home, lenders are demanding immediate repayment of loans and Aarav’s long-time client has said he will no longer purchase milk from him. “The family is very sad and worried,” a VOM partner said. “We need to stand urgently in prayers with them.”

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  • Dear Father, I pray that by this time Aarav & his family have found resolution to their harassment. May they be maturing in their faith, & growing stronger in you. Guide them to the place you want them to be. In Jesus Name, Amen.
    SM D - USA
  • Lord, please supply the physical, financial and spiritual needs for A and his family. Keep them safe as the faithfully share your word and encourage others to know you. Rebuke the hand of the adversary and stop his evil influences. Let their deliverance be a witness that others should come to know you. I pray in your powerful name, Amen
    Joyce A - USA
  • Lord of heaven and earth, please give Aarav and his family in India unshakable faith, courage, and comfort. Revel the truth to their community about the false allegations against them and lead them to your son Christ Jesus. Please give their family provision and financial stability so that they may always have food, water, and a home. Amen.
    Rebekah R - USA
  • Heavenly Father, please bless and keep Aarav and his family. Help him to be able to continue to work and provide for himself and his family. Bless and keep the pastor who led him to Jesus. I ask for this in Jesus' Name, amen.
    Barbara B - USA
  • dear father, i pray that you may provide for aarav and his family. please guide them to a new home where they can live safely and make a living. please strengthen their faith and let them minister to others. may they know your great love and sufficiency in all matters. in jesus name, amen
    esther l - Germany
  • Dear God,Thank you for the faith of these people.Please comfort and help Aarav and his family and the minister and his family in their trouble.Please provide for them and heal their hearts and not abandon them in this condition.Please allow their persecutors to come to Christ.May these people thrive in every circumstance. Thank you.In Jesus' name, Amen
    Rae M - USA
  • Our Father, please help Aarav. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen
    Maria D - Finland
  • Lord Jesus, please strengthen and encourage Aarav. You alone are our Defender, and You alone can bring the truth to light in this situation. May all come to see and know what is true about him, and more importantly, about You. May he suffer with a strong belief in who You are and a hope in Your provision and tender care.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Lord at the seat of your mercy and grace are troubles in the life of Aarav who mad the right decision by accepting Christ as Lord and saviour. You promised to be with him in trouble and deliver him so that he can honour you. Deliver him from the evil of persecutions in the community. Open every door of opportunity for livelihood.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Dear Lord in heaven, please send Your wisdom and faith to these believers. We know You will provide for their needs. Their faith in the face of persecution is an example to everyone else. May they be reminded of 1 Peter 4:14--"If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you."
    Betty A - USA
  • Holy Father, strengthen Aarav as he is being persecuted for his faith in Jesus. Open the eyes of the authorities to see the truth, and not to believe the lies. Rise up and scatter Your enemies so that their attacks are in vain. Bless Aarav with understanding of Your word and compassion for those who are lost. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Father God, I ask that you turn every wicked act that oppresses Your people back on the ungodly so they know that You are Lord. Let every false religion reveal its bitter fruit that is born out of the sinful heart. Let the love of CHRIST dwell deeply in the believers. Please rescue Aarav and his family and alleviate their fears in Jesus' name.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father I thank you for Aarav's heart toward you . I pray You will meet all their needs and keep them safe . I pray that You will send another buyer for his milk so he may continue to make a living . I thank you for this answered prayer . In Jesus name . Amen
    Ann S - USA
  • Lord, thank you for the faith of Aarav. Please now help him in this time of trial. Please make his heart as good soil where your word will take root. In your great power, provide for him, comfort him, give him direction.
    emily g - USA
  • Lord I ask for a miracle. I ask for an way of this situation that brings You the most praise and glory possible. I pray for something to show Your sovereignty and power and the mightiness of You as our advocate. I pray for provision and hope and for a grounding in the power of Jesus to satisfy and sustain this family in the trial in front of them.
    Joy H - USA
  • Father I lift Aarav and his family to You. Father I pray that You keep him safe and bless him beyond what he can imagine. Father I pray that all those who persecuted him come to Christ and surrender their lives to You. Father I pray that You bless Aarav with the strength to continue to be bold for our Lord. Father I pray that You comfort him. Amen.
    Scarlett L - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray Your hand of protection and guidance would be with Aarav, his family and his pastor. Provide for them; show Your power and glory. May all see Who You are and all You can do. Cover them with Your grace and mercy. Show them what to do and how to respond.
    In the precious and holy name of Jesus Christ, Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Father, this family is under a lot of difficult situations. I know that you are there and that you are aware of their trouble and their need. Please give them faith and confidence to know that you will take care of them. Let them see your hand in these times. And please Lord, allow them to be able to have a home and be able to obtain their basic needs.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Lord provide for them a suitable new home and new regular customers for their business. Help them pay off their loans quickly. Strengthen their faith.
    Clifford T - Canada
  • come to You Father in the mighty name of our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ. Lord I pray for protection to be placed all around him. I ask this with all humility and adoration for you ! Thank You
    Lord. I love You
    Debbie D - USA
  • Thank you, Lord God, for the faith that Aarav has placed in Jesus. I pray that you will give him new customers for his milk and new opportunities to share his faith in Jesus. Please help him in every way and lead and guide him as he makes decisions for the future. Show him the path you would have him follow.Please bless him and his family. Amen.
    Julia F - USA
  • Father in Jesus name I ask for you to defend and bless Aarav and his family. Help them to be strong in faith during this time knowing that you will never leave or forsake them.
    Rick E - USA
  • No weapon (lies, rumors) formed against them will prosper in Jesus' Name!!!
    Lisa T - USA
  • Father, what the enemy has meant for evil, (they were sad & worried) please slap in around for Good! in Jesus' Name! Minister peace, hope, forgiveness to our family. Let fear, sadness, & worry be thrown into the depths of the sea! Rain down financial blessings & blessings of every kind in Jesus' Name! May they feel the prayers going out for them!
    Lisa T - USA
  • Help Aarav against these false allegations and persecution. Provide a home for, Aarav and his family. Resolve the issue with lenders that are demanding immediate repayment of loans. Give Aarav work so that he may provide for himself and his family. Lift the spirit of Aarav and his family. May they trust in You. praying for justice and help.
    margaret m - USA
  • Dear Father, it is so sad how people make up lies about Christians. I asked you to please protect Aarav and I'm going to help him to stay strong and committed to you. And may he grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
    William S - USA
  • Father we pray that Aarav and his family will be strong in this time of persecution. I pray that you comfort them by the presence of your Holy Spirit. Open doors for the family so that their lost incomes and properties will be restored in multiple folds.
    Sola O - Nigeria
  • Lord Jesus, remember Aarav and his family in their distress and supply their every need, especially for money and food. Thank you for your workings in his life.
    Margaret D - USA
  • Father, You know this great need. Please bring help and provide for Aarav and his family. Use their strong faith and complete trust in You to speak to those who need salvation, those who would lie about them. We know that satan has no power where You would work. Please encourage this dear family to stand strong against the evil one and rest in You.
    Martha M - USA
  • We pray for those who are being persecuted for righteousness sake. We call them blessed and declare that no one will be able to harm them because they are followers of what is good. We pray they will not afraid -1 Peter 3:13-17. No weapon formed against them shall prosper and every tongue that rises against them shall be shown to be in the wrong-Is 54.
    Rob N - USA
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