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Oct. 01, 2020 | Laos

Villagers Threaten to Kill Christians

[187] prayers in [15] nations have been posted for Christian families facing threats.

A community in Laos blatantly told the four Christian families living among them that the only way to get rid of Christians is to kill them. In an effort to get the Christians to leave, villagers have illegally logged all the trees on the property of one of the Christians. When the village faced drought and famine in 2019, village leaders purposely did not include the names of the Christian families on the list of those who would receive government assistance. When one of the Christians complained, village leaders told him the Christians were being stubborn by not leaving the village even though most of the village doesn’t believe their “foreign religion.” They added, “Right now, the only way to get all of you to leave is to threaten to kill you. Letting you Christians in this village is a waste of land here.” The Christians do not want to leave their homes, so pray for this situation to be rectified.

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  • Father God we come before you and lift up our brothers and sisters in this village in Laos to you. Please allow them to stay in their homes peacefully and please provide for them supernaturally so that those in the village will believe in you! Please bless these Christian families and fill them with Your Spirit, Your peace and Your joy in Jesus name!
    Sarah H - USA
  • Father, from man's perspective, our Laotian brothers and sisters in-Christ face many insurmountable obstacles. You, however, are more than able to tear down the barriers that lie between them and the other villagers. We pray toward that end and intercede on their behalf that You'll continue to provide for their spiritual, emotional and physical needs.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Okay, Father, only you can fix this situation. I pray your will be done here. Move accordingly. I pray you would show these families what you would have them do. I pray you would give them wisdom and boldness. I pray they would follow after your Spirit. I pray for the villagers that they would see their need for you. Lord, move , please.
    polly c - USA
  • Father thank You for the Christians in Laos. I pray that they would have a place to live and that You would keep them safe. Deliver them from their enemies. In Yeshua's Name, Amen.
    Kia W - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    Lead, guide and direct these Christian families as they face this persecution. May they respond with both courage and love. May the village stand amazed at their powerful faith and how You Lord are working in their lives. Restore to them what was lost and provide for all their needs. I pray that this village would all come to know You! Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Holy Father, You are our refuge, and our fortress, and our help. Let my brothers and sisters who are facing threats hold on to You for all their needs. Rise up and protect them from their enemies. Soften the hearts of their neighbors so that they will hear and believe in Jesus as their Savior. In His powerful name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father I amen these previous prayers. Show these arrogant leaders who Your people truly are. Bring them to ruin, & they instead require the aid of Your children. May Your children respond in Love, that these leaders may know the kind of change the Spirit makes in a person to love even their enemies. In Jesus' Faithful Name amen.
    Johnathan K - USA
  • Father I ask that christains stay strong those who stay would remain diligent and I do pray if possible their will be those who flee I pray comfort for your children and they would be provided for food and water like Joespgh was provided for when falsely in prison Those who get separated from loved ones would find comfort Also IJNIPA
    Josef S - USA
  • Lord we ask for Your hand over Your sheep and for Your protection to carry them and sustain them. I pray Lord for their hearts to be kept in peace in You and for restitution to happen. I pray for a softening of the hearts of those who want them dead and a way to bring peace. I pray for a miracle that shows Your sovereignty and Your power and majesty.
    Joy H - USA
  • God, may these Christians of Laos be able to find peace and safety within their homes. Bring unity within this community so that people will learn to love and encourage one another. May they all feel Your love and grace in their hearts and come to know You intimately. Let there peace among them all and may they all serve You. Amen.
    Sandra T - USA
  • Father, here are more of your children being driven from their homes. Please give these families peace and wisdom to know how to respond to the threats especially as they face the threat of death. Please miinister to those who are coming against them and bring a change to their hearts. Let these families know you are there and you will care for them.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Most Loving and Merciful Father, I bring to You Your blessed Children whose lives are being threaten in every way. I declare Your hedge of protection with the powerful blood of Jesus and Your Word! Hover over this place Holy Spirit. Open the hearts of all those that persecute & don't believe to the true gospel of Jesus Christ. In Jesus Mighty Name!!!!!
    Miranda N - USA
  • Dearest Lord, I thank you for the testimony of these Christian brothers and sisters. I know You will give them what they need to go through this persecution to Your Glory. May your Glorious appearing be soon precious Lord. Amen
    Della H - USA
  • Lord, thank you for these believers who are facing persecution for your name. Please soften the hearts of villagers toward them, and may they come to place their faith in you as well. Please provide for these believers in miraculous ways and remind them that you are always with them. Guide them, give them wisdom and courage, and bless them richly.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Holy Spirit, change the hearts of the villagers and use the faithful to continue to flourish there, in Jesus name
    mark h - USA
  • Father, bring peace to this village. May no weapon formed against these Christians prosper. Bring conviction on those who are opposing them and trying to drive them out. Give strength and wisdom to the believers who are standing strong against this evil! Protect them and meet every need according to Your riches in glory in Christ Jesus!
    Carolyn L - USA
  • Dear Lord, please continue to strengthen the faith of these believers. Give them wisdom and courage for each situation they face. Soften the hearts of nonbelievers, so that they too can hear the call to accept Jesus Christ as their Savior and love one another.
    Betty A - USA
  • Father I pray for my brothers and sisters in Laos that they would be included and treated fairly in their community. I pray that the beauty of the Gospel of Jesus Christ would fill the villagers hearts and that they would repent and live in peace and love. I pray that their hearts would not be hardened but filled with love for their neighbors.
    Paul K - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the Christians in Laos, that they would find ways to agape their neighbors and live out a life of love and faith in spite of the persecution they face. Please show them your will and help them have the provisions they need. Let your gospel message be proclaimed loudly in the villages and draw many to yourself there. In Jesus's na
    Julia F - USA
  • Father God, shower these precious Christian families with your love and faithfulness. Please provide a home for them. Help them to be praying faithfully for these neighbors who hate them. Help them to be kind even when treated so unkindly.
    In Jesus name, Amen
    Lis S - USA
  • Father, may Your grace and power rain down on these families that they may know You are the God of heaven who provides and loves with an everlasting love. May those who live in opposition to what they believe be merciful to them and see the Truth living in them. May their hearts be softened and see the love of Jesus for them. In His Holy name, Amen.
    Bruce B - USA
  • Father please protect & help these Christians to know how to respond to these threats & harm. Give them wisdom, gentleness & love for their neighbours that causes others to want what they have & want to know You the one true God.
    Shine Your light in their hearts to see You are not about religion but right relationship with You thru Christ.
    Carolann P - Canada
  • Oh Father, You want everyone in this village to come to accept Jesus as Lord. Help each and every one of the villagers to see the truth, and may there be reconciliation between them and the Christians. Please protect Your children in Laos, and please bring a great awakening there!
    Tricia G - USA
  • Heavenly Father, You have called these Christians to be where they are for a reason and a purpose. Please be with them as they make their decision to leave or to stay. Change is difficult for us, but we know that You prepare the way for us. Help is to be lead and guided by You and do not let our desires get on our way of them either staying or leaving.
    Donna H - USA
  • Holy Father, be with the Christians of Laos. Resolve the conflict with the neighbors. Change hearts. Meet the needs of your people. Great are you Lord. Make your ways manifest so that your people don't despair.
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Dear Lord, We lift up these precious brothers & sisters, their village and Laos. We lift up their persecutors too, and ask that you will bless them with thoughts, dreams and visions of you, that many will come to know and love you.
    Amen
    Susan G - Australia
  • May Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ bless you and protect you. I pray that you feel His love and presence in extra measure, and that you feel the love of all your Christian brothers and sisters praying for you from around the world.
    David B - USA
  • Holy father, only you can vindicate these families and plead their cause against this ungodly Nation. only you can deliver them from deceitful and unjust man. Only you are the God of their strength. Send out your light and your truth in Laos and lead these believers in the way they should walk and the light of your truth
    Julie C - USA
  • Father I ask that your hand be upon these Christians of this village in Laos , bind the plans of the evil one there and give strength and courage of faith to them have mercy on the villagers who threaten them and open up their eyes to the truth of the gospel may your peace rest on this village that the Christians would be able to stay In Jesus name
    Dean B - USA
  • Dear Jesus I just pray for your power in this God please help them not to have to leave their village. I just pray that we would bring peace to the whole situation and help them not to bother those people anymore please help them to love them and help them to know you and love you as well and Jesus name
    Sierra H - USA
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