Bashir
Bashir
Mar. 04, 2021 | Yemen

Man Accused of Blasphemy Faces Death

[284] prayers in [19] nations have been posted for Bashir.

A man accused of blasphemy in Yemen may face the death penalty. Bashir Al-Bakari was arrested in Jan. 2021 by the Muslim Brotherhood militia in Taiz, who accused him of apostasy and preaching Christianity. Bashir’s brother said Bashir was accused of running a missionary network and of receiving huge sums from abroad. He also said he was not allowed to visit his brother, who suffers poor health, and that the charges could not be true, because Bashir struggles to provide for his five children who live with him in a one-room home. Pray for Bashir and his family. Pray that God will use this event to extend his witness.

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  • Father God, I pray that you will bring those who are bearing false witness against Bashir to repentance. I pray that their hearts will be troubled for lying & they won't rest until they drop these false charges. I pray for peace, provision for Bashir's brother & family. I ask that Bashir be full of Your spirit of courage & love. In Jesus Name, Amen
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father God. Release Bashir from prison as a witness to your power and glory, in Jesus name
    mark h - USA
  • In Jesus Name we pray for our brothers & sisters around the world that are being persecuted for their faith in Jesus our Lord and as You Lord remember we are made of the dust and can do no thing without you John 15:5 strengthen each one with the power of Your Holy Spirit to overcome and continue in the faith & may no weapon formed against them prosper
    barry p - USA
  • Thank you for Bashir's faith. Please use this to extend his witness manifold ways and grant that he would follow you in peace even though suffering.
    emily g - USA
  • Father, I pray for Bashir strength to stand strong knowing he is never alone. You will never leave him. I pray provision for his family. I pray the truth will come to light and Bashir will be exonerated. In the mighty, Sovereign name of Jesus, AMEN
    Iris M - USA
  • DIOS Y PADRE TE RUEGO QUE TENGAS A BIEN EN AYUDAR A LA VIDA DE TU HIJO BASHIR PARA QUE PUEDA RECUPERAR SU LIBERTAD EN EL NOMBRE DE JESUCRISTO
    MIRIAM S - Argentina
  • Oh, LORD, fill him and his family with Your peace that surpasses understanding; that to live is Christ and to die... is gain. Torment the dreams and plans of his captors, Lord Jesus! Show Your glory by converting untold numbers of persecutors. In Jesus Christ's name I pray - amen
    Mick D - USA
  • Dear Father, please protect Bashir and his family, and provide money, food, and a larger home for his family. May all charges against him be dropped, and may Bashir continue to share his faith in boldness. Help his children to accept You at early ages, and help Bashir to be a godly father to them. Please bring a great awakening to Yemen!
    Tricia G - USA
  • Father, please accomplish your will and purpose for Bashir. Give him courage, protection, healing and strength. Provide for his family. Thank you!
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Lord Jesus, we bring Bashir and his family before You, please wrap Your loving arms around them. Protect him and help him, Lord. Encourage him and be his strength, help his 5 children, Lord. Please provide all they need and protect them. Father, bless Him for his faith and witness in You. I also pray with all my brothers and sisters that You spare him
    Bonita C - South Africa
  • Lord, unless you build Bashir's home and unless you watch over his "city" he and others labor in vain. You, Father, have said, I will never leave you nor forsake you; do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. How can we not be afraid or discouraged for Mr. Bashir. You are going to have to help, Lord. Help Lord! We believe; help our unbelief. Amen.
    Gustav J - USA
  • Lord God, You see the suffering of Bashir! Please remind him daily of Your presence and lead him to meditate on Your promises to never leave or forsake him and that You have a purpose and plan for him even in suffering and persecution. Father, provide for his family and deeply convict his persecutors and through dreams and visions let them see Jesus
    Matt B - USA
  • Lord Jesus, I pray that You would encourage Bashir as he suffers. May he have hope and faith in Your promises and be able to remember what Your word says. I pray that justice would be served in his case, and that You would provide financially for Bashir's children as he is apart from them. May they all know the comfort of Your Presence.
    Danielle H - USA
  • OLORD, we lift Bashir & his family to you. We ask for protection & provision so that Your light may shine thru him & his family. Bring others along side him to help his faith grow. May he remain faithful to you. May Jesus be magnified in all of Yemen. Open hearts & minds to the truth of your son, Jesus, the Messiah. May the name Jesus be praised. Amen
    SM D - USA
  • Dear Father, I thank you for my brother Bashir and his boldness and witness for you! I ask you to spare his life and may you, Father, use this event to share the gospel through Bashir, in Jesus' Name! Please guard and protect him, provide for his family, and strengthen his faith through this persecution. We ask this in Jesus' Name!
    Jennifer T - USA
  • Lord, take care of Bashir and his family. Strengthen their faith and provide wisdom for each situation. Help them to know that they serve as examples to us of standing fast in the face of persecution. Take care of them and thank You for everything You have done. 1 Peter 4:14
    Betty A - USA
  • Our Father Which art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name;Thy Kingdom come; Thy will be done in earth, as it is in Heaven; Give Bashir his daily bread and deliver him from Evil. For Thine is the Kingdom and the power and the Glory Forever! Jesus please place Your healing hand upon him and provide a good home for the family. May Jesus shine through him
    Rebecca L - USA
  • Father please remember Bashir and his family. Please may they be aware of your loving presence with them. Please use this situation for much good for them and for their community, for your glory.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • Holy Spirit of Jesus, I pray for strength and health be given to Bashir and his family, please provide him with safety and freedom of false accusations made against him. Please reveal the truth for others to see, so they welcomYou into their lives. I pray for Your favour given Bashir's five children, meeting all of their needs In Christ
    Pat D - Canada
  • Father, please be very near Bashir and his family as he faces this very difficult time. Please keep him in perfect peace. Let him know the power of your presence and word in his life in this time. Help him to know and to believe in your Sovereignty in this situation. I pray that you will open the way for the needs of his family as well.
    Vicki W - USA
  • In the name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, El Shaddai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Bashir. We ask that he walk and teach the Lord, have a hedge of protection on him and angels directly from heaven to minister to him. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Please help Bashir to stay faithful to You. May his faith only grow deeper at this time. Please protect him & provide for his needs. Please bless him with a hope, trust, joy & strength beyond human ability. Please place people in his life to comfort & support him. May many accept You through his witness. Please protect him & may the charges be dropped.
    Hilary H - USA
  • Dear father, please protect Bashir from his death if it be your will. May him and his family be provided for and PLEASE use this event to bear witness to your love and presence to all. Don't let his struggles go without inspiring as many people that it could help or strengthen their face in the name of Jesus Christ your only son, amen.
    Angela L - USA
  • Dear Lord, arraign Bashir. We lift him up to you and ask his life be spared for Your glory. Allow him to be a great disciple of your word like Paul. May he be devoted to you forever, seek your face, say your name. I thank you for this man's life and protection for his family. In Jesus Name. Amen.
    Diane C - USA
  • Jesus, give him FAVOR. Bless him with favor from his captors and the judges who have his life in their hands. Give them a heart for this man. Bless his body as he is being tortured possibly, as he in isolation, bring Jesus to give him company and keep him feeling sane and safe in You Jesus. Bring him redemption from his captors
    Kim B - USA
  • In the saving name of Jesus, our Father, Adonai, Lord, as brothers and sisters in Christ we glorify You for faithfulness of Bashir and family. We ask that they will continue to seek You, place a hedge of protection on them, angels to directly serve them and provision for them. So Be It. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Lord Jesus, I know You see the need of Bashir. I know You feel his hurt and anxiety to care for his family. You are there with him Lord. Let him hear Your voice and see Your direction, Lord. Have mercy on him Lord. Rescue dear Lord!
    Patricia W - USA
  • Father, I lift up my dear brother & his loved ones & may they experience Your peace right now like they have never before. Lord we pray Your mercy all over this & may the authorities listen to Your voice. Draw brother Bashir & his family to the closest place to your heart & may they be anchored in Your Word. Financial & health blessings to all IJN
    Lisa T - USA
  • Holy Father, only satanic spirit can dare to spread lies and hurt the innocent. You God are in control of our lives. Please ease the burden imposed on our brothers and free them to continue work of Your kingdom unhindered. anoint them for suffering and preach with power to reach out the country from big to small rich and poor to give hope in Jesus
    BENEDICTA N - USA
  • God of Wonder, You open doors so the poor can preach the gospel to the poor. But the poor in this world can experience the richness of fellowship with You. Make Your Presence know to Bashir and those He witnesses to. Give him wisdom when and how to show his faith. Provide for the needs of his family as he serves. Comfort them in Your steadfast Love.
    Jim E - USA
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