Christians must meet secretly in very small groups.
Christians must meet secretly in very small groups.
Apr. 01, 2021 | Afghanistan

Christians Endure Persecution as God's Kingdom Advances

[194] prayers in [19] nations have been posted for Christians Reaching the Unsaved.

Christians in Afghanistan continue to face difficulty, discrimination and persecution from family members, radical Islamist groups and the government for their faith in Christ. Workers in the country have asked for prayers regarding our persecuted family and the advancement of God’s kingdom. Pray for our brothers and sisters to experience God’s presence and peace as they endure suffering. Pray for them to persevere in their faith, and to be salt and light to members of their families, communities and government. Pray for mature Christians to be fruitful disciple-makers. Pray also for God’s kingdom to advance throughout each of the country’s provinces and unreached people groups, especially Pashtuns.

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  • Dear Jesus, help all the Christians and people of good will in Afghanistan. Jesus, give them wisdom and discernment. Help those who have lost family or friends. Help those in hiding to find refuge and escape. Jesus, they have suffered so much for Your name. May many people come to know You in Afghanistan.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Father, I pray my brethren in Afghanistan experience Your peace and protection as they endure suffering. May they persevere in their faith, and are the salt and light to all their families, communities and government. I pray that Christians to be fruitful disciple-makers. I pray for Your kingdom to advance throughout all of Afghanistan. In Jesus name.
    Mary I - USA
  • We worship you oh LORD! For the lives of your children reaching the unsaved in Afghanistan and the rest of the World, please LORD! Touch the hearts of those they are Ministering to and change it for Christ and may you encourage them the more to do exploits for your Kingdom,everyday by day to your glory oh GOD! In the mighty name of JESUS Christ Amen
    Chima U - Switzerland
  • Father, I pray for the Christians in Afghanistan who face great difficulties, persecution & danger for their faith in Jesus. I ask that you will bring more souls into Your Kingdom as the radical Islamic groups & government try to erase Christianity from their land. By Your Spirit of Light & Power I pray a great revival will open hearts to Your Grace
    Tracey B - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    I pray for my brothers and sisters in Christ that are being persecuted all over the world. Please comfort them and let them experience your peace and in the midst of suffering. And that one day their joy will be so great, it will be as though none of this happened. In Jesus Christ name I pray. Amen
    Michelle J - USA
  • Father God, in the name of JESUS, I ask that You honor the prayers of the believers and workers in Afghanistan to experience Your divine love, peace, and presence. Please help them in all their needs and protect them against violent humans and groups. Give them strength through Your word and the power of the Holy Spirit to make disciples in Christ.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father we thank You for all that You are doing in the country of Afghanistan and and the Grace and Mercy that is being poured out on those that You are calling we continue to ask that they will feel Your presence and know that You are at work all around them for their good and not for catastrophe continue to bless guide & provide
    Dennie L - USA
  • Thank you father for providing a way to continue in our efforts to determine your will may we be filled with hope as we place our trust in you and u alone may we achieve the impossible lord coming into a conscious contact of u god and may we be led by the spirit into the fullness of Christ lord allow the word to fill us with truth and justice
    Michael P - USA
  • Glorious Father,
    Protect my fellow brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ in this country. Service them with words and actions to do with Your Truth of Who YESHUA is in their life's and how You love and care for them daily.
    Thank for your courageous service for Lord of lords and grace, Love and peace be with you all.
    (Not forgotten, in my heart )
    Lorenzo J. P - USA
  • Lord, You are with the Afghanistan brethren as they face persecution. Continue giving them strength and protection as they spread Your truth to those around them. Take the scales off from their unbelieving family members so they can enjoy the next life with You in heaven. In Jesus name, Amen!

    Maria R - USA
  • Dear Father, may Your Kingdom advance throughout Afghanistan like never before! May the Christians there be emboldened to share their faith with muslims and other non-Believers. Please keep them safe as they share the light and love that comes from You. May they experience an even deeper sense of Your peace. Bring an awakening to Afghanistan!
    Tricia G - USA
  • In the great name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, as brothers and sisters in Christ we unite our hearts in prayer for Afghanistan believers We praise You for their faithfulness. We praise You that they got up and walked spiritually. We ask for a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. So be it. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father, I thank you that in spite of the difficulties that the Christians face in Afghanistan, they are remaining faithful to you. Please continue to help them grow and persevere and to continue to be salt and light of Christ to all those around them. Please minister to their families and keep your people strong, drawing and saving the lost there.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Father, You know the plight of Your children. We know You are a faithful, powerful God who will equip them for every difficulty they face. May the power of Your Spirit who lives inside of them empower them to fight the good fight of faith and sustain them through every trial. May those who see them live their faith be transformed in Christ. Amen.
    Bruce B - USA
  • God, I pray for my Afghan brothers & sisters who are tested on all sides. I pray You will strengthen & encourage them, that they would remain faithful. I pray they will be salt & light in a dark & dreary land, and for their family members to meet the risen Christ. I pray Your word will spread among the unreached groups, especially the Pashtuns.
    Curtis M - USA
  • God, I pray for my Afghan brothers & sisters who are tested on all sides. I pray You will strengthen & encourage them, that they would remain faithful. I pray they will be salt & light in a dark & dreary land, and for their family members to meet the risen Christ. I pray Your word will spread among the unreached groups, especially the Pashtuns.
    Curtis M - USA
  • Father, the Afghan people, including Your children, have experienced war, chaos, destruction and persecution for many decades with seemingly no end in sight. In the midst of hardships and trials, may our brothers and sisters experience Your presence and peace as they endure suffering. In spite of obstacles and setbacks, may they advance Your kingdom.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Lord I pray for bold faith and cunning wisdom for believers in the Pashtun region. I pray for mature men and women of faith to be discipling and multiplying their faith among those younger than them. I pray for the government officials to be captivated by the Gospel of Jesus and lighten the persecution. I pray for hope and faith to pour out.
    Joy H - USA
  • Father, through their suffering, may these believers have greater fellowship with You and know Christ even more. Give them courage, wisdom, and protection as they live their daily lives. May others see Jesus living through them and be drawn to him. Open doors for your kingdom to come in a greater way to Afghanistan. May you accomplish your will. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Oh Jesus, protect your seedlings! They are each little miracles, growing in such hard and nutrient-deprived soil- show your glory to the world by covering and nourishing these little seedlings from Your very Self, so that one day these seedlings will be great trees, providing life and shade for a flourishing church. You can do this!
    Margaret M - USA
  • Father have mercy. May the light of your grace shine into Afghanistan. May your people their cling to you and find everything they need.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • In name of King Jesus, our heavenly Father, Eternal King, as brothers and sisters in Christ we glorify You for faithfulness of Afghanistan believers. We ask for Word of God to continue to spread, a hedge of protection be upon them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. So Be It. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Holy Father,I ask for an extra measure of Your power and strength for Your children as they face persecution. Make their hearts to be strong and bold as they minister to each other and to the lost. May Your Word go out and be planted in hearts of those who need You, so that they can receive Your salvation and Your name be glorified. In Jesus' name,Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Lord God Almighty, grant unto these saints the power to endure hardships and persecution as they evangelize their communities. I pray that may signs, wonders and miracles follow as they preach the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Ghost. I pray for all these to thy glory O Father, in the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ!! Amen
    Abraima T - Zimbabwe
  • Heavenly Father, please give these precious saints strength to endure their persecution. I pray the ones persecuting them will be radically saved. I pray you will send angels to protect your faithful children. May they feel Your presence every hour of every day.
    Sheila R - USA
  • Father we pray for your believers in Afghanistan, protect them and guide them. Help them to do your service in peace and with strength. Help your disciples to spread the good news to others. Save many through this ministry. In Jesus Christ name amen.
    Diane E - Canada
  • Father thank you that you made these beautiful Pakistani people to worship you forever and ever. Grow the number of believers in this land especially the Pashtuns. Deliver them from evil. Lead them not into temptation. Provide for them a daily wage that covers all their needs. May they be salt and light in this dark place.
    Lori R - USA
  • Jesus thank you that you are near to the broken hearted and near to those who are downcast. Lord would you give these faithful followers a revived faith. After encountering you, would they be even more passionate about the God you are and the freedom you have brought them even in the middle of suffering. Jesus thank you with them every step of the way.
    Rachel G - USA
  • God your word said blessed are those who believe yet haven't seen. I thank you for giving Christians in Afghanistan the strength to endure persecutions, and the desire to continue serving you. I pray that as a result of their faithfulness, your kingdom will grow. Meet their needs. Strength their bodies. Protect them. In Jesus Name, Amen.
    Orpha G - USA
  • Lord let revival be unleashed in Afghanistan. Let the dry and hungry soil spring up with springs of living water and rivers of hope as your gospel advances and your kingdom comes to this country. Raise up humble hearts and seeking souls for your Truth. Lead forth in repentance and faith. Bring about salvation in the government and Pashtun people.
    Atacy U - USA
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