Suicide bombers attacked Surabaya Central Pentecostal Church in 2018 in Indonesia.
Suicide bombers attacked Surabaya Central Pentecostal Church in 2018 in Indonesia.
Apr. 15, 2021 | Indonesia

Suicide Bombers Attack Church, Injure 19

[170] prayers in [15] nations have been posted for Injured Believers.

Suicide bombers attacked the Hati Yesus Maha Kudus church in Makassar as its Palm Sunday service ended on the morning of Sunday, March 28. An Islamic extremist couple on a motorcycle attempted to enter the front gate of the church parking lot. A security guard stopped them just before the bomb exploded. Fortunately, because of coronavirus protocols, relatively few worshipers had gathered that morning. Nineteen church members were injured in the blast, and no deaths were reported. The security guard miraculously survived with burns to the front of his body. Pray for those injured in the blast to experience complete healing, and pray for the church to remain strong in the coming weeks and to display love over fear. Pray for those who sympathize with the bombers to be confronted with the truth and love of Jesus Christ.

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  • Father, I pray for those injured in this bombing. Lord, touch them physically and heal their bodies. Touch them spiritually and renew their strength. I pray you wrap your arms around them and rebuke all fear. I pray for those who did this that you would deal with their hearts and open their eyes. Strengthen your children, give them wisdom and boldness.
    polly c - USA
  • Lord God, I do pray that You would graciously heal those who suffered in the blast, and give them the strength to love and forgive their persecutors. May they walk in Your courage and trust Your plans and purposes for their lives. I pray that those who seek to destroy would come to know You, the Life-Giver, and repent.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    We lift up our brothers and sisters who were injured in this bombing. We thank and praise You that no one was killed, not even the security guard! We ask that Your hand of healing would be with them. May they have joy instead of fear; bless them mightily for suffering for Your name's sake! May the gospel grow from this! Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • Father we thank you for the lives of your children in Indonesia who are suffering lots of terrible things even life threatening situations for the sake of their faith in you, oh LORD! May you strengthen them the more that they grow stronger in you and do exploits for your Kingdom amidst persecution, use them to change the hearts of others in JESUS name
    Chima U - Switzerland
  • Dear Lord, Please bless and strengthen our brothers and sisters. Heal their physical and emotional wounds. Lord, we pray for their persecutors: give them thoughts, dreams and visions of you - please bring them to know and love you.
    Amen
    Susan G - Australia
  • May God Bless and Heal all of You! Deuteronomy 33:27 says, "The eternal God is your refuge and dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms; He drove the enemy before you and thrust them out saying, Destroy!" You will always have a place to dwell and find peace and strength in the arms of the Lord. Stay strong in faith-Jesus is coming!
    Tracy H - USA
  • Father God, I praise you for the guard who stopped the attackers. Please continue to heal him and the others who were injured. Convict the wicked of their wrong-thoughts so they may turn to the truth that JESUS alone is Savior and Lord. Please bless and help the Christians in Indonesia and comfort them for all they've been through. Thank You God.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Dear Lord, bring healing & encouragement to this church, and it's believers. May those who were injured be healed. Heal their traumatized hearts and give them your peace. Build up your church again. May others in Makassar come to believe in Jesus for salvation. Open their hearts to your love & forgiveness. We praise the holy name of Jesus. Amen.
    SM D - USA
  • Lord God -Jehovah Rapha- God our healer touch Your sons & daughters in need of healing Father You do the miraculous from the crown of their heads to the soles of their feet! Father let the persecutors see Your power & let them say what must I do to be saved! Jesus we cry out for Your help! Your blood changes everything!!! Have your way God! Amen
    Kisha M - USA
  • Heal our brothers and sisters who are injured and show the bombers that they are foolish to stand up to the Lord.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Holy Father, bless Your children in Indonesia, especially those who were injured recently. Heal their bodies, strengthen their faith, may others be drawn to You. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • In the name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Elohim, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for great faith of Indonesian injured believers. We ask for a hedge of protection on them and angels from heaven to minister to them. So Be It. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Holy God, such hostility cannot be pleasing to you. Please stop the efforts of the evil one in Indonesia. Heal those who were affected and help the believers love their neighbors in a supernatural way.
    emily g - USA
  • Father God, heal the injured and those who are afraid. Stop the attacks and change the hearts of the attackers. Use this church to share the Good news despite the challenges. In Jesus name
    mark h - USA
  • Lord, please heal these believers. Help them to remain strong in their faith & to display love over fear. May those who support the bombers be confronted with the truth & love of Jesus. Protect the believers in Indonesia from these kinds of attacks, & may the enemy's plot be thwarted. May Your Word spread in Indonesia & cause many to be saved.
    Chiara F - South Africa
  • Lord Your children desire to worship you in peace and love. Thankyou Lord, that no form of evil will come between their faith and love for You. Let them fill Your presence and to know they are never alone. In Jesus name Amen.
    Shawana B - USA
  • Father, I Pray for those injured in the blast to experience complete healing, and I pray for the church to remain strong in the coming weeks and to display love over fear. May those who sympathize with the bombers to be confronted with the truth and love of Jesus Christ.
    Betty D - USA
  • Lord God i thank you know one was killed in the bombing i ask for complete healing physically emotionally spiritually for all those effected by it. I pray the church there remain firm n steadfast in the face of this attack and continue to be salt n light to the community and the enemies of Christ will be transformed by the Gospel. In Jesus name
    Dean B - USA
  • LORD, May the persecutors see the miracle that no one was killed in the blast. Strengthen the believers to continue strong in their faith, spreading Your Word to the lost and dying of the world. Cause many to come to salvation through Christ. In His mighty name, Amen!
    Linda R - USA
  • Father we give you praise for no deaths in this attack. We pray for those that were injured, continue to heal them. Any damage that was done to the church, we pray that there will be enough finance to help. Strengthen your people to spread the good news of Christ. Let your people be a light so others may see and believe. In Christ name amen.
    Diane E - Canada
  • Father I lift up Your injured children for encouragement. I ask complete and supernatural healing for their injuries. I pray that those who would do violence would be stopped and convicted by Your Spirit. I ask for bold and wise testimony by these believers that many would be drawn to You and long for the peace of Jesus. In Jesus's name, Amen.
    Beth G - USA
  • Praise You Lord that nobody died in the attack. Please completely heal the injured. Please stop this extremism in the Mighty Name of Jesus, amen.
    Pmandy Y - USA
  • Father God, I cry out to You to put an end to the attacks and hostilities from Muslim terrorists in the name of Jesus! Appear to them in dreams and visions that they would know You and the hope to which You call them! Protect these believers, heal those who are hurt and bring many to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ!
    Carolyn L - USA
  • Father, thank You for protecting this church in Indonesia from suicide bombers that were tools of the devil and Islam. Please touch each person affected by this and heal them in Jesus Name, including the guard who saved them. Fill the church and its people with Your power and Spirit that they will remain strong in faith and Your witnesses in love. Amen
    Alan G - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray for these brothers and sisters to remain strong faith in coming weeks, to display love without fear, and to experience the healing only You can provide. Confront the sympathizers with the truth and love of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Rachel T - USA
  • Thank You for protecting this church from worse disaster. Please heal them physically & emotionally from their trauma, and may each one conquer any fear, distress or anxiety with Your strength, Spirit & truth. Heal their memories of the event. Help them love their enemies. Convict those who condone this attack with guilt & shame & lead them to Christ!
    Carolann P - Canada
  • Thank you, Lord, for your protection of these church people. Let your spirit of love and forgiveness fill these believers and enable them to be strong in You. Let your healing touch be upon their bodies and souls. Turn this for their good and let their persecutors be confronted with the truth and love of Jesus so they believe and spread the truth.
    NANCY T - USA
  • Father thank you that there were no deaths in this attack on the church. Touch those who were injured with your healing hand. May they not walk in fear, but in faith and trust in you. May the church remain strong in you. Protect them. I pray those who sympathize with the bombers to be confronted by the truth and love of Jesus.
    Darlene E - USA
  • Dear Father, please protect Your church in Indonesia. Thank You that more weren't injured or killed in the attack. I pray that this emboldens many people to come back to the church and for others to start attending the church. Please heal those who were injured, and help them to forgive their attacker. May thousands come to accept You in Indonesia.
    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 injured Indonesian 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
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