Christians in Iran are hungry for God's Word, but access is limited.
Christians in Iran are hungry for God's Word, but access is limited.
May. 06, 2021 | Iran

"Can I Really Have My Own Bible?"

[237] prayers in [17] nations have been posted for Christian couple with new Bibles.

A Christian couple were recently blessed by receiving Bibles. After VOM workers placed Bibles and Christian literature in the backseat of a taxi, the taxi driver distributed them to the believers in his small group. When the driver called to express his gratitude for the Bibles, his wife also got on the phone and said, “Can I really have my own Bible?” She had never had a personal copy of God’s Word. “I just want to be sure this Bible is mine,” she said. “I always prayed that I would have my own Bible. I’m happy that God heard my prayer.” Pray for these believers to grow in their faith as they study the Scriptures, and pray for more opportunities to deliver Bibles to those hungry for God’s Word inside Iran.

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  • Thank You, Jesus, for these people who love Your Word and are eager to read the Bible. Send Your Holy Spirit to comfort, encourage and protect them. Give them great wisdom as they grow in You and teach others.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Thank You, Jesus, for our sister's desire for the Word; may our love for it intensify as well! Lord, make a way for more Bibles to pour into lands of persecution, that our brothers and sisters may be strengthened by Your Spirit's instruction through it. Protect them as Bibles are distributed and show them ways to pass them along to other believers too.
    Gina A - USA
  • Lord, we thank You for Your precious Word being distributed to brothers and sisters in Christ. Bless your children in Iran as they feed on Your Word. Bring an ever increasing revelation of Yourself to them and fill them with Your Holy Spirit to bring the Gospel of Christ to other Iranians. Protect them as they build Your Kingdom in Iran. In Jesus name.
    Sarah A - USA
  • Father may your word bear much fruit in Iran. May its truths go deep into the hearts of those who read it, and may their lives be transformed.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • Praise You, Father, for this exciting story of believers receiving Bibles. May You richly bless this wife who was so very thankful for her very own copy of the Bible. Continue to be with those believers as they study Scripture and learn more about You.
    Christa B - USA
  • Father, we so thank You for giving us Your Words of life to hold and read and study. Please bless all who received the Bibles and lit and may there be many such opportunities. May many eternal souls fruit be born in Your kingdom. May all grow in the love of Christ and wisdom and knowledge and be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.
    Gail M - USA
  • Bless our brothers and sisters who hunger and thirst for Your word. Thank You for the courage of the taxi driver and others who risk distributing them. Raise up more like them to facilitate the maturing and enabling of believers in Iran to live for You and to have the tools to reach and disciple others. Raise up strong leadership in the Church of Iran.
    Toni D - USA
  • Father thank You for the nation of Iran. I pray for Iranian believers that You would be with them and strengthen them. Bless them with wisdom, have mercy on them, protect them, and keep them from trouble and harm. I thank You for the distribution of Your Word in Iran and pray that any believer who wants access to have Your Word would have it.
    Kia W - USA
  • Dear Father, thank you for the way these Bibles are being distributed. Continue to let them fall into the hands of those whose hearts you have prepared. I thank you that your word does not come back void and for the lives these Bibles will touch as you bring the inspired word to them. Strengthen and continue this ministry. You are faithful.
    Vicki W - USA
  • In the loving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness and deliverance of Iranian believers. We praise You for their eagerness to have the Word of God and to serve. We ask for a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister and encourage them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Heavenly Father, We thank You for giving us Your Word. We praise You that we can read Your Word, understand how You would have us live, and continue in Your precepts to please You. We Pray for these believers to grow in their faith as they study Your Word, and pray for more Bibles for those hungry for God's Word inside Iran, in Jesus' Name, Amen!
    Michael S - USA
  • Thank you Holy Father for sending your precious Holy Word to these people, I'm thankful & inspired by their humility and gratitude when here in America people reject your Holy Word and defile it with hatred. I am ashamed of our country Father, I know you are doing a new thing here but Americans are so lost, help us quickly Lord! In Yeshua's Name, Amen.
    Sabrina T - USA
  • Dear Father, thank you for making it possible to get Your Word to these children of yours. Thank you for their hunger for it. May your Spirit guide them as they study and grow in faith. May they know they are an example to other believers in other countries to hunger and thirst for your truth. In Jesus name Amen
    Peggy A - USA
  • Dear God, Thank you for the Bibles sent to believers in persecuted countries. We who have always had our own Bibles don't realize how precious even one page is to those who don't have God's Word. Bless these Bibles and those who rejoice in them. Protect these believers and help them grow in Christ and strengthen the local church.
    Martha T - USA
  • Dear Lord, We thank you that this precious sister now has her own bible. Please increase opportunities for bibles to be distributed in Iran, that many will have bibles. Thank you for your love for the people of Iran. May many come to know and love you. Amen.
    Susan G - Australia
  • Lord, we praise you for the hunger for your Word in Iran. May it go out with power and draw many hearts to you. Please encourage believers there to read your word, and help them understand it. May they have wisdom as they share it with others. Please make the seed of your Word fall on fertile soil of hearts receptive to truth.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father, Thank you for displaying your great love for these Iranian believers by providing a copy of your Bible to them. Bless than with your word. Open their minds and hearts to understand all the wonderful things in it. Encourage their hearts with fellowship and give them strength and courage as they shine for you in this dark place. Amen
    Alex A - USA
  • Father God in your name Adonai, I ask that You Oh Lord God would make a way for this Christian couple to gain access to a bible and be able to maintain a bible for their learning to follow after Christ. May you always protect their bible from leaving heir possession, in Jesus name Amen.
    Samuel W - USA
  • I thank you, Lord, for these believers and that they were able to get Bibles. Thank you that there was someone willing to deliver them. Please help these brothers and sisters to grow in their faith and knowledge of your Word. Please protect them and guide them. Continue to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout Iran. In Jesus's name, Amen.
    Julia F - USA
  • In the omnipotent name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of this taxi driver and Iranian believers as they chose to serve living God. 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
  • How wonderful are Your works to encourage Your people dear Lord Jesus. We pray for these Christian couple and other Iranian believers that they grow joyfully in their new found faith in Christ. Thank You Holy Spirit for Your unending and untiring work to save and strengthen Your people. We will always worship You for Your unbounded grace for us
    rian P - Philippines
  • Lord, you are Lord of all, even where you word is restricted. You still reign. We have to believe this, and with your help we do believe. We believe that your word can go forth and that you will not let your word return to you void, but will accomplish that which YOU choose. Amen. Thank you and help these that are so thankful for getting your word.
    Gustav J - USA
  • OLORD, thy word is truth. Thank you for the joy this family feels in your word. Grow their strength. Blind evil to the covert delivery of bibles & other materials. Protect them as they do your work. Open hearts to salvation in Jesus. May his name be glorified in Iran. Prepare your church for heaven. May we be ready for your glorious coming. 4Jesus
    SM D - USA
  • Father, Thank you for the VOM workers and the taxi driver who distributed Bibles to the believers in his small group. I pray that these believers will grow in their faith as they study the Scriptures and that there will be more opportunities to deliver Bibles to those hungry for God's Word inside Iran.
    Betty D - USA
  • Holy Father, thank You that Your word is finding its way into people's hands and in their hearts. Bless them as they continue to grow strong in their love for You. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Father God, I praise you for the Christians who are getting bibles to people in dangerous areas. Please protect those who give and those who are receiving Your blessed word. Now is time for all Christians to make it a priority to put-out Your word all over the world to make Christ known. The time is short. We thank you for Jesus who saves us.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Dear Lord God,
    Thank You for blessing & making a way for this couple to receive a copy of the Holy Bible. Thank You for the joy & peace they will receive from it. Fill the believers in Iran with hope, strength, and wisdom. Let Your light shine all thru Iran. Make a way Lord for more material to get into the hands of everyone who wishes to have it. Amen
    Deidre S - USA
  • Thank you, Father, for bibles for these believers. May they so consume Your Word that it grows up in their hearts. May these bibles be invisible to their enemies, & the light of Your Word so confound & convict the ones you bring before them that they also surrender to You. May they be safe in the shelter of Your mighty hand.
    David G - USA
  • Lord, thank You for these workers distributing bibles in Iran! Please make them wise as serpents and innocent as doves and allow them to get Your word into the hands of hungry seekers and followers of Jesus throughout Iran so that many more believers come forth. Protect these new believers and raise up mature leaders to shepherd many in Iran, amen.
    Forrest B - USA
  • Lord Your Word is alive & active & breathing. Give clarity to my siblings in Iran as they study your Word. Bless their understanding & obedience to it. Place these Bibles in the hands of each person whom you see needs to receive them. Protect them from evil & guard & defend your children in Iran. Provide fellowship & worship with other believers.
    Atacy U - USA
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