Anifa, 19, was kicked out of her home after she trusted Christ.
Anifa, 19, was kicked out of her home after she trusted Christ.
Jul. 08, 2021 | Uganda

Mother Curses Daughter for Faith in Christ

[285] prayers in [22] nations have been posted for Anifa.

Anifa is 19 years old and came to faith in Christ earlier this year. She had been suffering from seizures and received healing through prayer at a Christian church in Arua. Her mother, a radical Muslim, became enraged at her daughter’s conversion and threw her out of their home. Her mother also cursed her and threatened to have her killed. After Anifa’s mother kicked her out, she moved in with her aunt, who is also a Christian. Anifa has enrolled in tailoring classes, but her aunt is planning to relocate to South Sudan, and Anifa will be looking for a home once again. Pray for Anifa to remain firm in her faith as she faces trials. Pray for safety and peace of mind as she rebuilds her life.

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  • Why, Lord, does following You cause even our closest family to turn on us? Anifa needs You; You are the Helper. Please do that for her. You have touched her body and and her soul. Thank you. We count on you to move further and provide for her day to day needs. Give her a new home. You can; thank you.
    Gustav J - USA
  • Father, thank You for Anifa's faithfulness to You through her mother's anger and rejection. I pray that You will continue to work in her life in providing her need for ongoing support. Also keep her faith strong and growing. Thank You.
    Karen K - USA
  • Jesus, protect and provide for Anita. Thank you for her courage and healing. I pray that her family may come to know You, whom to know is life eternal.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Dear Jesus, protect and guide Anita. Thank you for healing her. Thank you for giving her courage and strength to put her faith in You in spite of persecution from her mother. Provide a home for her and help her as she learns her new skills. Protect her.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Dear Lord God, I pray for Anifa to grow closer to you and stronger in her faith each day. Cover her with your grace, mercy and goodness in your precious Son's name. Amen.
    Ginger B - USA
  • Dear God, please bless and keep my sister Anifa safe in Your loving arms. Thank You for the blessed present and future You have planned for her. In Jesus' Name. Thank You. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray for my sister, Anifa. She has already endured and lost so much for Your name's sake; bless her mightily! Give her strength and courage to face the future; flood her heart with Your peace and unfailing love! Provide her with a safe place to live, with people she can fellowship with and depend on. May she feel You with her!
    Madison F - USA
  • Oh Lord, you have healed and redeemed Anifa. I know you will protect her and lead her to a full & blessed life.
    Charlottet G - USA
  • I pray for you the strength to continue on your journey with Jesu. He will be your strength, your safety, your provider. He is Jehovah Jirah. In His mighty name, AMEN.
    Iris M - USA
  • Father God, I pray for my sister Anifa not to be afraid because you are with her and not be dismayed because you are her God. Give her the strength and help her to find a suitable accommodation. Open doors for her no one will be able to shut. No weapon formed against her will prevail. I bring into condemnation every tongue that comes against her.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Father, thank you for healing Anifa and loving her so deeply. Work out all the details of her living situation. Give her wisdom and guidance each day. May she be strong and courageous knowing you are with her and trusting Jesus fully. Continue to grow her in faith and truth. Thank you for the wonderful plan you have for Anifa's life. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, King of all the universe, You are above all. I pray for Anifa to remain firm in her faith as she faces trials, and for her safety and peace of mind as she rebuilds her life. Please keep her safe from any harm. Thank You, Lord God. In Jesus's Name I pray. Amen.
    Mary I - USA
  • Father, I thank you for the care that you have shown to Anifa and I know that you will continue to provide for her. Please give her peace and trust and please move mightily on her behalf. That she will see your hand as you meet the needs she is now facing. I pray for protection and wisdom and maturity in her faith. Please work in mother for faith.
    Vicki W - USA
  • In the name of the resurrected Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah El Roi, as brothers and sisters in Christ we adore You for faithfulness of Anifa. We ask for a hedge of protection on her and angels directly from heaven to minister to her. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, El Shaddai, God Almighty, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Anifa. We ask for provision for her, for a hedge of protection on her and angels directly from heaven to minister to her. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father God, please forgive Anifa's mother and turn her to the truth of Jesus Christ. Bless Anifa and her aunt who took her in. If it be Your will, make a way they can stay together. Provide what each of them needs in wherever their journey leads them. I thank You in Jesus name dear and faithful Father.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Thank you Father, for Anifa's enduring faith. I pray You would continue to provide for her every need; please protect her. Send brethren to encourage and disciple her, I pray. I ask also that You convict and draw her mother and others around her. May she be salt and light for the growth of Your Kingdom. In Jesus's name, Amen.
    Beth G - USA
  • Father, bless Anifa. Help her feel your presence and know she is not alone. Wrap your arms of comfort around her, strengthen her, send people her way to encourage her. I pray you move on her behalf in finding a place to live and work. Lord, speak to her mother's heart; may she see that you are real and you love her. Lord, move, rebuke the enemy.
    polly c - USA
  • Father God, I thank you for Anifa's faith in Jesus. I pray that you will provide for all her needs and help her to find a loving home. Please continue to give her work and help her transition through this time. I pray for her mother, that you would draw her to Jesus through your gospel of truth.I pray for the people of Uganda that you shine light there
    Julia F - USA
  • Holy Father, surround Anifa with Your presence as she takes steps to build her life once her aunt moves away. Open doors for her that will allow her to find a vocation, and to grow spiritually. May her mother's heart be softened to receive Your Spirit and be reunited with Anifa as sisters in Your family. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Almighty God, Only you can bring joy and peace to the heart of Anifa. Thank you for granting her saving knowledge of Jesus and protecting and providing provisions for her. She has a beautiful smile! help her to share joy with all she comes in contact with. Grant her wisdom and joy as she continues to trust you for ALL things. Bless her. Pat USA
    Patricia S - USA
  • Dear Lord, Bless Anifa with the Power of JESUS. Thank you for taking her out of her home to protect her from the curses of her mother. Thank you for her Christian aunt who helped her. Provide a place for her to stay as her aunt moves. Please find a way for her to continue her schooling. Give her another family of believers to teach her & help her grow.
    SM D - USA
  • Dear Father, Thank you for Anifa's faith in You! We praise you for her boldness and Your provision for her to live with her aunt. Jehovah Jireh, please provide her next home and work she needs to support herself. May her mother come to know you as Lord and Savior. Please provide safety and peace for Anifa as she starts a new life in You. Amen
    Jennifer T - USA
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we adore You for faithfulness of Anifa, that she came to Jesus. We ask for a hedge of protection on her and angels from heaven to minister to her. So Be It. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    Our battle is a spiritual one. Because of that Your Word states that there will be trials and tribulations. Surround Anifa with Your love. Help her to know the Holy Spirit is with her each step. Keep her. Guide her. Let her feel the prayers of your people.
    In Jesus' holy name,
    Vince B - USA
  • Lord God, thank You for drawing Anifa to Yourself. Please provide a new home for her, and give her other believers who can encourage her as she continues to grow in You. May she be able to financially support herself, and I ask that You would help her to forgive her mother. May this woman come to know You as Savior and Lord too.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Lord Jesus I lift my sister Anifa to you & pray you would be with her, help her, provide for her, & grow her faith. Let her rebuild her life founded on you, be changed by you, & be a great witness to others of your grace & love. Please use VOM & others to help her with a fresh start & Holy Spirit lead & guide her path. Thank you Jesus, AMEN!
    Niccole E - USA
  • Heavenly Father, please give Anifa strength and endurance. Please go before her and make a way. Please give her peace and remind her to cast her anxiety upon You. I ask in Jesus' holy name.
    Nicole M - USA
  • I pray for Anifa, Lord. Please protect her from violence, strengthen her in her faith and provide for her needs for housing and work. Please place a believer in her life to disciple her if her aunt is going to move away. Help her to grow in her knowledge of who You are and grow to trust You with her life.
    Christa B - USA
  • Thank You Lord for Anifa's faith & healing. May she sense Your Presence & Encouragement in her life each day. Give her Your Peace, Protection & Provision as, with You, she creates a new life. Bring other believers to her for fellowship, and open the heart of her mother and others, that they may come to faith through seeing Your hand upon Anifa's life.
    Sharon C - USA
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