The Union Church of Tripoli is facing eviction from the building it's used for over fifty years.
The Union Church of Tripoli is facing eviction from the building it's used for over fifty years.
Jul. 15, 2021 | Libya

Church in Tripoli Faces Eviction

[159] prayers in [14] nations have been posted for Union Church congregation.

The Union Church of Tripoli, one of five Christian denominations recognized by the Libyan government, has worshiped in the same church building for over fifty years. The building was rented from the former governmental regime on land that the government had expropriated because of its proximity to the seat of government. Recently, a governmental committee decided to return the land and buildings to the descendants of the original owners, who have now filed a court case for eviction of the church, which serves as home to four Protestant congregations with Christians from many nationalities. Pray for the leadership of these congregations to know the peace of God while they await the court's decision. Pray that the church will be able to secure a new location within their financial means before being evicted.

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  • Father, we praise You for Your Church in Tripoli and ask that as there is a plan to evict the worship in this building, You are still growing Your church and Your will and plan will be accomplished even in this.May these congregants know Your peace in their hearts as they await the court's decision and may they be seeking You for another plan if needed
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, you know all things. You know your children by name; you see each one. I place this situation in your hands. You know what the fair and just thing is. I pray you move and your will be done. Guide your children, give them wisdom, open the eyes of the blind.
    polly c - 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 Union Church congregation. We ask for provision for them, for a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • God I pray for these believers in Tripoli. I pray You would provide the leaders of these congregations with peace, trusting in You for the outcome. I pray their case would find favor with the court. Should they have to move, I pray You will provide them a new location, and the means with which to pay for it. I pray for the persecutors to repent.
    Curtis M - USA
  • Lord, please be with these Libyan brothers and sisters. May they have great wisdom as to what to do for their congregation. I pray for favor with the government. Please help them to make a way for these congregations. May this season of hardship reveal miracles and sustenance and periods of growing deeper in their faith. Please guide and lead them
    Amy G - USA
  • Lord we know all earthly courts and governments will one day perish and the government of Jesus will prevail. Help the believers in Tripoli to put all hope in You as You act on their behalf. Give the leaders clear direction as they wait and give them favor for the best outcome, dear and compassionate God. We thank You in Jesus name. Amen.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father I lift up these brethren before Your throne. I ask for Your peace that passes understanding to overshadow them. I pray for justice and that they would be able to secure a new facility within their means. I pray their faith and endurance would draw others to You. May they be salt and light wherever they go. In Jesus's mighty name, Amen.
    Beth G - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the believers in these congregations, that they will see your faithfulness and provision to them. Please help them find new facilities that they can afford and help them to relocate into areas that you desire will hear the gospel of Jesus Christ. Prepare the hearts of those who will hear that they may receive salvation in Jesus.
    Julia F - USA
  • Holy Father, I pray for wisdom and peace of heart for the leadership of the congregations who are waiting for the court's decision. If they are allowed to stay, we praise You. If they are forced to vacate, we praise You. You can take this time of change and use it to further Your kingdom. In all things, Your will be done. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Lord look with compassion on the 4 congregation families wh are being threatened with eviction. You know the anxiety of the leaders and the pastors, provide them with a home where they can grow their congregations and not be constantly threatened. Bring unity among the 4 churches that they can pray together, work together. Provide accordg 2 their means
    Tan-Yeo L - Singapore
  • Father, may the Union Church leaders and congregation trust in You with all their heart, lean not on their own understanding, and acknowledge You in all their ways, so that You may guide theirs steps on the path that lies ahead. May Your Word be a lamp to their feet and a light to their path as they seek direction from You with securing a new location.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Father, I pray that this church will find you faithful by providing a new place of worship, or by turning the heart of the owners. May the gov't continue to allow the worship of these believers & not retract their promises. We ask your strength and blessing on these congregations. Bless & keep the members. May your name bring power to save in Libya.
    SM D - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the congregations of the Union Church who are waiting to see if their church building will be taken from them. I ask that You will lift their hearts in praise & Thanksgiving for all You have done through the years. May they find joy, peace & faith that You will provide for them no matter what happens concerning the church bldg.
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father in heaven we pray for this church in Tripoli, help them in this situation. We pray that they would find a new building to worship. We pray that they will find favour in you. Thank you for answering their prayers in Christ name amen
    Diane E - Canada
  • Heavenly Father, thank you for these precious believers. Please bless them with Godly wisdom and discernment in this situation. Please cause the owner and government to look with favor on them. Please answer their prayers as they call on You.
    In Jesus,
    Amen
    Lis S - USA
  • Lord, may they have the peace that transcends all understanding as they wait for answers. TY that YOu are over all. Would You grant favor to the members with the courts. TY for leading them to the special place You have for them all, and would You confirm it for them in Jesus' Name. May many be drawn to You and Your church through this in Jesus' N
    Lisa T - USA
  • ABBA FATHER you are greater than a building, may your will be done 1 John 5:14 amen
    Wyman K - Australia
  • Dear Lord,You know all things & You know the situation of the people at the Union Church of Tripoli.Please make Your way for them,be it regaining control of their current building or acquiring something new.Help this to not hinder the faith of ay of the congregation&help them to use this to bring You all the praise,honor&glory as you grow Your church!
    Donna H - USA
  • My Lord, You never Said it would be easy. I pray that a solution is found for this situation so that the church remains. May the Christians find solace through prayer and may those who have been lukewarm be renewed with the Gift of strong faith in You.
    Denise G - Canada
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we adore You for faithfulness of Union church, that they came to Jesus. We ask for a hedge of protection on them and angels from heaven to minister to them. So Be It. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for the Union Church congregation: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Open the hearts of authorities to You; may the church find favor with them. May they find a new place to worship without eviction. In Jesus' Name. Amen
    Lisa D - USA
  • Thank you God for the Union Church, Lord please be with them and let not this situation cause disunity or disaffection amongst them, grant them favor and let your will be done, supernaturally provide for them and in all these, let your name be praised, let more souls be won to you and the let Church be blessed in Jesus name
    funke a - Nigeria
  • Father You have known this would happen. Help these churches to look to You in whole hearted abandonment to Your will. Help them face this turn of events with faith & joyful anticipation of Your blessing, whatever that may be. Help them surrender their own expectations to You & trust that You work all things for good.
    Carolann P - Canada
  • Father God,
    Praise You that You are Jehovah Jireh! Please give the leadership of these congregations Your grace and peace, while they wait for the court's decision about whether the church has to leave or not.If it is Your will to allow eviction, please provide the church a new location that they can afford.
    In Your Son's precious name, amen.
    Debbie D - USA
  • Father God I pray. For your intervention in this scenario in saving this place of worship, this. Is the plan of Satan to aggravate Christians in the community and prevent your work,Please disappoint that enemy and give victory to your people, and I employed that you command the Authority to rule in the favour of the Christians and grant vict
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Heavenly Father, in this situation, give the leadership of these congregations knowledge of Your peace while they await the courts decision. Provide a new location within their financial means before they are evicted. Use this for Your glory. In Jesus name, Amen.
    Rachel T - USA
  • Lord we pray these congregations may receive a favorable decision so they may remain in their building for worship. Lord we know You will indeed provide the best place for them to meet, whether at this present location or a new location. May they wait on You with great expectancy. In Jesus' name. Amen
    Marita J - USA
  • Lord, we ask for the provision of a property and the financial resources that meet their needs and a location and facilities that have benefits over the current church. As they wait, strengthen their faith and unity.
    Brian S - Canada
  • Lord provide a place of worship for these Libyan Christians. You said your believers will worship in Spirit and Truth. Regardless of where they worship let that be true of them. Be the center of their lives. Help them to stand strong in love, mercy and Truth. Raise them up in victory as you fight this battle for them and they wait in trust and praise
    Atacy U - USA
  • Lord God, I do ask that You would give these believers Your peace that surpasses understanding. May they rest in Your sovereignty, and trust that You will use even this for the good of their sanctification. I pray that they would be able to find another building to rent, and that the gospel would spread even though this trial.
    Danielle H - USA
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