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Sep. 23, 2021 | Afghanistan

Pray for Christians Known to Taliban

[243] prayers in [18] nations have been posted for The persecuted and the persecutors.

Christians in Afghanistan have been targeted by the Taliban, according to one front-line worker. As the Taliban seeks to cleanse Afghanistan based on their strict interpretation of Islam, they have targeted some believers. Those who are in the most danger are those who have been believers the longest, since they are the best known. Many of these believers have left their villages or cities due to unsafe conditions. “We are standing with and trusting that God is going to be with them through this time of trial,” the front-line worker said. “We want to be praying for them in these days.” The front-line worker also reminded believers to be praying for members of the Taliban. “God loves Muslims,” he said. “He loves every Muslim; He loves every Afghan; He created them in his image.” Pray for both the persecuted and the persecutors in this country.

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  • May the Holy spirit fold His wings of protection around all the Christians of Afghanistan in this period of "Islamic cleansing," and may their persistent witness under persecution be a witness drawing even their persecutors to the message of Christ.
    Tom H - USA
  • Father, the mismanagement of the U.S military withdrawal from Afghanistan has helped to create a dire situation for our brothers and sisters in Christ who still reside there. We intercede on their behalf for protection, provision and power. Destroy the heavenly principalities and powers behind the Taliban and lead them to a saving knowledge of Yeshua.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Lord God, I pray that Your light would shine brightly into the darkness of Afghanistan and that many would come to know You. May Your people know Your peace and honor You in the midst of extreme suffering. May those who seek to destroy Your church come to know You, the Cornerstone, and bow in repentance and worship.
    Danielle H - USA
  • n the great name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, our awesome God, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we bless You for faithfulness of Afghan followers of Jesus. We ask for healing, for provision, for a hedge of protection and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Holy Father, rise up and confuse the enemy. Protect Your children. Give them strength and boldness, and may those who are persecuting come to know Jesus and Your love for them. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Jesus, we ask that You would protect the faith of these believers. Give them strength and encouragement to run the race set before them. Use them as a light to bring the good news to the Muslims. We ask for revival and breakthrough. In Your name we pray, amen.
    Esther S - USA
  • Oh God, please protect these precious, courageous believers- your treasured children! That their witness in the face of such evil and cruelty would give honor to Your Name and draw so many to You. That they would know how proud You are of them, how You love them and are for them, and will defend them in the face of threats. Fill them with your peace!
    Margaret M - USA
  • Father, we lift before You our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan who are targeted by the Taliban. We ask Your protection for them and their families, Your strength to get through each day and Your Presence with them every moment. Whatever You have called them to face, we ask that they remain strong in their faith bringing You glory in that moment
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, So many believers in Afghanistan are living in fear for their lives as the Taliban search them out. I pray for the front-line workers that you will protect them. It is sometimes hard to pray for the members of the Taliban who are so cruel but they are praying for their enemies to come to Christ and I pray the same. Bring them to their knees.
    Betty D - USA
  • Amen, Lord, thou despisest nothing that thou has made. Save thy people from evil and turn these Afghans from their sins to know the love of Christ.
    Margaret D - USA
  • In the saving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Jireh, God Who provides, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Afghan persecuted believers. We ask for provision, a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Father in Jesus Name we know Your Word is Truth & the Gospel of Jesus Christ our Savior is the Power of God to save all that believe and we pray that all that hear Your Word, about Your love for us that You sent Your only son Jesus that whomsoever believe in Him shall not perish but have eternal life, will be saved & may our brothers keep the faith a
    barry p - USA
  • God I pray blessings and eyes open to Your truth all over Afghanistan. I pray the believers there feel a sincere closeness to You that fills them with boldness and peace. I pray Jesus's Spirit overflow in them all. God please protect them at this time. Protect their hearts and minds against the arrows of the enemy.
    Alison M - USA
  • Surely, You won't let Taliban muslims kill all Your people in Afghanistan, Lord. Otherwise disaster is bound to happen to this nation. You love these muslims that's why we pray for them also. Visit them dear God and send Your wise laborers in their midst to witness for You. Keep them wise but lovingly forgiving under persecution towards their enemies
    rian P - Philippines
  • Praise you father God! Thankyou for the many followers of Jesus in Afghanistan. I pray they will be filled with your Holy Spirit & peace in the midst of great persecution & danger. I pray that there will be many more who turn to Jesus Christ & Salvation, even if they suffer for their faith, knowing You will never forsake them & they have eternal life
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father, our hearts break for believers in Afghanistan for whom the Taliban has set its sights. Hide each one under Your wings so they may not be seen by their pursuers. Protect them and provide for their needs wherever they have scattered. May they have Your heart to love and pray for and share the Gospel with Muslims. Soften hearts to receive You
    Gail M - USA
  • Father, I lift up my brothers and sisters in Afghanistan who are now hunted by the Taliban. Please protect them. Give them courage and strength to remain strong in their faith. Provide their physical and spiritual needs at this difficult time, I pray that members of the Taliban will be touched by the gospel and the believers that they encounter.
    Betty D - USA
  • God will find a way. Sending hope of perseverance your way
    Kayla H - USA
  • Dear Lord please bring unity to the taliban and Christians , give them peace and love between them , help them to forgive and change their hearts oh Lord amen
    Sherry S - USA
  • Father God, thank you for the faith given these Afghan Christians I join the prayers of many asking for deliverance from the oppression they are under, even if that deliverance is like Stephen's. And I pray for the Taliban persecutors, that you would have mercy on them and grant them an awakening that their true sin is rejection of Christ Jesus. Amen.
    Diana F - USA
  • Father, I repent on behalf of my country for the things that were done to make this situation worse. Please protect the believers from the Taliban. Please help the Taliban turn from terrorism to governing all the people in their country. May they protect all of the people. May the Taliban come to know you. Strengthen the faith of the believers.
    Laurie P - USA
  • I pray for both the persecutors and the persecutors. Those that being persecuted will fine in there heart to for give them that being used by the devil. To bring suffering. To god beloved ones. Pray God save them. Also
    Randall J - USA
  • Heavenly Father we bring Christians in Afghanistan to Your throne. We pray You grant them peace, joy and hope. May their faith grow with each day. May their lives bear witness to those who do not know You of the love You have for them. We pray for the salvation of those who do not know You. In Jesus' name we pray Amen.
    Marita J - USA
  • Father God I ask for protection for Christians in Afghastan, Sheila them from dander of thei enemy let not Satan prevail against them, you know it's a vicious situation , but thou art the most high God it's no secret to the things you can do, you are aware of the fear that fill the heart and mind but help them to stick fast to your word Angelic g
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Heavenly Father, thank you for these precious believers. Help them to be bold and courageous, being a bright shining light for the gospel. Please open the eyes of the enemy to the gospel and soften hearts so that they might believe.
    In Jesus,
    Lis S - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father. We praise you for your goodness and mercy. Father, yo tell us to love You and love people. Please help us to do that. Help those who are persecuted as well as the persecutors. In Jesus's name. Amen.
    Karen C - USA
  • Lord God, I lift up every Afghan and ask that you would draw each of them to belief and salvation through Jesus Christ. I know you love them and desire that they would not perish but would come to faith in Jesus. I pray for the protection and safety of the believers and ask that you would strengthen them for this trial and glorify your holy name. Amen.
    Julia F - USA
  • Ps 146: thank You merciful Father for these afghanis whose hope is in the Lord, their help. By Your Truth execute Justice for the oppressed, give food to the hungry, freedom to the prisoners, raise those who are bowed down. Please open the eyes of the blind, watch over strangers, relieve the fatherless & widow. Turn upside down the Way of the wicked.
    Julie C - USA
  • Keep those Christians safe from their Persecutors and those persecutors to know the truth.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Dear Lord Father in Heaven, we lift up all those affected by the persecution in Afghanistan, be with those who know you as well as those who don't! May they feel your mighty presence Lord, help them to stand firm as they realize who the real enemy is Lord! Your word says we don't battle flesh & blood but against rulers of darkness Jesus give strength
    Bobby N - USA
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