Chaltu's family refused to help her when her husband died unless she returned to Islam.
Chaltu's family refused to help her when her husband died unless she returned to Islam.
Nov. 04, 2021 | Ethiopia

"Jesus Is My Relative"

[206] prayers in [18] nations have been posted for Chaltu Abdalla.

Chaltu Abdalla was born and raised in a Muslim family, but she found faith in Christ when she was young. She later married a Christian man and started a family. Earlier this year, her husband was killed by gunmen, and their home, crops and possession were burned to the ground in violent ethnic-based conflicts that targeted evangelical Christians. Chaltu went to her family for support after her husband's death, but they refused to help her and her children unless she returned to Islam. But she remained firm in her faith. "I will not forsake the Lord Jesus," she told her family. "He is my relative." She has returned to her home village and is struggling to get by, yet she continues to hope in God. "When people ask her how she is going to continue living like this, she tells them, 'Jesus is my relative,'" a front-line worker said. Pray for Chaltu and her children as they rebuild their lives after losing everything. Pray that her unwavering witness will lead her Muslim family to faith in Christ.

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  • Lord, for Chaltu and her children, we ask for provision and comfort. Remind her of her family of faith around the world who loves her and prays for her. Thank you for her steadfastness in faith. May she continue to grow strong in your Word and show her answers to her prayers to encourage her. May her children grow to love you deeply.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father, thank You for Chaltu, please be with her and her family. Please keep them safe and provide for their needs. Have mercy on them. I pray that Chaltu' love for You will grow. In the Name of Yeshua. Amen.
    Kia W - USA
  • Heavenly Father
    Thank You for her faith in You even after the murder of her husband
    Please let her faith not fail
    But I pray that she will grow in wisdom and the fear of God
    Have mercy upon her God and provide in her needs and that of her children
    And open the eyes of her family that Islam is false
    And Jesus is the Son of God
    Renato V - Netherlands
  • Dear Jesus, come to provide and encourage precious Chaltu Abdulla. She has lost everything to remain true to You. Defend her. Give her food, housing and joy. Bring her family to faith in You, Jesus. Reward her and strengthen her for her trust in You.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Father, I stand on your Word and promise that those who seek the kingdom of God first, shall have their needs met. I pray for my sister and her children. Father, help her to remain strong in her faith. Send someone who will encourage her. may she feel your arms of comfort and strength. Guide her, open a door of opportunity, bless her in Jesus' name.
    polly c - USA
  • Father, please be with Chaltu and please give her much peace, healing and comfort over the loss of her husband and then the rejection by her family. I thank you that she is determined to follow Christ. Please let her see your hand meeting her every need and cover her in peace and rest of her soul knowing that you are there. Please save her family.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Father God we pray for this dear mother and child as they continue in their new faith in Jesus. May God and his servants provide for her needs, Amen
    jeff h - USA
  • Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on your faithful.
    Peter K - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray for Chaltu and her family. I praise You Father for her strong faith, love for Jesus and her witness. I pray she and her family will prosper that you will comfort her heart as she grieves the loss of her husband and that many will be brought to know Jesus, including her extended family. In Jesus name I pray. Amen
    Marti V - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    We lift up our sister Chaltu Abdalla and her children to You. We ask that You would cover her with Your wings, that You would provide for all her needs and that through her, You would draw all of her family to a saving knowledge of You.

    In the blessed name of Jesus,
    Madison F - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I bring before you request for strength and resources for my dear sister in Christ,that she may be able to provide for herself and children. May your Holy Spirit Protect them from all harm as she stands her ground in the face of the enemy that she may be to your glory, in Jesus name I pray amen.
    Denise B - USA
  • Heavenly Father, We thank you for the life of Chaltu. We pray that you will sustain her. Bless her and her family in every aspect of their life. We are claiming to your promise that you are closed to the broken heart. We are praying that you will give her strength and provision. We know that you are our God who provides. Thank you, Lord Jesus.Amen
    Zeal C - Philippines
  • Father, thank You for Chaltu's faithfulness to You. You are her relative, a loving and kind one. Strengthen her, provide for her and her family, work through her to point others to Jesus. May her family see the strength and faithfulness of her heart and become hungry to know more about Jesus themselves. I pray for her clear and powerful witness.
    Karen K - USA
  • In the loving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Sabaoth, God of hosts, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness for Chaltu and family. We ask for healing and deliverance, a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father, for you had richly rewarded Ruth for her resolute faith in you, in your grace please favor Chaltu with your abundant blessings as she takes refuge under your wings. For earlier Christians were rejected by many people but thru godly witnesses brought back many lost sheep to our Lord, in your mercy please use Chaltu to bring her family to you.
    Jonathan C - Hong Kong
  • Lord send your Holy Spirit to the Chaltu Abdalla. Give her strength, hope, courage, wisdom, forgiveness, peace & let them feel your love. Use her to witness those who persecute her & to bring them to salvation & relationship with you. Provide for her physical, mental & spiritual needs. Remind her she lives for eternity with You as her hope.
    Angie E - USA
  • Abba, please bless Chaltu and her family with provision and protection all their days. Please help her to rebuild her life. I pray her witness will lead her Muslim family to faith in Christ. Bless her with visions, dreams, wisdom, revelation and encounters. Bless her to walk in all the fruit and gifts of the Spirit. May she clearly hear Your voice
    Tedi R - USA
  • Father, would YOu wrap Your arms around my sister & her cdn. would YOu be the husband and the FAther that they need right now. May they find comfort & hope in their local family of believers. TY You have provided all she needs in Christ Jesus, and may she never look back in YOur mighty Name. Draw her family into a saving relationship with YOu in JN
    Lisa T - USA
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness and goodness of Chaltu Abdalla. We ask for a hedge of protection on her and angels directly from heaven to minister to her. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Thank You for this dear woman and her desire to follow You. May she continue to hold fast to Your truth and know Your comfort and grace as she suffers. Please provide for her physical needs, and may she know Your steadfast love as she grieves so many losses. May her family see her witness and be drawn to You through it.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Dear Father,
    i pray for this family. i pray that Chaltu Abdalla will be comforted by you. i pray that her children will know who you are and know that no matter what happens everything is in control. i pray that her muslim family will learn about you and believe in you. i pray that Chaltu and her kids don't hold this sin against the gunmen.
    melody b - USA
  • Father, You deeply love Chaltu and her children. Please be the husband and father and brother that they need now. Provide for them and protect them. May Chaltu continue to trust Jesus fully. Draw her relatives into a loving saving relationship with Jesus. May she find family in the people in the church. Continue to comfort her and give her strength.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father God, "We don't know what to pray for" when someone is hit with such tragedy and are thankful that the Holy Spirit "steps in" where we are lacking. I thank you that Chaltu knows she is in the family of Jesus. Help her as you comfort her as her loving and mighty Father. Please provide her needs through the generosity of Your people in Jesus' name.
    Kathy G - USA
  • In the glorious name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for the faithfulness of Chaltu. We ask that they be conformed to the image of Jesus, a hedge of protection placed around them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Father in heaven, Please continue to take care of Chaltu Abdalla and her children. She has been so brave and faithful to You in her witness for Your Son Jesus. Please protect her and her children and send other Christians to encourage her. May she feel Your love and comfort all around her and the children.

    Madeline T - USA
  • What a witness, your child, Chaltu Abdalla, is of your transforming love! Thank you for giving her the courage to stand firm in her faith even when family offered to help if she returned to Islam. Bless her, Father, with foremost spiritual strength for her faith to remain strong, then with physical provisions for her and her children. Amen.
    Diana F - USA
  • Father, A sister in you. She needs your help and mine. Oh Lord. Thank you, that you can help and can do it soon. Amen.
    Gustav J - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for Chaltu Abdalla and her willingness to follow You despite the intense persecution she's suffered. I ask that You would provide for all of her needs and that Your provision would bring You glory, that others may directly see Your faithfulness to those who trust in You. May her witness lead her family and other to faith in Christ.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Lord I ask for provision and hope for Chaltu. I pray for her to be taken care of by You and have all she needs to live. I pray for her heart to be kept save in Your arms and for her family to see her unwavering dedication to You. I pray for her family to know You deeply and for them to join her as a child of You.
    Joy H - USA
  • Glory be to God for your faith, many of us in the so developed world will not be able to withstand this situation. The faithful Lord will always remember you. Please keep holding on and you will see the glory of god in your life.
    Adekola A - USA
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