Houses churches in Iran face challenges due to the country's struggling economy.
Houses churches in Iran face challenges due to the country's struggling economy.
Nov. 25, 2021 | Iran

House Churches Impacted By Economic Crisis

[186] prayers in [15] nations have been posted for House church members.

Iran's house church network faces challenges as a result of the country's struggling economy. With limited access to food and fuel and a job shortage, believers face increasing difficulty in opening their homes to share the gospel with friends and family or disciple new believers. As the economic outlook in Iran remains bleak, pray that our Iranian brothers and sisters in Christ will be a source of hope and light. Pray they will have access to the resources needed to advance the gospel amid the economic challenges.

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  • Father, you provided for the widow woman, you fed Elijah using a raven, I know you are the same God and you see your children and you know our needs. I pray, in the name of Jesus, that you watch over your children, that you provide for them, that you use them to shine brightly in Iran. Father, pour out your Spirit, move, speak to hearts. In Jesus' name
    polly c - USA
  • Father, such difficult times for so many. I am glad that you see and that you care for your sheep and that you hear the cries of their prayers. Please move mightily on behalf of these believers. Please make a way where there seems no way. Give them courage, faith and peace and I thank you that you are faithful to your people.
    Vicki W - USA
  • My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
    I pray for comfort, wisdom, and provision for you as you work to advance the Gospel. I. Pray that all your physical and spiritual needs will be met. I pray for your protection as you witness for Christ. I pray for many to come to faith in Him through your ministry, and for you to grow in the Spirit and faith.
    Hannah W - USA
  • Lord, please encourage our brothers and sisters in iran. As their nation experiences darkness, help them to be a light, and may others come to them with open hearts to find the hope and peace they have to offer through Christ. May your Holy Spirit guide them and give wisdom. Provide for their needs in miraculous ways, Lord. Thank you for your love.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Jesus, You know the needs of Your people: provide for them. Encourage them. Give them the resources they need to do your work and help others in Your name.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Father, for Thy is our helper; the Lord is the upholder of our life, please bestow and favor these brothers and sisters who are bringing the good news to their communities. For you know all theirs needs, please supply every need of theirs according to Thy riches in glory in Christ Jesus. May their harvest abound in your provisions and favors. Amen
    Jonathan C - Hong Kong
  • Heavenly Father
    Please provide for the needs for the people in Iran so they can spread the gospel and praise Your name.
    Open the eyes of the government to the gospel and make them see that Jesus is the messiah the son of God.
    I pray that the Christians in Iran may bear much fruit for Your name
    Renato V - Netherlands
  • God, as only You can, please provide for these believers in the network of house churches across Iran so that they can continue to minister to one another and to their hurting and needy Muslim neighbors. Lord, draw many seekers into relationships with these followers of Jesus and grant them wisdom in how they meet with seekers and provide bibles, amen.
    Forrest B - USA
  • Father, despite many difficulties I pray that Iranian believers will continue to share Your Word in Spirit & in Truth to those who are spiritually hungry . I ask that they be filled with peace, wisdom, hope & love as they follow You in a country that is hostile to Christianity & I pray that they will be blessed with homes for gatherings & fellowship.
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father God we pray for these who have faith in you in Iran to share with those who have no hope and faith the love of Jesus, Amen
    jeff h - USA
  • Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on your faithful.
    Peter K - USA
  • Dear Father in Heaven, I thank you for my brothers & sisters in Christ in Iran. They love you and are bold for you as they share the gospel and disciple others. As they currently live in difficult economic circumstances, please provide their needs according to Your glorious riches in Christ Jesus. May they be able to share with family & friends! Amen
    Jennifer T - USA
  • Father God, I pray that our Iranian brothers and sisters in Christ will be a source of hope and light, and that they will have access to the resources needed to advance the gospel amid the economic challenges. Please put a hedge of protection around them, Lord. I praise You, Almighty Father. In Jesus's Name I pray. Amen.
    Mary I - USA
  • Thank You for using the economic challenges in Iran to cause people to turn their attention to their spiritual needs in a deeper way. Thank You for the house church networks who can take advantage of this openness for the gospel. Provide access for them to the resources needed to advance the gospel. Reveal to them creative means for gathering together.
    Toni D - USA
  • Father, times are challenging in Iran yet we know that you own the cattle on a thousand hills. Please meet the needs of the believers and those they are encountering. Build up the house churches in ways we couldn't imagine. You are all powerful. Keep our eyes on Jesus. Encourage and Lift them up beyond their circumstances.
    Laurie P - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    Bless our brothers and sisters in Iran; provide for them in these challenges. Show them the way. Empower them in serving You. May they be a shining light of hope to those who seek Truth. Guide their words and action. May they always feel You there with them!
    In the name of our Lord Jesus,
    Madison F - USA
  • Thank you Lord... for Iran's house church movement. Protect and watch over them so they may praise you and win others to your love. May we be inspired to do more with our freedom. Amen.
    Robert M - USA
  • In the holy name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Jireh, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Iranian house church members. We ask that for provision, that they see Your face, a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the Islamic brothers and sisters to find ways to share their faith and that through this adversity, many will come to know Jesus as savior. In Jesus's name I pray. Amen
    Marti V - USA
  • Lord, may the body of Christ supply the needs of Iran's churches. Grant the believers wisdom on how to manage finances. May they never want for basic necessities nor lack gospel resources. Cause Iranians turn to You in this difficult time, realizing that Islam does not have the answers, but You do. May the discipling efforts be blessed and mulitply.
    Beth P - USA
  • Thank you for the blessing that you promise will be upon true gatherings of believers Lord. We pray that amidst many obstacles, the work that you have called faithful Christians to do in an area that desperately needs their work would be allowed and equipped to continue. We pray that the necessary materials and supplies would be provided in Jesus name.
    Matt U - USA
  • Thank you Lord, for the dedication of the house church believers to share Christ with others who do not know him. Please provide all the resources needed to do this effectively. Give them wisdom and insight in how to advance the gospel in this situation. Block the plans of the enemy and may your will be done in Iran. Thank you that you are victorious!
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Almighty God, we trust you for the growth of the church in Iran. Let the favour of the living God be upon your children. You promised that in famine they will be satisfied. I ask all that in the name of Jesus Christ.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • In the hearing eyes of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Iranian Christians and listen to their requests for provisions. We pray that a hedge of protection be on them and angels directly form heaven minister to them. Thanks for hearing our requests. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father in heaven, blessed be the name of the LORD. Father, by Your great mercy, make a way where Your children can encourage and love each other even more, and knock down the doors that try to hinder the spread of Your gospel. Grant peace and hope to these, Your children. Help them see You in all things. In Jesus' name. The name You love. Amen.
    john p - USA
  • Our Father, what is bleak and difficult for Your children is not impossible for You. Help Your children find ways to survive, as well as be salt and light to those who need Jesus. Open doors that no one has thought possible, strengthen those who love You, and provide for their needs. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Father please help these believers to be a beacon of hope to those around them. Help them to share your goodness and mercy.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • Iran is a major nation that is against anything CHRISTIAN and it is proud of it's stance. Again, FATHER, I pray against the ones who are suppling the money to fuel the world's evil. The three nations, Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan are all starving for the simple necessities of life, yet their governments have money to age war on innocent humans. AMEN!!
    Bobby C - USA
  • In the loving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father God, Jehovah Shepherd, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Iranian Christian house church members, We ask that they be a light and hope, continue to trust Your unfailing love, place a hedge of protection around them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Lord I pray that those seeking You would experience abundant manna from heaven and that they would be provided for. I pray their faith would increase and that they would be a beacon of hope to those around them.
    Joy H - USA
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