These Christian families have been kicked out of their village because of their faith in Christ.
These Christian families have been kicked out of their village because of their faith in Christ.
Feb. 10, 2022 | Mexico

Christians Families Kicked Out of Community

[235] prayers in [17] nations have been posted for Exiled Families.

Several families have been kicked out of a village in eastern Oaxaca state because of their Christian faith. The traditional religion of the village honors pagan idols through drunken festivals, and the Christian families refused to participate in the festivals. As a result, some of the Christians were arrested by the village authorities, and the families were driven from their community. The families are currently staying in their pastor’s house. Pray for these families to remain firm in their faith as they endure hostility from their community members. Pray they can find refuge in a community where they can practice their faith without fear of further opposition, and pray that the rest of their community comes to faith in Christ.

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  • Lord god I pray for the Christians while they find a new home and I pray that the persecutors will come to you and know you. I pray that the families will find a safe home in Jesus name amen.
    Crystal L - USA
  • Dear Jesus, thank you for these precious Christian people. Thank you that they are willing to remain faithful to you in spite of persecution. Provide for them in this time of great need. Provide housing food and work for them. May those in their village who drove them away repent.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Father, you see each family, and you know each need. I pray for each one. Go before them, as your Word says you will do. I praise you for being faithful and providing for your children. Lord, move in this area. Give the pastors and your children wisdom in dealing with the opposition. Help them share the truth with their neighbors. Help them to forgive.
    polly c - USA
  • Lord I praise You for the strength of the families who have chosen to seek You and remain faithful. I pray You would lead, guide and uphold them. I pray for Your hand to provide for all that they need. I pray for Your children to depend on each other and remain steadfast. I pray for the whole village to see Your power and turn to You.
    Joy H - USA
  • Dear Father,
    We ask for You to pour out Your grace and strength on these Christians as they endure this heavy persecution. Provide for their needs both spiritual and physical as they have to start over in a new place. May they continue to be a light to those around them. And may those who have been against them be touched by the love of Christ.
    Madison F - USA
  • Father, I thank you that you have provided a place for these families to stay. Please minister peace and strength to them. Let them be mightily be encouraging one another and let them sense your presence and help through this time to be able to rejoice even in this. Please lead them to where they can live and meet every need in Christ.
    Vicki W - USA
  • In the overcoming name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of exiled Mexican families. We ask for provision, a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father protect these Christian families from further evil and harm. Shine your holy light on this village illuminating the darkness of ignorance of the pagans and their idols. I pray that you give the Christians the words, strength of faith and boldness to reach out to the pagans in love and grace bringing them to Jesus.
    Laurie T - USA
  • Lord we lift up these christian families before You. We ask that You would guide their footsteps, as they have lost their homes, and need to establish themselves elsewhere. We ask that now that the Light has been removed from that village, that the villagers will see the difference and desire to come to know You as Savior.
    kathleen r - USA
  • Your grace is sufficient Lord and we praise and thank you for your Love@!
    wayne t - USA
  • Father God we pray for these dear families to find comfort and peace in knowing Jesus. may God provide a place for them to come together and worship in peace, Amen
    jeff h - USA
  • In the great name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Nissi, our Banner, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of exiled families, that they ascribe glory to Your name and strength. We ask for provision, for a hedge of protection and angels from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Lord provide for the needs of these faithful families who have stayed true to You. Miracously provide for them to show others that You are God and are to be praised and worshiped. Send your Holy Spirit to each one to give them hope, peace, joy, wisdom, courage, strength, forgiveness and love. Bring physical and mental healing to each one.
    Angie E - USA
  • Dear father in heaven, I pray for the Chinese Christians. Thank you!
    In your name.
    Brynlee K - USA
  • Father God, we bring our brothers and sisters before the throne of grace in supplication. Let hope arise in their hearts in the middle of the storm. Give them strength and perseverance they need to make it to the other side. I ask all that in the name of Jesus Christ.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Thank You for these families and their commitment to You. I pray that they would remain firm in their faith and trust You as their Protector and Provider. May they find a place to live where they are able to serve You openly, and I pray that their example would bear great fruit in this community. May many come to believe the gospel.
    Danielle H - USA
  • JESUS I lift up to you these young Christian's that they would be so strong and GOD would impart greater faith BLESS them mightily!!!
    linda k - USA
  • Father, would you speak hope & courage to Your children. Would YOu strengthen their faith and may they never look back. May their faith be rock solid as they are anchored in YOur
    word & may they find encouragement through other believers. We also lift up thepersecutors that they may hear Your calling upon their hearts, & turn to YOu in Jesus Name.
    Lisa T - USA
  • Our Father, guard Your children who are facing opposition from their community for their faith in You. May those who need You have their hearts pierced and see You as the source of life and peace. May Your children see Your faithfulness to them, and may they grow in their love for You. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Father please remember these your children and meet their needs. Help them to love and forgive their persecutors as you have loved and forgiven them.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • God, provide a place for them where they can be safe and free to serve you openly!
    Heidi C - USA
  • In the healing name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Raah, our Shepherd, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of exiled families. We ask that they know You are their dwelling place. We ask for healing, for provision, for a hedge of protection and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Father please bless these families. May they stand firm in their faith and find a new place to live do they can worship with out persecution and that those who mistreated them will find Christ as Jesus' name amen
    Peggy A - USA
  • Father God, I lift up these brothers and sisters in the Lord. I thank you for their firm resolve to live their lives to honor you and not participate in the sinful action around them. Thank you that they have shelter. I pray that you would use their witness to glorify the name of Jesus Christ in their community and draw many to faith in Jesus Christ.
    Julia F - USA
  • Father, we boldly come to You on behalf of our exiled Mexican family members and ask You to open the windows of heaven to provide for their spiritual and physical needs. Strengthen their faith in our Lord Jesus Christ in the midst of displacement and hardship. Lead and guide them to a place of safe and secure refuge where they may freely worship Jesus.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Thank you, Father God, that your Spirit gave these Christian families strength to stand firm in their faith as they were treated with hostility. Grant them a community where they can worship you and grow in their faith. May you have mercy on some in the hostile community so that they come to faith in Christ. May the works of God be displayed! Amen.
    Diana F - USA
  • Heavenly Father we bring our brothers and sisters forced to leave their homes by hostile neighbors. May Your peace, joy, hope and provision be poured out upon them. Show them and lead them forward in their lives. We pray for those who forced them out of their village - we pray their hearts of stone become flesh and receive Jesus as Savior. Amen
    Marita J - USA
  • Father I pray for these families who have been exiled out of the Village. I pray for their face I think it's a strong under such as Bility. I pray that you would help them find a place to live and be able to practice their faith in Jesus. Please give strength to the pastor who has taken all these people in and bless him abundantly. In Jesus name, amen
    Nancy G - USA
  • Father I ask that you will protect these precious families, may they stay strong in their faith and father help them to be able to forgive those who have persecuted them ...... Amen
    Hilary M - USA
  • Lord Jesus, our prayers go up to you on behalf of our brothers and sisters that have lost their homes. We pray that you keep them strong in their faith, and help it to continue to grow. Please minister you supernatural peace to them during this time, and bring their persecutors to a knowledge of you. Amen
    Ben F - USA
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