Terrorists attacked multiple villages in Borno state, burning down homes and churches and kidnapping several Christians.
Terrorists attacked multiple villages in Borno state, burning down homes and churches and kidnapping several Christians.
Feb. 24, 2022 | Nigeria

Islamists Kill, Kidnap Christians in Borno State

[204] prayers in [17] nations have been posted for Kidnapped Christian girls.

Members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group attacked Pemi village on Jan. 20, killing one Christian and kidnapping 17 Christian teenage girls. The attackers also burned several homes and a local church building. “More than two dozen houses were burned down,” said an area resident. “We need your prayers for God's deliverance from these forces of evil.” ISWAP militants had targeted another nearby village just days before the Jan. 20 attack, killing three Christians and kidnapping five girls after burning down the village’s church building. “Burning down our churches will not stop us from worshiping God,” a survivor said. Pray for the Christians in these villages to remain firm in their faith amid this hostile opposition. Pray that their faithful witness can lead others in their communities to trust Christ, especially members of ISWAP.

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  • Father thank You for the Christians in West Africa. Please bring down this evil terrorist group. Please protect the Christians and I pray the girls all all released. Please have mercy on Christians in that region and help them remain firm in the faith. In the Name of Yeshua, Amen.
    Kia W - USA
  • Almighty Father, for no one can overthrow your sovereignty. May your name be continued worship by giving our brothers and sisters steadfast faith in you. Let them continue to praise you with you as their shelter and fortress. Strengthen them with faithful witness of our Lord and thru the gospel let their communities and attackers trust in Him. Amen.
    Jonathan C - Hong Kong
  • Lord, we ask for your intervention and presence in Nigeria. Please protect the girls who were taken and return them to their homes unharmed. Bring them comfort, peace, and courage as they trust you for their deliverance. Please bring the attackers to repentance and faith in Christ.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Dear Jesus, help these precious girls not to despair. Rescue them from their captors. Comfort their families. Convict their kidnappers. Come to the assistance of these young women.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Father, I pray that you would thwart the plans of the devil and that your will will prosper in this place and situation. We are at war, and not with terrorists, but the enemy of our souls who wants to kill, steal and destroy. Please may the church support and love one another. May they trust Jesus fully even when things don't make sense. Meet needs...
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, I can't imagine my daughters being taken. Lord, please watch over these girls. Move on their behalf. You see where they are, their needs, their fear, Lord in the name of Jesus, move. Strengthen their families as they wait on you. Father wrap your arms around them all. Deal with the hearts of those men who did this, shake them, open eyes.
    polly c - USA
  • Heavenly Father
    Deliver Your people from this evil! Shine Your light into this darkness! Give them hope, give them peace and give them comfort! I pray for the families of those who lost loved one. I pray especially for the girls who've been kidnapped. Oh Lord, be with them, Protect them, carry them through and bring them home!
    In the name of Jesus Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • In the wonderful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for Your great love for kidnapped Christian girls. We praise You for their faithfulness. We ask comfort, for a hedge of protection on them, angels directly from heaven to encamp around and to minster to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Lord, we ask you to return the kidnapped girls to their families! Please encourage them and believers in Nigeria to continue to share the gospel with those who do not know Christ. May the villagers remain firm in their faith and their enemies see the Love of Jesus in them. Lord, we ask for your grace to be on all believers in Nigeria!! AMEN
    Jennifer T - USA
  • In the glorious name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adona. As brothers and sisters in Christ we ask for healing for Nigerian kidnapped Christian girls. We praise You for their faithfulness. We ask for a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father, We pray for Christians going through this terrible persecution in Borno state to be delivered from these ongoing attacks. Grant provision & safety as they continue to worship You in spirit & in Truth. Please intervene in the lives of the girls who were kidnapped & bring them back to their people
    We pray for an end to the ISWAP terrorist group.
    Tracey B - USA
  • Thank You for the survivor's testimony to remain faithful after these savage attacks. We ask You to grant them all the ability to forgive and to demonstrate the power of the Holy Spirit as they live lives committed to following Christ. Return their children and restore what has been destroyed. Use what the enemy purposes for evil to the glory of Christ
    Toni D - USA
  • Father, I pray for these in Nigeria who have suffered for Jesus at the hands of ISWAP. Lord, only You can bring healing and peace to those who have lost loved ones and the families of these kidnapped girls. Lord, protect these girls and release them in Jesus Name. Rebuild the churches and place angels around them. Draw the unsaved to Christ in Nigeria.
    Alan G - USA
  • Father, I pray for those who are being injured and kidnapped through this very difficult time. Please help these young girls who are under the mercy of very violent and evil men. Please protect them and give them what they need to survive. And work in the hearts of the attackers. I pray that you will bring a stop to the violence and peace.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Holy God our protector, We beseech You to intervene in the lives of these kidnapped Christian girls. It is horrific to think what these evil people will do to young girls. Protect them from harm & turn the hearts of their captors to a more gentle & caring approach for them. Bring peace to the hearts of these evil ones to Your glory! In Jesus name Amen!
    Robert C - Canada
  • DearLord, save these young girls from the grip of evil. Return them to their families. Calm their fears, & pour down Your Spirit on them. May the ISWAP be redeemed from their evil ways. May they see Your power & might, & fear Your righteousness. Your judgement is coming soon, May they feel this urgency. Heal & provide for Your saints, in Jesus Name.
    SM D - USA
  • Dear Jesus comfort these precious people and be their strength and provide for all their needs. We dont understand the suffering you allow into our lives but we know you love your children so please totally protect the kidnapped ones from evil using your angels. Pour out your Holy Spirit power in that area so many all accept you as their Lord & Savior
    mark m - USA
  • In the overcoming name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, as brothers and sisters in Christ around the world we praise You for faithfulness of these kidnapped Christian girls. We ask for a hedge of protection on them and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Lord, protect the kidnapped girls from harm and evil & return them to their families. May the attackers be found and brought to justice. Grant the villages their basic needs and help them as they struggle in faith and in daily life. Let their love shine in the darkness and cause enemies of the cross to repent and seek forgiveness from You through Jesus
    Marian P - USA
  • Almighty God, I pray for the kidnapped girls, that you would rescue them from these terrorists.Bring the kidnappers to justice and hold them accountable for all the evil they have done. I pray that they will desire salvation in Jesus Christ and that many will come to faith.Please protect the Christian villagers in Nigeria and help them to remain strong
    Julia F - USA
  • I pray for the Christians who have been attacked by these militant groups in Nigeria. I pray that you will bring to safety the young girls that were kidnapped. I pray for the Christians in these villages to remain firm in their faith. I pray that their faithfulness will lead others in their community to you, especially members of the ISWAP.
    Clarice M - USA
  • Lord, please protect these young women by the power of the resurrection of our Lord. Send powerful angels to ward off all danger and do not even let any of them be touched! Return them to their families within the week, Lord. We ask this for these defenseless girls and their families whom you love. In Jesus' powerful name, Amen!
    Lynne S - Mongolia
  • Father we lift up these teenage girls that have been kidnapped. Wrap them in Your grace, fill their hearts will peace, protect them Lord. Comfort the families of these girls. Father may their light shine and may their captors find Your salvation. We ask that in some miraculous way You will return these precious girls to their families.
    kathleen r - USA
  • O lord God, we know how precious these are to You. We know You know where they are and are able willing and desires to keep them! So we ask you to keep and even remove them. Lord blind the eyes of the terrorist and free the girls. Lord pls help the brethren to stay bold in their witness and save many! In Christ name to Your glory amen
    Becky R - USA
  • Father protect the Christians in Nigeria from further evil and harm. Please return the Christian girls back to their families. Please don't let any harm come to them. Show these evil doers that you are the Christian's Lord and Savior and will not let them continue to persecute these beautiful children of yours. Open their hearts and minds to you.
    Laurie T - USA
  • Father, I pray especially for these precious girls who have been kidnapped. I pray for their release and healing as they have had to endure being taken from their families and homes. Thank you for the faithful perseverance of these Christians. Help them to faithful witness so that others in their communities will trust in Christ.
    Betty D - USA
  • Father God , we pray for these brother and sisters who suffer such evil. Father God bring security to these churches so the can worship in peace. Father expose those who do such evil and bring them to justice, Amen
    jeff h - USA
  • Lord, protect the kidnapped girls from harm and evil & return them to their families. May the attackers be found and brought to justice. Grant the villages their basic needs and help them as they struggle in faith and in daily life. Let their love shine in the darkness and cause enemies of the cross to repent and seek forgiveness from You through Jesus
    Beth P - 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 kidnapped Christian girls, that they ascribe glory to Your name and strength. We ask for a hedge of protection and angels from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Almighty God of Heaven and Earth. Have mercy and hear our prayers. We pray for believers in these villages to remain firm in their faith amid this hostile opposition. We pray that their faithful witness can lead others in their communities to trust Christ, especially members of ISWAP. In Jesus Precious Name and the fellowship of the Holy Spirt Amen
    Alvin A - USA
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