Militant Fulani Muslims killed 11 Christians and burned most of the homes in an attack on a village in southern Kaduna state.
Militant Fulani Muslims killed 11 Christians and burned most of the homes in an attack on a village in southern Kaduna state.
Mar. 03, 2022 | Nigeria

11 Christians Killed, Others Injured in Attack

[183] prayers in [17] nations have been posted for Christians grieving lost family.

Militant Fulani Muslims attacked a village in southern Kaduna state on Jan. 30, killing 11 Christians and burning most of the homes in the village. “The herdsman burned down the community almost completely,” one survivor said. Several other villagers were also injured in the attack. Pray for the Christians in this community as they grieve their lost loved ones. Pray also that they can forgive their attackers and share the love of Christ with them.

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  • O loving God, put your arms around the grieving families. Heal those who were injured.Help the villagers to forgive their attackers. Provide for their needs and enable them to rebuild their homes. Anoint them Holy Spirit so that others will feel your love and be drawn to the Gospel. We praise you for your faithfulness. Amen.
    Mary H C - USA
  • Father thank You for the Christians in Nigeria. Please send Your Comforter to those grieving. Please help them during this time and heal their hearts and minds. In the Name of Yeshua, amen.
    Kia W - USA
  • Father, for none but you can console the survivors because you are the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort. In their grieve, comfort them with your infinite love in your embrace. In your promises of resurrection and judgement, help them render forgiveness to the attackers. May your glory be visible to them as they share the love of JC.
    Jonathan C - Hong Kong
  • Lord Jesus, help your people. Comfort all the families who have lost a member in this violent attach. Provide for them. They have lost their homes and possessions. Many are wounded physically. All have had security stollen from them. Only You, Jesus, can give them hope and bring good from this evil. Help them. Comfort them.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Jesus, help these precious Christians who have lost loved ones and their homes. Only You can restore and bring good from the horror they have experienced and are experiencing. Make haste to help them. Bring repentance to those spreading the death and violence. Save Your people.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Lord I pray for those who lost loved ones and for Your hand to be upon them. I pray for the emotions that come with grief as well as the logistics and pain of dealing with it all. I pray Lord for Your heart to be near to them and for Your peace to comfort them. I pray for their attackers for them to come to know You as Lord and be repentant.
    Joy H - USA
  • Oh Lord God, I pray for this village. May they hold fast to You and know that You grieve with them and that You will never forsake them. I pray that they would know the love of Your people as they suffer, and that they would lean upon Your supernatural strength to forgive those who hurt them so deeply.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Father, I ask for comfort, peace, faith, strength, forgiveness, healing, love, protection and provision for these dear brothers and sisters. May your will be done. May we trust you as the good God that you are even when we don't understand. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • In the glorious name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Nissi, our Banner, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You that You are on the side of attacked Nigerian Christians. We praise You for their faithfulness. We ask for healing, for provision, a hedge of protection and angels from heaven to encamp around them and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • God, our hearts break for this community, and we ask for your supernatural sustaining grace for grieving family members and friends. May the survivors find their hope and strength in you alone, and help them to know how to move forward in faith. Comfort their hearts and provide for them, Jesus. Thank you that you will never leave them.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Father, once again the pain your children suffers is so great. Help them to look to you for their strength. Help them forgive those who have hurt them. Bring healing and strength to this village. I pray you provide for your children. May they feel your presence. Deal with the hearts of those doing this, and those who do not know you. Move Lord.
    polly c - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father
    Please be with our brothers and sisters in Nigeria as they suffer under these attacks. Bring them comfort, Lord; bring them Your peace in the midst of their grief. We know that You are good, even when there is evil all around us and we trust in You alone. Send Your healing and Your provision, both spiritually and physically.
    Madison F - USA
  • Our Father, comfort our brothers and sisters who are grieving those who died in the violence done to their homes. Heal those who were bodily injured as well as heal the hearts of those who have suffered so much. You know their needs better than I do, please attend to them abundantly in all they need. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • In the wonderful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for Your great love for grieving Christian families. 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
  • Lord, please be with these people mourning the loss of their loved ones. I pray that they may remain strong in their faith even in this tough time and that they don't take this attack as an example of hate and persecution but as an example for them to continue persevering through persecution. Finally, I pray that these people can truly forgive. Amen
    Abe L - USA
  • May Jesus walk with them, teaching us today His ways, how he overcame. May His love for us overflow to our enemies and bear witness to our fellow brother and sister His word never goes forth and never does not do His Father will through the Holy Spirit. Jesus is the seed Himself and He goes forth within us to the ends of the earth& all that He fulfille
    Teresa B - USA
  • In the glorious name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai. . As brothers and sisters in Christ we ask for emotional and spiritual healing for Nigerian Christians grieving lost. 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
  • Thank you JESUS! May your name be glorified in our lives forever, LORD please help your sons and daughters who lost their loved ones to be comforted, help them to cope and strengthen them from the inside by the power of the Holy Ghost and cause them to stand in faith and to defend themselves and the Kingdom of GOD let more Souls be won to Christ Amen!
    Chima U - Switzerland
  • Jesus let your truth and salvation spread like wildfire among the Fulanis.
    michele r - USA
  • Father, Ukraine is happening, but the same thing is happening right here in Nigeria to our brothers and sisters. Help, Lord. They need your help.
    Gustav J - USA
  • O'Lord God,
    Bring Your mighty comfort! Let Your peace rain down on this village. I pray for all the villagers and their lose. Please place a hedge of protection and provision around them to grow and rebuild without devastation again. I Jesus name Amen
    Jen G - USA
  • Father in heaven we pray for the families of the 11 Christians that were killed. Give them comfort, hope and strength. We pray that they will be a light in the darkness. Help them to continue the spread of the gospel in their land. We pray that the Holy Spirit will convict those attackers and they will be saved in Christ name amen
    Diane E - Canada
  • Lord, we pray that You will comfort the grieving and heal the wounded. Help them to forgive the perpetrators and may the perpetrators repent and seek forgiveness. May they help re-build the village and may the whole village come to know You as Lord and Saviour.
    Judith A - Canada
  • Father, we pray for those in Nigeria being persecuted & killed for their faith to be comforted as they grieve for their villages & those they have lost to violence. Help them forgive their enemies & share Christs love with them as the Holy Spirit shines light into the darkness of Militant Faulani Muslim hearts & convicts them of their sins.
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father, we pray for the entire community, saved and unsaved, as they grieve the loss of their loved ones, their homes, their possessions, and their way of life. May the comforting presence of Your Holy Spirit bring encouragement to Your people and help them even as they come alongside others to help them recover from this viscous attack by the Fulani.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Bless Your Name Yahuah Tsava'oth- for vengeance belongs to YOU!! I pray overwhelming Shalom over my bro & sisters who are mourning-oh how my heart grieves this evil hour - I pray YOUR Strength & Resurrected Power to be upon them & us all who are called by Your Name! You are GR8 & GR8 2 be Praised! Amein
    Kimberley P - USA
  • Lord, I thank you for the faith of these brothers and sisters. I thank you that some more brethren are home. Please strengthen the faith of those who remain and comfort them as they grieve their lost family members. Help them to forgive their attackers and to love them with your love. In Jesus's name I pray. Amen.
    Cassie K - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father please bless the survivors of this horrible attack in their grief and pain. We know you have lifted up their family to heaven and we ask that you surround and comfort the survivors and move them through healing of this trauma and put the light of your love in their hearts so that they are able to continue their ministry. Amen.
    Jios H - USA
  • Oh God, only You can bring about comfort and healing to those brothers and sisters who have suffered so much destruction and loss. Apart from You, forgiveness is impossible. But You are the God of the impossible, and we ask you to grant peace, to strengthen, and to restore hope to this community of believers. May they know that You hear their cries.
    Toni D - USA
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