Front-line workers gave out Bibles and other gospel materials during Persian New Year festivities.
Front-line workers gave out Bibles and other gospel materials during Persian New Year festivities.
Apr. 28, 2022 | Iran

Persian New Year a Ripe Harvest for the Gospel

[170] prayers in [14] nations have been posted for Fariba.

Coronavirus restrictions have limited opportunities for evangelism during past Persian New Year celebrations, but this year, Christian workers reached many travelers with the Good News about Christ. On March 25, front-line workers met a young Iranian lady, Fariba, in a shopping center and gave her a package of gospel materials, including a Bible. The next day, she contacted the front-line workers because she wanted to know more. “I have been up all night reading the materials you gave me, including the Gospel of John. Now what?” she said. Front-line workers then met her at a local café, where they shared the gospel with Fariba. A few hours later, Fariba professed faith in Christ. Pray that Fariba grows in her relationship with Christ, and pray for the many others who heard the gospel during the Persian New Year outreach.

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  • My God is able to make all grace abound unto you so that you having all sufficiency in all things, may abound and every good work.
    Craig R - USA
  • Dear Lord thank You for Your goodness and for bringing Fariba into Your family. Encourage her as she grows in faith and use her to bring many to You. Thank You for the frontline workers and please bless their efforts. May many in Iran come to You. In Jesus Name amen
    Allison F - USA
  • Lord please put your strong arms around Fariba as she grows in her faith in a country that hates Christianity and what it stands for "love". There would be no need for ISIS or other groups if they would only select you as their Savior. You can change hearts. I pray this in the name of Jesus Christ your son, who himself was persecuted. Amen
    Judith B - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    We praise You for bringing Fariba into Your family! Bless the front line workers who shared the Gospel materials with her. Help Fariba as she begins this journey with You; may she grow in the faith more and more!
    Madison F - USA
  • Father, I thank you for Fariba"s new found faith. Please keep her faith strong and growing in wisdom and truth and the love of Christ. Please let there be much more fruit born from these witness opportunities.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Father, I thank you that in spite of the coronavirus you continued to move and to save and that the gates of hell cannot prevail. Please continue to strengthen your sheep in Iran and help them to have courage and to grow in their faith and understanding. And please especially bless Fariba with continue growth. You are faithful.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Father God, I praise You for supplying front line workers with "helps" in order to promote the everlasting gospel and grow believers in Christ. They are proving the words of our Lord that His words "will never pass away." May Fariba and many others in Iran come to Jesus. Please bless and protect the workers and may they see much "fruit."
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father in Heaven, Your good news changes people and destinations for them forever. Those, like Fariba, who hunger and thirst for Your right way, right words of life will be filled. Help her to know You, Your Great Love and grace. Equip her to follow Jesus and know her calling and place this day. show her she can give testimony, as she is learning. Save
    Jim E - USA
  • Almighty God. All powerful, ever present and ever knowing. Please hear our prayers. We pray that Fariba grows in her relationship with Christ, and pray for the many others who heard the gospel during the Persian New Year outreach. We love you Lord Jesus and Your precious name, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirt amen.
    Alvin A - USA
  • Father, bless this work here in Iran. I pray all who receive these materials would see the truth and their need for you. Give your children boldness and wisdom as they share the gospel. I pray for Fariba that she would continue to grow in you. Watch over her and use her to share the truth.
    polly c - USA
  • Lord Christ, protect Fariba. Being a Christian in Iran is dangerous. Encourage her ardent faith in the Gospel. Arrange Christian discipleship & fellowship to facilitate her Biblical understanding. Provide for her needs.Open doors as she steps out in faith.Holy Spirit draw others to serve Christ as Savior. Praise, glory & honor to you,Lord Christ. Amen
    Mary H C - USA
  • Father, please grow the seeds that were planted over Persian New Year so that there will be a harvest of souls coming into your kingdom soon. Please grow Fariba in faith and truth. Bless the workers with just what they need as you know best. Thank you! Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Lord, we praise You for Fariba's new found faith and ask You to supply her needs for discipleship and communication with other believers in order for her to grow and mature in her faith. Grow her up to become an effective worker for the Kingdom. Lord, supply her material needs and her need for fellowship and grant her boldness to proclaim Jesus, amen.
    Forrest B - USA
  • Father, thank You for faithful front-line workers in Iran who ministered in this year's Persian New Year gospel outreach. Bless them for obediently obeying your command to 'go and make disciples.' Thank You for our new sister in Christ, Fariba. Continue to draw Fariba to Yourself and reveal who You are and how much You love her as she reads Your Word.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Dear Lord bless Fariba .Help her to read the bible and understand it .Allow your Holy Spirit to minister to her and her family .Make her a very powerful speaker and teacher of your word . Thank you for touching her heart .
    Let her be a mighty tesamony for you Lord
    Bless her mum dad an her frendz and famly in Jesus name
    lexton s - New Zealand
  • Father God,
    Praise You for this great opportunity for harvest during the Persian New Year celebration, sharing the gospel with many travelers to Iran! Praise You for our new sister, Fariba! Help her grow in her relationship with Christ, and lead many others who heard the gospel to Your Son! In Jesus's mighty name, amen!
    Debbie D - USA
  • In the power of Jesus' name, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Rapha, God Who heals, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Fariba and that she seeks You. We ask for healing, for a hedge of protection, for provision, for fellowship, for angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to her. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Father we lift up the Iranians before You. We pray that those who received Your Word during the Persian New Year would yield their hearts to You. We praise you for Fariba's salvation and ask that she will continue to grow in faith and be a shining light to those around her. Watch over and protect her. Grant her that peace that passes all understanding.
    kathleen r - USA
  • Our Father, may the seeds planted by Your frontline workers bear great fruit. Bless Fariba's love for You as she grows in knowledge of You. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Help Fariba with her mission.
    Debbie V - USA
  • thank you for preparing many muslim hearts to receive your salvation and love...let Fariba grow close to you and be a light
    michele r - USA
  • In the love of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Jireh, God Who provides, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of front-line workers and Fariba. We ask for joy and eternal life, for provision, for hedge of protection, and angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Thank You for Fariba and for all those who heard the gospel. May the seeds of faith grow and be nurtured by Your word and Your people. Give the new believers courage to stand for You and may those witnessing have wisdom to follow up on the contacts. May many see the truth found in the Scriptures and surrender to You.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Thank you Father for what you have done in the lives of these front-line workers. Thank you for the life of Fariba. I pray that Fariba grows in her relationship with your Son. I pray that those who heard the Gospel during the Persian new year minds will be renewed and transformed. May their heart warm up and allow the message to penetrate.
    Selom A - USA
  • Father, Thankyou for the Believers who faithfully share your Word with those who are lost & without hope. I pray Fariba will be blessed with faith & wisdom as she begins her journey as a follower of Jesus Christ & that she will be a light to those around her. I pray for continued boldness among Christian believers who share the Gospel in Iran!
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father I pray for Fariba that you will intervene and come to her aid as she seeks to know more about our saviour , do provide helpers that can explain about Jesus and his saving grace, and who can help her to her way to salvation, provide materials that will enlighten her as she seeks for the truth of the gospel, I ask that her needs will be met
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Thank you God for Fariba and as many that we receive you as Lord. Pls let your words fall on fertile ground in their hearts, let it lead to repentance and salvation. strengthen and protect Fariba in her faith in you, whatever may come her way, help her not to backslide. Pls Lord let more souls be won to you through her testinonies in Jesus name
    funke a - Nigeria
  • Lord I praise You for the hunger of Fariba to hear about You and know You personally. I pray for Your heart to be with her and continue to guide her and keep her. I pray for her to have bold faith and be able to share it with those around her so that she may be kept in perfect peace. I pray for her to be able to share her faith with her family
    Joy H - USA
  • Father, encourage Fariba to grow in her new faith.Protect her as others discover her relationship with Christ. May Fariba and those who heard the Gospel during the New Year outreach remain strong in their faith regardless of the tensions created by leaving Islam. Give them courage with loving boldness.Uphold them by the strength of your right arm. Amen
    Mary H C - USA
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