Following the death of their father, Ram and Nom refused to stop following Jesus.
Following the death of their father, Ram and Nom refused to stop following Jesus.
Apr. 28, 2022 | Laos

Uncle Refuses to Care for Three Christian Children After Father's Death

[187] prayers in [15] nations have been posted for Neung, Nom, and Ram.

On February 13, a Christian named Nin died, leaving behind two daughters, Neung and Nom, and a son, Ram. Since 2009, the three teenagers also lost their mother, a sister and their grandmother, all of whom were believers. After Nin’s death, his older brother and sister-in-law blamed the deaths on the family’s belief in God. They offered to care for the teens only if they rejected Christ. The teens refused, saying they could never reject Jesus. Angered by their decision, the uncle said he wouldn’t care for them. Nom, 16, and Ram, 13, moved in with their pastor’s family. Neung has since graduated high school and lives on her own. Pray for the three teenagers to remain firm in their faith, and ask God to provide for their needs. Pray that the Holy Spirit convicts the hearts of their uncle and aunt and leads them to Christ.

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Write your own prayer for Neung, Nom, and Ram

  • I pray they would bear fruits meet for repentance to Your glory. I pray this to Your glory in Your holy and almighty name LORD Jesus Christ, amen.
    Devin C - USA
  • Dear LORD, please comfort these children through Your Holy Ghost. I pray their steadfastness to Your word would be a great witness so that many around them might search the A1611 Bible. I pray their own family members who are unbelievers would have Godly sorrow, broken spirits, & contrite hearts, & repentance unto the remission of sins by Your increase
    Devin C - USA
  • Lord, I thank you because you have heard me and you hear me always. Lord, I ask that you will help Neung, Nom and Ram to hold fast to their Faith in you. Help them to look at the Cross. And show them the Power of your Love. In Jesus Name. Lord, your Word says prayer should be made for all men. Lord, save the lives of their aunt and uncle.Thank you.Amen
    Sharon-David A - United Kingdom
  • Lord help Neung, Nom and Ram remain strong in their faith as they face all these obstacles being placed in front of them. Help them grieve the loss of their parents. Lord, you can move Mountains, all things are possible through you. I ask this in the name of Jesus Christ your son. Amen
    Judith B - USA
  • Father, protect these young people. They need more discipleship and fellowship to strengthen them in their faith. Bless the pastor for taking them. Provide them with a stable long term living situation. You know what is needed to draw their family to Christ. May Nom and Ram feel your loving arms upholding them. Thank you. Amen.
    Mary H C - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father,
    We pray for Neung, Nom, and Ram. They have suffered much, had so many losses. Please be with them in a special and powerful way. Help them to remain strong in You and in the Faith! And we ask that You would move in the hearts of aunt and uncle, that they would come to know You!
    Madison F - USA
  • Father, what a blessing to see the faith of these children. Thank you for allowing them to be able to live with the pastor. I pray that you bless this family nightly. Continue to minister and to grow these children in truth and in Christ. Please work in the hearts of their lost family.
    Vicki W - USA
  • "Teach me Your way, O LORD,
    And lead me in a smooth path,
    because of my enemies.
    Do not deliver me to the will of my
    For false witnesses have risen
    against me,
    And such as breathe out violence.
    I would have lost heart, unless I had
    That I would see the goodness of the
    In the land of the living."
    Psalm 27:11-13. Amen.
    Timothy B - USA
  • Dear heavenly Father, thank you for the faith of these three courageous young believers. Fill their lives with hope and peace as you provide for their needs. Please soften the hearts of their unsaved relatives and lead them to you
  • Gracious Lord God. We ask for Your mercy and love upon these three teenagers. We pray for the three teenagers to remain firm in their faith, and ask God to provide for their needs.We pray that the Holy Spirit convicts the hearts of their uncle and aunt and leads them to Christ.In the name of Jesus, the love of God the fellowship of the Holy Spirt amen.
    Alvin A - USA
  • Father God, thank You for the family that took in the 3 girls. Abusive relatives don't know what a friend they could have had in a child who is growing in CHRIST. One day, they will. Bless the children and their caregivers dear Lord. May the relatives be convicted of their sins. Jesus is the only Way, the only Truth, and the One who gives eternal life.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father, comfort these poor children who have lost their family members. How their young hearts must be so heavy and sad. I pray you would strengthen them, comfort them, make a way for them. Let them know you are with them. I pray you deal with the heart of their uncle and aunt; may their eyes be open to their need for you. Strengthen all and move.
    Polly C - USA
  • Father, please comfort these dear young people as they grieve their dad's death. May they trust you as a good, loving Father to meet their needs and care for them. Continue to grow them closer to Jesus each day. Draw others in their family and their friends to Jesus. Thank you for the wonderful plans and purpose you have for Neung, Nom, and Ram. Amen!
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Lord, we praise You for Rom and Nom's faith and willingness to suffer for Your sake. Through their witness, draw their uncle and his entire family into faith in Jesus and bring about a reuniting of these two teens to their extended family and grant the peace and grace in the meantime to trust You. Supply their needs and surround them with believers.
    Forrest B - USA
  • Father, in the midst of their loss, thank You for caring for Neung, Nom, and Ram by leading them to others who care for them and their needs. Help Neung, Nom, and Ram to remain firm in their faith and continue to meet their spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical needs. May the Holy Spirit convict their uncle and aunt to repent and believe in Jesus.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Father, I pray for these teens in Laos that You would supply all of their needs and protect them from all evil with a hedge of angels around them. Grow them in their faith and use them as Your witnesses. Cause lost family members to come to Jesus as Lord and restore the family. Bless this pastor and family for helping them. Pour out Your Spirit on Laos
    Alan G - USA
  • Father God,
    Blessed are those who are persecuted for Your kingdom and Your righteousness. Shield them against the attacks and lies from the enemy. Thank You for the pastor's family giving a home to Nom and Ram. Help them remain firm in their faith, and provide their needs. Holy Spirit, convict the uncle's and aunt's hearts to come to Christ. InJesus
    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 Neung, Nom and Ram and that they seek You. We ask for healing, for a hedge of protection, for provision, for fellowship, for angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Oh Lord, Jesus! That is awful. To have your love ones die and then to be rejected. Lord help them stay strong in you. Help them hold on to their faith and seek your amazing comfort. Heal them from any mental hurt they may have experienced by being rejected by loved ones and Lord fill that whole with your overwhelming love. In Jesus' holy name, Amen
    Esther D - USA
  • Father You have promised to be a Father to the Fatherless. We ask that these 3 precious young believers know your comfort, peace and strengthen at this time. We thank You for this pastor willing to take them in and ask that their faith will grow mightily at this time. What a testimony they are before us and we Praise You for this. Because You live Amen
    kathleen r - USA
  • Our Father, strengthen Neung, Nom and Ram who have suffered great loss and now abandonment from their family. Surround them with people who will become their family and encourage them as they remain faithful to You. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Eli S - USA
  • Help these three children become educated, find a way for them to support each other from financial, physical, mentally, spiritually , and happy.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Jesus please help these orphans. thank you for the Pastor's family taking them in...please provide enough for all of them. Thank you for their faith in the face of persecution.
    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 Neung, Nom and Ram. 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
  • Lord Jesus, I pray that these teens would know Your supernatural comfort and peace that surpasses all understanding. May they be loved well by Your people as they suffer and grieve, and may they hold fast to Your word. I pray that You would provide for them, and that their uncle and aunt would come to trust You too.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Jehovah Jireh who provides our needs, it's my prayer that you will be the source of the needs of these 3 teenagers. I pray that their faith in your Son will be strengthened. I thank you for the life of the Pastor who has taken them in. Continue to bless them and use them for your work. May their uncle and aunt be convicted by the Holy Spirit.
    Selom A - USA
  • Father, I pray that the lives of these siblings will be blessed with Your wisdom & strength as they grow into adulthood. Bless the pastor's family who are providing them a home both spiritaully & materially & fill them with your peace. Bring conviction to the hearts of their relatives who remain in darkness so they will repent & be saved from sin Amen
    Tracey B - USA
  • Father I commit these youngsters to your tender embrace they lost their parents but their Saviour is alive and well and very faithful too, please be their provider , bind them close to you and help them to be bold for God despite what their relatives do , increase their faith in our loving saviour that they will remain rooted and grounded in God
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Lord Jesus thank you for the lives of there three teens, pls Lord be their shield and buckler, protect them against evil, strengthen, encourage and grant them boldness, pls favor and order their steps, separate them from unfriendly friends and contamination, connect them to helpers of destiny, make them light and let more souls come to you through them
    funke a - Nigeria
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