One of two Christian family recently  kicked out of their village due to their faith in Jesus Christ.
One of two Christian family recently kicked out of their village due to their faith in Jesus Christ.
Jul. 28, 2022 | India

Two Families Barred from Village for Their Christian Faith

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

Two Christian families were recently kicked out of their village due to their faith in Jesus Christ. Twice, the families were brought before the village council where, in the presence of police officers, government authorities and radical Hindu leaders, they were pushed to reconvert to Hinduism. When the families stood firm in their faith, village leaders banned them from the village. Pray that these families are able to find new homes and remain strong in their faith, and pray that their former village comes to faith in Christ as well.

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  • Father, this world is not worthy of these precious families who have remained faithful to Jesus. Remind them that they are citizens of heaven and part of Your glorious kingdom on earth and in heaven. Lead them to where you want them to live. Open doors for housing and provision for them. May they continue to fully trust Jesus. Thank you for loving them
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, thank You that these families remain steadfast in the faith first given. We ask You to watch over them and lead them to new homes in which to raise their families. May they continue to be strengthened in faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Please also help them to find work. We also ask that You bring their neighbors to the Lord
    Gail M - USA
  • Dear almighty Jesus, I pray for the families who have been kicked out of their village. Lord you love them and will never abandon them so please strengthen their faith and give them new homes where they will be safe. Bless them and may they know your peace and joy. Please protect them from all harm in Jesus name AMEN.
    Ruth S - Australia
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, El Shaddai, God Almighty, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of exiled Christian families. We ask that their satisfaction be in Christ, a hedge of protection, and angels directly form heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Almight God, I ask that you deliver from the snare of the fowler these families that has been exiled because of their faith you. Let your light shine in the hearts of those village leaders and authorities for their spiritual eyes to be opened so that they can see the truth in Christ Jesus so that they can also be saved. I ask in Jesus name.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Father, we ask that You continue to provide for the spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical needs of these two exiled families. We pray that adequate housing will be available to both families at a reasonable cost. In the midst of their recent challenges and setbacks, enable them to remain strong in their faith and be powerful witnesses for Christ.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Our Father, watch over the exiled families as they search for work and homes. Provide them with their daily needs, and may their faithfulness in these trials bring glory to You, and be a light to those who need You. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • ln the joy of the name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Raah, our Shepherd, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Indian exiled families. We ask for provision, for overflowing joy, a hedge of protection, and angels directly from heaven to encamp and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Thank you, OLord, for your Son's gift of eternal life to these families. Help their faith grow as you take root in their lives. Direct their paths as they follow you. Give them courage as they face persecution. Bring other believers along side to encourage & guide them. Provide for their needs body, mind, & spirit. May Jesus be praised in India. Amen.
    SM D - USA
  • Father, bless these families for their bold strength and trust in You. Bless them with new homes and in such a way that their enemies see it and know they are truly blessed and covered by You, the one true God. May they be drawn to learn of You, seeing that their own religion is dark and empty. In Jesus' Name.
    janie b - USA
  • We ask for your intervention O Lord and for the conversion of this village.
    Margaret D - USA
  • In the loving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Holy Spirit, Jehovah Jireh, the God of all comfort, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Indian exiled families. We ask for provision, for comfort, for hedge of protection, and angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Oh Lord, strike those who attack your children. Keep your children in perfect peace. Let them be beacons of light in their villages. Do not permit your name to be blasphemed. Bring the fear of God into that village and surrounding villages. Let the Christians honor Your name and live in the fear and purity that you expect. Forgive all shortcomings.
    Roy S - India
  • Lord I ask for homes, housing and shelter immediately for these families. I praise You for their willingness to count the cost and serve You faithfully. I pray those persecuting them would see Your power, provision and love. I pray that it would turn a whole village to Jesus and the beauty of the Gospel goodness.
    Joy H - USA
  • Holy Savior, You said, When you have done it to the least of these my brethren you have done it unto Me. That was Your followers aiding the persecuted or needy. Provide for these families. Fill them with joy in believing, and trust that you will meet their needs. Fill them with Your bold Spirit Who shows peace, joy, hope and faith in the midst of lack.
    Jim E - USA
  • In the powerful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Elohim, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of exiled families that they believe Jesus is their rock. We ask for a hedge of protection, angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father, you are our provider. You see each child of yours, and you know each of our needs. I pray for these families who have been banned from their village. Lord, provide all their needs, give them wisdom and strength to endure. Help them forgive and share your love with their neighbors. Move on their behalf, change hearts, pour out your Spirit.
    polly c - USA
  • Lord God, Why this persecution? You have told us it will happen, but you have also said you will never leave these two displaced families. And this with so many arrayed against them. Prove yourself mighty in their lives. Give them as You have promised "...all your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus." Thank you for working.
    Gustav J - USA
  • Oh God, please bless these families for standing firm for You, in the face of so much loss! Loss of reputation, loss of their home, and their community. Lord, bless them with even more than they had before, just like Job! A home, respect and even drawing people to Yourself through their brave example. Fill their hearts with your love and peace.
    Margaret M - USA
  • Lord I pray for these exiled families that you would provide for them something better because of their faithfulness. I pray wherever they go you would move mightily through them and your kingdom would increase because of them. I pray for those who persecute them in the village they left behind that they would know Jesus soon. In his name I pray amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • Lord take hold of these faithful families & be their home. Provide all they need & let the testimony of your provision be an encouragement & a reason for belief in those far from you. Bring salvation to this community. Provide fellowship & tangible food, shelter & provision for my brothers & sisters. Do not waste this persecution. But bring redemption.
    Atacy U - USA
  • Father, may the truth of the faith on which they have taken a stand be the center piece of their lives. May the abundant life Jesus promises be very real in their lives as they attempt to find housing and provision. May those who meant evil against them know what it is to walk in faith in Jesus. In His holy name, Amen.
    Bruce B - USA
  • Lord God, I thank You for the courage and faith of these families. I pray that they would be encouraged and comforted by Your Spirit and trust You to care for them. May they be able to find new homes, and I pray that there would be other Christians in the area who could disciple them in their faith. May their example be used mightily in this village.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Precious Lord, please help these two families and strengthen them, make them bold and brave. Help them to continue to learn and share You with others. In Jesus name I pray AMEN
    Della H - USA
  • Lord Jesus, shepherd these dear families who have suffered so much for your Name's sake. We pray that they would be led to a place of peace, safety and rest and find fellowship with other saints who will edify them in their faith. We believe for the conversion of their former village that they would repent of their hatred and unbelief by your power.
    Matthew E - USA
  • Father, I pray for these families in India that are taking a strong stand for Jesus despite persecution and hardship. I pray that You would meet their needs for a safe place to live and work. Provide for every need and bless them as a demonstration of Your Sufficiency. Destroy the lies of Hinduism and save the lost in their former village. In Jesus
    Alan G - USA
  • Father, thank You for these families who have stood before authorities and leaders proclaiming Your goodness and have been dealt a severe blow because of their testimony. You promise to never leave us and I pray that You will show Yourself strong on their behalf now that You will receive glory among all these people. In Jesus name. Amen.
    Nancy E - USA
  • Father God, thank you for the steadfast faith of these 2 Christian families. May the continue to be firm in their faith and witness for you. I pray, Lord, that you will lead them to new homes. Protect them from harm and bless them. May their witness help lead others in their former village to come to faith in Christ.
  • Thank you brothers and sisters for your strong love and faith for jesus christ and the gospel. We love you and God is proud of you. God is with you. Jesus please open the hearts of those we are blind to your love and may they expect jesus christ as there savior. Help the believers to find new homes and help them to forgive in jesus name.
    Craig M - USA
  • Our Father God,. Thank you for the faith you have given these families to stand for you. Honor their faith by providing for all their needs. Give them homes and jobs. Continue to reach the resistant villages with yourself Holy Father. We thank you that you care for us
    Rachel Albro H - USA
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