Christians in many parts of India face persecution-even unto death-from Hindu radicals.
Christians in many parts of India face persecution-even unto death-from Hindu radicals.
Sep. 15, 2022 | India

Faithful Preacher Dies After Beating by Hindu Radicals

[185] prayers in [16] nations have been posted for Sita and children.

Biman was preaching the gospel in five villages near his home, intending to plant churches. In one village, he was tutoring poor children, hoping to also lead their parents to Christ. In February, while ministering to these children, Biman was surrounded by a group of radical Hindus who attacked him. Many others joined in and beat the pastor mercilessly. By the time they stopped, he was badly bruised. Biman managed to get back home but was experiencing severe pain. His health steadily deteriorated, and he died from his injuries the next day. Biman is survived by his wife, Sita, and two children, ages 8 and 10.

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  • Oh LORD, may this man be received with a great crown of martyrdom into Your kingdom at the catching up of Your body. May his family remember him by his longsuffering which I pray is a witness to Your word in the A1611 Bible. May they never compromise on it with the Hindus but lead them to search those scriptures unto repentance. In LORD Jesus' name
    Devin C - USA
  • Dear sister in Christ, I pray for peace, comfort, and healing for you and your family. Please remember God is in control and we hold the victory in Him. I am thinking of you and praying for you. Even so come quickly, our Savior. Look up! and stay ready.
    Susan R - USA
  • Lord,
    Sometimes it is hard to handle the reality that those who You've called to serve get beaten to death for their obedience, leaving behind wives and young children. Thank You for Biman and his faithfulness. I pray that the most wonderful things may come from his sacrifice. Please provide for all of his family's needs as they recover from this.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Father God we thank God for the man of God Biman who gave his life for you. Your word tells us that you are close to the broken hearted. We ask that you take his wife and children under your wing. Place a hedge of protection over thier lives from this day forward. You name will ive and not die and more churches will continue to rise up in Jesus' name
    Mellene P - USA
  • Lord I am angry at the injustice that Biman faced and so sad for his children who have now lost their father and have earthly dad at such a young age. I Pray for his wife and the children to be able to find food and housing and all that they need to live. I pray for the church around them to care for them and help them and to be there for them.
    Joy H - USA
  • Father, comfort this widow and her children. Lord, provide for them; may they know you have not forsaken them. Fill her with boldness, wisdom, peace, and help her remain faithful. Lord, speak to the hearts of those who did this; may you raise up one of them to continue to do the work of Sita. Speak to the hearts of those he ministered to. Move, Father.
    Polly C - USA
  • Lord you said you'd care for widows and orphans. Please come through for Sita.
    michele r - USA
  • In faith in the name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah El Elyon, God Most High, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You that Sita and children have faith in Jesus. We ask for comfort, a hedge of protection, and angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Father I pray for Sita and her children that you would comfort them after this merciless act of violence toward their father and husband. I pray these attackers would have an encounter with you and be convicted of their sin and turn to Christ for mercy. I pray for India to have Holy Spirit pour out and many come to Christ. In Jesus name , amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • In the glorious name of King Jesus, our heavenly Father, El Shaddai, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we adore You for faith and faithfulness of Sita and family. We ask for comfort, a hedge of protection, and angels to surround and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Lord, for Sita and her children, we ask for your mercy and provision, comfort and hope as they grieve a faithful husband and father. Thank you Lord that Biman had such faith in you and is now enjoying peace in your presence. May that truth bring comfort even as they endure so much pain. Please enable them to forgive and surround them with your peace.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Hold Sita and his children in the palm of Your Hand, oh Lord I pray. May Christ shine in this dark place and Biman "s hope and testimony be the spark that ignites a church in this region. Amen!
    Joan B - USA
  • Heavenly Father please drawn near to Sita and her two young children knowing Biman is with you. Please may she and her children be love comforted and cared for by her Christian sisters and brothers. May those killed her husband and others see Jesus in her and those who care for her and may accept Jesus as their Saviour. In Jesus name Amen xx
    Pauline R - United Kingdom
  • Father I pray for Sita and her family that you will grant inner and physical. Healing , Lord You only knows. The. Pain they are enduring, do come to their. Aid and whisper the words. Of comfort. You only speak, do speak to reassure them , reminding them that you are gone to prepare a place for those that follow you . He is not lost, only gone befo
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • LORD God,I know intercession for the dead is wrong,so I pray for this Godly man's wife and children.please hear my prayer and theirs,that you would embrace them in your love and protection in your Holy spirit,and Jesus Christ.i pray in my heart,in Jesus Christ's name AMEN.
    Joseph C - United Kingdom
  • Father God I pray for Sita and their children that you heal their broken hearts and bind up their wounds of grief and agony. I pray for the perpetrators to receive grace and obtain mercy to be born again in Christ Jesus our Lord and saviour.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Lord I ask for a special prayer for Bitman wife Sita and there two children. Bless them with peace and comfort them during this time of tragedy. May his wife and children remember him as a man who served you and stood on the word. Cover Bitman family Lord and help them to continue on with the work he started for there community In Jesus Name.
    Latonya R - USA
  • Oh God, only you know the depth of the fear and grief and pain that needs healing here. You know how many people need your touch. I pray that you would move supernaturally here among these people, bringing these persecutors to their knees in sorrowful repentance and a desire to get right with You. Lord you love them. Meet them where they are.
    Margaret M - USA
  • Lord God, I believe that Psalm 73 applies to Biman "You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory.". Make your nearness known to Sita and her children "My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.". Provide for all their needs-- income and education, friendship, etc
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Praying 4 you
    John 16:2""4
    They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me. But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. Pray4mercy
    Michael W - USA
  • Our Father in Heaven, thank You for Biman's faithful service in Jesus' Name. Be with his loved ones who will miss him deeply Help them grieve and find their way forward. This is very difficult! May the knowledge that Biman served You with all his might and died for Jesus bring them comfort in the midst of their sorrow. Please supply all their needs.IJN
    Jean S - Canada
  • Gracious Father God, I grieve over this tragic and violent murder of Your servant, Biman. Please bring deep remorse and repentance to his attackers. Help them understand that what led them to carry out this attack was not good. If they are possessed by evil, may they find deliverance. May they come to understand and find the truth that sets us free.IJN
    Jean S - Canada
  • Lord, I thank you for the life of Biman for his teaching & witness in India. I am thankful he is out of pain and with you. Be with his widow, Sita, and her two children, help them with daily provision, help them to forgive Biman's attackers, hello them for in faith in a safe place. Amen.
    Barbara C - USA
  • Heavenly Father, thank you for the faith of Biman. Thank you that nothing is wasted in your kingdom. Please continue to comfort Sita and children. May this cause them to only fear you and May they be a bright shining light for the Gospel. Please turn this evil for good and continue to comfort Sita and children.
    In Jesus,
    Lis S - USA
  • Lord, comfort Sita and the children and meet their needs. Bring revival to the villages.

    Ps. 22:27 All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations shall worship before you.

    Ps. 80:18 Then we will not turn away from you; revive us, and we will call on your name.
    Nellie H - USA
  • Father, My heart and mind are overwhelmed as I think of this dear servant whose life was taken because of his strong faith in You. He has received his reward. But his family is suffering such grief and loss. I pray that You will provide for them and grant them an abundance of your mercy and grace.
    Betty D - USA
  • DearFather, Biman is now in your care. May his family have that peace. Now, provide & protect his family in their loss. Be a husband & father to them. Direct them to a safe place with friends of Christ to encourage & help them grow in faith. Have mercy on Sita & the children. In Jesus Name, Amen.
    SM D - USA
  • Comfort these three mourners, Holy Spirit. This is a loss that is heavy and cruel. You can comfort in all circumstances; You were sent for us, to help us. Let this be something that You, somehow, turn to good. I do not know how that may be done, but I trust You. Help this hurting family. Amen.
    Kesse R - USA
  • Jesus comfort Sita and her children as they walk through this loss of someone they loved. Surround them with loving care from friends and family. In Jesus name amen.
    David H - USA
  • Into thy hands I commit his spirit, oh God. And may his followers find hope and solace to continue in faith.
    Glen O - USA
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