Idrissa being baptized.
Idrissa being baptized.
Oct. 20, 2022 | Niger

From Muslim Shaman to Evangelist

[226] prayers in [17] nations have been posted for Idrissa.

Idrissa had mastered the mystical arts of his region. He regularly mixed occultic enchantments with Muslim traditions to cast spells upon people. But when a Christian evangelist visited his town and Idrissa tried to cast an evil spell on the minister, it had no effect. “When I encountered the power of Jesus Christ, I was very surprised to see that this power has no comparison,” he said. Idrissa later spoke with the evangelist, who explained the gospel to him and gave him an audio Bible. God’s Word transformed Idrissa’s life. “The Lord Jesus started to change me, and I started to hate mystical and devilish things, and started to repent of all the sins I had done,” he said. He has since learned to read and write, attended a Bible school, and now serves in ministry.

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  • not return void. I pray this to thy great glory in thy holy and almighty name the LORD and Saviour Jesus Christ, amen.
    Devin C - USA
  • reach many of the lost in his area and beyond. I pray thou wouldst strengthen him with thy armour in order to overcome any persecution that may come. May many be led to thy word as a result of his witness. I pray many eyes and ears are opened to thy word in Niger. I pray this that thy light would so shine in the darkness of Niger and thy word would
    Devin C - USA
  • Dear LORD, I thank thee for this man bearing fruits meet for repentance. It is good to see how thy word transforms the hearts and minds of those in grievous sins. I pray, LORD, thou hast a mighty plan for this brother to give him feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace according to thy word in the A1611 Bible. May he have a burden to
    Devin C - USA
  • Jesus you are Lord of Niger, & you are Idrissa's savior - thank you for saving him, for using him to spread your gospel & love to those around him. Bless Idrissa with good gifts, grant him wisdom, fill him with your peace. Holy Spirit speak to Idrissa, show him what to do & how to minister to your people, that many may come to know you thru him. Amen
    Mike M - USA
  • Oh Heavenly Father and Lord Jesus Christ, these people are in turmoil, and they need Your help, and they need Your presence, they need Your comfort!
    christine s - USA
  • Dear brother in Christ, I pray in the name of Jesus that he will strengthen, comfort, and encourage you. Know that your reward will be great in heaven. I pray that he will change the heart of your persecutors. 2 Timothy 4:7- I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have kept the faith.
    Susan R - USA
  • Lord, how encouraging to hear about this man IDrissa! Thank you for the power of a transformed life in Jesus name! May he be a witness and a powerful evangelist in Niger. Bless him and protect him in Jesus mighty name amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • We rejoice in the power of the gospel as demonstrated in the conversion of Idrissa. Thank You God, that nothing is too hard for You. That no one is beyond Your reach. Use the testimony of our brother to touch the lives of many in Niger to bring a great harvest for Your kingdom. Protect him, lead him and empower him in the building of Your kingdom.
    Toni D - USA
  • Praise God, Idrissa! I've been watching The Chosen - I hope it comes to you in your nation and tongue! One of the phrases used it "I was one way and now I am completely different. And the thing that happened in between, was HIM!" Oh brother in Christ, this is you, too! Completely different. God's blessings and Merry Christmas!
    Kathy R - USA
  • Lord God, I thank you for Idrissa. I pray your words of Psalm 47 for him for You are the great king over all the earth. You subdue peoples under us. You are our pride. You reign over the nations and sit on your holy throne. You are highly exulted. We sing praises to you. Lift up Idrissa's heart to be in close fellowship with you and giving all.
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Dear Father in Heaven, Thank you for Idrissa and his faith in You! We praise You, Lord, for this brother's conversion to Christianity. He is an inspiration to me and my family as he boldly accepted the Lord as his Savior and now lives for Christ. Please strengthen him in the ministry You have for him! In Jesus' Name!
    Jennifer T - USA
  • In the righteous name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Tsidkenu, God of righteousness, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise for faithfulness of Idrissa. We ask for justice, for hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to minister to him. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father God, forgive us when we see "no hope" for those who engage in wicked practices. YOU can do anything as you have done for each one of us who call Christ our Savior and Lord. God bless all the evangelists and may we all be evangelists for Jesus, because time is running out. May many come to Jesus before that blessed Day.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father, thank You for reaching the very worst sinners, like me and Idrissa. Thank You for drawing him to Christ thru this evangelist and saving his soul. You made sure he was educated and able to be Your witness in Niger. Thank You for using the foolish things of the world. Place a hedge of angels around him and his ministry, using him to reach many.
    Alan G - USA
  • Father, thank you for the transforming power of Jesus in Idrissa's life. You are at work in and through him. As he continues to grow in faith and truth, may his witness draw many others to Jesus as he once was. Give him wisdom, guidance and strength as he walks and lives by the Spirit. Protect him from evil. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father God, thank you for Idrissa and the Christian evangelist who brought him to you Lord. Thank you that Your Word transformed him and he now serves in ministry for You. Keep him steady in his faith as he ministers in Niger. In the mighty and powerful name of Jesus. Amen.
    Linda R - Australia
  • Father God, thank you for Idrissa and the Christian evangelist who brought him to you Lord. Thank you that Your Word transformed him and he now serves in ministry for You. Keep him steady in his faith as he ministers in Niger. In the mighty and powerful name of Jesus. Amen.
    Linda R - Australia
  • Lord, I thank you and praise you for the miraculous conversion and repentance of Idrissa. Please bless him as he continues to grow in faith, wisdom, and knowledge. Let his testimony be a beacon of your light and truth and let others be led to faith by his witness. In Jesus's name I pray. Amen.
    Cassie K - USA
  • Thank You, Jesus, for shining Your light into darkness and pulling Idrissa out! It is so beautiful to see You saving souls in so many places! May Idrissa be Your faithful servant unto death. May many come to faith through his witness, and Niger be completely transformed by the power of the Gospel. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Almighty God, we praise you for the POWER of your Word and salvation through Jesus Christ. Thank you for opening the eyes and heart of Idrissa. grant him your grace to go forth and be an instrument for You among his former people. May there be a thirst in him to learn more and experience your great love. O God be glorified! In Jesus name USA ps
    Patricia S - USA
  • Father, thank You that the gospel is still the power of God unto salvation, to the Jews first, and then to the gentiles. Thank You for the gospel being planted, taking root, and growing in Idrissa's heart. May there be an abundant harvest of souls resulting from Idrissa's repentance and saving faith in Jesus; thirty, sixty, and even one hundred fold.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Father, I praise you for the change you have brought into Idrissa's life. I pray he would continue to seek you with his whole heart and grow in you. I pray you watch over him, guide him, use him to be a great witness for those around him. I pray you would deal with the hearts of those he witnesses to that they would see the truth and accept you.
    Polly C - USA
  • Thank you, God, for this testimony. What a shift. Please continue to transform and equip Idrissa for your kingdom in Niger. Thank you for giving him new, spiritual eyes to see.
    emily g - USA
  • Father, thank you for transformation! Bless this man with deep faith and understanding and may he use all his energy to build your kingdom. Heaven rules, may this country find that and be changed, in the mighty name of Jesus. amen.
    kathy C - USA
  • In the kingship of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Elohim, Jehovah Jireh, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Idrissa that he knows You are on Your throne. We ask for provision, for hedge of protection, and angels directly from heaven to surround and minister to him. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father God, Thank you for Idrissa. Help those like him who see unseen evil and know how it wields itself. Protect those who are affected by dark spiritual powers. Uproot evil in Idrissa's area and fill hearts with the joy and peace of Jesus in the country of Idrissa. In Jesus I pray, amen.
    Sarah L - USA
  • God bless Idrissa and his conversion to Christianity. May he spread the good news and minister to those he used to make potions that have no place in for in his life now.We give you all the honor Almighty God, in the name of Jesus Christ, your son. Amen
    Judith B - USA
  • Lord,
    We thank You for these wonderful stories of Your power over everything. Thank You for this Christian evangelist and for protecting him against the powers of darkness. Thank You for saving Idrissa from his life of darkness. May he continue to grow in You and may his life be a testimony of Your love and power. Praise God!
    Lysander S - USA
  • Father God, I praise you for reaching Idrissa with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Thank you that he has renounced his former ways and chose to be baptized. Now that he belongs to you, I pray that you will teach him from your word and develop a new, holy ministry in his life to glorify Jesus Christ and share the gospel with others in Niger. In Jesus' name,
    Julia F - USA
  • God, we praise you for saving Idrissa and for showing him that you are the Almighty God whose power cannot be compared. Draw Idrissa into a deep and growing relationship with you and teach him the truths of your Word so he can share it with others. Thank you for providing him with Scripture and bring many to faith in Jesus as a result.
    Jackie V - USA
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