Oct. 27, 2022 | India

Christians in Gujarat Receive Warning After Prayer Meeting

[154] prayers in [14] nations have been posted for Christians in India.

In Gujarat, India, an unfamiliar man stopped a group of Christians walking home from a prayer fellowship meeting at a fellow Christian woman’s house. He accused them of doing “conversion business” and warned them not to continue. Front-line workers asked for prayer for the Christians and also for the salvation of that stranger.

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  • Dear brothers and sisters 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,
    Thank You for our brothers and sisters in Gujarat and their willingness to serve You even though strangers oppose them. May You give them wisdom in how to best fulfill Your mission for them and fill their hearts with divine love. Strengthen them in their faith and give them the confidence and courage befitting Your people. Save the stranger.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Lord, I pray for your people in India, that you would encourage them and emboldened them in Jesus name. I pray for protection around them, and for the stranger that came up to this group and threatened them, I pray that you would bind everything in that man that is against Christ in Jesus name, bring him to you. In Jesus name amen .
    Nancy G - USA
  • Father continue to use these courageous brothers and sisters in Gujarat. Grant them peace and wisdom on how to conduct themselves. May their life in Christ be so compelling that those who are persecuting them will see the glory of God and turn to Him in repentance and faith. We pray in particular for that stranger who doubtless represents many others.
    Toni D - USA
  • Thank You for these believers and their desire to fellowship and pray. I pray that they would walk in renewed courage and joy, knowing that You are with them and that You are working all things for the good of those You have called. May this stranger come to know You through the gospel and be transformed.
    Danielle H - USA
  • In the name of Lord Jesus, our heavenly Father, Adonai, Jehovah Jireh, God Who provides, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Christians in India. We ask for provision, hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Lord, please embolden our brothers and sisters in Christ in India. May the power of the gospel be presented to this stranger and others so MORE people can worship You. May the Christians be "strong and courageous" in the face of persecution and discouragement. Please strengthen them in Jesus Name! AMEN.
    Jennifer T - USA
  • Heavenly Father God we pray for the believers in Gujarat, India, Give them courage and boldness to congregate and proclaim the Gospel message. Protect and provide for these believers. Father we pray for the salvation of that stranger. Draw him to Yourself. In Jesus beautiful name, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirt Amen.
    Alvin A - USA
  • Loving Father, hear the cries and attend to the prayers of these believers in Gujarat India. Be a shelter and Strong Tower from the enemy, preserve them with Your mercy and Truth. Please reveal Yourself to this spiritually lost stranger who has risen up against them. Cut him off in Your truth and reveal Your desire to deliver him from his iniquities
    Julie C - USA
  • Our Father, strengthen the Christians who were warned not to attend prayer service. May the man who threatened them find his heart drawn to You, and may he become a believer, too. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Jesus please protect these Christian's and give them peace in there hearts. May this stranger come to know jesus as his savior and lord. We ask this in the name of jesus.
    Craig M - 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 Christians in India. We ask for justice, for hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father I amen these previous prayers. Raise up bastions of faith in this village all around, this is what You seek to do. Break up the fallow ground of this man's heart & make him fertile soil. Show him Jesus Who You are. If they must suffer, Your fruit abounds to their account. But I pray their protection. In Jesus' Faithful Name amen.
    Johnathan K - USA
  • Father God, this man who threatened Your people in Gujarat is no stranger to You! Let every prayer he overheard by Your will convict him of his sin and wrong-thinking. That this "conversion" can also bring him "from death to life" as our Lord Jesus said. Please protect Your people in India as they continue to seek You and lift others in prayer.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Dear Father, please take the blindfold off this stranger, and may he come to believe in Jesus Christ as his savior. Protect Your children in India, and allow them to continue meeting in fellowship with other Christians. Please bring an awakening of hearts to India, for Your glory!
    Tricia G - USA
  • Father, I pray for Christians in India who endure threats and danger for Christ. I pray for this group in Gujarat that You would place a hedge of angels round them and protect them from evil, the devil and whoever this man was. Cause him to turn to Christ and help them in their work. Grow Your church in India and cause India to flee from false religion
    Alan G - USA
  • Father, please guide and protect the believers in India who are being harassed for living out their faith in You. Open blind eyes and soften hard hearts of unbelievers in India so that many are drawn to a saving relationship with Jesus. Help the believers to overcome fear as they trust fully in Jesus. Thank you. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, move in this situation. Protect your children. Speak to the heart of this man who gave the warning ; open his eyes to the truth of your love for him. Father, rebuke the spirit of fear that may torment your children; give them wisdom and boldness. Move here. Pour out your Spirit and use your children mightily to reach the lost.
    polly c - USA
  • TY for protecting this group and let the stranger come to know you as savior.
    michele r - USA
  • Lord, I thank you for the faith of these men and women. I ask that you would grant them wisdom and courage as they figure out how to respond to this threat. I also pray that you would bring this stranger to faith in you. Please protect your people and bring them safely home. In Jesus's name I pray. Amen.
    Cassie K - USA
  • Lord let your children know what's going on and how to take precautions against their enemies. Let them speak boldly knowing that you're taking care of them and convert the heart of the stranger.
    Margaret D - USA
  • Lord God, You are above all things. I pray that you would put a hedge of protection around these precious believers as they seek you in their lives. Please help them to be able to continue to meet together and encourage one another. I ask that this stranger would be drawn to Jesus and life in His name. Please spread the gospel throughout India. Amen.
    Julia F - USA
  • God, I ask you in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord to protect this group of believers from this threat. Bring the stranger to salvation. Let your kingdom of worshippers in Gujarat grow.
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Gracious Heavenly Father, please put Your protective shield all around this group of believers who were accused and threatened. Do not let fear hinder them from gathering together in Your Name. Make them a light and a witness to the man who spoke to them. Bring him to understand the truth. May he find salvation. Bring safety to all believers in India.
    Jean S - Canada
  • Father, wherever and whenever Your people come together for prayer is truly a "house of prayer." Thank You that these faithful brothers and sisters in Christ understand the power, purpose and priority of prayer. May their example encourage believers throughout the world to "pray without ceasing." Continue to answer their prayers according to Your will.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Dear Lord, You are Sovereign. You can protect believers in India. I ask that you soften the heart of that stranger and open the spiritual eyes of all Hindus to see You and your truth. I pray that the Indians I know will soon learn of you and what Jesus did for them. Keep your children strong and their faithful witness effective in Jesus name amen
    Peggy A - USA
  • Father, may Your people experience no fear whatsoever but instead peace that passes understanding, knowing You are in all things and mighty to save. Use even this to show the stranger how wrong he is about You and Your people. Save many in India so Your people outnumber the lost. In Jesus' Name.
    Janie B - USA
  • Father, I pray for these Christians in India, please help them to endure and give them peace and strength. I also pray for this stranger's salvation. In Jesus name, amen.
    Nancy H - USA
  • Father God, please be with Christians in Gujarat, India who have been threatened for their faith. Please bring dreams and visions of You to those who persecute them so they might come to salvation in You. In the mighty and powerful name of Jesus. Amen.
    Linda R - Australia
  • Dear Father please protect all Christians in India from evil and harm. I pray for unshakeable Faith for them. Please open the heart and mind of the stranger who uttered those words of ignorance, to You and Jesus so he understands fully who You are and seeks you with all of his mind and soul. I pray for his salvation and that he helps Christians.
    Laurie T - USA
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