Pastor Jawahar and his wife
Pastor Jawahar and his wife
Dec. 01, 2022 | India

Pastor Jailed on False Charges

[206] prayers in [13] nations have been posted for Pastor Jawahar.

On Dec. 26, Pastor Jawahar was sitting in his home in western India, talking with members of his church, when Hindu fanatics—including police officers—burst in, accusing the Christians of trying to convert Hindus by fraud. After interrogation and intimidation in Jawahar’s home, the police took him and two elders to the police station in a larger town. Pastor Jawahar was jailed without due legal process. He was released after 45 days and forced to pay a large fine with money his wife had to borrow at high interest. Pastor Jawahar was discouraged about finding himself in prison, but also confident that he would not lose his faith or stop his kingdom service. He is now receiving assistance to pay this debt and to provide for his family’s needs.

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  • Lord,
    Thank You for Pastor Jawahar and his wife and their willingness to follow You despite the tremendous cost and opposition. I pray that You would strengthen them in their faith and provide for all of their needs. May their persecutors repent from their wickedness, and may the police not use their position for evil.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Dear Lord, I ask you in the name of Jesus to comfort Pastor Jawahar and protect him from being targeted again. Give he and his family strong faith and inner peace so he can go on witnessing. I pray his persecutors will one day turn to you. In Jesus name amen.
    Peggy A - USA
  • Thank You Father that the injustices of this world will not be part of the Kingdom of Christ. Encourage Pastor Jawahar and his wife that You are using him to bring people into this kingdom, You have promised to take care of them, and that their lives are a witness to those around them. May they lead the Church in confidence of Your ultimate victory.
    Toni D - USA
  • Father God, we know that anything apart from Jesus for eternal salvation is FRAUD. May the deceitful powers see their sin and repent before it is too late. Please act on behalf of pastor Jawahar, his family and all believers in India. Comfort Him from within his prison cell and confound his jailers until they see that our GOD is the truth!
    Kathy G - USA
  • Lord, we thank you because you will not allow us to be tempted above that which we are able, but will with the temptation make a way to escape, so that we may be able to bear it. We ask that the devil will not use this as a distraction, as a weight to burden Pastor Jawahar and his wife. In Jesus Name. But that they will be clear-minded and pray. Amen.
    Sharon-David A - United Kingdom
  • In the name of Light of the World, Jesus, our heavenly Father, Creator of Light, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Pastor Jawahar. We ask for provision, a hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven surround and minister to him. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father God,
    Praise You for the promise that You are with us when we are falsely accused. Praise You for Jawahar's, his wife's, and the two other elders faith and steadfastness in You. Praise You for providing the financial assistance he and his family need, so that he can continue his kingdom service.Bring his persecutors to faith in You.InJesus
    Debbie D - USA
  • Dear Father, BLESS P. Jawahar & his family. Provide the help he needs for his fines, & missed work. May the Word flourish to the prisoners he met. Thwart these hindu fanatics & police. Take away all power & fear they wield. Pour your Holy Spirit down & turn hearts to Jesus. May Jesus be glorified forevermore. We worship you Father in all things.
    SM D - USA
  • Father, you love pastor Jawahar and the believers deeply. Give them courage and strength to continue to follow Jesus fully. May many more people be drawn to Jesus in spite of intimidation. Give just what you know is best. Thank you. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father please defeat discouragment in Pastor Jawahar's life as he looks to Jesus.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • In the wonderful name of Jesus, our Heavenly Father, Jehovah Shalom, God of Peace, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Pastor Jawahar and family. We ask for spiritual and emotional peace. We ask for a hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Eternal Father, bless Pastor Jawahar and let him be careful for nothing but give thanks for everything that has happened. Provide for his needs according to Your riches and glory. Convict the police and Hindu fanatics of their unrighteousness. Open their hearts and minds to the truth and let them receive Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Amen
    Andre K - USA
  • Our Father, continue to show Pastor Jawahar Your love and compassion for him as he recovers from the unjust imprisonment he suffered. Let his experience give strength to others who are suffering persecution. Thank You for the funds being raised to pay back the debt and that are helping provide for his family. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Lord God, we thank You for Pastor Jawahar's service to You. We ask that You would make him wise as a serpent and innocent as a dove. We ask for grace and peace for his wife and family and rally believers to to come to his side as he faces stiff opposition to sharing the gospel. Grant believers boldness to declare boldly their love for Jesus, amen.
    Forrest B - USA
  • Father, I agree with my brother's confidence that he would not lose his faith or stop his kingdom service! In fact, may his faith grow exponentially through this, along with the faith of all his loved ones! TY that You have plans for him & that he would cross paths with all who are searching for You. We lift up the persecutors thattheymayhearYouIJN
    Lisa T - USA
  • Dear God, We pray for protection on Pastor Jawahar and thise in Christian community in India. May even their persecutors come to know Christ's love and redemption! Amen
    Robert M - USA
  • In the name of Jesus, our Heavenly Father, Redeemer, as brothers and sisters in Christ we praise You for faithfulness of Pastor Jawahar. We praise that he is chosen. We ask for a hedge of protection on him. We ask for angels direct from heaven to surround and minister to him. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Savior, we worship You! I pray for Pastor Jawahar and his family as they repay their debt for wrongful imprisonment. I pray for the evil in his community to be exposed for all to see and that it prompts changes for the better. I pray that Pastor Jawahar and his church and that they grow strong in faith, Lord. Pray for safety. In Your Son, Amen
    Connie A - USA
  • Father, I lift up Pastor Jawahar and his wife to you. I ask you to help them stay focused on what is important, strengthen them. I pray you provide for them and see that you have not forsaken them. Lord, speak to the hearts of those who did this; open their eyes to the truth of your love for them. Strengthen the church and rebuke the spirit of fear.
    polly c - USA
  • Oh precious Lord, have mercy on this family. Grant that they should be blessed openly in the sight of all the unbelievers, make them bold, brave and excited to share Your word. In Jesus name I pray, Amen
    MARANATHA!
    Della H - USA
  • Father, Pastor Jawahar is in need to pay his debt and continue on in his faith. You are a God of provision and care for His children. May You stand in the gap for Pastor Jawahar that he would know You are there and at work in his life to strengthen his faith and move forward in his spiritual walk. In Jesus name, Amen.
    Bruce B - USA
  • Father, I pray for Pastor Jawahar, please give him strength and help him to endure this trial. Watch over his family and provide for them. For the Hindu people Lord, I pray they will challenge their beliefs and that many would surrender to Jesus. In Jesus name, amen.
    Nancy H - USA
  • Lord thank you for the release of your son. Thank you for spearing him. Provide for him and his family that they may pay this loan off and have enough to care for themselves. Strengthen him and his family to keep spreading your word and love. May they never be discouraged. Amen
    Ajanigo O - USA
  • Father, thank you for brother Jawahar's faith and his steadfast perseverance in the face of much opposition. We pray for the salvation of those who are persecuting him and that they would repent of their wickedness and restore the money that has been unjustly taken from this dear brother, in Christ's name we pray, amen.
    Matthew E - USA
  • Lord, continue to provide for the financial needs of Pastor Jawahar due to his imprisonment. Move on his persecutors to repent and turn to Christ.

    Matthew 5:44 - But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
    Nellie H - USA
  • Lord God, thank You for this good outcome! Thank You for encouraging the pastor's faith while he was in prison. Lord, we pray for the radical Hindus to find that You alone are King of Kings and Lord of Lords! I pray this persecution of Christians in India will stop.
    Jocelyn L - USA
  • God, I lift up Pastor Jawahar & his wife up to You in prayer, as they are facing hardship & persecution for telling others about Jesus. I thank You for his release, and for the assistance provided in paying the fines. I pray You would strengthen & encourage this dear brother, and his wife, as they continue serving You, in a nation hostile to the Gospel
    Curtis M - USA
  • Father, thank You that no serious physical harm came to Pastor and his elders. We also thank You that is is getting help in paying the fine, as well as care for his family. You are the Good Shepherd and You care for Your sheep in everything. Bless those who have assisted him. Father, we also ask that the Hindu fanatics might come to seek the Savior
    Gail M - USA
  • Lord provide for Pastor Jawahar and defend him with justice. Bring about repentance and salvation to those persecuting him. Provide physically, mentally and spiritually for him and his family. Let their minds have peace which passes all understanding as they trust you. You are trustworthy and full of power, compassion and justice. Defend them.
    Atacy U - USA
  • Lord protect and preserve this family and keep them safe by day and night. Amen
    Margaret D - USA
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