Lerm and Dow are rebuilding their life after being evicted from their village.
Lerm and Dow are rebuilding their life after being evicted from their village.
Mar. 16, 2023 | Laos

Family, Village Drive Away Christians

[151] prayers in [10] nations have been posted for Lerm and Dow.

On April 4, 2022, Lerm and his wife, Dow, accepted Christ and started to attend church. A few months later, Dow’s father, who was the head of a nearby village in their province in northern Laos, found out and demanded that they renounce Christ. When they refused, he used his influence to have them evicted from their village and took away the income and food supplies they usually earned from farm work. Lerm asked his own father to take them in but was rejected because his father feared losing his government job. Lerm, Dow, and their children lost everything when they were evicted. They now live in a temporary hut on the land of another Christian brother, but their faith has remained strong.

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  • Father God, thank you for the strong faith of Lerm and Dow in you. Please help them to find a more suitable home for them and their children. Thank you for the Christian brother who has given them shelter in a temporary hut on his land. Lord, may you bring dreams & visions of You to all those who persecute them. In the mighty name of Jesus. Amen.
    Linda R - Australia
  • 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
  • O Lord, how I praise you for Lerm and Dow's faith remaining strong in the midst of being evicted from their village. This is a testimony to your work in salvation! Thank you for the provision through the Christian brother, yet may you lead this family to a new home and means of making a living. Open the eyes of their families that they may repent. Amen
    Diana F - USA
  • Lord, thank you for the inspiration of Lerm and Dow and their commitment to you despite extreme difficulty. You are their Father, and we ask you to provide and help them. Strengthen their faith and help them persevere. Protect and encourage them, and may their faith in you be a witness to those who watch and bring many to a saving faith in Jesus.
    Jackie V - USA
  • In the name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah El Elom, God eternal, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for Your eternal love for Lerm and Dow. We ask for provision, for a hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to surround and minister to them. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • I have added Lerm and Dow to my prayer list.
    Clint D - USA
  • Father God, I thank you for the strong faith of Lerm and Dow. Please continue to give them hope and joy in Jesus Christ. I pray that you would shower blessings of grace and mercy down upon them. I pray that you would provide everything they need and that they would give you all the glory. I pray that many will see your faithfulness to them and believe.
    Julia F - USA
  • Father, thank You for our brother in Christ for providing Lerm and Dow with a temporary place to live. Bless him for his willingness to risk his own well-being and step out in faith to provide for others in the household of faith. Lerm and Dow have many needs, including permanent housing and employment. Provide open doors for both as they obey Jesus.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Father, thank You for the faith on which Lerm and Dow have stood under the duress in which they live. May You provide for all their needs and may they see Your hand at work in their lives to build their faith. May love and forgiveness for those who oppose them be first and foremost on their minds. May Your Spirit's power lead them. In Jesus, Amen.
    Bruce B - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for Lerm and Dow and their willingness to follow You despite being rejected by their families and at the cost of being evicted from their village. I pray that You would strengthen them in their faith each and provide for all of their need, demonstrating that You are faithful and mighty to save. May their fathers come to know Jesus.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Father, provide for Lerm and Dow for a home and work and especially that they have all they need to grow in grace and knowledge in You. Bless them in such a way that their families see and know that only You could have given them such favor. May they feel convicted of their wicked treatment of them and repent so they come to know You as Savior.
    janie b - USA
  • Gracious Lord God, thank You that Lerm and Dow have trusted Jesus and their faith is strong, even in difficult circumstances. Please help them to shine Your light. May others see their faithfulness and desire to know more. Soften the heart of Dow's father and others who have cast them out. Provide for all their needs better than before, to Your glory.
    Jean S - Canada
  • Dear Father please provide for Lerm and Dow and help them be strong in the face of persecution especially from Dow's family. Give them Your Holy Spirit to teach them, help them and nourish them in their new Faith. Please provide Christian friends to encourage them and embrace these budding Christians. In your Name Jesus I pray.
    Laurie T - USA
  • Father, thank you for strong commitment of this young couple. Provide their needs as they now live in a hut on the land of another Christian brother. I pray for Dow's father, that he would see the change in their lives and be touched their witness and faithfulness to You.
    Betty D - USA
  • Father, I pray that they will never look back & may they find peace & even joy in Your presence. May this grow & permeate their children also. Speak to the hearts of the families. May they be softened & turned toward You. Blessings of every kind to Lerm & Dow as You supply all their needs acc to Your riches in Christ Jesus. Grow their faith ev str
    Lisa T - USA
  • In the power of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Tsidkenu, God of Righteousness, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Lerm and Dow. We ask for provision, a hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to surround and minister tothem. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • I thank you for provision coming for this couple in abundance! Bless and protect them 100x's over! Give them clarity and vision in Jesus name.
    Jeneva B - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray for Lerm and Dow and their children. Please provide an adequate home for them and means to earn a living. I pray for their father. Break down barriers that keep him from seeing the truth of the Good News.
    Rosalind T - USA
  • Father bless and provide for every need of Lerm and Dow. Lord, may his father not give into fear but rather trust Christ for salvation and provision. Lord may many in the government be saved and those policies changed so that believers can worship freely. May Lerm and Dow's testimony bring others to faith.
    scott L - USA
  • Thank you for providing a place for your children Lord. Let their whole family come to repentance and salvation in Christ Jesus.
    Margaret D - USA
  • Jesus you see and know everything this family as been and is going though, Lord open the windows of heaven and bless & provide for them, have mercy on their families, I pray they soon will come to know you as Lord. Bless the brother that gave them a place on his land, help them both to stay strong & trust you always. Help Lord, Help. Amen
    Jacqueline B - USA
  • Lord I pray for Lerm and Dow. Strength them in their faith. Protect them from more abuses. Provide for all their needs. Use them for your glory. Fill them with your Holy Spirit. Don't let them be discouraged due to this hard trial. Listen to their prayers. Amen.
    Cristian G - Colombia
  • Lord God, thank You for saving Lerm and Dow. Please supply their and their children's every need. May the hearts of the fathers turn to their children. Please restore all Lerm and Dow have lost. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Abba,
    Comfort with your grace, Lerm and Dow who are experiencing the hatred and intolerance of their faith by their family and village and give them the grace and strength to face whatever trials come their way. Forgive those who persecute them and open their hearts to receive the holy spirit. I ask this in your holy name Jesus Christ. Amen
    Judith B - USA
  • Avi Ad! I thank you that You are teaching them Your will and lead on firm footing closer and closer to You. May they live in continuous confident dependence on You that their godliness will precede them and Your glory will follow them. In Yeshua's name
    Randal A - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I praise You and thank You for the firm faith of Lerm and Dow. I pray Your provision for them as they work to rebuild their lives in a new village. I pray their steadfast faith with lead Lerm's father and others to know Christ as Savior and Lord. Thank you for the Christian brother who has taken them in.
  • Father God, please bless Lerm, Down, and their family and give them what they need each day with the promise that YOU will provide. May their faith increase, knowing that this world is "temporary" and their is a happy eternity in Your kingdom for those who believe in JESUS. May their unbelieving family and the government be convicted of their sins.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father, hear our prayers in Jesus' name for Lerm and Dow. Reward their faith and endurance richly with your presence and comfort, and meet the daily needs of the family. Soften the hearts of their families and provide a secure long-term home I ask. I pray that, in your mighty power, you will overrule the authorities so that persecution will end.
    Paul J - United Kingdom
  • We thank You Lord Jesus for Lerm and Doe. We ask for Your continuing grace in their lives. May those who oppress and persecute them hear Your Holy Spirit call them to repentance and salvation. Provide a new home and employment for Lerm and Dow. In Your name we pray Amen.
    Marita J - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Lerm, Dow, their children & the believer they're staying with: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them. May they stay strong & united in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. I praise You for their faith! Bring their families, particularly Dow's dad, to repentance, faith & reconciliation. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
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