A woman happily accepts a Bible given to her by a pastor in Sri Lanka.
A woman happily accepts a Bible given to her by a pastor in Sri Lanka.
Jun. 19, 2015 | Sri Lanka

Pray for a Pastor Who Was Threatened and Beaten

[426] prayers in [26] nations have been posted for Pastor.

Two men abducted a Sri Lankan pastor on May 24 and threatened to kill him if he didn’t beg forgiveness for his Christian activities. They eventually took the pastor to a remote location, where they beat him and threatened to destroy his church. The pastor filed a police report, but the men have not been caught.

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  • Father God, I ask that you turn these lies back on to the ungodly and that they will "beg forgiveness" from JESUS who is willing that no one perish. Please embolden the believers there and heal them of their wounds for Christ. Let Your love pour over them greatly Father. I praise You for the believers in Sri Lanka. Thank You, Father.
    Kathy G - USA
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    Carla M - USA
  • Dear Lord, this man heeds your help and your healing touch, not only physically but spiritually. Deliver him from fear and comfort him. Protect him and all others of your children there. Save the souls of the men who did this. PF
    Pamela F - USA
  • Dear Jesus, this faithful servant of Yours suffered greatly. It has almost been a year now since this violent event. Comfort and encourage this pastor not to grow weary. Increase his faith in You. Holy Spirit be present to comfort and heal him and his family and the local Christian community. Bring others to know You. Cause the violent to repent.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Please Father, help this world and it's residents. Be merciful and send a call of faith to all people who still know You not. Help this pastor in Sri Lanka meet his needs. Strenghten him and comfort him. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Heavenly Father Heal and comfort this pastor in Sri Lanka from his injuries and give the means and drive to continue preaching the gospel. Bring these men to conviction, not just for their crime but for their hatred for Christ. I pray that they would repent and come to know Jesus through this pastor. Protect this pastor's church.
    Joan B - USA
  • Father, thank You for the faithfulness of this believer. Help him to heal physically, emotionally, and mentally. Please comfort and encourage him and let him see that You have not forgotten him. Help him to forgive his attackers and I pray that his life would be an example to those who don't know you and that many would come to know Jesus.
    Roma K - USA
  • Lord I lift up this faithful brother to you. Lord heal his wounds and bring peace to his heart. Fill him with your Holy Spirit and give him your power to continue preaching your gospel that Jesus saves. In Jesus name Amen
    Bob T - USA
  • Remember the pastor for Your Namesake, Lord. Amen.
    Everett T - USA
    Please Protect this Precious Christian, Pastor. Shield him, FATHER . Surround him with YOUR fiercest of angels. Give him favor to resume his Ministry in Peace and help him to establish YOUR Covenant in the Earth and win many souls. Liberate,Strengthen, Teach, Encourage,Comfort and HEAL him and his family. IN JESUS' NAME. AMEN.
    Doris G - USA
    I Pray for this Precious Christian ,who is bringing Honor to YOUR NAME. Liberate and Enable him to reach and win MILLIONS of souls !! Strengthen and surround him with YOUR fiercest angels. Bless him and his family. Start a revival in his land through him, Protect him always FATHER ! IN JESUS' NAME AMEN.
    Doris G - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father, I praise and thank You for this pastor. May he continue to heal and thank You for his life. Bless him with all grace and strength in the Holy Spirit. Forgive those who assaulted him and bring them to know Your truth. I ask that You protect all Christians in Sri Lanka and keep them strong in faith. In Jesus name, Amen
    Jacqueline H - USA
  • Give him your strength and resolve, Oh King!
    mark m - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father, Please help those in need, who are trying to spread your Word. Please grant them protection from persecution so that Your Word may reach the far corners of the Earth. We need You to return to restore Earth to the Paradise it was meant to be. Please help and protect anyone , as they do Your will. In Jesus' name, I pray- Amen
    Andrea K - USA
  • Abba Father I bring this pastor before You asking for Your continual provision of protection. In Jesus name I pray amen.
    Carol P - USA
  • Lord, thank you for sparing this man's life. Further your work in his hands. Guard his heart from bitterness and fear. Fill him with your love, not just for your people but for his enemies. I pray that the men who beat him would come under the conviction of your Holy Spirit and repent before you. Watch over this flock and keep their hearts true.
    Renee W - USA
  • Father, I pray for this brother and his family as he suffers persecution for being a christian leader. Father, make him strong in this time. Father, may his church support him as he seeks to lead. O Father, send Your protection. This I do pray. Amen
    joey S - USA
  • Father, I pray you would convict the hearts of the men who did this evil. I pray you would pour out your Spirit upon the people of this area and that many would accept your Son. I pray you would strengthen this pastor and restore his faith and joy in you. Use him to reach out and share the gospel. Bless him and give him boldness to stand.
    polly c - USA
  • Father, heal this mighty man of God, work mighty miracles through his hands, strengthen his resolve & cover him with Your blood. You know where and who these men are, arrest them and deal with them according to Your law. In Jesus' Name Amen.
    Brenda T - USA
  • Dear Jesus thank you for protecting this pastor and we pray that no harm will come to him or his flock and keep there dwelling safe. Oh King of the Universe Alice T. USA
    Alice T - USA
  • Lord Jesus, please bring these men to justice and to conversion of heart and soul. May they experience Your mercy as St. Paul did on the road to Damascus. May Your amazing and infinite love win their hearts so may join the ranks of Your faithful warriors. Amen.
    Grace J - USA
  • Dear Father, Thank You for this faithful brother who was beaten. We thank You that he is still alive. Please heal his physical and emotional injuries and give him grace and courage to continue to share his faith. Please help his family. Help each of them and keep them safe. Encourage their hearts. May they know we love them and pray for them.
    Marilyn F - USA
  • Lord, heal this pastors injuries. Let him feel your peace and embolden him to continue his work. Protect him from attacks by the evil one. Send your Holy Spirit to convict his attackers & bring them to salvation. Pour out your Holy Spirit on Sri Lanka and bring a bountiful harvest into your kingdom.
    JEAN H - USA
  • Father, thankyou for this pastor and protect him against any threats to end his witnessing. Please bless his efforts at helping others learn about You. Bless him with whatever is needed in his ministry. Please protect his church and flock. Strengthen his faith and courage. Thankyou Fathet. Amen
    Sharon P - USA
  • Father God, I lift this Pastor up in prayer that you bless him with justice. Continue to bless this Pastor and continue to use him to do Your will. I pray that you bless him abundantly and with strength and courage to continue on and know that You are there with him. I ask that you protect this Pastor and continue to guide him and his family. Amen
    Ruthy T - USA
  • Father, I pray your blessing and protection for this brave pastor, that he would not be discouraged by this trauma, but will rejoice that he has been found worthy to suffer for Christ's sake. I pray that the men who beat him will be apprehended and brought to justice, and for Sri Lankans to receive the Gospel through the ministry of pastors like him.
    Catherine P - USA
  • Lord continue to bless this pastor who is standing in the name of JESUS. It takes mighty faith for one to stand even through so many threats and pain. I pray you continue to give the pastor the strength he needs to continue to preach your gospel throughout Sri lanka. I also ask that the men who beat and persecuted him give their life to CHRIST also.
    Shelia M - USA
  • Dear Lord, thank You for this pastor's witness. Please help him to move on from this incident without fear but with your peace, and let that be a witness to those around him.
    Andrea R - USA
  • Father give the Pastor the grace & courage to fear the Creator & not the Created in Jesus Name
    Ibironke A - Nigeria
  • Dear heavenly father, please be with our brother in Sri Lanka. Fill him with your holy spirit and give him peace that passes all understanding. Lord convict the hearts of the men who committed this crime and speak to their hearts to repent and give their lives to you Lord. May this brother be able to forgive them also. In your Holy name, Amen
    Wanita G - USA
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