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Aug. 10, 2023 | Benin

BENIN - Pastor's Wife Killed by Islamists

[166] prayers in [9] nations have been posted for Pastor Amadin.

Pastor Amadin leads a church in a Muslim community in northern Benin. Three Islamic extremists visited his house while he was away and his children were in school. The men attacked his wife with acid, pouring it into her eyes and forcing her to drink it. When neighbors heard her screaming, they rushed to the house, and the attackers fled. Pastor Amadin’s wife was taken to the hospital but died three weeks later. Her funeral took place on May 19, 2023. Front-line workers ask for prayers for Pastor Amadin and his children as they grieve.

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  • I pray Lord Jesus for the pastor and his children for you to comfort them as they grieve. I pray your protection and emboldenment of them. Let this story only further the spread of the gospel. I pray many come to salvation especially the attackers who injured his wife and responsible for her death. May this make all persecution stop. In Jesus name amen
    Eric D - USA
  • Father, continue to give comfort and strength to Pastor Amadin and his family. Please protect this family from evil. May many, including the attackers, be convicted of sin and draw them into a saving relationship with Jesus. Thank you.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Dear Jesus, I pray that you would comfort Pastor Amadin and his children as only You can. May those who murdered his wife and caused her suffering repent of their evil and turn to serve You. May the suffering of this precious woman not be in vain.
    Patrecia J - USA
  • Lord, fulfill for Pastor Amadin and his family Your Word in 1 Peter 5:10-11 But may You, God of all grace, who called us to Your eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after they have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle this family. To You Father, Son, and Holy Ghost be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. In Jesus name. Amen.
    Sarah A - USA
  • Dear Lord Jesus Christ, please protect Your people from their enemies, please give them everything they need on this earth and in this life while they're on their way to meet You!
    christine s - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father, my first response was payback for this horrible torture. But instead, l ask that these men realize the pain they inflicted and have remorse for their sin. When they know Who You Are and the torture Christ went through, Amadin's wife's suffering will count for the glory of the Lord. Comfort, protect Amadin's family in JesusAmen
    Peggy A - USA
  • Lord Jesus, I pray for Pastor Amadin and his children as they grieve the loss of their wife and mother. Holy Spirit comfort their hearts in a way only You can. I pray for the salvation of those who perpetrated this horrendous act that they would turn from sin to You. In Jesus name, amen.
    Susan H - USA
  • Father, we mourn the loss of Pastor Amadin's wife and mother to their children. It's difficult to grasp the depth of their grief, so we ask that Your Holy Spirit comfort their hearts and provide a measure of consolation, as only He can. Strengthen and encourage Pastor Amadin as he faces the challenge of raising their children in the Lord Jesus Christ.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Father, words cannot express the grief this family is going through. Please be with them in their grief. Let this strengthen them and give them even more determination to stand and serve you. Let there be forgiveness. We pray for Justice for this family, but also salvation for these attackers and others in this village. In Jesus Name Amen.
    Rebecca S - USA
  • Dear LORD,

    Please guard this man's heart and mind during this time. I pray his wife was saved and that he can rejoice in the belief that she is with You. I pray that he would continue to rejoice in Your salvation and not lose sight of the blessed hope. I pray the persecutors would repent of their sins. I pray this in LORD Jesus Christ's name, amen.
    Devin C - USA
  • In the saving name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah El Roi, God Who sees. as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You that Pastor Amadin fixes his eyes on Jesus. We ask of provision , a head of protection, angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to him. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we pray for Pastor Amadin and his family. We pray for Your peace and love be upon them. We pray for others to surround him and his family with encouragement and support. Lord Jesus, bring these attackers to repentance of this heinous sin and come to faith in Christ. In Jesus name, the love of God the fellowship of Holy Spirt Amen.
    Alvin A - USA
  • Dear Father, what a horrific scene of pastor Amadin's wife being tortured by these extremists and surely Lord Jesus you were reaching out to her to come finally to be with You but pastor Amadin and his children are grief stricken and need an outpouring of comfort, grace and peace that is otherworldly as a testimony to to them of Your presence and power
    Forrest B - USA
  • In the saving power of Jesus, our Heavenly Father, Yeshua, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Pastor Amadin. We ask for comfort, for a hedge of protection, and angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to him. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • And in nothing terrified by your adversaries which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation and that of God
    Clint D - USA
  • Dear brother in Christ- I pray that you will feel the love and grace of Jesus. He holds you in his hand. Matthew 16:18, "I will build this church and the gates of hell will not stand against it." Stay strong. Jesus is coming back soon. Your reward is great in heaven.
    Susan R - USA
  • Lord, we grieve with Pastor Amadin and his family. Please comfort them and provide hope and healing. In their sorrow remind them of your love and grace and the hope of eternity. Bring other believers around them for support and care. Grant them peace and the power to forgive this great wrong, knowing that you are the Judge. Holy Spirit, come near.
    Jackie V - USA
  • Lord, I pray for this precious man and his children after the passing away of his wife. How awful to have that happened to the mother and wife of this family. I pray for unusual peace over this family in the face of this tragedy. I pray for protection as well. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • God I pray with sadness for Pastor Amadin's wife. I pray for justice that You may hold the attackers accountable and they may repent and ask You for forgiveness. I pray that you bless the deceased wife richly in heaven. I pray for comfort and strength for the family and that they may trust Your plan. In Jesus name Amen
    Allison S - USA
  • Lord I pray for Pastor Amadin and I pray for his children as they cry and grieve and mourn. Lord I pray for justice for the attackers and I pray they would come to know You and repent. I pray for You to do what only You can do in the situation and comfort and help with Amadin and his family. I pray that they would stay strong and be unified as a family
    Joy H - USA
  • Father please help this family to heal, and to forgive this great wrong. May they draw strength form Jesus who has gone before them.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • Lord, hear our weeping as we grieve with Pastor Amadin and his children. I can only imagine their pain. Be their refuge; may they know there are brothers and sisters in Christ praying and caring for them. Keep Amadin strong in ministering the word as your Spirit leads him. Let his faith be a testament to the grace of Christ in his life. Amen.
    Diana F - USA
  • In the interceding name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, El Shama, God Who hears, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness of Pastor Amadin and family. We ask they continue to watch and pray, for a hedge of protection, angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Father, I pray You continue to minister to Pastor Amadin and his children through the Holy Spirit as only You can. May he feel the love and support of fellow believers during this time. I pray a hedge of protection around him and his family while at the same time giving him boldness.
    scott L - USA
  • Lord, only You can heal the crushing pain that this family feels right now. Bless them in the name of Jesus.
    Alison M - USA
  • Heavenly Father, God thank you for the Christians in Bernin. Please send the Holy Spirit to help Pastor Amadin and his children. Give them safety, positive support and your own special Justice.
    Pam W - USA
  • King Jesus I commit Pastor Amadin and children to your embrace and ask for rapid healing physical, emotional and spiritual , cover them under your protective wings, and grant courage to persevere despite provocation, be their helper always, console them always, help them to continue their walk of faith be their guard and guide thru life
    Joyce D - United Kingdom
  • Father, please heal the broken hearts of this family because of the loss of wife and mother, so tragically. May the offenders be one to Christ because of the steadfastness of this pastor, kiss, family and congregants. Father, please, for my hedge of protection, around this family, and all the congregants, as they continue fearlessly and boldly to do th
    Jennie P - USA
  • Father, I can't imagine the pain my brother and his children are enduring! Comfort to their souls in ways that amaze them. Show them Your love in new depths. Be with them as they cry. Give them the Psalms to guide them to give You their anguish. Bring believers to their lives to encourage them. Remind them their wifemom is with You. Keep them safe!
    Lydia S - Uganda
  • Merciful Father, please grant Your comfort and strength through Christ to pastor Amadin and his children as they endure this unspeakable grief and pain. Plead their cause for justice. Please continue to provide for their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs and healing. Protect other believers in Benin as they seek to glorify Your name
    Julie C - USA
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