Confiscation of family registration books is a common tactic used against Christians.
Confiscation of family registration books is a common tactic used against Christians.
Feb. 08, 2024 | Laos

Former Soldier Sacrifices Pension, Remains Faithful

[161] prayers in [8] nations have been posted for Phet and his family.

Phet, 71, and his wife placed their trust in Christ in 2005. As a veteran of the Laotian army with more than 30 years of service, Phet is entitled to a government pension but was denied it. The commander said he would approve the pension if Phet would recant his faith. Phet answered, “My family and I, we already accepted Christ, and we could not turn back to worship the ghost spirits any longer.” His wife and children agreed, saying, “God, our Father, will take care of us.” Phet’s family experienced increasing persecution in their village, and the police took their family registration book, which holds important records such as birth and marriage certificates, educational records, and work permits. In 2010, they moved to live near a married daughter in another province. The loss of the pension has left the family impoverished, but they have experienced peace in trusting the Lord.

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  • Father continue to grant your peace to this family. As they reflect on Jesus' love this Easter may they find strength to continue to walk with you.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous. - Proverbs 13:21 YLT. Father we ask that you repay this faithful family.
    Rob N - USA
  • And he said to them, Verily I say to you, that there is not one who left house, or parents, or brothers, or wife, or children, for the sake of the reign of God,who may not receive back manifold more IN THIS TIME, and in the coming age, life age-during.' - Luke 18:29-30 YLT.
    Rob N - USA
  • In the merciful name of Jesus, our heavenly Father Elohim Chassedi, God of mercy, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for justice, compassion and mercy of Phet and family. We ask for justice and mercy, hedge of protection, and angels direct from heaven to encamp around and miniser to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear family in Christ, I pray for your provision, strength, joy, and ability to stay strong in the adversity. May God keep you in His hand. Please take comfort in knowing that Jesus is coming back. Remember that all believers are fighting a battle that He's already won. Stay strong.
    Susan R - USA
  • Dear Jesus, thank you for such a man of honor as Phet. You know his years of service. Please reward him and may his superior officers repent of the wrong they have done to him. May many turn to you because of this faithful servant, Phet. Bless his entire family and provide for them in their old age!
    Patrecia J - USA
  • In the strong Jesus, our heavenly Father, El Sali, God of strength, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for Phet and family. We praise You that they are strong and work. We ask for a hedge of protection, angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Holy Father God. We lift up brother Phet and his family to Your throne of grace. Lord, bless them with Your peace and strength them to continue the good fight. Use them to share gospel and point others to Christ as our only hope and salvation. In the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the great love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit Amen.
    Alvin A - USA
  • Protection over my brother's and sister's in Christ . I pray that they will not throw away their confidence which has a great reward. Give them endurance in their poverty and relief in it.
    Sylvia L - USA
  • Lord God, I honor your presence in Phet and his family. Hebrews 10:32-35. Thank you that they have joyfully accepted the plundering of their property because they know that they have a better possession. I pray that they will not throw away their confidence which has a great reward. Give them endurance in their poverty and relief in it.
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Thank you for providing peace for Phet. Please give them guidance on how to best live for you in their new location. Please provide for their needs, Lord.
    emily g - USA
  • In the gracious name of Jesus, heavenly Father, El Shaddai, God Almighty, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You that Phet and family belong to You. We ask for provision, a hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to encamp around and minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • O Lord our God and Provider, where this world unrighteously denies well-being to its members, You provide and provide abundantly. Allow Phet and his family the peace of receiving their daily bread, and may there lives be a testimony to those who inflicted injustice on them. Amen.
    Joan B - USA
  • Father God, you are Jehovah Jireh. You own the cattle on a thousand hills. Please provide this family with everything they need and more. Help them to have so much abundance that they are able to share with others. In this way, exalt your holy name amongst the people in Laos so that they may see and believe in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Julia F - USA
  • Father, many would say this is not fair and is not right; and that is the truth. But Father, you see this, and you will right the wrong. I pray you work a miracle for this family and supply all their needs. You are the waymaker; move Holy Spirit. Help them forgive and look to you. Open a door; speak to the hearts of those who oppose them. In Jesus name
    Polly C - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Phet, his family & other believers in Laos: 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! As You saved Phet's family, so save many other Lao families. And so may all Laos be saved. In Jesus' Name. Am
    Lisa D - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Phet, his family & other believers in Laos: 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! Through saving families like Phet's, save all Laos, particularly those in Phet's village. In Jesus' Name. Ame
    Lisa D - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Phet, his family & other believers in Laos: 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! Through families like Phet's, may all Laos be saved & particularly Phet's village. In Jesus' Name. Amen.

    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord,
    Thank You for Phet and his family and their willingness to follow You despite the loss of his pension and the persecution by police. We ask that You provide for their every need and that they may grow closer to You each day. May their bold witness lead many to Christ, as they show that following You is worth any cost.
    Lysander S - USA
  • Dear Father, restore to Phet & his family a way to provide for their needs. I ask that his pension be returned, but if that is not your plan, show them the way you have planned for them. Lead them to the place you have prepared. May their faith continue to grow & spread to others. Holy Spirit, rain down on Laos & make it your home. Bless & keep them.
    Shelly D - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Phet, his family & other believers in Laos: 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! As You reached Phet's family, reach many other Lao families. And so may all Laos be saved. Amen.

    Lisa D - USA
  • Thank You for this family's strong faith and their example of trusting and depending fully on You. Increase their faith to withstand Satan's attacks. Thank You for the peace You have given them. Lord, keep them strong. Thank You for their example in the midst of suffering. Amen.
    joey S - USA
  • Dear Lord, we thank you for Phet & his family to continue to follow You despite persecution, removal of funds and poverty. Please help them to love others in their dire circumstances to show Your power in their life. Help them to live, love and serve like Jesus so that others may come to know the gospel, believe and accept Jesus as their Lord & Savior!
    Donna H - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Phet, his family & other believers in Laos: 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! As You saved Phet's family, so save many other Lao families. And so may all Laos be saved. In Jesus' Name. Am
    Lisa D - USA
  • Lord, praise to Your name for strengthening Phet and his family. I beg you, bring about abundance in their lives. You promised to be provider and to bring your afflicted children to a spacious place. Do that now for Phet and his family! Bring them to a church where they can be encouraged. Bring salvation to the village leaders who persecuted them.
    Lydia S - Uganda
  • Dear Heavenly Father I amen these previous prayers. I pray Your provision over them again. You are Jehovah-Jireh & You restore what the locust has eaten in Jesus' Name! They have taken their stand for You. Now let all who see them know there is a God who provides all their need. May all who see this repent & be saved. In Jesus' Gracious Name amen.
    Johnathan K - USA
  • Father, thank you for your great love for Phet and his family. Please continue to provide for and protect them. Please restore their paperwork records to them. May they continue to grow in faith, trust Jesus fully, and let the Spirit live in and through them each moment. Thank you. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Dear Lord, Thank you for the strong faith and trust shown by Phet and his family. Let the peace they have found in you continue to grow and spread to others through their example. May we too be inspired to hold You most worthy and greater than any earthly possession or comfort, and may we give generously to our fellow believers. In Thy name, Amen.
    Susan B - USA
  • Dear Lord, I pray You would strengthen and make all provisions for Phet and his family. May a special blessing be upon him and his family for their faithfulness to You. In Jesus' Name, Amen.
    Dara W - USA
  • Father, please make a way for Phet and his family where there seems to be no way to prosper and live in peace. Open floodgates of provision through unexpected channels of blessing. Provide for their every need, including medical care. Cause the Body of Christ to rally in their care and support. Work miracles of provision through fellowship.Amen!
    Danae V - USA
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