The Christian parents of these girls were also arrested.
The Christian parents of these girls were also arrested.
Jun. 09, 2017 | Eritrea

Pray for Christians Arrested for Their Faith

[304] prayers in [21] nations have been posted for Eritrean Christians.

Eritrean security officers have arrested all members of the Kale Hiwot church in Adiquala, near the Ethiopian border. Among those arrested were 12 children, the youngest of whom is just 2 months old. The Christians were reportedly picked up one by one from their homes. Please pray for these dear brothers and sisters, especially the children. Pray that they will sense God’s presence in jail, knowing that Christians around the world are praying for them, and that they will be freed soon.

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  • Father thank You for the Christians in Eritrea. I pray for those brothers and sisters who are in jail because they love You. I pray for their immediate releases and pray that their children and family would be loved and cared for during this time. Please be a provider and protector to Christians in jails and especially their children.
    Kia W - USA
  • Our Father, please help in Adiquala. Release Your People, in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
    Merike O - Finland
  • Lord, thank you for the gift and blessing of joining with the church in all ages in praying for Eritrean Christians! Send love, Lord. Speak peace. Instill hope and joy and love into the hearts of Eritrean parents and Eritrean children.
    Linda D - Korea, South
  • Father thank you because you are not late and you are faithful to do that which you ALONE can do. We bless your holy name for your presence in the lives of these ones and their safe and unconditional release in Jesus name
    funke a - Nigeria
  • God I pray for the Christians in Eritrea under persecution that even as they are under arrest that they will remember that they are free in spirit and you have broken all the chains that hold them down. Lord I pray for safety, especially for the children who are also under the authority of the security officers and that you will convict their hearts.
    Kaleb N - Germany
  • Our heavenly Father, as brothers and sisters in Christ we intercede for these Eritrean believers knowing that Yours is the kingdom and You restore all. On this day when we remember Christ's sacrifice we ask for a hedge of protection and angels from heaven to minister to those in need. In the name of Jesus. Amen.
    Gary F - USA
  • We do pray for these believers, especially the children. We put them in the arms of Jesus this very day and believe as we pray God is sending his angels around them to guard and protect them body, mind and spirit.
    Kathleen R - USA
  • Dear God You warned that whoever harmed one of Your little ones would suffer greatly. Roll up Your sleeve and make bare Your mighty arm on behalf of these children. Protect and defend them from evil. Grant them and their parents Your peace in the midst of this situation. Comfort them and their parents with Your peace and hope. Reunite the families.
    Antoinette D - USA
  • Dear Lord, I pray for Your supernatural help to come to the members of the Kale Hiwot Church of Adinquala. I pray that you protect the children from abuse. Please allow these families to be reunited very soon, and I pray that because of their boldness in Jesus, many guards, prisoners, and neighbors will come to accept Jesus. In Christ's name, amen.
    Tricia G - USA
  • Dear Lord, thank you for always being with us. I pray for healing for those persecuted and forced to flee homes, comfort for family and friends of those lost or injured, security for those sharing You despite threats, and salvation to those who are persecuting your Church. I pray Your light would shine for many to see through these trials. Amen
    Olga G - USA
  • I pray Father God for our sisters & brothers from the Kale Hiwot church, that You strengthen their faith & unity, protect them, for abundant provision for them, for You to shower them with Your love, joy & peace, that the officers & other Eritreans would come to Christ & worship with them, in Jesus' name! Amen!
    Sheela G - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we place our trust in You. You see these children of yours, you know what suffering they endure, and you care deeply about them. Please give them a deep sense of security and even joy in your presence as they await their freedom. May they remember your promises and encourage one another. Remind them of your great love for them.
    Jackie V - USA
  • My Child I am here for you. I know the desires of your heart. I know every intimate detail of your life. I am with you always. Don’t ever feel you are alone for I am with you till the end of your time. I will walk through the valley of death with you. Do not fear!
    Estelle S - USA
  • Lord, we ask for a miracle.
    Scott B - USA
  • Father, move on the behalf of these arrested. Please, have them released. may they feel your presence with them. WAtch over them while they wait upon you. comfort the hearts of the family members. Father, please, work a miracle and have them all released. Pour out your Spirit of conviction on those who persecute them, open their eyes to truth.
    polly c - USA
  • Lord protect your children that are suffering. Wrap your arms around them and be there comforter. Make them to sense that you are always near!! Amen
    Deidre S - USA
  • Father God, I pray for the release of the families arrested by the Eritrean security officers. Please help them to find favor in the officers eyes and work in the hearts of the officers so they would free these innocent people. Strengthen the faith of these people and comfort them as they go through this tough time. Help them to feel your presence.
    David A - USA
  • Dear Lord I pray for those who are stuck in the jail right now. I pray Lord that You would be keeping them safe and that they would feel Your presence so strongly it overwhelms them and satisfies their soul. Lord I pray for the little children to be protected and guarded from the evil around them, and for them to feel safe, secure and loved.
    Joy H - USA
  • Yes, Lord, we pray that these people will soon be released. Protect the fragile little ones and meet all needs for food and shelter. We pray this church will have sweet fellowship in jail, even as Paul and Silas worshipped you. We know you can do a similar miracle to release them if you choose.
    Brenda M - USA
  • Heavenly Father,
    I come against the senseless arrest of the members of the Kale Hiwot church and the 12 children. Cover them and keep them safe. Help them all to sense Your presence as a shield around them, and prick the hearts of those who hold them so that they are soon freed with no further mistreatment.
    Michelle B - USA
  • (cont'd) Let them return to their homes to find them intact, and I pray that the prays of brothers and sister in Christ all over the world will strengthen them to not lose heart. In Yeshua’s name, Amen .

    Michelle B - USA
  • Father, Your Son's ministry here on earth bears witness of Your affection for the most vulnerable, including children. I pray that You will extend compassion and grace to our Eritrean brothers, sisters and children imprisoned because of their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. May Your Holy Spirit encourage them and make them aware they are not forgotten.
    Patrick V - USA
  • I pray again for Eritrean, I pray again your Spirit upon this whole country. I pray again for a breakthrough upon the leaders of this nation. I pray for a breakthrough in their lives. I rebuke the powers of darkness in that country Spiritual wickedness in high places I through Jesus Christ rebuke you and cover Jesus lambs with His protection.
    Kim B - USA
  • Father God we pray for Christians in Eritrea who are facing persecution. Give them strength to persevere under those hardships. Let there be hope in their hearts. I ask all that in the name of Jesus Christ.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Please Lord Jesus, set Your people free. Please let them feel Your Presence and love. Bless the children and comfort them all. May hearts be changed in Eritrea. In Your Name. Thank You. Amen.
    Christienne D - USA
  • Oh Lord Jesus free these children of yours from the grip of these evil forces. May they be overwhelmed by your presence, May their persecutors be overwhelmed by your presence. In Jesus name amen.
    David H - USA
  • Father, I pray for these dear brothers and sisters, especially the children. I Pray that they will sense God’s presence in jail, knowing that Christians around the world are praying for them, and that they will be freed soon.
    Kate G - USA
  • Jesus I pray for the Christian's in jail. I pray that you would help them and give them peace. I pray that they would send your presence in the jail and that they would since the prayers of people. I pray that you would comfort them. Please free them soon Jesus.I pray that their faith would increase and that guards would be touched and other inmates.
    Amie H - USA
  • Father:

    I pray and plea for the Christians of Eritrea. Evil has come into their lives. Father give them the strength and courage to resist the evil ones of Eritrea. Father humble these cowardly officers for arresting innocent children. Teach them the love of Jesus. Send them to their knees that they beg for salvation for their unholy sins. .

    paul c - USA
    Please give these precious Believers favor , and surround them with YOUR Mighty angels . Comfort them, letting them know that YOU are with them! Spread YOUR HOLY LIGHT in this very dark area. Convict souls being used by the enemy, and send millions of Soul Winners to this region. IN JESUS' NAME , AMEN !!
    Doris G - USA
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