Pray for Believers Celebrating Christmas in Secret

While American Christians may take the ability to celebrate Christmas for granted, this isn’t the case for many Christians around the world. Believers in some places are restricted from worshiping publicly. In some regions, for example, converts from Islam must celebrate Christmas in secret to avoid triggering the anger of family or community members who might threaten their safety. In other places, Christmas is a reminder of great losses that believers have experienced due to their Christian faith.

"We waited for three years. This year Christmas will be very different because we have returned to our town Baghdeda, Qaraqosh. Being able to go to church and seeing that there are people who are celebrating Christmas is something great."

Merna
celebrating Christmas after being freed from ISIS
*Representative names and photos are sometimes used to protect identity.

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Openly Participating in Christmas Can be Difficult

For people in Nigeria, Christmas can be a reminder of the homes and villages they were chased out of by attacking militants. For North Koreans, Christmas is another time when their faith has to be whispered about in the shadows for fear of death. In Iraq, Christmas is a time of joyful return to homes, and a sobering realization of how much Christians have lost because of ISIS.

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I pray for my persecuted

I pray for my persecuted brothers and sisters around the globe that they will remain faithful and strong in the new year, and their light will continue shining brightly leading ever more people to Jesus Christ.
I love you and remember you in my prayers daily!

Curtis Moore

I pray for strong faith

I pray for strong faith and trust in God for all believers. For the strength of Jesus, courage, determination, boldness and spiritaul insight and wisdom. To be able to forgive instead if resent. For true understanding of challenging situations. To always remember the hope that goes beyond the hate.

Sharon

May the God of peace

May the God of peace supply your every need, according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Brothers and sisters, we are praying for you!

Jan Eric Kiele

Dear Ones, we pray with

Dear Ones, we pray with you and for you and know that such persecution will bring huge revival and spread the good news of Jesus. I expect it here in the U.S. soon. Jesus is with you!

Robin

Dear Brothers and Sisters in

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Please be encouraged in the precious name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. All praises be to Him!
Remember the words of our Savior when He said:
“…I will never leave you nor forsake you.” ( From
Hebrews 13:5). May the Lord strengthen you and
give you His peace. Amen.

Marion G. Southers, Jr.

I am standing with you

I am standing with you in prayer on your behalf. I am praying in my heart that you will be protected and be able to live your lives in peace protected and provided by our Creator GOD.

John Dimon

Dear brothers and sisters in

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ. I pray for you day and night that your faith should not falter and that the Lord helps you to recall scripture and pray in the Spirit.

Your struggles and victories are an inspiration to us all. I pray that you can continue to witness to those around you and that the Lord delivers you and sets you free. He knows that we are but flesh. May His strength sustain and comfort you.

In Christ,

Stanley Zantarski

Stanley Zantarski

Father above, thank you

Father above, thank you for the wonderful resilience and resolve that is being displayed by our brothers and sisters in China and elsewhere as they suffer shame, humiliation, and loss for your name’s sake.

Please give them the comforting grace they need at this hour. Use their faith in action to stir the Church worldwide! Our eyes are on You, and our hearts await your Coming, and the reconciliation of all things to Yourself. In the name of Christ our Lord. AMEN.

Drew

Thank you LORD for the

Thank you LORD for the unique opportunity given to our brothers and sisters in Christ who are being persecuted all over the world especially CHINA. I pray that you will uphold their faith in this trials and keep them steadfast always. You will provide for them and their dependants all they need now and always. These trials will be used to win more souls for Christ as their persecutors will be converted as is the case of Paul and Silas. In Jesus mighty name I pray.

Flora

my prayer for my christian

my prayer for my christian brothers and sisters is that Our God will give you strength and wisdom in this terrible time.

evelyn m.

May the love of Christ

May the love of Christ dwell deeply within your hearts this Christmas season no matter where you are. May you feel the presence of our Lord and the prayers of your brothers and sisters in Christ and know that you are not alone. True freedom is only found in Christ for whom the Son sets free is free indeed. Hallelujah, Jesus has conquered the grave and praise God that we are promised life eternal with Him!

Autumn

To all my brothers and

To all my brothers and sisters around the globe,especially in China,

I pray that even while you are going through all the persecution from your country,family and friends,I pray that you strength will found in Christ Jesus our Lord and saviour and that His love for you will sustain you in times of trials and tribulations.

Little children, you are from God and have
overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. -1 John 4:4

Merry Christmas in advance!

Angie C.

I pray God who indwells

I pray God who indwells you in His fullness, Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Romans 8:9-11) fills you with His fruit of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23) and gives you His wisdom so you can overcome every attack of the devil. I further pray He makes His presence tangible, strengthening and comforting to you.
In Jesus’ name.

Allen James

My prayer is Ps. 91

My prayer is Ps. 91

William

Dear Lord, Help our sisters

Dear Lord,

Help our sisters and brothers who have been suffering and persecuted. May they be able to conquer all the promises you have in store for them. Deliver them from the evil one and bless them with all sorts of blessings, in Jesus’ name I pray!

Angela Bernardino

Dear LordI pray for your

Dear Lord
I pray for your persecuted church. Bless them and keep them safe as they celebrate Your birth.
Sareen

Sareen Galbraith

Dear Jesus, Abba Father, and

Dear Jesus, Abba Father, and Holy Spirit; you know my heart, I have been looking for a place to pour out my heart and Spirit for some time. I have interceded for others in Japan who are oppressed because of their faith and because of their history. I have worked along side two missionaries in intercessory prayer for their church and their people and their country. This was my first experience with a persecuted people. I now am opening my heart to China, and other areas of the world .

Love,

kathleen grace caswell

My Dear Brothers and Sisters,I

My Dear Brothers and Sisters,

I pray that God’s warring and guardian angels will surround you and your loved ones. Even though I do not know your names, I pray for you often. May the love and comfort of the Holy Spirit and prayers from other believers minister to you.

God’s Blessings from the USA

Janet Wilder

You are not forgotten. Your

You are not forgotten. Your brothers and sisters in free society pray for your safety and for your freedom. But most of all we pray for your courage to suffer with Christ and that we too might follow your example of following Christ where the cost is everything,

Dale Edwards

Abba, You see Your children

Abba, You see Your children who are being persecuted for the sake of the gospel of Christ. You hear their cries. You know them by name. They are Your children. You will not leave them or forsake them. I pray they experience Your very presence and power as they share the love of Christ with those who do not yet believe. Empower them by Your Holy Spirit to do mighty works that can only be attributed to You. Bring their families to faith in Christ. Use them for Your glory!

Carrie G

Father, we thank you for

Father, we thank you for our faithful brothers and sisters in China. Help them to stand fast in their faith and show Jesus’ love to those who persecute them. Protect them and strengthen them through these trials, so that they may be refined and come forth as gold. Pour out your Grace on all believers in China and the persecuted church around the world. Thank you for the privilege of sharing in their suffering through prayer. Thank you for Your Gift of Your Son Jesus!

Joe

Heavenly Father, Thank you for

Heavenly Father,
Thank you for the Christlike example of our brothers and sisters in China who are following Your ways no matter the cost of persecution. They challenge me to walk closely with You and keep my eyes on things of eternal value! I pray that You will meet every need of their hearts, that You will care for their family members who are not in prison, and spread revival through Your Holy Spirit in China.

Yolanda

We are and will continue

We are and will continue to pray for you thru JESUS CHRIST.
We pray for your safety and for your witness.
we pray for your captors and leaders of the country.

CHRIST bless you

JAMES ROBERTSON

God is with you, China!

God is with you, China!

Sonny

Oh Father, thank you so

Oh Father, thank you so much for the heart of the Pastor in China of the local church who was recently arrested. How beautiful that you have led him to surrender to your precious plan which includes suffering for your name’s sake. Lord may we have boldness and hearts steadfast on you our rock and redeemer. Father God I ask that you would strengthen and uphold all the believers who have been arrested in China. Please increase their faith and their trust in you and may they shine Jesus in the dark

Devon

Lord please comfort and encourage

Lord please comfort and encourage my sisters and brothers in China who are persecuted for their faith. But let us not think we are more blessed, safe in our country. Let us believe we are blessed when we are broken and humbled by the Lord here as well. Let Chinese and Americans all have obedient spirits and have revival and love the Lord passionately.
Strengthen my Chinese friends and their families and children to have faith and courage.

Dot OFarrell

Dear Heavenly Father I thank

Dear Heavenly Father I thank you that you have said that a smoking candle you will not quench and a bruised reed you will not break. Pour out your wisdom, perseverance and grace upon your suffering people in China. Be with the shepherds you have appointed to care for your people. Be gracious and show mercy to those who persecute your people. Open their eyes and turn them to Christ just as you have shown mercy to those who believe in you now. For your grace is sufficient for us Amen

Bruce Cantrill

My thoughts and prayers are

My thoughts and prayers are with you. God grant you open doors to speak of His love to those around you so that your joy may be full and your love complete in Him. Peace to your heart and courage to your soul knowing that you are never forgotten by the one who saved your soul. Blessings and Merry Christmas in His Love always,

cinthia

My prayer : Lord, we

My prayer :
Lord, we ask, and we know, you are so Good.
You know what China needs.
You never forsake us
Lord you are good, we praise you for your goodness and join in China’s sadness. There is soon Joy coming.
In your son Jesus name,
Amen

I pray that you brothers and sisters are protected right now in the name above all names, Jesus Christ.

God has a plan

Psalm 112:1-10

Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who finds great delight in his commands. His children will be mighty…

Shaina

Shaina

Dear Brothers and Sister in

Dear Brothers and Sister in Christ:
While you feel despair and loneliness during this time of Christ’s coming, please know that all of you are remembered with special prayers every Monday in our Catholic church morning mass. You must resolve that God hears your quiet prayers and knows of your plight. Your suffering gives you His grace and He will raise you up on the last day. He will NEVER be parted from you. May God bless you !!

AAF
Florida

Alan

Father God,In the matchless name

Father God,
In the matchless name of Jesus, deliver my persecuted brothers and sisters from these wicked and unreasonable persecutors.
Strengthen and engulf them with your love. Give them the grace to endure knowing that their labor is not in vain. 🙏🏾

Brethren,
Look unto JESUS! The author and finisher. Take courage and be strengthen in the Lord.

Love you dearly and praying for you. (Gal. 6:2)

Pearl K

Brothers and sisters, I pray

Brothers and sisters, I pray God’s great strength and grace will cover you in every trial. I pray that the Holy Spirit will provide relief for you without doing so in a way that causes the movement of God to cease in your lives, and I pray that the passionate love of Christ that enables believers to endure great burdens would come upon all believers everywhere this Christmas season. Father, be born in my heart again in such a way!

Jamey Hutton

May the God of all

May the God of all Grace strengthen you in your inner being through Christ Jesus our Lord. I ask that the reality of the depth, height, breadth & width of the love of God in Christ Jesus will be made manifest this Christmas season as the birth of Jesus is celebrated. It is truly amazing that God would lower Himself to become human to reach a broken humanity, may this resonate in the hearts of the persecuted church this season. In Jesus Name. Amen.

Evelyn Laci

Loving Father in Heaven, I

Loving Father in Heaven, I pray that believers suffering for your name will be encouraged as they remember that in a little while, you will return to set all things right.

Thank you for the peace in our hearts as we trust You for salvation and ultimate justice and peace in the world.

Warren E. Downs

Dear Jesus Christ, thank you

Dear Jesus Christ, thank you that your presence exists daily, I believe in you with your miracles, I am very happy that you have been walking along us and answer our daily prayers. I happy with our brethren’s hope and their readiness to walk a long of you in China, I ask your Holy spirit that He may intervene and change what I hear about them. You changed to Paul & sillas in prison (1Cor 16: 16-24 ), I believe and command all hardship facing them that will stop. In the mighty name of Jesus .

Moses Kasichi

I commit you unto God,who

I commit you unto God,who is able to sustain you and keep your heart from being discouraged. Be strong in the Lord.

Ladeji Bridget

To my beloved Chinese brothers

To my beloved Chinese brothers and sisters…Great is His faithfulness! We pray unto Him who is able to keep you; yes! keep you in His presence before the presence of his glory. I am praying with you as you face difficult circumstances. Please be encouraged to know that you are not forgotten!!

Lisa Gorley

I am always praying for

I am always praying for you, my brothers and sisters in Christ. O may He heal your wounds, comfort your grieving hearts, and pour out His strength, peace, joy, and love upon you. Stay with Him and do all that He says. You are loved, and never forgotten. In Jesus’ Name I pray for you. Amen.

Christienne

Jesus, thank you that you

Jesus, thank you that you are Emmanuel in any and every situation. Thank you that nothing can separate my fellow believers from you and your love. May they experience the joy and peace of your presence powerfully this Christmas season as they focus on you. May they hear the Holy Spirit echo the angel’s words to Mary, Joseph and the Shepherds: “Do not be afraid!”

In your name, Jesus, I pray, Amen.

Trevor Sato

Thank you Father, for our

Thank you Father, for our brothers and sisters who live in areas where they cannot celebrate Your Holy birth publicly and who are willing to risk so much to worship You.
Surely they outshine many of us with their ardent and faithful love for You, with their deep appreciation for You and Your presence in their lives.
Please bless them every one with an especially overpowering sense of Your wonderful prescence this Christmas which is better and greater than anything else they could ever have.
A

Gerry

Dear heavenly Father, I give

Dear heavenly Father, I give thanks to You for the inspiration these brothers and sisters give through their example they live out day after day. And in this sacred time, when we remember when our Lord Jesus came to Earth to rescue us from the powers of darkness, though they cannot openly celebrate, may You bless each of them with unspeakable joy in their hearts. Father, please soften the hearts of their persecutors, that Your people may obtain the freedom to worship you without danger.

Jessica

Blessed is the man who

Blessed is the man who stays steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life. Which God has promised to those who love Him. James 1:12. Father, I pray for brothers and sisters who stay steadfast in the face of evil. May your Holy Spirit do works in the hearts of evildoers so we may all receive what you have promised . In Jesus name, Amen

Dave

First let us give the

First let us give the Lord thanks for the abundance of all things.Please pray that the Lord would deliver his people from evil men; That the Lord would preserve his people from violent men, who plan evil things in their heart and stir up wars continually. Pray against the spirit of anti Christ,false witness,terrorism,leviathan,jezebel,witchcraft,hatred and violence. Pray for world wide repentance that people would turn to God, so that he will forgive their sins. Please pray and intercede without

Angela Hughes

Father, I pray for my

Father, I pray for my brothers & sisters around the world who are unable to worship in public because of the opposition, anger, violence, oppression of others. I pray that you would ignite a joy &peace that comes from you in their hearts! Please multiply their faith & remind them that they are not alone. There are believers around the world who are praying for the oppressed and we know that one day we will be in heaven rejoicing & worshipping with every tribe/tongue! All God’s glory, amen.

Joni

Thank you dear brothers and

Thank you dear brothers and sisters for reminding me that Christmas in in our hearts not in the outward show. But I do not rest in my prayers until you are free and safe to worship Jesus openly. May God richly bless you with true rewards!

Dale

Heavenly Father,I thank you for

Heavenly Father,
I thank you for your children who you have called to stand firm in their faith and on Your Word. I pray that you would give us strength Lord to continue on in the journey with the rest of believers around the world. Our hope is in Christ’s second return! I pray specifically for those who are persecuted for their faith. God let them feel the power of your Holy Spirit during these times and let them be strengthened and given wisdom to see the things which can’t be seen. Amen.

Shauna Lee

God please protect my brothers

God please protect my brothers and sisters in Iran especially this month and grant them the faith and courage to tell the story of Christ with their friends and neighbors. Also give us believers in America the boldness the Christians in Iran have to share Jesus with our friends and neighbors. Amen

Jim

Dear Heavenly Father,Thank you for

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank you for the birth of your son, Jesus Christ, and the love, forgiveness, and hope you have brought to your children through the cross. Through Him, I lift up my brothers and sisters to You. Let them experience Your peace, comfort, and protection this holiday season as they celebrate your Son and His sacrifice, and may they receive an outpouring of generosity, love, and support from around the world, that their needs may be provided for. Amen.

Courtney Myers

I want you to know

I want you to know that your brothers and sisters in Christ are praying for you! I’m asking God to help you to be strong and know that your faith is your salvation. He will never forsake you and his love will endure forever. I wish you a Merry Christmas and pray for your safety. God lives in you, and me, and as children of God we will live for eternity.

Sherrie Goldsmith

Dear Lord Jesus Christ,

Dear Lord Jesus Christ, may you strengthen our brothers and sisters who are facing persecution. Let your joy be their strength. May they know that you are always with them, grant them peace that surpasses all understanding. Give them courage to continue serving you and live out their faith in Jesus Name. Amen

Harrison

Heavenly Father We worship you

Heavenly Father
We worship you in Jesus Name!
We thank you and praise you and love you for loving us and forgiving our sins and receiving us as your children.
Please encourage and protect your children around the world from Satan’s attacks and from physical harm and discouragement.
Fill them with your Holy Spirit of wisdom and power to grow in grace and remain faithful to Jesus no matter what the challenges or suffering you allow them to go through.Amen!

Jake

Merciful and compassionate father, as

Merciful and compassionate father, as your children elsewhere celebrate this Christmas in their hearts and not openly, please Lord flood their hearts with your peace, love and joy that passes human understanding in Jesus name. Father, provide all their needs through your riches amen

Peter

Lord, bless each and everyone

Lord, bless each and everyone of your adopted children with full revelation of the glory and joy of Christmas. We all are joined together to sing, pray Alleluias and “O Come let us adore Him”. We asks for hearts, souls, and minds to be settled with the Prince of Peace and all the gifts He brings.

Carol

Our Father in Heaven,Holy is

Our Father in Heaven,Holy is Thy Name,and I thank you for the privilege to come boldly before Your throne to ask for mercy and find grace in times of our needs,and oh how we are a needy people,and just as Your Word commands us in Hebrews 13:3 to remember those who are in prison,as though in prison with them,and those who are being mistreated since we also are in the body,we lift up our brothers and sisters,and in Jesus name we know You will carry them through,You are keeper of all promises,Amen

Rebekah Edwards

Lord Jesus, thank you for

Lord Jesus, thank you for protecting and strengthening our brothers and sisters around the world who are persecuted for their faith in You. Guard their hearts and their footsteps as they trust in You. Protect and provide for their families. Heal their wounds and illnesses. Let the hope, peace, and joy of Your birth and Your constant Presence fill their hearts this Christmas and always. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Andy

Father God, Please be with

Father God, Please be with my Christian brothers and sisters, in countries where they dont have the freedom to publicly celebrate Christmas. Continue to strengthen their faith. Help them to know that they are loved, respected and admired for their belief, faith and love for Jesus Christ. May they be truly blessed during this season of celebrating Christ’s birth. In Jesus name, I want to come in agreement with all the other prayers that are being offered. In Christian Love, Connie

Connie

Hello, I am a Christian

Hello, I am a Christian prayer warrior, and I am praying for you and your country. That you might live in peace. God bless you, and Merry Christmas! He is coming soon , and will make all things right! I
God’s grace and peace be with you. In Jesus name.

Susan Maryan

I will continue to pray

I will continue to pray for all of you. Stay strong in the Lord. Don’t lose hope. Always have faith in Jesus. He will never leave you nor forsake you. Merry Christmas!
Love in Christ.

Benjamin

Heavenly Father, please protect and

Heavenly Father, please protect and bless all believers suffering persecution around the world, but especially those in Iran during this holy season. Give them strength and increase their faith to persevere in the face of severe trials. May we remember them always and may we be grateful for the freedom to practice our beliefs, which we pray will be theirs some day as well. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Sharon

Dear fellow family in Christ,

Dear fellow family in Christ, I pray that you are encouraged in your faith regardless of the circumstances, for we know “that our present sufferings are not worth comparing to the Glory that will be revealed in us.” It is an inspiration to hear some of your stories and how the Lord is working in you. I pray that you find peace in Jesus this Christmas season and continue to grow in this love that surpasses knowledge.

Ethan Lintemuth

Dear Father,Please protect our family

Dear Father,

Please protect our family of believers throughout the world that are facing persecution. Please provide for their needs, comfort them in every way and let them know that You have placed on our hearts to not forget their plight. Thank you for the love You have placed in my heart and so many others to lift our brothers and sisters up to You daily as we love them from far away.
In Christ blessed name,
Amen

Tanya Donahue

greetings of love & peace!we

greetings of love & peace!
we thank the Lord for your faith, please know that you are in our hearts as we continue to preach the Gospel to the nations. may your celebration strengthen & unite you as our family in that land, we speak blessing to that nation through you, may you continue to be the miracles (hands & feet) of Jesus. The Lord will provide for all your needs according to his riches.

mica

Dear God, thank You

Dear God, thank You for being with all who believe in You. May those who are in prison for their faith be filled with your joy and peace as they remember your humble birth. May those who must celebrate Christmas secretly be aware of your holy presence, your grace, and your faithfulness. May they keep their eyes on You, the author and finisher of their faith, who for the joy set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the Father. (Heb. 12:2)

Dale dimos

Brothers and sisters in Christ,

Brothers and sisters in Christ, may the joy of the Lord, and his peace never be extinguished by the suffering and persucution you face every day. Let him fill your hearts this Christmas, amen.

Jessica

Lord, we ask for you

Lord, we ask for you protection and that your children feel your loving arms wrapped around them. In Christ name. Amen

Joy young

I am praying daily for

I am praying daily for those of you being persecuted in your own country for worshiping or even naming the precious name of Jesus. Praying you will be strong in Him. Praying you will have opportunities to share Jesus with those around you. Praying for protection for you. Praying for Christian materials for you. Praying for your families, your workplace, your friends, your homes, that you will be able to freely worship our One and Only Savior. May God Bless You!

Darcy

Lord,We pray for peace over

Lord,
We pray for peace over this time of war. Where so many cannot have the freedom to worship Christ and even more when they know that other people can.
We just thank you because these people are inspiration for us, that have that freedom and so many times take it for granted.
We just lift all your children up and together we ask for your protection and for your presence in their lives, so they may feel a love and a fire that no Christmas tradition can deliver. We love our brothers and sisters

Megan, Raissa and other friends

Brothers and sisters in Christ,When

Brothers and sisters in Christ,
When we go through difficult times, God’s promise never to leave us or forsake us can encourage and comfort us, even as the Holy Spirit strengthens us, gives us endurance, and guides us in the way we should go. May the miracle of Jesus birth enrich your faith! I pray all these things and more in Jesus name.

Cindy Troester

I thank God for all

I thank God for all of you. Your witness to the rest of the world is amazing. Stay strong, knowing that God is so very pleased with your sacrifices for Jesus’ name. Know that we are praying for you, for strength in the face of persecution, for safety, for God’s peace, provision and comfort, and for many new converts to the Christian faith. God’s will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven!

Stephanie

I cannot imagine the hardships

I cannot imagine the hardships that our persecuted and imprisoned brothers and sisters face, but I continue to pray for all of you. I pray that you remember that, no matter what you have endured, Christ knows those hurts and is there for you (John 11:33-35) and delivers and heals (Matthew 8:17; Psalm 34:19-20).

The joy of Christmas and Christ is for you just as much as it is for anyone else (Luke 2:10). He is your Savior and He came to Earth for you! Celebrate Him this season.

Dylan

Lord Jesus be with our

Lord Jesus be with our persecuted brothers and sisters in North Korea, Iran and around the world.

Pat Humphrey

Praying for you. Please

Praying for you. Please keep all GOD’s promises in mind and heart.
CHRIST bless you.

james robertson

Encourage the church in Iran

Encourage the church in Iran Abba Father, and we will give you the glory in the name of Your Son Jesus Christ. Amen.

Terry Barlow

We thank you God for

We thank you God for the courageous believers in Iran and for the shining example they set for us believers in the West. We thank you also that their church movement is growing even healthier despite government attempts to destroy it. We pray that your light will shine irresistibly brighter and brighter in Iran as you protect and provide abundantly for Your people who are our brothers and sisters there. Encourage them and we give you the ory, Abba Father, in the name of Jesus Your Son, Amen!

Terry and Leslyn Barlow

May God bless you all!

May God bless you all!

ciaran moss

Dear brothers and sisters in

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
You are an encouragement to all of us as believers.
I pray that you will experience the joy, love, peace, and comfort that only Jesus can provide. I pray that God will strengthen and guide you. I pray that others will come to know Christ through your faith and devotion. May God bless you and may you see His hand at work in your lives and those around you.

In Jesus’ mighty name,
Amen

Sabrina

O Lord I lift up

O Lord I lift up all our precious brothers and sisters all over the world and I ask You my Father, God to shine your light upon them. Bring them your peace that passes all understanding. Know your are never forgotten. You are always in my heart and prayers.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and burden is light. Amen

Mary

I am so proud of

I am so proud of you. Jesus is so pleased with you, and I can’t wait to see the crowns that you will receive one day. Stay strong, we love you! And of course… Merry Christmas.

Rebecca

Dear Brothers & Sisters,

Dear Brothers & Sisters, We pray that you will be strengthened through his Spirit in your inner being with all his glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy, and find favor with God and man as you live a life which shows His great love. We love you and pray for you daily.
May peace, protection and provision be with you.

Dan & Amanda Kuykendall

May God’s love and glory

May God’s love and glory be amplified in our lives during this time of remembrance of Jesus Christ our Lord. I pray that Christians through out the world can worship and have fellowship without persecution.

Amen, and thank you Jesus

Karen

Dear Lord Jesus:I pray that

Dear Lord Jesus:
I pray that you take this dear one in your loving arms and reveal to him/her your intense heart of love for them and that you
will provide a sure knowledge deep in their heart of your constant care and provision and protection over them, even though things may not look as if that were true. Help them to know that there are thousands who are praying for them, lifting them to the Father and trying to put themselves in their place. May hope be their watchword always.

Della

Omnipotent God of the Incarnation,Please

Omnipotent God of the Incarnation,
Please bless your Persecuted Church with a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit and a deeper understanding of what happened in Bethlehem.

Especially bless Liah and other Nigerian Christians sold into slavery and all alone this Christmas. Please bring the story of Joseph in slavery in Egypt to their minds and impress upon them that You are with them in slavery, and you still have a plan to bless others through them.

In the powerful name of Jesus!

Mark Huntley

Lord God our Father in

Lord God our Father in unity with the Holy Spirit through the Lord Holy God Holy High Priest Jesus Christ, praying with you and knowing how much we have gained in you. I pray no one would feel lost at Christmas.
Remembering the whisper of our God, heard everywhere, the kingdom of heaven would come near to everyone’s life.
God would enable the best of witness for Jesus Christ in everyone’s life. Depend on God for guidance,strength, courage, and peace.
In Jesus Christ I pray Christ Amen.

George R. Steinmetz

Dear Father in heaven, please

Dear Father in heaven, please keep all your children in Iran and every other country safe and protected during this holiday season and always after in Jesus mighty name, amen. ???❤️❤️

Shannon Stodola

Dear Heavenly Father, May Your

Dear Heavenly Father, May Your joy and peace be with those who cannot openly worship you without threat of persecution. May Your grace, strength and perseverance make them vessels of love to others. I ask this in the precious name of Jesus. Amen

Marita

Brothers and sisters in Chrirst

Brothers and sisters in Chrirst peace be with you. I pray for your safety and peace like a dove softy comfort your hearts. Love to you all. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

Jackie

Father Almighty we bless you

Father Almighty we bless you and praise you. We give you all the honor and love . Lord thank you for your favor, protection & guidance to our brothers & sisters working to establish your Kingdom in many lands where Christians are prosecuted . Thank you for anointing them & the presence of your Holy Spirit in their lives. Father you are merciful and endless giving , thank you for delivering them from danger and touching unbelievers hearts to melt them in your love . In Jesus name Amen

Silvia

My brothers and sisters in

My brothers and sisters in Christ! My heart burns with the fire of His presence, standing as one with you-one body in Yeshua. While I haven’t experienced the hardships and dangers you have faced and continue to face, I ask for the Light of His Spirit to burn brightly within you and draw all men to Christ. I speak Ps. 91 over you and encourage you to be strong in the Lord. May He go before you and be your rear guard. May our Yeshua make His presence known during this Christmas season. Amen!

Karen

Dear brothers & sisters in

Dear brothers & sisters in Christ,
You may be far away, but you are in many people’s hearts. Every night I pray for Christians worldwide to stand strong and for the Lord to comfort you and surround you with His loving arms and to protect you with His angels.

For Him be the glory! Heavenly Father, please hear our plea to protect all your followers ! In Jesus name, Amen!

Anita

Peace be with you. I

Peace be with you. I love you and pray for you every day. Jesus said Do not fear the one who can kill the body. Fear the one who can destroy both body and soul in hell. Pray for those who persecute. God is faithful. Thank God that Jesus is NOT a baby anymore. He is full grown with All Power in heaven and earth. Happy Birthday Jesus. Love Bible Bill.

Bible Bill

May you have the privilege

May you have the privilege of celebrating Christmas in the peace the angels sang about as they announced Christ’s birth that first Christmas!

Les

For Holy Spirit Power, Discernment,

For Holy Spirit Power, Discernment, Godly wisdom, Protection, Godly fellowship, Growth, Encouragement.
For the perfect peace in Christ.
Labourers for the harvest. In Jesus mighty name.

Hclombs

Brothers and Sisters,It is a

Brothers and Sisters,
It is a privilege to pray for you in the knowledge that we are united as one body—the church. When I worship with my church on Sunday mornings I think about you in your country and how we are united in Christ and will be together in heaven for all eternity. I pray that you have courage and strength. I pray that you grow in grace and knowledge of God our Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit!

Kathryn Sandquist

Father, give your chosen in

Father, give your chosen in Iran courage, and wisdom in meeting and ministering to one another. Give them boldness to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ. Remove the veil from those who hear, and give them a receptive heart. In Jesus Name Amen

Jerrold Strong

Lord, who is present with

Lord, who is present with my sisters and brothers in countries where they arent free to speak your name, I pray.
I pray blessings and miracles and safety and new believers to be added. I pray for us to stand with them and give sacrificially. I pray Holy Spirit touch many hearts in free countries. Lord may I be grateful and walk more closely with you because of them. Amen.

Nancy Napier

Your pain is surely difficult

Your pain is surely difficult to endure, but the suffering is temporary. Your reward will be eternal. Merry Christmas and God Bless!

Ed Jonke

Father, we don’t always understand

Father, we don’t always understand your ways or how you may have plans to bring good out of seemingly bad. However, your ways are higher than ours. I pray for your will to be done in the lives of our brothers and sisters across the world. May we rejoice with those who rejoice and share the pain of those who are struggling. May hearts rejoice in this season of Christmas as we look to our loving Savior. May you be honored and glorified by our worship of you. Protect and provide for each need.

Marti

Lord Jesus are pray for

Lord Jesus are pray for my brothers and sisters who are persecuted because of their faith in you.You are the only source of their hope.Please Lord Jesus Christ cover them with the blood of the Lamb, strengthen their faith, and convert the hearts of the authorities to accept you. Lord show your mercy over our brothers and sisters save them Lord. Let your Will be done in Jesus name. I love you my friends

Mokone Josias Tsolo

All of my brothers and

All of my brothers and sisters in the persecuted church are in my wife Tracey’s and my heart so deeply; we literally pray for ALL of you many times throughout the day – with each and every prayer.

You are NOT alone!

May you never lose heart and faith in Christ – you all inspire us!

Jay F.

Heavenly Father, Thy Kingdom come,

Heavenly Father, Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth, and in Iran, as it is in heaven. I thank You for Your promises to restore Iran and the people of Iran in days soon ahead. For now, strengthen the resolve of Your followers living in Iran at this very moment. Fill them with Your peace and joy and give them a supernatural heavenly boldness to stand and speak as they ought as Your witnessing. Make them fearless, Lord. Give them encouragement that Jesus is returning very soon. Amen.

Kendra Malczyk

Praying the Lord will provide

Praying the Lord will provide a hedge of protection and provision for you. Asking that He will give you courage and strength to remain faithful.
Our Lord is in control! He goes before us, beside us and behind us. He loves us!
Your brothers and sisters in Christ are lifting you up daily. With confidence and thanksgiving we pray.

Genie White

I pray for your protection,

I pray for your protection, for you and your families may God the father grace all throughout the season love peace and his grace.

Linda Franquera

Father God, I ask for

Father God, I ask for Your Holy Spirit to be strongly upon persecuted believers worldwide. Please fill them with peace, comfort, hope, faith, wisdom & strength. Please strongly protect them. Surround them with powerful guardian angels & a mighty hedge of protection. I know that their suffering is not in vain & that You have promised to work everything for good. I declare over them & their loved ones that no weapon formed against them shall prosper. In Jesus’ might & holy name, Amen.

Leigh

May God Almighty miraculously give

May God Almighty miraculously give you protected time and space to celebrate our Savior’s birth this year!! In Jesus name, Amen

Kelly Sullivan

Jesus, our hope, our future,

Jesus, our hope, our future, our joy, in a broken world. This Christmas, however it is celebrated, I pray thay you experience something of this hope and joy as you look forward to a glorious future with Him. I pray that the God of peace and comfort will bring you peace, comfort and strength in 2019.

God bless you and your family.
From our family, this Christmas 2018

ian blackburne

Your suffering in christ is

Your suffering in christ is not in vain.

Lactov

May the Joy and Peace

May the Joy and Peace of Jesus be yours! May our Savior remember you in your struggles, and bless you with an abundance of His Spirit. Glory to God in the Highest!

Kimberly Tancrede

Dear Lord Heavenly Father please

Dear Lord Heavenly Father please protect bless, heal and give peace of spirit, mind and body and protection and strong faith commitment in the face of persecution to the brothers and sisters in the body of Christ. Keep them close to you dear lord and comfort them in Jesus precious and holy name I pray. Amen. Thank you Dear Jesus.

Demetrio

Lifting up my brothers and

Lifting up my brothers and sisters in Christ and praying that they have a merry Christmas, in spite of not being able to celebrate outwardly, but praising and thanking God in their hearts for the birth of his son who died for our sins, and one day we will be able to praise and worship him together as a family ( the body of Christ). God bless you

Renee Chappell

Dear Father in Heaven, pour

Dear Father in Heaven, pour out your Grace in great power over these precious children of yours. Warm the hearts of those in authority in Iran, so they will stop persecuting our brothers and sisters in that country. By your mercy these Christians will continue to keep you, Jesus, in their hearts and live in the joy of your salvation. In your precious name, Jesus, we come before your throne and give you the honor and glory. And we thank you for the good and the bad in our lives.

Edwina Kreps

May the joy, peace, and

May the joy, peace, and love of Christmas be known throughout the world! May Jesus continue to comfort and strengthen your heart!

Shawn

I pray that the Lord

I pray that the Lord will bless and protect all our suffering brothers and sisters this Christmas and everyday.
That their faith will be strong and never give up. That the power of the Holy Spirit will be poured out mightily on them.

Please pray for my daughter Angel to do well at school.
And for my daughter Joy to go to Medical School next year

Thank you Lord

patience nkrumah

Dear God, thank you for

Dear God, thank you for your faithfulness and that your message of hope has gotten this far around the world. I pray that your message of hope will continue to ring throughout this world and as the Christmas season is on I’m praying for wisdom, faith, provision, rest, and safety all around the world where true believers call on you. I thank you for everything that you’ve done and that the gates of hell will not be able to prevail against your church. In Jesus name. Amen!!!

Zonetta Kelly

Stand firm. Rejoice.

Stand firm. Rejoice. Sing like you have never sung before. May each of you trust in Him who gives life.
You are the reason for life. You give so much to us. Without You we are nothing. May each be kept safe. Honor and glory to You. In Jesus’ Name…Amen

Vivian Kessler

Heavenly Father we bless you

Heavenly Father we bless you today and everyday for your grace and mercy! We thank you for your provision and for reminding us of your word…you said you’d never leave us nor forsake us…so Lord we intercede now on behalf of our open door friends, those in distant lands, those who suffer persecution for your name sake. Cover them, protect them, reassure them of your love. Protect us all from hurt, harm, and danger. In Jesus Name we pray, Amen!

Shawndra

Praise you Lord that we

Praise you Lord that we are privileged to see your Word come back to you with great fruit in the Muslim world today. Thank you for hearing the prayers of many for these dear people who have been shrouded in darkness , but are now able to respond to the Light of the Gospel in their hearts! In the name of Jesus continue to break down barriers and speak to those in authority with your truth that will also pierce their hearts and bring conviction and liberation to their lives. In Jesus’ name!

Don Peter

★*”HAPPY CHRISTMAS”*★****************************On December 25th,Our only

★*”HAPPY CHRISTMAS”*★
****************************
On December 25th,
Our only Savior and Redeemer,
The birthday of the Lord Jesus Christ,
★*Happy Christmas*★

To share this great day’s happiness with my family and our small children’s gifts is needed,

* I am a poor Pastor,
I can not give gifts, new clothes and good food to my children,
Pray for our family’s help,

You and your family stay well and healthy,
May God bless you with much more abundance,
(Amen)
★*Happy Christmas*★

Pastor Gabriel Biswas

Heavenly Father I praise you

Heavenly Father I praise you for loving us your children through Jesus Christ our Saviour and Lord.
Please bless comfort and protect your children in all countries where Christians are persecuted for their faith in You. Help them to be filled with the Holy Spirit and boldly trust in you.
Help us in Canada to stand true to Christ Even though it is unpopular and opposed .
Thank You in Jesus Name that you hear our prayers

Jake

Christ is alive, Amen! “If

Christ is alive, Amen! “If they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.” (Luke 19:40) Father, continue to embolden our brothers and sisters in the fight to bring freedom to the captives. Let the love that you show all of us, be the love that we show those that do not yet know you. May your peace, comfort, and joy be friends of the imprisoned and persecuted. May the families of those that suffer have enduring hope in you for their loved ones. Thank you Father and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Chris S.

Dear Father,I want to lift

Dear Father,
I want to lift up my fellow saints who must worship You in secret at this special time of the year. May the Light of the world Who came so long ago shine into their circumstances and bring them comfort and joy. May the Son You gave us be to them a wonderful Counselor, a mighty God, an everlasting Father and a Prince of peace. May they encounter Jesus in special ways and experience more and more of the height, depth, width and breadth of His love. In His precious Name, Amen

Sandra

Dear brothers and sisters,God does

Dear brothers and sisters,

God does things allows things for our best, i’m deeply inspired by your faith in Him.

Please don’t get discouraged, He promised to be with us and He always keeps His word.

You are in my thoughts and prayers, I wish i could do more.

Heavenly Father, I pray for

Heavenly Father, I pray for my brother and sisters in Christ. I ask Your joy Jesus is full in their heart. I pray they know Your peace in their mind. I pray they know how much You love them. We praise You our Lord Jesus for coming to bring us Your good news and give us a hidden life in You. As the world is focused on other things our hearts are focused on the Light of the world. I pray you live in the secret place of the Most High and remain under His shadow. Trusting in Him, shine.

Sherri

Sherri

Father in your great

Father in your great mercy to look upon your children in this season of love and joy the children of Pakistan who will be gathering on Christmas Day to keep all your children not only in Pakistan but all over the world where Satan is controlling from harm father . Thank you lord almighty father for your protection.we pray for the sick the suffering the destitutes the homeless who live on the streets help us to open our hearts for the down trodden in Jesus name we pray amen

Shinie Rajan

Know that Jesus understands and

Know that Jesus understands and feels our sufferings. He went through it himself. But his light that we follow, shines in our hearts and minds, and helps us endure what comes our way. He was born to bring all this to us, and to enlighten our hopes, dreams, and visions of the ultimate happiness in heaven. Lord Jesus, let us be mindful of this as we journey towards thee in our daily lives.

Lynn Wiston

Hope and pray that you

Hope and pray that you have a Merry Christmas where ever you happen be and may God Bless you.

Bradley Carpenter

Our Father, thank you for

Our Father, thank you for the courage given to our friends to celebrate Christmas in secret. Go with them in these very difficult time in their Christian’s journey. Blessing them in every way possible as they become more stronger in their relationship with you.

Marc Karta

Father God in Heaven, we

Father God in Heaven, we bow low before You in worship and adoration. We commit afresh, into Your safekeeping, the very lives of our persecuted brothers and sisters. May the irresistible fragrance of Jesus Christ issue forth from their daily lives, and capture the hearts of those who are so lost in their sinful ways. Clothe them afresh with an endearing winsomeness, which draws the lost to the ‘manger of their hearts’. Infuse them we pray, with the power of the Holy Spirit, in Jesus name.

Emlyn Buchler

Thank you Father God that

Thank you Father God that you give your people strength to endure! Protect and cover your people while YOUR LIGHT SHINES BRIGHT so others come to know you in a personal way and Lord and Savior! Give Your people wisdom when to speak and when to simply love. Your love covers. May the Holy Spirit fill us all with your power! In Jesus Name we pray!

Thomas D

Gracious God, as I sing

Gracious God, as I sing my favorite Christmas hymns & carols, I am reminded to pray for those who cannot openly do this. I pray that somehow, they might still experience the joy, Love, peace, and hope of the advent season. Be with them and strengthen them in the face of adversity. In Jesus’ precious name I pray, Amen

Gail

Abba Father bless all my

Abba Father bless all my brothers and sisters this CHRISTmas, and protect each one as they share the good news of Jesus Christ to reach many for Your Kingdom. Thank you Father that I will have many many brothers and sisters I will get to meet when we are with You in Heaven one day coming up. Abba Father supply all their needs as they do Your work to reach lost souls and surround them with Your glory! In Jesus mighty and precious name ! Amen and amen!!!

Mark MacRae

That the Lord wil be

That the Lord wil be and help those who follow our living Christ. That He will give them peace and protection in everything they do for God the Father. The Lord bless them always and look up and to win the race, win souls for He is coming soon. Love you in Christ and done let anyone take your crown. Keep looking up, be courageous for your price in heaven. Amen!

Aurelia Garza

Heavenly Father, we lift to

Heavenly Father, we lift to You our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ. Please guard their faith and comfort them in these trials. Make them strong, and give them opportunities to share the Gospel boldly in spite of persecution. In Christ’s name. All glory be to You-our triune God!

K

Father God I thank you

Father God I thank you for bringing us into relationship with you through the blood of your Son, Jesus Christ, I pray that as many believers who are undergoing persecution around the world, are remembering Christ’s birth and looking to the living Christ for hope in their dire situations, that they would be protected by the blood of Jesus from every harm, that Jesus would be with them providing comfort and direction, and that they would find glimpses of hope and glory each day as they keep falth

Zachary Puma

Holy Father, You are our

Holy Father, You are our hope and light. We praise You this Christmas for the salvation You have given us in Christ Jesus. I pray to You in unison with my persecuted brethren. Thank You for their boldness and perseverance in sharing Your good news. We love and adore You, Jesus. Amen!

John

Jesus, Rescuer, protect our dear

Jesus, Rescuer, protect our dear brothers and sisters–Your very own dear children, along with us–from bitterness toward their persecutors. Infuse their bodies, minds, and hearts with Your limitless love and strength to remain faithful to You. Bring to their minds Your Word. Brighten their dark times with the light of Your own presence. Open doors for them to share the beautiful truth of Your authority, Your loving power, Your compassion and forgiveness, our hope in You, now & forever!

Sue

I pray that our great

I pray that our great Lord and Savior will shield and protect every believer in secret and bring peace and comfort.

John Feider

God my Lord, my Strength

God my Lord, my Strength may this Christmas period be a blessed period for all those who are following our Saviour’s words
Bring them your peace and joy like you did for me.
Help them to go ahead and not to give up
In your Son’s name my beloved Jesus Amen

Ludmilla

May the blessed and merciful

May the blessed and merciful Lord, Jesus Christ keep you safe and strong as you stand in your faith in celebrating the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

Steven Oladosu

Happy Christmas! Do not

Happy Christmas! Do not be discouraged. The Lord is with you. I am praying for you.

Martin Gem

Heavenly Father, I lift up

Heavenly Father, I lift up my brothers and sisters in Iran and in other parts of the world whereas their living example will be amplified by your Holy Spirit that leads them through the shadows of darkness to Your glowing light. May they have a shield of your protection and the Joy and Peace that transcends from your Spirit. May they have the opportunity to share your Gospel as you strengthen their resolve to give You, Hevenly Father, the honor and glory due to your name.

Alan

May our Holy Father, and

May our Holy Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ give you much peace and joy through the Holy Spirit who abides in you. Praise our gracious Lord for His forgiveness of our wretched sins. Praise His blessed name for each of you. Thank you Lord Jesus for each of my brothers and sisters in you.

Suzanne Way

Dear brothers and sisters, I

Dear brothers and sisters, I pray that the strength of our Lord Jesus Christ keeps you in peace this Christmas, and that his Spirit may console you in every difficulty!

Willian

Dear fatherlBe with all you

Dear fatherl
Be with all you children and help them to
Celebrate your birth along with all your children all over the world
Lord strengthen your people with grace and Love
In Jesus name
Amen

Ruth thangavelu

I pray for peace and

I pray for peace and joy in the world for the rest of eternity and that we as people have our needs met , not our wants!

TIFFANNY CATO

Our Father in heaven, I

Our Father in heaven, I lift up my Brothers and Sisters who are willing to pay the price to follow Your beloved Son Jesus. Please give them the faith and determination to stand strong in the face of opposition. I pray for those who oppose the good news of salvation, that their hearts would become open to the message of peace rather than conflict. I pray that you would provide for the needs, physical as well as spiritual, of my Brothers and Sisters. In Jesus’ name, Amen!

Keith

Heavenly Father — thank you

Heavenly Father — thank you for what Christmas means to all of us deep within our hearts no matter what the world may be doing to us — May we continue to feel the warmth around us and in our hearts from Your Presencr.
I pray in Jesus’ name,
Amen

Bob Coder

May You continue to stimulate

May You continue to stimulate us to good works

Loren Markel

Most kind and gracious heavenly

Most kind and gracious heavenly Father, I give you thanks today for these wonderful Christian Brothers and Sisters. They are such an inspiration for me. I pray that you will give them peace in the midst of this persecution. I pray that you will make Yourself known to them in a very real way through the power of the Holy Spirit. Let them know that they are not alone, that You are always with them and let them know that there are Christians around the world that are praying for them.

Wanda Blair

To each and every Believer

To each and every Believer who is “hard pressed” during this Holiday season, I pray that you will be refreshed and strengthened in the Lord! That you would know His (amazingly great) Peace On Earth in your heart and that you would be empowered by the Holy Spirit to stand strong in courage and in love to those you are with—that you would be Jesus to them and everywhere you go. Jesus is SO proud of you and said that He would never leave you! And He WILL make a way for you!

Sandy

The Lord says ” Call

The Lord says ” Call upon Me in the day of trouble and I will deliver you” . May the Spirit fill you with courage, strength, and comfort!

Glen

Abba Father,I pray for my

Abba Father,

I pray for my brothers and sisters in Iran. May you strengthen them and provide them with perseverance as they face trials. Lord help them to keep their gaze upon Jesus and remain lights in the darkness. Lord may you give them opportunities to love people and to share Christ.

Mark Lang

Our father who art thou

Our father who art thou in heaven. I pray you watch over and protect each and everyone of our persecuted brothers and sisters, i pray you bring comfort and peace to their hearts and lives until your return i pray in Jesus mighty and powerful name. Amen.

Robert

I pray the Lord comes

I pray the Lord comes soon to gather those who have been faithful. Read Revelations a little bit each day to remind us what to expect in these Last Days. I pray that I am able to get more work to pay the bills and have food. Pray for my Handicapped daughter who has many medical issues and I can make it to all her Dr. appts. Praise God for all blessings

Lynne Jennings

Father God, we know that

Father God, we know that the bible doesn’t specify Christmas as a yearly event. My prayer for my brothers and sisters in Christ around the world will be that they fully know the depths of the love of Jesus in their hearts every day. Please provide a way that they can gather and celebrate you for the wonderful things you have done and are yet to do. Please bless Your children around the world with the truth of Your word and love.

Kathy Gonzalez

Oh Lord, our Lord, how

Oh Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth.
I come to you dearest Lord, lifting up my brothers and sisters who cannot lift their voices to you this Christmas season. Lord, I pray that they will experience the peace, love and joy of this season in their hearts as we celebrate our Savior who came to save a dying world from their sins. Together, with my brothers and sisters Lord, we worship you, we praise you and we glorify you in the name of Jesus. Amen.

Cheryl

Loving Father,May your grace of

Loving Father,
May your grace of strength and peace be upon our brothers and sisters and their whole family as they celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus that despite of their circumstance of not being able to gather freely may your loving presence feel their hearts with joy unspeakable and full of glory. They may not be enjoying it with lights but the Light of the World who is Jesus shine so bright in their hearts that even in the darkest situation they shine brightest to you.

Ellen

Dear Jesus, please make mighty

Dear Jesus, please make mighty ways possible for true Christians around the world in any location to somehow be able to freely celebrate Christmas in its truest meaning, right where they are. I pray that they would have an amazing Christmas this year somehow, and I pray You would draw them all in close fellowship with You by it. I pray that all true Christians everywhere–in poor or rich countries– would not be persecuted or distracted, but would truly celebrate Christmas and in the heart!

Jenna

Dear beloved Brothers and Sisters,

Dear beloved Brothers and Sisters, I pray that The Holy Spirit would fill you to overflowing, that you would be able to feel comfort and joy even in the midst of your suffering. That those who persecute you would be moved by the peace and love flowing through you through Christ our Savior, and that they would seek to know that peace for themselves. Heavenly Father, I pray that your will would be done on Earth as it is in Heaven. In the precious name of Jesus, Amen

Sherie

Oh Lord, may your

Oh Lord, may your love and peace flood into the hearts of my dear brothers and sisters. I pray that each will stand firm on the hope set before them and on the whole word of God. Guide them with your wisdom and protect them from the evil one. Let your light light shine brightly in each one of them and let them be a sweet smelling fragrance, that will lead ungodly men to repentance. Remind them that greater is He who is in us than he who is in the world. Please let them feel your presence .

Sandra

Dear Jesus,Let this joyful time

Dear Jesus,

Let this joyful time of Christmas be a time of reminder of your great love for us and may our sisters and brothers who are persecuted heavily because of their faith in you find perseverance in this time of trial.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world with out end.

Amen.

Ivan

Heavenly Father, protect those who

Heavenly Father, protect those who seek you. Give them strength and peace as they call on you. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.

Vicki Wylie

Heavenly Father I come to

Heavenly Father I come to you lord to thank you for the season of love and joy filling all the hearts of your children all over the world .Many of your dear children will be celebrating alone due to political conditions and or social problems some have lost their loved ones some in refugee camps .I pray lord that in your great mercy fill the hearts of all with love and mercy and peace which you so have provided abundantly.Mercy on us all . Thank you lord almighty father for your goodness amen

Shinie Rajan

Glory be to God the

Glory be to God the Father in heaven, for the good news of the baby Jesus our savior who is now risen! You and your struggles are a constant reminder to me that we are not of this world. Thank you for your faithfulness. Pray for us that we would learn from your sufferings, so that we will remember suffering is better and that we won’t get caught up in the things of this world.

Stacy

WHILE PRAYING FOR THE PERSECUTED

WHILE PRAYING FOR THE PERSECUTED IN CENTRAL AFRICA, THE SPIRIT TOLD ME: THEY SHOULD STUDY THE WORD, BREAK THE BREAD OFTEN IN MEMORY OF JESUS, EVEN WHERE THEY ARE JUST TWO OF THEM. DELIVERANCE IS ON THE WAY.

Sseremba Francis

Brothers and Sisters in Christ

Brothers and Sisters in Christ –

We are entering a season that reminds us of God’s great gift to the world. He gave us His Son, Jesus the Christ. All who trust in Him will one day celebrate a great wedding feast in Heaven. May His Spirit be upon you this season and remind you of His love for you. You are not forgotten.
Jim

Jim Gadd

Dear GodPlease richly bless these

Dear God
Please richly bless these believers and keep them safe during Christmas celebrations of your Son’s birth.
Sareen

Sareen

My prayer is that you

My prayer is that you stay strong. Believe on the lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved. God grant you wisdom, protection, and peace this Christmas season. Grace unto you my friends.

Jason

Our Glorious Lord hold your

Our Glorious Lord hold your precious lives in his hands, I commend your bravery and I pray for your safety, my the precious blood of our Lord Jesus cover you. In Jesus name I pray.

Jackie

I pray that God the

I pray that God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ might keep you close to their heart this Christmas and keep you safe from all harm,especially the little children ..May you feel the Peace of our Lord this season.I pray for God to work in the hearts of your persecutors and to open their eyes to the Truth.I Will be thinking of you !

Bettina

I pray that you may

I pray that you may enjoy this Christmas season, if not out loud than in your heart. God knows your heart and will be with you no matter your location or your circumstances. Praise Him for sending His son to die for you so that you may someday live with Him in eternity. Psalm 59 (written by David when Saul was attacking him): Deliver me from my enemies, O God; be my fortress against those who are attacking me…but I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love. Rejoice!

Andi Lewis

In the name of Jesus,

In the name of Jesus, I thank You Father for the hedge of protection surrounding each and every believer in Your Messiah, especially the persecuted ones in countries that has no freedom of expression. I thank You for the angels that You assigned to give charge over each and everyone of us. I thank You for Your Hand that lifts us high above all principalities, dominion, power, and might. Most importantly, I thank You for the Blood of Jesus that covers us. Amen.

Chris

Dear brothers and sisters in

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
I pray for you this Christmas to know great joy in our Savior Jesus. As Peter tells us in 1 Peter, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” May you know His peace this Christmas.

Candi

Father,You know all things, you

Father,
You know all things, you are the great Creator. Please provide for the needs of your children that face persecution and hate. Protect their hearts and minds from satan. Encourage them let them know they are loved beyond measure.
In Jesus Name.

Mark

As Christmas draws near, may

As Christmas draws near, may your heart and soul know joy, peace, and comfort. May you know that you have brothers and sisters around the world praying for you. May you know that we have Heaven as our hope and the Lord will not disappoint.
May He give you encouragement along this difficult journey, and May you know you have a sister in Christ who is praying for you!
Betsy
2Cor. 13:14

Betsy Kopecky

The L ord bless you

The L ord bless you and keep you.
The Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you.
The Lord turn His face toward you and give you Peace.

Merry Christmas,
A sister in Christ

Bettina

Strong are the walls around

Strong are the walls around me,
That hold me all the day;
But they who thus have bound me
Cannot keep God away.
My very dungeon walls are dear
Because the God I love is here.

A servant of God, Madam Guyon who was unjustly imprisoned
drew on the grace of God.

May you receive God’s amazing grace
as you walk through your fiery trials
and know that nothing in all creation can separate you from His love
in Christ Jesus. God is for you.

Clare

Heavenly Father,Bless the persecuted Christians

Heavenly Father,

Bless the persecuted Christians of the world. May they know your intimate presence in their lives and may they know -you are with them. I pray that the persecutions would end and the Christians be released from prison.

Charles Myers

just i pray for you

just i pray for you and the truth

philip

In the name of Jesus

In the name of Jesus Christ, my
holy Father, who is
at in heaven, I cry on thee, for the
Disciples of our Lord Jesus who are
troubled in Nigeria
In Somalia, & etc.
Whose freedom of
Worship was taken
away by violent,
scorning & despising your
awesome name,
mocking the holy
gathering of the
Saints, protect oh
Lord,& deliver them from their
Enemies, as it is
Written in the holy
Covenant. Grant
them boldness to
Testify of your
righteousness &
Lovingkindness.
Amen.

Alphonsus

May supernatural/extraordinary manifestations of God

May supernatural/extraordinary manifestations of God be seen among persecuted groups.
(revelations, dreams, visions, healing, etc)

• We Pray that God will remove the obstacles churches face when trying to register. (Revelation 3:7–8)I have set before you an open door

• We Pray that believers will be allowed to worship, without interference by the secret police.

May God strengthen you in your walk with Him

Rick

In the stillnessIn the darknessHis

In the stillness
In the darkness
His light shines eternal
Wherever we are
However we celebrate.
Lord, grant your children your peace and joy as we each celebrate in our own way your great gift.
Amen

Carol

Dear Brothers and Sisters in

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus, I pray that satan and his minions would be bound away from you this Holiday season and that you may be able to celebrate the birth of our Savior with peace and joy. May the Holy Spirit comfort you hearts this season and as it says in 1 John chapter 5 you may “know” that you belong to Him. Love and Hugs in Jesus Name, Harold in Florida, USA

Harold

Brothers and sisters, as we

Brothers and sisters, as we celebrate our Lords’ birth this Christmas, we will be praying for you to be able to worship Him in your hearts, knowing that one day
we will all be together with God. This is not all that there is !

Ruth

Dear Father GodThank you for

Dear Father God

Thank you for our precious brothers and sisters in Christ
who are being denied the freedom to openly express
and share their love for Jesus Christ. Please strengthen them
as they endure fiery trials and may they turn to You, God of
all compassion and all comfort for all their needs including protection.
Thank you, that You are a very proven help in times
of trouble.

Amen

Clare

To all my brothers and

To all my brothers and sisters in Christ. I love you all and pray for God’s strength, peace and joy as you all persevere through the trials and difficulties you each face. Just because we are far away from you it doesn’t mean you are not in our thoughts and prayers. “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete.”

Farshid Hashempour

I pray for all my

I pray for all my brothers and sisters in prison for there release and not abuse from any soldiers guards or inmates snd provide all physical and spiritual needs. All my brothers and sisters going through persecution i pray to provide safe places for them and supply there needs and keep families safe and together. Pray gospel will continue to b spread across there land and let them know that they aren’t forgotten and they are truly loved.

Sam

May the Lord bless and

May the Lord bless and keep you all throughout this season and for the rest of your lives. Even though you cannot celebrate Christmas openly and freely on the outside, remember that the true meaning of Christmas is within the heart. Rely on the Lord for your strength and thank Him for the sacrifice He made for us. You all are in my prayers.

Rachel

I pray that you will

I pray that you will be blessed, even through persecution and danger, knowing your reward in heaven and reunion with our Heavenly Father will be wondrous. I pray that more will come to know Him as you have, and I pray He will shower His love and mercy abundantly on your family.

Danika LeGalley

Dear heavenly Father, Please

Dear heavenly Father, Please keep our brothers and sisters safe protecting them from harm as they celebrate the birth of our Savior. Thank you for their light in the darkness. May your light through them draw others into your presence this Christmas. Continue to guide those that know you blessing them with power, wisdom, and discernment as they walk humbly before you. May your Spirit be poured out and your words penetrate those that are in darkness. In Jesus name.

Thank you brothers and s

Lynn Husemann

Peace be with you and

Peace be with you and the Love of God. I pray for you every day that God would protect you from evil. That He will bring the persecutors to the light and open their minds that satan has blinded and bind satan and demonic spirits in this world. Jesus said “It is finished. In the world you will have persecution, but be of good cheer I have overcome the world.” Be filled with the Holy Ghost and be bold for Christ. I love you all. Bible Bill

Bible Bill

My Prayers is that my

My Prayers is that my Brothers and Sisters In Christ would remain steadfast In the Faith no matter the circumstances or outcome! I pray for wisdom , courage, and BOLDNESS among Secret Christians. The True blessing is The Holy Spirit will keep you. It’s not by our might, power or human strengthen, but the strength & power of THE LORD. I pray that laws would be changed one day soon, that freedom of religion and speech may be granted to you in the future. IN JESUS NAME! Blessing’s open doors USA!

Jade T

Dear Brother or Sister in

Dear Brother or Sister in Christ,

My prayer for you is that you will know that you are not alone! Many are praying for you and the Father hears every one of these prayers. He is with you during the best and worst moments. He promised that He would never leave you or forsake you. Remember that His grace is sufficient no matter what you are going through. May the peace, love, joy and hope of Christmas be with you at this time and throughout the coming year!

Esther

Heavenly Father, please save and

Heavenly Father, please save and protect the persecuted Christians around the world from death and persecution. Let them be able to live in peace and worship YOU and your son Lord Jesus and be able to celebrate Christmas, Heavenly Father. In Jesus’s Mighty Name I Pray This Prayer And I Also Pray This Prayer In Love Amen ❤

Ricky Willis Jr.

Praise the Lord! Thanking the

Praise the Lord! Thanking the Lord that you can celebrate Christmas this year with other believers, praying for you all, and for all the believers who can’t worship and celebrate in safety.

Toni

Thank you Father for the

Thank you Father for the believers you have saved in countries where persecution is strong. We praise you that Your power and strength is much more stronger than any human force. This Christmas, protect those who love You and seek to worship You for sending Your Son to save us from our sin. We pray that you would use these people to shine Your light into the world ; whether to us fellow believers or to the very people persecuting them. Thank You for Your provision always. In Jesus name,
Amen.

Jade

Holy Ghost of You Father

Holy Ghost of You Father God in the Lord Jesus Christ, I’m praying Your will for increase of Your faith in all believers to believe, confidence in Your promised victory (John 3: 16), continued keeping and peace of mind. As we all share trials and oppressions together, greatly, Jesus You said, “I will never leave you alone”. Hallelujah, thank you, amen. Be encouraged, love !

Velma

Jesus we celebrate the freedom

Jesus we celebrate the freedom you bring through your birth, life, teachings, death, and resurrection! It’s not the freedom the world offers, it’s a wholly separate wholeness. May that be real for our sisters and brothers in places where they can’t publicly share their excitement. May we celebrate all the more because our family in you can’t celebrate in the same way.
We’re grateful the government is on your shoulders – we can rest all these things on you knowing you will make all things right

A Brother in Christ

God bless you and sustain

God bless you and sustain you by His willing Spirit! Know that many pray for you every day! In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Scott Johnston

We in Puerto Rico pray

We in Puerto Rico pray for you and your family, that God bless and protect your family. That many in your country be saved by the blood of Jesuschrist, our savior. Amén!

Eliu Moya

I pray that the awesome

I pray that the awesome example of these Christians, suffering for their belief in the Lord Jesus Christ, reinvigorates a genuine sense of faith among all Christians around the world who take their rights to practice their beliefs for granted and have never faced such persecution, and would likely never be as strong as these faithful have been. I pray to God they never have to face the same test!

Frank H

Heavenly Father,Thank you for my

Heavenly Father,
Thank you for my precious brothers and sisters! Although we are many miles apart, we are united in Spirit! This season, fill their hearts with your unspeakable love, joy, and peace! Strengthen them & protect them from every fiery dart of the enemy! Surround their homes, their families, and children! Fill them with your wisdom, boldness, & Holy Ghost fire! May they fulfill their destiny! May they walk in your power & anointing! Keep their hearts burning for you, Yeshua! Amen

Little Rose

Oro para que puedan celebrar

Oro para que puedan celebrar con la libertad de Cristo la libertad que Nadir les puede quitar, oro para que Diosnkes fortalezca y sus vidas sean llenas del pose sobrenatural del Espíritu Santo. Oro para el Señor les protege les libre de todo mal y guarde sus corazones, oro para que nunca les falte la provisión y sean invisibles a sus perseguidores. En el nombre de Jesús amén.

Ceci de Carbajal

Lord Jesus fill my brothers

Lord Jesus fill my brothers and sisters with your love, mercy, grace and power. Nothing in all creation can separate us from the love of God which is in Jesus Christ our Lord. We are more than conquerors through Christ who loves us. I pray that your hearts will be filled with the goodness of God and His presence be with you ever minute of every day. Our God is an awesome God. God be magnified- God be magnified. His love will never fail you.

dale taylor

Holy Father, I pray for

Holy Father, I pray for my brothers and sisters in Christ, men and women of courage and tenacity whose strength of faith, rooted in the Gospel and Scripture, is a lesson to us all. It is humbling and uplifting all at once.

I pray that the beating heart of faith remains a light unto the world, even as Jesus life, love, and sacrifice for His children shines through our lives.

I pray all God’s blessings upon our brothers and sisters through this time of celebration.

Amen

Paul

I thank the Lord for

I thank the Lord for your courage and strength as you face each day. During this time of rejoicing and remembering the birth of our Savior, may you find joy even in your difficult circumstances. May the Holy Spirit renew your spirit every day and your brothers and sisters in Christ lift you up before the throne of Almighty God in prayer.

Pat

Lord, please remember those on

Lord, please remember those on the front lines of this world this Christmas… the ones facing persecution for their beliefs. My family and I ask for a hedge of protection around these fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. May your will be done in all things and I ask their safety is in your will this season. You know their needs and you know their faith. Let your peace and blessings overflow on and around them to the Glory of the Father. This we ask in the precious name of Jesus.

Amen

Lundie Wright

I pray that you will

I pray that you will be able to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ joyfully and safely with the family of believers where you are, but if that is not possible, I am so thankful you can do it secretly or simply silently and the Lord will be so honored by your love. Hope in the Lord, for you are being prayed for by sisters in Christ all over the world.
With tremendous love,

Fidelis

Fidelis

Dear Lord Heavenly Father, please

Dear Lord Heavenly Father, please bless and protect my brothers and sisters in Christ where ever they are and their friends and family and salvation for those who persecute the church to know you dear Jesus as Lord and savior and to keep them safe and growth in the faith. My prayer In Christ Jesus name. Amen.

Demi

Grace and peace to you

Grace and peace to you my brothers and sisters . I am constantly thinking and praying for you who are persecuted in your countries . It is a great challenge and I hope that your difficulties strengthen you faith greatly. The great Gospel cannot be taken away from us and I pray that It will guide you in your difficulties . In Christ Jesus

Joel

Joel Moriarty

Our Father, who art in

Our Father, who art in Heaven, which is within us all, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive our sins just as we forgive those who sin against us. Keep us away from temptation and deliver us from evil. Amen

Anne

My prayer for all of

My prayer for all of you is that the LORD’S presence be constantly with each of you as your commitment to His truth remains in your hearts. That God’s protection and loving hands and arms are constantly wrapped around you and that the refuge of His mighty Spirit blankets you all from all persecutions and remains strong with you all through any and all circumstances you may encounter. May our Lord bless your lives in everything you put your hands to in Jesus’ mighty name. “Amen”

"Alabama Cotton Candy Skies"

My Dear Brothers and Sisters,I

My Dear Brothers and Sisters,

I don’t know your names, but God does. Your names are written on His hand. I pray for you often….that God would provide, protect, and put his waring and guardian angels round about you and your loved ones.
I pray for shalom to surround you during this season of Christ’s birth.

Janet Wilder

Dear Jesus,Thank you for your

Dear Jesus,
Thank you for your love for all of us. Bless my dear brothers and sisters around the world, especially those who worship you at great risk. May they know my family and I love them and pray for them. Protect them from harm and bring them amazing joy in you. Please meet their needs and may many come to know you, Jesus, through them. God, please soften the heart of those who persecute and show them the truth of your love. Thank you Jesus for the privelage of uniting together in prayer.

Joan

My prayer for my precious

My prayer for my precious fellow believers who are suffering under persecution and oppression for their faith is that we who enjoy the liberty of being able to worship Christ our savior would stand in solidarity and prayerful support with them and do all within our means to lift them up and to urge our leaders to act on their behalf to protect them and to demand their humane treatment and relief from persecution and release from unjust imprisonment. And for them to know they are not forgotten.

John Barck

May Jesus look bountifully and

May Jesus look bountifully and gracefully upon You this coming Christmas, with all the Love and Blessing availed to You, while still here upon this sin-filled planet. It reminds us that we are not home here. The reason being, the Christian has such a tough time here, is so that when we do go home, we will be so very appreciative of Our True Home, in Heaven, with Our Lord and Saviour !!!!

Dr. Joseph A. Yacaginsky

Heavenly Father, bless and protect

Heavenly Father, bless and protect all my brothers and sisters in Christ. Let them feel Your presence and love especially as we worship the birth of Jesus, our Savior. Bless them with every spiritual blessing to grow in wisdom and knowledge of God. Replace their fears with faith. Like the church in Acts, let Your word come in power as they pray and seek You. Give them discernment and Open hearts of their enemies to the Gospel. In Jesus, Yeshua name we ask, believing

Joy

Lord God, thank You that

Lord God, thank You that You love and care for each of your children. However, surely, those who are persecuted for their faith in You hold a special place in your heart. Draw them closer to You, dear Jesus, as they celebrate your coming, Immanuel. In their turmoil, give them your peace that passes understanding. Give them joy as they bless You.
Holy Spirit, fill them to overflowing that they may not lose hope. Let them know they are part of the whole body of Christ, and that we love them.

dale dimos

Friends, I pray that your

Friends, I pray that your whispers of praise turn to shouts of worship to the Lord very soon. I pray that none of us ever take for granted the celebration of our Lord’s birth and what it means for true freedom in Christ. No man on earth can change that with laws or threats and I am so grateful for you brothers and sisters who defy the enemy’s schemes and meet to share the joy of the Lord. I am humbled by your faith and I will meet you in the presence of the Lord one day!

Mandee

May you be filled today

May you be filled today with the knowledge of God’s will with all spiritual wisdom and understanding so that you can walk in a manner worthy of Him, pleasing Him in all respects, bearing fruit and increasing in your practical knowledge of Him. May He strengthen you with all power according to His glorious might so that you have endurance and patience today! (from Colossians 1)

Candice Houser

May the Lord Jesus fill

May the Lord Jesus fill you with all love, mercy, grace and power. Jesus said I will n

dale taylor

Lord Jesus Christ I pray

Lord Jesus Christ I pray for all my brother’s and sisters in Christ to be bold and brave in the face of persecution. Place your loving arms of protection around them Amen.

Elizabeth

I pray you will stay

I pray you will stay strong in the LORD.

Let all that I am wait quietly before God,
for my hope is in him.
6
He alone is my rock and my salvation,
my fortress where I will not be shaken.

Lois Bode

I pray that your Christmas

I pray that your Christmas time would be amazing and that you would feel the comfort and presence of Jesus Christ.

Derek

I pray that the believers

I pray that the believers who risk everything by celebrating Christmas will be kept safe and forgive those who seek to harm them. May they have a rich and blessed Christmas. In Jesus name I pray, amen.

Anonymous

Heavenly Father,Thank you for loving

Heavenly Father,
Thank you for loving all of us and sending your Son Jesus into this world. Thank you for our brothers and sisters in Christ. Please watch over them that live in dangerous areas. We love them as we love you!
In Jesus name, Amen

Pam

It’s hard for me to

It’s hard for me to imagine someone not being able to celebrate the birth of our Savior openly. I consider it a privilege to celebrate openly for you in the hope that one day soon, we will be able to celebrate openly together. Remain strong and know we are praying for you. God Bless!

Mark

I am praying that Our

I am praying that Our Heavenly Father gives U peace especially this Christmas ? Season. I am praying for you and your family and your safety as U share HIS LOVE with a lost and dying world. Thank U for all U do to share the Gospel! Merry CHRISTmas!

Peaches

Jesus, may your light shine

Jesus, may your light shine brightly on these courageous believers who worship you this Christmas in spite of hardships. Give them joy and protection as they gather and praise you. Use them to bring others to yourself.

May you be glorified in them.

Connie

Paul, from a jail cell,

Paul, from a jail cell, said that he had learned to be content in whatever situation he found himself, regardless of the circumstances (Phil 4:11) be cause he knew that God would provide whatever it took to meet his needs (v 19). Believe in and on God for He will be there for you.

wayne parker

Dear brother/sister in Christ, I

Dear brother/sister in Christ, I am praying for you this Christmas! May the light, love, joy, and hope that Christ alone gives be felt in your life. Remember that Jesus is Immanuel, God with us, now and always. He loves you very much, and is always very near to you. Merry Christmas!

Judy Lovins

Dear Heavenly Father, May You

Dear Heavenly Father,
May You give Your Peace to my brothers & sisters who live in restricted countries & who cannot worship You freely. May they be reminded of how lowly You entered this world and how You lived so humbly here among people who hated You & rejected You. Please give Your strength, power & love to these precious people, and give them Your heart for those that hate them. They are honored in Your sight, Father. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Kendra

O GOD and FATHER, may

O GOD and FATHER, may we CALL ON THE NAME OF JESUS our LORD Day and Night? For our brothers and sisters may we Ask that YOU might Bless them, not only at this special time of the year, but from one day to the next with New Birth in their Heart, Soul, Mind and Strength, Birth of a New Understanding, a Deeper Love and a Steadfast Faith Believing that it is YOU that will Sustain them for 24 hours, as they come Again for Renewal when tomorrow Becomes Today

Doris

I pray your never alone

I pray your never alone this Christmas to celebrate and your surrounded by loved ones. And to know Jesus is the reason for the season.

Garth Harding

Heavenly Father, I pray for

Heavenly Father, I pray for my brothers and sisters from persecuted church. I ask for protection, strength and courage for them. Please keep their persecuters blind while they celebrate Christmas , freely worshipping the Lord Jesus. Keep them safe with your powerful arms. In Jesus’s name I pray. Amen.

Anthony D.

Anthony D Romualdo

Lord, I pray for those

Lord, I pray for those who are struggling with persecution during this season. May you give them strength and help them to know they are not alone. Encourage them and give them what they need each day. Thank You for the stand they are making for You and I pray that your Name would be glorified by what they are going through. Envelope them with Your love during this time, in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Renae

I pray Paul’s words in

I pray Paul’s words in Romans 12:12 for you.
Dear Lord, please help my persecuted dear brothers and sisters to be “joyful in hope, patient in affliction and faithful in prayer” May they know your boundless love and experience your presence in ways we seldom do.
In Jesus name I pray,
Amen

Pat Schmidt

Heavenly Father, Be with those

Heavenly Father,
Be with those who are celebrating Christmas in hiding, fearing for their safety and the safety of their loved ones. Give them the strength and courage that they need to stay faithful to you. Touch those who are causing their suffering, open their eyes and hearts that they no longer are the enemy but become brothers and sisters in Christ. Praise your Holey Name, in Jesus name we pray.
Amen

Mary Sisk

May the Spirit of the

May the Spirit of the Christ child who gave you life strengthen, encourage and enable you to remain faithful to Him an your purpose. The Word says”let your light so shine so others may see your good works and glorify your father in heaven”. May the joy of the Lord be your strength and the peace of God fill your heart. Amen

Barbara

Father God, may the love

Father God, may the love of Christ penetrate the hardest of hearts and reach deep into the souls of those who don’t know You as we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior. Please protect believers who must worship in secret. Give them joy, peace and comfort that can only come from You. May You change hearts and minds, as Your will is done. I pray in Jesus’ mighty name. Amen.

Tracey Evans

May the peace and joy

May the peace and joy from Christ’s birth fill your hearts as you celebrate Christmas even in your secret places. May the reason of Christmas HIMSELF be exalted in your worship. May the PRINCE OF PEACE, the GLORIOUS LAMB OF GOD, THE OMNIPOTENCE( the one who promised “I am with you always”) join our hearts together in worship. May HE envelope us with HIS GLORY, GRACE, GOODNESS, LOVE, MERCY AND FAVOUR in this season.
IN JESUS MIGHTY NAME. AMEN.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

REGINA KYEI -MENSAH

Father God, I worship and

Father God, I worship and praise you today. I ask for my brothers and sisters in persecuted lands who are paying the price for their faith, who do not have the freedom to co-memorate this auspicious season of Advent when we remember Your special gift to mankind in the person of Jesus. We ask Holy Spirit to sustain Your people in spite of the troubles they face. We ask that their faith would be bolstered with each challenge they face. Please bless and protect them. Be with them during this season

john moses

Father, in the Name of

Father, in the Name of Jesus Christ we pray for our brothers and sisters in countries where they cannot worship You freely. Lord we ask that You strengthen them in this season of Christmas and always. May Your Joy and Peace fill their hearts despite their circumstances. May a song of Your love rise in their hearts as they silently and secretly worship You. You Oh Lord, are their greatest Christmas gift.

Limakatso Selelane

Almighty God, our father, who

Almighty God, our father, who has loved so much, thank you for these my dear brothers and sisters. Lord Jesus, thank you for saying yes to the father, and for giving us the Holy Spirit to guide and console us.

Oh abba father, my heart breaks for my brethren, console them, comfort them, strengthen them and above all, my prayer is that they will come to grow closer and closer and closer to you till they can always feel your warm embrace around them especially now in this season. Amen.

Derrick

I pray in Jesus name

I pray in Jesus name that the peace of God will locate you all this Christmas and may God raise godly men in all governments of the world for His people in Jesus mighty name

Phebean

Our Father in heaven may

Our Father in heaven may the hope of the season be with all Christians here on earth. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus without persecution we feel for our brothers and sisters where they are not so fortunate. With the faith that brings all of us together may all that act in concert bring world peace.Blessed savoir may you protect all who are persecuted for their faith in you.

Clarence

May our Lord bless this

May our Lord bless this Christmas time to you. I pray that God will fill you with the secret joy, the inner joy of having the One who came to ridd us of our sins. Your stedfastness in faith is a blessing and encouragement to me.

Daniel Romania

Stand strong and pray for

Stand strong and pray for your persecuters. Remember James 1:2-4.
My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces [a]patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be [b]perfect and complete, lacking nothing

Joey Trichell

Dear GOD as I come

Dear GOD as I come to you in the name of Jesus Christ , whom we have our access to you, may I offer this prayer for our persecuted brothers and sisters in North Korea, Nigeria, Iraq & all. It is hard to comprehend the horrible things which go on-abuse, starvation, loneliness, and such sadness. May your hand of grace be felt by each as they willing to suffer for our LORD JESUS, for your WORD and sharing of their FAITH. Give them, numbness of the pain over mind&bodies, show your LOVE for them

Charlene Harvey

Lord, I thank You for

Lord, I thank You for my brothers’ and sisters’ desire to celebrate Your day of birth despite the absence of freedom in doing so. I pray for their hearts and faith to be strengthened as they celebrate Christmas in secret. Please protect them as well as their families from persecutions in their communities. I pray that they can find ways to celebrate Christmas without being persecuted. Thank You for their faith. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

Kat

Heavenly Father,This Advent season I

Heavenly Father,
This Advent season I pray you will give the Persecuted Church/Secret Believers a supernatural awareness of your presence with them. Encourage them in a special way that will be a dynamic testimony to those around them. I pray that any unsaved family members will see the true Light of Christmas. Wrap your lobing arms around them and increase their joy.
In Jesus’ precious name, Amen!

Mary

Lord, many think they are

Lord, many think they are serving you when they persecute your people, who are called by your son’s name, “Christians” Please show them their error, as you did Saul of Tarsus, so they redirect their dedication against you to strong dedication for you, as you did Paul.

Dr. Tom Herzog

I pray that though you

I pray that though you are deprived of the joy of singing sharing and openly celebrating Christmas, the fact that Christmas is in you will give you geater inner Joy. Our prayers are with you as we Jon you too in having Christmas in our hearts.

Kate Nadabo

My prayer is for God

My prayer is for God to bless all the persecuted christians, keep a veil of invisibility on them so that those who may persecute them are blinded to all but what God knows could lead them to Christ.
Father give your strength to my fellow brothers and sisters and let them feel the overwhelming love and support we have for them. Keep them extra safe during this time of celebrating the birth of your son, our savior, Jesus Christ.

Shawnna

Dear fellow believers in our

Dear fellow believers in our Lord Jesus Christ,
We love you through the love that Jesus displayed towards us. We celebrate with you this Christmas season as We look forward to being with you throughout eternity as we will be complete in His presence and held together by His love.

We join with you in worshipping the Lord of lords, and the King of Kings. The Great I AM.
Amen and Amen.

Donna G.

Dear Heavenly Father, Please protect

Dear Heavenly Father, Please protect the believers in you that are threatened when they want to worship at Christmas.My heart is saddened for what they endure.i ask this in Jesus name Amen

Sandy

Dear Heavenly Father, we come

Dear Heavenly Father, we come to You in the mighty name of Jesus Christ praying that You would provide Your favor over all those persecuted Christians, those that call You their God, those that share the good news with those in their individual countries as well, their families, keep them safe we pray, Amen.

Max and Susan Bryant

This Christmas I pray that

This Christmas I pray that you will experience the peace and joy of the lord. You will feel his presence more than ever before. Through trials and tribulations you will know that you are not alone and Christ loves you. We love you.

Zainab Alli

Heavenly father, please strengthen, encourage,

Heavenly father, please strengthen, encourage, bless, keep and be near our brothers and sisters who face persecution most of us will never know. We all need you Lord. Please let us all fix our eyes on Jesus and thank you for coming for us then and when you come for us in the future. In Jesus name!

Robert Walker

Stay strong in faith. Jesus

Stay strong in faith. Jesus sees and is with you. He is our great reward. Keep focused on the unseen and stay close to our Lord. The battle belongs to Him.

Renee

I pray the Word will

I pray the Word will wrap you in the glory and power . that no evil will come near you. The peace that passes all I understanding keep.you in perfect peace. The angels of the L-RD are charged around about you. The joy of the L-RD is your strength. The strength of your life. We carry the birth of Jesus in us continually.

Patricia Swayne

Yahweh God Most High, Lord

Yahweh God Most High, Lord of heaven and earth, You who made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and all their host I pray that those suffering extreme persecution would be able to find joy in You and rejoice in You, Father in what You have done in sending Your Son to redeem us from our sins and lawless ways to be a holy nation, a people for Your own possession, zealous for good deeds. I pray that they may have ask to Your Word, so that they may meditate Your coming in the flesh God the Son. Amen.

Noah Hirsch

Dear Lord,I pray for those

Dear Lord,
I pray for those who worship your Holy Name under dire conditions. Give them the courage they need to continue and let them know your great love and protection is with them. They are loved and supported by Christians and are never forgotten. Amen

Suzy

“Though we walk through The

“Though we walk through The Valley of the shadow of death… His rod ( Authority) and his staff (guidance) they comfort me”. He is our Good Shepherd, he leadeth us, he is with us always.
Though we may suffer for a season do not fear, pray, declare the Word for it is truth. Resist the devil and he shall flee.
for though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh . Our weapons are mighty in God to the pulling down of strongholds, and anything that exalts itself against God. God bless!

Nora V.

The light within you given

The light within you given FREELY to you by Jesus Christ shines brighter than any darkness you face. I pray a blessing over you, your family, and all you encounter this holiday season as you know the JOY you carry in your heart. Let your love and passion for Christ never dull, even in this time of confusion, oppression, and isolation. I stand in solidarity with you and will continually pray for you this holiday season. May Jesus continue to guide your steps in the darkness. In God’s name, Amen!

Ashley

O Blessed Lord, thank You

O Blessed Lord, thank You for these, Your beautiful saints. It is a privilege to pray for them and wish them a blessed, holy, Christmas, safe in Your loving arms. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Christienne

Lord God Almighty,

Lord God Almighty, I thank you for this privilege to pray for our brothers and sisters who are in places of danger of persecution because of their belief in you. I pray this Christmas would be a time of peace and extra strength and courage for them.

Please protect them from the enemy give them a new filling of your Spirit and give them a time they can be blessed in a way that will encourage them. In your name I pray..Amen

Linda

Dear Heavenly Father,I pray that

Dear Heavenly Father,

I pray that you give strength to those who are facing persecution. Please remind them that this life is quickly passing, but soon we will be in our forever home- with You!
May God bless you a hundred fold.
In Jesus Name, Amen.

Jenny

Father – please allow the

Father – please allow the secret believers around the world to experience You in a real and tangible way this Christmas season. May their times with You be sweet. As I celebrate Your birth freely in the west, please remind me to pray for my brothers and sisters who do not have the same opportunity. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Jennie

Dear Heavenly Father, I pray

Dear Heavenly Father, I pray that my brothers and sisters never forget and get discouraged to remain firm in their faith and love for You. May they always remember that how much You love and are always with them and that the earthly persecution is nothing compared to the eternal glory we will share with Your Son Jesus. I pray for your protection over them and their families and their mission in Jesus’s name Amen!

Ida Barua