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All Afghan Christians come from a Muslim background. Believers who are discovered face discrimination from family and community, Muslim clergy and local authorities. The government treats converts in a hostile manner, using any means possible to make them recant. The tiny Christian minority cannot meet in public; meetings in private homes are possible, but require great caution. Not a single official church building remains, not even for expatriate believers. In February, an Afghan Christian was released after spending nearly nine months in prison on charges of apostasy.
Pray:
  • For courage and perseverance for individual Christians with so little fellowship
  • That Taliban threats against Christian relief organizations will come to nothing
  • For the church to grow despite the difficulties.
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Christianity in Afghanistanan
Ranking: 02
Leader: President Hamid Karzai
Government: Islamic republic
Main Religion: Islam
Population: 32.4 million (thousands of Christians)

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42 prayers for “Afghanistan”

  1. Divine Supernatural Protection over Christian believers, American troops, and U.S. companies from the persecution and from terrorism and terroristic threats. Increased encouragement, perseverance, and endurance to to believers in this region. May the Light of the Gospel shine through the darkness and penetrate the darkness and deception of those living here that they may receive salvation, healing, deliverance in Jesus Christ.
  2. Prayers of Salvation for Afghan Christian Believers with Divine Protection and Deliverance through and during persecution and oppression and that they do not deny the Salvation in His Name. May the Light of the Truth penetrate this region with the Glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ, that it may yield a great Harvest of Souls for salvation in Christ. May the Spirit of the Lord, and the God of All Comfort be with them in Him in this region of the world that the Refuge in His Name be known among the nations.
  3. May His Name be hallowed in Afghanistan. May the people who have suffered so much for so long in darkness see the Light of Christ and receive the Salvation and Love of the One and Only God who created them and love them. Pray for all the new believers, may the Lord strengthen their faith, deepen their love, brighten their hope, help them stand firm in their faith, help them be bold and wise in spreading the Gospel in face of persecutions. May the Lord protect the Christian workers in that land.
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  6. Father we ask for You to reveal Yourself today in this land…
    for an outpouring of Holy Spirit bringing salvation and deliverance.
    We also ask for You to intervene in the riots over the burning of the books by our troops.
    Send forth Shalom and cause there hearts to see You today.
    amen
  7. my God forgive all those who judge the people of afganistan. Its there nation they have a religion of beauty and truth. I pray for all the christians who would force there religion on people in attenpt to sway them from God. forgive the heathens of the book and bring them to the path of truth.
    • Dear lost soul, you’re on this site because your heart is searching and aching for truth. As Christians, were are required and encouraged to SHARE the Good News of the Gospel when asked, NEVER to force conversion which implies mind control, brutality and cannot be done anyway, such as Muslims FORCING people to accept Islam. No one on this earth can control anyone’s mind at any time, EVER. We all are given freedom of choice, granted by God Himself. No one is forcing anyone here at any time. I am grateful that I have read your note, and I forgive you for calling us “heathens”. Try and remember something: before Islam existed, all Muslims were either Jews, Christians, idol worshippers or atheists. May you find forgiveness, joy, peace and love in the religion of your choice. God loves you as much as He does the Son He gave the world to cleanse us all from sin when we receive Him in our hearts. I rejoice in the day when you will receive Him, You will find such relief and gratitude towards God, your heart will overflow and your eyes will see as never before, it happens to all of us I assure you, and it isn’t “magic” either . I will look for you in Heaven and rejoice with you my friend. God bless you.
    • The soldiers who burnt the Koran did not represent Christians–they were not forcing any religion on your people, just their misguided anger, perhaps to fellow soldiers who had been killed, but I know true Christians who have come to Afghanistan who gave free medical and dental aid and loved your people there and their reward was to be killed–they were defenseless–the men who did that did so in the name of Allah–so you see, some of your people have misguided anger also, and also need to be forgiven, and the only one who can cleanse from sin is the sinless Son of God, who came here 2000 years ago, and shed his blood, so all can be saved. “He (God/Allah) hath made Him (Jesus) to be sin for us, that we might be made the righteousness of God/Allah through Him (Jesus the Christ).” II Cor. 5:21
  8. Dear Lord surround the Christans in Afghanistan with your protection. If they are subject to mistreatment may You give them courage and sense that You are with them. May they keep the Word of the Lord hidden in their hearts and may this give them strength to keep believing that they will be able to meet this trial because You are with them. Warn them Holy Spirit if there is danger when they meet in each others homes. Thank you Lord.
  9. lord of Mercy,keep our brothers and sisters strong in their faith ,protect them during these difficult times as they call out to You , give them hope and peace of mind, may the Holy Spirits Presence be very real to them. In Jesus name Amen
  10. Lord Jesus minister to this country which is lost and without hope. Visit them in dreams and visions I pray.
    Amen and amen.
  11. Thank-You Dear Heavenly Father that You love all of Your creation. Thank-You for Your Beloved Son, Jesus, the Way the Truth and the Life. Thank-You for our brothers and sisters in Afganistan. Please bring them together so that they might encourage one another. Please protect and strengthen them. I pray for the Taliban. Please reveal Your Truth to them. Please work in their lives through dreams and visions. Please work miracles of salvation among them. I ask that nothing will come of their threats against Christian relief organizations. Please protect them Lord. Thank-You that Your Church is growing in Afganistan. I pray that it will continue to grow and grow. May Your Kingdom come. May Your will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. For the Glory of Jesus and in His Strong and Holy name, amen.
  12. Heavenly Father,
    Thank you so much for the opportunity to come to You, the only true God of Heaven and Earth,
    We worship You, we praise You, You alone are worthy. You are the God of the supernatural
    and of miracles. Please work your supernatural miracles over Afghanistan today; move
    the hindrances away, enable Christians to provide the Holy Bible to His people there,
    for we know that all things are possible with You. Truly we live in a dark and dying world,
    but You are the light of the world. May the people of Afghanistan choose life and life more
    abundantly as it is offered to them through Your Word. May the clerics in Afghanistan hunger
    and thirst for the Holy Bible; may they have a desire to throw away the Koran and to
    tear down the mosques that teach against You; may the drugs grown in Afghanistan be
    ruined by weather and cause the people to hunger and thirst for the living God, the King of
    Kings, the Lord of LORDs, Jesus the Christ.
    Amen and amen.
  13. May strongholds over the Afghanistan be brought down and may Jesus Christ be magnified.Bring peace and comfort tmy brothers and sisters in Christ.
  14. LORD GOD ALMIGHTY, I lift up to you my brothers and sisters in Afghanistan especially those who are prisoners for their faith in JESUS. Protect and sustain them. Give them courage and perserverance to live by faith and be strong in YOU. Help them to know they are not alone and that YOU will never leave or forsake them and to know of our prayer on their behalf. Help us to be faithful in coming alongside of them during these difficult times. For the sake of Your Great and Holy Name strenghten Your church which faces persecution. In JESUS name we pray, Amen.
  15. Dear Heavenly Father, I pray that you would continue to give those who risk so much for your name your all-surpassing love, protection, resovle, courage and the peace, YOUR peace, which surpasses all understanding. I pray that those who don’t know you would see the powerful witness of these saints and also be brought to a saving knowledge of You through your Son, Jesus Christ. Be with their families – strengthen and provide for their needs. I pray for the middle east region, that those who would have ears to hear may open their hearts to the Gospel and receive salvation. Lord, many of us have no idea what these courageous people face, and may they be an example of faith to all of us, and may we not forget to lift them up to You every time You would bring them to mind. Bless them and keep them safe, Lord, and I pray that many, many others would be drawn to you, to the TRUTH, by their courageous, faithful witness. Amen.
  16. Father God , please move on the hearts of the Afgans to recieve you. Please protect Thy servants and provide courage . In Jesus’s name , amen
  17. My God, my Father, I pray for the release of Shoib Assadullah who is in prison in the district of Mazar-e-Sharif.
    My God, my Father, please help Christians in Afghanistan.
    And I would like that the leaders in Afghanistan respect the Article 18 of the universal declaration of human rights.
    In the name of your son Jesus.
    Amen.
    • God who loves us, Our Father who knows us one by one and name by name, Pour out Your protection over this one Shobib Assadullah held in prison for Jesus Christ, and also the one Said Musa who is supposed to have been released. You know where he is and You are his salvation. All praise to the LORD on High Who is Able to keep that which we have committed unto Him until the final day.
  18. Father God, you are incredible to personally seek and search for even one sheep in Afghanistan. Thank you and I give you praises, that the thwarts of the evil one cannot stop you carry the little ones in your embrace. Lord, you are indeed pure, giving us your heart’s desire pray for supernatural change sweep into Afghanistan. God of Daniel, I ask of you in Jesus name, send your holy angels defeat demonic spirits who harden the eyes and hearts of this nation from meeting Jesus face to face. Shut up the mouths of lions that cannot even get close to your people. Lord, I pray for the government and those in power enforce your laws in peace. Right now in Jesus’ name, they be touched by the depth of your compassion that every Afghanistan man deserves the mercy hear the gospel and keep their faith in Christ alone. All opposing powers that prevent Afghanistan-Pakistan-US from establishing a Christ-like relationship be disarmed, in Jesus name. My perfect Mediator, teach these nations to mediate as according to your ways. God, shield all Christian relief workers from spiritual, emotional and physical attacks of the enemy. God of Isaiah, I ask for your holy presence break down the gates of bronze and cut through the gates of iron in this nation in this month of March. Empower and send forth the perfect labourers who are welcomed in this land. Guide them share the good news in such a way the powerful and ordinary civilians will listen, understand and receive Author of Salvation. Amen.
  19. My Lord, and my Saviour, Jesus! Give strength to the believers in Afghan! As brother in Christ in Indonesia, we give you support and prayer for you. Your persecution in Christwill bless us and give us the strength too.
  20. We must pray for our Brothers and Sisters in Christ, no matter where they are being persecuted. Afghanistan is on this months prayer list but do not forget the rest of our Family who are being persecuted. What could honor Yeshua most? Giving your life for Him truly makes you walk the walk, instead like many who just talk the talk. “The greatest gift one Brother can give to another is his life. Like Yeshua had done for all of us. Glory and Praise be to the Lord who takes away the sins of the world.
  21. Heavenly Father,I thank You for Your wise words of instruction that tell us “…to pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you.” (Matthew 5:43-45) I can’t begin to really know what my brothers and sisters in Christ go through who live in Afghanistan, but I do know we serve the same mighty and powerful God. I pray and ask in the name of Jesus, for those in this country who hate and persecute Your children, that their plans for wickedness would be interrupted and thwarted. I pray and ask You~ for these in gov. positions and those in the Taliban, would cease in their violence and injustices and that scales would fall off their eyes and they would call upon the name of the Lord and be saved.Lord, I lift up those in prison who are being tortured for their faith in You. Bless them and keep them, comfort them and even in their pain give them a song to sing or a verse from Your Word that will lift them up today.Lord, would You strengthen them and may the leaders see You and want to know who You are. Lord, i pray for the body of believers in Afghanistan and ask You to make a way where there seems to be no way, for them to gather for places of worship and fellowship with one another, so there can be encouragement and building up of one another in Christ Jesus. Thank You that You are Emmanuel, God with us always and those who can’t have the fellowship with other believers and who feel all alone, may they know always they have You. In Your presence is fullness of joy. Help them Lord. In Jesus’ name, I thank You. Amen.
  22. Heavenly Father, I say Amen to all the prayers before me. Thank you Lord for your faithfulness, yours promises of never leaving us. Your word says you will be there through the suffering and if we look to you will come though refined, with a deeper love and understanding of how Great You Are. Be with all your people who are suffering for your name sake, those in Afghanistan and all over the world. Comfort them, give them wisdom and discernment, courage and strenght. Thank you Lord for loving us and caring for us. I pray this in your son precious name Jesus Christ. Amen
  23. Lord, I come today to give You thanks for my brothers and sisters in Christ in Afghanistan! Thank You for the small but faithful number of believers in this country. Lord, let Your presense be known and felt by them, as well as the love and prayers from their brothers and sisters in Christ from around the world. Lord, I ask that these believers be able to find ways to fellowship with one another so that they may be strengthened and edified by each other. Lord, I pray that Your Holy Spirit would be poured out on Afghanistan so that many more citizens of that country would come to know, love, and follow You. Raise up leaders that will foster a belief of religious freedom so that persecution will cease. For those who are persecuted or imprisoned, I pray that You would send Your Comfort to them. Lord, protect the Christian organizations who risk their own lives to live out their walk with Jesus by helping those in Afghanistan. I pray that peace can come to this country. Lord, bless the materials and the small amount of fellowship time that the believers in Afghanistan have access to, so that they may be fully nourished and satisfied. Lord, I know that You will continue to work in Afghanistan. I thank You for Your faithfulness, compassion, and love. Thank You for all that You’ve done, You’re doing, and what You will do. In the Precious and Wonderful Name of Jesus, Amen!
  24. Thank You LORD for the bravery of our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan!
    Thank You that You will provide in all their needs. Your Name is to be praised for ever!!
    Regardless how big the Goliath is in their life, Your hand is not to short to save them!
    Thank You LORD that You answer all Who call upon your Name and not give up, “Seek and you will find, knock and the door will be opened” You have said in Your Holy Word, thank You LORD that this is true for those who ask and persevere and not give up!
    Although circumstances are harsh and unbearable help our brothers and sisters to stand strong in faith in You while regaining more and more confidence in You, while persevering never seizing to labor for You and Your Kingdom, on earth as it is in Heaven.
    Amen.
  25. “Commit and trust your works to the Lord, and your plans will be established.” Trust in God, no matter how bad things may look for you or others that have accepted our Lord Jesus as Savior. For it is also written In God’s word- “no weapon that is formed against us shall prosper…….We pray and lift up their government, their leaders and local police that the word of God be made real to them as we trust in our God to open doors and remove barriers in this country, In Jesus name, Amen.
  26. Father God, you are amazing. I know you have a beautiful plan for the people of Afghanistan. Please bring peace and hope to this land. Allow the light of Christ to shine brightly there for all to see and believe. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
  27. Please Lord, who is able to do more than we ask, please help the people of Afghanistan to understand their situation in your way. You never promised that it would be an easy road to travel, but you did promise to give us the strength to make the journey. Please help those in this country who know you to grow with and in you so that they may stand strong alone if need be. Help others to find you despite the enemie’s attacks that he is using through evil human beings. Help your children find their adequacy in you.
  28. I pray in Jesus Name that those who are persecuted for their faith of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. That they will receive grace sufficient to over come the hate of their own country men. Just as Jesus did when he was crucified by his country men. May those that hurt, mock or do evil to God’s children will see the light and repent of their sins. May Jesus comfort, and give strength to the families, and brothers and sisters of Christ that suffer for righteousness sake.
  29. LORD, I thankyou for the ability to pray with other brothers and sisters in christ. The needs of our brothers and sisters in Afganistan are great, but through you all things are posible. LORD I pray for strength,courage and perseverance to these brothers and sisters.LORD may the threats of the Taliban be only threats and no harm come to your children. Lord I pray a great move of your HOLY SPIRIT across this country with record conversions and growth to the church.
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    UNIUS REI VS NIMROD BAAL IMF 666 -- 4. He will stand and shepherd his flock, in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God. And they will live securely, for then his greatness, will reach to the ends of the earth. 5. And he will be our peace, when the Assyrians invade our land and march through our fortresses. We will raise against them seven shepherds, even eight commanders, 6. who will rule[c] the land of Assyria with the sword, the land of Nimrod with drawn sword.[d] He will deliver us from the Assyrians, when they invade our land, and march across our borders.
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    if you understand Christianity? then, also, you will be killed by the Muslims, because, in their eyes, you will always be, a blasphemer and idolater! but this is the truth, God has given free will, while satanaAllah, has captured:: taken it! se tu capisci il cristianesimo? poi, anche, tu sarai ucciso dai musulmani, perché, ai loro occhi, tu sarai sempre, un blasfemo ed idolatra! ma, questa è la verità, Dio ha dato il libero arbitrio, mentre, satanaAllah lo ha tolto!
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