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Eid al fitr or Hariraya also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, was celebrated last July 28 by all Muslims in Thailand and also in the world. They prepared a lot of food for celebration. During Hariraya Thai Muslims working in neighbouring countries and those far from their homes came home and celebrated Hariraya with family and friends.
We would like to thank you for joining the 30 days of prayer for our Muslim friends. I believe those prayer made a big difference in their lives. let’s continue to pray and expect more from God.
Before I believe in God, I came from Muslim family, all members in my family are Muslims. they are quiet busy for their living. no more family time, always working hard to earn big money, life looks so empty, no happiness. I worked so hard, till one day i got sick and I could not work anymore. then I have to quit my job. All of my savings was spent for my medication and household bills. It was for 2 years i had to in and out of the hospital. Later, my husband left me so I have to raise my child alone. My life was so tough at that time because I had no money and starving from time to time. I’ve come to God through the encouragement of my friend who is a christian. She told me that God is able to help in everything. I decided to attend the church at that night, it was Friday 2nd of November 2012. At the back of my mind I was asking myself, “What am I doing here”? and I feel like nothing seems to happen. I sat down and listen to the word of God till the end. A Pastor called out for God’s healing, while I was following his prayer of which I didn’t know the meaning, but he said just believe that God heals. In my mind I said, “If God is real please heal my back pain so I can work normally. If God can do this for me I will believe Him for the rest of my life.” It was 15 minutes later I felt God has touched my back and the pain was gone. I got healed and cured by God. I got recovered since then. As I believed in God for 2 years, my life has changed a lot by God’s grace and His love. after I got healed, I got a new job and got paid. Now I feel so peaceful. At church I have a lot of friends who are my brothers and sisters in Christ. They are very helpful and always encouraging each other. I like to say Thank you God that His love is with us all the time. I want to encourage others that whatever good things we want in life we can get it from God. in His time God will certainly answer our prayers. Let us be honest and keep loving Him with all our heart. God will help you like what He did in my life. He changes all in me even my old life and has transformed me to a good person. Thank you God for everything in my life. God always bless me richly. I’m blessed! Thank you. God bless you.
Please Pray for the whole family of P’Mai to know God as well.
Iat was an outcaste in her community. She never married, but had affairs. The first was with a Buddhist trucker and then with another Buddhist man, driving her further and further from the Muslim society. She had two children and no husband, a severe defiance of the Muslim faith. Nobody liked Iat.
She first heard of Isa from a church in the north, and she began to believe. But she still shifted between Islam, Buddhism and Christian beliefs, unsteady and unsure. Occasionally she attended a church in the city, but she did not really understand. Then she was introduced to Isa in her own language, and she began to study and pray with us.
Now, at 40 years old, Iat is ready to be baptized! God has been pursuing her for many years, and is showing Iat a pure, holy love that she has never known before.
Pray for Iat and her journey in knowing and following God.