The most anticipated Hyderabad Prayer Festival was held at the L.B. Stadium, opposite to Nizam College in Hyderabad on 20th and 21st of October 2018. Despite the threatening weather, thousands of people gathered at the venue with great hunger to hear the Word of God.
Prior to the Prayer Festival, the Dhinakarans ministered to over 5000 partners in the state of Telangana on the 19th of October, at Hyderabad. All the partners were blessed tremendously through the Word of God and the prayers the Dhinakarans offered to the partners. Many of the partners also joined the Prayer Festival to witness more of what the Lord is doing among the people of Hyderabad.
Many servants of God participated in the Prayer Festival and graced the occasion. The students of Karunya belonging to the region of Telangana ministered for the Lord at the Hyderabad Prayer Festival. They led the gathering to worship the Lord with songs of praise in Telugu. The presence of God filled the stadium as they ministered to the people. The Alumni of Karunya also volunteered in serving the vast crowd at the Prayer Festival.
Dr. Paul Dhinakaran thanked all those on the dais for their support in organizing the Prayer Festival. He encouraged the gathering to trust the Lord and wait upon Him for their miracle. As he led them in a time of anointed prayer, the Holy Spirit revealed to him the names of the people and the situation that they were facing. By the end of the prayer time, Sister Rupa and Latha whose names were called out came immediately to the stage to testify what they witnessed through the leading of the Holy Spirit. All the testimonies that arose at the stadium increased the faith of the people of Hyderabad in leaps and bounds.
Sis. Evangeline shared the Word of God on the first day of the Prayer Festival and encouraged through God's word. Sis. Evangeline Paul shared the Good News of Jesus Christ through the love and compassion He has towards the people of Hyderabad. They accepted the invitation to receive eternal life with all their hearts and the blessings that He has promised to pour on their lives.
Dr. Paul Dhinakaran was invited to share the Word of God at Calvary Church in Hyderabad for a sunday service. The congregation thanked the Lord for His unfailing promises and received His blessings in double measure. On the same day, Sister Evangeline was invited to share God’s Word at the CSI Wesley Church at Secunderabad. The congregation was blessed tremendously.
On the second day of the Hyderabad Prayer Festival, Dr. Paul conveyed that it was a great honor to pray for the state of Telangana. As the state is approaching its elections, he joined with the multitude gathered and prayed with a oneness of mind that God's chosen Government and Leaders be elected and the state should have great prosperity. Together with the Dhinakarans, the Chief Guest of the meeting Mr. & Mrs. Nehru Dhiyriyum, Rev. Satish Kumar and many servants of God and political leaders namely Sri. RC Khuntia, and Sri. Uttam Kumar and few other leaders joined in praying for the State of Telangana on the last day of the Hyderabad Prayer Festival. Dr. Paul shared the powerful Word of God, and the meeting ended with numerous testimonies that exalted the Name of our Lord.
Event Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018