Acts 12:12

Acts 12:12 (ASV)

12And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together and were praying.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

Believers were praying for Ting who was being tortured even while he was awaiting execution in prison. And through a divinely orchestrated event, the Magistrate who held him captive was forced to release this servant of God.
Troubled with the question of why they were saved while other believers gruesomely lost their lives in the 1900 Boxer uprising, Rosalind Goforth determines it was the power of united prayers on their behalf by the church at home in Canada.
On the night Zhang Rongliang was released from prison - where for years, he suffered terribly for his faith in Christ Jesus; he went straight Brother Li's house. On getting there, he found the brethren gathered and praying for his release - God had heard them; for there he was, in their midst again.
Petr Jasek had been in prison and was undergoing trial under the orders of the strongly anti-Christian regime in Sudan. But Petr writes about how encouraged he was when he found out that Christians in Czech, Sudan and around the world were gathered together, praying and fasting for his release from prison.
The believers in Zhengzhou were fasting and praying for Brother Yun's release from prison for more than a week. God answered their prayers dramatically.
An imprisoned pastor is tied to the stake and made an offer to deny Christ and be set free, or face execution. He turned down the offer, but instead of getting executed; that same day, ten years since his incarceration; he gets released. He got home and found his family and other believers, praying for him at the alter in church.