With the recent persecution our Christian brothers & sisters are experiencing worldwide, I believe that something inside all of us rises up to want to help them. The Good news is – you can! When we pray God’s Word believing, things change! So here’s 10 scriptures to help you pray effectively for them.
1. Hebrews 13:5 – Pray that persecuted believers will sense God’s presence.
2. 1 Corinthians 12:20, 26 – Pray that they will feel & know their connection with the Greater Body of Christ.
3. 2 Corinthians 1:3-5 -Pray that they will experience God’s comfort when their family members are killed, injured, or imprisoned for their witness.
4. Colossians 4:3 – Pray that they will have more opportunities to share the gospel.
5. Philippians 1:14 – Pray for their boldness to make Christ known.
6. Matthew 5:44 – Pray that they will forgive & love their persecutors.
7. Acts 9:25 – Pray that their ministry activities will remain undetected by authorities or others who wish to silence them.
8. Acts 5:41 – Pray that they will be able to rejoice in their suffering.
9. Ephesians 6:17 – Pray that they will be refreshed through God’s Word and grow in their faith.
10. Jude 20-25 – Pray that they will be strengthened through fellow believers.