“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people” (Ephesians 6:18, NIV)
According to Genesis 12:1-3, as God’s children He has blessed us with the opportunity to take the message of His salvation and reconciliation to the peoples of the world. We, along with millions of believers around the globe and throughout the centuries, are a part of His great plan and purpose. Within the Church of God of Prophecy alone, more than a million men, women, boys, and girls are representing Christ in their villages and communities. We praise God for active works in more than 135 nations of the world.
To enable us to reach the world and fulfill the mission Christ gave us, we must find our foundation in prayer. Prayer is a critical component to our effectiveness and fruitfulness. And as we read in Ephesians 6:18, we are admonished to pray for “all the Lord’s people.”
When we consider our prayers for the world, how often do we find ourselves praying for the harvest—the lost and unreached people of the world? While these prayers are important, we must remember that Jesus also taught us to pray for laborers (Matthew 9:37-38) and fellow believers (Ephesians 5:18, John 17).
Using John 17 as our guide, this month let’s unite our prayers to lift up the family of God. Join with us in praying…
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