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06/15/19 Weekend Grif.Net – Praying for Persecuted Believers

06/15/19 Weekend Grif.Net – Praying for Persecuted Believers

Here are 10 =
specific ways you can pray today for members of our persecuted Christian =
family:

1.  Pray =
they will sense God’s presence 

    =
 (Heb. 13:5) For [God] has said, "I will never leave you nor =
forsake you."

 

2.  Pray =
they will know we are praying for them
     (2 Tim. =
1:3) I thank God whom I serve . . . as I remember you constantly in my =
prayers night and day.

 

3.  Pray =
they will experience God’s comfort
(2 Thes. 2:16-17) Now may our =
Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us =
eternal comfort and good hope through grace,  comfort your hearts =
and establish them in every good work and word.

 

4.  Pray =
they will see God open doors for evangelism

  &nb=
sp; (Col. 4:3) At the same time, pray also for us, that God may =
open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of =
Christ

 

5.  Pray =
they will boldly share the gospel 

    =
 (Acts 4:29) Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your =
servants to continue to speak your word with all =
boldness

 

6.  Pray =
they will mature in their faith 

    =
 (Col. 1:28-29) Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching =
everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. =
For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works =
within me.

 

7.  Pray =
they will be granted wisdom in covert ministry work =

  &nb=
sp;  (Acts 9:23-25) The Jews plotted to kill him,  but =
their plot became known to Saul. They were watching the gates day and =
night in order to kill him, but his disciples took him by night and let =
him down through an opening in the wall, lowering him in a basket. =

 

8.  Pray =
they will remain joyful amid suffering 

    =
 (Acts 5:41) rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer =
dishonor for the name.

 

9.  Pray =
they will be able to forgive and love their =
persecutors

  &nb=
sp;  (Matt 5:44) Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute =
you

 

10.Pray they =
will be deeply rooted in God’s Word
(2 Tim. 3:16-17) All Scripture is =
breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for =
correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may =
be complete, equipped for every good work

 

[Voice of the =
Martyrs]

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"