Let us pray for:

– Children who become victims of human trafficking; pray for their families and for all involved in trying to stop this criminal activity.

– People facing retrenchment and for those who want to work but are unable to secure employment.

– People who do night shift work and are exposed to the elements.

– All people who suffer from any form of addiction – pray for those who work in treatment and rehabilitation centres and for the families of the addicts.

– Single parent homes and for child-headed homes – God’s grace and wisdom in discerning the future.

– Journalists and editors – for accurate and unbiased reporting and freedom from intimidation.

– Safety for all school children on holiday – especially for those without adequate supervision.

– Emergency personnel (fire, ambulance, rescue) and their families.

– Service Clubs and other aid-organizations that help people during the cold winter months.

– Believers in the Middle-East countries – that the Holy Spirit will strengthen and grow their faith and trust in God.

– Single parent homes and for child-headed homes – God’s grace and wisdom in discerning the future.

– Journalists and editors – for accurate and unbiased reporting and freedom from intimidation.

– God’s love to touch people who are afraid of dying.

– Counselors and therapists who help children who have been abused and/or traumatized.

– Service Clubs and other aid-organizations that help people during the cold winter months.

– Believers in the Middle-East countries – that the Holy Spirit will strengthen and grow their faith and trust in God.

– Countries torn by war and civil protests – for an end to corrupt and abusive political powers.

– Newly elected Councillors and mayors – for service above self.

– God’s love to touch people who are afraid of dying.

– Counselors and therapists who help children who have been abused and/or traumatized

– Men – especially those who feel inadequate.

– Women – especially those struggling to find their place in society.

– Children – especially those who suffer under oppression and victimization.

– World leaders – that they will be inspired in ways of genuine peace making.

– Political parties who won majority votes in all the different regions – that they will be accountable to those they have jurisdiction over, and that they will attempt to make good on their pre-election promises.

– People who are hungry for power – that they will desire and act on fresh and clear perspective.

– People who are targets for use as pawns in power plays – that they will be discerning in choosing champions that have their interests at heart.

– People suffering with life threatening health conditions – for courage, faith and hope.

– People who have been displaced from their homes.

– Public & personal responsibility & accountability in the wake of reports of escalating brutality, crime & violence.

– People working with and for those involved in ministry to drug and other substance addicts.

– People facing ethnic violence and religious hatred.

– Sailors and other workers who spend long periods of time away from their families and homes.

– Safety of all road users during the Easter weekend. Pray also for traffic officers and medical teams who will be working extra long hours.

– Patients (and their loved ones) who are dependent on life-support machines.

– People who are oppressed and for those who have lost their freedom.

– People who have been taken hostage and for those imprisoned because of their belief in Christ.

 

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