I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. — Romans 8:18, NIV As the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church approaches, we are reminded again to pray for persecuted Christians. Prayer like this isn’t always easy. Finding the right words can be a struggle when people are facing such difficulty. If you are unsure of how to pray for people who are oppressed, try starting with these five prayer requests. 1. Pray for joy In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. — 1 Peter 1:6, NIV As Christians, we are promised joy that doesn’t depend on our circumstances. But for those living in persecution, this joy can be hard to hold onto. Pray that these broken Christians will cling to... View Article
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