Prayer Focus

Childrens' arts and crafts class

Prayer Focus May 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:9-10
Kenyan children smiling

Prayer Focus April 2021

“This man was handed over to you by God’s deliberate plan and foreknowledge; and you… put him to death by nailing him to the cross. But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him.”  Acts 2:23-24
children cheering

Prayer Focus March 2021

“Jesus answered, ‘Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.’ “ John 4:13, 14.
Guatemalan child smiling

Prayer Focus February 2021

… Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. … But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53: 3b, 5
children waving and smiling

Winter Prayer Focus 2020/21

“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; He is the Messiah, the Lord.’.” Luke 2: 10-12
Children waving

Prayer Focus November 2020

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.” John 14:27
Children receiving books

Prayer Focus October 2020

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4: 6-7
Two Ugandan children laughing together

Prayer Focus September 2020

“See, the Sovereign Lord comes with power, and he rules with a mighty arm… He tends his flock like a shepherd: he gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.”  Isaiah 40:10-11
Albanian children playing together

Prayer Focus August 2020

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”  Proverbs 31: 8-9
Patripul residents heading home during lockdown

Prayer Focus July 2020

“Let love and faithfulness never leave you…Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3: 3a, 5-6