Prayer for the Week of April 5th
Honor me by trusting in me in your day of trouble.
Cry aloud to me, and I will be there to rescue you.
Psalm 91: 2-6
He’s the hope that holds me and the Stronghold to shelter me,
the only God for me, and my great confidence.
3 He will rescue you from every hidden trap of the enemy,[d]
and he will protect you from false accusation
and any deadly curse.[e]
4 His massive arms[f] are wrapped around you, protecting you.
You can run under his covering of majesty and hide.
His arms of faithfulness are a shield keeping you from harm.
5 You will never worry about an attack of demonic forces at night
nor have to fear a spirit of darkness coming against you.
6 Don’t fear a thing!
Lord, we are in a day of trouble. So we cry to you for rescue.
As we have seen so much that we find comfort in taken away
We look to You to be our stronghold.
As this pandemic has come upon, as a result of a fallen world, we seek healing and protection from You.
For those on the frontline serving in healthcare and emergency services we ask your hand of protection and blessing on them.
Guide those in the medical profession in their efforts to treat those who are ill and in their works to find effect treatment procedures.
We ask well for your blessing on all who are working to maintain our supplies of food and necessities.
We ask you to bless our nation’s efforts to minimize this virus by isolating ourselves.
Yet we are social beings and in this time when we want to gather, help us to connect with you through prayer and with others in unique ways.
Help us in our times of isolation to find peace.
For those who are sick, we ask for healing by the power of the Holy Spirit.
This is a challenging time for leaders in all situations. We ask for wisdom for elected and non-elected Government officials, From the President to community leaders.
We also ask for you to guide business and church leadership as they work to meet all the needs of those they serve.
Help those who are unemployed. We pray that they will find the assistance they need.
For teachers, students and parents who are struggling with continuing the efforts to engage the children with their education. Help them get through the technical difficulties.
We look forward to better days. Please use this time to awaken our nation.