God is a global God. One of the most well-known Bible verses is John 3:16 which says, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son…” With the internet, email, cell phones and faxes, we are more readily connected to people in other countries than ever before.
As Christians, we have the privilege and opportunity to connect with God in praying for people around the world. The apostle Paul wrote, “This same Good News that came to you is going out all over the world. It is changing lives everywhere, just as it changed yours.” (Col. 1:16, NLT)
You can be part of the spread of the gospel through prayer. Get a globe or map and pray for nations by name. As you read and watch the news, pray for the events in other countries to be used by God to bring people to him. Choose one or two missionaries and request their news updates and pray specifically for them and their work in other countries.
You may never leave the soil of your native country, but you can become a world-class Christian by going global in your prayers.
Daily Prayer Focus
July 18 - Contemporary Services
July 19 - Unchurched People
July 20 - Vashti Children's Home
July 21 - Women's Christian Groups
July 22 - Summer Youth Programs
July 23 - Public Safety Officers
July 24 - African Missions
July 25 - Church Staffs
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By Marian Monk