Sunday, June 9, 2024

Since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding.

—Colossians 1:9

Thoughts on Today’s Verse…

When we hear of Christians in other places, especially where circumstances and times are difficult, or they are new to faith in Jesus, let’s intentionally and purposefully pray this prayer for them! Our prayers, like Paul’s prayer here for people he had never met, can be a tremendous blessing to them. When we pray for them, we release the power of God into their lives in fresh ways to grow them in knowledge, wisdom, and understanding as they live by the strength and through the direction of the Holy Spirit.

My Prayer…

Loving Father, please bless my brothers and sisters in Christ worldwide. Strengthen those under attack and facing oppression. Mature those new to your family. Enlighten those who are facing doubt and uncertainty. Please bless your people today with endurance and peace. In Jesus’ name, I ask it. Amen.