Q. How should I pray during COVID-19?
A. Where to begin? There are so many things to pray for right now.
To start, pray for your leaders in your community, your state, and our country, regardless of politics or political affiliation. These are difficult days, and they need wisdom and prayer.
Pray for those on the front lines of the battle, from the healthcare workers to the scientists racing to find a vaccine (as well as the many, many others who are serving in a variety of ways, from stocking store shelves to delivering needed supplies).
Pray for provision and comfort for your family, friends and neighbours who are struggling. Even if the virus has not impacted someone you know physically, it has impacted many financially and psychologically.
Pray for your pastors. They have likely never led a flock through a trying time like this.
And, my friends, listen to the still small voice of the Holy Spirit. You will be prompted to pray over many people and situations that weren’t even in your mind prior to your time of prayer.
More Q&As from Will Graham:
- What good can come from COVID-19?
- How can I face my fear of this virus?
- What should I be doing while I’m stuck at home?
- Why did God allow COVID-19 to happen?
- Should the faithful heed COVID-19 warnings?
- How can I share Jesus during this pandemic?
God yearns to hear from you. Find peace with Him today.
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