Having to stay at home or “shelter in place” has been a sobering reality for many people across the world. These lockdowns presents new opportunities and new challenges. For followers of Christ, an unhealthy scenario includes things like falling into discouragement or depression, or getting into conflict with one's spouse or children.
On the other hand, this can be a time of restoration and renewal, and an opportunity– to spend time with family, connect to loved ones, and catch up on projects at home.
This is also a remarkable opportunity for prayer and intercession, but how will you use it? Will you sincerely turn to God and pray during this crisis? The power of prayer is real, and changes lives. With so many people facing crisis, sickness, death, or the loss of loved ones, how could we not pray?
Below are some areas to consider for prayer. A daily, structured time for prayer and reading can keep you from neglecting these opportunities and can keep you focused. Areas for prayer:
- Pray that many would come to Christ during this time, around the world. Pray that God would meet the needs, and work through people to bring goodness and love...