Praying Through The 10/40 Window

Persecution

• Pray for supernatural protection of Christians who are living in nations where persecution is not only tolerated, but actively promoted by the government. (Psa. 5:11)

• Pray for the light and love of Christ to reach government officials and leaders of militant groups who are targeting Christians for violence. Pray for their salvation. (Rom. 5:8)

• Pray for God to pierce the hearts and render powerless those who "draw the sword and bend the bow" against His people. (Psa. 37:14-15)

• Pray the Lord will be close to and heal our Brothers and Sisters who have had their physical bodies abused, their hearts broken, and their spirits crushed by persecution. (Psa. 34:18)

• Pray for Christians to rejoice as they share in the sufferings of Christ. Pray for them to be joyful in hope, patient in affliction and faithful in prayer. (1 Pet. 4:13; Rom. 12:12)

• Pray for those who have been imprisoned to be witnesses to their fellow prisoners and guards, leading them to Christ, and praising God despite their situation. (Acts 16:25)

• Pray for Christians who have been displaced, lost homes and jobs, and lost family members for the cause of Christ. Pray the Lord will restore all that has been destroyed. Pray for God’s comfort to envelope them and for them to count even these trials as joy in Him. (Jas. 1:1-4)

Corruption

• Pray for the Lord to cleanse the nations of the curse of corruption. (Isa. 1:4)

• Pray for the polluting effects of bribery, embezzlement, robbery, theft, and the lust for money and power to be washed from people so they can fulfill the call of God on their lives. (1 Chr. 29:17; Neh. 7:2)

• Pray for God’s righteousness to penetrate and permeate societies that have been plagued by corruption. (Psa. 7:9)

• Pray against the spirits of theft, greed, and destruction that motivate men and women to abuse positions of authority. (John 10:10)

• Pray for those who suffer because of the effects of corruption – especially those who are impoverished and oppressed. (Deut. 15:11)

• Pray that God’s kingdom will transform entire societies, showering them with righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. (Rom. 14:17)

Lawlessness

• Pray for God to release His warring angels to overthrow the spirit of lawlessness at work in the 10/40 Window. (2 Thes. 2:7)

• Pray for the restoration of order and peace in nations where chaos has been allowed to reign. (Psa. 34:14)

• Pray for God to arise and defend those who have been victimized by anarchy and riotous violence. (Psa. 72:13)

• Pray for the Prince of Peace to intervene, bringing His rule to regions that have been devastated by Satan and his cohorts. (Isa. 9:6; Psa. 148:13)

• Pray that God’s law will be made known throughout the earth, leading the lawless to Christ. (Gal. 3:24)

• Pray for the Lord of Peace to make His peace known in the 10/40 Window at all times and in every way. (2 Thes. 3:16)

Terrorism

• Pray against the spiritual powers currently spreading waves of fear and panic throughout the world. (Eph. 6:10-18)

• Pray for the Lord of Hosts to arise and do battle on behalf of children and families who are suffering at the hands of evil forces. Pray for the Lord to pour out His blessings on those who are suffering. (Psa. 3:7-8)

• Pray for the eyes of terrorists to be opened to the deceptions of Satan and for them to respond to the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and accept Him as Savior and Lord. (2 Cor. 4:4)

• Pray that leaders of terrorist organizations will repent and fear the Lord God Almighty. Pray they will no longer allow themselves to be used by Satan as tools of death and destruction. (Prov. 1:7)

• Pray the Lord will send His terror upon the evil men who have given themselves over to spiritual darkness. Pray that He will throw them into confusion, causing them to turn their backs and run away from evil. (Ex. 23:27)

• Pray for the Lord to give terrorists in every land an anxious mind, weary eyes, and a despairing heart. Pray for them to be filled with dread until they surrender to the Lordship of Christ. (Deut. 28:65-66)

• Pray for governments to realize the threat posed by terrorism and take immediate steps to ensure the safety of their people and to protect their nations. Pray for peace and security within their borders. (Job 5:11; Psa. 122:7)

• Pray for God to give world leaders His wisdom to combat terrorism. Pray for protection of the innocent, and healing for citizens who have been victims of hatred and brutality. (Jas. 1:5)

World Religions

• Pray for God to draw to Himself those who have been led astray by the lies of false religions. (John 6:44)

• Pray for the Lord to awaken followers of Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and those who are held captive in other deceptive belief systems devised by Satan. Pray for them to repent of their sins and be rescued from the power of the ruler of the kingdom of the air. (Eph. 2:1-2)

• Pray for those who are perishing in idolatry and the worship of false gods to hear the voice of the Son of God and receive the free gift of eternal life. (John 5:24-25)

• Pray for the Lord to give billions of people, who have been taken captive by the god of this age, hearts and minds to pursue Him. (Ezek. 36:26)

• Pray for the Lord Jesus Christ to reveal Himself in power to those whose understanding has been darkened, who are ignorant of His truth, and who have hardened their hearts towards God. (Eph. 4:18)

• Pray for the hostility of Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and followers of other religions to be transformed into a humility that surrenders to the authority of Jesus Christ, the Sovereign King of kings and Lord of lords. (Rom. 8:7-8)

• Pray for the Spirit of God to grant understanding to all who are seeking to know Him, but who have been kidnapped by Satan. (1 Cor. 2:14)