Please pray for girls who receive conflicting messages about what it means to be a woman. Some of these messages threaten their physical and emotional health.
Please pray for women to “rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope” (Rom. 5:2-4).
Please pray for women to spend more time getting to know God’s thoughts, character, and ways by studying his Word.
Please pray for prisoners to know that God loves them and desires that they invite Christ into their lives. “If you confess with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved” (Rom. 10:9).
Pray for women traumatized by war to experience the peace that only God can give. “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid” (John 14:27).
Pray for women with physical handicaps to experience hope as they serve God with joy. “That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong” (2 Cor. 12:10).
Pray for clinics and hospitals providing health care for women, including surgeries for those who are suffering from fistulas or prolapsed uterus. Pray that the Healing Voice audio drama encourages fistula patience.
Pray for God to show abandoned wives that he loves them and accepts them as his precious daughters. “The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children” (Rom. 8:16).
Pray for women in ministry, asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give them the Spirit of wisdom and revelation so that they might know him better (Eph. 1:17).
Pray for women to experience hope through Jesus. “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thess. 5:18).
Pray for Christian couples to study God’s Word, memorize Scripture, and love and respect each other by following biblical principles in developing their relationships.
Pray for more people to become aware of the signs of human trafficking and to be courageous enough to help women escape abuse. The clues include someone whose communication is restricted, is rarely seen outside her residence, lacks travel documents, or lives in a building that is frequently visited by men.
Pray for married couples to develop good communication skills and help each other deal with frustrations and feelings that get in the way of resolving problems.
Pray for women to pray regularly, discovering more of God and allowing the Holy Spirit to change their attitudes, thoughts, emotions, and actions to be more like those of Jesus.
Pray for organizations and churches that, on this International Women’s Day, are helping women overcome very difficult circumstances like poverty, unemployment, domestic violence, divorce, and prostitution.