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God's Guidance

As we humble ourselves before you, good and upright Father, guide us in what is right and teach us your way. (Ps. 25:8-9)

Protection for Girls

Lord, protect girls from abuse and sexual harassment by teachers and fellow students. Keep them safe and protect them from the wicked. (Ps. 12:7)

Insight for Production Teams

Give insight and creativity, God, to TWR Women of Hope’s translators and production teams as they clarify God’s truths for nonliterate women. Help them effectively communicate in the cultures and heart languages of their listeners.

Removal of School Fees

God, may school tuition fees be removed for secondary education. May this increase enrollment and retention while reducing sexual and child-labor exploitation.

Thankfulness for Scripture

Father, thank you that all Scripture was written to teach us. It gives us hope and encouragement as we patiently wait for your promises to be fulfilled. (Rom. 15:4)

Elimination of Forced Marriages

Lord, we pray for the elimination of forced marriages, which cause girls to drop out of school or run away to avoid them.

Praise for Faithful Women

God, we praise you for the thousands of faithful women in TWR Women of Hope prayer groups around the world. Some translate the requests orally for our intercessors who do not read.

Free Primary Education

This month we are praying for the education of women and girls around the world. Join our teammates in Romania as they pray.

Lord, we pray for the provision of free and compulsory primary education and assistance in funding for school transportation and uniforms, especially for the poor.

Thankfulness for the Holy Spirit

We thank you, Father, for the gift of the Holy Spirit, who teaches us and enables us to understand your truth. (John 14:26)

Praise God for Effective Programs

We praise you, Lord, for the production and duplication of media containing Women of Hope programs. Oral communicators listen many times, memorizing the material and applying it to their lives.

Benefits of Education to be Seen

God, help cultures see that education is strongly linked to concrete improvements in health and nutrition, improving children’s very chances for survival.

Protection for Girls

Lord, protect girls from being raped, beaten or killed while traveling to school or living in student lodging. You are their hiding place; protect them from trouble. (Ps. 32:7)

God's Guidance

Father, guide us along the best pathway for our lives; teach us and watch over us. (Ps. 32:8)

Praise God for Radio Programs

We praise you, God, for the radio programs that share the daily prayer requests so that those who do not read can pray with us.

For Strength and Endurance

God, strengthen and give endurance to girls who work long hours helping their families financially; many care for children and elderly parents while still attending school.

Wisdom for Non-Literate Women

Give wisdom, Father, in reaching nonliterate women who struggle when participating in Bible studies and worship services because they process information differently.

High Quality Education for All

Lord, may provision be made for safe, high-quality education for all students, including adolescent mothers, refugees, those with disabilities and minorities.

Faithfulness

Jesus, help us to remain faithful to your teaching so that we will know your truth and it will set us free. (John 8:31-32)

Women of Hope Writers

God, give wisdom and understanding to writers preparing Women of Hope programs for oral communicators, who learn best from experience, association, repetition and interaction.

Education to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Use education, God, to break the generational cycles of poverty by enabling girls to gain the life skills and knowledge they need.

Girls to be Recognized as being Worthy of Education

Lord, move in the hearts of families, cultures and governments to view girls as being worthy of an education, for they are made in your image. (Gen. 1:27)

For God's Guidance

This month we are praying for the education of women and girls around the world. Join our teammates in Romania as they pray.

Father, guide us in your truth and teach us, for you are God our Savior, and our hope is in you all day long. (Ps. 25:4-5)

Women Trapped in Slavery

Pray for the thousands of young girls who flee the violence of repeated rapes in Laos and Myanmar and then are caught up in sex slavery in Thailand. Pray that they will find a safe home in shelters where they can get job training and receive words of hope as they listen to the Burmese, S’gaw Karen, Isaan and Thai Women of Hope programs.

Migrants

Pray for migrants who move to another country not because of persecution or war but for economic reasons and therefore are not given asylum. Most would rather die than be sent home, where there are no jobs and their families are suffering.

Displaced People

Pray for refugees and internally displaced people who experience horrors as they try to find safe places for their families to live. While some are fortunate enough to reach refugee camps that provide for their basic needs, few can work and live independently. Most face hopeless and desperate situations.

Protection for Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls in danger of being used as prostitutes or sold as “brides” to earn money for family members who are waiting for permission to work and improve their lives.

U.N. Peacekeepers

Pray for U.N. peacekeepers called on to protect many of the more than 60 million refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. Pray that they will not abuse young women and girls but treat them with integrity and dignity.

Peace in War Torn Countries

Pray for God’s Spirit to move throughout war-torn countries, healing hearts and minds, and restoring families.

International Leaders

Pray for international leaders to demand that abusive governments be held accountable for their attacks on the innocent as well as their misuse of valuable natural resources (oil, diamonds, etc.) and finances received from relief organizations. “Deliver me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of evil and cruel men” (Ps. 71:4).

Leaders to be Compassionate

Pray for God to change the hearts of leaders in about two-dozen countries that do not allow women to transfer nationality to their children, resulting in statelessness when the fathers are unknown, missing or deceased.

Governments to End Statelessness

Pray for governments around the world to establish legal and policy reforms necessary to effectively address and end statelessness, which describes people not considered nationals of any country. About one-third of these people are children.

Leaders to be Merciful

Pray for mercy to be granted by leaders of countries hosting over 3 million Venezuelan migrants, refugees and asylum seekers as they seek alternative forms of legal status. This would enable them to remain where they are legally and to access basic rights and services.

Leaders to Show Compassion

Pray for the leaders and people of Germany, France, Greece, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom, the main countries of destination among asylum applications.

Organizations Working with Refugees

Pray for TWR national partners and Christian organizations that directly interact with refugees as they distribute TWR programs and help seekers understand God’s truths.

Families to be Reunited

Pray for families that have been separated and don’t know if some members are still alive. Even after finding lost loved ones, in many cases, they cannot reunite because they will lose their financial assistance and will not be able to survive together without it.

Abused Women

Pray for women and girls who have been severely beaten, brutally and repeatedly raped, and forced to marry religious militants out of fear for their lives or to save the lives of loved ones. Many commit suicide to escape the horrors of sex slavery.

Those Fleeing Persecution

Pray for Christians who have fled their communities or countries because of religious persecution. Pray that they will find groups of believers who will love them and welcome them.

Christian Refugees

Pray for refugees whose lives are in danger if others discover they are listening to Christian radio programs and studying the Scriptures.

People Who Feel Threatened by Refugees

Pray for local inhabitants who feel threatened when they see hundreds or even thousands of refugees – bringing with them foreign cultures, religions and languages – moving into their communities.

Pregnant Women

This month we are praying for women refugees around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in India throughout the month of June.

Pray for women who become pregnant after being raped during war or while making difficult journeys as refugees. Ask the Lord to help them find the medical, psychological and spiritual help they need.

Hearts to be Healed

Pray for the survivors of massacres, ethnic cleansing, civil wars, civilian unrest, factional struggles, religious and political conflicts, and wars of independence, and ask the Lord to bring them together to provide healing and peace for their children.

Refugees in Thailand Camps

Pray for the 140,000 refugees from Myanmar, mostly Karen, who live in refugee camps in Thailand, some for as long as 30 years. Around 70 percent of the Karen are Buddhist or animist, and about 25 percent are Christian. Pray that the S’gaw Karen Women of Hope program will bring comfort and peace to their troubled lives. These ethnic refugees fled their homeland to escape killings, torture, rape, landmines and forced labor.

Somali Refugees

Pray for more than 800,000 Somali refugees mostly in Kenya, Ethiopia and Yemen to hear Women of Hope in the Somali language and learn that Jesus Christ loves them and desires to give them dignity and freedom from the bondage of their demeaning cultural practices.

Those Reaching Out to Refugees

Pray for Christian women in Europe reaching out to refugees seeking asylum. Pray that these refugees from the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Europe will find a safe place, friendship and God’s gift of salvation.

Eritrean Refugees

Pray for the thousands of Eritreans in various refugee camps across Ethiopia seeking refuge from starvation, slavery, torture and killings in their country.

Countries Opening Their Doors to Refugees

Pray for people who already struggle to provide for their own families and then witness their countries being flooded by thousands of needy refugees.

Refugee Children in Addis Ababa

Pray for the provision of willing foster families and safe homes for the nearly 760 unaccompanied refugee children who reside in Addis Ababa. Pray that the Lord would heal them from the psychological trauma resulting from exposure to violence during childhood

True Followers of Christ

Pray for the thousands of refugees attending churches and even requesting baptism. Although some may do so in hopes that it will improve their chances for asylum, pray that many will truly become followers of Christ.

Dadaab Refugee Camp

Pray for the refugees in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, one of the largest in the world, who face a cloudy future as plans to close down the facilities have been voiced multiple times.

Refugees Who Accept Christ

Pray for the many refugees who accept Christ when they hear for the first time about God’s love and his gift of salvation. The freedom to choose their own beliefs is new to many of them, so pray that they will make wise choices.

Women of Hope Programs

Pray for Women of Hope programs in the refugees’ own languages to reach those who want to learn about Jesus.

Provision for Mothers

This month we are praying for women refugees around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in India throughout the month of June.

Pray for refugee mothers trying to care for their families with limited supplies of food, clean water, electricity and sanitation.

Mothers Who Have Given Up Children

Pray for mothers who have given up their children for adoption or sold them because they could not provide food and homes for them.

Children to Learn True Purpose

Pray for mothers to teach their children that wealth will not satisfy their deepest needs but that Christ can give them true purpose and fill their emptiness.

Raising Godly Children

Pray for Christian mothers who are trying to raise their children to know and love God even though their husbands and families follow other religious beliefs.

Safety for Christian Mothers

Pray for Christian mothers who have left their homes with their children because they fear that anti-Christian relatives and neighbors will harm them.

Provision for Homeless Children

Pray for God’s blessings and provision for those who welcome into their homes children who have lost their parents because of war, HIV/AIDS or extreme poverty.

Adoptive Mothers

Pray for women who desire to adopt and give orphans the love and care they deserve.

Men to Take Care of Families

Pray for husbands and fathers to understand their responsibilities and to experience the joy of taking care of their families.

Girls to Stay in School

Pray for parents and local officials to encourage girls to stay in school, to discourage them from early marriage and to promote the development of decent jobs in which young women can build their productivity.

Health Information for Mothers

Pray for women and girls to receive the information and support they need to prevent pregnancies that come too soon or too often. They need to be able to better care for their own health and the health of their babies.

Women Longing to be Mothers

Pray for God’s provision and grace for women who have not yet been able to conceive a child.

Women to Discover Hope

Pray for women to discover hope in Christ instead of turning to alcohol.

People Who Teach Mothers

Pray for local groups whose purpose is to teach young mothers how to take care of their babies and to encourage them to return to school and strive for a better future.

Grieving Mothers

Please pray that anguish, guilt, anger and depression will not overcome mothers who are grieving because of the death of a child.

Mothers Who Struggle Financially

Pray for unemployed mothers who are struggling to feed their children.

Grieving Mothers

Pray for women who have lost their babies through miscarriages and are grieving the children they never held.

Better Health Care

Pray for the provision of better health care to prevent deaths worldwide that result from complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Community Leaders

Pray for women to courageously unite to help community leaders understand the importance of protecting women from rape and from the threat of unprotected relations with spouses who may be infected with HIV.

Young Brides

Pray for young girls who were forced to marry as children and who had babies as teenagers, causing many to suffer health issues.

FGM Tradition to be Rejected

Pray for mothers and grandmothers to reject the custom of female genital mutilation, which is still practiced in many African and Middle Eastern countries.

The Gospel to Touch Lives

Pray for the power of the gospel to touch the hearts and lives of mothers who are deceived by false religions and ideologies.

Children to Show Appreciation

Pray for children of all ages to show their mothers appreciation, love and respect for giving them life, loving them unconditionally and providing for them sacrificially.

Mothers to Lead Their Children

Pray for mothers to lead their children to understand God’s gift of salvation and to show them that God can use them to do great things for eternity.

Daughters to be Valued

Pray for mothers and fathers to value their daughters and to show love and encouragement to those who remain single even when this is considered an embarrassment in some cultures.

Single and Abandoned Mothers

Pray for single mothers and mothers abandoned by their children’s fathers to find care and help from Christians offering hope for a better future through God’s love and grace.

Mothers to Choose Life

Pray for mothers to choose life for their unborn children instead of abortion.

Mothers in North Korea

Pray for mothers in North Korea who, according to a U.N. Human Rights Council report, have suffered unspeakable atrocities such as being forced to drown their own babies, being imprisoned with their children, or being starved, raped and tortured.

Children to be Taught to Plan Wisely

Pray for mothers to teach their children to plan for their adult lives and set priorities so that they will honor God with their choices of a spouse and career.

Community Leaders

Pray for community leaders to provide skilled health workers and medical equipment to prevent complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Caring for Children to be a Priority

Pray for mothers to make caring for their children a priority in their lives and to realize the major responsibility they have for shaping their children’s attitudes and beliefs about God, other people, cultural practices and values.

Mothers to Know God

This month we are praying for mothers around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in Brazil throughout the month of May.

Pray for mothers to experience a relationship with God and have confidence that he loves them and will guide them as they show their children how to honor him in all they do.

Understanding

Pray for all people to understand that one day “we will all stand before the judgment seat of God, for it is written, ‘As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me’ ” (Rom. 14:10-12).

Christians to Rejoice

Pray for Christians to rejoice in the coming fulfillment of God’s purposes in Christ Jesus, “for you [Christ] were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe” (Rev. 5:9-10).

God to be Praised

Pray for God’s people to praise him because he is patient toward us, “not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance” (2 Pet. 3:9).

Encouragement

Pray for Christian women to be encouraged by God’s promises: “If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all” (Rom. 8:31-34).

Courage to Share Christ

Pray for God to give Christian women the courage to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news” (Isa. 52:7).

Truth to be Declared about Jesus

Pray for Christian women to declare that Jesus is the fulfillment of what God spoke to the prophet Isaiah: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (Matt. 1:23; Isa. 7:14).

Hearts to Receive God's Word

Pray for women who listen to Women of Hope programs, visit a Hannah’s House or participate in a prayer group, asking God to move their hearts to “receive with meekness [his] implanted word, which is able to save your souls” (Jas. 1:21).

Response to Jesus

Pray for women to hear and respond to Jesus’ words: “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me” (Matt. 11:28).

The Gospel to be Proclaimed

Pray for Christians to proclaim that “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

Eyes to be Opened

Pray for 2 the Lord to open the eyes of unsaved women “so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins” (Acts 26:18).

Prayer

God's Guidance

As we humble ourselves before you, good and upright Father, guide us in what is right and teach us your way. (Ps. 25:8-9)

Protection for Girls

Lord, protect girls from abuse and sexual harassment by teachers and fellow students. Keep them safe and protect them from the wicked. (Ps. 12:7)

Insight for Production Teams

Give insight and creativity, God, to TWR Women of Hope’s translators and production teams as they clarify God’s truths for nonliterate women. Help them effectively communicate in the cultures and heart languages of their listeners.

Removal of School Fees

God, may school tuition fees be removed for secondary education. May this increase enrollment and retention while reducing sexual and child-labor exploitation.

Thankfulness for Scripture

Father, thank you that all Scripture was written to teach us. It gives us hope and encouragement as we patiently wait for your promises to be fulfilled. (Rom. 15:4)

Elimination of Forced Marriages

Lord, we pray for the elimination of forced marriages, which cause girls to drop out of school or run away to avoid them.

Praise for Faithful Women

God, we praise you for the thousands of faithful women in TWR Women of Hope prayer groups around the world. Some translate the requests orally for our intercessors who do not read.

Free Primary Education

This month we are praying for the education of women and girls around the world. Join our teammates in Romania as they pray.

Lord, we pray for the provision of free and compulsory primary education and assistance in funding for school transportation and uniforms, especially for the poor.

Thankfulness for the Holy Spirit

We thank you, Father, for the gift of the Holy Spirit, who teaches us and enables us to understand your truth. (John 14:26)

Praise God for Effective Programs

We praise you, Lord, for the production and duplication of media containing Women of Hope programs. Oral communicators listen many times, memorizing the material and applying it to their lives.

Benefits of Education to be Seen

God, help cultures see that education is strongly linked to concrete improvements in health and nutrition, improving children’s very chances for survival.

Protection for Girls

Lord, protect girls from being raped, beaten or killed while traveling to school or living in student lodging. You are their hiding place; protect them from trouble. (Ps. 32:7)

God's Guidance

Father, guide us along the best pathway for our lives; teach us and watch over us. (Ps. 32:8)

Praise God for Radio Programs

We praise you, God, for the radio programs that share the daily prayer requests so that those who do not read can pray with us.

For Strength and Endurance

God, strengthen and give endurance to girls who work long hours helping their families financially; many care for children and elderly parents while still attending school.

Wisdom for Non-Literate Women

Give wisdom, Father, in reaching nonliterate women who struggle when participating in Bible studies and worship services because they process information differently.

High Quality Education for All

Lord, may provision be made for safe, high-quality education for all students, including adolescent mothers, refugees, those with disabilities and minorities.

Faithfulness

Jesus, help us to remain faithful to your teaching so that we will know your truth and it will set us free. (John 8:31-32)

Women of Hope Writers

God, give wisdom and understanding to writers preparing Women of Hope programs for oral communicators, who learn best from experience, association, repetition and interaction.

Education to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Use education, God, to break the generational cycles of poverty by enabling girls to gain the life skills and knowledge they need.

Girls to be Recognized as being Worthy of Education

Lord, move in the hearts of families, cultures and governments to view girls as being worthy of an education, for they are made in your image. (Gen. 1:27)

For God's Guidance

This month we are praying for the education of women and girls around the world. Join our teammates in Romania as they pray.

Father, guide us in your truth and teach us, for you are God our Savior, and our hope is in you all day long. (Ps. 25:4-5)

Women Trapped in Slavery

Pray for the thousands of young girls who flee the violence of repeated rapes in Laos and Myanmar and then are caught up in sex slavery in Thailand. Pray that they will find a safe home in shelters where they can get job training and receive words of hope as they listen to the Burmese, S’gaw Karen, Isaan and Thai Women of Hope programs.

Migrants

Pray for migrants who move to another country not because of persecution or war but for economic reasons and therefore are not given asylum. Most would rather die than be sent home, where there are no jobs and their families are suffering.

Displaced People

Pray for refugees and internally displaced people who experience horrors as they try to find safe places for their families to live. While some are fortunate enough to reach refugee camps that provide for their basic needs, few can work and live independently. Most face hopeless and desperate situations.

Protection for Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls in danger of being used as prostitutes or sold as “brides” to earn money for family members who are waiting for permission to work and improve their lives.

U.N. Peacekeepers

Pray for U.N. peacekeepers called on to protect many of the more than 60 million refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. Pray that they will not abuse young women and girls but treat them with integrity and dignity.

Peace in War Torn Countries

Pray for God’s Spirit to move throughout war-torn countries, healing hearts and minds, and restoring families.

International Leaders

Pray for international leaders to demand that abusive governments be held accountable for their attacks on the innocent as well as their misuse of valuable natural resources (oil, diamonds, etc.) and finances received from relief organizations. “Deliver me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of evil and cruel men” (Ps. 71:4).

Leaders to be Compassionate

Pray for God to change the hearts of leaders in about two-dozen countries that do not allow women to transfer nationality to their children, resulting in statelessness when the fathers are unknown, missing or deceased.

Governments to End Statelessness

Pray for governments around the world to establish legal and policy reforms necessary to effectively address and end statelessness, which describes people not considered nationals of any country. About one-third of these people are children.

Leaders to be Merciful

Pray for mercy to be granted by leaders of countries hosting over 3 million Venezuelan migrants, refugees and asylum seekers as they seek alternative forms of legal status. This would enable them to remain where they are legally and to access basic rights and services.

Leaders to Show Compassion

Pray for the leaders and people of Germany, France, Greece, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom, the main countries of destination among asylum applications.

Organizations Working with Refugees

Pray for TWR national partners and Christian organizations that directly interact with refugees as they distribute TWR programs and help seekers understand God’s truths.

Families to be Reunited

Pray for families that have been separated and don’t know if some members are still alive. Even after finding lost loved ones, in many cases, they cannot reunite because they will lose their financial assistance and will not be able to survive together without it.

Abused Women

Pray for women and girls who have been severely beaten, brutally and repeatedly raped, and forced to marry religious militants out of fear for their lives or to save the lives of loved ones. Many commit suicide to escape the horrors of sex slavery.

Those Fleeing Persecution

Pray for Christians who have fled their communities or countries because of religious persecution. Pray that they will find groups of believers who will love them and welcome them.

Christian Refugees

Pray for refugees whose lives are in danger if others discover they are listening to Christian radio programs and studying the Scriptures.

People Who Feel Threatened by Refugees

Pray for local inhabitants who feel threatened when they see hundreds or even thousands of refugees – bringing with them foreign cultures, religions and languages – moving into their communities.

Pregnant Women

This month we are praying for women refugees around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in India throughout the month of June.

Pray for women who become pregnant after being raped during war or while making difficult journeys as refugees. Ask the Lord to help them find the medical, psychological and spiritual help they need.

Hearts to be Healed

Pray for the survivors of massacres, ethnic cleansing, civil wars, civilian unrest, factional struggles, religious and political conflicts, and wars of independence, and ask the Lord to bring them together to provide healing and peace for their children.

Refugees in Thailand Camps

Pray for the 140,000 refugees from Myanmar, mostly Karen, who live in refugee camps in Thailand, some for as long as 30 years. Around 70 percent of the Karen are Buddhist or animist, and about 25 percent are Christian. Pray that the S’gaw Karen Women of Hope program will bring comfort and peace to their troubled lives. These ethnic refugees fled their homeland to escape killings, torture, rape, landmines and forced labor.

Somali Refugees

Pray for more than 800,000 Somali refugees mostly in Kenya, Ethiopia and Yemen to hear Women of Hope in the Somali language and learn that Jesus Christ loves them and desires to give them dignity and freedom from the bondage of their demeaning cultural practices.

Those Reaching Out to Refugees

Pray for Christian women in Europe reaching out to refugees seeking asylum. Pray that these refugees from the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Europe will find a safe place, friendship and God’s gift of salvation.

Eritrean Refugees

Pray for the thousands of Eritreans in various refugee camps across Ethiopia seeking refuge from starvation, slavery, torture and killings in their country.

Countries Opening Their Doors to Refugees

Pray for people who already struggle to provide for their own families and then witness their countries being flooded by thousands of needy refugees.

Refugee Children in Addis Ababa

Pray for the provision of willing foster families and safe homes for the nearly 760 unaccompanied refugee children who reside in Addis Ababa. Pray that the Lord would heal them from the psychological trauma resulting from exposure to violence during childhood

True Followers of Christ

Pray for the thousands of refugees attending churches and even requesting baptism. Although some may do so in hopes that it will improve their chances for asylum, pray that many will truly become followers of Christ.

Dadaab Refugee Camp

Pray for the refugees in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, one of the largest in the world, who face a cloudy future as plans to close down the facilities have been voiced multiple times.

Refugees Who Accept Christ

Pray for the many refugees who accept Christ when they hear for the first time about God’s love and his gift of salvation. The freedom to choose their own beliefs is new to many of them, so pray that they will make wise choices.

Women of Hope Programs

Pray for Women of Hope programs in the refugees’ own languages to reach those who want to learn about Jesus.

Provision for Mothers

This month we are praying for women refugees around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in India throughout the month of June.

Pray for refugee mothers trying to care for their families with limited supplies of food, clean water, electricity and sanitation.

Mothers Who Have Given Up Children

Pray for mothers who have given up their children for adoption or sold them because they could not provide food and homes for them.

Children to Learn True Purpose

Pray for mothers to teach their children that wealth will not satisfy their deepest needs but that Christ can give them true purpose and fill their emptiness.

Raising Godly Children

Pray for Christian mothers who are trying to raise their children to know and love God even though their husbands and families follow other religious beliefs.

Safety for Christian Mothers

Pray for Christian mothers who have left their homes with their children because they fear that anti-Christian relatives and neighbors will harm them.

Provision for Homeless Children

Pray for God’s blessings and provision for those who welcome into their homes children who have lost their parents because of war, HIV/AIDS or extreme poverty.

Adoptive Mothers

Pray for women who desire to adopt and give orphans the love and care they deserve.

Men to Take Care of Families

Pray for husbands and fathers to understand their responsibilities and to experience the joy of taking care of their families.

Girls to Stay in School

Pray for parents and local officials to encourage girls to stay in school, to discourage them from early marriage and to promote the development of decent jobs in which young women can build their productivity.

Health Information for Mothers

Pray for women and girls to receive the information and support they need to prevent pregnancies that come too soon or too often. They need to be able to better care for their own health and the health of their babies.

Women Longing to be Mothers

Pray for God’s provision and grace for women who have not yet been able to conceive a child.

Women to Discover Hope

Pray for women to discover hope in Christ instead of turning to alcohol.

People Who Teach Mothers

Pray for local groups whose purpose is to teach young mothers how to take care of their babies and to encourage them to return to school and strive for a better future.

Grieving Mothers

Please pray that anguish, guilt, anger and depression will not overcome mothers who are grieving because of the death of a child.

Mothers Who Struggle Financially

Pray for unemployed mothers who are struggling to feed their children.

Grieving Mothers

Pray for women who have lost their babies through miscarriages and are grieving the children they never held.

Better Health Care

Pray for the provision of better health care to prevent deaths worldwide that result from complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Community Leaders

Pray for women to courageously unite to help community leaders understand the importance of protecting women from rape and from the threat of unprotected relations with spouses who may be infected with HIV.

Young Brides

Pray for young girls who were forced to marry as children and who had babies as teenagers, causing many to suffer health issues.

FGM Tradition to be Rejected

Pray for mothers and grandmothers to reject the custom of female genital mutilation, which is still practiced in many African and Middle Eastern countries.

The Gospel to Touch Lives

Pray for the power of the gospel to touch the hearts and lives of mothers who are deceived by false religions and ideologies.

Children to Show Appreciation

Pray for children of all ages to show their mothers appreciation, love and respect for giving them life, loving them unconditionally and providing for them sacrificially.

Mothers to Lead Their Children

Pray for mothers to lead their children to understand God’s gift of salvation and to show them that God can use them to do great things for eternity.

Daughters to be Valued

Pray for mothers and fathers to value their daughters and to show love and encouragement to those who remain single even when this is considered an embarrassment in some cultures.

Single and Abandoned Mothers

Pray for single mothers and mothers abandoned by their children’s fathers to find care and help from Christians offering hope for a better future through God’s love and grace.

Mothers to Choose Life

Pray for mothers to choose life for their unborn children instead of abortion.

Mothers in North Korea

Pray for mothers in North Korea who, according to a U.N. Human Rights Council report, have suffered unspeakable atrocities such as being forced to drown their own babies, being imprisoned with their children, or being starved, raped and tortured.

Children to be Taught to Plan Wisely

Pray for mothers to teach their children to plan for their adult lives and set priorities so that they will honor God with their choices of a spouse and career.

Community Leaders

Pray for community leaders to provide skilled health workers and medical equipment to prevent complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Caring for Children to be a Priority

Pray for mothers to make caring for their children a priority in their lives and to realize the major responsibility they have for shaping their children’s attitudes and beliefs about God, other people, cultural practices and values.

Mothers to Know God

This month we are praying for mothers around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in Brazil throughout the month of May.

Pray for mothers to experience a relationship with God and have confidence that he loves them and will guide them as they show their children how to honor him in all they do.

Understanding

Pray for all people to understand that one day “we will all stand before the judgment seat of God, for it is written, ‘As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me’ ” (Rom. 14:10-12).

Christians to Rejoice

Pray for Christians to rejoice in the coming fulfillment of God’s purposes in Christ Jesus, “for you [Christ] were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe” (Rev. 5:9-10).

God to be Praised

Pray for God’s people to praise him because he is patient toward us, “not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance” (2 Pet. 3:9).

Encouragement

Pray for Christian women to be encouraged by God’s promises: “If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all” (Rom. 8:31-34).

Courage to Share Christ

Pray for God to give Christian women the courage to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news” (Isa. 52:7).

Truth to be Declared about Jesus

Pray for Christian women to declare that Jesus is the fulfillment of what God spoke to the prophet Isaiah: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (Matt. 1:23; Isa. 7:14).

Hearts to Receive God's Word

Pray for women who listen to Women of Hope programs, visit a Hannah’s House or participate in a prayer group, asking God to move their hearts to “receive with meekness [his] implanted word, which is able to save your souls” (Jas. 1:21).

Response to Jesus

Pray for women to hear and respond to Jesus’ words: “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me” (Matt. 11:28).

The Gospel to be Proclaimed

Pray for Christians to proclaim that “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

Eyes to be Opened

Pray for 2 the Lord to open the eyes of unsaved women “so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins” (Acts 26:18).

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God's Guidance

As we humble ourselves before you, good and upright Father, guide us in what is right and teach us your way. (Ps. 25:8-9)

Protection for Girls

Lord, protect girls from abuse and sexual harassment by teachers and fellow students. Keep them safe and protect them from the wicked. (Ps. 12:7)

Insight for Production Teams

Give insight and creativity, God, to TWR Women of Hope’s translators and production teams as they clarify God’s truths for nonliterate women. Help them effectively communicate in the cultures and heart languages of their listeners.

Removal of School Fees

God, may school tuition fees be removed for secondary education. May this increase enrollment and retention while reducing sexual and child-labor exploitation.

Thankfulness for Scripture

Father, thank you that all Scripture was written to teach us. It gives us hope and encouragement as we patiently wait for your promises to be fulfilled. (Rom. 15:4)

Elimination of Forced Marriages

Lord, we pray for the elimination of forced marriages, which cause girls to drop out of school or run away to avoid them.

Praise for Faithful Women

God, we praise you for the thousands of faithful women in TWR Women of Hope prayer groups around the world. Some translate the requests orally for our intercessors who do not read.

Free Primary Education

This month we are praying for the education of women and girls around the world. Join our teammates in Romania as they pray.

Lord, we pray for the provision of free and compulsory primary education and assistance in funding for school transportation and uniforms, especially for the poor.

Thankfulness for the Holy Spirit

We thank you, Father, for the gift of the Holy Spirit, who teaches us and enables us to understand your truth. (John 14:26)

Praise God for Effective Programs

We praise you, Lord, for the production and duplication of media containing Women of Hope programs. Oral communicators listen many times, memorizing the material and applying it to their lives.

Benefits of Education to be Seen

God, help cultures see that education is strongly linked to concrete improvements in health and nutrition, improving children’s very chances for survival.

Protection for Girls

Lord, protect girls from being raped, beaten or killed while traveling to school or living in student lodging. You are their hiding place; protect them from trouble. (Ps. 32:7)

God's Guidance

Father, guide us along the best pathway for our lives; teach us and watch over us. (Ps. 32:8)

Praise God for Radio Programs

We praise you, God, for the radio programs that share the daily prayer requests so that those who do not read can pray with us.

For Strength and Endurance

God, strengthen and give endurance to girls who work long hours helping their families financially; many care for children and elderly parents while still attending school.

Wisdom for Non-Literate Women

Give wisdom, Father, in reaching nonliterate women who struggle when participating in Bible studies and worship services because they process information differently.

High Quality Education for All

Lord, may provision be made for safe, high-quality education for all students, including adolescent mothers, refugees, those with disabilities and minorities.

Faithfulness

Jesus, help us to remain faithful to your teaching so that we will know your truth and it will set us free. (John 8:31-32)

Women of Hope Writers

God, give wisdom and understanding to writers preparing Women of Hope programs for oral communicators, who learn best from experience, association, repetition and interaction.

Education to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Use education, God, to break the generational cycles of poverty by enabling girls to gain the life skills and knowledge they need.

Girls to be Recognized as being Worthy of Education

Lord, move in the hearts of families, cultures and governments to view girls as being worthy of an education, for they are made in your image. (Gen. 1:27)

For God's Guidance

This month we are praying for the education of women and girls around the world. Join our teammates in Romania as they pray.

Father, guide us in your truth and teach us, for you are God our Savior, and our hope is in you all day long. (Ps. 25:4-5)

Women Trapped in Slavery

Pray for the thousands of young girls who flee the violence of repeated rapes in Laos and Myanmar and then are caught up in sex slavery in Thailand. Pray that they will find a safe home in shelters where they can get job training and receive words of hope as they listen to the Burmese, S’gaw Karen, Isaan and Thai Women of Hope programs.

Migrants

Pray for migrants who move to another country not because of persecution or war but for economic reasons and therefore are not given asylum. Most would rather die than be sent home, where there are no jobs and their families are suffering.

Displaced People

Pray for refugees and internally displaced people who experience horrors as they try to find safe places for their families to live. While some are fortunate enough to reach refugee camps that provide for their basic needs, few can work and live independently. Most face hopeless and desperate situations.

Protection for Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls in danger of being used as prostitutes or sold as “brides” to earn money for family members who are waiting for permission to work and improve their lives.

U.N. Peacekeepers

Pray for U.N. peacekeepers called on to protect many of the more than 60 million refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. Pray that they will not abuse young women and girls but treat them with integrity and dignity.

Peace in War Torn Countries

Pray for God’s Spirit to move throughout war-torn countries, healing hearts and minds, and restoring families.

International Leaders

Pray for international leaders to demand that abusive governments be held accountable for their attacks on the innocent as well as their misuse of valuable natural resources (oil, diamonds, etc.) and finances received from relief organizations. “Deliver me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of evil and cruel men” (Ps. 71:4).

Leaders to be Compassionate

Pray for God to change the hearts of leaders in about two-dozen countries that do not allow women to transfer nationality to their children, resulting in statelessness when the fathers are unknown, missing or deceased.

Governments to End Statelessness

Pray for governments around the world to establish legal and policy reforms necessary to effectively address and end statelessness, which describes people not considered nationals of any country. About one-third of these people are children.

Leaders to be Merciful

Pray for mercy to be granted by leaders of countries hosting over 3 million Venezuelan migrants, refugees and asylum seekers as they seek alternative forms of legal status. This would enable them to remain where they are legally and to access basic rights and services.

Leaders to Show Compassion

Pray for the leaders and people of Germany, France, Greece, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom, the main countries of destination among asylum applications.

Organizations Working with Refugees

Pray for TWR national partners and Christian organizations that directly interact with refugees as they distribute TWR programs and help seekers understand God’s truths.

Families to be Reunited

Pray for families that have been separated and don’t know if some members are still alive. Even after finding lost loved ones, in many cases, they cannot reunite because they will lose their financial assistance and will not be able to survive together without it.

Abused Women

Pray for women and girls who have been severely beaten, brutally and repeatedly raped, and forced to marry religious militants out of fear for their lives or to save the lives of loved ones. Many commit suicide to escape the horrors of sex slavery.

Those Fleeing Persecution

Pray for Christians who have fled their communities or countries because of religious persecution. Pray that they will find groups of believers who will love them and welcome them.

Christian Refugees

Pray for refugees whose lives are in danger if others discover they are listening to Christian radio programs and studying the Scriptures.

People Who Feel Threatened by Refugees

Pray for local inhabitants who feel threatened when they see hundreds or even thousands of refugees – bringing with them foreign cultures, religions and languages – moving into their communities.

Pregnant Women

This month we are praying for women refugees around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in India throughout the month of June.

Pray for women who become pregnant after being raped during war or while making difficult journeys as refugees. Ask the Lord to help them find the medical, psychological and spiritual help they need.

Hearts to be Healed

Pray for the survivors of massacres, ethnic cleansing, civil wars, civilian unrest, factional struggles, religious and political conflicts, and wars of independence, and ask the Lord to bring them together to provide healing and peace for their children.

Refugees in Thailand Camps

Pray for the 140,000 refugees from Myanmar, mostly Karen, who live in refugee camps in Thailand, some for as long as 30 years. Around 70 percent of the Karen are Buddhist or animist, and about 25 percent are Christian. Pray that the S’gaw Karen Women of Hope program will bring comfort and peace to their troubled lives. These ethnic refugees fled their homeland to escape killings, torture, rape, landmines and forced labor.

Somali Refugees

Pray for more than 800,000 Somali refugees mostly in Kenya, Ethiopia and Yemen to hear Women of Hope in the Somali language and learn that Jesus Christ loves them and desires to give them dignity and freedom from the bondage of their demeaning cultural practices.

Those Reaching Out to Refugees

Pray for Christian women in Europe reaching out to refugees seeking asylum. Pray that these refugees from the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Europe will find a safe place, friendship and God’s gift of salvation.

Eritrean Refugees

Pray for the thousands of Eritreans in various refugee camps across Ethiopia seeking refuge from starvation, slavery, torture and killings in their country.

Countries Opening Their Doors to Refugees

Pray for people who already struggle to provide for their own families and then witness their countries being flooded by thousands of needy refugees.

Refugee Children in Addis Ababa

Pray for the provision of willing foster families and safe homes for the nearly 760 unaccompanied refugee children who reside in Addis Ababa. Pray that the Lord would heal them from the psychological trauma resulting from exposure to violence during childhood

True Followers of Christ

Pray for the thousands of refugees attending churches and even requesting baptism. Although some may do so in hopes that it will improve their chances for asylum, pray that many will truly become followers of Christ.

Dadaab Refugee Camp

Pray for the refugees in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, one of the largest in the world, who face a cloudy future as plans to close down the facilities have been voiced multiple times.

Refugees Who Accept Christ

Pray for the many refugees who accept Christ when they hear for the first time about God’s love and his gift of salvation. The freedom to choose their own beliefs is new to many of them, so pray that they will make wise choices.

Women of Hope Programs

Pray for Women of Hope programs in the refugees’ own languages to reach those who want to learn about Jesus.

Provision for Mothers

This month we are praying for women refugees around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in India throughout the month of June.

Pray for refugee mothers trying to care for their families with limited supplies of food, clean water, electricity and sanitation.

Mothers Who Have Given Up Children

Pray for mothers who have given up their children for adoption or sold them because they could not provide food and homes for them.

Children to Learn True Purpose

Pray for mothers to teach their children that wealth will not satisfy their deepest needs but that Christ can give them true purpose and fill their emptiness.

Raising Godly Children

Pray for Christian mothers who are trying to raise their children to know and love God even though their husbands and families follow other religious beliefs.

Safety for Christian Mothers

Pray for Christian mothers who have left their homes with their children because they fear that anti-Christian relatives and neighbors will harm them.

Provision for Homeless Children

Pray for God’s blessings and provision for those who welcome into their homes children who have lost their parents because of war, HIV/AIDS or extreme poverty.

Adoptive Mothers

Pray for women who desire to adopt and give orphans the love and care they deserve.

Men to Take Care of Families

Pray for husbands and fathers to understand their responsibilities and to experience the joy of taking care of their families.

Girls to Stay in School

Pray for parents and local officials to encourage girls to stay in school, to discourage them from early marriage and to promote the development of decent jobs in which young women can build their productivity.

Health Information for Mothers

Pray for women and girls to receive the information and support they need to prevent pregnancies that come too soon or too often. They need to be able to better care for their own health and the health of their babies.

Women Longing to be Mothers

Pray for God’s provision and grace for women who have not yet been able to conceive a child.

Women to Discover Hope

Pray for women to discover hope in Christ instead of turning to alcohol.

People Who Teach Mothers

Pray for local groups whose purpose is to teach young mothers how to take care of their babies and to encourage them to return to school and strive for a better future.

Grieving Mothers

Please pray that anguish, guilt, anger and depression will not overcome mothers who are grieving because of the death of a child.

Mothers Who Struggle Financially

Pray for unemployed mothers who are struggling to feed their children.

Grieving Mothers

Pray for women who have lost their babies through miscarriages and are grieving the children they never held.

Better Health Care

Pray for the provision of better health care to prevent deaths worldwide that result from complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Community Leaders

Pray for women to courageously unite to help community leaders understand the importance of protecting women from rape and from the threat of unprotected relations with spouses who may be infected with HIV.

Young Brides

Pray for young girls who were forced to marry as children and who had babies as teenagers, causing many to suffer health issues.

FGM Tradition to be Rejected

Pray for mothers and grandmothers to reject the custom of female genital mutilation, which is still practiced in many African and Middle Eastern countries.

The Gospel to Touch Lives

Pray for the power of the gospel to touch the hearts and lives of mothers who are deceived by false religions and ideologies.

Children to Show Appreciation

Pray for children of all ages to show their mothers appreciation, love and respect for giving them life, loving them unconditionally and providing for them sacrificially.

Mothers to Lead Their Children

Pray for mothers to lead their children to understand God’s gift of salvation and to show them that God can use them to do great things for eternity.

Daughters to be Valued

Pray for mothers and fathers to value their daughters and to show love and encouragement to those who remain single even when this is considered an embarrassment in some cultures.

Single and Abandoned Mothers

Pray for single mothers and mothers abandoned by their children’s fathers to find care and help from Christians offering hope for a better future through God’s love and grace.

Mothers to Choose Life

Pray for mothers to choose life for their unborn children instead of abortion.

Mothers in North Korea

Pray for mothers in North Korea who, according to a U.N. Human Rights Council report, have suffered unspeakable atrocities such as being forced to drown their own babies, being imprisoned with their children, or being starved, raped and tortured.

Children to be Taught to Plan Wisely

Pray for mothers to teach their children to plan for their adult lives and set priorities so that they will honor God with their choices of a spouse and career.

Community Leaders

Pray for community leaders to provide skilled health workers and medical equipment to prevent complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Caring for Children to be a Priority

Pray for mothers to make caring for their children a priority in their lives and to realize the major responsibility they have for shaping their children’s attitudes and beliefs about God, other people, cultural practices and values.

Mothers to Know God

This month we are praying for mothers around the world. Listen and pray with our colleagues in Brazil throughout the month of May.

Pray for mothers to experience a relationship with God and have confidence that he loves them and will guide them as they show their children how to honor him in all they do.

Understanding

Pray for all people to understand that one day “we will all stand before the judgment seat of God, for it is written, ‘As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me’ ” (Rom. 14:10-12).

Christians to Rejoice

Pray for Christians to rejoice in the coming fulfillment of God’s purposes in Christ Jesus, “for you [Christ] were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe” (Rev. 5:9-10).

God to be Praised

Pray for God’s people to praise him because he is patient toward us, “not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance” (2 Pet. 3:9).

Encouragement

Pray for Christian women to be encouraged by God’s promises: “If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all” (Rom. 8:31-34).

Courage to Share Christ

Pray for God to give Christian women the courage to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news” (Isa. 52:7).

Truth to be Declared about Jesus

Pray for Christian women to declare that Jesus is the fulfillment of what God spoke to the prophet Isaiah: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (Matt. 1:23; Isa. 7:14).

Hearts to Receive God's Word

Pray for women who listen to Women of Hope programs, visit a Hannah’s House or participate in a prayer group, asking God to move their hearts to “receive with meekness [his] implanted word, which is able to save your souls” (Jas. 1:21).

Response to Jesus

Pray for women to hear and respond to Jesus’ words: “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me” (Matt. 11:28).

The Gospel to be Proclaimed

Pray for Christians to proclaim that “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

Eyes to be Opened

Pray for 2 the Lord to open the eyes of unsaved women “so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins” (Acts 26:18).