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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).

Boldness to Share the Gospel

Pray for Christian women to be willing to share that they are “not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes” (Rom. 1:16).

Believers to be Rooted in Christ

Pray for those who have received Christ Jesus the Lord to “walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith … abounding in thanksgiving” (Col. 2:6-7).

TWR Women of Hope Teams

Pray for TWR Women of Hope teams around the world to have God’s favor rest upon them and for him to “establish the work of [their] hands” (Ps. 90:17).

Unbelieving Women

Pray for our Father God to tear down the spiritual strongholds that blind unbelieving women and keep “them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God” (2 Cor. 4:4).

Beauty in Spirit

Pray for every Christian wife to let her beauty be in “the hidden person of [her] heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious” (1 Pet. 3:4).

Jesus to be Declared as Savior

Pray for women to declare, “Lord Jesus, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we believed and have come to know that you are the Holy One of God” (John 6:68-69).

Encouragement Through Programs

Pray for Women of Hope programs to encourage believers, to point unbelievers to Christ and to faithfully proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations.

Light of Christ to Shine

Pray for Christian women to let their “light shine before others,” as Jesus said, “so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven” (Matt. 5:16).

Unsaved Women

Pray for unsaved women, asking that “God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, and they may escape from the snare of the devil” (2 Tim. 2:25-26).

Love to Prevail

Pray for Christian women to “love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. … ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’” (Mark 12:30-31).

Programs to Guide Women to Hope

Pray for women of Hope programs to guide women to find hope and healing in Jesus Christ, whom God anointed “to proclaim good news to the poor” (Luke 4:18-19).

Salvation in Christ Alone

Pray for women to know that salvation comes by no other way but Jesus Christ alone: “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6).

Children to be Taught Truth

Pray for Christian mothers to learn God’s words so they can teach them to their children, “talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are walking by the way” (Deut. 11:19).

Recognition of Sin

Pray for women to understand that a holy God hates sin and that all sin is against God. “Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight” (Ps. 51:4).

Confidence in God's Word

Pray for Christian women to be confident that “he [God] who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus” (Phil. 1:6).

Women to Know God

Pray for women to come to “know you[, God], the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent” so they may receive eternal life (John 17:3).

Women to Rejoice in Christ

Pray for Christian women around the world to rejoice that “there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Rom. 8:1) and nothing can separate us from the love of God (Rom. 8:39).

Evidence of Love for Christ

Pray for women who are saved to realize that obedience to God’s Word is evidence of our love for Christ. Jesus emphatically states, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” (John 14:15).

God to Reveal Truth

Pray for women to understand that God, through his creation, reveals the truth about himself and holds all accountable (Rom. 1:20).

Women to Know They Belong to Christ

Pray for Christian women to comprehend that “we are his [God’s] workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:10).

Protection Against HIV

Please pray for more to be done to stop violence against women and to protect women against HIV infections. In 2017, around 6,600 women between the ages of 15 and 24 became infected with HIV every week.

Leaders and Parents

Please pray for leaders and parents to provide girls with an education that equips them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to provide for their families.

Those Helping Widows

Please pray for those reaching out to widows in Albania, Cambodia, India, Kenya, Tanzania, and other countries, helping these women start small businesses so they can earn money to support their families.

Women to Follow God's Will

Please pray for women to be willing to change their priorities and anything else that hinders them from following God’s will. “Show me your way, O LORD, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long” (Ps. 25:4-5).

Understanding about God

Please pray for women to understand that God created them in his image and to bring him glory. “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (Gen. 1:27).

Help for the Impoverished

Please pray that more would be done to lift women and children out of poverty. Less than 10 percent of the world’s population still lives in extreme poverty, but its impact is often devastating. https://medium.com/future-crunch/global-inequality-is-getting-better-fdbfde215b73

Health Improvements

Please pray for more would be done to improve the health of women. According to the World Health Organization, malaria cases have dropped in Paraguay and Tanzania. Trachoma, which causes blindness, has been eliminated in Ghana.

Those Helping Pregnant Women

Please pray for those who help pregnant women to understand the devastation caused by abortion, not only to their unborn babies but also physically and emotionally in their own lives.

Rescue Organizations

Please pray for organizations that help women and girls escape sexual slavery and that provide safe homes, education, and employment.

Safety and Strength

Please pray for safety and strength for women working to help others better their lives. “But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength” (Isa. 40:31).

Girls Who Receive Conflicting Messages

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.

Women to Rejoice

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).

Time with God

Please pray for women to spend more time getting to know God’s thoughts, character, and ways by studying his Word.

Prisoners to Know God

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).

Women Traumatized by War

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).

Women with Physical Handicaps

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).

Clinics and Hospitals

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.

Abandoned Wives

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).

Women in Ministry

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).

Women to Experience Hope

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).

Ministry Workers and Listeners

Pray for those who visit women and provide radios to those who cannot afford to buy them. Pray that listeners will invite others to join them in listening to Women of Hope and other TWR radio programs.

Christian Men

Pray for Christian men who respect and honor their mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, girlfriends, and colleagues. Pray that they will be a positive example to other men in their communities.

Women to Find Courage

Pray for women to discover that God has given them the courage to follow his ways. “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline” (2 Tim. 1:7).

Organizations and Churches

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.

Women to Pray Regularly

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.

Those Who Pray With Us

Pray for those praying with us. “With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by your faith” (2 Thess. 1:11).

Production Teams

Pray for Women of Hope production teams as they provide programs in 73 languages. Pray for women who give further guidance about living a Christlike life under enormously difficult circumstances.

Struggling Women

Pray for women who struggle with poverty, family problems, community turmoil, or cultural barriers. “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Rom. 12:12).

Women Hindered from Hearing the Gospel

Pray for women whose cultural and religious environments hinder them from hearing about God’s love and the hope they can have through Jesus Christ. Many are courageously listening to forbidden Christian radio programs in their homes.

Women to Know God's Love

Pray for women to know that they are loved by God their creator. Pray that they will choose to accept God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ and serve him by helping others in need.

World Day of Prayer Participants

Pray for people gathered around the globe today for the World Day of Prayer to discover more about God and to understand who they are in Christ as they strive to live to bring glory to God.

Dependence on the Holy Spirit

Pray for husbands and wives to humbly depend on the Holy Spirit’s guidance in dealing with the attitudes and emotions that they harbor and that may harm their relationships.

Widows and their Children

Pray for widows whose husbands’ families don’t recognize the right of a surviving wife to keep the couple’s children and inherit the couple’s home and land.

Employment Opportunities

Pray for local employment opportunities so that fathers can provide for the needs of their families and not have to leave them behind to find work.

Couples to Study God's Word

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.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women who are pressured by their families to marry nonbelievers.

Mistreated Widows

Pray for widows who live in cultures where wives are often blamed for the death of their husbands. Also pray for those who are forced to marry relatives of their dead husbands.

Children Who Witness Abuse

Pray for children witnessing their parents in abusive relationships. Many will likely become abusive husbands or timid wives who accept abuse as normal.

Christians to Guard Their Thoughts

Pray for Christians to guard their thoughts and to carefully choose what they read, watch, and listen to. “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure … think about such things” (Phil. 4:8).

Women in Ministry

Pray for women in ministry to be encouraged and know God’s strength and presence. Many of these ladies carry a heavy load of ministry, work, and family responsibilities.

Brides With Dowry Demands

Pray for brides who cannot meet the dowry demands of the husbands’ families. Such dowry cases sometimes lead to torture, murder, or suicide.

Victims of Domestic Violence

Pray for victims of domestic violence. Pray for every man to understand that God has made woman to be man’s companion and that he should love, respect, and protect his wife.

Lonely Women

Pray for women to learn that although loneliness is difficult, it is better not to marry than to live with men who do not respect them or their God and who may negatively influence their children.

Abandoned Women

Pray for God’s intimate presence to be experienced by women who feel the deep loneliness of being abandoned by their husbands or of never having married.

Young People to Be Taught

Pray for parents and church leaders to teach young people about the dangers of pornography, which destroys the true beauty of physical relationships. (1 Thess. 4:3-5)

Christian Husbands

Pray for Christian husbands who have non-Christian wives. Pray that their love and tenderness toward their wives will lead the women to be open to God’s love and gift of salvation.

God to Reveal His Love

Pray for women who unhealthily crave the physical attention of men, leading them to yield to sexual sin. Ask the Lord to reveal to them the power of his love in overcoming temptation. (Ps. 73:26)

Deep Faith for Christian Women

Pray for deep and unwavering faith for Christian women who are living with non-Christian husbands. Ask for the Holy Spirit to persuade these men to accept God’s gift of salvation.

Laws to Protect Young Girls

Pray for laws to be passed and enforced in many countries to keep parents from forcing their young daughters to marry older men – sometimes 10 to 30 years older.

Women to Make Good Decisions

Pray for young women who are considering living with their boyfriends. Pray that they will respect themselves and wait for men who will commit to love them through life’s joys and trials.

Christian Parents

Pray for Christian parents to respect the persons their adult children marry and to speak well of these spouses while looking for ways to honor the marriages.

Mothers Who Provide for Children

Pray for widows, abandoned wives, and single mothers who must provide for the needs of their children. Pray that communities would do more to protect these women.

Abused Wives

Pray for wives who allow their husbands to abuse them verbally or physically because they neither respect themselves nor feel they deserve to be loved.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women to have strength and wisdom to withstand the obstacles and difficulties of not being married and to thrive in their walk with God. (1 Cor. 7:38)

Education of Teenagers

Pray for parents and educators to teach teenagers that abstaining from sex until marriage allows them to have healthier lives and relationships.

Parents to Teach Children

Pray for parents to teach their children that choosing a spouse is a vitally important decision because it helps determine the future of both the married couple and the children they produce. Parents can show them how setting goals will help guide this decision.

Grieving Parents

Pray for couples grieving after they have experienced devastating miscarriages or the deaths of children. Often these tragedies lead to divorce.

Communication Skills for Couples

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.

Production Teams

Pray for wisdom for the 73 Women of Hope production teams as they teach God’s principles concerning marriage and family relationships.

Forced Brides

Pray for girls who are forced to become brides of much older men and in some cases are temporary “wives” easily divorced or sold into prostitution.

Abandoned and Stigmatized Victims

Pray for victims of trafficking, prostitution, and rape who have been abandoned and stigmatized by the very people who should have protected them. May they experience healing and restoration in Christ and therefore be able to trust people again.

Governments to Help their Poor

Pray for governments to do more to help their poor by creating the conditions in which people can get skills training and find honorable work.

Neglected Children

Pray for children who experience neglect and abuse in their homes. Many neglected children become trapped in prostitution, porn, and slave-like work in other countries or even in their own communities.

Christians to Help the Abused

Pray for Christians to be channels of God’s love and compassion to women and girls who have been deeply wounded by physical and sexual abuse.

Christian Organizations

Pray for Christian organizations providing safe homes and job training to young girls vulnerable to sex trafficking. Pray that they will “stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:58).

Wives Who Suffer

Pray for women who are suffering from abuse, infidelity, or abandonment by their husbands. Many of these uneducated and unskilled women are forced into prostitution so they can feed their children.

Nepalese Children, Women and Teen Girls

Pray for Nepalese children, women, and teen girls who are raped by their relatives or unknown men and sometimes killed or sold into slavery in India, China, and other countries.

Prayer

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).

Boldness to Share the Gospel

Pray for Christian women to be willing to share that they are “not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes” (Rom. 1:16).

Believers to be Rooted in Christ

Pray for those who have received Christ Jesus the Lord to “walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith … abounding in thanksgiving” (Col. 2:6-7).

TWR Women of Hope Teams

Pray for TWR Women of Hope teams around the world to have God’s favor rest upon them and for him to “establish the work of [their] hands” (Ps. 90:17).

Unbelieving Women

Pray for our Father God to tear down the spiritual strongholds that blind unbelieving women and keep “them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God” (2 Cor. 4:4).

Beauty in Spirit

Pray for every Christian wife to let her beauty be in “the hidden person of [her] heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious” (1 Pet. 3:4).

Jesus to be Declared as Savior

Pray for women to declare, “Lord Jesus, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we believed and have come to know that you are the Holy One of God” (John 6:68-69).

Encouragement Through Programs

Pray for Women of Hope programs to encourage believers, to point unbelievers to Christ and to faithfully proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations.

Light of Christ to Shine

Pray for Christian women to let their “light shine before others,” as Jesus said, “so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven” (Matt. 5:16).

Unsaved Women

Pray for unsaved women, asking that “God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, and they may escape from the snare of the devil” (2 Tim. 2:25-26).

Love to Prevail

Pray for Christian women to “love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. … ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’” (Mark 12:30-31).

Programs to Guide Women to Hope

Pray for women of Hope programs to guide women to find hope and healing in Jesus Christ, whom God anointed “to proclaim good news to the poor” (Luke 4:18-19).

Salvation in Christ Alone

Pray for women to know that salvation comes by no other way but Jesus Christ alone: “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6).

Children to be Taught Truth

Pray for Christian mothers to learn God’s words so they can teach them to their children, “talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are walking by the way” (Deut. 11:19).

Recognition of Sin

Pray for women to understand that a holy God hates sin and that all sin is against God. “Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight” (Ps. 51:4).

Confidence in God's Word

Pray for Christian women to be confident that “he [God] who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus” (Phil. 1:6).

Women to Know God

Pray for women to come to “know you[, God], the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent” so they may receive eternal life (John 17:3).

Women to Rejoice in Christ

Pray for Christian women around the world to rejoice that “there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Rom. 8:1) and nothing can separate us from the love of God (Rom. 8:39).

Evidence of Love for Christ

Pray for women who are saved to realize that obedience to God’s Word is evidence of our love for Christ. Jesus emphatically states, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” (John 14:15).

God to Reveal Truth

Pray for women to understand that God, through his creation, reveals the truth about himself and holds all accountable (Rom. 1:20).

Women to Know They Belong to Christ

Pray for Christian women to comprehend that “we are his [God’s] workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:10).

Protection Against HIV

Please pray for more to be done to stop violence against women and to protect women against HIV infections. In 2017, around 6,600 women between the ages of 15 and 24 became infected with HIV every week.

Leaders and Parents

Please pray for leaders and parents to provide girls with an education that equips them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to provide for their families.

Those Helping Widows

Please pray for those reaching out to widows in Albania, Cambodia, India, Kenya, Tanzania, and other countries, helping these women start small businesses so they can earn money to support their families.

Women to Follow God's Will

Please pray for women to be willing to change their priorities and anything else that hinders them from following God’s will. “Show me your way, O LORD, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long” (Ps. 25:4-5).

Understanding about God

Please pray for women to understand that God created them in his image and to bring him glory. “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (Gen. 1:27).

Help for the Impoverished

Please pray that more would be done to lift women and children out of poverty. Less than 10 percent of the world’s population still lives in extreme poverty, but its impact is often devastating. https://medium.com/future-crunch/global-inequality-is-getting-better-fdbfde215b73

Health Improvements

Please pray for more would be done to improve the health of women. According to the World Health Organization, malaria cases have dropped in Paraguay and Tanzania. Trachoma, which causes blindness, has been eliminated in Ghana.

Those Helping Pregnant Women

Please pray for those who help pregnant women to understand the devastation caused by abortion, not only to their unborn babies but also physically and emotionally in their own lives.

Rescue Organizations

Please pray for organizations that help women and girls escape sexual slavery and that provide safe homes, education, and employment.

Safety and Strength

Please pray for safety and strength for women working to help others better their lives. “But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength” (Isa. 40:31).

Girls Who Receive Conflicting Messages

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.

Women to Rejoice

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).

Time with God

Please pray for women to spend more time getting to know God’s thoughts, character, and ways by studying his Word.

Prisoners to Know God

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).

Women Traumatized by War

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).

Women with Physical Handicaps

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).

Clinics and Hospitals

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.

Abandoned Wives

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).

Women in Ministry

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).

Women to Experience Hope

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).

Ministry Workers and Listeners

Pray for those who visit women and provide radios to those who cannot afford to buy them. Pray that listeners will invite others to join them in listening to Women of Hope and other TWR radio programs.

Christian Men

Pray for Christian men who respect and honor their mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, girlfriends, and colleagues. Pray that they will be a positive example to other men in their communities.

Women to Find Courage

Pray for women to discover that God has given them the courage to follow his ways. “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline” (2 Tim. 1:7).

Organizations and Churches

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.

Women to Pray Regularly

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.

Those Who Pray With Us

Pray for those praying with us. “With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by your faith” (2 Thess. 1:11).

Production Teams

Pray for Women of Hope production teams as they provide programs in 73 languages. Pray for women who give further guidance about living a Christlike life under enormously difficult circumstances.

Struggling Women

Pray for women who struggle with poverty, family problems, community turmoil, or cultural barriers. “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Rom. 12:12).

Women Hindered from Hearing the Gospel

Pray for women whose cultural and religious environments hinder them from hearing about God’s love and the hope they can have through Jesus Christ. Many are courageously listening to forbidden Christian radio programs in their homes.

Women to Know God's Love

Pray for women to know that they are loved by God their creator. Pray that they will choose to accept God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ and serve him by helping others in need.

World Day of Prayer Participants

Pray for people gathered around the globe today for the World Day of Prayer to discover more about God and to understand who they are in Christ as they strive to live to bring glory to God.

Dependence on the Holy Spirit

Pray for husbands and wives to humbly depend on the Holy Spirit’s guidance in dealing with the attitudes and emotions that they harbor and that may harm their relationships.

Widows and their Children

Pray for widows whose husbands’ families don’t recognize the right of a surviving wife to keep the couple’s children and inherit the couple’s home and land.

Employment Opportunities

Pray for local employment opportunities so that fathers can provide for the needs of their families and not have to leave them behind to find work.

Couples to Study God's Word

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.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women who are pressured by their families to marry nonbelievers.

Mistreated Widows

Pray for widows who live in cultures where wives are often blamed for the death of their husbands. Also pray for those who are forced to marry relatives of their dead husbands.

Children Who Witness Abuse

Pray for children witnessing their parents in abusive relationships. Many will likely become abusive husbands or timid wives who accept abuse as normal.

Christians to Guard Their Thoughts

Pray for Christians to guard their thoughts and to carefully choose what they read, watch, and listen to. “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure … think about such things” (Phil. 4:8).

Women in Ministry

Pray for women in ministry to be encouraged and know God’s strength and presence. Many of these ladies carry a heavy load of ministry, work, and family responsibilities.

Brides With Dowry Demands

Pray for brides who cannot meet the dowry demands of the husbands’ families. Such dowry cases sometimes lead to torture, murder, or suicide.

Victims of Domestic Violence

Pray for victims of domestic violence. Pray for every man to understand that God has made woman to be man’s companion and that he should love, respect, and protect his wife.

Lonely Women

Pray for women to learn that although loneliness is difficult, it is better not to marry than to live with men who do not respect them or their God and who may negatively influence their children.

Abandoned Women

Pray for God’s intimate presence to be experienced by women who feel the deep loneliness of being abandoned by their husbands or of never having married.

Young People to Be Taught

Pray for parents and church leaders to teach young people about the dangers of pornography, which destroys the true beauty of physical relationships. (1 Thess. 4:3-5)

Christian Husbands

Pray for Christian husbands who have non-Christian wives. Pray that their love and tenderness toward their wives will lead the women to be open to God’s love and gift of salvation.

God to Reveal His Love

Pray for women who unhealthily crave the physical attention of men, leading them to yield to sexual sin. Ask the Lord to reveal to them the power of his love in overcoming temptation. (Ps. 73:26)

Deep Faith for Christian Women

Pray for deep and unwavering faith for Christian women who are living with non-Christian husbands. Ask for the Holy Spirit to persuade these men to accept God’s gift of salvation.

Laws to Protect Young Girls

Pray for laws to be passed and enforced in many countries to keep parents from forcing their young daughters to marry older men – sometimes 10 to 30 years older.

Women to Make Good Decisions

Pray for young women who are considering living with their boyfriends. Pray that they will respect themselves and wait for men who will commit to love them through life’s joys and trials.

Christian Parents

Pray for Christian parents to respect the persons their adult children marry and to speak well of these spouses while looking for ways to honor the marriages.

Mothers Who Provide for Children

Pray for widows, abandoned wives, and single mothers who must provide for the needs of their children. Pray that communities would do more to protect these women.

Abused Wives

Pray for wives who allow their husbands to abuse them verbally or physically because they neither respect themselves nor feel they deserve to be loved.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women to have strength and wisdom to withstand the obstacles and difficulties of not being married and to thrive in their walk with God. (1 Cor. 7:38)

Education of Teenagers

Pray for parents and educators to teach teenagers that abstaining from sex until marriage allows them to have healthier lives and relationships.

Parents to Teach Children

Pray for parents to teach their children that choosing a spouse is a vitally important decision because it helps determine the future of both the married couple and the children they produce. Parents can show them how setting goals will help guide this decision.

Grieving Parents

Pray for couples grieving after they have experienced devastating miscarriages or the deaths of children. Often these tragedies lead to divorce.

Communication Skills for Couples

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.

Production Teams

Pray for wisdom for the 73 Women of Hope production teams as they teach God’s principles concerning marriage and family relationships.

Forced Brides

Pray for girls who are forced to become brides of much older men and in some cases are temporary “wives” easily divorced or sold into prostitution.

Abandoned and Stigmatized Victims

Pray for victims of trafficking, prostitution, and rape who have been abandoned and stigmatized by the very people who should have protected them. May they experience healing and restoration in Christ and therefore be able to trust people again.

Governments to Help their Poor

Pray for governments to do more to help their poor by creating the conditions in which people can get skills training and find honorable work.

Neglected Children

Pray for children who experience neglect and abuse in their homes. Many neglected children become trapped in prostitution, porn, and slave-like work in other countries or even in their own communities.

Christians to Help the Abused

Pray for Christians to be channels of God’s love and compassion to women and girls who have been deeply wounded by physical and sexual abuse.

Christian Organizations

Pray for Christian organizations providing safe homes and job training to young girls vulnerable to sex trafficking. Pray that they will “stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:58).

Wives Who Suffer

Pray for women who are suffering from abuse, infidelity, or abandonment by their husbands. Many of these uneducated and unskilled women are forced into prostitution so they can feed their children.

Nepalese Children, Women and Teen Girls

Pray for Nepalese children, women, and teen girls who are raped by their relatives or unknown men and sometimes killed or sold into slavery in India, China, and other countries.

Women

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).

Boldness to Share the Gospel

Pray for Christian women to be willing to share that they are “not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes” (Rom. 1:16).

Believers to be Rooted in Christ

Pray for those who have received Christ Jesus the Lord to “walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith … abounding in thanksgiving” (Col. 2:6-7).

TWR Women of Hope Teams

Pray for TWR Women of Hope teams around the world to have God’s favor rest upon them and for him to “establish the work of [their] hands” (Ps. 90:17).

Unbelieving Women

Pray for our Father God to tear down the spiritual strongholds that blind unbelieving women and keep “them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God” (2 Cor. 4:4).

Beauty in Spirit

Pray for every Christian wife to let her beauty be in “the hidden person of [her] heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious” (1 Pet. 3:4).

Jesus to be Declared as Savior

Pray for women to declare, “Lord Jesus, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we believed and have come to know that you are the Holy One of God” (John 6:68-69).

Encouragement Through Programs

Pray for Women of Hope programs to encourage believers, to point unbelievers to Christ and to faithfully proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations.

Light of Christ to Shine

Pray for Christian women to let their “light shine before others,” as Jesus said, “so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven” (Matt. 5:16).

Unsaved Women

Pray for unsaved women, asking that “God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, and they may escape from the snare of the devil” (2 Tim. 2:25-26).

Love to Prevail

Pray for Christian women to “love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. … ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’” (Mark 12:30-31).

Programs to Guide Women to Hope

Pray for women of Hope programs to guide women to find hope and healing in Jesus Christ, whom God anointed “to proclaim good news to the poor” (Luke 4:18-19).

Salvation in Christ Alone

Pray for women to know that salvation comes by no other way but Jesus Christ alone: “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6).

Children to be Taught Truth

Pray for Christian mothers to learn God’s words so they can teach them to their children, “talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are walking by the way” (Deut. 11:19).

Recognition of Sin

Pray for women to understand that a holy God hates sin and that all sin is against God. “Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight” (Ps. 51:4).

Confidence in God's Word

Pray for Christian women to be confident that “he [God] who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus” (Phil. 1:6).

Women to Know God

Pray for women to come to “know you[, God], the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent” so they may receive eternal life (John 17:3).

Women to Rejoice in Christ

Pray for Christian women around the world to rejoice that “there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Rom. 8:1) and nothing can separate us from the love of God (Rom. 8:39).

Evidence of Love for Christ

Pray for women who are saved to realize that obedience to God’s Word is evidence of our love for Christ. Jesus emphatically states, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” (John 14:15).

God to Reveal Truth

Pray for women to understand that God, through his creation, reveals the truth about himself and holds all accountable (Rom. 1:20).

Women to Know They Belong to Christ

Pray for Christian women to comprehend that “we are his [God’s] workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:10).

Protection Against HIV

Please pray for more to be done to stop violence against women and to protect women against HIV infections. In 2017, around 6,600 women between the ages of 15 and 24 became infected with HIV every week.

Leaders and Parents

Please pray for leaders and parents to provide girls with an education that equips them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to provide for their families.

Those Helping Widows

Please pray for those reaching out to widows in Albania, Cambodia, India, Kenya, Tanzania, and other countries, helping these women start small businesses so they can earn money to support their families.

Women to Follow God's Will

Please pray for women to be willing to change their priorities and anything else that hinders them from following God’s will. “Show me your way, O LORD, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long” (Ps. 25:4-5).

Understanding about God

Please pray for women to understand that God created them in his image and to bring him glory. “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (Gen. 1:27).

Help for the Impoverished

Please pray that more would be done to lift women and children out of poverty. Less than 10 percent of the world’s population still lives in extreme poverty, but its impact is often devastating. https://medium.com/future-crunch/global-inequality-is-getting-better-fdbfde215b73

Health Improvements

Please pray for more would be done to improve the health of women. According to the World Health Organization, malaria cases have dropped in Paraguay and Tanzania. Trachoma, which causes blindness, has been eliminated in Ghana.

Those Helping Pregnant Women

Please pray for those who help pregnant women to understand the devastation caused by abortion, not only to their unborn babies but also physically and emotionally in their own lives.

Rescue Organizations

Please pray for organizations that help women and girls escape sexual slavery and that provide safe homes, education, and employment.

Safety and Strength

Please pray for safety and strength for women working to help others better their lives. “But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength” (Isa. 40:31).

Girls Who Receive Conflicting Messages

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.

Women to Rejoice

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).

Time with God

Please pray for women to spend more time getting to know God’s thoughts, character, and ways by studying his Word.

Prisoners to Know God

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).

Women Traumatized by War

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).

Women with Physical Handicaps

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).

Clinics and Hospitals

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.

Abandoned Wives

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).

Women in Ministry

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).

Women to Experience Hope

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).

Ministry Workers and Listeners

Pray for those who visit women and provide radios to those who cannot afford to buy them. Pray that listeners will invite others to join them in listening to Women of Hope and other TWR radio programs.

Christian Men

Pray for Christian men who respect and honor their mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, girlfriends, and colleagues. Pray that they will be a positive example to other men in their communities.

Women to Find Courage

Pray for women to discover that God has given them the courage to follow his ways. “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline” (2 Tim. 1:7).

Organizations and Churches

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.

Women to Pray Regularly

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.

Those Who Pray With Us

Pray for those praying with us. “With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by your faith” (2 Thess. 1:11).

Production Teams

Pray for Women of Hope production teams as they provide programs in 73 languages. Pray for women who give further guidance about living a Christlike life under enormously difficult circumstances.

Struggling Women

Pray for women who struggle with poverty, family problems, community turmoil, or cultural barriers. “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Rom. 12:12).

Women Hindered from Hearing the Gospel

Pray for women whose cultural and religious environments hinder them from hearing about God’s love and the hope they can have through Jesus Christ. Many are courageously listening to forbidden Christian radio programs in their homes.

Women to Know God's Love

Pray for women to know that they are loved by God their creator. Pray that they will choose to accept God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ and serve him by helping others in need.

World Day of Prayer Participants

Pray for people gathered around the globe today for the World Day of Prayer to discover more about God and to understand who they are in Christ as they strive to live to bring glory to God.

Dependence on the Holy Spirit

Pray for husbands and wives to humbly depend on the Holy Spirit’s guidance in dealing with the attitudes and emotions that they harbor and that may harm their relationships.

Widows and their Children

Pray for widows whose husbands’ families don’t recognize the right of a surviving wife to keep the couple’s children and inherit the couple’s home and land.

Employment Opportunities

Pray for local employment opportunities so that fathers can provide for the needs of their families and not have to leave them behind to find work.

Couples to Study God's Word

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.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women who are pressured by their families to marry nonbelievers.

Mistreated Widows

Pray for widows who live in cultures where wives are often blamed for the death of their husbands. Also pray for those who are forced to marry relatives of their dead husbands.

Children Who Witness Abuse

Pray for children witnessing their parents in abusive relationships. Many will likely become abusive husbands or timid wives who accept abuse as normal.

Christians to Guard Their Thoughts

Pray for Christians to guard their thoughts and to carefully choose what they read, watch, and listen to. “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure … think about such things” (Phil. 4:8).

Women in Ministry

Pray for women in ministry to be encouraged and know God’s strength and presence. Many of these ladies carry a heavy load of ministry, work, and family responsibilities.

Brides With Dowry Demands

Pray for brides who cannot meet the dowry demands of the husbands’ families. Such dowry cases sometimes lead to torture, murder, or suicide.

Victims of Domestic Violence

Pray for victims of domestic violence. Pray for every man to understand that God has made woman to be man’s companion and that he should love, respect, and protect his wife.

Lonely Women

Pray for women to learn that although loneliness is difficult, it is better not to marry than to live with men who do not respect them or their God and who may negatively influence their children.

Abandoned Women

Pray for God’s intimate presence to be experienced by women who feel the deep loneliness of being abandoned by their husbands or of never having married.

Young People to Be Taught

Pray for parents and church leaders to teach young people about the dangers of pornography, which destroys the true beauty of physical relationships. (1 Thess. 4:3-5)

Christian Husbands

Pray for Christian husbands who have non-Christian wives. Pray that their love and tenderness toward their wives will lead the women to be open to God’s love and gift of salvation.

God to Reveal His Love

Pray for women who unhealthily crave the physical attention of men, leading them to yield to sexual sin. Ask the Lord to reveal to them the power of his love in overcoming temptation. (Ps. 73:26)

Deep Faith for Christian Women

Pray for deep and unwavering faith for Christian women who are living with non-Christian husbands. Ask for the Holy Spirit to persuade these men to accept God’s gift of salvation.

Laws to Protect Young Girls

Pray for laws to be passed and enforced in many countries to keep parents from forcing their young daughters to marry older men – sometimes 10 to 30 years older.

Women to Make Good Decisions

Pray for young women who are considering living with their boyfriends. Pray that they will respect themselves and wait for men who will commit to love them through life’s joys and trials.

Christian Parents

Pray for Christian parents to respect the persons their adult children marry and to speak well of these spouses while looking for ways to honor the marriages.

Mothers Who Provide for Children

Pray for widows, abandoned wives, and single mothers who must provide for the needs of their children. Pray that communities would do more to protect these women.

Abused Wives

Pray for wives who allow their husbands to abuse them verbally or physically because they neither respect themselves nor feel they deserve to be loved.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women to have strength and wisdom to withstand the obstacles and difficulties of not being married and to thrive in their walk with God. (1 Cor. 7:38)

Education of Teenagers

Pray for parents and educators to teach teenagers that abstaining from sex until marriage allows them to have healthier lives and relationships.

Parents to Teach Children

Pray for parents to teach their children that choosing a spouse is a vitally important decision because it helps determine the future of both the married couple and the children they produce. Parents can show them how setting goals will help guide this decision.

Grieving Parents

Pray for couples grieving after they have experienced devastating miscarriages or the deaths of children. Often these tragedies lead to divorce.

Communication Skills for Couples

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.

Production Teams

Pray for wisdom for the 73 Women of Hope production teams as they teach God’s principles concerning marriage and family relationships.

Forced Brides

Pray for girls who are forced to become brides of much older men and in some cases are temporary “wives” easily divorced or sold into prostitution.

Abandoned and Stigmatized Victims

Pray for victims of trafficking, prostitution, and rape who have been abandoned and stigmatized by the very people who should have protected them. May they experience healing and restoration in Christ and therefore be able to trust people again.

Governments to Help their Poor

Pray for governments to do more to help their poor by creating the conditions in which people can get skills training and find honorable work.

Neglected Children

Pray for children who experience neglect and abuse in their homes. Many neglected children become trapped in prostitution, porn, and slave-like work in other countries or even in their own communities.

Christians to Help the Abused

Pray for Christians to be channels of God’s love and compassion to women and girls who have been deeply wounded by physical and sexual abuse.

Christian Organizations

Pray for Christian organizations providing safe homes and job training to young girls vulnerable to sex trafficking. Pray that they will “stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:58).

Wives Who Suffer

Pray for women who are suffering from abuse, infidelity, or abandonment by their husbands. Many of these uneducated and unskilled women are forced into prostitution so they can feed their children.

Nepalese Children, Women and Teen Girls

Pray for Nepalese children, women, and teen girls who are raped by their relatives or unknown men and sometimes killed or sold into slavery in India, China, and other countries.