Prayer for Ireland

PRAYER: FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS

5 DAYS OF PRAYER

MONDAY

CONFESS (Daniel 9: 4-19) and seek God’s MERCY

PRAY FOR CHURCH LEADERS

PRAY THAT CHRISTIANS WILL BE SALT AND LIGHT in our Neighbourhoods, in our Work and amongst our Family.

TUESDAY

INTERCEDE on behalf of…

Those who are SUFFERING from the virus

Those who are GRIEVING the loss of someone to the virus.

Those who are FEARFUL: Those fearful of contracting it or fearful for someone else.

Scripture Reference: Phil 4:4-7. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

WEDNESDAY

INTERCEDE on behalf of…

MEDICAL STAFF and CARERS

ESSENTIAL SERVICES, such as gardai, those feeding the homeless, those serving in methadone clinics, shop assistants, postmen, bin men, transport services, etc

Scripture Ref: Num 6: 24-26 ‘“The Lord bless you and keep you;
the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’

THURSDAY

INTERCEDE on behalf of…

UNEMPLOYED. Those who have lost their jobs or businesses, or are in fear of losing them or are on reduced hours.

VULNERABLE.  The LONELY, HOMELESS, DRUG ADDICTS. Those living IN FEAR IN THEIR HOMES, those living in DIRECT PROVISION CENTRES, etc

PARENTS. Those caring for children of all ages; primary & secondary school children & 3rd level.

CHILDREN of all ages.  Those who are stressed about exams or fearful for parents or grandparents.

Scripture Ref: Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Prov 31:8-9

FRIDAY

INTERCEDE on behalf of…

LEADERS

Leo Varadkar, Simon Harris, Dr Tony Holohan (Chief Medical Officer), HSE, etc

Global Leaders: WHO, UK, EU, USA

3rd WORLD countries.

REFUGEE CAMPS

SCIENTISTS working to find a vaccine. 

Scripture Ref: I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.  1 Tim 2: 1-2