SIDEBAR: How To Pray for the Poor


by Thomas E Trask and Randy Hurst


  1. Pray for God’s Workers (Matthew 9:35–38)
  2. Pray for God’s Power (Mark 9:22–29)
  3. Pray for God’s Love (Luke 10:33–37)
  4. Petitions for the Poor. Pray for:
  5. Salvation (Luke 4:18)
  6. Justice (Psalm 140:12)
  7. Safety (Psalm 12:5)
  8. Water (Isaiah 41:17)
  9. Food (Proverbs 22:9)
  10. Shelter (Isaiah 25:4)
  11. Healthcare (Luke 10:34,35)
  12. Education (2 Timothy 3:15,16)
  13. Employment (1 Thessalonians 4:11,12)

Excerpted from Thomas E. Trask and Randy Hurst, God is Listening (Springfield, Missouri: The Access Group, 2010).