Friday, January 25, 2008

Day of Prayer for Kenya

If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. (2 Chronicles 7:14)

On January 25th 2008, we are asking every Kenyan and every friend of Kenyans, everywhere, to take time to make a concerted prayer for Kenya.

We want EVERY Kenyan and EVERY friend of Kenyans in EVERY continent on the face of the earth to be praying together on this one day on behalf of our country.

How to participate:
* Spread the word: send this message to every Kenyan and every friend of Kenyans you know, everywhere -- text, SMS, e-mail, phone call, blog, etc.
* On January 25th, make a point of setting aside time to pray for Kenya. It doesn’t have to be a long time, but it must be a deliberate effort to pray for specific things about Kenya.
* You can pray individually, or get together with friends, workmates, someone on the street, your priest, pastor, congregation, youth group, etc.

What to pray for:
* Whatever else you feel in your heart to pray concerning Kenya.

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace;
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
and where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood, as to understand;
to be loved, as to love;
for it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
(St. Francis of Assisi, 13th century)

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. (James 5:16)

1 comment:

Marsha said...

I too have posted this email on my blog. I have a huge interest in Kenya, our daughter, son in law and 3 young granddaughers are there as missionaries. My husband and I were just there in April. I can not believe what is happening to that beautiful place.

I added some prayer concerns if you care to look.

Thank you for caring for the nation and people of Kenya.