“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (Rom. 12:12)
We pray that you would bless the work of the missionaries who labour in the harvest fields. Grant that they would have a Gospel-driven perseverance, regardless of results; protection from discouragement and strength in persecution. Break down the barriers that Satan has raised up, that they may testify to your love and faithfulness, witnessing to the lost and scattered sheep. Bless them with joyful service and faithful prayer for their ministry and a growing love for the work being carried out. Provide them with long-term faithfulness so that they might stay the course and continue on with their work. Multiply what they sow, so that many would be brought to faith and begin a lifelong journey of discipleship. Provide the leaders and all labourers with wisdom and skill in mobilizing and training those in whom You have planted the gift of knowledge and salvation. Help them to cast aside all burdens, that they might grow in grace, and lead a life of self-sacrificing love, repentance, humility, and faith. And give to them a heart for evangelism; boldness in taking opportunities to share the gospel.
We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ, who with You and the Holy Spirit, One God, lives and reigns forever. Amen
Based on PCA/MTW prayer guide for missionaries.