07-2010 Prayer Calendar

Participation in the Prayer Partner Network is an essential part of Compassion's ministry for children and families in poverty.

July 2010 Prayer Calendar

All children listed have sponsors, and monetary needs are supplied.

Verse of the Month

"In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven."

Matthew 5:16, NIV

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Thursday 1

We praise God for warming the hearts of people in communities once hostile to Christianity. Many parents are now more receptive because of the work Compassion is doing to aid their children and families!

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Friday 2

Pray for Andrea, 8, and her brother Rodrigo, 6, in Peru, who lost their parents in a murder-suicide. Each parent's relatives are seeking custody. Pray for peace, comfort and God's will in their lives.

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Saturday 3

Please continue to pray for those children and families in Ecuador whose homes were damaged or destroyed by recent flooding.

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Sunday 4

Pray for people in Haiti who continue to live in tent cities. Pray for protection from the hot sun in the afternoons and heavy rains at night.

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Monday 5

Pray for our children and families living in hazardous areas in El Salvador that are prone to floods, mudslides and other conditions that worsen during the rainy season.

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Tuesday 6

Pray for Sadhon, the father of Sattya in Bangladesh, who broke his left leg in three places and had his right leg amputated. Pray for physical, emotional and spiritual healing.

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Wednesday 7

Please pray for children and families in Ethiopia struggling and in need because of the food crisis.

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Thursday 8

We praise God for His protection of Compassion children, families and staff in Thailand during recent civil unrest. Peace has returned to the country, and all centers have resumed activities.

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Friday 9

Please continue to pray for Compassion-assisted children and families in Indonesia, whose homes were damaged by flooding. Pray the rains stop and the water subsides. Pray the damaged homes are repaired quickly.

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Saturday 10

Pray for His provision for children from three eastern India child development centers, who lost homes or belongings in a recent cyclone. Pray also for the wisdom of the staff members as they address the situation.

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Sunday 11

Pray that Compassion can continue to train parents in Kenya to learn skills that will provide financial stability for their homes and safety for their children.

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Monday 12

Please pray to the Lord concerning the public health system in Brazil, where the poor are particularly neglected. Pray that the Lord would provide the medicine and treatment they need.

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Tuesday 13

Pray for the father of Rosa in Peru, who was robbed and then hit by a car when he tried to escape. Pray for his full recovery and for Rosa's family as they struggle to cover their bills.

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Wednesday 14

Pray for resilience, courage and vision for the leadership of the Haiti office as they help the affected church partners in meeting the needs of the children.

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Thursday 15

We praise God for His protection of our children, staff and families during the recent eruption of the Pacaya Volcano in Escuintla, Guatemala. Although one center was closed after the roof collapsed, no one was hurt.

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Friday 16

Pray for the countries that are not receptive to Christianity, that they would experience the warming of their hearts to Christ.

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Saturday 17

Pray for Rupa's younger brother, 1½-year-old Peter in Bangladesh, who is in a critical situation from blood and bone cancer that has spread throughout his body.

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Sunday 18

Pray for wisdom for center staff members in Ghana as they bring the hope and love of Jesus to thousands of children.

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Monday 19

Pray for the family of 9-year-old Shirley in Peru, whose father was murdered. Pray for comfort and provision as the mother, who is six months pregnant, soon will not be able to provide for her family.

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Tuesday 20

Pray for the family of 8-year-old Desi in eastern Indonesia, who died from malaria.

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Wednesday 21

Pray for Pastor Abner from Iglesia Sión in El Salvador, whose family has received death threats from gangs.

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Thursday 22

Pray for the family of Mr. Christopher, a counselor at a child development center in India. He died in a car accident and left behind his wife and baby girl.

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Friday 23

Please pray for the Compassion-assisted child development centers in areas of Tanzania dominated by Islam. Pray that they find comfort in Him.

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Saturday 24

Please pray for those families who have lost homes and belongings in the flooding in Colombia, including many children who lost their shoes. Pray that the rains stop and God provides for the affected families.

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Sunday 25

Please pray for the more than 12 million children in Africa who suffer from AIDS. Pray that Compassion staff will know how to meet their unique needs.

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Monday 26

Pray for the family of Ribiliana, 5, in eastern Indonesia. Her father has passed away due to a gastric ulcer. May God bring them peace and joy.

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Tuesday 27

Pray the Lord will use the staff in Togo to soften the hearts of families and open their eyes to the grace of the Lord.

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Wednesday 28

Pray for Jairo, 8, and her mother, in Peru. Her mother has had tuberculosis since last year.

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Thursday 29

Pray for the relatives and friends of siblings Durga, 7, and Anitha, 4, in India, who died at the hands of their own mother in a murder-suicide.

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Friday 30

Pray for Nicholas, 13, in Rwanda, who has a heart problem that may require him to go to India for further tests.

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Saturday 31

We praise God for His protection of our children from the earthquake that hit Aceh on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. Pray that He continues to protect this earthquake-prone country!

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