The news of war breaking out in Europe has driven me to my knees to pray for a country and people I do not know. I don’t pretend to understand every thing that is going on, but I do understand that people are uncertain and afraid. On Sunday our pastor used Psalm 46 in praying for Ukraine and its people, and now I am doing the same.
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea…He makes wars cease to the ends of the earth.” Psalms 46:1-2, 9 NIV
There are so many things that I don’t know how to pray about. But the Holy Spirit can translate my groanings. But this I will pray:
Join me in praying for those in Ukraine and those countries already taking in refugees. And if you have a passage you are praying for them, please share below.
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~ linda says
Amen. God is in this place and with His people wherever they are. Psalm 46 is the best. I am praying with you for the people of Ukraine. My heart has been so squished and squeezed with this war. I hate arguments let alone war. This one feels closer to me for some reason. I know no one there yet I do know people who do know missionaries and residents there. Praising God for His hand upon the people. War is about individuals on the ground more than it is about the overall picture of battles. My heart hurts.
Me too, Linda. Thank you for praying with me.
Amen, Lauren. I’m grappling with how to pray for such a big world event. I so appreciate your heart for prayer!
Thank you for praying with me, Jeanne.
Joanne Viola says
Amen, Lauren. That very same Scripture has been on my heart. It’s true – we don’t know how to pray as we have not been in the situation they are in. May we be faithful to be praying, knowing the Holy Spirit will take our cries before the Father.
Yes! I am so thankful for that prayer help.
Lisa Blair says
Please pray for my friend’s mom, parent-in-laws, and a whole group of moms with children who are currently driving to get to safety in another city in Ukraine. Pray Psalm 91 with me.
Praying for them all now, Lisa. Thank you for allowing me the privilege.
Tea With Jennifer says
Thank you for praying with me, Jennifer.
Holly Breton @ Pink Lady says
Amen- thank you for sharing Lauren
Thank you for praying with me, Holly.
Amen Lauren, praying with you and all.
Thank you for praying with me, Paula.
I hope the Ukrainian people know how many of their brothers and sisters all over the world are praying for them. Thank you for participating in Talent-Sharing Tuesdays Link-Up 10.
I hope so too, Carol.
Hazlo Emma says
Hear my cry Oh Lord!
Don’t turn your face away from me.
My your love and mercy wash over these lands!
Come heal our land!
May Abba Father’s truth be the river of love that flows through his children all over the globe for the world to see the power of healing!