Individuals: Trouble - Open doors for the Gospel
When epidemics or natural disasters strike, or trouble that just come to individuals and familes, the results can be devastating. Often, in the midst of this difficulty and uncertainity there comes an opening for the Gospel.
Jer. 16:19 O LORD, my strength and my fortress, my refuge in time of distress, to you the nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, "Our fathers possessed nothing but false gods, worthless idols that did them no good."
Lord, You are the good shepherd. You look after each one of your children. You are the only safe refuge and fortress in times of trouble.
Lord, today some of the Zaza-Alevi of Turkey
are facing trouble they cannot manage. They are in need of Your help. I ask Lord, that You would respond to their need, and come to their aid. Use this crisis in their life to introduce them to Your goodness. Allow this difficulty to soften their hearts to Your truth. Give them the grace they need to walk away from the god who has failed them and embrace You as their only Lord and Savior. Open their eyes Lord to see You as the lover of their soul, their refuge, and their fortress.