DAY FIVE: Provide

Monday 25 May

PROVIDE

…Give us this day our daily bread…

  • for the basic needs of food, water and health care for the poor, for the sick, for refugees and for children.

  • that God’s people would become, by His Spirit’s help, agents of healing and change, bringing forth the abundance, justice and peace that God desires.

  • for God’s people to break patterns of poverty in their communities, fulfilling God’s promise of blessing amidst all peoples.

  • for Christians to act with compassion and persistence to eradicate diseases and to serve well in the aftermath of epidemics such as HIV/AIDS.

…and seek My face…” — 2 Chronicles 7:14

Preparing to seek God’s face: Set the desires of your heart beyond your own needs. Come near to God in order to know Him and to be known by Him. Be still before Him. Speak to Him confidently and listen carefully, as if face to face with Jesus.