Pray for Brethren in Need


Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, just as it is with you. (2 Thessalonians 3:1)

  • Missionaries need prayer.
     
  • The apostle Paul experienced danger and hardship as a missionary.
     
  • He was imprisoned, shipwrecked, and beaten.
     
  • It was no surprise that his letters contained pleas for prayer.
     
  • He asked the believers in Thessalonica to pray for success in spreading the gospel.
     
  • He prayed that God’s Word would run swiftly and be glorified.
     
  • He prayed that God would deliver him from unreasonable and wicked men (2 Thessalonians 3:2).
     
  • Paul knew he would need to open his mouth boldly and declare the gospel.
     
  • Do we know people who need supernatural help as they spread the good news of Christ?
     
  • Let us remember Paul’s appeal, and pray for our brethren in need.
     
  • Let us intercede for them before the throne of our powerful God.
     
  • Let us intercede for others in our prayers.
     
  • God’s throne is always accessible.


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