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MAY 2022

May 1:  Pray for the upcoming 71st National Day of Prayer. In every state, from coast-to-coast and border-to-border, millions of prayer warriors will be coming before God's throne of grace in earnest prayer for our nation and its leaders.

May 2:  The theme for 2022 National Day of Prayer is "Exalt the Lord, Who Has Established Us." God established America through the faithful obedience of our founding fathers. The Holy Spirit inspired the documents written declaring our dependence on God's sovereignty. Pray for spiritual revival across our nation.

May 3:  Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14 - "If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land."

May 4:  Pray with expectant anticipation for God to bring healing to our land. Pray for healing of all aspects of America: the Church, Family, Education, Military, Government, Entertainment and Media.

May 5:  Today is USA National Day of Prayer.  Pray for our nation. Our prayers today will bear fruit in the future. Pray for the protection of precious freedoms and liberty we now have, that they will be preserved for future generations.

May 6:  Pray for the decision makers and leaders within our nation to reflect Philippians 4:8 "...Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think about such things."

May 7:  There are currently over 74 million children in America. Pray for future church and ministry leaders to be emboldened with the power of the Holy Spirit. "Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving." Colossians 2:6-7

May 8:  Pray for God's power, wisdom and peace upon all mothers as they raise the next generation. This Mother’s Day we remember three mothers from three different countries who are still waiting for justice. Let us stand with them in prayer for strength and provision.

May 9:  Pray for Rebecca Sharibu in Nigeria, who has been waiting four years for the return of her daughter, Leah, abducted by a terrorist group in 2018. Rebecca said: "We are still praying for her; the world is praying for her. Nothing is impossible with God. Someday she will be free."

May 10:  Pray for Juana Custodio Bernabe in Mexico. She is the primary caregiver for her disabled 15-year-old daughter. They are entitled to government financial support but were refused the funds because of her religious beliefs. Her family has suffered other violations for leaving the majority faith community.

May 11:  Pray for P. Sadhana Portor in India. Since her husband passed away, she has been leading a church with her daughters, Eva and Pearl. She is waiting for justice since a mob of almost 300 people violently attacked several church members and destroyed equipment in October.

May 12:  Praise God for godly, inspiring mothers worldwide. Pray for God to empower them as they raise their children, and fight for justice and freedom in their countries. Pray they have faith, hope and courage to persevere even when persecuted.

May 13:  Around the world, countless children experience abuse and discrimination because of their faith. Some are even forced out of school and receive no education. Pray every child can have both faith and a future.

May 14:  God of refuge and strength, we lift up to You the persecuted mothers and children who have been forced to flee their homes due to religious violations. Lord, we pray for provision, safety and peace.

May 15:  Dear God, we pray for all children worldwide to have the right to education alongside religious freedom. Protect and encourage Christian students suffering daily discrimination in the school curriculum.

May 16:  Thousands of Christian children worldwide face intimidation, humiliation and abuse at school because of their faith. Pray God moves in powerful ways to create a future where this no longer happens.

May 17:  Lord, we lift up to You all the children who are suffering due to the persecution of their parents for their faith. Watch over and protect them and their families.

May 18:  Children of Christian leaders are often targeted to put pressure on their parents. Lord, protect Your servants and their families from persecution and attacks.

May 19:  Lord God, we thank You that we are wonderfully made in Your image. Thank You for giving us freedom, dignity and purpose as human beings, and for the universal human rights we all share.

May 20:  Almighty God, sovereign over all nations, You hold the hearts of kings and rulers in Your hands. We ask that You plant truth, righteousness and justice in the hearts of those who govern in Cuba. May Your Holy Spirit remove the roots of injustice and plant seeds of justice, freedom and hope.

May 21:  The routine and systematic targeting of religious leaders in Cuba escalated during 2021. These leaders and Christians desperately need our prayers. They are often subjected to fines, threats, harassment and arbitrary detention.

May 22:  Pray for the Cuban government to cease the persecution of religious leaders. Pray for the release of unjustly imprisoned church leaders, and for reforms to guarantee religious freedom and fundamental human rights for all.

May 23:  Please pray for peace, protection and support to surround all church leaders in Cuba, especially those who have been harassed and interrogated repeatedly.

May 24:  Pray for Rev. Lorenzo Rosales Fajardo, leader of the Monte de Sion Independent Church in Palma Soriano, Cuba. He was unjustly detained by State Security officers on July 11, 2021 while participating in peaceful protests taking place across the island.

May 25:  Pray for the safety of Rev. Lorenzo, who had false charges brought against him, including assault, criminal incitement and public disorder, for participating in peaceful protests last July. The Cuban government has sentenced him to serve eight years in prison.

May 26:  Pray for the immediate, unconditional release of Rev. Lorenzo Rosales Fajardo who is innocent of the charges against him. He and his family have experienced a clear pattern of harassment by Cuban State Security for over a decade due to their desire to practice their faith freely.

May 27:  Pray for peace and protection over Rev. Lorenzo's wife, Maridilegnis and their children, David and Lorena. Maridilegnis and David have been threatened by Cuban authorities for speaking to international human rights organizations about Rev Lorenzo's detention.

May 28:  Over 800 people were detained during the July protests, many of them held incommunicado and now facing charges of "disrespect" and "public disorder" which carry long prison sentences. Those released reported being under surveillance. Pray for emotional, psychological and physical healing from their ordeal.

May 29:  Many religious groups in Cuba have publicly condemned the Cuban government’s use of violence against peaceful protestors and have called for the release of those unjustly imprisoned. Pray for protection over those standing up for justice and religious freedom.

May 30:  Many religious groups in Cuba recently made bold public statements calling on the Cuban government to release those unjustly detained in relation to July's peaceful protests.  Give thanks for this unity, and pray for safety of those who spoke out and may be targeted as a result.

May 31:  Almighty God, You are sovereign over all peoples and nations. We lift Cuba to You and pray for Your power to bring breakthrough and liberty, and peace to the fearful. Strengthen Your Church and bring spiritual revival through Your Holy Spirit.

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We believe no one should suffer discrimination, harassment or persecution because of their beliefs