Prayer Points and verse for the week:
- Government making plans to increase pension payments for those receiving retirement benefits
- With rising costs and inflation at historic highs, retired people have been asking for an increase in how much they receive each month.
- Pray for the government as it looks to meet this need for those living on fixed incomes
- Medical system as it faces a shortage of workers
- Some health centers are having to restrict available hours due to a lack of doctors, nurses and healthcare staff
- Pray for those seeking medical care and desires for people to begin a career in medicine
- Winter Heating Costs
- With the increase in gas prices and other basic necessity costs also increasing, people are concerned about how they will pay for heating
- Pray for those who are unsure how they will stay warm this winter
- Victims of the terrorist organization ETA, Gal and other politically motivated crimes
- Pray for those who are helping the victims as they work toward healing and reconciliation among ~400 victims
The verse for the week:
Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts.
Colossians 3:16 NLT