Pray for Haiti
Baptist Press
February 12, 2010

Pray for Haiti

Pray for Haiti
Baptist Press
February 12, 2010

IMB photo

In the midst of an area occupied by a throng of others who’ve fled their homes following the earthquake, this young women finds a spot to read her Bible.

Feb. 14 has been chosen as a

day to specifically pray for the needs in Haiti.

The points of the Haiti

intercessory prayer list are:

  • Pray that the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the Haitian people

    will be met in a timely way by all appropriate means.

  • Pray for the government of Haiti as it works with international relief

    organizations to restore basic services to its people.

  • Pray for the thousands of volunteers who are serving in Haiti as the hands and

    feet of Christ.

  • Pray that their stamina will be unflagging, and that their

    compassionate service will point to the saving power and presence of Jesus


  • Pray for the physical and spiritual well-being of the Baptist detainees in


  • Pray that the Lord will surround the families and churches of the Haiti

    detainees with His tender mercies and sustain them with His arms of compassion.

  • Pray that the U. S. Department of State will use all diplomatic means available

    to advocate for the humane treatment of its citizens and will work tirelessly

    to secure a timely resolution to this unfortunate situation.

  • Pray that donors will not be discouraged from contributing to the ongoing

    relief needs of this devastated country.

  • Pray that the situation in Haiti will heighten the awareness of all volunteer

    groups of the need for adequate training, orientation, and preparation prior to

    embarking on ministry trips at home or abroad.

  • Pray that doors of opportunity remain open for our trained Disaster Relief

    volunteers to assist those placed in need whenever and wherever a natural

    disaster may occur.

  • Pray that the disaster in Haiti will serve as a catalyst for a new generation

    of volunteers to enlist for training through SBC Disaster Relief for effective

    deployment and service for both present and future needs.