Day 21: Food Security

As we thank God for our daily bread, it’s important to remember all the hungry bellies around the world. In the developing world as a whole, about 1 in 6 children under age 5 was underweight as of 2016. In Africa, 1 in 5 children under age 5 was undernourished.

The Journey Prayer Guide: Day 21

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Pray for resources and wisdom among leaders of impoverished countries to build systems protecting crops from floods and droughts.


Pray for governments in developing countries to increase funding for agriculture.


Ask God to provide necessary food for malnourished children.


 

Has this helped you commit to pray for food security?

 


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