Reacting to the Devastation of War
Be moved to pray.
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Reports of the devastation of war should leave a deep emotional impact. As Christians, this should greatly affect us.
The tragedy of war should also move our hearts to pray.
In this digital age, it is impossible to escape the images on our screens. The scenes coming out of Israel and Gaza make us sad, shocked, and uncomfortable, but maybe we need to see them to understand and feel the pain people are experiencing.
To feel is to understand better how to pray.
We know Israel is not the only place in the world dealing with the atrocities of war. Major conflicts (10,000 or more combat-related deaths this year) are actively occurring in Myanmar, Northern Africa, Russia-Ukraine, and Sudan, with other conflicts happening around the world.1
Should we pray for these situations, as well? Absolutely, and ask God to show you how to pray. He may lead you to pray for a particular nation or peop…
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