10 Ways to Pray for American Bible Society

Thank you for your prayers. Here’s how you can continue to pray for us.

For over 200 years, American Bible Society has been committed to the mission of helping all people experience God’s love through the Bible.

And thanks to you, we’ve been able to do just that! Your faithful prayers and generosity have enabled us to put nearly 7 billion copies of the Bible in the hands of people around the world.

But we’re not done. There are still millions of people who need to hear the good news of Jesus Christ. And your continued prayers can help us fulfill our mission of bringing God’s Word to every person on earth.

Here’s How You Can Pray

  • Pray for transformed lives and communities. Pray that people will receive and embrace the message of salvation, be set free, encounter hope, and find purpose.
  • Pray for innovation. Pray for us as we develop digital, print, and audio Bible resources to reach people everywhere, including remote and hard-to-reach areas.
  • Pray for our ministry partners. Ask God to grant them protection, provision, and open doors as they work with us to deliver God’s Word. Pray for Bible Societies operating in over 240 countries and territories.
  • Pray for God’s grace. Ask God to superintend over all efforts to make his Word accessible and to remove obstacles and opposition to this work.
  • Pray for God’s Word to be translated. Pray that every person will have the opportunity to experience God’s Word in their heart language. Use this guide to inspire your prayers for translation teams, local churches, and those still waiting.
  • Pray for the Military community. Ask God to strengthen and comfort Service members and Veterans through his Word. Pray for God’s protection, healing, and grace for each one.
  • Pray for traumatized people to be healed. Ask God to transform lives affected by trauma. Pray that the trauma healing ministry will help many people heal though the power of Scripture.
  • Pray for churches and ministry leaders. Pray for God’s favor and courage as they proclaim the good news of Jesus. Pray that they will be places of hope, restoration, and healing.
  • Pray for America. Pray that our nation will be transformed by the power of God’s Word. Use this guide to pray concerning the Faith and Liberty Discovery Center, an immersive experience that will help Americans discover the profound influence of the Bible in our nation.
  • Pray for American Bible Society staff. Pray that God will give us his wisdom and strategy to respond to the ever-changing cultures, government regulations, and needs around the world. Pray that we will be led by the Holy Spirit.

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Nena Podbury
Nena Podbury

Nena Podbury is a Prayer Mobilization Associate at American Bible Society. Originally from the Bronx, she served in children’s ministry for 12 years doing Sidewalk Sunday School. Nena is married with two children, Noah and Emilia.

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