World Day of Prayer for Bible Translation

11 November 2023

Women perform a traditional dance in Asia. Photo: Marc Ewell

The Alliance prayer team drew on the following Scriptures as we developed these resources

  • ‭‭Isaiah 55
  • John 6:1-15
  • Matthew‬ ‭11‬:‭28‬-‭30‬ 
  • Exodus 16
  • Matthew 5:6
  • Psalm 23:5-6
  • John 21:1-14
  • Psalm 81:16
  • Jeremiah 6:16-17

Other helpful resources

  • This SoulSurvivor blog post explains more about lingering in God’s presence.
  • This video by BibleProject explores the theme of generosity in the Bible and explains clearly what it means to have a scarcity mindset. 
  • The prayer course devised by 24-7 Prayer has an excellent toolshed which lists 30 types of prayer to try.
  • See this instruction sheet on praying using Lectio Divina or a longer podcast series about Lectio Divina, both by 24-7 Prayer International.

Many prayer resources are available on wycliffe.net and can be shared and used during the Day of Prayer (and all year long!). These include prayer items, videos and prayer guides.

Additional prayer resources can be found at the following websites

Find more prayer videos

Join virtually with others to pray both for the World Day of Prayer and throughout the year at Unceasing Prayer.

Pray for Alliance organisations 

These prayer pages give informative ideas as you pray for organisations involved in the Bible translation movement.

 

World Day of Prayer 2023

Meditations

02/2024 Global

Looking ahead at 2024

As the year unfolds, we marvel at the work of God in our rapidly changing world. And, we look forward to a number of gatherings and conversations intended to draw us together.

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01/2024 Americas

Telling the Bible's Story

It may come as a surprise that a museum is among the Wycliffe Global Alliance organisations.

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12/2023 Asia, Philippines

Seeing God through the Old Testament Lens

Having successfully completed the New Testament in 2009, the Kinaray-a speaking people, in partnership with the Translators Association of the Philippines, discover God more as they translate the Old Testament.

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