World Day of Prayer for Bible Translation
11 November 2023
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.
- Streams of Prayer: A weekly posting of seven current, strategic prayer requests in various languages.
- How to pray for teams working in Sign Language Bible translation
- How to pray for Oral Bible Storytelling
- How to pray for a translation consultant
- How to pray for an increase in Old Testament translation
Additional prayer resources can be found at the following websites
- Pray for Zero
- Finish Line
- Joshua Project
- Lausanne Movement
- Prayer Guide for TCKs (Third Culture Kids)
- Websites and the social media of many Alliance organisations give prayer information
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.
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