National Fast: 26 January – EDUCATION

Steve Biko made a statement: change a persons thinking and you will change his mind. My people perish for lack of education (paraphrased).

  1. Pray for the return of lost expertise to the educational system because of political agendas and appointments – Proverbs 1:2
  2. Pray for wisdom in the composition and draft of a new curriculum that truly serves the young generation and not the hidden agendas of politicians.
  3. Pray for proper and appropriate content in curriculums – Proverbs 1:3
  4. Pray for hearts to yearn for true wisdom, understanding, justice, integrity and wisdom – Prov 1:3
  5. Pray for prudence (the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason; skill and good judgment in the use of resources; caution or circumspection as to danger or risk) – Proverbs 1:4
  6. Pray for the protection of children’s hearts and minds against the onslaughts of the media:  propaganda/brainwashing/indoctrination/etc.
  7. Pray for quality training and equipping of teachers – Proverbs 1:4
  8. Pray that policy writers will not be blinded by the past, but will be people with extensive knowledge of teaching that will steer the course of young ones rightly – Proverbs 1:5