Prayer List: 82 Politicians Murdered in Mexico
Mexico’s drug cartels are at war killing their political opposition. According to Reuters, “At least 82 candidates and office holders have been killed since the electoral season kicked off in September, making this the bloodiest presidential race in recent history …”
The news service also reports, ” Cartels with names like Los Ardillos (The Squirrels) and Los Tequileros (The Tequila Drinkers) are fighting there over extortion rackets and control of heroin and cocaine smuggling.”
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to comfort the families and friends of Mexico’s murder victims.
* Pray for justice on behalf of the victims.
* Pray for members of the drug gangs and cartels to leave behind their lives of crime and to seek honest employment.
* Pray for politicians to practice discernment and to glorify God by following the golden rule.
* Pray for the Gospel to change the hearts of Mexico’s criminals and for salvation to come to men and women with hardened hearts.
* Pray for safety for judges, juries, witnesses, attorneys, reporters and honest police officers pursuing justice.