Our father in heaven. May your name be honored. May your kingdom come, may your will be done—as in heaven, so on earth.
— Jesus in Matthew 6

This is our prayer for this city. That God’s reign would break in. That God’s presence would be more and more obvious. That God’s people would be actively making that happen—that is, blessing people as conduits of God’s presence. That more and more of what God intended for his creation would be do in Arequipa, as it is in heaven.

Join us in praying this prayer for Arequipa and also for wherever you live. 

Jeremy's Favorite prayers

You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you in this desert.
I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your honor. Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.
— Psalm 63
As the volcanoes and hills surround Arequipa, Yahweh, surround your people, both now and forever.
— Adapted from Psalm 125
And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of justice that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God.
— Paul in Philippians 1

Katie's favorite prayers

May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us—so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations.
— Psalm 67
I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.
— Paul in Ephesians 3
My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant.
— Mary in Luke 1

Do you have a favorite prayer from the Bible or elsewhere? We'd love to hear it!