The region of Kanto includes Tokyo and its surrounding suburban cities and adjacent prefectures.
Tokyo is considered the most populated metropolitan area in the world. Thirty-one percent of Japan’s population lives in the Kanto region.
Let’s pray for revival amongst Christian men
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom!” Psalm 111:10
Caught in a culture where the fear of man holds many men in bondage, compromise and fruitlessness - let’s pray for a revival of the fear of God amongst Japanese Christian men:
Let’s pray for the healing of Christian men
“All those who were in distress or in debt or discontented gathered around him, and he became their leader. About four hundred men were with him.” 1 Sam 22:2
Men often look strong on the outside but are hiding battles with the flesh that no-one knows about.
Let’s pray for the bold witness of Christian men
“He proclaimed the Kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ - with all boldness and without hinderance!” Acts 28:31
The best people to reach men are other men who are already in their affinity groups. Japanese Christian men are already peppered throughout society - interacting daily at schools, companies, clubs, families, communities.
Let’s pray for creative ways to reach the men of Japan
“Though I am free and belong to no man, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.
… I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.” 1 Corinthians 9:19, 22-23
As we have prayed for Japanese Christian men to be bold in their witness of the gospel of the Kingdom;
Evangelism can seem intimidating for many Japanese people. They are unsure if they know enough to share the gospel, and fear saying the wrong thing. Social pressures encourage them to keep silent. However, showing and sharing the gospel is a lifestyle, not an event or task. It is a steady process of life-giving conversations, building relationships of trust, and invitations.
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