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Eye on the World

What’s in the news—and how might you pray about it? Sentinel editors share prayerful insights into news stories from around the world, and provide links to related articles on JSH-Online.

Eye on the world: Finding home for veterans

Much of the homeless population in the United States is made up of veterans. Progress has been made through government and social services. Our prayers can help by acknowledging that God cares for all of His children and no one is left out in the cold.

Eye on the world: Bridging the wealth gap

Spiritually understanding man’s inherent status as a fully supplied child of God supports the demonstration of equity among mankind.

With a new school year beginning, prayer that acknowledges the governing law of divine Love can support keeping schools a safe and learning environment.

Eye on the world: Syria’s children

God’s love and care embrace every idea in His creation, a truth that includes the children of Syria. Prayer based on the understanding of man’s inseparable relationship to Love can support progress for those in such great need.

Eye on the world: Freedom from addiction

A prayerful response to the “opiate epidemic” recognizes the true nature of man and the real substance of life, a recognition that frees individuals from addiction.

Wildfires are a concern in many different communities across the globe. A prayerful response recognizes that God governs and precludes destruction of any kind in His creation.

Prayer that acknowledges that God’s creation is spiritual and intact supports progress in protecting the environment.

Eye on the world: Securing the Olympics

As athletes, coaches, officials, and spectators gather in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, which begin this Friday, our prayers can support harmony and safety at the Games.

Eye on the world: Stabilizing South Sudan

Our prayers are needed, in order to see that people of all nations are cared for by God, divine Love, and “the government shall be upon his shoulder:” (Isaiah 9:6).

Eye on the world: Loving our neighbor

Recent events in the United States involving police shootings are shining a spotlight on the need for good neighbors—people who are connected, respectful, compassionate, and loving.