Pray over the world and the need for the gospel

The following list is taken from http://www.worldatlas.com/citypops.htm. I am adding a note about the religious make up of some of these cities to help us better pray and consider where God might send us.

The top three cities are ranked as having less than 3% Christian population. There is a great need for men and women to surrender and go to the places that have so many thousands who have not heard or have no access to the gospel.

The cities in bold are the ones that I would like to challenge you to pray most about! “This ought you to do and not leave the other undone!”

1. Tokyo, Japan – 28,025,000 (best statistics I find state that 750,000 would call themselves Christians of any type in Tokyo)
2. Mexico City, Mexico – 18,131,000 (best statistics that I can find would place less than 500,000 in the list of those that call themselves Christians)
3. Mumbai, India – 18,042,000
4. Sáo Paulo, Brazil – 17, 711,000
5. New York City, USA – 16,626,000 (less than 2,000,000 born again Christians)
6. Shanghai, China – 14,173,000
7. Lagos, Nigeria – 13,488,000
8. Los Angeles, USA – 13,129,000
9. Calcutta, India – 12,900,000
10. Buenos Aires, Argentina – 12,431,000

11. Seóul, South Korea – 12,215,000
12. Beijing, China – 12,033,000
13. Karachi, Pakistan – 11,774,000
14. Delhi, India – 11,680,000
15. Dhaka, Bangladesh – 10,979,000
16. Manila, Philippines – 10,818,000
17. Cairo, Egypt – 10,772,000
18. ̥saka, Japan Р10,609,000
19. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 10,556,000
20. Tianjin, China – 10,239,000

21. Jakarta, Indonesia – 9,815,000
22. Paris, France – 9,638,000
23. Istanbul, Turkey – 9,413,000
24. Moscow, Russian Fed. – 9,299,000
25. London, United Kingdom – 7,640,000
26. Lima, Peru – 7,443,000
27. Tehṛn, Iran Р7,380,000
28. Bangkok, Thailand – 7,221,000
29. Chicago, USA – 6,945,000
30. Bogotá, Colombia – 6,834,000
31. Hyderabad, India – 6,833,000
32. Chennai, India – 6,639,000
33. Essen, Germany – 6,559,000
34. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – 6,424,519
35. Hangzhou, China – 6,389,000
36. Hong Kong, China – 6,097,000
37. Lahore, Pakistan – 6,030,000
38. Shenyang, China – 5,681,000
39. Changchun, China – 5,566,000
40. Bangalore, India – 5,544,000

41. Harbin, China – 5,475,000
42. Chengdu, China – 5,293,000
43. Santiago, Chile – 5,261,000
44. Guangzhou, China – 5,162,000
45. St. Petersburg, Russian Fed. – 5,132,000
46. Kinshasa, DRC – 5,068,000
47. Baghḍd, Iraq Р4,796,000
48. Jinan, China – 4,789,000
49. Wuhan, China – 4,750,000
50. Toronto, Canada – 4,657,000

51. Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) – 4,458,000
52. Alger, Algeria – 4,447,000
53. Philadelphia, USA – 4,398,000
54. Qingdao, China – 4,376,000
55. Milano, Italy – 4,251,000
56. Pusan, South Korea – 4,239,000
57. Belo Horizonte, Brazil – 4,160,000
58. Almadabad, India – 4,154,000
59. Madrid, Spain – 4,072,000

60. San Francisco, USA – 4,051,000
61. Alexandria, Egypt – 3,995,000
62. Washington DC, USA – 3,927,000
63. Houston, USA – 3,918,000
64. Dallas, USA – 3,912,000
65. Guadalajara, Mexico – 3,908,000
66. Chongging, China – 3,896,000
67. Medellin, Colombia – 3,831,000
68. Detroit, USA – 3,785,000
69. Handan, China – 3,763,000
70. Frankfurt, Germany – 3,700,000

71. Porto Alegre, Brazil – 3,699,000
72. Hanoi, Vietnam – 3,678,000
73. Sydney, Australia – 3,665,000
74. Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. – 3,601,000
75. Singapore, Singapore – 3,587,000
76. Casablanca, Morocco – 3,535,000
77. Katowice, Poland – 3,488,000
78. Pune, India – 3,485,000
79. Bangdung, Indonesia – 3,420,000
80. Monterrey, Mexico – 3,416,000

81. Montr̩al, Canada Р3,401,000
82. Nagoya, Japan – 3,377,000
83. Nanjing, China – 3,375,000
84. Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – 3,359,000
85. Xi’an, China – 3,352,000
86. Berlin, Germany – 3,337,000
87. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 3,328,000
88. Recife, Brazil – 3,307,000
89. Dusseldorf, Germany – 3,251,000
90. Ankara, Turkey – 3,190,000

91. Melbourne, Australia – 3,188,000
92. Salvador, Brazil – 3,180,000
93. Dalian, China – 3,153,000
94. Caracas, Venezuela – 3,153,000
95. Adis Abeba, Ethiopia – 3,112,000
96. Athina, Greece – 3,103,000
97. Cape Town, South Africa – 3,092,000
98. Koln, Germany – 3.067,000
99. Maputo, Mozambique – 3,017,000
100. Napoli, Italy – 3,012,000

We need men and women to prepare well and then go win souls, start churches and begin training nationals to take the gospel from major cities to every small village and town and to reach as many as we can. You will be far more effective if you learn to train others to train others so that the truth can spread more rapidly.

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