“Pray…that God may open a door to us for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ.” Pray for the evangelistic efforts in your city to prosper, so that many may come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and the power of His blood.
“All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true.” Give thanks to God for the parents, teachers, pastors, and mentors in your life who have faithfully instructed you according to the Word.
With the intense ministry needs of each local congregation, pray that pastors will not be distracted from the priority of caring for human lives.
Father, we ask Your forgiveness for the sin of silent resignation and conformity to today’s social norms that we know are not godly. We humble ourselves before You and confess that we kept silent, when we saw culture going down the wrong path. Amen.
“Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations. Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy.
All nations will come and worship before you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.”
“God’s glory is awesome beyond imagination and brings the human heart to a place of abject humility, surrender, confession of sin, and uninhibited, self-sacrificing worship.” ~Daniel Henderson
Pray that God would protect the hearts and minds of His people from all those who distort the truth. The Lord is able to keep us from stumbling and to present us blameless before the presence of His glory with great joy!
“They triumphed over [the accuser] by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.” Pray that Christians will boldly testify to the work of Christ on the cross and walk daily in the victory that they have in Jesus.
Pray that persecuted Christians will be encouraged and empowered to fulfill the Great Commission in areas of the world where they are suffering for sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Give thanks for ministries who serve these brothers and sisters in Christ.
“Whoever offers a thanksgiving sacrifice honors me, and whoever orders his conduct, I will show him the salvation of God.”
Pray for our U. S. Supreme Court Justices (and their Clerks) asking God to grant them wisdom, discernment, and hearts that are open to His leading as they review amicus briefs in the critical case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health.
God, we confess the sins of Your people; neglect of prayer and Bible reading, worldly mindedness, a critical spirit, ingratitude, lack of love for God and neighbor, pride, envy, lack of generosity, hypocrisy, and __________. Forgive us, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
“Yet you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy, and faithfulness.” Father, we ask that your people would practice mercy to help struggling people grow spiritually and to provide for them physically. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
“How priceless your faithful love is, God…By means of your light we see light.” Pray that God will bless your city with an increased awareness of His Presence and truth which dispels darkness.
“Give your servant(s) therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that [they] may discern between good and evil.” Pray that the Word of God would teach and inform our government officials, and ask God to grant favor to His people who serve as a moral compass and guide to our nation’s leaders.