PrayerCalendar (Page 3)
From N.E. Youth for Christ: Give thanks for the positive working relationships we have with partner organisations and churches. Give thanks for the open doors in schools, and ask for God to guide our team as they respond to this calling; and that they can respond to the huge demand in a way that reflects God’s glory.
“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” (1 Peter 2:9)
Lord, today we pray for our church’s worship team. We thank you for the work that they do to prepare for services each Sunday. We pray that you would remind them each week of the awesome role they have in leading your people to worship you, and we pray that your Holy Spirit would be upon each of them, to guide and empower them in their task. Through Christ, amen.
“On the basis of the eternal will of God we have to think of EVERY HUMAN BEING, even the oddest, most villainous or miserable, as one to whom Jesus Christ is Brother and God is Father; and we have to deal with him on this assumption. If the other person knows that already, then we have to strengthen him in the knowledge. If he does not know it yet or no longer knows it,…
“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience… And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony” (Colossians 3:12, 14). Lord, help us, by the power of your Holy Spirit, to put on all of these qualities of your Son, that we might bear fruit for your glory.…
Lord, we thank you today for the peace that comes when we listen to the flowing waters of the river.
“My sin oh, the bliss of this glorious thought! My sin, not in part, but the whole, is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more; praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul!” Horatio Spafford (1828-1888)
Lord, today we pray for some of the major issues that our world is facing today – climate change, food insecurity, political instability, and many others. Lord in light of all these things, we pray that you would bring your peace to our world. Would you guide our world leaders, and indeed each of us, to play our part in seeking the good of our world. Would your…
“For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” (2 Corinthians 4:6)
Lord, today we pray for our church’s stewardship team. e thank you for the work they do in managing the church’s finances, and we pray that you would enable them, in tandem with the church, to use our funds for the sake of your Kingdom, and your glory. Through Christ, amen.