Tuesday, August 01, 2017
TODAY’S PRAYER POINTS BY MIKE PRAH
Begin with praising the name of the Lord. God instructs us to come before Him with praise.
Today’s prayer is focused on God’s promises from Malachi 4:2-3
“The Lord Almighty says … “for you who obey me, my saving power will rise on you like the sun and bring healing like the sun’s rays. You will be as free and happy as calves let out of a stall. On the day when I act, you will overcome the wicked, and they will be like dust under your feet.”Malachi 4:2-3 (GN)
Pray, receive and thank God for the following promises form the above Scriptures.
1. PRAY FOR FORGIVENESS & A HEART OF OBEDIENCE
“For you who obey me …” (vs. 2a)
These promises are for those who obey God. Begin with asking God for forgiveness and a heart of obedience.
2. PRAY FOR GOD’S STRENGTH & POWER
“My saving power will rise on you like the sun” (vs.2b)
3. PRAY FOR GOD’S HEALING & RESTORATION
“My saving power will … bring healing like the sun’s rays” (vs. 2c)
4. PRAY FOR FREEDOM – emotionally, spiritually, financially, relationally, vocationally
“You will be as free and happy” (vs. 2d)
5. PRAY FOR DELIVERANCE & VICTORY
“You will overcome the wicked, and they will be like dust under your feet.” (vs.3)
6. PRAY FOR THE CHURCH
“Pray for us that the Lord’s message may continue to spread rapidly and be received with honor” (2 Thessalonians 3:1)
Pray for the Church specifically as follows:
(i). Pray that God will pour afresh His spirit upon His Church and that we experience God’s great power
(ii). Pray that God will infuse us with a passion for evangelism. That we are inspired to share Jesus to capture a lost world for Him
(iii). Pray for growth in our numbers to expand God’s Kingdom and pray against anything that will divide our congregation
(iv). Pray that God will bless our church family financially that we will remain faithful to give generously so the financial needs of our Church are met for the glory of God
(v). Pray that our church would receive God’s direction and vision. That the congregation gets nourished from the teaching of His Word
(vi). Pray for the Pastor & his family and the congregation that we will have the strength and endurance to serve by the power of the Holy Spirit
7. PRAY FOR YOUR CHILDREN & DESCENDANTS
“I will pour out my Spirit into your children and my blessing on your descendants.Your children will grow like a tree … beside streams of water.” Isaiah 44:3-4 (NCV)
(b). Pray for God’s covering on your children for the school season
(c). Pray for those seeking to have children
8. PERSONAL PRAYER REQUESTS, INTERCESSION & THANKSGIVING
“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done.” Philippians 4:6 (NLT)
(i). Present your specific personal prayer requests to God
(ii). Ask God to bless your biological family, your church family, your pastor & church volunteers, your friends and others in need.
(iii). Close with thanksgiving for all God has done.
Have a wonderfully blessed day! – Pastor Mike Prah