Wednesday, August 09, 2017
TODAY’S PRAYER POINTS BY PASTOR MIKE PRAH
Begin with praising the name of the Lord. God instructs us to enter His gates with thanksgiving and praise.
Today’s prayer is focused the Apostle Paul’s prayer from 2 Thessalonians 3.
“1 Friends, pray for us that the Lord’s message may continue to spread rapidly and be received with honor … 2 Pray also that God will rescue us from wicked and evil people; for not everyone believes the message. 3 But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen you and keep you safe from the Evil One. 5 May the Lord lead you into a greater understanding of God’s love and the endurance that is given by Christ. 16 May the Lord Himself, who is our source of peace, give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with you all.” (2 Thessalonians 3:1-3,5,16, GN)
Pray these prayer points over your life by faith from the above Scripture.
1. PRAY FOR GOD’S PROTECTION & DELIVERANCE
“Pray that God will rescue us from wicked and evil people … and keep you safe from the Evil One” (vs. 2a, 3b)
2. PRAY FOR GOD’S STRENGTH IN EVERY AREA OF YOUR LIFE
“But the Lord is faithful and He will strengthen you” (vs. 3)
Specifically, ask God for physical strength & healing, mental strength, emotional strength, financial strength, relationship strength, vocational strength
3. PRAY FOR WISDOM & KNOWLEDGE. ASK GOD TO SHOW YOU WHAT TO DO & GIVE YOU THE DESIRE & THE POWER TO ACTUALLY DO IT.
“May the Lord lead you into a greater understanding of God’s love and the endurance that is given by Christ” (vs.5)
4. PRAY FOR GOD’S PEACE
“May the Lord Himself, who is our source of peace, give you peace at all times and in every way” (vs.16a)
Pray specifically for:
(i). Spiritual Peace – peace with God
(ii). Emotional Peace – peace of God
(iii). Relational Peace – peace with one another
(iv). National Peace – peace for our nation & those in authority
5. PRAY FOR GOD’S PRESENCE & HELP
“May the Lord be with you all” (vs. 16b)
7. PRAY FOR THE CHURCH
“Pray for us that the Lord’s message may continue to spread rapidly and be received with honor” (2 Thess. 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
8. 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
9. 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 friends and others in need.
(iii). Close with thanksgiving for all God has done.
Have a wonderfully blessed day! – Pastor Mike Prah