Friday, August 04, 2017
TODAY’S PRAYER POINTS BY 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 on I AM Names of Jesus.
Worship our Lord Jesus Christ, focusing on the following names and His character. Remember, every name of God is a blessing He shares with His children. Seek, receive and thank God for the blessings He shares.
1. I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
PRAY FOR GOD’S PROVISION
“Jesus replied, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again. Whoever believes in me will never be thirsty” (John 6:35, NLT).
2. I AM THE LIGHT OF THE WORD
PRAY FOR GOD’S LEADING & PURPOSE
“Jesus … said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life” (John 8:12, NLT).
3. I AM THE GOOD SHEPHERD
PRAY FOR GOD’S HELP & COVERING
“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep” (John 10:11, NLT).
4. I AM THE GATE
PRAY FOR OPEN DOORS & OPPORTUNITIES
Jesus: “Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved. They will come and go freely and will find good pastures” (John 10:9, NLT).
5. I AM THE RESURRECTION & THE LIFE
PRAY FOR RESTORATION & TRANSFORMATION (RESURRECTED LIFE)
Jesus: “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying” (John 11:25, NLT)
“Jesus included everyone in His death so that everyone could also be included in His life, a resurrection life, a far better life than people ever lived on their own.” 2 Corinthians 5:15, MSG
6. I AM THE TRUE VINE
PRAY FOR DELIVERANCE & VICTORY
“I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful” (John 15:1-2, NIV).
7. PRAY FOR THE CHURCH
Jesus said: “I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it” (Matthew 16:18, NLT)
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 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