Sunday, July 30, 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 the prophet Isaiah’s prayer from Isaiah 33.
“2 Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress. 6 You are the foundation on which we stand today. You always protect us and give true wisdom and knowledge. Nothing means more to us than obeying You. 22 For the Lord is our judge, our ruler, and our king. He will care for us and save us. 24 The Lord will forgive your sins, and none of you will say, “I feel sick.” (Isaiah 33:2,6,22,24, NLT+CEV+GN)
Pray these prayer points over your life by faith from the above Scripture.
1. PRAY FOR GOD’S GRACE
“Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you” (vs. 2a)
Pray specifically for:
(i). Saving grace
(ii). Restoring grace
(iii). Sustaining grace
(iv). Covering grace
2. PRAY FOR GOD’S STRENGTH IN EVERY AREA OF YOUR LIFE
“Lord … be our strength every morning … be our our salvation in time of distress. You are the foundation on which we stand today” (vs.2b, 6a)
Specifically, ask God for physical strength, 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
“Lord … You always … give true wisdom and knowledge” (vs.6c)
4. PRAY FOR A HEART OF OBEDIENCE & FAITHFULNESS TO GOD
“Lord … nothing means more to us than obeying You (vs.6d)
5. ASK GOD TO RELEASE YOU FROM EVERY INJUSTICE OR OPPOSITION AND ASK HIM TO COMPLETELY MANAGE YOUR LIFE
“For the Lord is our judge, our ruler, and our king. He will care for us” (vs.22)
6. PRAY FOR FORGIVENESS & HEALING
“The Lord will forgive your sins, and none of you will say, “I feel sick.”” (vs.24)
7. PRAY FOR GOD’S PROTECTION & DELIVERANCE
“Lord … You always protect us” (vs.6b)
8. 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
9. PRAY FOR GOD’S COVERING OVER 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
10. 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.
Remember, God Almighty is with you. He is worthy! He is faithful! I am a witness. Have a wonderfully blessed day! – Mike Prah