Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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 on God’s promises from Luke 4:18-19.
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, for He has anointed Me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come.” Luke 4:18-19 (NLT)
Pray these prophecies over your life by faith from the above Scripture.
1. PRAY FOR AN OUTPOURING OF GOD’S SPIRIT TO LEAD, GUIDE AND CONTROL YOUR LIFE.
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me” (vs. 18a)
2. ASK GOD TO ANOINT YOU FOR GREATNESS & TO USE YOU FOR A NOBLE CAUSE
“He has anointed Me” (vs. 18b)
(Anointing means set apart)
3. ASK FOR GOD’S ABUNDANT PROVISION FOR YOUR EVERY NEED, LACK OR LIMITATION
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me [Jesus], for He has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor” (vs. 18c)
4. ASK GOD FOR DELIVERANCE FROM EVERY OPPOSITION & DIFFICULTY
“He has sent Me [Jesus] to proclaim that captives will be released” (vs. 18d)
5. PRAY FOR WISDOM, DISCERNMENT, UNDERSTANDING OF GOD’S WILL & POWER AND DESIRE TO DO IT.
“He has sent Me [Jesus] to proclaim that the blind will see” (vs. 18e)
6. PRAY FOR FREEDOM & VICTORY – emotionally, financially, physically, vocationally, relationally
“He has sent Me to proclaim that the oppressed will be set free” (vs. 18f)
7. ASK GOD TO AMAZE YOU WITH HIS GRACE TO COVER YOU COMPLETELY
“He has sent Me [Jesus] to proclaim that the time of the Lord’s favor has come.” (vs.19)
8. 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
9. 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
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.
Have a wonderfully blessed day! – Pastor Mike Prah