“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms” (1 Peter 4:10). Intercede for the members of your local congregation to find joy in ministering to one another and their community.
Pray for Christ-centered transformation to begin in the home as families gather to read the Word of God and pray together.
“Surely his salvation is near those who fear him, that his glory may dwell in our land.” Pray for God’s people to repent and return to a deep understanding of the awesomeness of God.
Pray for the Supreme Court Justices who are deliberating on cases concerning the protection of the unborn children. May God grant them courage, wisdom, and strength to withstand intense outside pressure and stand firm on truth.
“Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow…Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” Confess your sins and give thanks for the Spirit who enables you to live in obedience to the Lord’s commands.
Pray for the disheartened, the confused, the grieving, the lonely, the hurting, and the abused to find hope and healing and blessing through the hands of those who serve. May the Church extend the love of Christ to those in need.
“For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good” (Romans 13:4). Pray that these authorities would understand they are ministers of God and that government is a servant for our good.
Heavenly Father, thank You for caring about my life. Thank You that I can talk to You about my concerns and situations. Thank You for promising to give me Your peace. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
“My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.” Pray that pastors will rely on the Spirit’s power to proclaim the mystery of God in their community.
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Pray for believers to confess and abandon patterns of sin so that they can walk freely in the joy of holiness.
Worthy is the Lamb to receive praise from all peoples! Great and marvelous are You, Lord God Almighty!
“I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.” Heavenly Father, we pray that we as individuals and the Church would bring glory to God by accomplishing all You have given us to do. Empower us by Your Spirit that we may bring You glory!
“Build yourselves up in your most holy faith” (Jude 20) by spending time in God’s presence and in his Word and in fellowship with God’s people.
“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” Father, our enemy is relentless in his attacks to come against God’s holy people. We ask that every believer would be spiritually vigilant and know the time in which we live and what to do. Amen.
Pray that pastors and elders will be shepherds of God’s flock. Pray that they will serve the people under their care with a willing heart and an eagerness to serve like Jesus, the Chief Shepherd.