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Prayer Guide: 10.05.2017

Pray through Scripture

Choose one chapter to pray through.

  • Psalm 5: Lead me in Your Righteousness
  • Psalm 35: Great is the Lord
  • Psalm 65: O God of our Salvation
  • Psalm 95: Let us Sing Songs of Praise
  • Psalm 125: The Lord Surrounds His People
  • Proverbs 5: Sin Leads to Death

Pray for Your Church

  • That transparent, meaningful relationships would become normal and remaining anonymous strange.
Church Members
  • Rob, Kristy, Eliah, Zack, Abigail, Kiera & Jaina Confer
  • Doug, Amy, Josh, James & Joseph Dale
  • Ryan Dyer
General Church Prayers
  • That God would help us to pay off the church building before then end of the year.
  • Pray for those affected by the recent shooting in Las Vegas.

Pray for Your Husband

Pray that your husband will be faithful to his wedding vows. Pray that he will have a desire to cultivate your relationship as a sign of his loyalty and commitment to you, and as a picture of Christ’s love for the Church. (Prov. 20:6; Gen. 2:24)


Pray for Your Wife

Pray that your wife will respect and practice godly submission to your leadership, and that you will love and cherish her. (Eph. 5:23-33)


Pray for Your Children

Self-Control—”Father, help my children not to be like many others around them, but let them be alert and self-controlled in all they do.”


Pray for Your Singleness

To keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. (2 Corinthians 12:7–10)

Help me see every loss or disappointment, every moment of loneliness, every unfulfilled dream or desire, and every evidence of weakness as an opportunity to remember and enjoy the strength, hope, and rest you bought for me with the blood of your Son. Remind me that you are working all of this, every inch, in every way, for my good.


Pray for Unbelievers

Pray that God would open their hearts to believe the gospel. Once more, God must initiate and people must respond. So pray that God would open the hearts of these unbelievers so they can in turn believe, just as Lydia did. “The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul” (Acts 16:14).


Pray for the Nations

Philippines
Republic of the Philippines
Asia
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Geography

Area: 300,000 sq km

80 provinces; 7,250 islands, of which over 700 are inhabited, 11 of which contain the vast bulk of the population. The largest are Luzon (116,000 sq km) in the north and Mindanao (102,000 sq km) in the south. Over 75% mountains; prone to devastating typhoons.

Population: 93,616,853    Annual Growth: 1.83%

Capital: Manila

Urbanites: 66.4%

HDI Rank: 105 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 186 (11% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

 

Official language: Filipino (based on Tagalog), English    Languages: 181 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion Pop % Ann Gr
Christians 86,361,547 92.25 1.7
Evangelicals 11,558,344 12.3 3.1

Prayercast

Answer to Prayer

Increased spiritual unity. The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) establishes warm fellowship and cooperates in developing common goals for ministry among 68 denominations, 150 independent congregations and 170 mission agencies and parachurch groups. Philippines for Jesus (PFJ) is a network of Pentecostal and charismatic groups. The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) covers more mainline groups. Many local and regional Ministerial Fellowships are established as well. Pray that this unity continues and strengthens, and that it extends across broader confessional lines.

Challenge for Prayer

Special ministry challenges:

a) Students, over 2.5 million in 1,800 tertiary colleges and universities. Many agencies are involved: CCCIwith vision for Christian movements on 125 campuses nationwide, IVCF(IFES) with 42 staff in ministry on 125 campus chapters, Navigators, AoG and others. There are also many locally initiated student ministries such as Student Missionary Outreach and Student Movement for Christ International. Pray for effective evangelical cooperation, multiplication of conversions and the development of a nationwide student missions movement.

b) Children. More than half of the population are under age 20. CEF has over 120 workers with ministry for school children in 55 areas. However, 24% of school-aged children are unable to attend school; most either work or have no local school. There are 75,000 street kids in Manila alone. Action International, International Teams and World Vision are just three of dozens of ministries focused on children.

c) Sex trade workers. Up to 100,000 children and 400,000 women are involved, many of them trafficked to other countries. The sex industry is apparently the fourth largest source of income. Pray for all involved (YWAM, Jubilee Action and others) in rescuing, rehabilitating and discipling these tragic victims of sin.

(Prayer information gathered from Companion to Pray the Bible, Revive Our Hearts, The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, Challies & Operation World)

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