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Prayer Guide 10.11.18

Pray through Scripture

Choose one chapter to pray through.

  • Psalm 11: The Lord is in His Holy Temple
  • Psalm 41: O Lord, Be Gracious to Me
  • Psalm 71: Forsake Me Not When My Strength is Spent
  • Psalm 101: I Will Walk With Integrity
  • Psalm 131: I Have Calmed & Quieted my Soul
  • Proverbs 11: Practical Direction

Pray for Your Church

  • That the church’s primary teachers grow in dedication to God’s Word even when no one’s watching.
Church Members
  • Jay, Michelle, Jacob, Timothy & Emmalyn Nichols
  • Paul, Erin, Jonah, Jude, Idelette, Morrow & Verity Pavlik
  • Travis, Laura, Caleb, Mason, Kai, Jackson, Liam, Addie, Reed & Grace Polk
General Church Prayers
  • That God would help us to pay off the church building.

Pray for Your Husband

Pray that your husband will have a humble, teachable spirit and a servant’s heart before the Lord. Pray that he will listen to God and desire to do His will. (Prov. 15:33; Eph. 6:6)


Pray for Your Wife

Pray that God will bring godly friends and encouragers to your wife and family, to strengthen them for the ministry and to provide meaningful fellowship, accountability, and times of rest. (Ps. 55:14; 119:63)


Pray for Your Children

Faithfulness—”Let love and faithfulness never leave my children, but bind these twin virtues around their necks and write them on the tablet of their hearts.” (Prov. 3:3)


Pray for Your Singleness

With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments. . . . I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. . . . Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; and give me life in your ways. . . . Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me. (Psalm 119:10, 15, 37, 133)

You are the only one who could ever truly make me happy. No spouse, no friend, no job, no amount of money could ever fill the space inside of me made for you. You are more than enough for me, and yet my heart is still prone to wander. Order my loves according to your surpassing worth and beauty, and guard my eyes and mind from being preoccupied with anyone or anything besides you. Capture my heart again, and secure it against all of Satan’s lies.


Pray for Unbelievers

Pray for them faithfully and persistently. Our temptation is to grow discouraged in prayer, to pray for a while and, when we see no visible results, to give up. But God calls us to persevere in prayer. “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving” (Colossians 4:2). (See also the parable of the persistent widow in Luke 18:1-8.)


Pray for the Nations

Indonesia

Republic of Indonesia

Asia

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Geography

Area: 1,919,317 sq km

The Republic’s 17,500 islands (6,000 inhabited) stretch over 9.5 million sq km of the Indian/Pacific Oceans, with 33 provinces, 5 of which have special status. Includes the world’s second-largest rain forest and vast coral reefs.

Population: 232,516,771    Annual Growth: 1.19%

Capital: Jakarta

Urbanites: 53.7%

HDI Rank: 111 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 784 (26% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Its increasing use is unifying the nation and lessening the importance of smaller languages to the younger generation    Languages: 722 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Muslim

Religion Pop % Ann Gr
Christians 36,853,908 15.85 1.6
Evangelicals 13,010,751 5.6 2.8
Muslim 186,734,219 80.31

Prayercast

Challenges for Prayer

A spiritual conflict rages for Indonesia. Ancient and strong occult powers seek to oppose the influence of the gospel, while modern Muslim stratagems seek to eliminate Christianity and remove the presence of the good news. Pray specifically for the binding of these powers and for continued growth of the Church in the midst of intense opposition and growing persecution.

 

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