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Prayer Guide 12.28.18

Pray through Scripture

Choose one chapter to pray through.

  • Psalm 28: The Lord Is My Strength & My Shield
  • Psalm 58: God Who Judges the Earth
  • Psalm 88: I Cry Out Day and Night Before You
  • Psalm 118: His Steadfast Love Endures Forever
  • Psalm 148: Praise the Name of the Lord
  • Proverbs 28: The Bitter End of the Wicked

Pray for Your Church

  • That adult members would work to disciple teenagers and not just leave it to programming.
Church Members
  • Ryan, Amanda, Abby & William Visser
  • Greg, Karen & Kyle Ward
  • Doug, Lynda, Anna, Grace & Jonathan Whyrick
General Church Prayers
  • Update from Lynda Whyrick: Pearl, her husband Mario and daughter, Sam arrive in WI; however, Sam’s white blood count was up and they were not able to perform the surgery. They are heading back home to be with their other two daughters for Christmas. They will schedule the surgery during 2019. Thank you for keeping them in your prayers. Still no word on Pearl’s test results for the nodule in her lung. Lindsey will have sinus surgery on December 26. Continued prayers, please for a successful surgery along with a full and fast recovery for Lindsey, for clear test results for Pearl and for strength and ever growing faith for the entire family.
  • From Isaia Aricayos: Hello, we are asking for prayers for my family and Dad specifically. The doctors completed a CT scan due to pain in his lower back and found what they are almost certain is prostate cancer. Additional scans have found cancer in his left lung and lymph nodes as well. He has a biopsy today to confirm their findings so far and develop a treatment plan. Thankfully, my brother has been available to help with doctor appointments and keeping us informed. Your prayers are appreciated!
  • That God would help us to pay off the church building.

Pray for Your Husband

Pray that your husband will be a man of prayer. Pray that he will seek and pursue God in purposeful quiet times. (1 Thess. 5:17; Luke 22:46; James 5:16)


Pray for Your Wife

Pray that your wife will strive for personal excellence as a “Proverbs 31” woman, and will believe God to accomplish His will in her as a virtuous woman. (Prov. 31:10-31)


Pray for Your Children

Self-Discipline—”Father, I pray that my children may acquire a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair.” (Prov. 1:3)


Pray for Your Singleness

May the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. (Hebrews 13:20–21)

Use me and my gifts to make your name great in the world. I want my life to count for the mission you have given us. I want it to count today, even while I am still young and single. Fill me with ambition, creativity, and selflessness for the sake of your glory.


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

Turks & Caicos Islands

Caribbean

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Geography

Area: 500 sq km

An archipelago of 30 coral islands at the southeastern end of the Bahamas.

Population: 32,990    Annual Growth: 1.56%

Capital: Grand Turk (Cockburn Town)

Peoples

Official language: English    Languages: 2 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion Pop % Ann Gr
Christians 29,806 90.35 1.5
Evangelicals 10,686 32.4 2.1

Challenges for Prayer

Poverty is an issue – 25% live below the poverty line, despite a growing economy. Pray that God might open new opportunities for the economically disadvantaged and that any social and economic advancement would be for the betterment of the whole population.

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