Prayer Guide 6.3.19
Pray through Scripture
Choose one chapter to pray through.
- Psalm 3: Save Me, Oh My God
- Psalm 33: The Steadfast Love of the Lord
- Psalm 63: My Soul Thirsts for You
- Psalm 93: The Lord Reigns
- Psalm 123: Our Eyes Look to the Lord Our God
- Proverbs 3: Humble Yourself
Pray for Your Church
- That faithful elders would use Scripture to train members to do the work of ministry.
- Jeremy, Jordan, Madison, Isabelle, Dawson & Toby Brownrigg
- Paul, Karen & Ryan Caldwell
- Christine Chavez
General Church Prayers
- Request from JP Chavez: Please pray for my Dad. He is having heart surgery today to replace a valve, do a bypass and bring down an enlarged aorta. Thank you.
- Pray God would continue to provide the finances for us to pay off our building.
Pray for Your Husband
Pray that your husband will be humble and quick to agree with God about his sin. Pray that his heart will be tender toward the voice of the Lord. (Ps. 51:2-4; Micah 6:8)
Pray for Your Wife
Pray for her personal walk with God—that her soul and spirit will be nourished and strengthened in her times with Him. Pray that she will spend more time in the Word of God than in reading Christian books and articles. (2 Tim. 2:15-16; Ps. 119:7)
Pray for Your Children
“Grant, Lord, that my children may learn to live a life of love, through the Spirit who dwells in them. (Gal. 5:25; Eph. 5:2)
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 that God would put his Spirit within them. The great joy of salvation is being indwelled by God himself. Pray that God would grant this honor to those unbelievers, that he would choose to take up residence within them. “And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules” (Ezekiel 36:27).
Pray for the Nations
Republic of Ghana
Area: 238,533 sq km
Grasslands in north, farmland and forest in south. Centre dominated by the 520-km-long Lake Volta, Africa’s largest man-made lake.
Population: 24,332,755 Annual Growth: 2.11%
Official language: English Languages: 84 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Answer to Prayer
Evangelism among the unreached, especially the northern peoples (in the north, and northern migrants in the south), is increasing as indigenous churches adopt the challenge of the unevangelized in their midst and send missionaries of their own. The Ghana Evangelism Committee was instrumental in catalyzing this movement.
Challenge for Prayer
Mature Christian leaders remain at a premium. As churches multiply, biblical faith is challenged and doctrines become confused. Compared with some other countries, however, Ghana is blessed by the number of training institutions. Among the many schools are Christian Service University College in Kumasi started by WEC, Maranatha University College (SIM), Ghana Christian University College and Good News Theological College & Seminary. There are over 30 other accredited denominational and interdenominational Bible schools as well as a range of TEE and lay training programmes run by different denominations and agencies, including a growing number in the AICs.
(Prayer information gathered from Companion to Pray the Bible, Revive Our Hearts, The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, Challies & Operation World)