Prayer Guide 6.9.19
Pray through Scripture
Choose one chapter to pray through.
- Psalm 9: I Will Recount Your Wonderful Deeds
- Psalm 39: What is the Measure of my Days?
- Psalm 69: Save me, O God
- Psalm 99: The Lord Our God is Holy
- Psalm 129: They Have Afflicted me From my Youth
- Proverbs 9: Wisdom & Folly
Pray for Your Church
- That the church’s prayers would be infused with biblical ambitions, honesty, and humility.
- Dusty, Star, Josiah, Anastasia, Jezreel & Kathryn Kraft
- Jim & Liz Linclau
- Jim, Brenda, Noah, Victoria, Andrew, Nicholus, Zack, Caleb, & Seth Long
General Church Prayers
- Pray God would continue to provide the finances for us to pay off our building.
Pray for Your Husband
Pray that your husband handle finances wisely, will have discernment concerning budgeting and investments, and will be a good steward of his money in regard to giving to the Lord’s work. Pray that money will not become a source of discord in your family. (Prov. 23:4-5; Rom. 12:13; Heb. 13:5)
Pray for Your Wife
Pray that God will build a hedge of protection around your marriage, and that you and your wife will be aware of the potential for any improper relationships. Pray that your family time will be protected. (Matt. 19:6; Prov. 31:11a; 2 Cor. 10:4-5)
Pray for Your Children
Respect (for self, others, and authority)—”Father, grant that my children may show proper respect to everyone, as Your Word commands.(1 Pet. 2:17)
Pray for Your Singleness
“Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.” (Luke 22:42)
Not my will, but yours, be done, O Lord. If those seven words and the faith beneath them were enough to carry Jesus through the cross for my sake, they should be enough to carry me through anything in this life for his sake. Prepare me to make the most of marriage or singleness, whatever you have chosen and planned for me. If it’s not your will for me to marry, help me see all that you have planned for me — in gifting, ministry, and singleness. Either way, anchor my heart firmly in you, and not in marriage.
Pray for Unbelievers
Pray that you will develop relationship with them. For people to be saved they must first hear the good news of the gospel. For them to hear the good news of the gospel, they must first encounter Christians—Christians like you. Pray that you would develop deeper, more significant relationship with them so you can, in turn, speak truth. “How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?” (Romans 10:14).
Pray for the Nations
Republic of Guinea
Area: 245,857 sq km
245,857 sq km on Africa’s west coast, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone.
Population: 10,323,755 Annual Growth: 2.29%
Official language: French. Major vernacular languages Fulbe, Malinke, Susu, Kissi, Guerze and Toma Languages: 38 All languages
Largest Religion: Muslim
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Answer to Prayer
The vision for missions deepens. Guinea’s foreign mission groups show an incredible level of unity, strategic coordination and quality of research. There is also an indigenous mission movement, which is still quite small and young but showing many encouraging signs. Mission training courses are held for Guinean believers, and mission mobilization congresses are planned for pastors and Christian students. A few Guineans already serve cross-culturally.
Challenge for Prayer
The Church suffered serious numerical setbacks in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Some established denominations shrank significantly, and evangelism and church planting slowed – probably largely due to nominal Christians falling away. Pray for believers who will persevere, and pray against the enemy who seeks to destroy these young or weak Christians before they can grow.
(Prayer information gathered from Companion to Pray the Bible, Revive Our Hearts, The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, Challies & Operation World)