Pray that he will have pure motives and give God glory for every gain or victory. Pray that your pastor will make wise lifestyle choices in order to protect his health, especially in the areas of exercise, eating moderately, and getting sufficient rest. Pray for times of relaxation and renewal to balance the stress of ministry. Pray that your pastor will focus on the Word of God and walk in fear of the Lord- rather than fear man- as he prepares his messages.
Pray that he will seek to please God rather than men, and pursue holiness rather than the praise of men. Pray that your pastor will be courageous in the pulpit in proclaiming Christ, and confident in his use of the Word of God. Ask God to help him preach with insight, transparence and humility. Pray that he will have a heart to develop a thriving missions program in his church.
Pray that your pastor will be a man of prayer and worship, and that he will lead by example-teaching the congregation how to walk in a close relationship with the father. Pray that your pastor will not give in to discouragement, but will deal with inevitable criticism and conflict by committing himself into the hands of God, who judges righteously. Pray for spiritual unity in the church staff and among the spiritual leadership of the church elders, deacons, etc.
Pray that the enemy will not be allowed to create divisions, strife, or misunderstanding among the church leaders. Pray that your pastor will think biblically, with the mind of Christ. Pray that he will strive for personal excellence and will believe God for all He wants to do in the congregation. Pray that your pastor will be a man of faith and passionate love for God, not giving in to worries, fears, or an uptight and anxious spirit. Ask God to provide for the financial needs of your pastor and his family. Pray that he will be a wise steward of both personal finances and church funds.
Ask God to heal any hurts that your pastor has suffered in the ministry.
Pray that he will serve the Lord with gladness, and encourage the congregation to worship God with a joyful, surrendered spirit. Sign In Sign Up.
Revive Our Hearts. Used with permission. Take the 31 Days of Praying for Your Pastor Challenge tranliliticar.tk [email protected] Prayer for your pastor is crucial to the spiritual health of your pastor, his family, and your Pray that your pastor will love God with all his heart, soul, mind, and strength. . Scripture Reading: Romans ; ; 1 Corinthians –
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Instead of judging her…pray for her. Day Four: Growing in Discernment Scripture Reading: Malachi ; James —6; John If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. Luke NKJV. Allow the theme and scripture to guide your prayers as we ask God to cover our Shepherd. And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. They cry with us.
They invest long hours and sacrifice much for the Kingdom. And for us. Praying for our church leadership is so important in these days, friends. Encouraged by this? Please share! Want more inspiration? Subscribe and have exclusive encouragement sent straight to your inbox. Comments Awesome post, Jennifer! Thank you so much, Tai! I appreciate your continued encouragement. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.
Looking for something? Use us to stand in the gap for others. Let there be prayer ministry among us that is powerful and effective. Spiritual Level — Lord, I lift up the spiritual temperature of my church. Revive us! Refine us so that we burn hot for You.
Give us singleness of heart and action so that we always fear You and follow Your precepts. Holy Spirit, show us any way we are grieving, quenching or resisting You. Convict us and lead us to level ground. Help us keep in step with You as we live by You. Reign in us so that we experience Your freedom. Lead us into grace, life and peace. Spiritual Gifts — Lord, I lift up the use of spiritual gifts in our church. Help us understand the various gifts and how they work. Help us exercise our gifts in love.
Help us purify ourselves by obeying the truth so that our love for each other will be sincere, deep and from the heart. May our love for one another prove that we are Your disciples. Give us a spirit of unity so that we may glorify You with one heart and voice.
Help us accept one another as we clothe ourselves in love. Finances — Lord, I lift up our church finances. May we sow generously into our church without reluctance or compulsion. Make us rich in ways that result in generosity on our part so You will be praised. Keep reminding us of your promise to throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out blessing on all who bring the whole tithe into Your house.
Remind us to do good and share with others as a pleasing sacrifice to You.
Help us teach one another to be faithful ministers of Your Son. Enable us to meet people wherever they have a need. Help us minister faithfully as we proclaim the gospel so that the ones we reach might become an acceptable offering to You. Single Parents — Lord, I lift up the single parents in our church.
May they know You as father to the fatherless and defender of widows! Let us be a real family to them when they are lonely. Show us ways to include them and minister grace to them. Stir up practical ideas in us that show Your love and care. Help them relax in Your grace and provision which is more than enough for every weakness and need. Help for the Hurting — Lord, I lift up those who are hurting right now. May they come to know You as El Roi, the God who sees them. For every situation of rejection, help them feel sonship.
Bind up the brokenhearted! In every area of bondage, set the captives free; in every case of mourning, replace it with Your oil of gladness. Comfort them so that they will have a ministry of comfort to others. Freedom from Besetting Sins — Lord, I lift up every one of us who struggle with sin issues. Grant us repentance so that we can escape the trap of the evil one. Thank You that sin was done away with on the cross and that we are no longer slaves to it. Help us to throw off everything that entangles—help us run the race with perseverance. Give us ears to hear what Your Spirit is saying to our church.
Open our eyes to see things as You see them. Help us move beyond issues of immediate need to pursuing Kingdom issues. Growth through Evangelism — Lord, I lift up our church growth to You. Add to our number daily through new converts. Birth spiritual children through us. Let our actions win people over without words.