Month of Prayers for Your Clergy – Day 24

October is Ministry/Clergy Appreciation Month. What better way to show your gratitude and support than to pray for those in charge. Pray God’s name and word back to Him. He likes that.

Pastor’s Prayer Life

2 Timothy 2:15: Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

Psalm 16:7: LORD Who Counsels Me

How to pray: Pray that Pastor has a rich, designated time set aside each day so he can:

~study (2 Timothy 2:15);

~pray (Proverbs 15:8; Romans 8:26, 27);

~concentrate on his sermons;

~always discern God’s will.

Prayer/Blessing on you, the pray-er

You are Omniscient/All-Knowing (Isaiah 46:10 implied), knowing my secret prayers, invisible thoughts and hidden desires (Ecclesiastes 12:14). Show me how to put them into practice that people might be moved to seek You.

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Month of Prayers for Your Clergy – Day 17

October is Ministry/Clergy Appreciation Month. What better way to show your gratitude and support than to pray for those in charge. Pray God’s name and word back to Him. He likes that.

Pastor’s Prayer Life

Romans 8:31, 34:…If God is for us, who can be against us? Jesus Christ (Messiah Yeshua) is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.

Isaiah 61:1: LORD Who Anoints Me to Preach Good News

How to pray: that Pastor’s quiet time before the Lord encourages him to persevere as he:

~worships God in the splendor of His holiness (Psalm 29:2);

~praises God for His attributes (Psalm 71);

~offers thanksgiving for God’s bountiful blessings (Psalm 26:7;107:22;Ephesians 5:20);

~exhibits an attitude of confession and repentance before God (Psalm 51:10) and an attitude of forgiveness for those who have grieved him (Ephesians 4:32);

~brings his petitions to God in complete faith that they will be heard and answered (Psalm 5:3;55:17);

~makes intercession for himself, family, friends, enemies and congregation (Ephesians 6:18);

~luxuriates in God’s unfailing love that surrounds him (Psalm 32:10).

Prayer/Blessing for you, the pray-er

Morning dawns. I enter my secret closet of prayer, closing the door on today’s cares. We commune. I listen and feed on Your words as I rest in You, my True Pasture (Jeremiah 50:7).

Month of Prayers for Your Clergy – Day 10

October is Ministry/Clergy Appreciation Month. What better way to show your gratitude than to pray for those in charge. Pray God’s name and word back to Him.

Pastor’s Prayer Life

1 Corinthians 1:9: God, who has called you into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ/Yeshua Messiah our Lord, is faithful.

Acts 4:13: When (the rulers, elders, teachers of the law, high priest and family members of the high priest) saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus/Yeshua.

Revelation 3:20 implied: Seeker of Our Fellowship

How to pray: that throughout the day, people will take note that Pastor had been with Jesus/Yeshua and that they would have listening ears.

Prayer/Blessing for you, the pray-er

Today You have given me the gift of life. May my accomplishments and successes give You pleasure as they reflect Your vision for my purpose. You are Fulfiller of Your Will and Word (Revelation 17:17 implied).

Month of Prayers for your Clergy – Day 3

October is Ministry/Clergy Appreciation Month. What better way to show your gratitude than to pray for those in charge. Praying back to God His word and His name delights Him.

Pastor’s Prayer Life:

Jeremiah 33:3: Call to Me (LORD) and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.

Daniel 2:47 implied: Revealer of Secrets and Mysteries

How to pray: that time spent with the Lord would be exciting as Holy Spirit guides your pastor in discovering new truths and deeper interpretations of God’s word.

Prayer/Blessing for you, the pray-er:

May my love for You and obedience to Your word be contagious to those around me that they may desire a deeper knowledge of You, Giver of a Wise and Discerning Heart (1 Kings 3:12)