Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Let us take a moment to ask God to throw off everything that hinders so that we can at this very moment stand before Him in forgiveness and peace.
Hebrews 13:1 Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. 2 Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.
Let us ask God to help us love one another dearly, to have a heart to pray for each other and to show His love to strangers and those who do not look like us.
1 Peter 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
Let us pray for God to hear our prayers as we lift up needs within our church.
2 Corinthians 4:4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
Let us pray for those in our lives who are blinded to the truth. Let us ask God to allow His light to shine into their lives for His glory.
1 Peter 2:16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.
Let us ask God to grace us with holiness that we may walk upright before Him and man. Let us pray for His righteousness to fall upon us.
Mark 16:15-16 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.
Let us pray for the truth of God’s Word to go forth in power and might. Let us pray for all of the missionaries around the world, for their marriages and families, for their safety and God’s provision of all of their needs.
Hebrews 10: 24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25 not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
Let us pray for our church and church body and for the Big ‘C’ church of Round Rock, “Father, allow us to join you in your eternal work.”
Hebrews 4:16 Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Let us come before God’s throne asking for mercy in abundance that we can shower it upon those that God places in our lives.
1 Peter 3:8 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
Let us ask for humility and compassion and for God to fill us with a love for all.
Luke 19:41 As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it.
Let us pray that God would break our hearts for what breaks His. Let us ask for an intensity in our pursuit of the lost in our families and in our city.
Romans 13:4 For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.
Let us pray for our local, county, state and federal governments and leaders.
1 Corinthians 4:1 This, then, is how you ought to regard us: as servants of Christ and as those entrusted with the mysteries God has revealed.
Let us pray for our pastors and the prominent church leaders in our nation, for their marriages and families, for their guidance and wisdom but mostly for their purity and faithfulness that the name of Jesus will not be soiled by their actions.