Prayer Points: October 1, 2017

Sunday, (Oct 1) –  Praise God for the heritage and gift of children with which He has blessed our church. Pray that He will keep our children on the right path, and prevent them from getting sucked into the way of the world and the philosophies of this age. Even as God has entrusted these children to us (parents and those in the children’s ministry), pray that we will raise and nurture them into the ways of the Lord, that God will grant us wisdom to know how to correct and teach our children, and grace to guide them into the way of truth and love. Pray that our children will grow in grace and in a knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ, and develop into mighty men and women of God, and in their turn they may bring up their own children to love and serve God in spirit and truth.

Monday, (Oct 2) –  Pray for Pastor Ashok as he is in the midst of a heavy schedule as District Superintendent for Central District 2. This week, he has the final 3 Local Conferences – SSMC (tonight), and DUMC (October 5), of which he is the presiding officer; and Klang Wesley’s Local Conference, with TRAC President as the presiding officer. Pray for God’s strength upon Pastor Ashok and wisdom to chair these important meetings. Pray for his family, especially that Aunty Susheela will be fine whenever Pastor is away on duty.

Tuesday, (Oct 3) –  The Second Local Conference for our church will be held tonight, with Rev Dr T. Jeyakumar presiding over the meeting. Pray for God’s wisdom upon him and journey mercies as he travels to and from Klang. Pray for a spirit of unity and love to prevail, and that all the proceedings will be carried out smoothly and in accordance with God’s purposes for our church. Pray that the election of office bearers for next year will go smoothly, and that God’s hand of favour and blessing will be upon all those who are elected.

Wednesday, (Oct 4) – Pray for the Nation: Pray against the spirit of religious extremism in the nation. Praise God for people of influence who have spoken against such extremism, and that there are strong and powerful voices to make clear that the country needs to be headed in the right direction. Pray that God will raise up more voices of influence to speak against injustice, corruption, racial and religious discrimination and incompetent governance in the nation.

Thursday, (Oct 5) – XEE Semester 16 will begin this Sunday, October 8, 2017 until November 19, 2017. Praise God for all those who have signed up to learn how to share the Gospel with confidence and clarity. Pray that God will bless them with passion and understanding as they go through the sessions. Pray that the participants will be able to attend all the sessions. Pray also for God’s wisdom upon the facilitators.

Friday, (Oct 6) – Pray for TRAC: The TRAC Methodist Seniors’ Fellowship (MSF) Camp will be held from October 10-13, 2017. The main speaker is Dr Chew Weng Chee (SIB KL). Pray for God’s anointing upon Dr Chew as he proclaims God’s Word to the senior citizens of TRAC churches. Pray that the result will be a greater desire among them to serve the Lord especially in the area of connecting/mentoring the younger people in their churches. Pray for journey mercies as participants travel to Melaka for the camp.

Saturday, (Oct 7) – Pray for the World: In Egypt, threats of possible attacks on the Christian community by radical Muslim movements continue to generate anxiety in the hearts of many Christians. Pray for the peace, courage and comfort of Jesus Christ to fall upon the Christians of Egypt in these very uncertain days. Pray that the Egyptian government will step in and offer protection for the Christians in the country.

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