Prayer Points: May 12, 2019

Sunday, (May 12)– Thank God for all mothers: for the busy moms, who juggle the pressures of home and family life; for the steadfast moms, who nurture and care for their children; for the stay-at-home moms, working moms, and moms who have some combination of the two, for their flexibility, tirelessness, perseverance and devotion for their children; for the patient moms, who always seek to forgive and engage with their pre-teens and teens; for the new moms, who endure sleepless nights with infants in arms; for the aunts, who step in to care for nieces and nephews; for all grandmas, who love and support their precious grandchildren; for all spiritual mothers, who mentor, care for and lead children to grow in their faith. Pray for God’s favour and blessing upon all of them.

Monday, (May 13) – Pray that we will come before God with humble and repentant hearts, confessing that so often our thoughts are so negative, so self-deprecating, judgmental, destructive, uncharitable, which are a reflection of our own brokenness. Thank God for this amazing truth of forgiveness that is ours if we are truly contrite in our hearts. Pray that we will bring before Him every flaw and defection, known and hidden, so He will fill the cracks and crevices of our brokenness with His healing touch. Pray that He will wash and cleanse us, and give us new hearts that will always love and honour Him.

Tuesday, (May 14) – Pray for the Nation: Praise God for directing the steps of our new government for the past year, allowing righteousness and justice to be restored in our nation. Pray that God will continue to guide our leaders as they work hard to put things right. Pray that He will grant them wisdom and boldness to carry out effective strategies and policies. Pray that God will silence all trouble makers who are bent on disrupting the work of the government. Pray that the Church in Malaysia will continue to pray fervently for the needs of the nation.

Wednesday, (May 15) – The Inter School Christian Fellowship (ISCF) will be having a camp to revive the Christian Fellowships (CF) in the schools in Klang. The camp will be held in Tapah from May 18-20, 2019 (Saturday-Monday). Pray for the organizers, the camp committee & the Scripture Union (SU) advisors to work together in unity, and that all preparations will be done well. Pray for God’s anointing upon the speaker, that He will use him to reawaken the passion for the CF ministries in the schools. Pray for the participants, that their hearts will be hungry to draw closer to God, to be touched and used by Him in their schools, for transformation of minds and hearts. Pray for journey mercies, safety and good health, the smooth running of the camp, and that it will achieve its purpose.

Thursday, (May 16) – The Youth Service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Pray that many pre-believers and non-regular youths will come and hear from God. Pray for a spirit of unity for the worship team, and to be totally surrendered to the Holy Spirit. Pray for God’s anointing upon the speaker, Rev Dr T. Jeyakumar, that God will touch the hearts of the youths through the message. As there will be a time of fellowship after the service, pray that our youths will be excited and eager to reach out to those who are new, and for God to give them wisdom and boldness to connect with the newcomers. Pray for good weather during the fellowship night. Above all, pray that God will be glorified.

Friday, (May 17) – Pray for TRAC: The Board of Ministry has embarked on conducting LPL (Lay Preachers’ Licence) courses in 2019 in both Mandarin and Bahasa Malaysia to cater for the needs of members in our TRAC churches who are more proficient in these languages. Pray for good participation. Pray that the TRAC pastors assigned to teach these courses will be empowered by God to do well. Pray that young people especially will enroll for these courses. Above all, pray that God’s name be glorified and more people will be equipped to serve God and minister the Word proficiently.

Saturday, (May 18) – Pray for the World: In Nepal, many Christians are afraid to meet together after being threatened by extremists. Pray for God’s protection upon them, for boldness and that they will continue to meet for worship and to encourage and edify one another in fellowship.

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