Prayer Points: November 10, 2019

Sunday, (Nov 10) – Pray that we will be willing to lay all of our resources before the feet of Jesus at the foot of the cross, including our time, treasure and talents, and that He will use them for the furtherance of His Kingdom. Pray that God will help us discern those things that we may still be holding on to, to try to find satisfaction in life from them. Pray that God will remind us that His Kingdom is so much greater than the people, places and things that we idolise, and the Holy Spirit will give us the strength and courage to surrender them to Christ, that we may find abundant life in Him alone.

Monday, (Nov 11) – Pray for the Nation: Pray that God will pour out His grace and love on those in our nation who are marginalized, poor, rejected, homeless and overlooked by society. Pray for God’s intervention, that the government will look into their needs – to help them find work to provide for their families, and put food on the table. Pray for those who are living without adequate healthcare, for those who are sick, and those dying from treatable diseases, that they will be able to receive medical treatment. Pray that God will bless the efforts of organisations that are working to provide shelter and help for these underprivileged.

Tuesday, (Nov 12) – Praise God for the completion of the Orang Asli (OA) Students’ Hostel in Raub. As there is an urgent need for a full time Lady Warden for the hostel, pray that God will bring in the right person. Pray for a godly, faithful, loving Christian, preferably an educator / teacher / headmistress with at least 5 years of experience in the education field, and who is familiar with the workings of running a school. Pray that the person will have a ministry mindset, and be able to see this position as a harvest field to sow and plant through ministering God’s love and Word to the OA students. Pray that the person will have a heart for the OA people, and a love for the OA children.

Wednesday, (Nov 13) – Pray for missionaries who are serving in all parts of the world. Pray that they will adapt well to their environment, and have the right attitude and wisdom as they respond to the local people and customs. Pray that God will grant them courage and strength to endure, to stand firm under affliction, persevere through difficulties, and commit their fears and worries to Him at all times. Pray that we will also be involved in missional living where God has placed us – to pray fervently for pre-believers, and to share the Gospel with them when the opportunity arises.

Thursday, (Nov 14) – Pray that we will desire to submit to Christ as Lord of our lives, that we will continue to follow His leadership by being rooted, built up, and strengthened in the faith. Pray that we will not copy the behaviour and customs of this world, but let God transform us by changing the way we think, so we will know God’s good, pleasing and perfect will for our lives. Pray that we will recognise the Holy Spirit’s power at work in our lives, and to submit to Him so that He will produce the fruit of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control in our lives. Pray that all our members will choose to grow spiritually as Christ’s disciples.

Friday, (Nov 15) – Pray for TRAC: Pray for the 44th Session TRAC that begins on November 16, 2019 (Saturday), and ends on November 18, 2019. Pray especially for Rev Dr T. Jeyakumar as he chairs the sessions. Pray for God’s special grace to be upon him, especially as he shares the Presidential Address on Sunday morning. Pray for journey mercies for all delegates travelling to Port Dickson Methodist Centre. Above all, pray that God’s presence will be felt by all, and that all will remember, beyond the reporting and business that will be done, that God has called both the clergy and laity to be His ministers to a lost and broken world that desperately needs Jesus as Saviour and Lord.

Saturday, (Nov 16) – Pray for the World: In Laos, Christians in remote villages are often targeted by local authorities. Pray for God’s hand of protection upon them to stand firm in their faith in Christ despite the persecution. Pray they will be salt and light in their communities, and win pre-believers over for Jesus with their love and grace towards those who give them a hard time.

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