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Kingdom Prayer at Westminster

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Kingdom Prayer Update

June 27, 2017

1 Timothy 2:1-7: First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.”

Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

Pray with a humble disposition and heavenly appreciation for God’s gracious favor in Christ’s ministry (Philippians 2:7-8).

Colossians 3:1-2: If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

Exalt the LORD for His holy name and the glory due Him in all things (Romans 11:36).

Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven.

Pray for confidence in speaking the Word (Romans 10:14-15) to our neighbors and pray for Gospel conversions.

Missions: Pray for the translation work that one of our missionaries and his team are continuing to work on, especially as they try and complete the New Testament by the end of next year. Ask for protection for the translation team given their sensitive location.

Outreach: Camp Westminster is approaching the mid-point of the summer program. Pray for continued perseverance for the counsellors, safety for the campers, for believing campers to grow in their faith, and for the Spirit to work in the hears of campers who do not know the Lord.

Ministry: Pray for Westminster’s staff, deacons, elders and building committee as they evaluate options related to our facility limitations.

Give us this day our daily bread.

Ephesians 6:18: Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints

Praise God for the birth of Emma last week. Pray for rest and perseverance for Keith and Joe as they adjust to parenting.

Please be in prayer for a senior member, John, who underwent another surgery on his ear, as the doctors try to remove basal cell growth.

Stephen’s mother, Melissa, is scheduled to have another surgery on July 3rd to remove cancerous tissue that was missed in her first surgery. Pray for a successful surgery and that Melissa will have peace through these difficult trials.

Over the last few months, Martha has received part-time help at home from a nurse’s aid. Pray for this nurse’s aid’s six-year-old son who was accidentally shot in his jaw by his eight-year-old brother. He is at Emory Hospital in serious condition and will undergo multiple surgeries.

Pray for Andy and his family as they morn the passing of his mother. Pray for Gospel conversations with his family and trust and rest for them in this time.

John continues to need our prayers as he endures very difficult cancer treatments. Please pray for comfort from the debilitating pain and pray that the treatments would prolong his life.

Tobey had a successful follow up surgery last week for his feeding tube. Pray that it will continue to function well and pray for Keith and Liz, his parents, as they care for Tobey and their other children.

And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.

Seek forgiveness for our daily failings in sin and fulfillment, with peace and joy, in increased assurance of our forgiveness in Christ. Romans 15:13: May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Pray for conviction for the sins of ignoring God’s commands. James 4:17: So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:

Pray for God’s providence so that we would be kept from being tempted to sin, or if tempted, that by his Spirit we may be powerfully enabled to stand in the hour of temptation.

Psalm 19:13: Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me! Then I shall be blameless, and innocent of great transgression. .

For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.