Prayer- Week 1

Prayer- Week 1

January of Prayer

Scripture as Prayer

James 1:27

Thank you, Father, that through the blood of Jesus _______________(name) is made pure and undefiled before you.  As Jesus cared for the widow and the orphan, as Jesus cared for the least of your people, use your Word, your Spirit, and your Church to make _______________(name) ever more compassionate like Jesus.  Give _______________(name) courage to practice pure and undefiled religion day in and day out to your glory.

Recommended Song for Prayer: Revive Us Again by Charlie Hall. Lyrics may be found HERE

1 Corinthians 13

Father, lead _______________(name) to be patient and kind, lead _______________(name) not to envy or boast, to not be arrogant or rude.  Lead _______________(name) not to be irritable or resentful, to not rejoice in wrongdoing but in truth.  Give _______________(name) strength to bear all things, believe all things, hope all things, and endure all things.

Recommended Song for Prayer: Create In Me by Rend Collective

Hosea 12:6, Amos 5:24, Romans 12:19

Father, teach _______________(name) to hold fast to love and justice.  Teach _______________(name) to wait patiently on you.  Though just one person, let justice and righteousness roll down through _______________(name) like tumbling waters.  Give _______________(name) strength to not seek vengeance, but to commit wrongs to you in prayer and faith.  Lead _______________(name) in this so I/they can be more like Jesus.

Recommended Song for Prayer: Heal Our Land by Kari Job



1 Corinthians 15:54-58, Galatians 6:9

Father, working for your kingdom can be hard.  Discouragement can set in.  Encourage _______________(name) through your Word, your Spirit, and your Church so that I/they can be steadfast, immovable, and always abounding in your work.  Give them/me confidence that in Jesus our labor is not in vain, so we might continue to labor to your glory and reap a harvest as you promise.

Recommended Song for Prayer: Blessed Assurance by Sovereign Grace Music


Psalm 96:2-4

Lord, bring to mind today the marvelous works you have done in _______________(name) life.  Please, I pray, give me/them opportunities to declare them.  Give me/them opportunities to share the marvelous things you have done in my/their life.  May I/they be blessed to see those declarations even encourage those who do not know you to love and fear you and call on the name of Jesus Christ for salvation.

Recommended Song for Prayer: Give Me Faith by Elevation Worship


Micah 6:6-8

You have told _______________(name) what is good Father.  May you lead my/their soul to humility, that I/they would be poor in Spirit.  Show me/them opportunities in my/their life to live out a love of justice and kindness.  Above all, walk near to me/them, Father, that I/they would ever be in your presence and live a life worthy of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Recommended Song for Prayer: The Cause of Christ by Kari Job