Prayer & Praises: December 12th - 18th

Monday, December 12:

With so many things vying for your attention this Advent Season, ask God to help you to remain steadfast and not let these activities crowd out time with God each day. 

Tuesday, December 13:

May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened.  Ephesians 1:17–18

Pray for missionaries around the world who will not be able to be with their families for Christmas.  Ask God to grant them safety, strength, and peace.

Wednesday, December 14:

Pray for freedom from self-serving attitudes and thoughts.  Ask God to grant you strength to allow Christ’s love to govern your thoughts and actions.

Thursday, December 15:

Regardless of what else you put on, wear love.  It’s your basic, all-purpose garment.  Never be without it. Colossians 3:14

Ask God to show you how you might minister to someone who is sad or lonely.

Join us tonight as we wrap Operation Santa gifts (6-7).

Friday, December 16:

Ask God to help you make wise dietary choices this holiday season.  Think of ways that you might help provide food to someone in our community who is in need.  Pray for the food mission ministries of our church:  Back Pack, Neighbors in Need, The Lord’s Harvest, Christmas Meal through Operation Santa.

Saturday, December 17:

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up. I Thessalonians 5:11

Pray for those who are discouraged at this time of the year by events or problems in their lives.  Ask God to show you a way to provide encouragement to them.

Sunday, December 18:

And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. Revelation 7:19

Remembrance Sunday

Pray for those who have lost loved ones in the past year.  Ask God to grant them peace this holiday season.