Lord Jesus Christ set the example of using God's Word as a powerful
weapon. He rebuked Satan's temptations, answered his critics, and
publicly prayed using the words of Scripture. As we follow His example
and pray God's Word we have the confidence that our Heavenly Father:
faithful to keep His promises given to us in His Word
answers favorably when we pray according to His Will which is revealed
in His Word
us ideas of how to pray about particular situations or needs in
calendar includes Scripture for each day and a suggestion for prayer
based on that verse. Use it to do one or more of the following:
God of His promise about a particular need
a promise fulfilled as a reason for praise
the Scripture to our particular situation
God for His character as shown in the verse
expectantly for His will as explained in the verse
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has
gone, the new has come! II Corinthians 5:17
on your salvation experience. Praise God for Jesus Christ our Lord
Jesus said: "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with
all your souls and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest
commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself."
purpose in life is to know God, enjoy Him and spread our joy with
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other
so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful
all sins to God. If there is a broken relationship with anyone, ask
God for the wisdom and strength to mend it.
Pray continually. I Thessalonians 5:17
that you will be in an attitude of prayer both day and night.
I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I
in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
that you will always remain in Christ Jesus, the Vine.
For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and
says to you, do not fear; I will help you. Isaiah 4:13
God for His promise to guide and strengthen us during our times of
I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for
for the salvation of those around you who do not know Christ as their
personal Savior and Lord.
Jesus said: "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given
to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them
in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and
teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely
I am with you always, to the very end of the age." Matthew 28:18-20
that you will share your faith at every opportunity. Praise God for
the vision He has given us to reach more people for Christ.
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send?
And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!"
that you go wherever God leads.
Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they
never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is
the Christ. Acts 5:42
that you and our church will never rest on past accomplishments for
You will be my witness in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria,
and to the ends of the earth. Acts 1:8b
that we will be faithful to the worldwide mission given to the church.
Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord all the earth. Sing
to the Lord, praise His name; proclaim His salvation day after day.
Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all
peoples. Psalm 96:1-3
your favorite hymn or spiritual song to God.
For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness, make His
light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of
the glory of God in the face of Christ." II Corinthians 4:6
God for the life, death, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior,
When Jesus spoke again to the people he said, "I am the light
of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but
will have the light of life."
God that Jesus is our light and salvation.
The Lord is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear? The Lord
is the stronghold of my life - of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1
God that we need not fear anything.
But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship
with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son, purifies us from
all sin. I John 1:7
God for your fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.
You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden.
Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they
put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.
In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see
your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. Mathew 5:14-16
that we, as individuals and as a church will continually let our light
shine for Jesus Christ.
They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship,
to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:42
devote ourselves to prayer tonight at Blanchard, Wheaton (see worship
folder for time)
And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and
good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the
habit of doing, but let us encourage one another - and all the more
as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25
God for the body of Christ.
Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless
the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain.
that we as a body of believers, will always be on our knees before
I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who
directs you in the way you should go. Isaiah 48:17b
that we will be open to the leadership of the Holy Spirit, and thank
God for giving us the Holy Scriptures.
I desire to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart. Psalm
for a heart that is willing to do anything the Lord tells you.
Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow
citizens with God's people and members of God's household, built on
the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself
as the chief cornerstone. In Him the whole building is joined together
and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in Him you too
are being built together to become a dwelling place in which God lives
by His Spirit. Ephesians 2:19-22
that Jesus Christ will always be the chief cornerstone in our lives
and in our church.
As you come to Him the living Stone - rejected by men but chosen by
God and precious to Him - you also, like living stones are being built
into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual
sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. I Peter 2:4-5
that our lives will be shaped like the Living Stone - Jesus Christ.
The Mighty One, God, the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the
rising of the sun to the place where it sets
the world is mine,
and all that is in it.
that we never forget that ALL we have is the Lord's.
If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously
to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. James 1:5
for the wisdom of God in all your decisions.
And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches
in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19
God that He has promised to meet all of our needs.
Remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: "It is more
blessed to give than to receive." Acts 20:35b
that we will always have giving hearts.
Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and
rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for
yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and rust do not destroy,
and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure
is, there your heart will be also
.No one can serve two masters.
Either he will hate one and love the other, or he will be devoted
to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
Matthew 6:19-21, 24
that all of our actions are as a result of service to Jesus Christ
our Savior and Lord.
The righteous give without sparing. Proverbs 21:26b
that you are willing to give sacrificially.
As he looked up, Jesus saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple
treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins.
"I tell you the truth," he said "this poor widow has
put in more than all the others. All these people gave their gifts
out of their wealth; but she out of her poverty put in all she had
to live on. Luke 21:1-4
that whether rich or poor, we move beyond our individual comfort zones.
Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and
whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each man should
give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or
under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. II Corinthians 9:6-7
that we would be cheerful givers.
All this is from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ
and gave us the ministry or reconciliation. II Corinthians 5:18
that we will always follow Christ's command to reach the lost.
Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will
carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians
God that He is building us up in the faith until the day of Christ
Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly beyond all that
we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him
be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations
forever and ever. Amen.
that we will honor and praise God, giving Him the glory for what is
done to advance His kingdom in our lives and in the life of Blanchard
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews
God that Jesus Christ will never change.