Prayer Points for July 2024

  1. Giving thanks- “Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; his love endures forever” (Psalms 106:1). When we give thanks, we acknowledge the gift we received. Thankfulness fills the heart with joy. And from a joyful heart flow goodness and gentleness.
  2. All for the Lord – “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Colossians 3:17). If the Lord is our focus, we will have the inner resolve to do a good job in whatever we need to accomplish.
  3. Blessed – “Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the Lord delivers him in times of trouble” (Psalms 41:1). Lord, please open my eyes to see those who need my help today and allow me to convey to them Your goodness.
  4. To share -“At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. Then there will be equality” (2 Corinthians 8:14). God takes care of us and wants to strengthen relationships as we care for others.
  5. Delight – “Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart” (Psalms 37:4). When we men seek our fulfillment in anything but the joy of the Lord, we will be disappointed even in the most intimate relationship of marriage.
  6. Discernment – “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong” (1 Kings 3:9). While Solomon sought the Lord and ruled with discernment, God’s people were truly blessed. Be humble and seek godly wisdom to lead your family with true discernment.
  7. Resolve-“Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Do everything in love” (1 Corinthians 16:13). Some have called this admonition: “Be-be-be-do!” It is true that before we can do the Lord’s will, we must be His disciples and listen to His Word. Resolve in your heart today to be such a man.
  8. Timing – “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-3). Allow the Lord to teach you patience and self-control. Be a man who pays attention to the small voice of the Spirit of God and who walks in His way and timing.
  9. Admonition -“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom” (Colossians 3:16). As brothers in Christ, we are responsible for each other. Be a man of the Word and walk with God. Witness of your experiences with Christ and encourage your friends to seek Him first.
  10. Stiff-necked-“A man who remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed without remedy” (Proverbs 29:1), In Acts 7, Stephen called the Jewish leaders stiff-necked because they always resisted the Spirit of God. Their end was destruction. Be sensitive when rebuked. God gives grace to the humble.
  11. Abuse – “I hate divorce, says the Lord God of Israel, and I hate a man covering himself with violence as well as with his garment” (Malachi 2:16). Since the fall, the prince of this world attempts to destroy God’s design in marriage and family. Men, be alert and accept your role to love your wife as Christ loves the Church.
  12. Lust-“..lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God” (2 Timothy 3:2), We are living in the “terrible times” the Bible speaks about. The most common vices of our days are drug abuse, prostitution, and self-indulgence. But as for you, continue to seek the Lord first and you will be able to resist the onslaught of
  13. Seek justice – “They beat us publicly without a trial…and now they want to get rid of us quietly? No, let them come themselves and escort us out (Acts 16:37). Paul was beaten and imprisoned because of the Gospel. But he knew his legal rights. As persecution increases, be informed. Stand up against the arbitrary abuse of power.
  14. Resist the evil one – “Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you” (James 4:7). Only God has the power to overcome Satan. Submit therefore to the Lord in humble faith and allow Him to act through you. You will experience His power, be made perfect in weakness, and have victory over sin.
  15. Flee passion – “Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace along with those who call on the Lord” (2 Timothy 2:22). Your internal disposition and your relationships influence your choices. Resist and flee from the urge of your hormones and appetites. Join those who seek God’s standards.
  16. Receive your inheritance – Oh Lord, You have provided a wonderful inheritance for me in Christ. You, are my portion-my all in all. I have everything I need in You. Thank You, God, that because of my union with Christ, I have now obtained a glorious inheritance. Cause me to live for your glory. (Ephesians1:11,12)
  17. Proof of your inheritance – Thank You, Lord, for giving me my inheritance up front by imparting Your life to me through the blessed Holy Spirit. The moment I believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, I was made one spirit with You. Therefore, I am now safe. Your Spirit within me gives me assurance of eternal life. (Ephesians 1:13,14)
  18. The revelation – Dear God, thank You for imparting Your Spirit to me so that I might know You and make You known. I ask that You grant me the Spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Christ so that I can know Your ways. I trust You to cause me to exercise godly wisdom in all that I say and do. (Ephesians 1:17)
  19. Signs – Dear Jesus, I have such a hard time trusting You. I sometimes think I need a sign to reassure me, but now I realize that I already have the greatest sign of all-Your death and resurrection. The cross shows that You are all loving and the resurrection shows that You are all powerful. That is enough for me (Matthew 12:39,40)
  20. God’s way through – Dear God, I realize that I was going in the wrong direction. Thank You for the reproofs of life. You showed me the error of my ways. Therefore, I repent. I turn from my old ways to You, the living way. Fill me with the Spirit and cause me to hear Your words. I want to walk in the right path. (Proveros 1:23)
  21. Blessed – “Blessed is the man who delights in the law of the Lord and meditates on it day and night… whatever he does prospers” (Psalms 1:1-3). Pray today that our Almighty Lord will help you to become such a man.
  22. Walk with God – It is written about Enoch, the father of Methuselah: “Enoch walked with God.” (Genesis 5:22) Pray that God will grant you the grace to live your life in such a manner that the same can be said about you.
  23. Spiritual growth – Do you sometimes doubt that there is any rea spiritual growth where you are working? If so, don’t worry. Instead, give thanks to the Lord that He will take care of the harvest according to His wisdom and timing. “God makes things grow”. (1 Corinthians 3:7)
  24. Free to invite – As a follower of Christ, you are free to invite other people along with you on your way to heaven. Pray that many others will find Jesus Christ as their redeemer and inherit eternal life because of your testimony in word and deed. John 6:47)
  25. Finishing well-“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith..” (2 Timothy 4:7), In a race it is the end that counts. Not what you have or what you know or what you do, but who you are is decisive Are you a disciple of Christ who fights the good fight? Pray to finish like the Apostle Paul. Keep the faith.
  26. Love – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love” (Galatians 5:22). The quality of the love of God is best demonstrated on the cross. There He gave His one and only son, Jesus Christ, for the sin of the world. The Holy Spirit wants to grow the same, selfless love in my heart and yours. Let us surrender our egocentrism
  27. Joy-“But the fruit of the Spirit is….. joy” (Galatians 5:22). When the love of God rules in our hearts we will be surprised by joy. Like love, it is a gift of the Spirit and life defining. As we surrender to Christ, His Spirit plants in us genuine joy. Thank the Lord for this amazing gift that outshines any problem and
  28. Реасе – “But the fruit of the Spirit is.peace” (Galatians 5:22). When the Spirit of God rules in our hearts we experience peace and harmony. Our sins are forgiven because of Christ’s redeeming work on the cross. Our life is secure because we have been made children of God. Pray to share God’s love and to be a peacemaker.
  29. Patience -“But the fruit of the Spirit is…patience” (Galatians 5:22). This is one of the character traits that most of us men are missing. It includes the determination to wait even when under pressure. Pray for the Holy Spirit to purify your thought patterns and to keep your impulses in check so you can discern His timing and His will.
  30. Kindness- “But the fruit of the Spirit is.kindness” (Galatians 5:22). The quality of our relationship with God is reflected in the way we relate to other people. God is love. He wants to love your spouse, family, and others through you. Pray to be sensitive and able to identify with the need of others and to express genuine kindness.
  31. Goodness-“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress” (James 1:27). When war or death robs children of their fathers or women of their husbands, they become vulnerable to abuse. Be a man who practices pure religion. Seek ways to show goodness to them.