Prayer Plan // April 2024

Key Relationships

We all have key relationships in our lives—relationships that are highly important to us. Unfortunately, it can be easy to go through our days and weeks forgetting to pray for those people in our lives. One helpful way to combat this is to be intentional about praying through our key relationships like Paul was. We see this in the opening of his letter to the Philippian church: I give thanks to my God for every remembrance of you, always praying with joy for all of you in my every prayer (Philippians 1:3-4). Set aside time each day to pray through your key relationships, i.e., God, family, neighbors, friends, co-workers, etc.

Prayer Spotlight

Each day we want our church to come together and lift up specific requests to God.

This month, the sermon series will be all about marriage. We want to take time as a church this month to pray for marriages!

If you’re married, please pray for:
  • Your spouse—as God works through you both to humbly love and cherish each other.
  • Communication in your marriage to be open and honest, bound by God’s mercy and grace.
  • The marathon of raising your children together to love God and others.

If you’re not married, please pray for:
  • Yourself—that you will continue to be transformed more and more into the image of Jesus and one who will be a great husband/wife. 
  • Your future spouse—that they will continue to be transformed more and more into the image of Jesus and one who will be a great husband/wife. 

Everyone, please pray for: 
  • The widows and widowers who have lost their spouses. 
  • For those who are deeply struggling in their marriages—that healing and unity can occur
  • Healing for those who have been or are going through a divorce.

Those whom God might be calling to singleness—that the church can hold them in high esteem, rather than looking down on them because of what God is calling them to. Also, for confidence and security in their identity in Christ.

Pro Tip

Spend time not only praying for one other, but praying together!

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