Praying for your Pastor…

Father, I ask You to make ___________________ into a man after Your own heart who will do all Your will (Acts 13:22; 1 Samuel 16:7).

Father, cause __________________ to love the Word of God with all his heart and enable Him to memorize and meditate on it all day (Psalm 119:97).

O Lord, I plead that You will guide __________________ in all that He says and does (Psalm 37:23).

God, I ask that You would make _______________ into a mighty man of prayer (Mark 1:35).

Father, I ask that You would continually control and empower __________________ for his own Christian life and the task that You have given him (Ephesians 5:18).

Lord, I ask that the fruit of the Spirit would be powerfully and clearly displayed in ________________’s life (Galatians 5:22-23).

Father, I ask that __________________ will be humble, depending totally on You and remaining useable by You (1 Peter 5:5-6).

God, I plead that You would make ____________________ into a holy and godly man that You can use in a dynamic way (1 Timothy 4:7, 6:11; Hebrews 12:14).

Father, enable __________________ to overcome temptation and give him a hatred of sin in any form (1 Corinthians10:13).

Lord, teach __________________ the truth of the Word of God by the power of the Holy Spirit so that _______________ can explain, proclaim, and defend the Word of God (1 Timothy 3:1-7, 15; 1 Peter 5:1-4).

Father, I plead that You would give ______________________ a servant’s heart and enable _________________ to compassionately minister to this congregation and the lost in this community (Philippians 2:5).

Father, I pray that You would create in _____________________ the faith that pleases You. Enable _________________ to approach You, believing that You are a rewarder of those who diligently seek You(Hebrews 11:6).

Lord Jesus, I pray that _________________ would take deny himself, take up His cross, and follow You (Matthew 16:24).

Father, I pray that You would give ____________________ a heart for fasting (Matthew 6:16-18).

His Preaching I plead that ____________________ would be a Christ-centered and Christ-exalting preacher (1 Corinthians 2:1-4).

Father, I pray that __________________ would remember that God, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the angels are listening to His preaching (2 Timothy 4:1).

Lord, I ask that _________________ would preach all of the Word of God (Acts 20:20-21).

I pray that ____________________ would preach in the power of the Holy Spirit (Acts 4:8-12).

God, I plead that ___________________ would preach the Word of God boldly and fearlessly (2 Timothy 4:1-2).

I ask that _______________ would have the time and the discipline to study the Word of God (1 Timothy 4:15).

I pray that the Word of God would be central and absolute in __________________’s preaching and ministry (2 Timothy 3:15-16).

Lord, I plead that _________________’s preaching would be used by You to save the lost, mature the believers, and build up Your church (Ephesians 4:11-16; 2 Timothy 4:5)

I ask that ________________ would be faithful to preach the truth in spite of opposition or indifference (1 Timothy 6:12, 20-21; 2 Timothy 3:13-14, 4:2-4).

His Ministry Father, I plead that ____________________’s ministry would be fruitful and would glorify You (John 15:16; Colossians 1:28).

I ask that _________________ would be devoted to praying and preaching (Acts 6:4).

Enable _______________ to intercede for and instruct the congregation according to Your will (1 Samuel 12:23; Romans 1:9-10).

Enable ________________ to equip the saints for service and discipleship (Ephesians 4:11-12; 2 Timothy 2:12).

Father, I ask You to protect ___________________ from Satan and all his attacks. I also ask You to protect and strengthen _________________ during the attacks of unregenerate church members (2 Timothy 4:15-18; 2 Corinthians 11:26).

Lord, I ask You to give ___________________ insight and direction into the solutions for the problems of the church (1 Kings 3:7-9).

God, give ____________________ wisdom and discernment in counseling those who come to _________________ for help or advice (Proverbs 2:6).

I plead that __________________ would have a strong, close, harmonious relationship with those in leadership in the church (Psalm 133:1; Ecclesiastes 4:9-12; Amos 3:3).

Father, I ask that ____________________ will be able to respond to criticism and opposition in a gracious and Christlike way combined with a determination to be faithful to God and His Word (Matthew 5:10-12, 43-48, 10:28; Romans 12:14, 17-21).

His Relationship To The Church I ask that the congregation will be stirred by the Holy Spirit to pray for_________________ (1 Thessalonians 5:25).

I pray that the congregation will have a growing love and hunger for the Word of God (Psalm 119:97).

I plead that the leadership of the church and the membership of the church will be committed to _______________’s ministry (Hebrews 13:17).

Cause this congregation to respect and love ___________________ (1 Thessalonians 5:12-13).

Father, I ask You to silence any rumors, gossip, or slander that is being spread about ____________ (Proverbs 15:28, 20:19, 21:28).

Lord, I ask that the congregation will be prepared to hear and respond to __________________’s preaching and teaching (James 1:21).

Father, I plead that the congregation will be doer of the Word and not simply hearers of the Word (James 1:22).

His Relationship To His Family I ask that _______________’s family would be loving, unselfish, respectful, and understanding to each other (Ephesians 5:25; 1 Peter 3:7; Ephesians 5:33; Ephesians 6:1-4).

Father, I plead that You would strengthen and bless __________________’s marriage and family life (Proverbs 5:15-20).

I pray that __________________’s family would be a source of joy and blessing to one another (Proverbs 23:24, 31:28- 30).

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