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A Guide for Praying for Pastor
HEDGING IN THE PASTOREphesians 6:10-18
"Be strong in the Lord and the strength of His Might"
MEDITATE on the Greatness of God in behalf of your Pastor:
Romans 8:28, 31, 37 and 1 Peter 3:12
EXPOSE the plans of the devil: Ephesians 6:11-12
CLAIM scriptural promises for Pastors overall protection: Isaiah 54:14-17
Psalms 34:7, Psalms 91, Luke 10:19 and 2 Corinthians 10:3-4
PETITION God our Father to grant Pastor a discerning Spirit:
2 Corinthians 11:14 and 1 John 4:1
PASTOR'S PRIVATE LIFE
"Stand, therefore, girded in truth"
REQUEST that pastor's boast and glory be solely in the cross:
PRAY for Pastors continued renewal: Isaiah 40:27-31
for their holiness: 1 Peter 1:16
SEEK for them a clear vision of the merits of Christ: Philippians 3:7-10
for godly contentment: 1 Timothy 6:6
for the love of God to be shed abroad in their hearts: Romans 5:5
PASTOR'S PERSONAL LIFE
"Stand . . . having put on the Breastplate of Righteousness"
INTERCEDE for Pastor's spouse, children, and families: Psalm 91:9-12 and
CANCEL in the authority of Jesus' name all assignments against them:
REMOVE by faith in the Word all obstacles to their total health & prosperity:
Mark 11:23 and Philippians 4:19
PASTOR'S PRAISE LIFE
"Stand . . . having shod your feet with the shoes of the gospel of peace"
ASK the Father to give Pastor a strong heart of Worship
BIND the spirit of fear: John 14:1
the spirit gloom: Isaiah 6:13
the spirit of negativity: 2 Timothy 1:6-7
LISTEN for any other direction to pray: Ecclesiastes 5:1-2
PASTOR'S PRAYER LIFE
"Stand . . . above all taking the shield of faith, with which you can quench all the flaming darts of the evil one."
QUENCH in the Holy Spirit, darts of doubt: Mark 6:5-6
REBUKE in the name of Christ all distractions from Pastor's devotional time:
LOOSEN by God's Word, all the forces of heaven to aid in prayer:
Mark 1:35 (private) and Acts 1:14 (corporate)
PASTOR'S PROFESSIONAL LIFE
"Stand . . . taking on the Helmet of Salvation"
SHIELD Pastor from the fear of men: Isaiah 11:1-3 and Proverbs 19:23
BESTOW on them favor in the denomination: Proverbs 18:16
support among their peers: Proverbs 11:4 & 24:6
ENTREAT Jesus to give Pastor an uncompromising truth:
Proverbs 4:20-27 and John 14:6
and Wisdom in leadership: James 1:5
PASTOR'S PREACHING LIFE
"Stand . . . with the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God."
BLESS Pastor with rich study time: Acts 6:4 and 2 Timothy 2:15
GRANT Pastor a bold proclamation of Jesus: Colossians 4:3-4
to the opportunities: Colossians 4:3-4
ANOINT Pastor to preach and teach: Luke 4:18 and 1 John 2:27
Pastor to see results: Act 2:37
Signs and wonders that Glorify God: Mark 16:20
Pastor to reveal truth: Matthew 16:17
PASTOR'S PERSEVERING LIFE
"Stand…pray at all times in the spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance" Ephesians 6:18
HONOR them with lasting fruit: Malachi 3:11 and John 15:16
CONFESS steadfastness over them: 1 Corinthians 15:58
Bold vision: Isaiah 41:10
rest: Hebrews 4 and Matthew 11:28
GIVE thanks for Pastor's call and gifts: Colossian 1:3-5
SECURE Pastor in courage: Joshua 1
"Fight the good fight of faith"
1 Timothy 6:12
EXPECT all that you have prayed . . ..
STAND behind them girding them in prayer . . .
YIELD to the Spirit for the other areas of prayer and intercession
In the name of our glorious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
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