Bogey Hills Baptist Church
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Loving God and Loving People

Prayer Guide

Sample Prayer Guide

Adapted from Powerful Prayer for Every Family by Dr. Greg Frizzell


1.      Spend a few minutes in praise and thanksgiving.

          a.      Praise and thank Him for His characteristics

                    i.      Love

                    ii.      Mercy

                    iii.      Power

                    iv.      Grace

                    v.      Faithfulness

                    vi.      Etc.

          b.      Praise and thank Him for His blessings and answered prayer.

                    i.      Salvation

                    ii.      Health

                    iii.      Finances

                    iv.      Guidance

                    v.      Strength

                    vi.      Etc.

2.      Embrace a time of repentance, confession and yielding to Christ’s lordship. 

          a.      Ask God to search your heart and reveal any hidden sin.

          b.      Ask God, “Is there anything wrong in my life?  Is there anything I need to change?”

3.      Spend a few moments interceding for Kingdom issues.

          a.      Pray for the salvation of lost people

          b.      Pray for spiritual growth in your family

          c.       Pray for your church and pastor

          d.      Pray for Powell Terrace Food Pantry

          e.      Pray for our missionaries and other ministries

4.      Spend a few moments praying for personal and family needs (petition/supplication).

          a.      Pray that God would protect you and your family.

                   i.      Protection from harm

                   ii.      Protection from evil

                   iii.      Protection from illness

          b.      Pray for the needs of you and your family

                    i.      Finances

                    ii.      Wisdom

                    iii.      Strength

                    iv.      Healing

                    v.      For Godly spouses

                    vi.      Etc.

5.      Be sure to listen to God by meditating on His word.

          a.      What is He telling you to do?

          b.      What steps do you need to take in order to be obedient to Him?