Monthly Prayer Sheet
PRAYER POINTS – MAY 2020
Fri 1 “I may be very little in the eyes of the world, but I am valuable in the eyes of the One who made the world” (Alistair Begg); praise God that this includes you.
Sat 2 Six places to go during coronavirus lockdown:
(1) Visit a castle: Proverbs 18 v 10.
Sun 3 (2) Visit a palace: Hebrews 4 v 16.
Mon 4 (3) Go up a mountain: Psalm 43 v 3.
Tues 5 (4) Get your eyes checked: Ephesians 1 v 18.
Wed 6 (5) Update your wardrobe: Colossians 3 v 12.
Thurs 7 (6) Book a counselling session: Matthew 11 v 28.
Fri 8 There are more than 30 million refugees in the world (more than half of them under 18). Pray for these people, loved by God and living in great difficulty and deprivation.
Sat 9 “Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me?” (Psalm 43 v 5): remind yourself that God is your never-failing source of hope.
Sun 10 “Put your hope in God” (Psalm 43 v 5): do this now, again, in prayer.
Mon 11 “For I will yet praise him, my saviour and my God” (Psalm 43 v 5): praise him for all that he means to you.
Tues 12 Where is God when life hurts? “He is in you, the one
hurting, not in it, the thing that hurts” (Paul Brand).
Wed 13 Thank God you have enough to eat. Pray for those who
Thurs 14 Thank God for your home. Pray for those who are
Fri 15 Thank God for money to live on. Pray for those in
Sat 16 Thank God for his care for you. Pray for someone who
does not yet know him.
Sun 17 “When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And
when life is bitter, say thank you and grow” (Shauna
Mon 18 Pray for people who are losing hope.
Tues 19 Pray for increased understanding of your identity in
Wed 20 Pray for patience to wait for God’s answers.
Thurs 21 Pray for God’s promised help in your struggles.
Fri 22 Pray for people who are bereaved.
Sat 23 Eight reasons to be cheerful (even in lockdown):
(1) God alone is God: 1 Samuel 2 v 2.
Sun 24 (2) God never lets us down; 1 Kings 8 v 23.
Mon 25 (3) God deserves all praise: Nehemiah 9 v 5 & 6.
Tues 26 (4) God is unfailingly good: Psalm 33 v 4 & 5.
Wed 27 (5) We belong to God: Psalm 95 v 6 & 7.
Thurs 28 (6) God knows all things. We don’t: 1 Corinthians 1 v 25.
Fri 29 (7) God can do anything: Luke 1 v 37.
Sat 30 (8) God is our life: 1 John 5 v 20.
Sun 31 “There are times when I need to affirm my faith in God,
whatever the weather or circumstances, regardless of my
emotions. Even if the landscape seems bare and
uninteresting and he seems to be nowhere on the
horizon, I can declare my trust in him” (Jeff Lucas).
WORSHIPPING JESUS – FOLLOWING JESUS – SHARING JESUS