Sunday, July 23, 2006

The Bible says to pray for . . .

1. THE GOVERNMENT – 1 Timothy 2:1-2; Ezra 6:10; Jeremiah 29:7

2. YOUR PERSECUTORS, TERRORISTS – Matthew 5:44; Luke 23:33-34; Acts 7:60 (Remember Paul and Simon the Zealot were a terrorists).

3. HEALING OF THOSE PLAGUED BY DISEASE OR SIN – Disease: 1 Kings 13:6; Genesis 20:7; James 5:14-15; Acts 28:8; Sin: 1 Samuel 7:5; Deuteronomy 9:20

4. LABORERS TO EXTEND THE KINGDOM – Matthew 9:35-38

5. PEACE OF JERUSALEM – Psalm 122:6; Isaiah 33:20; Zechariah 9:10; 12:2-3

6. OTHER BELIEVERS – 1 Samuel 12:23; Colossians 1:9-12; 4:3-4; 1 Thessalonians 5:25; Romans 15:30. Examples: Epaphras - Colossians 4:12; Jesus - Luke 22:31-32