Colin Adams, at Unashamed Workman, gives a great list of things you can pray for your pastor’s preaching this year:
- For _________ to love God’s Word and have a desire to meditate on it continually (Psalm 119: 97)
- For _________ to preach nothing but Christ and Him crucified (1 Cor 2:2)
- For _________to proclaim God’s Word with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power (1 Cor 2:4-5)
- For _________ to comprehend the realities of God’s presence; the appearing and judgement of Christ Jesus, and in that light ‘preach the Word.’ (2 Tim 4:1-1)
- For _________ to patiently and carefully correct, rebuke and encourage via the instrument of the Word of God, whatever the hostile climate to sound doctrine (2 Tim 4:2-3)
- For _________ to boldly proclaim the gospel (Eph 6:19-20)
- For _________ to be filled with the Holy Spirit (Eph 5:18)
- For _________ to be clear in his proclamation (Col. 4:3-4).
- For _________ to prepare God’s people for works of service through the teaching of the Scriptures (Eph 4:11ff)
- For_________ to see some fruit for their preaching and teaching: some becoming wise unto salvation by the Scriptures (2 Tim 3:15), others being sanctified by the truth (John 17:17)
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This is a great 10 pointer Tony.
Its probably fair to say we dont pray for our leaders as we should.
And I think many would not know where to start.
But you have given us a good list to bookmark and refer to from time to time.