Prayer Tuesday

Father I confess that I have let my own over sensitive self be wounded and have reacted with pettiness when my brothers and sisters in Christ have treated me as I felt I deserved. I know Jesus was treated so rudely and shamefully by those he created and so I shouldn’t be surprised when things don’t always go well for me. But my heavenly Father, please help me to know when to challenge those who wound me with a loving confrontation and when to just ignore the barb and find a way to minister to them because of some deeper wound has crippled them in their life. Father, let me be an instrument of your peace, harmony, grace, and unity. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

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Prayer Tuesday

We all sometimes tend to do everything ourselves, especially when you think you know it all. Sometimes you think having idea, drawing a plan and executing it, it’s all by your hard work. Let us change our mindset and send this prayer to heaven.

Prayer:

Thank you my Father in heaven, that my life and my future are in your hands. Forgive me for the times that my plans are too full of myself and not consciously dependent upon you. Thank you for rescuing me from the messes I have made because of my failed plans built around my own foolish arrogance. Dear Father, I gladly place my plans, my life, and my future in submission to your will. In Jesus name I pray. Amen!


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Prayer Tuesday

Father, God and sovereign Lord of all creation, thank you for your incredible love for me.

 While I know I don’t deserve your overwhelming and generous Grace, I rejoice in it. While I know my best attempts at honouring you fall short, thank you for promising to welcome me into your presence, care for me, and comfort me when I come home to you. Your love, O! Lord, is beyond my comprehension and exhausts my appreciation while filling my heart with wonder and praise. In Jesus name .. Amen!!!

Prayer Tuesday: Against Arrogance And Superiority


Loving shepherd, I know you have been a wise and loving father to me. Help me share the care that you have lavished on me with the person who most needs of today. Please protect me from arrogance and feelings of superiority, and gently humble me in the ways that make me a more useful tool in your hands. In Jesus name I pray. Amen!!! 

It’s a serious prayer that needs to be checked in our daily lives. I do it sometimes unknowingly, feeling superior to others. Thank God I don’t wear that coat anymore. Whenever I drift to that arrogant character, the Holy Spirit draws me back. 

Let’s be humble and also share the same care you receive from our heavenly father to others to benefit. 


Prayer Tuesday: 12 Powerful Prayers From Paul: Repost

by Kelly Balarie

Sometimes praying feels like throwing darts – with your eyes closed. You hurl some words heavenward and wonder if you’ve hit the bulls-eye of progress. You hope something sticks.

Lately, I’ve been thinking, I don’t want my words to just touch heaven, but I want them to move heaven’s power on my behalf. I want to pray knowing, all I am – needs all of Him . I want – what I throw up, to fall back down with such strength – God’s fingerprints, clearly, handled my every word. Even more, I want the Lord’s will to fall on earth, not because I am good (far from it), but because He is good, all good. And, more than enough.

What would happen if we prayed like Paul? God got me asking this question. So, I searched every prayer Paul prayed (below) to find the essence of God’s power held within his words. What I found were 12 categories of prayer. I hope they bless you as much as they did me!

1. God, I thank you for others.

I ask you to fill them, and myself, with knowledge of your will, with wisdom and understanding. Even more, may I pursue others with love, through prayer, while building unity.

I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” – (Philippians 1:3–6)

First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. God, whom I serve with my whole heart in preaching the gospel of his Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you in my prayers at all times; and I pray that now at last by God’s will the way may be opened for me to come to you.” – (Romans 1:8–10)

2. God, may others be saved.

May they understand the fullness of your love.

“Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.” – (Romans 10:1)

I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ. Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints.” – (Philemon 5–7)

3. May your name be glorified.

May my life, and the lives of those around me, be filled to the measure of the fullness of God (through love, hope, power, strength, faith, grace and mercy).

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. – (Romans 12:12)

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. – (Phil. 4:6-7)

May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones. – (1 Thess. 3:13)

4. Encourage our hearts, Lord God.

May the power of Jesus Christ continually fill with joy, grace, peace and hope, through the Holy Spirit.

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. – (Romans 15:13)

The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you. – (1 Corinthians 16:23)

We have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding. And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light. For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. – (Colossians 1:9–14)

5. May our hearts be in continual prayer.

May you open doors to our messages. May we proclaim Jesus. May we refresh others. May the mysteries of Lord Jesus Christ be open as we fearlessly convey the gospel.

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. – (Colossians 4:2-4)

I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. Pray that I may be rescued from the unbelievers in Judea and that my service in Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints there, so that by God’s will I may come to you with joy and together with you be refreshed. The God of peace be with you all. Amen. – (Romans 15:30-33)

Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. – (Ephesians 6:19-20)

6. God, praise be to your name for all your goodness.

All goodness is you. We praise you for who you are, what you do and how you’ve blessed us with a new standing in Christ Jesus.

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God. For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort overflows. If we are distressed, it is for your comfort and salvation; if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which produces in you patient endurance of the same sufferings we suffer. And our hope for you is firm, because we know that just as you share in our sufferings, so also you share in our comfort.” – (2 Corinthians 1:3-7)

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will—to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding. . . .” – (Ephesians 1:3)

7. We offer all thanks to you, God.

You do all things, You bring life and You deliver hope. Thank you for enriching us, keeping us and equipping us with spiritual blessings. We lack nothing. We praise you.

But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of him. For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing. To the one we are the smell of death; to the other, the fragrance of life. And who is equal to such a task?” – (2 Corinthians 2:14-16)

“I always thank God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. For in him you have been enriched in every way— in all your speaking and in all your knowledge—because our testimony about Christ was confirmed in you. Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed. He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful.” – (1 Corinthians 1:4-9)

8. God, may you heal us.

If we do not see healing, please speak your truth into our heart. May we know that all you give is more than enough and that, in us, you are still working.

Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take (thorn in flesh) away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” – (2 Cor. 12: 8-9)

9. Father, may holiness and love thrive.

Sanctify us more and more.

“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God.” – (Philippians 1:9–11)

“Now we pray to God that you will not do anything wrong. Not that people will see that we have stood the test but that you will do what is right even though we may seem to have failed. For we cannot do anything against the truth, but only for the truth. We are glad whenever we are weak but you are strong; and our prayer is for your perfection.” – (2 Corinthians 13:7–9)

10. God, may grace abound in me, to me and through me.

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers. – (Galatians 6:18)

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen. – (Philippians 4:23)

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. – (1 Thessalonians 5:28)

The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you. –  (2 Timothy 4:22)

Grace be with you all. – (Titus 3:15)

11. May you protect me and those I love.

Strengthen us too.

And pray that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men, for not everyone has faith. But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one. We have confidence in the Lord that you are doing and will continue to do the things we command. May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.” – (2 Thessalonians 3:2–5)

12. God, again, we cry, thank you, Father.

Thank you for blessing us with the ability to serve you.

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me faithful, appointing me to his service.” – (1 Timothy 1:12)

*Editor’s Note: The following is adapted from 12 Power-Prayers: Sourced from Paul’s Prayers by Kelly Balarie. To read the original article

Kelly Balarie, often called a “Cheerleader of Faith”, encourages other to live with passion and purpose. While Kelly has suffere d through various mental, physical and financial trials, she has found God’s unique plan in these dark places.

Prayer Tuesday: Week of Thanks


Gracious Father, you have blessed me in so many ways! Today, however, I’m especially aware of the many incredible ways you have blessed me through other people. I want to thank you for the following wonderful Christian people you have placed in my life (My family, friends, colleagues, and co.). Please guard and strengthen them and use them to bless others as they have blessed me. In Jesus name I pray. Amen!!! 

Prayer Tuesday: Thanks

Most precious and Holy Father, all I can say to your marvelous grace is thank you!  

Please while these words are woefully inadequate, they are genuine. Dear Father, I look forward to showing you through the rest of my life how much I appreciate all that you have done for me. In Jesus name I pray. Amen!! 

Prayer Tuesday: Against Failed Plans

Thank you Father, that my life and my future are in your hands.

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 Forgive me for the times that my plans are too full of myself and not consciously dependent upon you. Thank you for rescuing me from the messes I have made because of my failed plans built around my own foolish arrogance. I gladly place my plans, my life, and my future in submission to your will. In Jesus name. Amen!!! 

Prayer Tuesday: The Character Of Christ

Tuesday prayers is me devoting a day to pray to my Father in heaven. Am sharing this an opportunity to those interested in taking part in it. 

Prayer:

Holy Father, thank you for making your character known both in Scripture and in human flesh through Jesus. Through your Holy Spirit, I ask that you form in me the character of Christ so that others may see Jesus in my example and live for Him. In the precious name of the saviour Jesus I pray Amen! 

Prayer Tuesday

Almighty and righteous Father, thank you so much for the gift of song. Thank you for lyricists that capture the mood of our hearts and the word of your grace and help move others closer to faith. Please bless all those involved in bringing Christian songs to the public and making your word more understandable to the masses. 

Empower singing in your church, and help us to sing of your salvation in ways that reach all people’s on the earth. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.