Week of Nov 23-28, 2020 (Text Only)
Monday, 11/23 – Core Value #4: Community
Scripture – from Philippians 2:1-4
Prayer – Father, we make Your joy complete each time we consider our neighbor as more important than ourselves. You have demonstrated this kind of unity in the blessed Trinity. Although You are diverse in personality, You are one in essence. May we enjoy unity in diversity as a community of faith. Amen
Tuesday, 11/24 – Eternal Peace
Scripture – “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7
Prayer -Abba Father, in these Covid-days, please help us to keep our attention locked on You, so that the peace You give will guard our hearts and minds. And, Lord, please help us to walk in-Christ so people will see Your peace and the Gospel lived out in us. Amen.
Wednesday, 11/25 – A Lasting Love
Scripture – “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his faithful love endures forever.” Psalm 107:1
Prayer – Lord, thank You for your steadfast, overwhelming and faithful love for us. The psalmist in Psalm 107:1 tells us that kind of love endures forever, even for eternity. We pray our thanksgiving will honor Your faithful love as we share that Good News with a lost and hurting world. Amen.
Thursday, 11/26 – Worshiping God with Thanksgiving
Scripture – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. Therefore my heart celebrates, and I give thanks to him with my song.” Psalm 28:7
Prayer – Lord, as we gather together on Thanksgiving today, we praise You because You are our Strength, our Help, our Protector, and our Comfort. We trust You daily for all our needs. We especially thank You for our families and friends. Help us to expand our friendships as we share the Gospel. Amen.
Friday, 11/27 – A Heart of Generosity
Scripture – “You will be enriched in every way for all generosity, which produces thanksgiving to God through us.” 2 Corinthians 9:11
Prayer – Father, as we thank You for the many blessings you have given us, we pray our thankfulness to you will encourage us to be generous. We pray our generosity will overflow from how we have been blessed, into the lives of others. Lord, help us to be generous and thankful by giving to those in need and sharing the Gospel with them. Amen.
Saturday, 11/28 – A Prayerful Heart
Scripture – “Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving.” Colossians 4:2
Prayer – Oh Lord, ignite in our hearts a desire to run to You in prayer often. And, strengthen our devotion to pray with thanksgiving. You are Good and Gracious! You grant us incredible access to your heart through prayer. As Your children, we are grateful for Your amazing love which allows us to run to You often in petition and thanksgiving. Amen.
How do you Prayer Walk?
Prayer walking is something you can do individually or as a family. It’s really simple and a great way to teach your children how to pray and show compassion for your neighbors. Start at your home and begin walking around your neighborhood.
1. You can stop at each house if you would like and pray for those who live in the house.
2. You could also pray for an entire street as you walk by each house praying specifically for those things listed below.
You can pray for these things while on your walk:
1. For you to have an opportunity to meet them, if you don’t know them, and to become good friends with them.
2. For them to be protected from the Coronavirus.
3. If they have children, pray for them and for their parents as they continue school at home.
4. Pray for their salvation. You can pray for them to come to know Christ if they don’t know Him as their Savior and/or pray for them to grow in their faith during this pandemic.
You can also leave them a note letting them know that you care for them and prayed for them while on your walk. (Please don’t put the note in their mailbox. That’s a crime!)
We’ve designed a little note for you to download and print at your home. There’s a place for you to write a note to them if you would like. It also lets them know how they can specifically ask for prayer if they so desire, by clicking and downloading here: SV Prayer Cards.
While you’re out prayer walking, snap a pic and share it with us by sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to pray for you and your neighborhood!