First Baptist Church Naples Prayer Ministry
Scripture prayers: Be merciful to [us], O God, be merciful to [us], for in you [our souls take] refuge; in the shadow of your wings [we] will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by. Psalm 57:1 (ESV)
May the God of hope fill [us] with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit [we] may abound in hope. Romans 15:13 (ESV)
First Baptist Church Naples:
- Pray for the new Romanian mission Pastor Cristian and his family as they settle into Naples and for their transition to Grace Romanian Baptist Church.
- Please pray for God’s direction and prepared hearts for:
- Kingdom Missions Conference, Jan 27-28th
- Prayer Ministry Meeting, Feb 11th
- Love Naples Day (outreach to our community), Feb 17th
Our Mission Partners:
- Please pray for Heath's while traveling (safety and health).
- PRC: PRAISE: They had their first baby born in 2018 recently and one young mother made a profession of faith!
- Calvary Church: Pray that God will use Calvary Church to bring revival in their community.
- GAiN: Pray for all of the details of installing the 1000th well in Benin to go smoothly. Pray that God will speak through Monique's to her people during her presentation this Thursday. Pray for the safety of a GAiN staff member in Iraq. Pray for the safety of partners in Damascus. Pray for the recruitment of leaders in Lebanon.
- BIG LIFE: Pray for the Lord to open doors into refugee communities in Jordan. Pray the safety of Yousaf in Pakistan as he shares the gospel.
- NAMB: Pray for the challenge from the NAMB to all believers to engage in 1 million Gospel conversations in 2018.
Watching and Praying for First Baptist Church Naples
As you pray for the Worship services and Bible & Life Groups, this acrostic may be helpful in praying for BLESSING:
B Bible studies in BLGs and Men’s and Women’s Ministries
L Lost that they might be convicted, saved and baptized
E Encouragement of the saints and opportunities to engage with others in ministry
S Sermons by the Pastor
B Bible exposition and clarification
D Delivery and communication as God leads.
E Edifying the saved and Enlightening the lost to the gospel
S Singing and worship
I Invasion of the Spirit and Insight into God’s activity in our midst
G Glory to God
Prayer Before and During the Services
- Purity of Heart and Readiness of praying: “If I regard sin in my heart, He will not hear me” (Ps 66:18)
- Sincere and Genuine Worship
- Prepare to hear God with a clear mind and open heart
- Spiritual warfare against Satan’s interference or attack
- Willingness of all who hear to respond as the Holy Spirit leads, including outwardly responding by walking down the aisle to make a decision, to seek additional direction or counsel (Matt 13:4)
During the week seek to pray unitedly with others in the Prayer Ministry:
Sat/Sunday Seeking the Lord in Worship services and
Monday Money - Praying for: the budget, FBA scholarships, building program, economy, jobs, missions.
Tuesday Transforming America in prayer for revival, for the President and his cabinet and other elected officials. Pray for other issues as the Lord leads: abortion, marriages, national defense, racial reconciliation, etc.
Wednesday Workers in ministry and various ministries.
Thursday Telling the lost. Praying specifically for the unsaved, as well as for missions and missionaries.
Friday Family – Praying for your family.