God's Great Goodness

God's Great Goodness

 

  • We ask that You will equip ________  for what they’re called to do, that You would work Your goodness through ________’s life in acts of faith with power; and that Jesus Christ would be glorified in ________’s life, according to Your grace. (1 Thess 1:11-12)
  • Thank You for Your great goodness!  Please guide _______ to walk in holy reverence of & trust in You, & we ask You to bestow Your goodness upon ________, as Your word says. (Psalms 31:19)

God is our Healer

God is our Healer
  • Father, may You be the Lord of _______’s life. We ask that they would diligently listen to and follow Your voice, and do what is right in Your sight, all of their days. May they keep Your commandments out of love for You and trust in You. As _______ looks to You, be their Lord who heals them, throughout their life. (Exodus 15:26)
  • Forgive all of _______’s iniquities, heal their diseases. Please break any generational sins or curses in their life and deliver _______ from anything spoken over them that is not of You! (Psalms 103:3)

Our God Leads

Our God Leads
  • Father, lead ________ along the righteous path all of the days of their life.  Help ________ to not stray off of Your path, and to have a heart sensitive to Your leading. (Psalms 23:3)
  • May Your goodness lead _______ to repentance quickly when they sin, and let _______ not despise correction knowing You correct those whom You love. (Romans 2:4)
  • Increase ______’s trust in You.  May _____ trust Your ability to move and work in their life, and trust Your vast love for them.  We ask that in big and little decisions, ________ would lean on You and inquire after Your will, rather than trusting what they think they “know.  Father, be faithful to direct their paths.  (Proverbs 3:5-6) 

Our God is Glorious

Our God is Glorious
  • Lord, may ______’s conduct reflect that they are set apart for Your glory. May ______ take their everyday, ordinary life- their sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life- and place it before You as an offering. (Romans 12:1 MSG)
  • Father, we ask that _______ wouldn’t strive to fit in to the things of this world, instead that they would seek You first and seek to renew their thinking and their mind through prayer and feasting on Your Word! (Romans 12:2)
  • May _______ not be arrogant, but walk in grace, humility, and confidence that You have gifted them with special gifts and abilities to use for Your glory. (Romans 12:3-6)

God is our Rock

God is our Rock
  • May _______ remember that You are their Rock, in which they should put their trust, the most high God, their Redeemer. (Psalms 78:35)
  • Direct ______ to call out to You in prayer, listen and be attentive to them, and deliver them quickly. Be _____’s Rock of refuge, a fortress of defense to save them. (Psalms 31:2)
  • Lead ______ and guide them, for Your name’s sake, great Father! (Psalms 31:3)
  • Deliver ______ from the things that would entrap them, set their feet on Your unshakeable path, and establish the steps of their life. (Psalms 40:2)

Shield

Shield
  • Father, be ______’s shield, their glory, even when facing trials or tribulations, and be the One who lifts their head. (Psalms 3:3)
  • Help ______ to walk in Your righteousness, bless them, and surround them with favor as with a shield. (Psalms 5:12)
  • Lord God, be ______’s sun and shield. Give them grace and glory in their life, and may they give You all praise. May ______ walk uprightly before You, and please be their provision. (Psalms 84:11)

Advocate

Advocate
  • Remind _______ that temptation is not sin. Give _______ spiritual fortitude to resist, even flee temptation when it presents itself. (Heb. 4:15)
  • We ask that _______ would know that they are Yours, and they would come boldly to You in prayer during times of need in their life. May they obtain mercy and grace, as Your Word promises. (Heb. 4:16)
  • May _______ love righteousness and abhor sin, understanding it’s cost. When ______ does sin, help them remember that Jesus is their Advocate, final payment was made, and may _______ run to You with confession & repentance, that their fellowship with You would never be interrupted for long. (1 Jn. 2:1-2)

Our God Sees

Our God Sees
  • May _____ be able to trust You implicitly and never despair, knowing that You see the big picture (outside time even)!   And may ______ be able to go forward with boldness, knowing that You see them, You hold the big picture, and You hold them. “For He looks to the ends of the earth, and sees under the whole heavens,” Job 28:24 
  • Please reveal Yourself to _____ as the One true God who sees them and cares about their situation. Meet _____ right where they are when they feel alone or desperate. (Genesis 16:13)

Wisdom

Wisdom
  • Heavenly Father, please give ______ godly wisdom, knowledge, and joy. Deliver them from the vanity of the world. (Ecclesiastes 2:26) 
  • May ______ praise You all of their days! May they rely on the wisdom and might You provide them. (Daniel 2:23)
  • Help ______ to surrender to You and walk in Your Spirit, Lord, that light and understanding and excellent wisdom would be found in them. (Daniel 5:14)

Ephesians 4

Ephesians 4
  • Help ______ to endeavor to always speak the truth in love. (Eph. 4:15)
  • Lead ______ to put off “old man” habits and conduct, and instead lead them to renew their mind in You, through prayer and the washing of Your Word. May ______ walk in the Your righteousness and holiness. (Eph.4:22-24)
  • May ______ put away lying and speak the truth. May they live with Your golden rule guiding their thoughts and actions. (Eph.4:25)

All Powerful

All Powerful
  • May __________ know that You have the power to deliver, no matter who, or what their foe is.  May they, with a humble confidence, know beyond a shadow of a doubt, that greater are You who is in them, that he who is in the world, coming against them.  (Exod. 13:3; 1 John 4:4)
  • Open _________’s eyes that they may see, not only the beauty of creation, but that it reflects Your power & glory.  (Psalms 19:1-4)
  • May _________’s understanding be illuminated, that they would know the hope of their calling in You, the riches of their inheritance as believers, and the greatness of Your power toward those who believe, by the working of Your mighty power. (Ephesians 1:17-19)

Absolute Truth

Absolute Truth
  • Father, may _____ know, in their innermost, the truth of Your Son’s teachings, and walk in the freedom from sin & shame that Your truth brings. (John 8:31-32)
  • Father, may_____ trust in You above any man.  Protect ________’s heart & mind and never let the actions of man shake ______’s faith in you.  (Romans 3:4)
  • Protect ______ from the lie that there is any way to God or heaven except through Jesus.  May _______ know Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the life with firm conviction & may it be walked out in abiding with Jesus all of the days of their life. (John 14:6, John 8:32)

Sanctification

Sanctification
  • Thank You that You have called _______ out of darkness into Your marvelous light; may they proclaim Your praises and walk in Your light, shunning dark things all of their days. (1 Peter 2:9)
  • Help ______ to make the choice daily  to put off their “old man,” their flesh, and instead to renew their spirit and mind that they might put on the “new man” which You have provided, that they may walk in true righteousness and holiness. (Eph 4:22-24)
  • Give ______ understanding and wisdom to understand Your beauty and holiness. Help _______ to follow You and equip them to walk in holiness in all of their conduct. (1 Peter 1:15-16)

God is our Comforter

God is our Comforter
  • Father, would You, the God of all patience and comfort grant _______ to be like-minded with fellow believers, according to Christ Jesus, so that You would be glorified. (Romans 15:5-6)
  • When adversaries come against _______, give them Your strength, mercy, help, and comfort. (Psalms 86:16-17)
  • When ______  goes through times of mourning, be their Comforter, Guide, and bless them in the midst. (Matthew 5:4)

Mercy

Mercy
  • Lord, be with _______ , all of their days, show them mercy, and give them favor even in the hard places of life. (Genesis 39:21)
  • Perfect that which concerns _______; because Your mercy is enduring, do not forsake the works of Your hands in _______’s life. (Psalms 138:8)
  • May ______’s life be pleasing to You. May they act justly, may they love mercy, and may _______ walk humbly with You, their God, all of their days. (Micah 6:8)

Justice

Justice
  • Help ________ to bind Your precepts to their heart and mind.  May ______ always have surety in their life, because Your Word is their foundation.  “The works of His hands are verity and justice; All His precepts are sure.” Psalms111:7  
  • Thank You for Your heart towards _________, that You desire to be gracious and extend mercy to ________.  Help ________ to comprehend Your heart towards them, and because of that, may _______be able to wait upon You when times are tough.  “Therefore the LORD will wait, that He may be gracious to you; And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the LORD is a God of justice; Blessed are all those who wait for Him.” Isaiah 30:18  

Trust

Trust
  • Based on Psalms 18:2- Be the firmest, surest part of ______’s life. May _______ trust You to be their fortress, deliverer, & strength in all situations. May ______ trust You to the uttermost and always come to You first. 
  • Based on Psalms 20:7- Although most will trust in the “horse” or “chariot” of their day, help _______ to always remember the name of the Lord their God and trust in You alone! 
  • Based on Psalms 31:1- Never let ________ be ashamed as they put their trust in You. Deliver ______ from temptation, folly, slander, ridicule, and every evil thing according to Your righteousness.

Peace

Peace
  • Based on Isaiah 48:18- May _______ pay attention to, and heed Your commands, that their “peace would be like a river, and their righteousness like waves of the sea.”  
  • Based on Numbers 6:26- Lord, turn Your face toward _______, and give them peace.
  • Based on Philippians 4:6- Deliver _______ from fear, insecurity, and chaotic restlessness.  May Your peace guard their heart and mind in Christ Jesus, as they forgo anxiousness and bring all things to You.