Lent Prayer Topic for Day #15

Did you miss this email when the usual 6:00 am rolled around today?  I’d like to say it was by design – because this prayer topic is to pray for the lonely – but I have to be honest and say I simply forgot my paper printout of the prayer calendar in my office, thought I had one...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #14

LCMS Outreach in all the World The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod trains missionaries to bring the Gospel to areas of the world that do not have the scriptures available to them.   Pray that God keep the missionaries and their families in His care.  Pray for continued provision...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #13

Sharing of the Gospel by the SBL Family. Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.”  The Lord of the harvest asks each of us to engage in His mission to share the good news of Jesus with others.   Pray that the Spirit open your eyes to see how He will use us...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #12

SBL Construction Project Workers and Families Today thank God for providing resources to make our new building a reality.  Ask Him to bless the continued progress to completion and the ministry opportunities it can provide.  Most of all, as workers face inclement weather and...
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Prayer Topic for the Second Sunday in Lent

Effort of the Right to Life Movement Those that cannot speak for themselves need our prayers.  Today, pray for the protection of the unborn and ask God to work in the heart of those who rule our country and set our laws to make abortion again illegal.   Today pray for mothers who...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #10

All Elected SBL Board Members God calls us to serve.  Thank God today for the SBL Board members that have stepped up to serve in leadership roles in the Church.  Pray for blessing in their efforts that collectively they lead us in our mission to disciple each generation to grow...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #9

Youths to Recognize Destructive Behavior Satan is at work in all of our lives.  Pray today, as Jesus instructed in His Lord’s Prayer, that God keep us from evil.  Specifically pray the Holy Spirit fill the hearts of our youth to recognize any destructive behavior in their lives...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #8

SBL Church Council to Share Jesus God provides us with leaders.  God calls us to pray for the leaders of the world, nation, local government and all those in authority over us.  Today we pray for those that God has called to lead our church.  Thank God for the members of our...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #7

This evening in worship you will hear a pastor preach God’s Word.  You will worship with a seminary student.  The sem student and the senior pastor – both were once just a student wondering whether and how the Lord was calling him into the ministry (for one it was...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #6

I remember when I was a kid my mother would talk about, when she couldn’t sleep at night, she would start praying for her seven children.  Before she could finish her prayers, so she would tell me, she would be sound asleep.  Fearing my older siblings had a much greater...
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