Loving heavenly Father, We come to you this hour asking for your blessing and help as we are gathered together. We pray for guidance in the matters at hand and ask that you would clearly show us how to conduct our work with a spirit of joy and enthusiasm. Give us the desire to find ways to excel in our work.
Begin the meeting . Open with a prayer of thanksgiving and praise. Guide the participants through your prayer list. Announce each prayer need and then allow about five minutes for people to take turns praying out loud.
Let us praise the name of the Lord together. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen. Mighty God, everything you do reveals your glory and majesty. Open our eyes to see what you are doing in our lives.
A prayer meeting is a group of lay people getting together for the purpose of prayer as a group. Prayer meetings are typically conducted outside regular services by one or more members of the clergy or other forms of religious leadership, but they may also be initiated by decision of non-leadership members as well.
The basic forms of prayer are adoration , contrition , thanksgiving and supplication, abbreviated as A.C.T.S. The Liturgy of the Hours, the seven canonical hours of the Catholic Church prayed at fixed prayer times, is recited daily by clergy, religious and devout believers.
Praising God and Giving Thanks. Address God by name. You might say , “Dear God,” “Our Heavenly Father,” “Jehovah,” or any other name you have for God. You can even pray to Jesus, if you like.
I praise you today and always, and I thank you for being God . I pray for you today, for the Nations, that your word will have free course in the nations of the world bringing sinners to your love and turning them into Christ Jesus in salvation. God , I pray Lord for my friends and loved ones.
With a new group , you may want to pray out loud yourself and have the rest of the group members pray with you silently. You can ask one or more of the group members, in private, if they would be willing to lead the prayer . You can also go into the group prayer time letting anyone pray out loud if they want.
I hope they will encourage you to make 2021 a year of prayer . Know to whom you are speaking. Thank him. Ask for God’s will. Say what you need. Ask for forgiveness. Pray with a friend. Pray the Word. Memorize Scripture.
Steps to Start a Prayer Line Enlist listeners for your prayer line . Set up a free conferencing account to host your prayer line with up to 1000 people at a time. Pick a subject or topic to talk about on your prayer line in advance. Let your participants know that your prayer line is ready to go!
Thank You, Lord, because those who come to You shall not hunger, and those who believe in You will never thirst. Thank You for satisfying our hunger and quenching our thirst! Because of You, we are made whole, because of Your sacrifice we are free! Precious Lamb, we do not take what You did for us for granted, Amen.
Here are some things to keep in mind when praying out loud: Pray to God, not to Other People. Don’t worry about being eloquent, poetic, or well spoken. “We and Us” not “I and Me” Pray to the Occasion. State the Obvious. Ask God to Help. Patterns of Prayer . Adoration: Tell God how much you love Him and why. Practice.
Here are some suggestions that you can try to open up your prayer life and enjoy it more. 1- Prayer Journaling or Drawing. It might be hard for you to stay focused when you’re kneeling at your bedside in a warm and quiet room. 2-Adopt-A- Prayer . 3- Prayer Singing. 4- Praying While You Exercise.
Heavenly Father, As we come to the end of our time together we thank you for what has been accomplished here today. May the matters discussed serve as a catalyst to move us forward and cause us to advance and see growth in all areas of our lives.