Thu. Mar 4th, 2021

Focused Prayer: Characteristics of a Christian
Brenda Hudson

Week 1 – How We Treat Others
In The Name Of Jesus Christ We Pray …
· Remind us that the way we treat others portrays our Christian values to others.
· Help us to show tender-heartedness to one another.
· You are a merciful God; may we show that same mercy to others.
· Remove the bitterness in our hearts that cause us to not forgive others.
· You are a merciful God; may we show that same mercy to others.
· Allow us to demonstrate to the world that integrity is important in our Christian walk.
· Gossip tears down people; we will not allow ourselves to engage in hearsay.

Week 2 – The Condition Of Your Heart
In The Name Of Jesus Christ We Pray …
· Allow Your Word to reveal Your nature to us.
· May we not be deceived by Satan’s alternative attractions.
· Remove the hardness of my heart and cultivate a right spirit within me.
· Reveal the true condition of our heart and give us the desire to allow You to change us.
· Give us a heart of thanksgiving.
· Let the Words of Christ live in our hearts.
· Let our worship be genuine and true; give us a heart of worship.

Week 3 – Your Relationship With God
In The Name Of Jesus Christ We Pray …
· Remove the intimidation that causes us to weaken our testimony for Christ.
· You long to be with us – put a desire in our hearts to want to be with You.
· Our hearts are fully committed to You, strengthen us in our time of need.
· Our loyalty is to You, remove those things from our life that draw us away from You.
· You gave Your life that all may be saved; may all come to know your saving grace.
· Teach us to love the way You loved – willing to give freely to the point of self-sacrifice.
· May we truly seek after those things in life that really matter.

Week 4 – Transformation
In The Name Of Jesus Christ We Pray …
· Open our spiritual eyes to understand the riches of Your Glory.
· Transform me into a new person by changing the way I think.
· Humble our spirits and give us a repenting heart.
· Remove the pride that keeps us from seeing ourselves as You see us.
· May our heart be filled with a spirit of jubilation, singing songs of praise to You.
· Our minds are fixed on thee; keep us in perfect peace.
· Let our actions reflect God’s values and not the world’s values.

Week 5 – The Power Within
In The Name Of Jesus Christ We Pray …
· Allow Your Word to reveal our sinful nature.
· Train our hearts to hear Your Words so that we will not hesitate to take action.
· Stir up the power within us to conquer all sin.
· Discipline us to resist the temptation that so easily causes us to fall.
· Give us the desire to obey You and the power to do what pleases You.
· Baptize your people with the Holy Ghost and with fire.
· Give us tongues of fire to preach, teach, and witness the Good News.

The above article, “Focused Prayer: Characteristics of a Christian” was written by Brenda Hudson. The article was excerpted from www.worldnetworkofprayer.com.

The material is copyrighted and should not be reprinted under any other name or author. However, this material may be freely used for personal study or research purposes.

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