Scriptural Prayers For Pastors And Leaders.
God does not just call men into the ministry as leaders without a plan to make them grow in the ministry. It is in the plan of God to make us grow ministerially even beyond our imagination but before that can happen, every minister or leader is expected to live up to the standard of his or her calling and to keep his or her focus on Jesus Christ and press toward the mark of his or her calling. Philippians 3:14 “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus”
The Ministry does not just grow without an effort, below is the list of things needed to be done to experience ministerial growth and enlargement.
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Criterions For Ministers/Leaders.
- Prayer: This is the method through which we communicate with God. A minister of God must inculcate the habit of persistent communication with God to experience ministerial growth.
- Faith: This is required of every minister of God before they can access and experience any dimension of growth in their ministry.
- Diligence to Calling: As a minister of God, one important and vital thing to be done is to first identify the kind of calling and his area of calling and to be diligent in it. “2 Peter 1:10”
- Obedience to the Will of God: One primary aim of a minister/pastor/leader is obedience to the Will of God because this is the bedrock and foundation of his or her relationship with God.
- Evangelism: This is the great commission given to all ministers/pastors/leaders, hence for a ministry to experience growth then her main focus must be evangelism. The minister must possess the passion for lost souls and win then for Christ. “Mark 16:15”
Scriptural Prayers For Pastors And Leaders.
- Psalm 92:1 “IT IS A GOOD THING TO GIVE THANKS UNTO THE LORD, AND TO SING PRAISES UNTO THY NAME, O MOST HIGH”
My Father, I thank you for the opportunity and privilege to see another beautiful day.
- Psalm 32:8 “I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye”
My Father, I thank for your guidance and protection upon my life in Jesus name
- My Father, I thank you for your provision in every area of my life in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, in your power and might bless me as a pastor/leader and expand my ministry in Jesus name.
1 Chronicles 4:10 “And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested”
- My Father, make my ministry a worldwide ministry in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, by your fire dry up every Arrow of stagnation short into my ministry in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, silence every evil voice speaking against my ministry in Jesus name.
- My Father, by your power, put an abrupt end to the activities of the wicked against my ministry in Jesus name.
- My Father, raise helpers that will help me in ministry for me in Jesus name.
- Psalm 20:2 “Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion”
God, send me your great help from above to help and strengthen me in all areas of my ministry in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, I cancel every power of stunted growth in my life as a minister or pastor in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, baptize my life, destiny and ministry with your renewal and revival fire in Jesus name.
- My Father announced my ministry for the world in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, you powers behind constant delay in my ministry, submit your powers right now in Jesus name.
- My Father, baptise my ministry with the anointing of great speed to run and overtake like Elijah in Jesus name.
- My Father, cause the seeds have sown in the lives of people and my ministry to bring forth fruits speedily in Jesus name.
Psalm 126:6 “He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him”
- Oh Lord, by your power burst open all doors of favour closed against my life, destiny and ministry in Jesus name.
- God, by your power I call on the angelic presence to help me in my ministry in Jesus name.
- God, bless me with the assurance of your power and favour in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, cause your angels to announce me as a great minister/pastor/leader in the four angles of the earth in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, every satanic embargo placed on my ministry is hereby removed in Jesus name.
- My Father, by your power I terminate every Arrow of poverty shot into my ministry in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, give me a voice and make me a voice in my generation in Jesus name.
- My Father revealed to me everything I need to know to move my ministry forward in Jesus name.
- My Father, help me to always take the right steps and make the right decisions in my ministry in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, locate my life, destiny and ministry with your miracle, signs and wonders in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, send fire into the camp of the evil ones fighting against my ministry in Jesus name.
- My Father, demolish every plan of the wicked to demote me ministerially in Jesus name.
- Exodus 31:3 “And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship”
My Father, release upon me the wisdom and knowledge for my ministerial enlargement and advancement in Jesus name.
- Oh Lord, expose and disgrace every satanic forces and powers planning to take over my life and ministry as a pastor/leader in Jesus name.