Loving Caring “CONNECTING WITH THE HEART” Listening


Southport Uniting Church                Let’s Pray Together       

Focus on Faith – Strength – Perseverance & Endurance

 “The God of all grace, who calls you to share his eternal glory in union with Jesus Christ will give you firmness, strength & a sure foundation.” 1 Peter 5:10


Wed 1 “For we are God’s fellow workers, you are God’s field, God’s building.”1 Corin.3:9. We lift our congregation in prayer, being church family, connected in God’s love. Amen

Thur 2 “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple & that God’s spirit lives in you.”1 Corin.3:16. Lord Jesus, may I never lose sight of your love to redeem & enable me.

Fri 3 “The wages of sin is death but the gift of God is Eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23. Gracious Jesus, write this on the banner of my heart as your disciple. Amen

Sat 4 “It is by grace you have been saved through faith…… the gift of God.” Eph.2:8. Ponder on your Christian journey giving thanks for God’s blessings and leading in your life. Amen

Sun 5 “For in the gospel, a righteousness from God is revealed; a righteousness that is by faith.” Rom.1:17a. Lord, grow our faith. Bless Rev Julie & our Church Council as they lead us.

Mon 6 “The righteous will live by faith.” Rom.1:17b. Father God, look upon our broken world with troubles, as we turn to you for healing, endurance, breakthroughs & solutions.

Tue 7 “He comforts us all in our troubles so that we can comfort others.” 2 Corin.1:4. Lord we pray for families who have lost loved ones or experienced trauma in recent events.

Wed 8 “The Spirit intercedes for the saints (believers) in accordance with God’s will.” Rom.8:27. Pray about God’s leading in your life with thanks for his daily presence with you.

Thur 9 “Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” 1 Corin.10:31. Be inspired by nature to be creative, thankful and appreciative of beauty and providence around us. Amen

Fri 10 “Serve one another in love.” Gal.5:13. Lord, bless all the willing helpers who organize & support others that ministry is continued in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Sat 11 “God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corin.9:7. We give thanks to God for incoming finances to support our church and pray for future needs to be met through new ideas.

Sun 12 “We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him.” Rom. 8:28. Loving God we come as individuals bringing our families midst the difficulties of life.

Mon 13  “Put on the full armour of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Eph.6:11. Lord Jesus, I pray against the spiritual forces of evil that confront us. Tues 14 “Stand firm with the belt of truth buckled around your waist.” Eph.6:14. Father God, give us a realistic look at Southport for future ministry, worship & mission here. Amen

Wed 15 “Take up the shield of faith with which you can extinguish all the arrows of the evil one.” Eph.6:16. Father God, guide us into the security of going forward with you in faith.

Thur 16 “Take the helmet of salvation & the sword of the spirit which is the word of God.”  Eph.6:17. Let us depend upon God’s strength in gratefulness to God’s gift of life to us.

Fri 17 “Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers & requests.” Eph.6:18. Loving Jesus enable the Holy Spirit to sustain our church Leaders, Elders & Carers. Amen

Sat 18 “As God’s chosen people, holy & dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness & patience.” Col.3:12. Father God, we pray for the elderly, sick, recovering, anxious, overworked, unemployed, financially struggling & the lonely.

Sun 19 “Bear with each other & forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another.” Coloss.3:13. May we look to support each other instead of criticizing. Amen

Mon 20 “Over all these virtues put on love which binds them all together in perfect unity.” Col.3:14. Lord hear our prayers for nursing home residents, caring staff & their families.

Tues 21 “God did not give us a spirit of timidity but a spirit of power, love & self discipline.” 2 Tim.1:7. Look at where God is disciplining you & pray with an open heart for guidance.

Wed  22  “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast.” 1 Corin.13:4.  Let us pray for family relationships in our community under strain & for more understanding.

Thur 23  “Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” 1 Cor.13:7 Lord, bless the children needing guidance, youth seeking work, individuals needing love.

Fri 24 “Now these 3 remain; faith, hope & love.” 1 Corin.13:13. Let us each one pray for our neighbours that we can show more love in outreach & support to them. In Christ, amen.

Sat 25  “Clothe yourselves in humility toward one another.” 1 Pet.5:5. We pray for stronger marriages & relationships, for inter faith & multicultural understanding, to grow in Jesus.

Sun 26 “Cast your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.” 1 Pet.5:7. We bring to God all who suffer from anxiety and their families, workplaces & churches who accept them. Amen

Mon 27 “Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial. He will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.” Js 1:12. Pray for perseverance in difficulties.

Tues 28 “Rejoice in the Lord always.” Phil.4:4. Write a prayer of thanks to God for his guidance & protection to you plus your praise for the joyfulness you have found in life.

Wed 29 “I can do everything through him who gives me strength.” Phil.4:13. Pray for your ministry here at S.U.C. & encouragement to try supporting in new ways & ventures. Amen.

Thur 30  “ In your hearts set apart Christ as Lord.” 1 Pet.3:15. Invite Christ into your day & pray to be committed to be his disciple, welcoming him into your daily life and walk. Amen

Fri 31 “May the Lord of peace himself, give you peace at all times & in every way.” Blessings