Prayer Idea 7/19/19

Pray that our church, Calvary Baptist, will encourage one another in trusting Almighty God and our thankfulness for all that He is doing.

"Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him." Colossians 3:16-17

Prayer Idea 7/17/19

Pray that the new pastor for Calvary Baptist will guard the truth which has been entrusted and reverence it.

"Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus. Guard through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us, the treasure which has been entrusted to you."
2 Timothy 1:13-14

Prayer Idea 7/15/19

We thank You Lord that, as believers in Jesus Christ, our roots are deep in Him and we are becoming stronger in our faith every day.

"Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude." Colossians 2:6-7

Prayer Idea 7/12/19

Give thanks to the Father for calling the person He has chosen to shepherd our church. Pray the new pastor is attentive to the calling of God and is obedient to His call.

"So the Lord called Samuel again for the third time. And he arose and went to Eli and said, 'Here I am, for you called me.' Then Eli discerned that the Lord was calling the boy. And Eli said to Samuel, 'Go lie down, and it shall be if He calls you, that you shall say, 'Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.' So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Then the Lord came and stood and called as at other times. 'Samuel! Samuel!' And Samuel said, 'Speak, for Your servant is listening.'" I Samuel 3:8-10

Prayer Idea 7/10/19

Pray for each member of the Pulpit Committee to have an overwhelming sense of God's presence and guidance as they work through the steps of the pastor search process.

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9

Prayer Idea 7/9/19

Pray for all the members of Calvary Baptist to abide in Christ, remaining close to Him, and to produce much fruit that glorifies the Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ, during this interim period.

"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me. I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing." -John 15:4-5

Prayer Idea 7/8/19

July 8, 2019

Pray for the pulpit committee and the Calvary church family to trust the Lord with our whole hearts and minds while we search for a new pastor in the coming months.

"Trust in the Lord all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. Acknowledge the Lord in all your ways and He will direct your paths." Proverbs 3:5-6