Prayer for the Church Family                                                                       January 4, 2014

Ephesians 3:14-19 

1st Prayer Petition – God’s Power would be Renewed In Us

Ephesians 3:14-15  For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. 

Ephesians 3:16  I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being… 

2nd Prayer Petition – God’s Love would be Realized In Us

Ephesians 3:17  So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.  And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love… 

Ephesians 3:18-19  {That you} may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, 19) and to know this love that surpasses knowledge…

3rd Prayer Petition – God’s Character would be Recreated In Us  

Ephesians 3:19   That you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

Ephesians 3:20-21   Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more  than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within      us,  21) to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all      generations, forever and ever!  Amen.

2 Corinthians 10:3-4   For though we live in the world, we do not wage     war as the world does.  4) The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world.  On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.