Summary: An easy to remember alphabet list of helpful pray points.
Alphabetic Prayer Guideposts
Praying at all times in the Spirit. And with this in mind be on the alert with all prayer and petition for all the saints. (Eph. 6:18)
The following is a helpful list of points to pray for other believers. May the Lord help you use these on a regular basis to enhance, empower and enable other believers to grow in all aspects in Christ and bear fruit as they increase in their ability to fulfill God’s will in greater quality and quantity.
"Brethren, pray for us." (I Thes. 5:25)
Be willing to ask others to pray these things for you. If people want to know how they can really help you give them this list:
A - Assistance: Ask God for His assistance, empowering and directing in fulfilling His will so that the person will operate under the Biblical obedience and the Spirit’s control.
B - Boldness: Pray that the person speaks the word of God with boldness, confidence and articulative effectiveness.
C - Comfort: Ask God for comfort when one is discouraged, broken-hearted or stressed out. Pray that the Lord will help them trust and obey regardless of the opposition.
D - Direction: Ask the Lord that the person will sense God’s specific direction in activities, ministries and relationships.
E. Encouragement: Ask God to send someone or something to the person to allow the person to be a blessing to many. Trust God for the renewing of the joy of the Lord as their strength.
F. - Family: Pray that the person will guide their family in the way of God’s word, will and way.
G. Glory to God: Pray that the person will live each day to glorify God and obey His will.
H. Humility: Ask God that the person will develop a godly sense of humility and reject pride.
I. Insight: Ask God that the person will see people and things from God’s perspective.
J. Joy: Pray that the person will be full of joy from the Lord in all situations.
K. Knowledge: Pray that the person will desire a knowledge of God’s word and want to apply it wholeheartedly and with obedience.
L. Love: Ask God that the person will labor out of godly motives, not to please other people or live hampered by the fear of men.
M. Motivation: Pray that the person will be a vessel of God’s love to others.
N. Needs: Pray that the person will find all their needs met according to the riches found in Christ.
O. Open Doors: Pray that the person will find opportunities to fulfill God’s purpose for their life.
P. Prayer Partners: Pray that the person will find a prayer partner(s)who will regularly intercede with them. Trust God for a community of believes for them to fellowship with and be accountable to.
Q. Quiet Time: Pray that nothing will keep the person from experiencing personal renewal and maturity in all dimensions of life in their Biblical devotions and prayer time.
R. Revival: Ask God to work in the person’s life so they may experience spiritual revival in all things and at all times.
S. Servanthood: Pray that the person will do their work with a servant’s spirit as Christ came not be served but to serve and to give His life a ransom for many.
T. Thankful heart: Ask God to give the person a thankful heart, even in difficult situations. Pray that the individual would see the positive instead of the negatives.
U. Unsaved: Pray that the unsaved will develop a hunger and thirst for Jesus Christ. Trust God to use people to bring many to Christ and see that many new churches are planted in unreached areas of the world.
V. Victory: Pray that the person will know victory over temptations, opposition and adversity.
W. Weariness: Pray that the person will not get bogged down in having too much to do and will remember the promises of God for strength, courage and help in times of trouble.
X. X-Ray Perception: Ask God that the person will grow in discernment, wisdom and insight into His will. Pray for the ability to analyze without being critical or judgmental.
Y. Yieldedness: Pray that the person will be completely yielded to Christ and be willing to die to self. Trust God to help this person take up their cross and relinquish all of their rights to Christ.
Z. Zeal: Pray that the person will have renewed zeal to share Christ, love people and complete the great commission for the great glory and expansion of His kingdom and righteousness.
Song:’Tis the blessèd hour of prayer, when our hearts lowly bend,
And we gather to Jesus, our Savior and Friend;
If we come to Him in faith, His protection to share,
What a balm for the weary, O how sweet to be there!