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Weekly Prayer Guide

  • Thank God for provision for today and faithfulness that will endure
  • Thank God for and pray for the protection of all ‘essential workers’ and those in vulnerable populations.
  • Ask God for city-wide, nation-wide, and world-wide repentance.
  • Ask God for each of us to be strengthened to pray, connect, and serve each other with wisdom.
  • Ask God for Healing for those infected with COVID-19
  • Pray for wisdom for our governing officials to rule wisely for the public good

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  • March

  • March 8-15

    Adoration
    Isaiah 42:10 Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise from the end of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that fills it, the coastlands and their inhabitants.

    Confession
    Psalm 40:12 For evils have encompassed me beyond number; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I cannot see; they are more than the hairs of my head; my heart fails me.

    Thanksgiving
    Thank God for raising up the next generation of missions-minded families such as Michael and Vanessa Dionne and Joe and Hannah Grewe who are pursuing missions work overseas.

    Supplication (Heart)
    Grant us grace to remember our own mortality and to redeem our time each day in all our spheres of life for the furtherance of making disciples.

    Initiatives
    Pray for sound church planting and revitalization efforts in our city and also for our church as we pursue the possibility of a church plant in the Valley.

    Ministries
    Pray for our FBC counselors and counseling ministry that God would continue to use it to raise up biblical counselors in the region and that those counselors would apply God’s Word with skill to the lives of those experiencing the devastation of sin.

    March 1-7

    Adoration
    Psalm 146:1-2 Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul! I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

    Confession
    Psalm 143:1 Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my pleas for mercy!

    Thanksgiving
    Thank God for the people being raised up through SEAL training to be better shepherds and leaders

    Supplication (Heart)
    Continue to energize our prayer and makes us disciplined in praying for each other and the lost

    Initiatives
    Pray for the strength of the men in TMS Spokane as they study and for their wisdom as they begin to look for future ministry opportunities

    Ministries
    Pray for our college students and staff to make strong connections on local campuses in proclaiming the gospel and showing Christlike love

  • February

  • February 23-29

    Adoration
    Psalm 92:1-2 A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath. It is good to give thanks to the LORD, to sing praises to your name,
    O Most High; to declare your steadfast love in the morning, and your
    faithfulness by night

    Confession
    Psalm 25:18 Consider my affliction and my trouble, and forgive all my sins.

    Thanksgiving
    Thank God for strengthening the speakers and volunteers at Aspire.

    Supplication (Heart)
    Help us all in growth groups to take practical steps to share in each others joys and sorrows

    Initiatives
    Help us continue to show hospitality to each other and new people to the church

    Ministries
    Open the hearts of our children as they hear God’s word in Bible School

    Give the teachers contagious joy in God’s word as they invest in students

    February 16–22

    Adoration
    Psalm 116:1-2 I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy. Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.

    Confession
    Forgive me when I don’t bring my true needs and ask. James 4:2b-3 You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

    Thanksgiving
    Thank God for the growth of the women in the digging deeper Bible study as they work through Zechariah.

    Supplication (Heart)
    Pray that Faith Bible Church would constantly look for direction for life from God’s Word.

    Initiatives
    Pray for wisdom for the property development team as they work with the City of Spokane determining what can and should be done with the west end and east end property.

    Ministries
    Pray for all the musicians and tech team as they prepare for Good Friday and Easter that their hearts would rejoice in the truths they sing and play and their music would be done with excellence.

    February 9-15

    Adoration
    Psalm 5:11 But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you.

    Confession
    Forgive us Lord for trusting our own strength and wisdom in the trials we have faced this week (Jeremiah 15:5)

    Thanksgiving
    Thank you Lord for finalizing the adoption of Bennett Millican and for Jared and Claire’s ability to move to Spokane to be our College Pastor.

    Supplication (Heart)
    That we would seek the loving rule of Christ in every part of our lives and our church (Ephesians 1:21-22, Ephesians 3:19)

    Initiatives
    Help TMS Spokane build a network of churches that our seminarians can serve.

    Ministries
    That God would raise up child care teams for music ministry rehearsals.

    Jared and Claire Millican’s transition into full time leadership of college ministry.

    February 2-8

    Adoration
    Psalm 103:2-3 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases.

    Confession
    We acknowledge and grieve the sins of thought, word, and deed that we have committed.

    Thanksgiving
    We thank you for the many families who have sought intentional mentoring and their growth in applying God’s word in their homes.

    Supplication (Heart)
    Teach us to be Christians who willingly and sincerely pray together.

    Initiatives
    Give wisdom and discipline to those pursuing training and certification for Biblical Counseling

    Ministries
    Pray for our youth and college students that they would love the local church (the bride of Christ) and commit themselves to life long disciple making in it.

    Pray for clear proclamation of the gospel in our ESL ministry to refugees that meets on Sunday nights.
         

  • January

  • January 26 – February 1

    Adoration
    Psalm 145:14-15 The LORD upholds all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food in due season.

    Confession
    We confess that we are often anxious about our needs. Some of us over work in vain. Others of us are lazy at times and then anxious.

    We confess we don’t trust that you are good.

    Thanksgiving
    Thank you for providing what FBC needs through the generosity of fellow believers.

    Supplication (Heart)
    Help our relationships be transparent, loving and ready to give and receive timely scriptural truth.

    Initiatives
    Pray for The Master’s Seminary Spokane to meet the need area churches have for trained pastors.

    Ministries
    Pray for the Tornquists leadership of Fundamentals of the Faith and that God would bring those who need grounding.

    Pray for God to raise up and equip qualified deacons to serve FBC.

    January 19-25

    Adoration
    Psalm 145:13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations.

    Confession
    Daniel 9:9-10 To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God by walking in his laws, which he set before us by his servants the prophets.

    Thanksgiving
    God is raising up 10 new leaders through leadership (SEAL) training who are preparing to be future leaders.

    Supplication (Heart)
    Philippians 1:9-10 And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.

    Initiatives
    Pray for the formation of new growth group in the West Plains, the current group is bursting at the seams.

    Ministries
    Pray for God’s wisdom regarding finances as we pursue church planting.

    Pray for God’s wisdom in strategic investment in the current facility.


    January 12-18

    Adoration
    Exodus 15:11 “Who is like you, O LORD, among the gods? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in glorious deeds, doing wonders?

    Confession
    Forgive me for the things I have said that have dishonored you and the defiled heart behind them. (Isaiah 6:5)

    Thanksgiving
    Thank God for his faithful provision and strength supplied to all those are extending generous hospitality at FBC.

    Supplication (Heart)
    May God’s word be sweet to our tastes even sweeter than honey in our mouth (Psalm 119:103)

    Initiatives
    May God grant wisdom and opportunity in church planting and revitalization

    Ministries
    Biblical Counseling: May God give ever increasing skill in using His word to our Biblical Counselors as they offer true hope and life transforming truth.
    Pulpit: Pray for faithful handling of scripture and faithful response to scripture as we learn how to pray from Jesus.


    January 5–11

    Adoration
    Isaiah 66:1-2 Thus says the LORD: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool; what is the house that you would build for me, and what is the place of my rest? All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the LORD. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.

    Confession
    Forgive us for the pride we take in accomplishments done in our own strength.

    Thanksgiving
    Thank you for strengthening all those who led us in Corporate Worship through Advent.

    Supplication (Heart)
    May we know Christ and the power of his resurrection, and share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death (Philippians 3:10)

    Initiatives
    Continue to equip new Growth Group shepherds so groups can grow and multiply as we learn Christ together

    Ministries
    Music: Help us be a joyful singing church training our children to do the same
    Women’s Ministry: Help our women in the upcoming ThriveOn event to share scripture and encouragement as they share life together.