Prayer Walk on May 22nd: Pray for our work neighbourhoods

“Chilly Spring Walk” by Lynda Cookson

On May 22, anytime between 12 and 2 pm, with hearts united in Christ by the Holy Spirit, let us walk the streets of our work neighbourhoods in prayer!

GIVE THANKS AND PRAISE

“Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things” (Psalm 107:8-9).

“Let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice!
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!” (1 Chronicles 16:10-11).

CONFESS AND REPENT

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land” (2 Chronicles 7:14).

“Let your ear be attentive and your eyes open, to hear the prayer of your servant… Even I and my father’s house have sinned. We have acted very corruptly against you and have not kept the commandments, the statutes, and the rules that you commanded your servant Moses” (Nehemiah 1:6-7).

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you… Many are the woes of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in him” (Psalm 32:8, 10).

SEEK THE LORD’S BLESSING

“Pray that the Lord would open hearts and doors to the Gospel” (1 Corinthians 16:9).

“Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper” (Jeremiah 29:7).

 “Jesus told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field” (Luke 10:2).

“My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one” (John 17:15).

“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people” (Ephesians 6:18).

OUR GOD HEARS!

“Come and hear, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me” (Psalm 66:16).

“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him” (1 John 5:14-15).

WHAT NEXT?

As Christ-followers, our ongoing task is to participate with God in shaping our work communities to reflect Kingdom ways. Meet again with your prayer partner or team to share each other’s prayer walk experience. What did you hear from God? What did you observe? What has He placed in your heart to consider and to follow through? Support and encourage each other in finding ways to share the Gospel in your workplace and making an impact on people’s lives for the glory of God.

We would love to hear your stories! Write to us at info@calledtothemarketplace.com. God bless you.

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