ABC’s of Prayer


The following is a alphabetic list of key points to help you learn
how to pray for fellow believers.

A – Anointing – Ask God for the anointing-empowering-filling-
directing-maturing of the Holy Spirit so that the person will operate
in the Spirit’s power.

B – Boldness – Pray that the person speaks the word of God with
boldness, confidence, & articulative cross-cultural effectiveness.

C – Comfort – Ask God for the comfort when one is discouraged, broken-
hearted, or stressed out. Trust the Lord for the comfort of the
Spirit’s song, strength, & succor.

D – Direction – Ask the Lord that the person will sense God’s
specific direction in one’s personal life & ministry activities.
Wisdom for discerning the best decision not just the one that is
least objectional to everyone concerned.

E. – Encourage – Ask God to send someone to encourage the person & to
allow the person to be a blessing to many. Trust the Lord for the
renewing of the Joy of the Lord

F – Family – Pray that the person will guide one’s family in the way
of the Lord’s will

G – Glory to God – Pray that the person will live each day to glorify

H – Humility – Ask that the person will develop a sense of humility &
reject pride.

I – Insight – Ask the the person will see people & things from God’s

J – Joy – Pray that the person will be full of joy of the Lord in all

K – Knowledge – Pray that the person will desire knowledge of God’s
word & apply it consistently. Trust in the Lord for wisdom, ideas, &
insights into all problem areas.

L – Love – Ask the the person will labor from Godly motives, not to
please other people or live hampered by a 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 realize that in Christ all
needs will be met according to His riches in glory. Trust that the
Lord will provide in all areas of life.

O – Open doors – Pray that the person will recognize opportunities to
share the gospel.

P – Prayer partners – Ask God to provide prayer partners who will
intercede on a regular basis for this person. Trust God for a
community of believers in each domain.

Q – Quiet Time – Pray that nothing will keep the person’s life so he
or she will experience personal renewal & maturity in all dimensions
of life.

R – Revival – Ask God to work in the person’s life so they may
experience personal revival in all things. Trust the Lord to help the
person spend quality time in devotions

S – Servanthood – Pray that the person will do one’s work with a
servant spirit as Christ came not to be serve but to serve. Trust for
an attitude to serve God before men

T – Thankful heart – Ask God to give the person a thankful heart,
even in difficult situations. Pray that one would see the positive
even in negative situations.

U- Unsaved – Pray that the unsaved will develop a hunger & thirst for
Jesus Christ in their lives and that the Lord will use certain people
to bring many to Christ and see that many new churches are planted in
unreached areas

V – Victory – Pray that the person will know victory in spiritual

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, & help in trouble.

X – X-Ray vision – Ask God that the person will have a discerning
mind into the heart felt needs of people & be able to deal with root
cause problems rather than superficial symptoms. Pray for an ability
to analyze without being critical or judgmental.

Y – Yieldedness – Pray that the person will be completely yielded to
Christ & willing to die to self and take up their crosses, pains, &
disappointments daily surrendered completely to Him in everyway,
loving Him with all their being.

Z – Zeal – Pray the person will have a renewed zeal to share the
gospel. Grace to you & gratitude.

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