Prayer Support

The Apostle Paul, who was transformed by Jesus 2000 years ago as he trusted and followed Him, wrote these words to a little church family in Philippi that was under pressure:

"The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."  (Philippians 4:5-7)

Pray is so vitally important, no more than ever.  We can pray to God anytime, anywhere, about anything.  And as we pray, the Lord promises to hear our prayers and answer them according to His sovereign will.  Sometimes it can be a struggle to know how to pray...so here are some resources that may help to guide our prayer lives in these days.

Lectio 365 - A great App that helps to guide our prayer lives, using the word P.R.A.Y. to encourgae us to Pause and Praise, Reflect and Respond to God's Word, Ask for help for others and for ourselves, and Yield to the Lord's will.  You can download the Lectio 365 App on the App Store or Google Play.  Visit:  https://www.24-7prayer.com/dailydevotional

* How to Pray - 21 days with Pete Greig - Prayer can often feel challenging, complicated or confusing.  In this 21-day plan, Pete Greig, co-founder of the worldwide 24-7 Prayer movement, delves into the Lord's Prayer to demonstrate the simplicity and beauty that we can find in our daily relationship with God.  See this profound prayer through fresh eyes, and grow in your own sustainable rhythms as you connect with God each day.  Visit:  How to pray - 21 days with Pete Greig  

* Teaching our kids how to pray during COVID-19 - creative prayer activities developed to be used at home during the Coronavirus Pandemic, as we teach our children how to pray.  Click here to download the COVID-19 Prayers sheet.

* Let's Pray - Weekly prayer topics focussed on COVID-19, produced by the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.  Click here to download the Let's Pray sheet for COVID-19.

* Heavenward by Pastor Scotty Smith - Daily prayers uploaded by Pastor Scotty Smith, which help us to pray to the Lord, in accordance with Scripture.  Definitely worth checking out.  Visit:  https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/scotty-smith/  The Gospel Coalition is a terrific website in general for very helpful Christian resources.  Visit:  https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/