Thursday, March 11, 2010

Daily Prayer Guide for March Peru Trip

Prayer Guide for Peru Team (March 2010)

Pastor Jason Jones, Pastor Mike Gibbs, Geoff Clement, Jason Doggett, John Farrar, Aaron Gibbs, Brittany Gibbs, Tim Harris, Liz Hughes, Chuck Pickens, Robby & Griffin Rowe, Jessica Spicer, Margaret Treadway, Rebekah West, Kayla Stone

Thursday, March 11
Praise God for the willingness and obedience of these servants to make the journey.
Pray for stilled hearts for the team and their families as they pack and prepare to leave, and that
they will be faithful to remember them each day.
“...for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with
groanings too deep for words.” Romans 8:26

Friday, March 12
Praise Him for all who work together to make the trip possible.
Pray that their eyes will be open to opportunities along the way. This is travel day from Tifton to Orlando.
“Thou will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusts in Thee.”
Isaiah 26:3

Saturday, March 13
Praise God for opportunities to be a witness and encouragement to the van drivers and translators.
Pray for safety and for good health and physical stamina for the long travel day by plane from Orlando through Panama City to Lima, and if the luggage keeps up with them, as they travel by van from Lima to Jauja. Pray that they will adjust well to the changes in altitude.
“How beautiful are the feet of those who bring glad tidings of good things!” Romans 10:15b

Sunday, March 14
Praise God for interpreters and for those who hear His word preached. Pray for Pastor Jason and for Pastor Mike as they preach at Jauja (Baptist church where Pastor Moises serves) and for open hearts and minds to receive God’s message. Also pray for afternoon visits to Julcan and Molinos.
“How then shall they call upon Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless they are sent?” Romans 10:14-15a

Monday, March 15
Praise God for open doors as they interact with the children during the baseball camps, that they will minister God’s love and truth to the children as they teach them the game.
Pray that the team will find favor in the eyes of local leaders.
“And let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; and do confirm for us the work of our hands; yes, confirm the work of our hands.” Psalm 90:17

Tuesday, March 16
Praise God for His Holy Word and the privilege of passing out Bibles and tracts that tell of Him. Also pray that God gives “ears to hear” His word through the DVDs they will show at night.
“So shall My word be which goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me empty without accomplishing what I desire, and without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it. For you will go out with joy and be led forth with peace. The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.” Isaiah 55:11-12

Wednesday, March 17
Praise God for our church planters/disciplers — Pastor Moises, Miguel, Sergio, Preyer, Anyeshla, Alia, Gabriel, Nehemas, and others. Pray for God to raise up churches for His glory in each of the 3 district capitals of the Yacus Valley (Julcan, Masma, and Molinos).
“And seeing the multitudes, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and downcast like sheep without a shepherd. Then He said to His disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest’” Matthew 9:36-38

Thursday, March 18
Praise God for guiding their steps each day. Pray for the team as they prayerwalk the villages.
“The steps of a man are established by the Lord and He delights in his way. When he falls, he shall not be hurled headlong because the Lord is the One who holds his hand.” Psalm 37:23-24

Friday, March 19
Praise Him for the beauty of a life turned over to Him.
Pray for lasting effects among all who have been touched by the efforts of this team. Remind them, Father, of Your passion for the nations; may it be our passion as well.
“For this is what the Lord has commanded us: ‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth’”. Acts 13:47

Saturday, March 20
Praise God for physical and spiritual safety.
Pray again for eyes to be open to opportunities on the return trip. Leave Lima. Arrive in Orlando, and then home to our families.
“I will praise you forever for what you have done; in your name I will hope, for your name is good. I will praise you in the presence of your saints.” Psalm 52:9

Their Personal Requests For Daily Focused Prayers:
1. Open the eyes of their hearts that they may see, every day, God sovereignly at work so that they may
join Him in His glorious plan for the nations.

2. That they may find hungry hearts seeking the Savior.

3. That the Gospel of peace will lead them to people of peace.

4. A daily awareness of God with them.

5. God’s anointing of the evangelistic tract “God’s Bridge to Eternal Life” and the “Hope” video

6. Pray that they will “put on the full armor of God” according to Eph 6:10‐19; the battle is the Lord’s, and so is the victory and all the glory!

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