The 80-For-80 Initiative is 80 days of prayer for 80% of the church in Community Groups

WEDNESDAY, 7/2

Who to Pray for: CG Leaders, Mike & Melissa Tomasulo

  • Pray that they would grow in their love for God’s people
  • Pray for wisdom as the disciple their children
  • Pray for spiritual insight into their CG members’ lives

Scripture to pray:  I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints” (Ephesians 1:18)

 

THURSDAY, 7/3

What to pray for: That LBC would become a church “of” CGs

  • That the congregation would catch the vision of groups
  • That people would recognize the importance of groups
  • That group members would have their lives changed through encountering the gospel through groups

Scripture to pray: “You also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 2:5)

 

FRIDAY, 7/4

What to pray for: The spiritual growth of our current groups

  • For passion for mission
  • For a deeper application of the gospel to all of life
  • For stronger relationships forged through groups

Scripture to pray: “The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one; I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You have loved Me” (John 17:22-23)

 

SATURDAY, 7/5

What to pray for: A growing compassion for the lost and unbelieving

Scripture to pray: I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit, that I have great sorrow and unceasing grief in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh” (Romans 9:1-3)

 

SUNDAY, 7/6

Who to pray for: CG Leaders, Howard & Debbie Kenworthy

  • Pray for their love of Christ
  • Pray for their love of community
  • Pray for their perseverance in faith

Scripture to pray: “This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight, keeping faith and a good conscience” (1 Timothy 1:18-19)

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