1:2 Tell the Lord, I want to listen to Your voice. Help me Lord to pay close attention when You are speaking.
1:9 Pray for your friends and family members who may be nursing deep and secret wounds.
1:16 Ask the Lord to use the sorrow in your life to help you repeatedly “turn away from sin and seek salvation” (2 Corinthians 7:10)
2:1 Father, please frustrate the work of those who lie awake at night thinking up evil. Don’t let their plans succeed, Lord.
2:6 God, help me not to turn a deaf ear to the truth, even when it hurts.
2:9 Let us agree in prayer that the women and children of our church community will have their needs provided for and their rights protected.
2:13 Ask the Lord to be your guide. Especially when sin has led into a personal exile, say Lord lead me out and restore me to fellowship with you.
13:18 Being criticised is no fun. However, ask God to help you to accept criticism graciously, to be taught by it, and to grow by it.
13:20 Take time to pause and think about the wisest people around you. Pray that God will give you opportunities to benefit from their company.
10:24-31 Pray that you will have the courage to speak and act boldly when derision and persecution come your way. Thank God that you are of such value to Him that He will protect your soul no matter what happens.
10:34-37 These verses lead us to pray Saviour of the world, at times our heart breaks for people we love who don’t love You. Send Your Holy Spirit to convict and convert their hearts so that we can be unified in worshipping the one true God.
10:38-39 Just take time and ponder for a moment what it might mean, or has meant, for you to take up your cross and follow Jesus. Pray that you will learn to place your life in God’s hands rather than clinging to it.
10:40-42 Ask the lord for the gift of Christ centered hospitality towards the least and the greatest of his followers.