Pray for Your Pastor
Updated: Oct 27, 2021
The pastor’s role is not easy, and it isn’t one that comes without opposition. As a pastor seeks to feed his/her flock God’s Word, comfort them when afflicted, protect them from danger, and minister the gospel to their souls, he has a target on his back. This target should never be something that we just passover or treat lightly. The enemy knows that “striking the shepherd will scatter the sheep” (Mark 14:27). Your Pastor needs to be on their guards against the world, the flesh, and the devil which can subtly–or not so subtly–lure them away from serving the God they love.
Today, stand firm in the ministry and fulfill God’s calling for your pastor by praying today. Pastors need to be men/women of prayer and need the prayers of believers in their congregation. The Apostle Paul asked for prayer several times in his letters, for rescue from unbelievers (Romans 15:30-33), for a bold gospel proclamation (Ephesians 6:19-20), and that the word of the Lord would speed ahead and be honoured (2 Thessalonians 3:1-2). If Paul needed prayer, your pastor does too!
I pray that You will be continually transforming my pastor’s mind thinking, attitudes, perceptions so that my pastor will be will always be walking in Your good, perfect, pleasing will.
Draw the heart of my pastor to Your Word, and make him like a tree planted by streams of water. Bring fruit from his ministry and prosper his work. In Jesus name. Amen.