“to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.” Ephesians 4:12-13 NIV
Pray that every Christian in Branch County will seek to reach the full potential that Christ has in mind for them.
Even Christ prayed that God’s will (God’s best) be done, not His own will which was being influenced by his humanity.
“Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.”” Matthew 26:39 NIV
Pray that each Christian in Branch County would develop the passion for serving Jesus just as the apostles served Jesus. The apostles encouraged the church to follow Jesus with all their hearts!
Pray that each Christian would use the gifts and talents that Jesus had given them. That they would use their gifts to build up the church. That they would use their gifts to seek and save the lost.
“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”” Luke 19:10 NIV