This is the audio from the May 4, 2022 live social media broadcast of encouragement and prayer by Impact Prayer Ministry’s director, Tom Lemler.
“But just as you excel in everything — in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us — see that you also excel in this grace of giving.”
2 Corinthians 8:7 (NIV)
Our “Lifestyle of Prayer” emphasis this week will focus on some areas that God says we should excel in. What are some things that you are good at doing? Are there things that others say you excel in? How much work, or effort, is usually required to excel in a given area? This week’s prayer focus will use a list of things that Paul states the Corinthian Christians excel in, or need to excel in. Paul’s letter was not only written to the Corinthians, but as scripture it is useful to us for training in all righteousness.
“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.”
2 Peter 3:18 (NIV)
As you pray this week, ask God to give you His grace and the courage necessary to excel in the things that matter to Him. Pray that you would excel in knowledge in a way that builds up others. Pray that your life would be lived in pursuit of a greater knowledge of Christ. Pray that your excelling in knowledge would not puff you up but would help others know Jesus.
You can find the live video feeds of these encouragement and prayer times on Impact Prayer Ministry’s Facebook page.