Prayer and Preparation in Ministry

Ministry is such an important part of what we do for God in his kingdom. Many have been called to do ministry, and this requires a lot of preparation in many areas of your life. As God’s minister, great struggles lie ahead of you because you are the shepherd and leader of the people. You are a captain and a warrior in all spiritual battles. Therefore, if the devil can easily defeat you, the entire body of Christ will face a great challenge.

Most people who enter ministry do not take God’s Word seriously and do not pray for God’s presence in their ministries. How could any ministry survive without prayers? This is true for some ministers who enter into ministry unprepared. 

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28For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? 29Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, 30Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish. 31Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand? 32Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace

Luke 14:28-32

In the past, many ministers have fought and won great battles. Eloquently, they defended the faith, studied and taught others convincingly. But as soon as they neglected prayers and the Word of God, the devil messed them up. You must understand and acknowledge that God is the source of your ministry, and you cannot do much without Him. The devil and his agents are constantly on watch, waiting to bring you and your ministry down at the slightest chance.

You must not neglect the need to set aside some quality time to pray for your ministry. As a minister, do not toy with prayer, righteousness, and obedience to God’s Word lest the devil take advantage and destroy your work for God.

Prayers for your Ministry

  1. O Lord, walk me into the ministry You have chosen for me, in the name of Jesus.
  2. O Lord, empower me for the ministry You have called me into, in the name of Jesus.
  3. I receive power to fulfill my ministry on earth, in the name of Jesus.
  4. Anything representing my ministry in the kingdom of darkness, die, in the name of Jesus.
  5. Father Lord, give me strength and grace to fulfill my ministry, in the name of Jesus.
  6. Let all the laborers and sponsors of my ministry begin to appear, in the name of Jesus.
  7. I receive the nine fruits and gifts of the Holy Ghost, in the name of Jesus.
  8. Let everything that will move my life and ministry forward manifest, in the name of Jesus.
  9. Any strange fire that has been prepared against my ministry, quench by force, in the name of Jesus.
  10. Father Lord, arise and lead me into the ministry You have called me into, in the name of Jesus.

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