1 Corinthians 14:12, Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church.
Heavenly Father, Every good and perfect gift comes from You. So we thank You for the spiritual gifts You have given us so the church may be built up and edified. Lord, we confess and repent for neglecting the spiritual gifts you have given us. And today, we commit in our hearts to be good and faithful stewards of our gifts. Lord, we thank You that these gifts are making room for us, opening doors that no man can shut, and blessing the saints in the church and those seeking salvation. And now Lord we confess and believe by faith that this is the year and time appointed when You are revealing spiritual gifts, purposes and assignments to the believers in Jesus’ name. You are making known to us the purpose for which You created us, that we all may operate in our gifts, function with the anointing of the Holy Spirit, fulfilling every mandate, being encouraged in our hearts and thoroughly furnished in the spirit to build up our church family, friends, and loved ones in Jesus’ name. Lord we ask that You teach us and make us aware of all the spiritual gifts we have at our disposal at UVCF Church for our personal and spiritual growth, maturity, health, well-being, and overall prosperity in Jesus’ name. Lord, grant us wisdom and good understanding concerning every spiritual gifts that we may be able to operate in love and that our gifts are seasoned with grace. Holy Spirit, continue to arrest our hearts and minds this year from all distractions, so we pursue the mental and emotional stability we need to function in our gifts on a higher level in Jesus’ name. Holy Spirit, teach us and equip us concerning all the spiritual gifts, the word of wisdom, word of knowledge, the gift of faith, the gifts of healing, working of miracles, prophecy, discerning of spirits, divers kinds of tongues, interpretation of tongues, as well as with the gifts of helps, and governments in Jesus’ name. Lord give us to understand the liberty You give us concerning our gifts and the order You have for when we operate in the church. We thank You Lord in advance for gift impartation and we ask that You grant us the wisdom needed for seasons of activation. Lord take us from mere contemplation to gift activation for ministry this year in Jesus name. Lord, teach us how to wait on our calling, and give us the courage to answer the call when You call us. Holy Spirit instruct us as to what we need to do, so we can grow and excel in our spiritual gifts, to be a blessing to our church, the saints, our families, our children, our friends, loved ones, as well as those You call us to. Holy Spirit, help us to exercise our gifts and walk in the fruit of the spirit daily in Jesus’ name, that people may see the love of Christ in everything we do. Lord fill us again with Your Holy Spirit, that there may be a holy inspiration filling the atmosphere at UVCF Church, that there be a great stirring up of the gifts, that our hearts may always be on fire for You God, and that we minister with a fresh anointing that compels people to listen and take heed to the gospel of the Kingdom of heaven, and receive the good news that Jesus saves. Thank You Heavenly Father for leading us in paths of righteousness. For all these things, we bless Your Holy Name oh God for Your loving-kindness. We give You all the glory, honor and praises now and believe all these things are done in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Pastor Mike Reed. (C)Copyright 2022. All rights reserved.
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