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HARVEST BAPTIST CHURCH PRAYER DIARY — SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE TIMES 9:00 & 10:45 A.M.

MONDAY—EVANGELISTIC PRAYER TUESDAY—FOCUS ON CHRIST’S PRAYER LIFE WEDNESDAY—REVIVAL PRAYING


Chronological Bible Reading: Acts 9-11 Chronological Bible Reading: Acts 12-14 Chronological Bible Reading: James 1-5
Monday, November 12 Tuesday, November 13 Wednesday, November 14
1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we † Matt. 7:7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be Ezra 9:6 O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for
should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. opened unto you: our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens.
O Lord, My Father: Heavenly Father and Glorious Lord: O Lord, My Father:
Let me put myself in the seat of my lost friend _________. All I have to do Let me pray about prayer. Nothing pays like prevailing prayer. If I have power in You are in heaven, but I am still on earth. My being is but yesterday, and my
is consider who I was, and how I felt when temptation had power over me, and I prayer I have everything at my beck and call. I can ask for whatever I need to complete foundation in the dust. It is only in you I have any purpose, and live and move and
marvel at your salvation. I am called the son of God! Lord, help me be used of your your mission. have my being. If you withhold your breath I die.
Spirit to bring __________ into our same family. Lord, I ask for what Adam lost by the fall, and what I have lost by my own I mourn before you Lord, because of my pride and vanity of mind, the
What a privileged relationship to be your child. What care and tenderness I neglect, backsliding, and lack of prayer. aggression of my arrogance, my earthly-mindedness and love of this world. I grieve
can expect from my Father. All that—and more than that—I have a right to expect Lord, I seek for the grace I need in this week before Thanksgiving. over my sensuality and fleshly indulgence, my carnal security and unthankfulness
through the grace that is in Christ Jesus. Lord, when I seem to be cut-off from blessing, from knowledge I need, even under a cloudburst of plenteous mercies. For my fretfulness and impatience, and
There is one temporary drawback: suffering. But suffering simply brings me from hope itself, then I knock. my sinful defection in times of trial. I confess my neglect of spiritual disciplines
into sympathy and conformity with Jesus, my elder brother. Lord, help me accept Lord, I plead: you promised your own intervention. I can receive when I ask. I and lack of love to you, my unbelief and hardness of heart, my slothfulness and
it as an honor, and count it all joy when I can be “’buked and rebuked” with him, no can find when I seek. But I cannot open when I knock. Only you can, or else I am decay in spirituality. I confess the dishonors I have brought to your name, and all
matter what direction it comes from. I am content to be unknown with him in his shut-out forever. my mistakes toward my fellow creatures. How often have they been repeated—
humiliation, because I know I will be exalted with him in his kingdom! I thank you Lord, that ever since the death of Jesus there is no cherub with a both before I knew you savingly, and even since. I committed them against much
Right now I am a son of God. That is easy to read but sometimes hard for fiery sword guarding this gate, and driving me away (Gen. 3:24). Indeed and on the light, and I have sinned against much love. After many rebukes, both through the
me to feel. How is it with other hearts today? Can I go out and find someone in contrary, Jesus himself opens to me, so no one else can shut (Rev. 3:8). Bible and through your providence, and after many comforts from the gospel and
sorrow to share the gospel good news with? Corruption so often rises inside my Sometimes I fear my failures bar the way. My own lack of faith fastens the door the Spirit of God, I have nevertheless done all these things, and say with old Job,
flesh. Grace often seems like a spark trampled underfoot. My faith almost fails so from inside. But it is not so in spiritual reality. The gate is neither bolted nor barred. It Job 40:4 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my
many times. I thank you I can “fear not,” because it is neither on my own graces is only closed in one sense, if I keep my mouth shut and do not pray! In actuality, the mouth.
nor in my own feelings that I rely. I simply live by the life of Christ. veil has been torn in two. Lam 3:29 He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope.
With all these things against me, now—as much in the valley as on the Can all receive this teaching? Will I believe you are glad to open the gate to I put my face on the floor to worship and plead for forgiveness, trusting fully
mountaintop—I am a child of the living God. Help me lead others to the same my knocking cries? How else can I complete the mission? Your blessing is only in the merits of Jesus Christ my Lord. Mercy must start here. Spiritual power and
adoption in Christ. My righteousness does not shine as it should, but when He shall closed in my perception, not in matter of fact. Give me and my brothers and sisters life more abundant begin at this spot. Make Jesus more and more to me. Make him
appear, I shall be like him. Hasten that day, for Jesus’ sake! Amen. the courage to enter in to all Jesus has and is! Amen. my all in all, and give me revival inside! Amen.
A DAILY PATTERN FOR PRAYER & BIBLE READING FRIDAY— CORPORATE PRAYER MINISTRY SATURDAY—IN THE PSALMS
Chronological Bible Reading: Acts 15-16 Chronological Bible Reading: Acts 17-18 Chronological Bible Reading: 1 Thessalonians 1-5
Thursday, November 15 Friday, November 16 Saturday, November 17

2 Sam 12:13 And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord. And Josh. 5:12 And the manna ceased on the morrow after they had eaten of the old corn of Psa. 72:7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the
Nathan said unto David, The Lord also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die. the land; neither had the children of Israel manna any more; but they did eat of the fruit of the moon endureth.
land of Canaan that year.
WHO breaks the power of sin and darkness Gracious God:
Whose love is mighty and so much stronger Guiding God and Gracious Redeemer: Solomon was both king and a king’s son; so is my Lord Jesus. He has power
Who shakes the whole earth with holy thunder The Promised Land was possessed. No more camping out, no more moving and authority in himself, but also by royal prerogative. I am waiting until he returns
And leaves us breathless in awe and wonder tents, no more fiery serpents or fierce Amalekites in a howling wilderness. They to be manifest as ever-righteous judge.
The King of Glory, the King above all kings came to live in a land dripping milk, and oozing honey. I thank you Lord that I can really never suffer wrong, because I am a subject
Lord, make it so to our church and our children! Let each of our services of your kingdom. Your throne is unspotted by a single deed of injustice, or mistake
Who brings our chaos back into order flow with the milk and honey of souls saved! Help us give honey to the lost, so of mis-judgment. Everything you have done in my life is right. Everything you
Who makes the orphan a son and daughter their eyes will be enlightened and their blindness to the gospel removed! Let us allowed the wicked to do against me you have used. An understanding of your
Who rules the nations with truth and justice give the milk of the word of God to our precious children—both those who are providence preserves my sanity.
Shines like the sun in all of its brilliance our physical children, and others who are children in the faith. The possibility is I do not always see what it is you are trying to do, but my King deals in justice.
The King of Glory, the King above all kings both joyful and awe-inspiring! So where Jesus is, there is peace. Even those things I once dreaded lose their terror
Make our faith an active exercise to yield a sure reward. Our unbelief when I see Jesus as my King. When I see Jesus my King, then trials only
Worthy is the Lamb who was slain shudders at Jordan’s waters—obstacles that stand in between. Help us, with Jesus increase my peace. All the powers and passions of my soul are filled with
Worthy is the King who conquered the grave the Captain of the Lord’s host, to banish every fearful thought, and let us rejoice tranquility in trust.
This is amazing grace, this is unfailing love with exceeding great joy in the prospects of the coming holiday season. Let it be Isa. 55:12 For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace:
That You would take my place, that You would bear my cross the earnest prayer of every ministry head, deacon, leader and teacher that we would Sin, Satan, and my enemies are all crushed by the ruling rod of my King Jesus.
You lay down Your life, that I would be set free see souls saved. We rest in your love; so we reach out. We have perfect peace in I have no cause to be scared, but great reason to sing.
Oh, Jesus, I sing for all that You’ve done for me Jesus; so let others. We have pardon and forgiveness; so let the lost. This is not Psa. 72:12 For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that
denied any sinner who will simply come to Christ and enter into that rest. hath no helper.
—Jeremy Riddle, Josh Farro, Phil Wickham Help us Lord to gather eternal fruit (the souls of people) on earthly ground. May others also make Jesus Lord! Once they own him as their King, they can
We are well-watered at this church! Give us big buckets of the water of life for escape the tyranny of the Prince of Darkness. I do not yet see all things under your
others, and rain down on us in revival. We have no need of angel’s food yet. Give feet. But with Jesus on the throne I have no doubt about the outcome. Give me
š us the grace of Jesus Christ to feed on, for we ask it in his precious name. Amen. grace to trust you more today! Amen.

† Focus Verse (keep a Promise Journal as you read!)—Prayer Diary link available online at http://www.hbcbluesprings.org/prayer-diary/
HARVEST BAPTIST CHURCH PRAYER DIARY — SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE TIMES 9:00 & 10:45 A.M.

HARVEST BAPTIST CHURCH NOVEMBER 11, 2018 HARVEST BAPTIST CHURCH

H O W T O BU I L D A B A L AN C ED L I FE T H I S W E EK ’ S C AR E PR A YE R L I ST PR A Y ER D I AR Y

Please submit prayer requests and updates online at hbcbluesprings.org or by


placing a prayer card in the offering plate. Send updates by Wednesday at Noon
1) TIME—WORSHIP
for inclusion in the prayer diary. Questions? dhill@hbcbluesprings.org
¨ INTERCEDE WI TH GOD ¨ INSTR UCT SAINTS
Mark 1:35 And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and Bereavement ¨ PROMPT PETITIONS ¨ KICKSTAR T DE VOTION
departed into a solitary place, and there prayed. Tanya Frazier – sister, Eunice Tooley

Pray for Members, Family & Friends


GIVE GOD THE FIRST PAR T OF EVERY DAY. The first commitment is
to a daily quiet time with God. Our weekly Prayer Diary provides a template for daily Erica Stogsdill - daughter in law, Gene & Brenda Stogsdill INSTRUCTIONS:
Ken & Lori Applegate - health issues
devotions.
Henry Thrower – brother, Nicole Thrower
Leona M Brown - mother, Luther & Sharon Brown Baptists tend to ridicule liturgical churches that use "prepared prayers" because
2) TITHE—WORK
Nathaniel Armstrong - husband, Sallie Armstrong they lack spontaneity. But for many Baptists, their prayers are so predictable they are
Pastor William & Lillie McClendon no more spontaneous than written-out prayers. The result is we end up praying the
1 Cor 16:2 Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God Mary Young - mother, Connie Milbern same things over and over.
hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come. Mary Ann Fong -mother, Tracie Guffey
Marsha Shackelford - sister, Lin Tonty This daily Prayer Diary will prompt you on a wide range of prayer requests you
Gene Roberts – brother, Verla Baker might not normally think of, while forcing you to articulate a deeper devotion to God.
GIVE GOD THE FIRST DIME OF E VERY DOLLAR—no questions We have included a daily Bible reading schedule. This plan will take you through the
asked. Ten percent is a miniscule amount in our affluent society, but it must come Lela Thomas – sister, Dorothy Williams
Lavern Langwell – brother in law, Vince Broker Bible chronologically in a year.
off the top in order to show that God is our priority. We want the blessing of the
firstfruits (first devotion, first dime and first day) to flow out to the rest of our Bill Langwell – nephew, Vince Broker Larry Cook Do not read ahead and do not try to catch up. Use each day as it comes. Then
resources. William Jeffries – father, Paula Stewart Linda Harbin you can know that on any given day, dozens of other people are lifting their hearts in
Bill Warner - brother in law, Vince Broker Herschel Cox the same mind to God. Pray what is written, but use what is prayed as a springboard
3) TEAM—WORD Bryan & Elizabeth Vandeyvere Fred Allen for your own relationship with God. You learn to pray by praying.
Santece Moore Wayne Scott
Dorothy Williams Larry Franklin —Alan
Heb 10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; Teri Beasley – sister, Sheri Cathcart Doug Leslie
but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching. Juanita Candillo – mother, Anita Nebel Tom Ryan
Trinity Parrish – (3 yr old), Newsome Family
GIVE GOD THE FIRST DAY OF E VERY WEE K. You should fellowship Conner Bartlett & Bartlett Family Secret prayer is the secret of prayer, the soul of prayer, the seal of prayer, the
with a group of believers around the word of God every Sunday in our church. strength of prayer. If you do not pray alone you do not pray at all. Our Lord Jesus
Soft Touch (Cancer Treatment) Christ would go nowhere till He had prayed. He would attempt nothing till He had
Donna Tuescher prayed.
QUALITY CHRISTIANITY INVOLVES THREE THINGS Linda Brown -sister, Ronnie Starks
§ Keeping Christ at the center (your core relationship of worship to God) Pat Mullinex -mother, Jeff Mullinex “Oh,” says one, “I live in the spirit of prayer, and therefore I do not need times
§ Keeping the body of Christ a priority (your congregational relationship of Holly Aceves -daughter, Mary Lou Aceves and seasons for prayer.” And do you think that Christ did not live in the spirit of
walking with us) Alfred Boyd -family, Chelsa Bright prayer? Yet He had to have his special time and place to pray. Do not fall under the
§ Basing beliefs and actions on the mind of Christ (your church relationship in BJ Demarge injurious notion that because your spirit cries to God in prayer all day long, therefore
the Word) Grant Stoner - uncle, Jessica Buckallew there must not be some season for more immediately coming into God’s presence. If
Tameka Bedell - friend of Starks family you imagine this, I am afraid that it will prove a snare to your feet. The Lord Jesus
Carole Jones - mother, James Jones Christ, who knew better than you do that the main thing is the spirit of prayer rather
Sara Zwahlen - friend of Kay Brockmeyer than the act of prayer, yet Himself retired into desert places to maintain the act and
Camille Trapasso - stage 4 liver cancer exercise of prayer. Be spiritual. Be baptized into the spirit of prayer. But do not be
Brittany Nieves - niece, Jim & Lin Tonty deceived by the enemy, who can steal a spirit away while we dream that we only
Martha Gaskin - niece, Dave Hill spiritualize it. We had better preserve the very bones of prayer—the posture, the
time, place—rather than let it all ooze away into an impalpable mental condition.
Active Duty Military God keep us prayerful. He will do so if He makes us like His dear Son.
Mark Johnson Rich Gitschlag Paige Grantham Davaile Durham
Charles H. Spurgeon, 1834-92

Prayer Diary link available online at http://www.hbcbluesprings.org/prayer-diary/