Two prayers to help you pray for others

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Here are two short prayers that help us know how to pray for others. Reflect on them and insert names in them as you pray for others.

1. Philippians 1:9-10: “And this is my prayer; that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and be pure and blameless until the day of Christ.” (NIV)

Look more closely at the pattern for prayer here.

Love is the crowning Christian virtue (I Corinthians 13:1-3;Colossians 3:14) and the firstfruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22). Love is the distinguishing mark of discipleship (John 13:34-35) and should influence every decision believers make (Matthew 22:37-40). In this prayer for the Philippians, the apostle indicates that growth in love (tempered by knowledge and discernment), is indispensable to the constant challenge…

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