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Groups, Prayer June 24, 2014

Prayer Tip: Partner Up

Prayer Tip: Partner Up

I’ve recently joined a BSF Prayer group in our area. We are seeking God’s will and asking Him to add another daytime women’s group just north of Charlotte, NC.

Oh girls! Time in prayer with sweet sisters in Christ is so precious!

Our leader has found a great way to incorporate personal prayers without having them overtake our purpose or our time in corporate prayer.

We partner up and share our personal requests with one another.

  • We usually just pair up with one of the women sitting right next to us.
  • We write down the requests on a slip of paper or in a notebook.
  • In the time span of about 2-3 minutes we quickly share 2-3 requests.
  • We take those requests home with us and pray over them in between meeting times.

I love partering up with our personal prayer requests because:

1. It builds relationships within our group.

2. Another prayer warrior is lifting up our requests and concerns before the Lord.

3. We are all actively praying for one another as instructed in God’s Word. (James 5:16)

I encourage you to try this technique with your Women’s Ministry team or Bible study group and let us know how it goes!

Your turn to share: How do you keep personal prayer requests from dominating your group’s time together in prayer?

You may also want to read:
How to Pray Boldly and Confidently
My Favorite Prayer Cards and 8 Ways to Use Them
Praying for Your Small Group
8 Prayers for Your Women’s Ministry Team
How to Start a Prayer Group

 

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