My Prayer for You, Brother in Christ

Written by Julie

On February 18, 2021

I pray you’ll be like Abel, pleasing God with your offering.

I pray you’ll be like Enoch, walking with God.

I pray you’ll be like Noah, obeying God even when others laugh at you.

I pray you’ll be like Abraham, following God wherever He leads, giving others first choice (Gen. 13:9), (spiritually) fighting for your family (Gen. 14:8-16), being hospitable to even unexpected guests (Gen. 18:1-8), and interceding for others (Gen. 18:23-32). 

I pray you’ll be like Jacob, making peace with others and blessed with many descendants.

I pray you’ll be like Joseph, fleeing temptation and forgiving those who hurt you.

I pray you’ll be like Moses, beholding God’s glory and leading His people to the Promised Land, yet remaining meek and humble.

I pray you’ll be like Bezaleel, called by name by God and filled with His spirit (Exodus 31:1-3).

I pray you’ll be like Caleb, confident in God’s ability to help you overcome (Numbers 13:30).

I pray you’ll be like Joshua, determined to serve God regardless of what others choose.

I pray you’ll be like Boaz, caring and kind even to foreigners.

I pray you’ll be like Samuel, hearing God’s voice and saying “Here I am.”

I pray you’ll be like Jonathon, loving and being loyal to your friends and desiring to keep them safe.

I pray you’ll be like David, angered when people curse God (1 Samuel 17:23, 26), respectful of those in authority, and a man after God’s own heart.

I pray you’ll be like Barzalli, going out of your way to provide for others (2 Samuel 17:27-29).

I pray you’ll be like Beniah, chasing down “lions” (2 Samuel 23:20).

I pray you’ll be like Solomon, asking God for wisdom.

I pray you’ll be like Obadiah, protecting God’s people (1 Kings 18:3-4).

I pray you’ll be like the four lepers of Samaria, sharing good tidings (2 Kings 7:3-9).

I pray you’ll be like Nehemiah, refusing to stop your “great work” (Nehemiah 6:3).

I pray you’ll be like Job, blessing God in the midst of trials.

I pray you’ll be like Jeremiah, speaking the words God gives you (Jeremiah 1:9), and weeping over the lost and straying people.

I pray you’ll be like Daniel, purposing to obey God’s commands and continuing faithful in prayer.

I pray you’ll be like Hosea, continuing to love unconditionally.

I pray you’ll be like Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, writing down the works of Jesus.

I pray you’ll be like Joseph, “a just man” (Matthew 1:19), obedient, and a father and protector to children not even yours.

I pray you’ll be like the wise men, searching for the King of the Jews.

I pray you’ll be like Simeon, waiting for the coming of the Messiah (Luke 2:25).

I pray you’ll be like the two blind men, begging to see and to have your eyes opened (Matthew 20:30-33).

I pray you’ll be like the Good Samaritan, helping those who despise you.

I pray you’ll be like the Samaritan leper, thanking Jesus for what He’s done (Luke 17:12, 15-16).

I pray you’ll be like Zacchaeus, doing whatever it takes to see Jesus.

I pray you’ll be like the disciples, traveling around telling others about Jesus and gladly giving up your life rather than denying Christ.

I pray you’ll be like Paul, changed by Christ.

I pray you’ll be like the house of Stephanas, “addicted… to the ministry of the saints” (1 Corinthians 16:15)

I pray that God would grant you, “according to the riches of his glory,” to be strengthened with might by His Spirit; that Christ will dwell in your hearts because of your faith; that you will be rooted and grounded in love; that you may be able to know the love of Christ, which gives knowledge; and that you will be filled with the fullness of God. (Ephesians 3:14-19)

I pray that your love will abound “more and more”; that you will approve of excellent things; that you will be sincere; and that you will be filled with the fruits of righteousness. (Philippians 1:9-11)  

I pray that you will be “filled with the knowledge” of what His will is “in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;” that you will walk worthy of the Lord; that you will be fruitful in good works; that you will increase in the knowledge of God; that you will be strengthened with might, according to His power, to be patient and joyful; and that you will give thanks to the Father. (Colossians 1:9-12)

		
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Julie

Julie

Hi, I'm Julie, a 16 year-old lover of books, music, and Jesus. I'm a sophomore in high school (Abeka Academy), and am starting my second year of violin lessons. I also co-publish a digital magazine called Priceless geared toward teen girls. My desire is to use my words to glorify my Saviour and to encourage you in your walk with God. I'd love to hear from you!

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Matt
Matt
2 months ago

Thank you, Julie! What a blessing!

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Bob Miller
Bob Miller
2 months ago

Thanks Julie, we really have great examples in Scripture to follow!

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