Prayers Archive 2012

2 Dec 2012

  1. Pray for ESM’s summer program on Dec 2012 & Jan 2013. Ask God for wisdom with our leaders. We shall prepare for evangelical activity on our Chinese New Year Booth at Hurstville. Pray for an open hearts for non-believers that they may believe in Jesus; and that Christians may have a burden to share the gospel with them.
  2. Pray for those who is preparing to study in the Bible colleges next years: Simon Nagel, Andy Tan, Ho Pan So, Eddie Yam and Pastor V, and those who are preparing to equip themselves, that the Holy Spirit will be leading and guiding all of us in the study of His word. May the Lord bless us in our understanding and perseverance in all the difficult area.
  3. Kindly pray for Pastor V as he and his family will be taking annual leave on Dec. Pray that our Lord will give him rest. Help him to grasp hold of the vision and direction of his future ministry path.
  4. Pray for ESM’s future. Pray that the leaders may be able to develop a theological vision which we may strive together. Pray that our Lord may give biblical insight; a wisdom to interpret our culture and our tradition; and the ability to put them together to serve the community.
  5. Pray for our newly developed leadership structure that our Lord may bless our core and our ministry leaders with much spiritual fruit when we are faithful in Him.
  6. Pray for all ESM leaders that we shall all glorify God in all we do and say. Help us to be diligent in the study of his word, guide us into his truth, lead us to live a godly life and may our life be a good influence to the young ones; and may our words and deeds become a witness of the gospel in this world.
  7. Pray for our Lego Youth Weekend Away on Dec; may God bless everyone with his salvation; pray for the present of the Holy Spirit that our speaker may delivery God’s word with clarity and everyone may understand and be saved by God.
  8. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  9. Pray for Dom who is teaching English in South Korea.

25 Nov 2012

  1. Pray for ESM’s summer program on Dec 2012 & Jan 2013. Ask God for wisdom with our leaders. We shall prepare for evangelical activity on our Chinese New Year Booth at Hurstville on Jan. Please pray for an open hearts for non-believers that they may believe in Jesus; and that we Christians may have a burden to share the gospel with them.
  2. Kindly pray for Pastor V as he and his family will be taking a month annunal leave on Dec. Pray that our Lord will give him rest. Help him to be able to grap hold of the vision and direction of his future ministry path.
  3. Pray for those who is perparing to study in the Bible colleges next years: Simon Nagel, Andy Tan, Ho Pan So, Eddie Yam, and those who are preparing to equip themselves (including Pastor V), that the Holy Spirit will be leading and guiding all of us in the study of His word. May the Lord bless us in our understanding and perservance in all the difficult area.
  4. Pray for ESM’s future. Pray that the leaders may be able to develop a theological vision which we may strive together. Pray that our Lord may give biblical insight; a wisdom to interpret our culture and our tradition; and the ability to put them together to serve the community. (Please refer to Tim Keller’s Center Church for the definition of theological vision.)
  5. Pray for our newly developed leadership structure that our Lord may bless our core and our ministry leaders with much fruits when we are faithful in Him. Pray for a favourable “soil condition” and “weather condition” that this garden may furnish. Ask God to illuminate in us an understanding of why we are doing what we are doing.
  6. Pray for all ESM leaders that we shall all glorify God in all we do and say. Help us to be diligent in the study of his word, guide us into his truth, lead us to live a godly life and may our life be a good influence to the young ones; and may our word and deed become a witness of the gospel in this world.
  7. Pray for our Lego Youth Weekend Away on Dec; may God bless everyone with his salvation; pray for the present of the Holy Spirit that our speaker may delivery God’s word with clarity and the young people may understand and be saved by God.
  8. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  9. Pray for Dom who is teaching English in South Korea.
  10. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

18 Nov 2012

  1. Pray for ESM’s future. Pray that the leaders may be able to develop a theological vision which we may strive together. Pray that our Lord may give biblical insight; a wisdom to interpret our culture and our tradition; and the ability to put them together to serve the community.
  2. Pray for our newly developed leadership structure that our Lord may bless our core and our ministry leaders with much fruits when we are faithful in Him. Pray for a favourable “soil condition” and “weather condition” that this garden may furnish. Ask God to illuminate in us an understanding of why we are doing what we are doing.
  3. Pray for all ESM leaders that we shall all glorify God in all we do and say. Help us to be diligent in the study of his word, guide us into his truth, lead us to live a godly life and may our life be a good influence to the young ones; and may our word and deed become a witness of the gospel in this world.
  4. Pray for our Lego Youth Weekend Away on Dec; may God bless everyone with his salvation; pray for the present of the Holy Spirit that our speaker may delivery God’s word with clarity and the young people may understand and be saved of God.
  5. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  6. Pray for Dom who is teaching English in South Korea.
  7. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

4 Nov 2012

  1. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. Baptism class will begin on the 3rd Sunday of Nov. Please pray for the class that God’s name will be glorified.
  2. Pray for the year 12 who are going through HSC exam. And give thanks to the Lord for those who have finished.
  3. Pray for those who are out of town: Dom is teaching English in South Korea; some of us are going to Cancare Conference this weekend.
  4. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.
  5. Pray for the coming members’ meeting. Ask God for wisdom and guidance. May the head of the church our Lord Jesus Christ continues to uphold his church with his Truth, Power and Authority. Ask God to help us to make godly decision in the meeting.
  6. Pray for all ESM leaders that we shall all glorify in all we do and say. Help us to be diligent in the study of his word, guide us into his truth, lead us to live a godly life and may our life be a good influence to the young ones; and may our word and deed become a witness of the gospel in this world.
  7. Pray for our new leadership structure, the Core and the Ministry Committees, that our Lord would bless each leader; ask God for the gifts of the Holy Spirit so that his body may be built; ask God for guidance in the how we may discipling one another.

28 Oct 2012

  1. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. Baptism class will begin on the 2nd Sunday of Nov. Please pray for the class that God’s name will be glorified.
  2. Pray for the year 12 who are going through HSC exam. And give thanks to the Lord for those who have finished.
  3. Pray for those who are out of town: Dom is teaching English in South Korea; some of us are going to Cancare Conference this weekend.
  4. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.
  5. Pray for the coming members’ meeting. Ask God for wisdom and guidance. May the head of the church our Lord Jesus Christ continues to uphold his church with his Truth, Power and Authority. Ask God to help us to make godly decision in the meeting.
  6. Pray for all ESM leaders that we shall all glorify in all we do and say. Help us to be diligent in the study of his word, guide us into his truth, lead us to live a godly life and may our life be a good influence to the young ones; and may our word and deed become a witness of the gospel in this world.

14 Oct 2012

  1. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  2. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English.
  3. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  4. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.
  5. Pray for the coming members’ meeting. Ask God for wisdom and guidance. May the head of the church our Lord Jesus Christ continues to uphold his church with his Truth, Power and Authority.

7 Oct 2012

  1. Please pray for today’s ESM leaders meeting. Pray that our sovereign God would lead and guide us through this meeting.
  2. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  3. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English.
  4. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  5. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  6. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

30 Sept 2012

  1. We have some good and constructive ideas coming out of the leaders’ retreat; pray that our Lord will give ESM wisdom and guidance, hearts that love Jesus; and a similar mind to make disciple and a vision of being simple and missional. As we are going to have another general leaders meeting on 7/10, pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to lead and guide us through so that the vision and direction of ESM will be consolidate through the commitment of every leader in the trusting and obeying of our Lord Jesus Christ.
  2. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. As usual, ESM baptism will be on the last Sunday of March, 2013. If anyone of you are thinking of baptism, please talk to pastor V immediately.
  3. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English.
  4. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  5. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains. Thank God for the turning down of the same-sex marriage in the parliamentary, pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to uphold the hearts of our leaders.
  6. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

23 Sept 2012

  1. We have some good and constructive ideas coming out of the leaders’ retreat; pray that our Lord will give ESM wisdom and guidance, hearts that love Jesus; and a similar mind to make disciple and a vision of being simple and missional. Pray for God’s sovereignty in making these ideas into practical ministry direction.
  2. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. As usual, ESM baptism will be on the last Sunday of March, 2013. If anyone of you are thinking of baptism, please talk to pastor V immediately.
  3. Jesus wants us to be his disciples. He also wants us to make disciples of all nations; but before we may GO and MAKE disciples, we must be a faithful disciples. Ask God for the power of the Holy Spirit in the transformation of our heart and mind. Pray that the Lord would put a hunger for Him in our appetite; a thirst for His word; a craving for his love, mercy and righteousness. May the Lord transform ESM into a disciple making ministry.
  4. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English for 6 months.
  5. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  6. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  7. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

16 Sept 2012

  1. Thank God for our Leaders Retreat in the past two days. May the Lord continue to strength our leaders, spiritually and physically. May the Lord keep our vision right on Him. May the Lord set our path to Him.
  2. Please pray for Uncle Peter To (Chinese Cong) as he is suffering from cancer.
  3. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  4. Jesus wants us to be his disciples. He also wants us to make disciples of all nations; but before we may GO and MAKE disciples, we must be a faithful disciples. Ask God for the power of the Holy Spirit in the transformation of our heart and mind. Pray that the Lord would put a hunger for Him in our appetite; a thirst for His word; a craving for his love, mercy and righteousness. May the Lord transform ESM into a disciple making ministry.
  5. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English for 6 months.
  6. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  7. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  8. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

9 Sept 2012

  1. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  2. Pray for our ESM Leaders Committee that our Lord’s guidance be upon all of us as we discuss about the ministry.
  3. Pray for the Leaders’ Retreat that Pastor Vincent may be able to deliver the vision and direction of ESM; that ESM will become a disciple making ministry.
  4. Jesus wants us to be his disciples. He also wants us to make disciples of all nations; but before we may GO and MAKE disciples, we must be a faithful disciples. Ask God for the power of the Holy Spirit in the transformation of our heart and mind. Pray that the Lord would put a hunger for Him in our appetite; a thirst for His word; a craving for his love, mercy and righteousness. May the Lord transform ESM into a disciple making ministry.
  5. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English for 6 months.
  6. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  7. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  8. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

2 Sept 2012

  1. Pray for Rev Isaac Quan that as he share his missionary works at Ghana tonight, pray that the Lord would give him strength and the power of the Holy Spirit. Help our brothers and sisters to see God’s hand in Africa; and may the name of our Lord be glorified in this continent.
  2. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the Holy Spirit continues his mighty work among us; regenerate our hearts that we shall submit to His calling.
  3. Jesus wants us to be his disciples. He also wants us to make disciples of all nations; but before we may GO and MAKE disciples, we must be a faithful disciples. Ask God for the power of the Holy Spirit in the transformation of our heart and mind. Pray that the Lord would put a hunger for Him in our appetite; a thirst for His word; a craving for his love, mercy and righteousness. May the Lord transform ESM into a disciple making ministry.
  4. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English for 6 months; pray for the spiritual gift of tongue that he may learn Korean to communicate well with the locals. Ask God to open doors for him to share the gospel; strengthen him as he continues to witness Christ with his words and deeds.
  5. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  6. Pray for the upcoming Leaders Retreat Camp that it would be a time for leaders bonding together; may the spirit work relentlessly in our hearts and mind that we shall all surrender to His great love.
  7. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  8. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.
  9. Sub-Saharan Africa is the South of the Sahara Dessert. UN Statistics 2009 shows that 22.4 million were living with HIV, which translates to 91% of HIV infections among children worldwide. There are more than 14.1 million children left orphaned by AIDS. PRAY if God will lead you to some new things. (www.africanaidsfoundation.org.au)

26 Aug 2012

  1. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  2. Jesus wants us to be his disciples. He also wants us to make disciples of all nations; but before we may GO and MAKE disciples, we must be a faithful disciples. Ask God for the power of the Holy Spirit in the transformation of our heart and mind. Pray that the Lord would put a hunger for Him in our appetite; a thirst for His word; a craving for his love, mercy and righteousness. May the Lord transform ESM into a disciple making ministry.
  3. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English for 6 months.
  4. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  5. Pray for the upcoming Leaders Retreat Camp that it would be a time for leaders bonding together; may the spirit work relentlessly in our hearts and mind that we shall all surrender to His great love.
  6. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  7. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.
  8. Sub-Saharan Africa is the South of the Sahara Dessert. UN Statistics 2009 shows that 22.4 million were living with HIV, which translates to 91% of HIV infections among children worldwide. There are more than 14.1 million children left orphaned by AIDS. PRAY if God will lead you to some new things. (www.africanaidsfoundation.org.au)

19 Aug 2012

  1. Pray for Dom as he is in South Korea to teach English for 6 months.
  2. Pray for the year 12 who are going to sit for HSC exam. Pray that they may focus their hearts and minds on Jesus; knowing what they are doing and why they are doing; ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and guidance as they prepare their lives for the next stage. No matter it is further study or working, helps them to understand that they are all doing it for Jesus.
  3. Pray for the upcoming Leaders Retreat Camp that it would be a time for leaders bonding together; may the spirit work relentlessly in our hearts and mind that we shall all surrender to His great love.
  4. Jesus wants us to be his disciples. He also wants us to make disciples of all nations; but before we may GO and MAKE disciples, we must be a faithful disciples. Ask God for the power of the Holy Spirit in the transformation of our heart and mind. Pray that the Lord would put a hunger for Him in our appetite; a thirst for His word; a craving for his love, mercy and righteousness. May the Lord transform ESM into a disciple making ministry.
  5. Ask God for compassion, mercy, grace, and wisdom in how we may handle all the recent social and political issues. Help us to develop a biblical perspective so that we may glorify God as we share our views.
  6. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  7. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  8. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

1 July 2012

  1. As God for compassion, mercy, grace, and wisdom in how we may be able to tell our friends our standpoint on “gay marriage.” As this kind of topic has been dividing not only the secular world, but also the church. While the conservatives and the liberal Christians are criticising each others, may the Lord grant us wisdom in how to share God’s love and grace with humility; and be able to stand firm in where the Gospel stands. While we are not fear the point out the sins of this world, ask the Holy Spirit to convict our own sins and helps us to repent of them.
  2. Pray for the high schoolers that we may be careful in how to show love and respect; as some “debates” on SSM may turn into personal attacks and bullies, ask God for wisdom whether we should involve in such “debates.”
  3. Pray for those who are in authority: our Prime Ministers and all the members of the parliament that they come to a resolution in dealing with the asylum seekers. Pray that they may show love and respect of human lives above their personal gains.
  4. Ask God to give us a heart for discipleship. Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to guide us into the Great Commission. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years.
  5. Pray for our church’s new Mandarin ministry in Revesby.

17 June 2012

  1. Ask God to give us a heart for discipleship. Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to guide us into the Great Commission. As Jesus has commanded us to make disciples of all nations, please that his will be done among us. Pray for everyone (including yourself) that we shall all humble ourselves in learning God’s word; and that we shall have the determination to put God’s word into practise. Ask God to raise up leaders who are able to set an example in holy living and be able to teach with word and deed. May God helps us to be as missional church.
  2. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of his children. May God’s name be glorified by those he calls to repentance.
  3. Pray for our Chinese Congs brothers and sisters as they begin to starts a mandarin ministry at Revesby. Pray that the Lord will open doors to spread the gospel. May God’s name be glorified.

3 June 2012

  1. Give thanks to the Lord for a beautiful, God glorifying wedding of Betty and Ho Pan.
  2. Please keep our newly wedded (Samantha & Yoki, Betty and Ho Pan) in your prayer. Ask God to be the head of their family; and the Holy Spirit will continue to sanctify them through their marriage.
  3. Please continue to pray for ESM’s future. Pray for pastor V and all the leaders. Pray also for everyone who have been baptised that we shall continue to love God and serve Him everyday.
  4. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of God’s children. May God’s name be glorified by those he calls to repentance.
  5. Pray for our Chinese Congs brothers and sisters as they begin to starts a mandarin ministry at Revesby. Pray that the Lord will open door for them.

20 May 2012

  1. Please keep our newly wedded (Samantha & Yoki) in your prayer. Ask God to be the head of their family; and the Holy Spirit will continue to sanctify them through their marriage.
  2. We continue to pray for Betty and Ho Pan’s wedding on 2 June. Please that this again will be a God glorifying one. Ask God to be with them in their preparation.
  3. Please continue to pray for ESM’s future. Pray for pastor V and all the leaders. Pray also for everyone who have been baptised that we shall continue to love God and serve Him everyday.
  4. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of God’s children. May God’s name be glorified by those he calls to repentance.
  5. Pray for the quarterly members’ meeting that we shall glorify God and love one another.
  6. Please pray for Grace’s mum (Nora), she is unwell and is now in hospital.

13 May 2012

  1. Please pray for Christine and Tristin, as they are visiting their parents in Hong Kong, ask God to give them wisdom in how to communicate the gospel to them. Pray that they may have a good and quality time together.
  2. Pray for Sammi and Yoki, the newly married. Pray that the Lord will be the Lord of their family, leading and guiding their lives as husband and wife; help them to glorify God together.
  3. Please continue to pray for ESM’s future. Pray for pastor V and all the leaders.
  4. Please continue to remember our newly baptised, pray that the Holy Spirit will continue the work of sanctification; strength them in their repentance; illuminate them as they study God’s word; lead and guide them into the truth; may all knowledge and information lead to the transformation of their lives.
  5. Pray also for everyone who have been baptised that we shall continue to love God and serve Him everyday.
  6. Dare yourself by asking if God would call you to serve Him in full-time ministry.
  7. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of God’s children. May God’s name be glorified by those he calls to repent.
  8. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Betty and Ho Pan (2/6).

 

6 May 2012

  1. Please continue to pray for ESM’s future. Pray for pastor V and all the leaders as we have our meeting today.
  2. Please continue to remember our newly baptised, pray that the Holy Spirit will continue the work of sanctification; strength them in their repentance; illuminate them as they study God’s word; lead and guide them into the truth; may all knowledge and information lead to the transformation of their lives.
  3. Pray also for everyone who have been baptised that we shall continue to love God and serve Him everyday.
  4. Dare yourself by asking if God would call you to serve Him in full-time ministry.
  5. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of God’s children. May God’s name be glorified by those he calls to repent.
  6. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Samantha and Yoki (12/5); Betty and Ho Pan (2/6).

 

29 April 2012

  1. Please continue to pray for ESM’s future. Pray for pastor V and all the leaders as they prepare for the next meeting.
  2. Please continue to pray for our newly baptised: Bianca, Gloriana, Calvin, Jessie, Gina, Yoki and Heyland. Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to work in their hearts and minds; strength them to repent of their sins everyday; illuminate them as they study God’s word; lead and guide them into the truth; give them wisdom to live their everyday life.
  3. Pray also for everyone who have been baptised that we shall continue to love God and serve Him everyday.
  4. Dare yourself by asking if God would call you to serve Him in full-time ministry.
  5. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of God’s children. May God’s name be glorified by those he calls to repent.
  6. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Samantha and Yoki (12/5); Betty and Ho Pan (2/6).

22 April 2012

  1. Please continue to pray for ESM’s future. Ask the Holy Spirit to illuminates our hearts everyday; help us to examine our lives. Pray that the Lord would raise up more and more workers among us. May the Lord remind us of his great commission to us, asks God to make us disciples of Jesus first, and as we go, we make disciples for Jesus.
  2. Please continue to pray for our newly baptised: Bianca, Gloriana, Calvin, Jessie, Gina, Yoki and Heyland. Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to work in their hearts and minds; strength them to repent of their sins everyday; illuminate them as they study God’s word; lead and guide them into the truth; give them wisdom to live their everyday life.
  3. Pray also for everyone who have been baptised that we shall continue to love God and serve Him everyday.
  4. Dare yourself by asking if God would call you to serve Him in full-time ministry.
  5. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of God’s children. May God’s name be glorified by those he calls to repent.
  6. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Samantha and Yoki (12/5); Betty and Ho Pan (2/6).

15 April 2012

  1. Pray for those who have gone to KYCK. Pray that our lives will be challenged and edified. Ask God for a humble heart to learn and an attentive ear to listen to God’s word. Pray also for their safety on the road.
  2. Please continue to pray for our newly baptised: Bianca, Gloriana, Calvin, JessieGina, Yoki and Heyland. Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to work in their hearts and minds; strength them to repent of their sins everyday; illuminate them as they study God’s word; lead and guide them into the truth; give them wisdom to live their everyday life.
  3. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those who are going to be baptised next years. May the power of the Holy Spirit regenerates the hearts of God’s children. May God’s name to glorified by those he calls to repent.
  4. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Samantha and Yoki; Betty and Ho Pan.

8 April 2012

  1. Pray for those who are going to KYCK this weekend. Pray that our lives will be challenged and edified. Ask God for a humble heart to learn and an attentive ear to listen to God’s word. Pray also for their safety on the road.
  2. Please continue to pray for our newly baptised: Bianca, Gloriana, Calvin, Jessie, Gina, Yoki and Heyland. Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to work in their hearts and minds; strength them to repent of their sins everyday; illuminate them as they study God’s word; lead and guide them into the truth; give them wisdom to live their everyday life.
  3. When we pray for our newly baptised, we don’t forget those who have been baptised in the past. All of us need to live a life of repentance. Ask God for his love and mercy on every one of us; revive our hearts, mind and soul. May we all continue to grow in Christ.
  4. Pray for those who have not been baptised. Ask God for the power to regenerate hearts. Help us to give up our Christless life, open our eyes to be able to see God’s love in us.
  5. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Samantha and Yoki; Betty and Ho Pan

1 April 2012

  1. Please continue to pray for our newly baptised: Bianca, Gloriana, Calvin, Jessie, Gina, Yoki and Heyland. Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to work in their hearts and minds; strength them to repent of their sins everyday; illuminate them as they study God’s word; lead and guide them into the truth; give them wisdom to live their everyday life.
  2. When we pray for our newly baptised, we don’t forget those who have been baptised in the past. All of us need to live a life of repentance. Ask God for his love and mercy on every one of us; revive our hearts, mind and soul. May we all continue to grow in Christ.
  3. Pray for those who have not been baptised. Ask God for the power to regenerate hearts. Help us to give up our Christless life, open our eyes to be able to see God’s love in us.
  4. Please pray for the Parents’ Day. Please pray that ESM will work harmoniously with the parents in bringing our next generation to Jesus. Pray for repenting hearts and reviving spirit among the leaders and parents; pray for hearts that submit to God’s authority.
  5. Pray for those who prepare to go to KYCK. Pray that our lives will be challenged and edified. Ask God for a humble heart to learn from one another.
  6. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Samantha and Yoki; Betty and Ho Pan

25 March 2012

  1. Please pray for those who are baptising today: Bianca, Gloriana, Calvin, Jessie, Gina, Yoki and Heyland. Pray that our Lord will use their testimonies to touch the hearts of many; give them strength and boldness to speak. Pray for Christine, Serena and Samantha our interpreters that the message is clear to everyone. Pray also for protection and guidance of the Holy Spirit that the whole ceremony, refreshment and after party will run smoothly. Pray for all those who serve that we are serving God, and may our service be pleasing and acceptable to God. Please for everyone who come to the service will be satisfied and the name of our Lord will be glorified.
  2. Please continue to remember our newly baptised that they will grow by the power of the Holy Spirit; and they will grow into mature disciples of Jesus.
  3. Please pray for the Parents’ Day next Sunday. Please pray that ESM will work harmoniously with the parents in bringing our next generation to Jesus. Pray for repenting hearts and reviving spirit among the leaders and parents; pray for hearts that submit to God’s authority.
  4. Please continue to remember those who are getting marry this year: Samantha and Yoki; Betty and Ho Pan. Ask God to give them a heart that they may totally submit to the Holy Spirit in all things; and their wedding will be a God glorifying ceremony.

 

18 March 2012

  1. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki. As they are preparing their testimonies, ask the Holy Spirit to become their guidance. Pray for our interpreters, that the Holy Spirit will strengthen them with the gift of tongue, so that they may assist in delivering the message.
  2. Pray for the preparation of the baptism ceremony. Pray that our friends, families and relatives may be able to come and to share our joy. Pray that the Holy Spirit may use our testimonies to touch the hearts of many.
  3. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.

11 March 2012

  1. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki. As they are preparing their testimonies, ask the Holy Spirit to become their guidance.
  2. Pray for the preparation of the baptism ceremony. Pray that our friends, families and relatives may be able to come and to share our joy. Pray that the Holy Spirit may use our testimonies to touch the hearts of many.
  3. Pray for our high school & Uni students as they begin a new year of study; ask God to give them wisdom in learning and diligence in their study. Pray that they would become good witnesses of the love of Jesus Christ at their schools and universities.
  4. Pray for those who are working that they too may become a good witness of Jesus in their workplace.
  5. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.

5 March 2012

Please pray for Andy:

We have 3 non believers joining our Bible study group tomorrow at work!

Please pray that :
1. They won’t be dragged into a meeting in the last minute / have something urgent come up
2. I would prepare the material well and that it would be engaging 
3. Hearts would be soft soil for God’s Word to sink in.

Thanks for partnering in prayer!

Andy

3 March 2012

  1. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki. As they are preparing their testimonies, ask the Holy Spirit to become their guidance.
  2. Pray for the preparation of the baptism ceremony. Pray that our friends, families and relatives may be able to come and to share our joy. Pray that the Holy Spirit may use our testimonies to touch the hearts of many.
  3. Pray for our high school & Uni students as they begin a new year of study; ask God to give them wisdom in learning and diligence in their study. Pray that they would become good witnesses of the love of Jesus Christ at their schools and universities.
  4. Pray for those who are working that they too may become a good witness of Jesus in their workplace.
  5. Pray for Simon and Jo Nagel, as thousands of new and old students starting to flood the campus, please that the Christian workers may be able to form good relationships with all students. Pray for Simon as he is approaching new students that they power of the Holy Spirit would strength him with the love of God. (See our website for details.)
  6. Pray for Lawry and Ceanne, they had reached their destination and started to settle down in their new place. However, Lawry’s uncle passed away and they have to fly to Lawry’s hometown. Ask God for wisdom in their dealing with the traditional funeral rituals (e.g. bowing, burning incense sticks etc). (See our website for details.)
  7. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.

26 Feb 2012

  1. Pray for our high school & Uni students as they begin a new year of study; ask God to give them wisdom in learning and diligence in their study. Pray that they would become good witnesses of the love of Jesus Christ at their schools and universities.
  2. Pray for Simon and Jo Nagel, as thousands of new and old students starting to flood the campus, please that the Christian workers may be able to form good relationships with all students. Pray for Simon as he is approaching new students that they power of the Holy Spirit would strength him with the love of God. (See go to home page for details.)
  3. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki. Please pray for the protection and guidance of the Holy Spirit.
  4. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.
  5. Pray for Lawry and Ceanne, they had reached their destination and started to settle down in their new place. However, Lawry’s uncle passed away and they have to fly to Lawry’s hometown. Ask God for wisdom in their dealing with the traditional funeral rituals (e.g. bowing, burning incense sticks etc). (See go to home page for details)

21 Feb 2012

Please pray for Simon and Jo Nagel. Go to home page to read their email. 😉

19 Feb 2012

  1. Pray for our high school students as they begin a new year of study; ask God to give them wisdom in learning and diligence in their study. Pray that they would become good witnesses of the love of Jesus Christ at their schools.
  2. Pray for those who prepare for universities this year, may their lives at uni be able to attract people to Jesus. Ask God to help them to be discipline in their studies, give them wisdom in learning and diligence in their study. Pray for guidance that they may be equipped to serve God in this society and in ESM.
  3. Pray for those who are in overseas that our Lord’s protection and guidance will always be with them. Pray that they may have a good time with their friends, relatives and families.
  4. Please continue to pray for Athan, Tracy and Andy, that our Lord’s blessing, kindness and love be with the family. Please for their adjustment and adaptation to a new life pattern at home.
  5. Please continue to pray for ESM’s vision to make disciples for Jesus. Help us to be able to rely solely on the power of the Holy Spirit. Pray that we may all study the Bible diligently and be able to come to Jesus to have life.
  6. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki.
  7. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.

12 Feb 2012

  1. Pray for our high school students as they begin a new year of study; ask God to give them wisdom in learning and deligence in their study. Pray that they would become a good witnesses of the love of Jesus Christ at their schools.
  2. Pray for those who prepare for universities this year, may their lives at uni be able to attract people to Jesus. Ask God to help them to be discipline in their studies, give them wisdom in learning and diligence in their study. Pray for guidance that they may be equipped to serve God in this society and in ESM.
  3. Pray for those who are in overseas that our Lord’s protection and guidance will always be with them. Pray that they may have a good time with their friends, relatives and families.
  4. Please continue to pray for Athan, Tracy and Andy, that our Lord’s blessing, kindness and love be with the family. Please for their adjustment and adaptation to a new life pattern at home.
  5. Please continue to pray for ESM’s vision to make disciples for Jesus. Help us to be able to rely solely on the power of the Holy Spirit. Pray that we may all study the Bible diligently and be able to come to Jesus to have life.
  6. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki.
  7. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.

5 Feb 2012

(1) Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name:

  • Praise God for who he is. Thank him for his love, mercy, kindness, righteousness….

(2) Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven:

  • Pray for ESM’s vision of being SIMPLE & MISSIONAL — Disciple Making. Pray for unity in the Spirit. Ask God for wisdom and guidance. May the fire of the Spirit burns in our heart and revives our souls that we may lead ESM into God’s will and truth.
  • Pray that ESM may produce more spiritual fruits, especially more disciples of Jesus; more friends and family members coming to know Jesus.
  • Pray for Andy’s Bible study group at his workplace; pray that the Holy Spirit will add to the number of those who would believe in Jesus. Pray also for Andy that the Holy Spirit would fill him with conviction and power and strength to continue to serve Him.
  • Pray for Simon and Jo Nagel. Remember their ministry at New College (UNSW), ask God for strength and a big heart and love in the reaching out non-believing students.
  • Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki.
  • Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.
  • Remember all our brothers and sisters who are now in Hong Kong, may the Holy Spirit protect them and guide them. Pray that they may have a good time with their family, relatives and family; and their time together are God glorifying.

(3) Give us today our daily bread:

  • Ask God to raise up more people and more resources to witness his gospel.
  • Pray for the financial need of our church. Perhaps this is holiday season that many people are aways; for that the church leaders will rely on God’s provision. Ask God to move the heart of his people that we will be generous in our giving.
  • Let’s continue to pray for Helena (Vincent and Florence’s mum), give thank for her speedy recovery. Pray that our Lord would continue to keep her and her family.
  • Ask God to continue to keep Athan, Tracy and Andy under his blessings. Pray that Tracy and Andy would soon recover and adapt to the new routine of rearing their son. May the love of our Lord and the joy of the Holy Spirit be with all of them.

(4) Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors:

  • Ask the Holy Spirit to search our hearts; illuminate the deepest and darkest area. Ask God for his forgiveness of our sins. Ask the Holy Spirit for strength to repent, especially for habitual sins.. Forgive one another; especially those who have offended you.
  • Help us to practise what we’ve learn from Romans: when we disagree, we receive on another; edify one another; and please one another.

(5) And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one:

  • Ask God for a pure heart. Pray that we wouldn’t come to face temptation; but when we face temptation, pray that the Holy Spirit would show us a way out. Pray that all our lives are holy and pleasing in the eyes of God.

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29 Jan 2012

  1. We continue our prayer for Andy’s family. Pray that the Holy Spirit will fill the house with love and patience as everyone is adjusting to a new life pattern. May our Lord’s kindness, love and mercy be always with Andy and Tracy; may the power of the Holy Spirit be with Athan, strength him in everything and in every way.
  2. Please continue to pray for Helena’s recovery.
  3. Pray for our ESM welcoming Year 7 party, that we may get to know each others and love one another in Christ.
  4. Pray for ESM 2012: Simple & Missional (Making Disciples) – pray for our Sunday Small Groups leaders that they may devote themselves to follow Jesus and be a faithful and teachable disciples themselves.
  5. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki.
  6. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.
  7. Remember all our brothers and sisters who are now in Hong Kong, may the Holy Spirit protect them and guide them. Pray that they may have a good time with their family, relatives and family; and their time together are God glorifying.

22 Jan 2012

  1. We continue our prayer for Andy’s family. Pray that the Holy Spirit will fill the house with love and patience as everyone is adjusting to a new life pattern. May our Lord’s kindness, love and mercy be always with Andy and Tracy; may the power of the Holy Spirit be with Athan, strength him in everything and in every way.
  2. Please continue to pray for Helena’s recovery.
  3. Pray for ESM 2012: Simple & Missional (Making Disciples)
  4. Pray for those who are preparing for baptism this year: Bianca, Calvin, Gina, Gloriana, Heyland, Jessie, and Yoki.
  5. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.

 

15 Jan 2012

  1. We continue our prayer for Andy’s family. Pray that the Holy Spirit will fill the house with love and patience as everyone is adjusting to a new life pattern. May our Lord’s kindness, love and mercy be always with Andy and Tracy; may the power of the Holy Spirit be with Athan, strength him in everything and in every way.
  2. Please continue to pray for Helena’s recovery. Remember Jessie’s family that the love of our Lord will fill their hearts.
  3. Thank God for CnyNp and all the guests that came to our church. May the Holy Spirit blesses our ministry of hosptiality, continue to works relentlessly on all our hearts, and adds to the number of those who are saved by our Lord.
  4. Pray for ESM 2012: Simple & Missional (Making Disciples):
    • Ask God to give Pastor Vincent and all the leaders wisdom & guidance in keeping ESM simple and missional.
    • As the goal of ESM 2012 is “making disciples,” please pray for teach-able hearts among the leaders; that we shall all submit to the authority of the Bible. May the Holy Spirit works in our hearts that we are not just learning more about Jesus, but we are getting more like Jesus. As this is the definition of being a disciple of Jesus.
    • As the Great Commission (Matt 28:18-20) teaches us — that as we go, make disciples of all nations. Ask the Holy Spirit to make us not only a teach-able students of the Scripture, but also able teachers of the Scripture; that we may not only teach with our mouth, we may also teach with our deeds.
    • Pray for the 7 new ESMers. By the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit, pray that they may understand the gospel and receive Jesus as their Saviour. Most importantly, ask God for wisdom, guidance and love that we may serve them well with the gospel.

8 Jan 2012

  1. Thank God for Athan Tan! Pray that our God will be his God, and our Lord’s mercy, kindness, love and compassion will be with the Tan’s family. Ask the Holy Spirit to equip Andy and Tracy to be godly parents, setting an example for Athan to walk with Jesus for the rest of his life.
  2. Thank God for the speedy recovery of Helena. She went home last Wed. Please continue to pray for her recovery. Ask God to bless the family by being able to see God’s sovereigty in everything. Pray that God’s glory is revealed and be praised.
  3. Please continue to keep Jessie and her family in our prayers. Please ask for God’s comfort and guidance. As there will be adjustment and adaptation in the future, pray that our Lord’s hand be upon everyone in the family.
  4. Continue to pray for the preparation of our CnyNp:
    • Pray for the power of the Holy Spirit to regenerate the hearts of our neighbours.
    • Ask God to raise up our brothers and sisters to serve with a humble and servant heart.
    • Pray for a love for the people among ourselves; so that when people come to us, they may see the love of Christ.
    • Ask God for an appropriate weather on the 14th.
  5. Pray for ESM 2012: Simple & Missional (Making Disciples):
    • Ask God to give Pastor Vincent and all the leaders wisdom & guidance in keeping ESM simple and missional.
    • As the goal of ESM 2012 is “making disciples,” please pray for teach-able hearts among the leaders; that we shall all submit to the authority of the Bible. May the Holy Spirit works in our hearts that we are not just learning more about Jesus, but we are getting more like Jesus. As this is the definition of being a disciple of Jesus.
    • As the Great Commission (Matt 28:18-20) teaches us — that as we go, make disciples of all nations. Ask the Holy Spirit to make us not only a teach-able students of the Scripture, but also able teachers of the Scripture; that we may not only teach with our mouth, we may also teach with our deeds.
    • Pray for the 7 new ESMers. By the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit, pray that they may understand the gospel and receive Jesus as their Saviour. Most importantly, ask God for wisdom, guidance and love that we may serve them well with the gospel.
  6. Pray for those who are preparing to get married in 2012.

1 Jan 2012

  1. Thank God for the speedy recovery of Helena. It was a successful operation. She was transferred from Intensive Care the next day and was able to walk without assistant. Please continue to pray for her recovery. Pray that God’s glory is revealed and be praised.
  2. Please continue to keep Jessie and her family in our prayers. Please ask for God’s comfort and guidance. As there will be adjustment and adaptation in the future, pray that our Lord’s hand be upon everyone in the family.
  3. Continue to pray for the preparation of our Chinese New Year Neighbourhood Party:
    • Pray for the power of the Holy Spirit to regenerate the hearts of our neighbours.
    • Ask God to raise up our brothers and sisters to serve with a humble and servant heart.
    • Pray for a love for the people among ourselves; so that when people come to us, they may see the love of Christ.
  4. Pray for ESM 2012: Simple & Missional (Making Disciples):
    • Ask God to give Pastor Vincent and all the leaders wisdom & guidance in keeping ESM simple and missional.
    • As the goal of ESM 2012 is “making disciples,” please pray for teach-able hearts among the leaders; that we shall all submit to the authority of the Bible. May the Holy Spirit works in our hearts that we are not just learning more about Jesus, but we are getting more like Jesus. As this is the definition of being a disciple of Jesus.
    • As the Great Commission (Matt 28:18-20) teaches us — that as we go, make disciples of all nations. Ask the Holy Spirit to make us not only a teach-able students of the Scripture, but also able teachers of the Scripture; that we may not only teach with our mouth, we may also teach with our deeds.
    • Today, we have 5 more young people graduated from Sunday School and join  ESM. Pray that we will make them feel welcome; pray for the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit; pray for the power of the gospel be upon them. Most importantly, ask God for wisdom, guidance and love that we may serve them well with the gospel.
  5. Pray for those who are in the front line of God’s work:
    • Pray for Geoff’s mission trip to Japan. He is about to finish and coming back on 4th Jan.  May the Lord continue to protect and guide him. Give him a big heart to love the people, give him the tongue to speak the gospel, give him wisdom to discern the spirits, give him knowledge to present the gospel in a culturally appropriate way. May the seeds of mission be planted in his heart that he may be used by God mightily in future.
    • Pray for Andy’s Bible study group at his workplace; pray that the Holy Spirit will add to the number of those who would believe in Jesus.
    • Pray for Brian Birtles (Andy’s friend) who is now on mission in Japan.
    • Pray for Simon and Jo Nagel. Remember their ministry at New College (UNSW), ask God for strength and continued energy and love in the reaching out non-believing students.

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