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5.17 | Pray for the Ministers of God’s Holy Word and Sacraments

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SECTION 5 | Intercession | 5.17 | Pray for the Ministers of God’s Holy Word and Sacraments

For all the ministers of God’s holy word and sacraments, the masters of assemblies.

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Teach your ministers how they ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(ESV) that they may not preach themselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(ESV) and may do their best to present themselves approved to God, workmen who have no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(ESV)

Make them competent in the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(ESV) that from them they may be equipped for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(ESV) in teaching showing integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned. Titus 2:7-8(ESV)

Enable them to give attendance to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching; to practice these things; 1 Timothy 4:13-15(ESV) to devote themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word; Acts 6:4(ESV) to immerse themselves in them and to persist in them, that they may save both themselves and their hearers. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(ESV)

Let words be given to them in opening their mouths boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel, that they may speak as they ought to speak, Ephesians 6:19-20(ESV) as competent ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(ESV) and let them by the Lord’s mercy be trustworthy. 1 Corinthians 7:25(ESV)

Let the arms of their hands be made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(ESV) and let them be full of power by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, Micah 3:8(ESV) to show your people their transgressions and the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(ESV)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(ESV) and enable them always to teach what accords with sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(ESV) correcting their opponents with gentleness; and let not the Lord’s servants be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(ESV)

Make them good examples to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(ESV) and let them purify themselves who bear the vessels of the Lord, Isaiah 52:11(ESV) and let HOLY TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(ESV)

Lord, grant that they may not labor in vain or spend their strength for nothing and vanity, Isaiah 49:4(ESV) but let the hand of the Lord be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(ESV)

Teach your ministers how they ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(ESV) that they may not preach themselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(ESV) and may do their best to present themselves approved to God, workmen who have no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(ESV)

Make them competent in the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(ESV) that from them they may be equipped for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(ESV) in teaching showing integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned. Titus 2:7-8(ESV)

Enable them to give attendance to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching; 1 Timothy 4:13(ESV) to practice these things; 1 Timothy 4:15(ESV) to devote themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word; Acts 6:4(ESV) to immerse themselves in them and to persist in them, that they may save both themselves and their hearers. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(ESV)

Let words be given to them in opening their mouths boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel, that they may speak as they ought to speak, Ephesians 6:19-20(ESV) as competent ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(ESV) and let them by the Lord’s mercy be trustworthy. 1 Corinthians 7:25(ESV)

Let the arms of their hands be made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(ESV) and let them be full of power by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, Micah 3:8(ESV) to show your people their transgressions and the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(ESV)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(ESV) and enable them always to teach what accords with sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(ESV) correcting their opponents with gentleness; and let not the Lord’s servants be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(ESV)

Make them good examples to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(ESV) and let them purify themselves who bear the vessels of the Lord, Isaiah 52:11(ESV) and let HOLY TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(ESV)

Lord, grant that they may not labor in vain or spend their strength for nothing and vanity, Isaiah 49:4(ESV) but let the hand of the Lord be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(ESV)

Teach thy ministers how they ought to behave themselves in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(KJV) that they may not preach themselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(KJV) and may study to show themselves approved to God, workmen that need not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(KJV)

Make them mighty in the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(KJV) that from thence they may be thoroughly furnished for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(KJV) in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity and sincerity, and sound speech, which cannot be condemned. Titus 2:7-8(KJV)

Enable them to give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine, 1 Timothy 4:13(KJV) to meditate upon these things; 1 Timothy 4:15(KJV) to give themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word, Acts 6:4(KJV) to give themselves wholly to them; and to continue in them, that they may both save themselves and those that hear them. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(KJV)

Let utterance be given to them, that they may open their mouths boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, that thereof they may speak as they ought to speak, Ephesians 6:19-20(KJV) as able ministers of the New Testament, not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(KJV) and let them obtain mercy of the Lord to be faithful. 1 Corinthians 7:25(KJV)

Let the arms of their hands be made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(KJV) and let them be full of power by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, Micah 3:8(KJV) to show thy people their transgressions and the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(KJV)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(KJV) and enable them always to speak the things which become sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(KJV) with meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; and let not the servants of the Lord strive but be gentle to all men, apt to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(KJV)

Make them good examples to the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, and in purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(KJV) and let them be clean that bear the vessels of the Lord, Isaiah 52:11(KJV) and let HOLINESS TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(KJV)

Lord, grant that they may not labour in vain or spend their strength for nought and in vain, Isaiah 49:4(KJV) but let the hand of the Lord be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(KJV)

Teach thy ministers how they ought to behave themselves in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(KJV) that they may not preach themselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(KJV) and may study to show themselves approved to God, workmen that need not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(KJV)

Make them mighty in the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(KJV) that from thence they may be thoroughly furnished for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(KJV) in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity and sincerity, and sound speech, which cannot be condemned. Titus 2:7-8(KJV)

Enable them to give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine, 1 Timothy 4:13(KJV) to meditate upon these things; 1 Timothy 4:15(KJV) to give themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word, Acts 6:4(KJV) to give themselves wholly to them; and to continue in them, that they may both save themselves and those that hear them. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(KJV)

Let utterance be given to them, that they may open their mouths boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, that thereof they may speak as they ought to speak, Ephesians 6:19-20(KJV) as able ministers of the New Testament, not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(KJV) and let them obtain mercy of the Lord to be faithful. 1 Corinthians 7:25(KJV)

Let the arms of their hands be made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(KJV) and let them be full of power by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, Micah 3:8(KJV) to show thy people their transgressions and the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(KJV)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(KJV) and enable them always to speak the things which become sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(KJV) with meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; and let not the servants of the Lord strive but be gentle to all men, apt to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(KJV)

Make them good examples to the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, and in purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(KJV) and let them be clean that bear the vessels of the Lord, Isaiah 52:11(KJV) and let HOLINESS TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(KJV)

Lord, grant that they may not labour in vain or spend their strength for nought and in vain, Isaiah 49:4(KJV) but let the hand of the Lord be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(KJV)

Teach Your ministers how they ought to behave themselves in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(NASB) that they may not preach themselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(NASB) and may be diligent to present themselves approved to God, workmen who do not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(NASB)

Make them mighty in the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(NASB) that from them they may be equipped for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(NASB) with purity in doctrine, dignified, and sound in speech which is beyond reproach. Titus 2:7-8(NASB)

Enable them to give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching; 1 Timothy 4:13(NASB) to take pains with these things, 1 Timothy 4:15(NASB) to devote themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word; Acts 6:4(NASB) to be absorbed in them and to persevere in them, that they may ensure salvation both for themselves and for those who hear them. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(NASB)

Let utterance be given to them in the opening of their mouths, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel, that they may speak as they ought to speak, Ephesians 6:19-20(NASB) as adequate ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(NASB) and let them by the mercy of the Lord be trustworthy. 1 Corinthians 7:25(NASB)

Let the arms of their hands be made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(NASB) and let them be full of power – with the Spirit of the Lord of hosts – Micah 3:8(NASB) to declare to Your people their transgressions, and to the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(NASB)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(NASB) and enable them always to speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(NASB) with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition; and let not the Lord’s bond-servants be quarrelsome but kind to all, able to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(NASB)

Make them good examples to the believers in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(NASB) and let them purify themselves who carry the vessels of the LORD, Isaiah 52:11(NASB) and let HOLY TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(NASB)

Lord, grant that they may not toil in vain or spend their strength for nothing and vanity, Isaiah 49:4(NASB) but let the hand of the Lord be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(NASB)

Teach Your ministers how they ought to behave themselves in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(NASB) that they may not preach themselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(NASB) and may be diligent to present themselves approved to God, workmen who do not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(NASB)

Make them mighty in the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(NASB) that from them they may be equipped for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(NASB) with purity in doctrine, dignified, and sound in speech which is beyond reproach. Titus 2:7-8(NASB)

Enable them to give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching; 1 Timothy 4:13(NASB) to take pains with these things, 1 Timothy 4:15(NASB) to devote themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word; Acts 6:4(NASB) to be absorbed in them and to persevere in them, that they may ensure salvation both for themselves and for those who hear them. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(NASB)

Let utterance be given to them in the opening of their mouths, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel, that they may speak as they ought to speak, Ephesians 6:19-20(NASB) as adequate ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(NASB) and let them by the mercy of the Lord be trustworthy. 1 Corinthians 7:25(NASB)

Let the arms of their hands be made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(NASB) and let them be full of power – with the Spirit of the Lord of hosts – Micah 3:8(NASB) to declare to Your people their transgressions, and to the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(NASB)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(NASB) and enable them always to speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(NASB) with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition; and let not the Lord’s bond-servants be quarrelsome but kind to all, able to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(NASB)

Make them good examples to the believers in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(NASB) and let them purify themselves who carry the vessels of the LORD, Isaiah 52:11(NASB) and let HOLY TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(NASB)

Lord, grant that they may not toil in vain or spend their strength for nothing and vanity, Isaiah 49:4(NASB) but let the hand of the Lord be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(NASB)

Teach your ministers how they ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(NIV) that they may not preach themselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(NIV) and may do their best to present themselves to God as approved, workmen who do not need to be ashamed and who correctly handle the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(NIV)

Grant them a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(NIV) that by them they may be thoroughly equipped for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(NIV) in their teaching showing integrity, seriousness, and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned. Titus 2:7-8(NIV)

Enable them to devote themselves to reading, to preaching, to teaching; 1 Timothy 4:13(NIV) to be diligent in these matters; 1 Timothy 4:15(NIV) to give their attention to prayer and the ministry of the word; Acts 6:4(NIV) to give themselves wholly to them, and to persevere in them, that they may save both themselves and their hearers. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(NIV)

Let words be given to them, so that they may open their mouths and fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, that they may declare it as they should, Ephesians 6:19-20(NIV) as competent ministers of the new covenant – not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(NIV) and let them obtain mercy of the Lord to be trustworthy. 1 Corinthians 7:25(NIV)

Let their arms stay strong and limber because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(NIV) and let them be filled with power, with the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, Micah 3:8(NIV) to declare to your people their rebellion and the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(NIV)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(NIV) and enable them always to teach what is in accord with sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(NIV) gently instructing those who oppose them; and let not the Lord’s servants quarrel; instead, let them be kind to everyone and able to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(NIV)

Make them good examples to the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(NIV) and let them be pure who carry the vessels of the LORD, Isaiah 52:11(NIV) and let HOLY TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(NIV)

Lord, grant that they may not labor to no purpose or spend their strength in vain and for nothing, Isaiah 49:4(NIV) but let the Lord’s hand be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(NIV)

Teach your ministers how they ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, 1 Timothy 3:15(NIV) that they may not preach themselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, 2 Corinthians 4:5(NIV) and may do their best to present themselves to God as approved, workmen who do not need to be ashamed and who correctly handle the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15(NIV)

Grant them a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures, Acts 18:24(NIV) that by them they may be thoroughly equipped for every good work, 2 Timothy 3:17(NIV) in their teaching showing integrity, seriousness, and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned. Titus 2:7-8(NIV)

Enable them to devote themselves to reading, to preaching, to teaching; 1 Timothy 4:13(NIV) to be diligent in these matters; 1 Timothy 4:15(NIV) to give their attention to prayer and the ministry of the word; Acts 6:4(NIV) to give themselves wholly to them, and to persevere in them, that they may save both themselves and their hearers. 1 Timothy 4:15-16(NIV)

Let words be given to them, so that they may open their mouths and fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, that they may declare it as they should, Ephesians 6:19-20(NIV) as competent ministers of the new covenant – not of the letter but of the Spirit; 2 Corinthians 3:6(NIV) and let them obtain mercy of the Lord to be trustworthy. 1 Corinthians 7:25(NIV)

Let their arms stay strong and limber because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob; Genesis 49:24(NIV) and let them be filled with power, with the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, Micah 3:8(NIV) to declare to your people their rebellion and the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58:1(NIV)

Make them sound in the faith, Titus 1:13(NIV) and enable them always to teach what is in accord with sound doctrine, Titus 2:1(NIV) gently instructing those who oppose them; and let not the Lord’s servants quarrel; instead, let them be kind to everyone and able to teach. 2 Timothy 2:24-25(NIV)

Make them good examples to the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity; 1 Timothy 4:12(NIV) and let them be pure who carry the vessels of the LORD, Isaiah 52:11(NIV) and let HOLY TO THE LORD be written upon their foreheads. Exodus 28:36(NIV)

Lord, grant that they may not labor to no purpose or spend their strength in vain and for nothing, Isaiah 49:4(NIV) but let the Lord’s hand be with them, that many may believe and turn to the Lord. Acts 11:21(NIV)

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