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    DIOCESE OF WEST MALAYSIA PRAYER DIARY

    JANUARY 2019

    A CALL

    TO PRAY FOR OUR DIOCESE

    AND OUR NATION MALAYSIA

    THE DIOCESE OF WEST MALAYSIA (Anglican Church)

    214, Jalan Pahang, 53000 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-4024 3213; 4025 3213

    Fax: 03-4032 3225

    Email: anglicandwm@gmail.com Website: www.anglicanwestmalaysia.org.my

    http://www.anglicanwestmalaysia.org.my/

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    Diocesan Prayer Diary January 2020

    1st – Wednesday – Naming & Circumcision of Jesus

    PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR: Almighty God, we stand on the brink of a new year not knowing what will transpire. Some of us will surely know the joy of new life, while others of us will only know too well the pain of losing a loved one. Tragedy might strike like a thief in the night, or our cups might overflow in the most unexpected of places. But in the midst of it all, grant to us your grace and love. Strengthen us when we are weak. Stand beside us when we are lonely. Lord Jesus, Heal us when we are sick. Encourage us when we are depressed. Hold on to us when we cannot stand. Comfort us when we mourn; and, bring us back when we drift away. Above all, through the power of your Spirit, help us to mature in our faith. Open our minds to the wisdom of your Word. Open our hearts to the love of your Son. Open our souls to the reality of everlasting life. This we ask in Jesus Name. Amen. DECLARATION FOR 2020: o We as a Diocese declare that 2020 will be a year of Breakthrough for the Diocese, every church,

    every Clergy and every believer. Amen. o We declare that in the year 2020, God will pour out His Spirit upon us. Amen. o We declare that God will raise Prayer Warriors to stand in the Gap for our Diocese and for our

    country. Amen.

    2nd – Thursday – Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah – Bishop, Evangelist 1945

    PRAYER FOR NEW YEAR: O Immortal Lord God, who inhabits eternity, and hast brought thy

    servants to the beginning of another year: Pardon, we humbly beseech thee, our transgressions in

    the past, bless us this New Year, and graciously abide with us all the days of our life; through Jesus

    Christ our Lord. Amen. (Book of Common Prayer)

    DECLARATION FOR 2020: o We as a Diocese declare that 2020 will be a year of Blessings for the Diocese, every church,

    every Clergy and every believer. Amen. o We declare that in the year 2020, God will do a New Thing (Isaiah 43:19) in our Diocese. Amen. o We declare that many will rise to Pray in our Diocese. We declare that the Spirit of Prayer will be

    poured upon every believer in our Diocese. Amen. BIRTHDAY: Rev. Frank Lin Yoke Min

    3rd – Friday

    PRAYER FOR NEW YEAR: Come, Holy Spirit, Spirit of the Risen Christ, be with us today and

    always. Be our Light, our Guide, and our Comforter. Be our Strength, our Courage, and our Sanctifier.

    May this new year be a time of deep spiritual growth for us, a time of welcoming your graces and

    gifts, a time forgiving freely and unconditionally, a time for growing in virtue and goodness. Come,

    Holy Spirit, be with us today, this year and always. Amen.

    PRAYERS POINTS FOR OUR DIOCESE THIS NEW YEAR: o Thank God for 2019. Thank God for the way God was leading our Diocese. o Thank God for this year - 2020. Thank God that He is the only one who is going to bless this

    Diocese with a mighty Breakthrough. o Ask God to pour the Spirit of Prayer upon our Diocese.

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    4th – Saturday

    PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR: Lord Jesus, at the beginning of this new day, I offer You my life. Come take my voice, may the words I speak be filled with encouragement and goodness. Come take my hands, may the work they create be generous and giving. Come take my feet, may the journeys I walk be led by Your Spirit within. Come take my life, for I love Your goodness, Your kindness and Your leading. Amen. DIOCESAN THEME 2020: o Diocesan Theme 2020 – ‘Blowing The Trumpet’. o Pray for the Diocesan Theme Coordinator – Rev. Matthew Chay and his team. o o Launching Service on the 5th January at the St. Mary’s Cathedral. BIRTHDAY: Rev. Canon Emeritus Fred David

    5th – Sunday – 2nd Sunday after Christmas

    PRAYER: God, help our church to walk in a manner worthy of the calling You have given us. Help us in all our interactions with one another to have humble and gentle hearts. Grant us patience for one another, bearing with one another in love. Grant this church unity. May we walk humbly with You, God, allowing You to show us our wrongs. Amen. PRAY FOR THE DIOCESE OF WEST MALAYSIA: o Pray that our Heavenly Father will Revive and Renew the Diocese unleashing the power of the

    Holy Spirit upon us. o Pray for each and every person in our Diocese, that our Lord may empower us to follow in His

    footsteps and do His will in all things. o Pray for the Holy Spirit to transform and use us to reach others and make disciples of Jesus

    Christ. BIRTHDAY: Rev. Juining Babia

    6th – Monday - Epiphany

    PRAY FOR OUR ARCHBISHOP, THE MOST REV. DATUK NG MOON HING: o Pray that God’s hand be upon him. o Ask God to pour His Spirit of Discernment upon him. o Pray for his health and protection. PRAY FOR THE MISSION SCHOOLS: o Pray for all the Mission Schools in our Diocese. o Pray for Christian principals and teachers who care for the interest of the students and to impact

    the lives of their students. o Students in Christian schools to be moulded by Christian values. o Schools will have Christian Fellowship and Christian activities o That students be well grounded in the Word that they will not be tempted to seek other religions.

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    7th – TUESDAY – Thanksgiving for the Mission of the Church of East of China

    PRAY FOR OUR DIOCESE: o Father, release the spirit of prayer upon our Diocese. o Father, let the bond of unity be strengthened amongst the Clergy, Leaders and Members in our

    Diocese. o Lord, frustrate the schemes and strategies of the evil one against our Diocese.

    THE MINISTRY OF PRAYER: Acts 6:2 “But we will devote ourselves to Prayer and to the Ministry of the Word.”

    o Lord Jesus, we banish the spirit of prayerlessness. May we be men and women of prayer. o We pray for Prayer Gatherings to be uplifted in our Diocese and in our church.

    We pray for overflow in miracles, healing and deliverance from the time vested in prayer. BIRTHDAY: Canon Emeritus Peter Devanayagam

    8th – Wednesday

    PRAY FOR OUR CLERGY: o Pray for a fresh divine anointing on all our Clergy’s ministry. Pray that God’s working will be

    powerfully evident both in their personal life and the spiritual life of the congregation.

    o Pray for spiritual unity among the spiritual leadership of the church (elders, deacons, PCC, etc.). Pray that the enemy will not be allowed to create divisions, strife, or misunderstanding among the church leaders. PRAY FOR ALL CHURCHES IN OUR DIOCESE: o Pray that our churches would receive God’s direction and vision. o Pray that each congregation gets nourished from the substance of His word. o Pray that our churches become real Disciples of Christ who are learning and growing.

    9th – Thursday

    OUTPOURING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: o Ask God to pour out His Spirit upon the Diocese of West Malaysia. Upon the Clergy, the

    Leaders, and the congregation. o Ask God to refresh every thirsty soul o Ask God to anoint us as a Diocese with fresh oil as we step into the New Year. PRAY OUR DIOCESE: o Ask God to give our Leaders in our Diocese a vision of what God wants to do through this

    Diocese. o Ask God to bind Satan and every demon and prevent them from interfering with revival in our

    Diocese. o Ask God to send revival upon our Diocese. BIRTHDAY: Rev.Doding Anak Rito

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    10th – Friday – William Laud , Archbishop 1645

    PRAY FOR THE LEADERS IN MALAYSIA: Pray for the Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, and all cabinet members and politicians o The fear of God, wisdom and truth to govern their thoughts o Make wise decisions based on justice and righteousness o Uphold Constitutional rights and the freedom to worship

    PRAY FOR CHURCH GROWTH: Luke 24:49 Father, in the Name of Jesus, we come before You right now and pray for spiritual growth in Your church. We ask that the wind of the Holy Spirit will fall upon every church and every congregation. Father clothe us with power from on high in all that we do for Your Kingdom and for the growth of Your church, this we ask in Jesus Name. Amen.

    11th – Saturday

    THE OFFICERS OF THE DIOCESE: o The Chancellor – Lay Canon Andrew Khoo. The Registrar - Mr. D. Raja Singam, The Secretary -

    Mr. David Joseph, The Treasurer - Mr. Kingsley Yuen. The Bishop’s Chaplain – Rev Fred David. o Ask God to:

    o Give the Standing Committee wisdom to make good decisions o Let the Standing Committee seek out godly counsel before they make decisions

    PRAY FOR OUR CLERGY, DEACONESSES, LAY LEADERS, LAY PASTORS & EVANGELIST: o Pray that God’s mighty hand will be upon each one of our Leaders. o Pray that they will hear God’s voice clearly through the Holy Spirit. o Pray that our leaders will be protected by the Blood of the Lamb. BIRTHDAY: Ev. Joshua Manogaran

    12th – Sunday - Baptis