Prayers for Coventry Based on The Lord’s Prayer

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Lord, teach us to pray…..

Our Father In Heaven…..

Lord, you are our Father. May every person in Coventry know you as Father too. Comfort each one with your peace and acceptance that all may know that you are the living God of the Bible who is the God of love. May each know that you are the only genuine source of everything they long for, both now and in eternity.

  • Pray for children and adults who are without human fathers or families.

  • Pray for those whose experience of father is/was abusive or painful.

  • Pray for all in Coventry who feel rejected or abandoned.

Hallowed Be Your Name…..

Father, your kingdom is the source of light in the midst of darkness. May your presence come to Coventry in a special, renewed way. In the light of your holiness, may conviction of sin lead to repentance and renewal to enable each person in Coventry to walk in your way everlasting. May your church here be re-ignited by the fire of your Holy Spirit.

  • Pray for those who are seeking God and to live for him.

  • Pray for the church in Coventry to unite in seeking the holiness of God.

  • Pray for Coventry to be a city where God’s holiness is evident.

  • Pray for darkness to be driven out from Coventry by the light of Christ.

Your Kingdom Come, Your Will Be Done In Coventry As It Is In Heaven…..

Lord, the earth waits and groans for your return. May everyone in Coventry know and obey your will for their lives. May all seek your will without fear or compromise and rejoice because this glorifies you.

  • Pray for the Coventry City Council and all areas of our city’s life and infrastructure (e.g. places of worship, businesses, education establishments, families, media, arts and entertainment) that all may know God’s blessing and fruitfulness.

  • Pray for the church in Coventry to be empowered by the Holy Spirit to worship God whole-heartedly and to make disciples who seek to advance God’s kingdom here.

  • Pray for the kingdom transformation of Coventry.

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread…..

Father, you are the God who is able. May those in Coventry who lack basic human necessities or who worry about not having enough food, clothing, company or shelter look to you for their daily needs. May every person in Coventry live knowing that you are willing and able to meet every godly physical, emotional, spiritual and financial need. May all have enough to live and enough to give. May your church in Coventry grow in its call to serve those in need.

  • Pray for those who work tirelessly to relieve want in this city.

  • Pray for dishonest or criminal acts fuelled by need to cease in Coventry.

Forgive Us Our Sins As We Forgive Those Who Sin Against Us…..

Father, through Jesus Christ reconciliation with you and other people is possible. May everyone in Coventry know your wonderful grace and forgiveness in Christ, so that burdens of guilt may be lifted and that their forgiveness will then relieve the burdens of others. Father, teach us about forgiveness as a stepping stone into unimaginable freedom and blessing.

  • Forgive us our sins ……..pause for a few moments and ask God to forgive any specific personal or corporate sin that comes to mind.

  • Forgiving others……pause for a few moments and choose to forgive anyone who has hurt you.

  • Pray for Coventry to be able to live up to her calling as a city of peace and reconciliation.

Lead Us Not Into Temptation But Deliver Us From Evil…..

Jesus Christ is Lord of all to the glory of God the Father. May those in Coventry who agonise over difficulties due to mistakes, sins and the traps of Satan know your freedom and release.

  • Pray for those who are recovering from addiction to remain free.

  • Pray for those who are trapped by poverty, ill-health, abuse, violence, fear, addiction, occultism, alternative spiritualities and false religion, sexual immorality, oppression and exploitation.

  • Pray for those who are caught up in human trafficking and prostitution.

  • Pray for God’s church in Coventry to rise up in righteous anger, prayer and action against Satan’s schemes in the power of the Holy Spirit.

  • Pray for the Holy Spirit to come upon Coventry afresh.

Yours Is The Kingdom, The Power And The Glory

Forever And Ever. Amen.                                                                                                  Coventry Prayer House 2016