Prayercast: Prayer For Teachers: A Call To Pray For Parents Open House, New Systems Program, And New Curriculum Implementation

TWPR 2 | Prayer For Teachers

Teachers are the people who shape the world through their students. It is through them that the next generation can lead us to transformations. That is why we need to pray for these nation builders just as Jesus repeatedly asked and prayed for God to be glorified. Today, we pray for the teachers in our lives. Prayer has the power to transform school environments and enlighten our teachers. Come and take 15 minutes to thank God for the gift of teachers. We join together to pray for Parents during Open House, New Systems Program, and New Curriculum Implementation. Let us lift up our hearts to God and pray with Teachers Who Pray!

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Prayercast: Prayer For Teachers: A Call To Pray For Parents Open House, New Systems Program, And New Curriculum Implementation

We exist to equip and encourage teachers to pray together and share their faith in public schools. I’m going to start our prayer with a prayer of adoration from Psalm 145, “Lord, we will exalt You. You are our God and King. We will praise Your name forever and ever. Every day, we will praise You and extol Your name forever and ever. Great are You Lord and most worthy of praise, Your greatness no one can fathom. One generation will commend Your works to another. They will tell of Your mighty acts. They will speak of the glorious splendor of Your majesty. We will meditate on Your wonderful works. We will tell of the power of Your awesome works. We will proclaim Your great deeds. We will celebrate Your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of Your righteousness.”

“Lord, You are gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and rich in love. You are good to all. For You have compassion and all You have made will praise You. We will tell of the glory of Your kingdom and speak of Your might so that all men may know of Your mighty acts and the glorious splendor of Your kingdom. Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom and Your dominion endures through all generations.”

“Lord, You are faithful to all of Your promises and loving toward all You have made. You uphold all those who fall and You lift up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look to You and You give them their food at the proper time. You open Your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing. You are righteous in all of Your ways and loving toward all You have made. Thank You for being near to all who call on You in truth. You fulfill the desires of those who fear You and You hear our cry and You save us. Lord, You watch over all who love You, but all the wicked, You will destroy. Our mouths will speak and praise of You. Let every creature praise Your holy name, forever and ever. Amen.”

“Dear Heavenly Father, we come to You to confess our sins to each other and to pray for each other so that we may be healed. Your Word tells us that the prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective. We acknowledge our sins to You because You are faithful and just and You’ll forgive our sins. Purify us from all unrighteousness. Your Word tells us that when we conceal our sins, we do not prosper, but when we do confess and renounce our sins, we find mercy. When we become aware that we are guilty of missing the mark, we must confess in what ways we have sinned.”

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“Father, these are a few of the areas we will confess. We pray that You forgive us and help us repent of the times that we lost our tempers with our students and with adults at school. We pray that You forgive us and help us repent of being stressed out, anxious, or worried about lesson plans or lack thereof disruptive behaviors, informal or formal observations. We pray that You forgive us and help us repent of grumbling, murmuring, and complaining about anything or anyone.”

“We pray that You forgive us and help us repent of the times we chose to be impatient with students or with adults in our buildings. We pray that You forgive us and help us repent of judging staff members who may be away from the building for personal, medical, or professional reasons and may have left some loose ends. We pray that You forgive us and help us repent of the times we’ve told ourselves we’re not up for the task. We chose not to meditate on the fact that we have Christ in us and that He is the source of our strength.”

“Help us not lean to our own understanding. Help us turn to You throughout the day. We pray that You forgive us and help us repent of being disrespectful to our students, colleagues, and administrators. We pray that You help us esteem others higher than ourselves. Father, we pray that You forgive us and help us repent of being frustrated and unproductive when faced with challenges presented by our school district, the curriculum, or everyday procedures. Help us remember to cry out to You. Help us look to You as the Ultimate Problem Solver, Mediator, and Fixer.”

“Father, we come near to You and we know that You’ll come near to us. We wash our hands of these sins and we ask for help to purify our hearts and for help with being double-minded. We rejoice that as we repent and turn to You, You take away our sins and that we can experience a time of refreshing in You. Lord, we praise You and it’s in Your name that we pray. Amen.”

Psalm 104 says, “Enter His gates with thanksgiving and to His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name.” “Thank You, God, for Your goodness, mercy, and provision. You have, at all times, kept us safe. You have, at all times, shown us Your goodness and mercy. Thank You for Your provision that we are not depending on ourselves or anyone else but only You. You are always faithful and just to come through with what You said You would do. Thank You for Your rest. We find peace, rest, and solitude in You, God. Forgive us for the times when we’ve done it in our own way. We thank You for that forgiveness. We thank You for listening to our prayers and answering them in Your way, timing, and wisdom.”

“We thank You for withholding no good thing from us. Anything that You have not given us is because it’s not in Your will or it’s not in Your timing. You are faithful to do what You said You would do. If it’s for us, You’ll give it to us. Thank You that we can come boldly to Your throne. We don’t have to ask or beg to do that. God, You have already restored and mended a relationship that we can’t do. You sent Your only begotten Son so that we can come to You and not fear when coming to You. We thank You for the measure of faith that You have given to each of us and for growing that faith.”

“We thank You for providing opportunities to grow that faith and for sending situations that are growing that faith. Thank You for working all things together for us as we love You, as we submit to the purpose that You have placed on each of our lives. You said in Philippians 4:6, ‘Do not be anxious about anything but in every situation, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present Your request to God.’”

TWPR 2 | Prayer For Teachers
Prayer For Teachers: Philippians 4:6 – Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

“We present these requests to You and thank You in advance for fulfilling each thing according to Your will and according to Your Word in the name of Your Son, Jesus. You are great and You are mighty. We thank You for Your gentleness with us, but also Your firmness. Thank You that You are so loving that You don’t let us continue down bad paths, continue to seek things that are ill, and that are not of You, but You redirect us each and every time.”

“We even thank You for the free will to listen to You or not to listen to You, but that each time that we do walk away, You are good to accept us back into Your arms. We thank You for convicting us when we’re wrong, for showing us right from wrong so that we’re not wondering. We thank You not just for the gifts that You give us, but for being who You are. Thank You that we can call You our Father and know that this means something to You. Thank You for helping us to fully understand what this means to and for us. I thank You for emboldening us to spread Your Word and to be who You have called us to be and do what You have called us to do, despite what the world says we should be or be doing.”

“You are wonderful and You’re holding us in Your hands. We thank You for never leaving us nor forsaking us. We thank You for always knowing and doing what’s best for us. We thank You for being slow to anger with us. We thank You for Your protection. We thank You for Your Word to guide us. We thank You for the gift of Jesus Christ being obedient enough to die on the cross for our sins and shed His blood for us so that we could be covered for eternity. We thank You for Your Holy Spirit to comfort us and lead us. In the mighty name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.”

“Be careful for nothing but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” “God, we bring to You our request along with thankful hearts for what You have already done and for what You’re going to do. We receive the peace of God, which will guard and protect our hearts and minds.”

“Lord, bless the teachers who give their hearts to Your teaching. Thank You for the special gift that You have given them and for giving them a spirit of grace and compassion. May they have the strength and endurance to perform their many tasks, and may they know and feel the deep gratitude of those who they teach. Lord, help teach us to move away from worry to prayer. No matter what happens, we want to substitute our worries with prayer rather than anxiety. We want to look up to the heavens and talk to You.”

“Lord, we thank You for Your grace and ability to make this transition. Each time worry comes our way, help us to turn our concerns into prayers. We want to pray instead of worry. Heavenly Father, You are good to give us teachers. We pray that You will bless the teachers in our lives. These teachers have been issued a sacred task, one they cannot fulfill on their own.”

“Please continue to completely supply teachers with good judgment and patience and allow the joy of the Lord to be their strength. God, we request that You would grant teachers godly wisdom that is pure, peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, and without hypocrisy. Lord, help teachers to show integrity, dignity, and sound speech in their discussion with parents during the open house.”

“Guide teachers during these conversations to use language that will drop as gentle rain upon the tender grass, being well-received by the parents and students. We request that the Holy Spirit lead these collaborative discussions which ways will give insight into the academic and behavioral success of the students, denote areas of challenges for the students, and provide action plans for steps to move the students constructively forward.”

“God, teachers can do all things through Christ who strengthens them. Lord, we thank You for thoroughly equipping teachers for the good work You have designated for them to do. Thank You for enabling teachers to use their God-given gift to acquire the knowledge and understanding of how to use these new educational systems and curriculum implementation. The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.”