Category: Prayer & Fasting

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Prayer & Fasting | Saturday

  Saturday | Your World.   John talks to us about God’s heart for every nation. When we talk about the nations, we often talk about going, giving and praying. Today is the chance to pray for our world. Read: Matt 28:18-20, Matt 9:35-38 Pray: Pray for God’s Kingdom to be extended across the earth. Pray for… Read More

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Prayer & Fasting | Friday

  Friday | Your Nation.   Rachel moves our focus to the UK. We have so much to be thankful for in our country, but we live in a nation full of turmoil and hurt. Hear how the Gospel is good news to UK and how we might start to see change. Read: 2 Chronicles 7:14,… Read More

Jamie Rowsell

Prayer & Fasting | Thursday

  Thursday | Your Church & Community.   Jamie helps us think about our church community and the impact we have in Kingston. How can we make more of the opportunities God gives to us to really make a difference in our borough? Read: John 17:20-23 Pray: Pray for our impact as a church in Kingston…. Read More

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Prayer & Fasting | Wednesday

  Wednesday | Your Church Family.   Ehi takes us through this key scripture and helps us draw out four points: 1) The body is a unit. 2) Each part contributes to the whole. 3) Each part is vitally connected to the others. 4) Each gift is appointed by God. Read: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 Pray: Pray… Read More

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Prayer & Fasting | Tuesday

  Tuesday | You and Your Family.   Peter helps us to pray for our families. Parents, children, brothers & sisters; we have all been brought into God’s family and we can now reflect God’s love and grace to our own families. Read: Romans 8:15-17 Pray: Thank God for your relationship with Him. Thank Him for… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Monday

  Monday | You and God.   Philip launches us into our week of Prayer & Fasting by helping us centre ourselves on God. Read: Psalm 63:1-3; John 15:1-7 Pray: How can you get the most out of this week of Prayer & Fasting? Seek God today. Explore the Gospel again today. Remind yourself of the… Read More

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Prayer & Fasting | Saturday

  Listen to Saturday’s Podcast.   Empowered: Pete Benton concludes our week by empowering us to engage with our world. READ: Matthew 28:16-19 PRAY: Pray for God’s Kingdom to be extended across the earth. Pray that God would break your heart for the nations and for those that don’t know God. Ask God to show you… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Friday

  Listen to Friday’s Podcast.   Empowered: Philip moves us on from encountering God to being empowered by Him; empowered to engage with our city. READ: Jeremiah 29:1-7; Acts 4:23-31 PRAY: Pray about what it means for you to live empowered by God to make a difference for His kingdom where you are. Pray for King’s… Read More

Jamie Rowsell

Prayer & Fasting | Thursday

  Listen to Thursday’s Podcast.   Encounter: Jamie explores the power of God and how that should affect how we pray. READ: Matthew 8:23-27 PRAY: Pray that God would enlarge your view of Him today. Pray that you would know God’s power in your life, your family and your work. There is power in the name… Read More

Andrew Brand

Prayer & Fasting | Wednesday

  Listen to Wednesday’s Podcast.   Encounter: Andrew Brand looks at what it really means to take up your cross and how encountering Jesus really is life changing. READ: Mark 8:34 PRAY: Are there areas of your life that you haven’t surrendered fully to God? What does denying yourself look like? Surrender your heart to God and… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Tuesday

  Listen to Tuesday’s Podcast.   Encounter: Philip unpacks the parable of the prodigal son. We see how we can so easily play the role of either son and how an encounter with a loving Father awaits us. READ: Luke 15:11-32 PRAY: How do you see yourself in this story? How can you pray in light of… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Monday

  Listen to Monday’s Podcast.   Explore: Philip introduces our week of Prayer & Fasting and encourages us to explore the Gospel again. See how the Gospel transforms prayer and what it means to pray. Read: Galatians 4:4-9 Pray: How can you get the most out of this week of Prayer & Fasting? Seek God today. Explore… Read More

Philip Ellwood

SATURDAY | YOUR WORLD

Today we hear from John Ford & Dave Holden. John leads a church plant out in eastern Europe , planted from King’s a few years ago. Dave leads NEW GROUND, the family of churches that King’s is a part of. The good news of Jesus is spreading around the globe. Dave & John both share… Read More

Philip Ellwood

FRIDAY | YOUR NATION

Nnamdi reminds us of the important role we play as Christians in our nation. Listen: Listen below or right click here to download. Read:  ‘First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a… Read More

Philip Ellwood

THURSDAY | YOUR CHURCH MISSION

Carly shares with us some of the things we’re involved in as a church, our mission and how we can have a greater impact within the borough of Kingston. Listen: Listen below or right click here to download. Read:  ‘Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service,… Read More

Philip Ellwood

WEDNESDAY | YOUR CHURCH COMMUNITY

Paul encourages us to engage with church life and to explore what our role might be in serving the local church. Listen: Listen below or right click here to download. Read: ‘For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so… Read More

Philip Ellwood

TUESDAY | YOUR FAMILY

Catherine shares with us on praying for our families. How can we show love to those around us? How can you reflect the love of Jesus to your family and as a family? Listen: Listen below or right click here to download. Read: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall… Read More

Philip Ellwood

MONDAY | YOU & GOD

Philip helps us centre our hearts on God in gratitude and worship. Envisioning us for the week, he encourages us to explore prayer and fasting in a deeper way. Listen: Listen below or right click here to download. Read: ‘O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting September 2016 | Saturday

Today’s Theme: An issue of justice or need globally or more locally Well done for making it through the week! I really hope you have felt God speaking to you in new ways as you have pressed in to deeper relationship with and reliance on him. Thank you for participating so wholeheartedly in this week. To end… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting September 2016 | Friday

Today’s Theme: New Ground & Uskudar Life Church, Istanbul Read: ‘After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting September 2016 | Thursday

Today’s Theme: King’s Church’s Leaders Read: ‘And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting September 2016 | Wednesday

Today’s Theme: You, King’s Church & Kingston Read: ‘You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. You are the light of the world. A city set on… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting September 2016 | Tuesday

Today’s Theme: You & King’s Church Read: ‘For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptised into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting September 2016 | Monday

Today’s Theme: You & God Read: ‘Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him’ Psalm 37:7 ‘Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! … Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!’ Psalm 34:3,8 Pray: Connect with God, give thanks… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting September 2016 | Sunday

Today’s Theme: The Quiet Place Read: ‘But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.’ Matthew 6:6 Pray: Ask God to help you get into that quiet place. When is a good time for you to get quiet time… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting week – Sunday

Today’s theme: Thankfulness and love Read: ‘Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honour. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.’ Romans… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting week – Saturday

Today’s theme: An issue of justice or need globally or locally Read: ‘Seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.’ Isaiah 1:17 ‘Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting week – Friday

Today’s theme: New Ground & Middle East church plant Read: 9 After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, 10 and crying out… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting week – Thursday

Today’s theme: King’s Church’s leaders Read: Today’s passage was actually written by Paul telling the church in Colossae how he was praying for all of them, but it gives a wonderful structure of the kinds of things we can pray for our leaders. 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting week – Wednesday

Today’s theme: You, King’s Church & Kingston Read: 4 Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; 5 and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; 6 and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. 7 To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting week – Tuesday

Today’s theme: You & King’s Church Read: 4 Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; 5 and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; 6 and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. 7 To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting Week – Monday

Today’s theme: You & God Read: ‘Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him.’ Psalm 37:7 1 I will bless the Lord at all times;     his praise shall continually be in my mouth. 2 My soul makes its boast in the Lord;     let the humble hear and be glad. 3 Oh, magnify the Lord with me,     and… Read More