This is the third prayer focus point that pastors throughout Florida are focusing upon.
Problem: Pastors who lack integrity and honor.
Symptoms: The testimony and integrity of the church is destroyed. The pastor's testimony is destroyed. The pastor's family is harmed greatly.
- Psalm 24:3-5(ESV)
Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place?
He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.
He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
- Psalm 51:10(ESV)
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.
- 1 Corinthians 6:18(ESV)
Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
- Colossians 3:5(ESV)
Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
- Proverbs 16:2(ESV)
All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit.
- James 3:17(ESV)
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.
- Titus 2:12(ESV)
Training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age,
- Matthew 5:8(ESV)
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
- Philippians 1:9-11(ESV)
And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Our Prayer: Keep your pastors pure of heart. Expose impurity, grant repentance and create clean hearts with us.