Third Week of Prayers ( Institutions of Learning) 21th August 2019 (Podcast)
Everlasting God our Ebenezer, it is from you that all wisdom flows, you are the fountain of knowledge, you said that if anyone lacks wisdom let him ask of you that gives freely. Behold we your children this day before the throne of grace.
It is our desires oh Lord that you fill us with both wisdom from above and the one below, make us wise in all things that wherever we find ourselves the Spirit of excellence will distinguish us.
Then he ordered Ashpenaz, who was in charge of his palace personnel, to select some of the Jewish youths brought back as captives–young men of the royal family and nobility of Judah– and to teach them the Chaldean language and literature. “Pick strong, healthy, good-looking lads,” he said; “those who have read widely in many fields, are well informed, alert and sensible, and have enough poise to look good around the palace.” … But Daniel made up his mind not to eat the food and wine given to them by the king. He asked the superintendent for permission to eat other things instead. (Daniel 1:3-4,8|LIVING-
Those in Nursery School
We commend before you merciful God those in the Nursery and primary school, King of Glory through your infancy you displayed wisdom in the mist of the teachers of the law, grant this young ones same Spirit that they will through their infancy behaviours understand that which they need to. Plant in them the right knowledge and bless those whom you have placed to be their teacher.
Those in the Secondary School
We ask for those in secondary school, Lord of all, take away every youthful exuberance and grant them the Spirit of focus and respect for one another. Help them to understand that which are necessary for life and grant them success to move to the next phase of life.
Those in the Higher Institution
We pray for those in the higher institution, faithful God we pray that you expel every form of cultism and harassment in our schools, cause both the lecturers and students to be responsive to their duties. Make the Institutions especially the ones here in Nigeria a hub of research and academic excellence.
For those seeking for admission and those who have no means of going to school, God of mercy meet them at the point of their need and grant them your favour that through obedience and regards to your Devine ordinance they will get that which they seek through Jesus Christ our Savior! Amen