To establish houses of Prayer in preparation of the day of the coming our Lord Jesus Christ.
UPHOLD THE ADEQUACY OF SCRIPTURE
Psalm 127:1-2 King James Version (KJV)
1 Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. 2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
Matthew 6:33 King James Version (KJV)
33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
SEEK AND SAVE THE LOST
Luke 19:10 King James Version (KJV)
10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
INSPIRE MEMBERS TO LOVE GOD, NEIGHBOUR AND FELLOW BELIEVERS
Mark 12:30-31 New King James Version (NKJV)
30 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’[a] This is the first commandment.[b] 31 And the second, like it, is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’[c] There is no other commandment greater than these.”
John 13:34-35 New King James Version (NKJV)
34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. 35 By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”
FEED THE HUNGRY AND CLOTHE THE NAKED EVEN FELLOW BELIEVERS
James 2:14-16 New King James Version (NKJV)
14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit?
Acts 2:44-45 New King James Version (NKJV)
44 Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common,
Deuteronomy 15:4 New King James Version (NKJV)
4 except when there may be no poor among you; for the Lord will greatly bless you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance—
Acts 4:32 New King James Version (NKJV)
32 Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common.
Isaiah 58:7 New King James Version (NKJV)
7 Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, And that you bring to your house the poor who are cast out; When you see the naked, that you cover him,
And not hide yourself from your own flesh?
Acts 4:35 New King James Version (NKJV)
35 and laid them at the apostles’ feet; and they distributed to each as anyone had need.
TO CONFRONT THE DIFFICULT ISSUES THAT AFFECT THE BELIEVERS.
Hebrews 4:12 New King James Version (NKJV)
12 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
TO MATURE BELIEVERS AND PREPARE THEM TO PERFORM WORKS OF MINISTRY.
2 Timothy 2:15 New King James Version (NKJV)
15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.