Praying from Ephesians 4:12 relating to Discipleship, Service, Unity

Dear Lord, we pray that you would perfect us as your saints, that we may be equipped for the work of serving you. Help us to build up the body of Christ, to encourage and support one another in our faith. May we be united in our love for you and for each other, and may our actions reflect your grace and mercy to those around us. We ask for your guidance and strength as we seek to fulfill this calling. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Verse: for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ,
Ephesians 4:12

This is a Command. The verse is instructing the reader to work towards perfecting the saints, serving, and building up the body of Christ.