Tuesday, May 29, 2018

40 Days of Prayer - 21-40 - Adapted from Desperate for Change: 40 Days of Prayer for America

Day 21: Thursday – ENDURING
Hebrews 12:2
looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith,
who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross,
despising the shame,
and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
·        Thank the Lord for enduring the cross on your behalf.
·        Pray that God will give you the courage to endure.

Day 22: Friday – BELIEVE
John 14:1
Let not your heart be troubled;
you believe in God,
believe also in Me.
·        Confess the things that are troubling your heart.
·        Ask God to help you trust him with the problems that trouble you.

Day 23: Saturday - EXPOSE
Ephesians 5:11
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness,
but rather expose them.
·        Ask the Lord to shine brightly through you.
·        Pray for an explosion of light in your church to transform your community.

Day 24: Sunday – OBEY
Isaiah 50:10
“Who among you fears the Lord?
Who obeys the voice of His Servant?
Who walks in darkness
And has no light?
Let him trust in the name of the Lord
And rely upon his God.
·        Pray for the strength of the Holy Spirit to help you obey His Word.
·        Pray for a wave of the fear of the Lord to fall upon your country.

Day 25: Monday – DO GOOD
Isaiah 1:17
Learn to do good;
Seek justice,
Rebuke the oppressor;
Defend the fatherless,
Plead for the widow.
·        Repent over the poor reputation the church has in our nation.
·        Pray for compassion to come over the church and overflow into practical action.

Day 26: Tuesday – CONSECRATE
Joshua 3:5
And Joshua said to the people,
“Sanctify yourselves,
for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you.”
·        Repent of the lack of consecration and purpose in your life.
·        Pray for a spirit of consecration and holiness to come upon you and the Church.

Day 27: Wednesday – FREEDOM
Galatians 5:1
Stand fast therefore in the liberty
by which Christ has made us free,
and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.
·        Thank the Lord for the freedom we have in Christ.
·        Pray that we will not again be burdened with the yoke of bondage.

Day 28: Thursday - TRUTH
John 8:32
And you shall know the truth,
and the truth shall make you free.
·        Pray for truth to become valued again in America.
·        Pray for a love for God’s truth the increase in the Church.

Day 29: Friday - HEALING
Jeremiah 33:6
Behold, I will bring it health and healing;
I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth.
·        Pray for a spirit of repentance to come on you and your church.
·        Pray for healing, peace, and security to come to this nation.

Day 30: Saturday – LIBERTY
Galatians 5:13
For you, brethren, have been called to liberty;
only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh,
but through love serve one another.
·        Pray for a new spirit of responsible freedom to sweep through our nation.
·        Thank the Lord for the freedom we have in Him.

Day 31: Sunday – SELF-SEEKING
James 3:16
For where envy and self-seeking exist, 
confusion and every evil thing are there.
·        Ask the Lord to reveal any envy or selfish ambition you may have and repent of it.
·        Pray that God will remove the envy and ambition from the leaders in our government.

Day 32: Monday – RIGHTEOUSNESS
Matthew 6:33
But seek first the kingdom of God
and His righteousness,
and all these things shall be added to you.
·        Commit yourself in prayer to seeking first His kingdom and righteousness.
·        Pray for a spirit of seeking God to pervade the church in America.

Day 33: Tuesday - LIGHT
Matthew 4:16
The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light,
and upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death
Light has dawned.
·        Pray that the Gospel of Christ will be preached powerfully in your church and nation.
·        Ask God to bring revival to you, your church, and nation.

Day 34: Wednesday – THE POOR
Psalm 9:18
For the needy shall not always be forgotten;
The expectation of the poor shall not perish forever.
·        Pray for the humility and heart to reach out to the poor and forgotten.
·        Repent of any negative attitudes you may have toward the poor.

Day 35: Thursday – APPEAR
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ,
that each one may receive the things done in the body,
according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
·        Thank the Lord for paying the price of redemption so that your Judge is also your Savior.
·        Pray for God to help you live so you can appear before the judgment with peace.

Day 36: Friday – WISDOM
Deuteronomy 4:6-8
6 Therefore be careful to observe them; 
for this is your wisdom and your understanding
in the sight of the peoples
who will hear all these statutes,
and say, ‘Surely this great nation
is a wise and understanding people.’
·        Thank God for the good foundation His Word provides for our laws.
·        Pray for the judges of our nation to seek the foundation of wisdom from above.

Day 37: Saturday – SHARING
Philemon 1:6
…that the sharing of your faith may become effective
by the acknowledgment of every good thing
which is in you in Christ Jesus.
·        Ask the Lord to show you the next steps that you need to take in sharing your faith.
·        Pray for a fresh wave of evangelism to sweep over America.

Day 38: Sunday – PROFIT
Mark 8:36
For what will it profit a man
if he gains the whole world,
and loses his own soul?
·        Ask the Lord to show you clearly how you have measured success in yourself and others.
·        Pray for clarity of purpose in your life, with a focus on Jesus.

Day 39: Monday – CONTRITE
Isaiah 66:2
For all those things My hand has made,
And all those things exist,” says the Lord.
“But on this one will I look:
On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit,
And who trembles at My word.
·        Humble yourself before the Lord in prayer this day.
·        Pray for believers learn to humble themselves with a contrite spirit.

Day 40: Tuesday – A TIME
Esther 4:14
For if you remain completely silent at this time,
relief and deliverance will arise
for the Jews from another place,
but you and your father’s house will perish.
Yet who knows whether you have come
to the kingdom for such a time as this?
·        Pray for a clearer understanding of the days in which we live and how we should pray.
·        Pray for a spirit of prayer to come over your church and nation.