40 Days of Prayer, Week 1

Day 1Read and Ponder God’s Word: First love Passion for Jesus

Matt. 22:37, Matt 6:33, Rev.2:4 and 3:15-16, I Cor. 13:1-3.

Prayer Focus: 

​Plead for God’s mercy on the Church, nation, and world. Pray that He would stay His righteous judgment and turn to Himself in fervent love and deep repentance.

​Pray for believers to be much more concerned about the glory of God’s Name and spread of Christ’s Kingdom than economics, political and social comforts.

Day 2Read and Ponder God’s Word: Revering God’s Holiness

​Leviticus 10:3, Eccl.12:13-14, Matt.6:9, II Cor.7:1, Gal. 2:16,

Prayer Focus:

​Cry out for deep brokenness, godly fear and humble repentance to sweep God’s people.

​Pray for believers to humble themselves, placing their primary trust in God not in economics, governments or political parties.

Day 3Read and Ponder God’s Word: Passion to more fully know and seek God

​Psalm 27:8 and 42:1, Jerm.29:13, John 17:3, Heb.11:6

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for an explosion of first love passion for Christ and a deep burden for lost humanity.

​Pray for believers to be filled with great conviction and reverential fear of God. Pray that none would commit the idolatry of placing economics or politics above God and biblical truths.

Day 4Read and Ponder God’s Word: A Passion to Live in God’s Word

​Psalm 1:2 and 119:15-16, Matt. 4:4, John 15:7

Prayer Focus:

​Cry out for a might movement of fervent personal and corporate prayer with Spirit-led fasting. 

​Pray for a holy fear and reverence for God.

Day 5Read and Ponder God’s Word: Seek first God’s Kingdom and Righteousness

​Ezekiel 33:31, Matt. 6:33, James 4:3

Prayer Focus:

​Plead for God to rend the heavens and pour out His powerful manifest presence. Pray for the restraining of evil and a mighty outpouring of God’s Spirit.

​Pray for God to guide the church as they select a pastor search team. Pray for wisdom, effectiveness and power in the search.

Day 6Read and Ponder God’s Word: True Worship

​Samuel 15:11, Psalm 29:2, Isaiah 43:7, Matt. 15:8-9a, John 4:23

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for a burning passion for evangelism, discipleship and missions to sweep God’s people. Commit to fresh evangelistic passion in your own heart.

​Pray for guidance and for God’s ultimate will to prevail.

Day 7Read and Ponder God’s Word: Overcoming Spiritual Complacency

​Matt. 5:6, II Cor. 7:1, Phill. 3:12, Hebrews 12:14, 

Prayer Focus:

​Plead for church leaders to be filled with holy boldness, fervent prayer, spiritual power and strong Scripture focus.

​Pray for hunger in your relationship with Christ.