40 Days of Prayer, Week 2

Day 8 Read and Ponder God’s Word: Christ-Guided Thoughts

Proverbs 23:7, II Cor. 10:5, Phil. 4:8.

Prayer Focus: 

​Pray for believers to fully humble themselves, placing their primary trust in God.

​Pray and meditate on things that are noble, things that are true, things that are just, things that are pure, things that are lovely, things that are of good report, and things that are praiseworthy.

Day 9Read and Ponder God’s Word: Ebracing Brokeness and Humility

​Psalm 51:17, Phil. 2:5, James 4:10, I Peter 5:5, 

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for a powerful faith, pure motives and godly wisdom in this season.

​Pray for the church that we would honor God and stand boldly for the truth and godly principles.

Day 10Read and Ponder God’s Word: Pride, Prejudice and Envy

​I Sam.16:7, Phil. 2:3-5, I John 2:16, James 2:1,4.

Prayer Focus:

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

​Pray that each one will esteem others better than himself and that the Holy Spirit works to develop the mind of Christ in you.

Day 11Read and Ponder God’s Word: Victory in Crisis

​II Chron. 20:12, Isaiah 26:3, Matt. 6:25, Mark 9:23 Phil.4:6-7, I Peter 5:7

Prayer Focus:

​Cry out for churches to proclaim all Scripture, sound biblical doctrine and theology to the glory of God. 

​Pray as Jehoshaphat did and shift your focus off of the problems around you and to God. Allow God to fight your battles.

Day 12Read and Ponder God’s Word: A Kind and Gentle Spirit

​Ephesians 4:29-32 & 5:2

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for forgiveness of our critical and angry or argumentative attitudes.

​Pray for God to create a clean heart and restore a gentle and kind spirit.

Day 13Read and Ponder God’s Word: Doing Good to Enemies

​Matt. 5:44 & 46-47, I Cor 13:4(a)5 & 7, I Peter 3:9,

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for God to work through you helping you to forgive others.

​Pray for God’s victory to flow through us. Trust in Christ’s forgiveness and lifts up your prayers and petitions to Him.

Day 14Read and Ponder God’s Word: Overcoming Greed and Worldliness

​I Timothy 6:6 & 8-10, I John 2:15-17

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for godliness with contentment.

Plead for believers to humble themselves, placing primary trust in God not others and not self.