40 Days of Prayer, Week 3

Day 15Read and Ponder God’s Word: Overcoming Ungodly Speech

Proverbs 18:21, Matt. 12:36, Eph. 4:29 & 5:4, James 1:26

Prayer Focus: 

​Pray for Jesus to be Lord of our lives which includes Him being Lord of the tongue and our social media.

​Pray for believers to be filled with great conviction and reverential fear of God.

Day 16Read and Ponder God’s Word: Victory over Dishonesty and Lying

​Lev. 19:11, Proverbs 11:1 & 28:18, Col. 3:9

Prayer Focus:

​Prayerfully confess acts of exaggeration that make yourself or the church look better. Be filled with the Spirit of Truth.

​Prayerfully confess and forsake patterns of dishonesty and rejoice in God’s promise of acceptance.

Day 17Read and Ponder God’s Word: Give thanks in all things

​I Corinthians 10:10, Phil. 4:4, I Thessalonians 5:18.

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for an attitude of praise and thanksgiving.

​Choose to praise God, He promises supernatural joy in spite of difficult circumstances.

Day 18Read and Ponder God’s Word: Overcoming angry & contentious speech

​John 13:34-35, Eph. 4:29-32, James 3:6, I John 4:7.

Prayer Focus:

​Pray that broken relationships may be restored. 

​Pray for love and unity which are essential to both our spiritual power and our witness to the lost.

Day 19Read and Ponder God’s Word: Victory over Bickering and Division

​Proverbs 6:16 & 19, John 17:20-22, I Cor. 1:10, Phil 4:8

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for victory over your own contentious and divisive spirit.

​Pray that you are a peacemaker who strengthens church unity.

Day 20Read and Ponder God’s Word: Honoring God’s Leaders

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

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for reconciliation and renewal between individuals 

Pray for people to honor the leaders and the direction God is leading.

Day 21Read and Ponder God’s Word: Praying Persistently

​Psalm 25:15, & 105:4, Luke 11:9, Col. 4:2, I Thess.5:17

Prayer Focus:

​Pray for patience and trust God even when His answer isn’t what you had in mind.

Pray that you can give yourselves completely to God, to be tools in His hands, to be used for His good purposes