“Jesus went up on a mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night.” Confess the tendency to pray only when crises enter your life, and let Christ teach you devotion in prayer.
“Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!” Romans 11:33
“Restore us, O Lord God of hosts! Let your face shine, that we may be saved!”
O Lord, we press on to know you better, and we ask that you come to us like the pouring rain, like the spring showers that refresh the earth. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Awaken in us, young people and mature people alike, a hunger for you Lord. We desire a deeper intimacy with you and the desires of your heart. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
“It is a great privilege, as well as our responsibility, to pray for our government leaders.” ~Billy Graham
“For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes.” Pray for God to bring refreshment to his faithful people, so they can patiently endure.
Only the gospel has the power to properly transform a nation, so Lord, we ask that you give us great boldness in preaching your word. Amen.
“The foundations of law and order have collapsed. What can the righteous do?” In the midst of instability, we declare that our God reigns and rules from heaven!
“Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent. Here I am! I stand at the door and knock.” Oh, that we would listen to His voice today!
Pray that religious freedom, the freedom to choose and live out one’s faith, is protected in our nation. Pray that all religions can live freely without the fear of violence or threatening legislation against them.
“‘My food,’ said Jesus, ‘is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.'” Father, like Jesus, may we live to do what pleases you and gives you glory. Amen.
Father, daily I seek your Word as a light to my path, so that I may be faithful in the little things. The promises in your Word offer a peace and contentment that passes understanding. Thank you, in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Pray that all pastors gird themselves with the belt of truth and persevere in doing good. Pray they trust in God’s strength and stand firm against all the strategies of the devil.
“Lord, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them. You will bring justice to the orphans and the oppressed, so mere people can no longer terrify them.” Psalm 10:17,18