| In preparation
for your time of prayer, it's important to follow a
simple process found in scripture.
Second Chronicles 7:14 gives us the outline:
If my people, who are called by my name
you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior
you are one of His people.
B. If you would like to hear the good news of
Jesus so that you can make a decision to accept him as
your Lord and Savior, Click Here.
Will humble themselves and pray and seek my
face and turn from their wicked ways
ourselves before God. (Joel 2:12-13)
1. Fasting is one way to humble ourselves.
2. Kneeling is another.
3. Finding an alter at church or an isolated place is
effective as well. (Matt. 6:6)
B. Pray and seek His face.
1. When we pray, we must know that we are communicating
with the Lord God of heaven and earth. We must earnestly
C. Turn from our wicked ways.
1. Remember, we are praying to the "Lord whose ways
are perfect" (Psalm18:30)
We shouldn't compare ourselves with what others are
doing. Allow God to reveal any areas of personal sin and
Read 1John 1:8,9 and apply this liberating process.
Then I will hear from heaven and will forgive
your sin and will heal your land
If we do our part in section II, God will do his part in
1. He will hear our prayer and forgive our sins as
individuals and as a nation.
2. With His forgiveness comes healing and restoration,
personnally and nationally.
we are ready to begin the vitally important work of
persistent intercession and prayer for the welfare of our
leaders, governments and institutions.
Prepare, Prioritze, Participate: prayer is
first and foundational, but particpation
is the ultimate goal!
US PRAY THAT LEADERS
will honor God, be granted salvation and will see His
unfailing love; 1 Sam. 2:30b; Psa. 85:7 ; Pro. 3:6
... will fear the LORD and attend to Him in truth - 1
... will learn righteousness - Isa. 26:9b
... will trust in the LORD with all of their heart and
lean not upon their own understanding - Pro. 3:5
... will follow the LORD with all of their heart - 1 Sam.
... will worship God gratefully, acceptably, with
reverence and awe Heb. 12:28
... will have grace and peace from God - Phi. 1:2
... will serve the right master - Luke 16;13; Rom.
... will be public servants of prayer - Luke 22:46
... will have teachable spirits - Psa. 2:10,11
... will have the Word of Christ dwelling richly within -
... will be taught the way that is good and right - 1
Sam. 12:23; 2Sam. 23:3
... will approve the things which are excellent - Phi.
... will be full of the Spirit and wisdom - Acts 6:3
... will proclaim God's words - Jer. 23:22
... will be revived that we may rejoice in them - Psa.
... will have compassionate hearts for the poor; be
charitable; just and right - Pro. 29:14; Eze. 18:5-9
... will forgive the sins of others - John 20:23
... will love their neighbors as themselves - Rom 13:9
... will walk in God's house with a blameless heart -
... will be instructed and taught in the way they should
go and be faithful - Psa. 32:8; 101:6
... will be obedient to God's Commandments and be kept
from evil - John 17:15; Mat. 28:20; Exo. 20:1-17
... will hold fast the Word of life - Phi. 2:16
... will listen to what the LORD God has to say that we
may have peace - Psa. 85:8
... will endeavor to restore families - Psa. 127; Eph.
... will be courageous - Isa. 35:4
... will be responsible to confront threats to the moral
fabric of our nation - Rom. 13:11-14
... will be committed to the LORD - 1 Sam. 7:3b
Summit County National Day of Prayer)
PRAY that the upright in heart will be established in
positions of leadership in this land and that the
wicked will be rooted out of it.
"With God All Things Are Possible." Matthew