DAY 9: Children

Children   “And he arose and came to his father. But when he was still a great way off his father saw him and had compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.” -Luke 15:20-NKJV CONSIDER: Our children are faced with many challenges today. The only constant and for sure thing is CHRIST.Continue reading “DAY 9: Children”

DAY 8: Families

Families   “Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. “Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise: If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.Continue reading “DAY 8: Families”

DAY 7: Marriages

Marriages  “Therefore, a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” Genesis 2:24 CONSIDER: Marriage is in crisis today.  There are many reasons for this, but the real problem is a spiritual one that’s brought on by sin in our hearts. It’s important that we getContinue reading “DAY 7: Marriages”

DAY 6: Cure for the COVID Pandemic

A Cure for the COVID Pandemic  “Now to Him who is ABLE to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think…”  -Paul (Eph. 3:20-21). CONSIDER: We serve a God who is able to do all things. Pray in faith that this pandemic will be eradicated. We are mindful of those who are battlingContinue reading “DAY 6: Cure for the COVID Pandemic”

DAY 5: Peace in our World

Peace in our World   “Repay no one evil for evil but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.” -Paul (Romans 12:17-18) CONSIDER: Ask a random sampling of people for a definition of peace, and the most commonContinue reading “DAY 5: Peace in our World”

DAY 4: Peace in our Nation 

Peace in our Nation   Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.”  Psalm 122:6-7 CONSIDER: We live in a day when the United States of America looks more like the Divided States of America.  We are in needContinue reading “DAY 4: Peace in our Nation “

DAY 3: Praise of God

Praise of God   “Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.” -Psalm 100:1 CONSIDER: When I think of giving praise to God my thoughts automatically go to the Psalms.  On this Lord’s Day, Psalm 100 comes to mind.  In this short PsalmContinue reading “DAY 3: Praise of God”

DAY 2: Peace in our Community

Peace in our Community  “Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.”  -Proverbs 12:20 CONSIDER: This would around us seems so unstable, but with peace in our heart let us keep our focus on the One Most High, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! PRAY: OhContinue reading “DAY 2: Peace in our Community”

DAY 1: Thankful for the avenue of prayer

But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.  – Matthew 6:6 CONSIDER: In prayer we “ask” God to meet our most basic needs. In prayer we “seek” God’s will for ourContinue reading “DAY 1: Thankful for the avenue of prayer”

DAY 40:  Local, Specific Concerns

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. – Romans 12:10 ESV OBSERVATION: As we end our 40 Days of Prayer let us continue to pray every day for our community, our state, and our nation and its newly elected officials. Although we have different opinions, so much more can beContinue reading “DAY 40:  Local, Specific Concerns”