Prayer and Fasting Guide

Jesus gave His followers one mission: make disciples from every nation. It is our desire to continually align our church, our families, and our individual lives with the mission of Christ. However, it would be a mistake for us to think we can accomplish the mission of Christ in our own strength. We need the power of the Holy Spirit to engage in the mission of Jesus. Like the first disciples, we are calling our church family to commit themselves to prayer and fasting as we seek the fullness of the Holy Spirit to engage the mission of Christ.

This prayer guide is intended to help you walk through this initial week of prayer and fasting. Each day is centered around a prayer focus. Within that prayer focus, we have included passages of Scripture for you to meditate over and center your praying around. Also, a guiding prayer has been written from the Scriptures. This written prayer is intended to help those who have never formed their prayers from specific passages. In alignment with the daily prayer focus, there are suggested activities you can engage to further express your hunger for God. Please review the general instruction concerning fasting included at the end of this guide before you begin.

I would like to thank The First Initiative Prayer Team for compiling this prayer guide. Their tireless effort and commitment to prayer have been vital to planning the week of prayer and fasting.

With anticipation in what Jesus will do as we pray,
Pastor Titus

First Initiative Prayer Team

Vicki Cawby, Leader

Tim and Holly Kennedy, Co-Leaders

Sam and Nanci Dettra

Bill and Brooke Gowan

Bethany Rowell

Cherith Welling 

PRAYER GUIDE

Colossians 4:2 NIV: Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

Daily Prayer Focus

Monday, October 16 Worship of God's Glory
Tuesday, October 17 Thankfulness
Wednesday, October 18 Self-examination
Thursday, October 19 Loving God and loving others
Friday, October 20 Confession and freedom from the slavery of sin
Saturday, October 21 Unity and the forgiveness of others
Sunday, October 22 Mission: laborers for the harvest

 

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