Abide: 21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

Jesus told us in John 15:7, “If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” As we respond to the words of Jesus by faith, we ask you to partner with us for the next 21 days for a time of corporate prayer and fasting. During this focused time we are trusting God’s power to bring breakthrough and a lasting impact in our lives, our church and our region.

Below is a list of focused prayer points with adjoining scriptures to pray.

 

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Region

[Ps. 24, 67:1–2, Is. 9:1–4, Joel. 2, Jn. 10:10]

“Father, we believe that You are…

  • Defeating darkness in this region by releasing the hope and light of the Your gospel.

  • Positioning the righteous as gatekeepers in the areas of media, education, family, business, sports, church and government.

  • Breaking down the strongholds of religion, intellectualism, independence, addiction and suicide.

  • Branding hearts with a culture of life.

  • Releasing authentic revival that would draw in every generation into the kingdom.

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5


Easter

[Mt. 22:1-14, Lk. 24:1–13, Lk. 24:14–35, Jn. 12:23–25, Acts 4:33 ]

“Father, You are a personal God Who knows exactly where every person is at and what they are going through. So we ask that You would prepare every person’s heart to hear, experience and receive Your personal life-changing love. We also ask that You would restore their hope by breathing Your resurrection life on every dead area of their lives in Jesus mighty name.”

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes… Romans 1:16


Church

[Prov. 3:5–7, Mal. 4:6, Acts 2:40–47, 2 Cor. 3:17, Heb. 13:15–17]

“Holy Spirit, we ask You to increase our capacity to…

  • Enjoy spiritual growth and authentic community.

  • Honor and value Your Word.

  • Experience freedom and intimacy in our praise and worship of You.

  • Have compassion for the lost and hurting.

  • Walk in all areas of love, honor and respect in our marriages.

  • Raise our children in Your ways.

  • Steward our finances well.

  • Receive prosperity – spirit, soul and body.

  • Be a generous people.

  • Walk in the spirit of unity.

  • Pray for shepherds and leaders whom You have assigned to our churches.

  • Be trusted by You, so that You can enlarge our territory.

  • See what You are doing in our church and region so we can partner with You.

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.” Matthew 5:6


 

Know God

[Jn. 17:3, Rom. 2:4, 2 Cor. 7:10, Eph. 2:8–9, 2 Pet. 3:9]

“We pray in the name of Jesus that every person in the Midcoast Region would…

  • Receive a personal revelation of who Jesus is.

  • Have a life-changing encounter with the goodness of God.

  • Have a true repentance that leads to a genuine salvation.

  • Enjoy a personal and intimate relationship with the Trinity.

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16


Find Freedom

[Ps. 119:11, Ezek. 36:26, Ro. 12:1–2, Phil. 3:13, 4:6–7]

”God, we are asking You to bring freedom into people’s lives by…

  • Removing their hearts of stone and giving them hearts of flesh.

  • Giving them forgiving hearts, free from bitterness, anger and offense.

  • Healing them from the hurts, pains and tragedies of the past.

  • Delivering them from every struggle, stronghold and demonic influence.

  • Renewing their minds to think according to Your Word.

  • Covering them with grace and truth, love and mercy.

“Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8


Discover Purpose

[Josh. 1:9, Jer. 29:11–13, Rom. 11:29, Eph. 1:15–23, 2 Tim. 1:9]

“We ask that You would empower every person to…

  • Realize Your original design and intention for their lives.

  • Be confident in their position and identity as Your sons and daughters.

  • Discern and know Your perfect will for their lives.

  • Have insight concerning their talents, abilities, gifts and anointing from You.

  • Walk in courage and faith…knowing that You are with them.

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things He planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10


Make A Difference

[Is. 61, Mk. 10:45, 1 Cor. 12:7, Heb. 6:10, 1 Pet. 4:10]

“Father, we ask in the name of Jesus to…

  • Give them the attitude and heart of a servant.

  • Mature them in the fruit and gifts of the Spirit.

  • Give and demonstrate a culture of honor.

  • Help each one arise and take their rightful place in Your army.

  • Anoint them to be workers in the harvest.

Then I heard the Lord saying, “Whom should I send as a messenger to this people? Who will go for us?” I said, “Here I am. Send me.” Isaiah 6:8