21 DAYS OF PRAYER

 

We have chosen to make it a priority as a church to seek God in prayer collectively from January 3rd – 24th. Together, we will come together to faithfully seek God first, trusting in His power alone to create lasting impact in our lives, our church, and our world.

If you sense God has more for your life, 21 Days of Prayer is a great place to start believing Him for all that He has for you. As you practice seeking Him first, He will move on your behalf like never before. You will start to see the power of prayer impact your relationships, work, family, and every area of your life.

 

PRAYER MEETINGS

Throughout the 21 days, the church will be open for a daily prayer service, Monday-Friday from 5:00-6:00pm and Saturdays from 8:00-9:00am. These meetings will be available both in person and online via Facebook and YouTube. We would love for you to come and pray with us.

JANUARY 3rd, 10th, 17th

MONDAY

That we would know and demonstrate the radical love of God

DECLARATION

I no longer lean on my own understanding when it comes to my view of myself. As of today, I stand in agreement with God that I am loved by Him and that He demonstrated this love by sending Jesus to die on my behalf. In light of this revelation, I no longer live my life trying to earn His love but in response to the love I’ve already received.

Ephesians 3:16-19 | 2 Corinthians 5:14-21

10 so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,

6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

JANUARY 4th, 11th, 18th

TUESDAY

That we would (collectively and individually) look more and more like Jesus each day

DECLARATION

I am not interested in living a life turned-in on itself. I reject the lie of our culture that tells me to spend all of my time discovering my “true self”. That person is long gone. They are dead and buried. I am a new creation in Christ Jesus created in Him to do the things He did. He must become greater, I must become less.

Romans 8:29 | Galatians 2:20 | Colossians 1:27 | Corinthians 5:17

12 We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.

10 The lions may grow weak and hungry,
but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.

14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

10 The lions may grow weak and hungry,
but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.

JANUARY 5th, 12th, 19th

WEDNESDAY

That we would no longer be conformed to the patterns of this world but would be transformed by the renewing of our minds

DECLARATION

I refuse to accept and/or pursue the world’s definitions of success, prosperity, or what makes something/someone “valuable”. Instead, I seek His Kingdom first and as a result, I am shaped by Kingdom values which are always upside down in nature.

Romans 12:2 | James 4:4

5 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. 6 But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. 7 That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.

16 How much better to get wisdom than gold,
to get insight rather than silver!

JANUARY 6th, 13th, 20th

THURSDAY

That we would care for the poor, the marginalized, and the outcast

DECLARATION

Nothing I have is my own. Everything I have, I have received from the Lord and in response, I offer it back to Him to do with as He chooses, even if it comes at a great cost.

James 1:27 | Matthew 25:34-40 | Galations 2:10

19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.

35 In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’

JANUARY 7th, 14th, 21st

FRIDAY

That we would be dangerous to the dominion of darkness

DECLARATION

I am the light of the world and I will not attempt to shirk that responsibility or diminish my calling. I will embrace my identity as one who is called to tear down “the gates of hell” and bring the message of salvation through Jesus. I will do this in all gentleness and humility, understanding that the Kingdom of God is not a matter of talk, but of power.

Matthew 5:14 | Ephesians 5:8-16

19 The righteous person may have many troubles,
but the Lord delivers him from them all

7 A thousand may fall at your side,
ten thousand at your right hand,
but it will not come near you.

JANUARY 8th, 15th, 22nd

SATURDAY

That we would remember and intercede for the persecuted church and those in the mission field

DECLARATION

I commit to eradicating my ignorance and apathy for my brothers and sisters abroad by educating myself concerning the global Church. I commit to pray for those who are suffering, in prison, and in great danger as a result of the Gospel.

Hebrews 13:3 | 2 Corinthians 1:7-9 | Ephesians 6:19-20

47 For this is what the Lord has commanded us:
“‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles,
that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.

15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.

21 DAYS OF FASTING

We have chosen to make it a priority as a church to seek God in prayer collectively from January 3rd – 24th. Together, we will come together to faithfully seek God first, trusting in His power alone to create lasting impact in our lives, our church, and our world.

The goal of fasting is to draw nearer to God. Biblical fasting always has to do with eliminating distractions for a spiritual purpose; it hits the reset button of our soul and renews us from the inside out. It also enables us to celebrate the goodness and mercy of God and prepares our hearts for all the good things God desires to bring into our lives. Remember, your personal fast should present a level of challenge, but it is very important to know your body, your options, and, most importantly, to seek God in prayer and follow what the Holy Spirit leads you to do.

ABOUT FASTING

Fasting is a spiritual practice that enables the body of Christ to grow in their relationship with God. The purpose of a fast is to set aside a specific span of time for restricting certain foods or practices as a physical commitment to seek God through deeper personal engagement and fervent prayer. When we combine fasting with prayer and meditation, we can experience a more focused time of closeness with our Lord and seek His wisdom and help.

TYPES OF FASTING

COMPLETE FAST

In this type of fast, you drink only liquids, typically water with optional light juices.

SOUL FAST

This fast is a great option if you don’t have much experience fasting from food, have health issues that prevent you from fasting food, or if you wish to refocus certain areas of your life that are out of balance. For example, you might choose to stop using social media or watching television for the duration of the fast and then carefully bring that element back into your life in healthy doses at the conclusion of the fast.

PARTIAL FAST

This fast is sometimes called the “Jewish Fast” and involves abstaining from eating any type of food in the morning and afternoon. This can either correlate to specific times of the day, such as 6am to 3pm, or from sunup to sundown.

SELECTIVE FAST

This type of fast involves removing certain elements from your diet. One example of a selective fast is the Daniel Fast, a pseudo vegan fast, during which you remove meat, sweets and bread from your diet, consume water and juice for fluids, and fruits and vegetables for food.

THE DANIEL FAST

The Daniel Fast is a great Selective Fast based on the experiences of the Biblical prophet Daniel. Below is a basic guideline for this fast, but additional details can be found online at: UltimateDanielFast.com

FOODS TO ENJOY

FRUITfresh, frozen, canned, juiced, dried
VEGETABLESfresh, frozen, canned, juiced, dried
WHOLE GRAINSamaranth barley, brown rice, oats, quinoa, millet, whole wheat
NUTS AND SEEDSwhole nuts, nut butters, almond milk
LEGUMESall beans canned/dried, lentils, split peas
QUALITY OILS/SPICESvegetable, coconut, grapeseed, olive, peanut, sesame, salt, pepper, tofu, soy products
BEVERAGESwater, juice, unsweetened coconut milk

FOODS TO AVOID

MEAT & ANIMAL PRODUCTSred meat, fish, poultry, pork
DAIRYmilk/cream, butter, eggs, cheese
SWEETENERSsugar, honey, agav, stevia, molasses, syrups
LEAVENED BREAD + YEASTbaked goods, Ezekiel bread
REFINED/PROCESSEDwhite flour, white rice, artificial flavors, additives, preservatives
DEEP FRIED FOODSchips, fries
SOLID FATSlard, margarine, shortening
BEVERAGESalcohol, carbonated drinks, caffeine

*Please consult with your doctor before beginning a dietary fast,
especially if you have any existing medical concerns or conditions.

“So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and fasting”

Daniel 9:3

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