PRAYER POINTS FOR 3RD WEEK OF FAST (25TH TO 31ST MAY 2020)
Day 15 25th May 2020
Pray that we have hearts and lives of worship.
John 4:23-24 (AMPC) - 23 A time will come, however, indeed it is already here, when the true (genuine) worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth (reality); for the Father is seeking just such people as these as His worshipers.24 God is a Spirit (a spiritual Being) and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth (reality).
1Chronicles 16:29 (AMPC) - Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name. Bring an offering and come before Him; worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness and in holy array.
Psalm 66:4 (TPT) - All the earth will bow down to worship; all the earth will sing your glories forever! Pause in his presence
Psalm 95:6-8 (AMPC) - 6 O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker [in reverent praise and supplication].7 For He is our God and we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand. Today, if you will hear His voice,8 Harden not your hearts as at Meribah and as at Massah in the day of temptation in the wilderness,
Day 16 26th May 2020
Pray for Unity in the Body
Ephesians 4:3 (AMPC) - Be eager and strive earnestly to guard and keep the harmony and oneness of [and produced by] the Spirit in the binding power of peace.
Psalm 133 (AMPC) - 1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!2 It is like the precious ointment poured on the head, that ran down on the beard, even the beard of Aaron [the first high priest], that came down upon the collar and skirts of his garments [consecrating the whole body].3 It is like the dew of [lofty] Mount Hermon and the dew that comes on the hills of Zion; for there the Lord has commanded the blessing, even life forevermore [upon the high and the lowly].
1 Corinthians 1:10 (AMPC) - But I urge and entreat you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in perfect harmony and full agreement in what you say, and that there be no dissensions or factions or divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your common understanding and in your opinions and judgments.
John 17:20-23 (AMPC) - 20 Neither for these alone do I pray [it is not for their sake only that I make this request], but also for all those who will ever come to believe in (trust in, cling to, rely on) Me through their word and teaching,21 That they all may be one, [just] as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be one in Us, so that the world may believe and be convinced that You have sent Me.22 I have given to them the glory and honor which You have given Me, that they may be one [even] as We are one:23 I in them and You in Me, in order that they may become one and perfectly united, that the world may know and [definitely] recognize that You sent Me and that You have loved them [even] as You have loved Me.
Day 17 27th May 2020
Pray that we would seek God and be led by His counsel as a Church for expansion and multiplication.
Proverbs 16:9 (NIV) - In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
Proverbs 19:21 (NASB) - Many plans are in a man’s heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand.
1 Corinthians 3:6-7 (AMPC) - 6 I planted, Apollos watered, but God [all the while] was making it grow and [He] gave the increase.7 So neither he who plants is anything nor he who waters, but [only] God Who makes it grow and become greater.
Acts 9:31 (NLT) - The church then had peace throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, and it became stronger as the believers lived in the fear of the Lord. And with the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it also grew in numbers.
Day 18 28th May 2020
Pray that every member will willingly embrace God’s commission for all to bring the lost to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 4:2 (AMPC),4:5 (NLT) - 2 Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching… 5 But you should keep a clear mind in every situation. Don’t be afraid of suffering for the Lord. Work at telling others the Good News, and fully carry out the ministry God has given you.
Psalm 96:3 (AMPC) - Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous works among all the peoples.
Matthew 9:37-38 (AMP)- 37 Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest is [indeed] plentiful, but the workers are few. 38 So pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.”
2 Corinthians 5:10,18 (AMPC) - For we must all appear and be revealed as we are before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive [his pay] according to what he has done in the body, whether good or evil [considering what his purpose and motive have been, and what he has achieved, been busy with, and given himself and his attention to accomplishing]. 18 But all things are from God, Who through Jesus Christ reconciled us to Himself [received us into favor, brought us into harmony with Himself] and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation [that by word and deed we might aim to bring others into harmony with Him].
Day 19 29th May 2020
Pray against pretense, hypocrisy and every kind of falsity in the Body. That every member lives and walks in truth, love and in the light of God.
Ephesians 4:22-25 (AMPC) - 22 Strip yourselves of your former nature [put off and discard your old unrenewed self] which characterized your previous manner of life and becomes corrupt through lusts and desires that spring from delusion; 23 And be constantly renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh mental and spiritual attitude], 24 And put on the new nature (the regenerate self) created in God’s image, [Godlike] in true righteousness and holiness. 25 Therefore, rejecting all falsity and being done now with it, let everyone express the truth with his neighbor, for we are all parts of one body and members one of another.
Colossians 3:9 (AMPC) - Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old (unregenerate) self with its evil practices.
James 1:22 (AMPC) - But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth].
Matthew 7:21 (AMPC) - Not everyone who says to Me, Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father Who is in heaven.
Day 20 30th May 2020
Pray against self-criticism and low self-esteem.
1 John 3:18-22 (MSG) - My dear children, let’s not just talk about love; let’s practice real love. This is the only way we’ll know we’re living truly, living in God’s reality. It’s also the way to shut down debilitating self-criticism, even when there is something to it. For God is greater than our worried hearts and knows more about us than we do ourselves. And friends, once that’s taken care of and we’re no longer accusing or condemning ourselves, we’re bold and free before God! We’re able to stretch our hands out and receive what we asked for because we’re doing what he said, doing what pleases him.
Romans 8:1 (NKJV) - There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
Day 21 31st May 2020
Thank God for removing burdens and destroying yokes.
Isaiah 58:6 (AMPC) - [Rather] is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every [enslaving] yoke?
2 Corinthians 3:17 (AMPC) - Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty (emancipation from bondage, freedom).
PRAYER POINTS FOR 2ND WEEK OF FAST (18TH TO 24TH MAY 2020)
Day 8 18th May 2020
Pray for the eyes and ears of members of the body to be opened to see what God sees and hear what He is speaking and that their hearts be able to comprehend the Word of God.
Isaiah 29:18 (AMPC) - And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and out of obscurity and gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind shall see.
Isaiah 30:21 (NKJV) - Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” Whenever you turn to the right hand Or whenever you turn to the left.
Isaiah 50:5 (AMPC) - The Lord God has opened My ear, and I have not been rebellious or turned backward.
Day 9 19th May 2020
Pray that we will live as the Lord’s sheep, those who hear His voice, follow Him and are taught by Jesus ---Disciples of Jesus.
John 10:4-5, 27-30 (KJV) - 4 And when he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. 5 Yet they will by no means follow a stranger, but will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.”
27 My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. 28 And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand. 30 I and My Father are one.”
Isaiah 50:4 (AMPC) - [The Servant of God says] The Lord God has given Me the tongue of a disciple and of one who is taught, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary. He wakens Me morning by morning, He wakens My ear to hear as a disciple [as one who is taught].
Luke 9:23 (AMPC) - And He said to all, If any person wills to come after Me, let him deny himself disown himself, forget, lose sight of himself and his own interests, refuse and give up himself] and take up his cross daily and follow Me [cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying also].
Day 10 20th May 2020
Pray for discernment
Isaiah 32:3-4 (AMPC) - 3 Then the eyes of those who see will not be closed or dimmed, and the ears of those who hear will listen. 4 And the mind of the rash will understand knowledge and have good judgment, and the tongue of the stammerers will speak readily and plainly.
Isaiah 43:19 (NKJV) - Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness And rivers in the desert.
1 Chronicles 12:32 (AMPC) - And of Issachar, men who had understanding of the times to know what Israel ought to do, 200 chiefs; and all their kinsmen were under their command;
Day 11 21st May 2020
Pray that we will be a Body that trembles at the Word of God.
Isaiah 66:2 (NKJV) - For all those things My hand has made, And all those things exist,” Says the Lord. “But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word.
Ezra 10:1-3 (NKJV) - Now while Ezra was praying, and while he was confessing, weeping, and bowing down before the house of God, a very large assembly of men, women, and children gathered to him from Israel; for the people wept very bitterly. 2 And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, spoke up and said to Ezra, “We have trespassed against our God, and have taken pagan wives from the peoples of the land; yet now there is hope in Israel in spite of this. 3 Now therefore, let us make a covenant with our God to put away all these wives and those who have been born to them, according to the advice of my master and of those who tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law.
Psalm 119:120 (AMPC) - My flesh trembles and shudders for fear and reverential, worshipful awe of You, and I am afraid and in dread of Your judgments.
Psalm 119:133 (KJV) - Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
Day 12 22nd May 2020
Pray for His Presence in your life which distinguishes you.
Exodus 33:13-17 (AMPC) - 13 Now therefore, I pray You, if I have found favor in Your sight, show me now Your way, that I may know You [progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with You, perceiving and recognizing and understanding more strongly and clearly] and that I may find favor in Your sight. And [Lord, do] consider that this nation is Your people.
14 And the Lord said, My Presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.
15 And Moses said to the Lord, If Your Presence does not go with me, do not carry us up from here!
16 For by what shall it be known that I and Your people have found favor in Your sight? Is it not in Your going with us so that we are distinguished, I and Your people, from all the other people upon the face of the earth?
17 And the Lord said to Moses, I will do this thing also that you have asked, for you have found favor, loving-kindness, and mercy in My sight and I know you personally and by name.
Exodus 3: 11-12 (AMPC) - 11 And Moses said to God, Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?
12 God said, I will surely be with you; and this shall be the sign to you that I have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall serve God on this mountain [Horeb, or Sinai].
Joshua 1:5 (AMPC) - No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.
John 15:4-5 (AMPC) - 4 Dwell in Me, and I will dwell in you. [Live in Me, and I will live in you.] Just as no branch can bear fruit of itself without abiding in (being vitally united to) the vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you abide in Me.
5 I am the Vine; you are the branches. Whoever lives in Me and I in him bears much (abundant) fruit. However, apart from Me [cut off from vital union with Me] you can do nothing.
Day 13 23rd May 2020
Pray to abound in the fruits of righteousness.
Philippians 1:9-11 (NKJV) - 9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, 10 that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, 11 being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Isaiah 33:15-16 (AMPC) - 15 He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly, who despises gain from fraud and from oppression, who shakes his hand free from the taking of bribes, who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed and shuts his eyes to avoid looking upon evil.
16 [Such a man] will dwell on the heights; his place of defense will be the fortresses of rocks; his bread will be given him; water for him will be sure.
Matthew 5:20 (AMPC) - For I tell you, unless your righteousness (your uprightness and your right standing with God) is more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
Day 14 24th May 2020
Pray against the spirit of compromise. Pray that this spirit is rooted out of our midst.
Daniel 1:8 (AMPC) - But Daniel determined in his heart that he would not defile himself by [eating his portion of] the king’s rich and dainty food or by [drinking] the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might [be allowed] not to defile himself.
Joshua 24:14-15 (AMPC) - 14 Now therefore, [reverently] fear the Lord and serve Him in sincerity and in truth; put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the [Euphrates] River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 15 And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
PRAYER POINTS FOR 1ST WEEK OF FAST (11TH TO 17TH MAY 2020)
Day 1 11th May 2020
Divine protection from pestilence and plagues. Psalm 91 (AMPC)
1 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand].
2 I will say of the Lord, He is my Refuge and my Fortress, my God; on Him I lean and rely, and in Him I [confidently] trust!
3 For [then] He will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence.
4 [Then] He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings shall you trust and find refuge; His truth and His faithfulness are a shield and a buckler.
5 You shall not be afraid of the terror of the night, nor of the arrow (the evil plots and slanders of the wicked) that flies by day,
6 Nor of the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor of the destruction and sudden death that surprise and lay waste at noonday.
7 A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand, but it shall not come near you.
8 Only a spectator shall you be [yourself inaccessible in the secret place of the Most High] as you witness the reward of the wicked.
9 Because you have made the Lord your refuge, and the Most High your dwelling place,
10 There shall no evil befall you, nor any plague or calamity come near your tent.
11 For He will give His angels [especial] charge over you to accompany and defend and preserve you in all your ways [of obedience and service].
12 They shall bear you up on their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone.
13 You shall tread upon the lion and adder; the young lion and the serpent shall you trample underfoot.
14 Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness—trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake him, no, never].
15 He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him and show him My salvation.
Day 2 12th May 2020
Pray against the spirit of fear in the body. That God’s children will put their firm trust in the Lord for their protection and future.
Psalm 94:19 (TLB) - 19 Lord, when doubts fill my mind, when my heart is in turmoil, quiet me and give me renewed hope and cheer.
Psalm 56:3-4 (TLB) - 3-4 But when I am afraid, I will put my confidence in you. Yes, I will trust the promises of God. And since I am trusting him, what can mere man do to me?
2 Timothy 1:7 (AMPC) - 7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.”
Day 3 13th May 2020
Full recovery and restoration for all who have lost jobs, incurred financial losses during this season.
Joel 2:21-27 (AMPC) - 21 Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice, for the Lord has done great things! 22 Be not afraid, you wild beasts of the field, for the pastures of the wilderness have sprung up and are green; the tree bears its fruit, and the fig tree and the vine yield their [full] strength. 23 Be glad then, you children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord, your God; for He gives you the former or early rain in just measure and in righteousness, and He causes to come down for you the rain, the former rain and the latter rain, as before. 24 And the [threshing] floors shall be full of grain and the vats shall overflow with juice [of the grape] and oil. 25 And I will restore or replace for you the years that the locust has eaten—the hopping locust, the stripping locust, and the crawling locust, My great army which I sent among you. 26 And you shall eat in plenty and be satisfied and praise the name of the Lord, your God, Who has dealt wondrously with you. And My people shall never be put to shame. 27 And you shall know, understand, and realize that I am in the midst of Israel and that I the Lord am your God and there is none else. My people shall never be put to shame.
Psalm 34: 9-10 (AMPC) - O fear the Lord, you His saints [revere and worship Him]! For there is no want to those who truly revere and worship Him with godly fear. The young lions lack food and suffer hunger, but they who seek (inquire of and require) the Lord [by right of their need and on the authority of His Word], none of them shall lack any beneficial thing.
Zechariah 9:12 (AMPC) - Return to the stronghold [of security and prosperity], you prisoners of hope; even today do I declare that I will restore double your former prosperity to you.
Day 4 14th May 2020
For celebration services, prayer meetings, Christian Education classes etc. to be restored fully & freely in Faith Center and Mishref.
Psalm 23:6 (AMPC) - Surely or only goodness, mercy, and unfailing love shall follow me all the days of my life, and through the length of my days the house of the Lord [and His presence] shall be my dwelling place.
Deuteronomy 11:25 (NKJV) - No man shall be able to stand against you; the Lord your God will put the dread of you and the fear of you upon all the land where you tread, just as He has said to you.
Jeremiah 29:11 (AMP) - For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you,’ says the Lord, ‘plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
Proverbs 16:7 (AMPC) - When a man’s ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Day 5 15th May 2020
For us to come out of this season with our hearts strengthened in God and full of hope!
Psalms 27:14 (AMPC) - Wait and hope for and expect the Lord; be brave and of good courage and let your heart be stout and enduring. Yes, wait for and hope for and expect the Lord.
Romans 15:13 (AMPC) - May the God of your hope so fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound and be overflowing (bubbling over) with hope.
Day 6 16th May 2020
Pray for land and property, for us to have our own place of worship in Kuwait.
Psalm 2:8 (NKJV) - Ask of Me, and I will give You
The nations for Your inheritance,
And the ends of the earth for Your possession.
Psalms 24:1 (NKJV) - The earth is the Lord’s, and all its fullness,
The world and those who dwell therein.
Day 7 17th May 2020
Pray that the Lord will initiate and complete the process of the building of the Faith Alive Home. It will be a work done by our God.
Nehemiah 6:16 (AMPC) - When all our enemies heard of it, all the nations around us feared and fell far in their own esteem, for they saw that this work was done by our God.
Psalm 127:1-2 (AMPC) - 1 Except the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it; except the Lord keeps the city, the watchman wakes but in vain.
2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to take rest late, to eat the bread of [anxious] toil—for He gives [blessings] to His beloved in sleep.