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Prayer and Fasting 2018


WEEK 3- SPIRITUAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT AS CHRISTIANS


January 21 - UNITY IN THE CHURCH

“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace” 

Ephesians 4:1-3 niv

 

January 22 - BEING A LIGHT IN EVERYDAY LIFE

“Don't burn out; keep yourselves fueled and aflame. Be alert servants of the Master, cheerfully expectant. Don't quit in hard times; pray all the harder.” Romans 12:11-12 msg

 

January 23 - RELATIONSHIPS

“Repay no one evil for evil, but take thought for what is honest and proper and noble [aiming to be above reproach] in the sight of everyone.

If possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:17-18 amp

January 24 - WHOLENESS

“May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of 

 

our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it” 1Thessalonians 5:23-24 niv

 

January 25 - GOD’S WISDOM

“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” James 1:5 niv

 

January 26 - SPIRITUAL GROWTH AND MATURITY 

No prolonged infancies among us, please. We'll not tolerate babes in the woods, small children who are an easy mark for impostors. God wants us to grow up, to know the whole truth and tell it in love—like Christ in everything. We take our lead from Christ, who is the source of everything we do. He keeps us in step with each other. His very breath and blood flow through us, nourishing us so that we will grow up healthy in God, robust in love.” Ephesians 4:14-16 msg

 

January 27 - WALKING IN LOVE

“And what this love consists in is this: that we live and walk in accordance with and guided by His commandments (His orders, ordinances, precepts, teaching). This is the commandment, as you have heard from the beginning, that you continue to walk in love [guided by it and following it].” 2 John 1:6 amp

WEEK 2- THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST


January 14 - BEING SALT AND LIGHT
"Let me tell you why you are here. You're here to be salt-seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this earth...”
"Here's another way to put it: You're here to be light, bringing out the God- colors in the world... I’m putting you on a light stand. Now that I've put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand—shine! Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you'll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven.”

Matthew 5:13-16 MSG

January 15 - RACIAL HARMONY
“MY BRETHREN, pay no servile regard to people [show no prejudice, no partiality]...”

James 2:1
“I give you a new commandment: that you should love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too should love one another.”

John 13:34 AMP

January 16 - THOSE FAR FROM GOD
“For God did not send the Son into the world in order to judge (to reject, to condemn, to pass sentence on) the world, but that the world might find salvation and be made safe and sound through Him.”

John 3:17

January 17 - OUR CITY AND STATE
“And seek (inquire for, require, and request) the peace and welfare of the city to which I have caused you to be carried away captive; and pray to
the Lord for it, for in the welfare of [the city in which you live] you will have welfare.”

Jeremiah 29:7 AMP

January 18 - OUR NATION
“Uprightness and right standing with God (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) elevate a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.”

Proverbs 14:34

January 19 - PEOPLE IN NEED
“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18 NIV
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”
Psalm 46:1NIV

January 20 - THE PEACEFUL PRESENCE OF THE CHURCH
“But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.”

James 3:17-18 


WEEK 1 - STREAMS OF INFLUENCE


January 7  - THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST

“The church, you see, is not peripheral to the world; the world is peripheral to the church…”

Eph 1:23 MSG

 

January 8 - FAMILY  

“…put your minds on the Master, great and awesome, and then fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your homes.”  

Nehemiah 4:13-14 MSG

 

January 9 - GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY

“The first thing I want you to do is pray…Pray especially for rulers and their governments to rule well so we can be quietly about our business of living simply, in humble contemplation.” 

1Timothy 2:1-3 MSG

 

JANUARY 10 - BUSINESS AND ECONOMY 

“Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it [using all its vast resources in the service of God and man]…" 

Gen 1:28 AMP

 

JANUARY 11 - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

“I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.” 

Proverb 8:12 KJV

 

JANUARY 12 - ARTS AND MEDIA

“…and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills — to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze, to cut and set stones, to work in wood, and to engage in all kinds of crafts.” 

Exodus 31:3-5 NIV

 

JANUARY 13 - EDUCATION 

“Teach me good judgment, wise and right discernment, and knowledge, for I have believed (trusted, relied on, and clung to) Your commandments.” 

Psalms 119:66 AMP


Earlier Event: December 24
Candlelight 2017
Later Event: March 30
Good Friday/Easter Celebration