Day 9

Scripture Focus:
This, then, is how you should pray:
“‘Our Father in heaven,
 hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come,
 your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.’”
Matthew 6:9-13

Prayer Focus: your kingdom come,
 your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Surrender: giving God full & complete control of every area of our life. [Rom. 12:1]

Personal: Surrendering to God means giving this moment… this day… this week… this month… this year… and all of your life completely over to God’s control. Invite the King to take his rightful place in your heart & life. As you take a few moments to express your heart to God, you may want to physically kneel or raise your hands to physically signify your surrender to God.

Communal: Pray that we would be a community of people whose lives are surrendered to God. Imagine the work God could do through a community whose hearts are fully His. Pray that as a community we would chase after God’s vision for this city– that God’s Kingdom would come here.

 

More from 21 Days of Prayer

What would happen if, for a period of time, you really focused on your relationship with God? What would happen if an entire community took time to really focus on their relationship with God? Every great movement of God first begins with a person who has been deeply moved by God. At Awakening we long to see a fresh and powerful movement of God take place in and through our church. That’s why we are taking 21 Days to reorient our lives to God and His purposes in our lives. 21 Days to pray and fast as a church. In Hebrew, fasting means to humble the soul. Fasting is the act of humbling one’s soul before God by abstaining from something for spiritual purposes. So, as a church, we are inviting you to fast with us from Media (TV, Movies, Social Media, Gaming, etc.) so that we might hear from God and cultivate a deeper hunger for Him. As we fast and pray together (from August 23rd – September 13th), I wonder what God might have in store for you, for us, and for our city?