100-Day Prayer Challenge

When we stand in the gap for needs beyond our own, we experience the blessings and grace of divine love. Join us each day for 100 days, August 17-November 24, as we lift up in prayer issues affecting our lives, OurPrayer partners and countries where OurPrayer volunteers pray for others by name and need.

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Day 31: Governors

Behold, I made him a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander for the peoples. Isaiah 55:4

Lord, instruct all Governors as they lead your people.
Prayed for 181 times.
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Day 30: Joy

So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy. John 16:22

Lord, I pray that Your glorious joy will spread to all those around me.
Prayed for 1052 times.
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Day 29: Chicago

You shall not murder. Deuteronomy 5:17

Thank You Lord, for the OurPrayer volunteers and prayer partners in Chicago.  We pray that Your guidance will help city and church leaders to find solutions to the growing violence affecting this city.
Prayed for 1057 times.
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Day 28: Hatred

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses. Proverbs 10:12

Father, we ask that You would allow the power of Your love to overtake and eradicate the stronghold that hate has on your Your people.
Prayed for 1281 times.
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Day 27: Fiji

For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, ”You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.”  Deuteronomy 15:11

Lord, bless the people of the island of Fiji, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Help the residents of this country who struggle with poverty.
Prayed for 1252 times.
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Day 26: Pastors

And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding. Jeremiah 3:15

Father, bless all of the pastors preaching Your Word.
Prayed for 1293 times.
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Day 25: Columbia

No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.  1 Corinthians 10:24

 

Father, we ask for prayer for Columbia, home to OurPrayer volunteers.  Remove the poverty that grips their country and allow Your blessings to flow freely.
Prayed for 1450 times.
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Day 24: Unemployed

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.  Psalm 46:1

Father, stimulate the creativity of those that are without so that they can find jobs that suit their skills and further their career path.
Prayed for 1571 times.
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Day 23: Cancer

In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears. Psalm 18:6

Lord, answer the cry of those battling cancer and the caring loved ones who support them. 
Prayed for 1046 times.
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Day 22: Courage

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6

Lord, You are my strength and my fortress. Help me to remember that with You at my side there is nothing I can’t handle.
Prayed for 2315 times.
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Day 21: Depression
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things. Philippians 4:8
Lord, bring peace to those coping with depression.  Help heal their pain so that they can feel Your joy.
Prayed for 1816 times.
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Day 20: Senators

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. Proverbs 16:9

Father, order the steps of our United States Senators and establish Your word in their hearts.
Prayed for 1504 times.
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Day 19: Sweden

The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.  Genesis 2:15

 

Father, bless the country of Sweden, home to OurPrayer prayer volunteers.  Guide the leaders as they tackle ecological issues so that the generations to follow will be partakers of an environmentally healthy country.
Prayed for 1572 times.
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Day 18: Students

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

Lord, be with our students as they return to school.  Empower them to learn and make decisions that will be pleasing in Your sight.
Prayed for 1905 times.
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Day 17: Wisdom

Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.  Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding Proverbs 4:6-7

Lord, help us not to neglect wisdom but to seize it!
Prayed for 1963 times.
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Day 16: Laborers

You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.  Psalm 128:2

Dear Lord, today on Labor Day, send Your blessings to the people in the workforce putting in long hours and struggling to make ends meet.  Grant them the fruits of their labor in this world and the next.
Prayed for 1820 times.
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Day 15: California

We have suffered terror and pitfalls, ruin and destruction.  Lamentations 3:47

Lord, be with the state of California, where OurPrayer volunteers reside. Bring hope and resiliency as they rebuild the cities and towns ravaged by wildfires.
Prayed for 1803 times.
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Day 14: President of the United States

Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. 1 Timothy 2:2

Father, protect our President and show him Your perfect way.
Prayed for 2076 times.
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Day 13: Hope

The LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. Psalm 147:11

Lord, I put my hope in You and pray that others will do the same.
Prayed for 2231 times.
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Day 12: Those Struggling with Loneliness

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. Psalm 145:18

Lord, send Your comforting presence to all those who feel alone.
Prayed for 2442 times.
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Day 11: Determination

For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2

Lord, as long as I am determined to know You, I know everything else will fall into place.
Prayed for 2593 times.
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Day 10: Sons

Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching. They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. Proverbs 1:8-9

Lord, bless our sons to embrace godly instruction and resist temptation.
Prayed for 2579 times.
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Day 9: Daughters

Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30

Lord, help our daughters reverence You, so that the men will reverence You in our daughters.
Prayed for 2690 times.
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Day 8: Missionaries

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.” Mark 16:15

Lord, empower your missionaries to spread Your Word with love.
Prayed for 2498 times.
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Day 7: Happiness

He who gives attention to the law of right will get good; and whoever puts his faith in the Lord is happy.  Proverbs 16:20

Thank You, Father, for the happiness that comes when we have faith in You.
Prayed for 2475 times.
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Day 6: Police Officers

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.  Romans 13:1

Father, protect our law enforcement officers.  Keep them safe from danger as they uphold the law.
Prayed for 3128 times.
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Day 5: Fathers

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

Thank You, Lord, for loving fathers that guide and protect their families.
Prayed for 3045 times.
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Day 4: Mothers

And Mary said: "My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed.” Luke 1:46-4

Lord, thank You for mothers who continue to make sacrifices that benefit their families.
Prayed for 3402 times.
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Day 3: Peace

The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace. Psalm 29:11

Heavenly Father, bring peace to war torn areas of the world.
Prayed for 3759 times.
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Day 2: United States of America

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. Proverbs 22:7

Father, help those struggling with debt to be good stewards of their finances.
Prayed for 4253 times.
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Day 1: Love

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  1 Corinthians 13:4

Lord, I ask that You fill us with Your love.
Prayed for 5461 times.
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