Day 100: Focus
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. Proverbs 16:3
Dear Lord, help me to focus on my work and let all my labors be of service to You.
Day 99: Vision
Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law. Proverbs 29:18
Lord, bless all leaders with vision to move their organization forward. Give them creative ideas so that their companies will stay fresh and innovative. Use all leaders for Your perfect will and glory.
Day 98: New Mexico
My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge. "Because you have rejected knowledge, I also reject you as my priests; because you have ignored the law of your God, I also will ignore your children.” Hosea 4:6
Lord, be with the state of New Mexico where many OurPrayer volunteers reside. Help them gain control of the low graduation rates. Use the teachers to empower their students with a thirst for knowledge and wisdom.
Day 97: Kentucky
Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. Psalm 73:23
Father, bless the state of Kentucky, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Strengthen their economy and give guidance to their leaders to help them solve financial issues.
Day 96: Mercy
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 1 Peter 1:3
Extend Your mercy, Lord, to all who call on Your name, guide us with your eye and lead us to a place of relentless worship unto Your name.
Day 95: Fire Fighters
The LORD keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. Psalm 121:7
Father, protect our fire fighters as they continue to put their lives on the line for us.
Day 94: Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, Hampton, VA
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1
Thank you, Lord, for OurPrayer partner, Sixth Mount Zion. Continue to use them to Your glory and honor. Allow them to be the light of Christ in the midst of a dark world.
Day 93: Knowledge
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7
Father, increase our capacity to receive more of You, cause us to thirst for Your knowledge.
Day 92: New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, Detroit, MI
Then we shall not turn back from you; give us life, and we will call upon your name! Restore us, O Lord God of hosts! Let your face shine, that we may be saved! Psalm 80:18-19
Bless, oh Lord, OurPrayer partner, New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. Favor them with Your love and favor the city with Your grace.
Day 91: Prayer Chapel COGIC, Philadelphia, PA
Blessed are those whose strength is in you, in whose heart are the highways to Zion. Psalm 84:5
Thank You Lord for OurPrayer partner, the Prayer Chapel; send an increase to their city and to their church.
Day 90: Sound of Life Radio Program
For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure, Philippians 2:13
Thank You, Lord, for OurPrayer partner, the Sound of Life. Open doors for them so that the message of Jesus Christ can reach the world through radio.
Day 89: Hampton University Ministers Conference
May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. Psalm 20:4
Father, continue to bless and strengthen OurPrayer partner, the Ministers Conference. Cause all of their plans to impart wisdom to their attendees so they may flourish in miraculous ways.
Day 88: Rest
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30
Give us rest, Lord, so that we can be used by You in great and powerful ways.
Day 87: Veterans
I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High. Psalm 7:17
Lord, we rejoice in You for our veterans. Thank You for their loyalty first to You then to our country. Bless them with Your love and healing as they readjust to their return home; comfort all those dealing with post-traumatic-stress and give them peace.
Day 86: Praise
Return home and tell how much God has done for you. Luke 8:39
Dear Lord, thank You for the tremendous difference You make in our lives.
Day 85: United Methodist Church
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Romans 15:13
Lord, continue to bless OurPrayer partner, the United Methodist Church. Strengthen the vision You gave them long ago, strengthen their leadership and unify their churches.
Day 84: Impact
If you abide in Me and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish and it will be done for you. John 15:7
Father, allow us to abide in You so that You can abide in us to make impact in this world. Impact our fellowman with Your wisdom to do great things.
Day 83: New Church Communities
Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood. Acts 20:28
Father, as You send us out to build Your church help us to be mindful that You have already obtained it with Your own blood.
Day 82: Blessings
The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. Psalm 145:9
Father, bless my brother and my sister with all righteous blessings. Bless them so that they can be a continual blessing to others.
Day 81: Libya
Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16
Bless and encourage OurPrayer volunteers that reside in Libya. Lord, we come boldly asking that You would allow Your power and anointing to fall on Libya so that those that don’t know You will come to do so in a great and powerful way.
Day 80: New York
Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him and He will do it. Psalm 37:4-5
Father, we stand in the gap for New York, home to OurPrayer volunteers and partners. Strengthen the economy and continue to lower crime in this state.
Day 79: Justice
When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers. Proverbs 21:15
Lord, allow justice to prevail in the lives of Your people. Thank You for not turning a deaf ear to those who have been treated unfairly.
Day 78: Kenya
For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the Lord, because they have called you an outcast: ”It is Zion, for whom no one cares!” Jeremiah 30:17
Father, restore fresh water to the country of Kenya where OurPrayer volunteers reside. Provide for them like You have provided for us.
Day 77: Texas
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap. Psalm 133:7
Father, we ask for prayers for the state of Texas, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Help us provide for the children living in poverty.
Day 76: Dream
After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not fear,
Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great. Genesis 15:1
Lord, bless every dreamer, encourage their hearts to move forward in everything You have
shown them. Thank You for dreams that become a reality.
Day 75: Fear
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4
Father, I thank You that we don’t have to fear because You are near to comfort us.
Day 74: Uganda
Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. 3 John 1:2
Father, we ask for prayer for Uganda, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Restore health to the
children of this country.
Day 73: Volunteer
As every man hath received the gift, [even so] minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 1 Peter 4:10
Dear Lord, help guide us to a place of joyful service where we can use our time, talent and abilities to help others
Day 72: Florida
Violence shall no more be heard in your land, devastation or destruction within your borders; you shall call your walls Salvation, and your gates Praise. Isaiah 60:18
Father, send Your glorious light to the state of Florida where OurPrayer volunteers live. May Your grace and blessings flow to the sunshine state.
Day 71: Barbados
While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, And day and night shall not cease. Genesis 8:22
Father, be with the people of Barbados, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Restore jobs to the more than 3,000 people who were laid off in this country earlier this year.
Day 70: Relief from Stress
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. James 1:2-4
Lord, help me to remember that stressful things cannot break me. Working through them with You at my side strengthens my faith and enriches my life.
Day 69: Canada
Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. Matthew 6:31-32
Lord, strengthen the country of Canada as they deal with so many economic issues.
Day 68: Pastor’s Spouses
We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. Romans 12:6-8
Thank You, Lord, for every pastor’s spouse; thank You for their commitment to the ministry.
Day 67: Jamaica
The Lord tests the righteous, but His soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence. Psalm 11:5
Father, be with the country of Jamaica, where OurPrayer volunteers reside. Send Your love and peace so that murder rates and other acts of violence will continue to decrease.
Day 66: Bereavement
For if He causes grief, then He will have compassion according to His abundant loving kindness. For He does not afflict willingly or grieve the sons of men. Lamentations 3:32-33
Lord, bring healing to those that are dealing with the pain of grief.
Day 65: United Kingdom
Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. James 5:4
Father, we ask for prayer for the United Kingdom, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Bring blessings to the migrant domestic workers in this country and forgive the employers that misuse them.
Day 64: Skill
Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful. 1 Chronicles 15:22
Lord, continue to anoint those that are skilled in areas of ministry, teaching, medicine and counseling.
Day 63: U.S. Armed Forces
No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD and their vindication from me, declares the LORD. Isaiah 54:17
Father, protect our military men and women as they continue to put their life on the line for the safety of the United States of America.
Day 62: New Zealand
I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. Psalm 18:3
Father, we ask for prayer for New Zealand, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Protect their children as the deal with growing epidemic of cyber bullying.
Day 61: Overcome Anxiety
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27
Lord, help us overcome our anxiety with Your peace so that Your people can hear You clearly.
Day 60: Congressman/Congresswoman
And said to them, “Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For he who is least among you all is the one who is great.” Luke 9:48
Lord, unite the House of Representatives so that they will see that You are the greatest among them.
Day 59: Marriages
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:8
Lord, reignite the flame in the marriages of Your people.
Day 58: Strength
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10
Thank You, Lord, for Your strength that takes over when I am overcome with weakness and frustration.
Day 57: Zion Baptist Church, Waterbury, CT
So Jotham became mighty, because he ordered his ways before the Lord his God 2 Chronicles 27:6
Lord, bless OurPrayer partner, Zion Church. Strengthen their pastor to chase after Your perfect will for Your people.
Day 56: Preparation
Prepare your work outside; get everything ready for yourself in the field, and after that build your house. Proverbs 24:27
Lord, guide us as we prepare ourselves to receive all that You have in store for us.
Day 55: Greece
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Lord, be with the country of Greece, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Help their leaders find solutions to the problems they face.
Day 54: Faithfulness
Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that you may prosper in all that you do. Deuteronomy 29:9
Father help us to be faithful to Your Word so that we can experience You in a greater way.
Day 53: Poverty
If your brother becomes poor and cannot maintain himself with you, you shall support him as though he were a stranger and a sojourner, and he shall live with you. Leviticus 25:35
Father, help us to support our brothers and sisters in their time of need.
Day 52: Greater New Hope Baptist Church & Ministries, Preston, MA
The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands. Psalm 138:8
Fulfill Your purpose, Lord, in OurPrayer partner, the Greater New Hope Church. Establish Your perfect will in their lives and strengthen their efforts.
Day 51: Norway
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. Colossians 3:18-19
Father, bless the country of Norway, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Bring stability to their marriages, for Your glory and for Your honor.
Day 50: God’s Light
Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path. Psalm 119:105
Heavenly Father, no matter how dark the world might seem, or how difficult a decision might be, Your love is a beacon I can rely on to guide my path.
Day 49: Tanzania
The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. Psalm 24:1
Father preserve the land in Tanzania, home to OurPrayer volunteers, so that Your people can continue to live off the land.
Day 48: Churches
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. Ephesians 5:23
Lord, sustain Your church by Your power and protect Your church from the attacks of the evil one.
Day 47: New Start-Up Companies and Small Businesses
You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day. Deuteronomy 8:18
Lord, as many embark on new business ventures, help them to build a business full of integrity so that we will never forget it was You who blessed us.
Day 46: Creativity
And he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with skill, with intelligence, with knowledge, and with all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold and silver and bronze. Exodus 35:31-32
Lord, allow Your creativity to flow through us and into in the world so that You will be glorified.
Day 45: Malaysia
The earth is defiled by its people; they have disobeyed the laws, violated the statutes and broken the everlasting covenant. Isaiah 24:5
Lord, heal Malaysia, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Prevent water and air pollution from contaminating the land.
Day 44: Russia
They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. 2 Peter 2:19
Father, remove corruption and strife from Russia where OurPrayer volunteers reside. Send Your justice so they may bring glory to Your name.
Day 43: Urban Ministries, Inc.
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually! Psalm 105:4
Stretch forth Your hand, Lord, upon OurPrayer Partner, Urban Ministries. Continue to empower them so that they can empower others with Your Word.
Day 42: Victory
"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world." John 16:33
Thank You, Lord, that we never have to suffer defeat because You have overcome the world.
Day 41: Australia
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit. Ephesians 5:18
Father, bless those in Australia, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Help those struggling financially and free those in Australia that have been chained to alcohol abuse.
Day 40: Changing A Generation, Atlanta, GA
The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26
Thank You Lord for OurPrayer partner, Changing A Generation Church. Thank You for shining Your face upon them. Continue to be gracious to the ministry and bless the pastor to be steadfast and unmovable in You.
Day 39: The Homeless
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him, and not to hide yourself from your own flesh? Isaiah 58:7
Lord, empower us to help all those who need shelter.
Day 38: CEOs
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves. Philippians 2:3
Lord, help all CEOs to be mindful of those that serve them with excellence.
Day 37: India
Your creatures settled in it; You provided in Your goodness for the poor, O God. Psalm 68:10
Father, send Your strength to India, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Let your steady hand help those living under the poverty line.
Day 36: Prisoners
I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. Matthew 25:36
Lord, help us to be mindful and merciful of those who are incarcerated.
Day 35: Unity
Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. Romans 16:17
Father, teach us how to avoid division so that we can embrace unity.
Day 34: Managers
Treat others the same way you want them to treat you. Luke 6:31
Father, help all managers to treat their employees with dignity and respect.
Day 33: Forgiveness
And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins. Mark 11:25
Gracious Lord, use me to be a testimony of Your forgiveness so that others may forgive and see Your good works.
Day 32: Guyana
No evil will befall you, nor will any plague come near your tent. Psalm 91:10
Lord, thank You for the OurPrayer volunteers in Guyana. May Your grace shine on this country and bring healing to those battling illness and malaria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day 25: Colombia
No one should seek their own good, but the good of others. 1 Corinthians 10:24
Father, we ask for prayer for Colombia, home to OurPrayer volunteers. Remove the poverty that grips their country and allow Your blessings to flow freely.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.