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 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: 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.
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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.
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.