Monthly Archives: July 2013

DAY 8: Renew Your Covenant with God

The writer of Hebrews explained that Jesus is the mediator of a new covenant between God and His people. This covenant agreement is based on a love relationship. As our Lord and King, God has given us His commands to obey so we can experience life abundantly. This is the covenant that I will make. […]

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Prayer Targets: United Spiritual Warfare, Scandal, Billy Graham and More

Speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him… Christ, from whom the whole body [is] joined and held together by every joint…when each part is working properly… Ephesians 4:15-16 ESV Dear Praying Friends, Dr. Henry Blackaby (see bio) has helped God-hungry pastors, churches, and believers around the world. […]

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DAY 7: Restore Your Broken Relationships

The night before Jesus went to the cross, He prayed for our unity: “I am in them and You are in Me. May they be made completely one, so the world may know You have sent Me and have loved them as You have loved Me” (John 17:23, HCSB). Our unity is the most convincing […]

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DAY 6: Be Holy as God Is Holy

Peter wrote, “As the One who called you is holy, you also are to be holy in all your conduct; for it is written, ‘Be holy, because I am holy’ ” (1 Peter 1:15-16, HCSB). That’s what consecration is all about: becoming holy, clean, pure, and righteous like God. Paul said, “Those He foreknew He […]

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DAY 5: Humble Yourself and Put Away Pride

Quoting from Proverbs, Peter wrote, “ ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.’ Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time” (1 Peter 5:5-6, NIV). Pride is a sin that stands in opposition to God. He aggressively opposes it. Conse­crate yourself and put away […]

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Prayer Targets: Spiritual Warfare, Obama Nominees, Texas Abortion Fight, HHS Mandate, Pornography

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:10-20 (esp. v. 11 & 12) […]

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DAY 4: Remove the Idols in Your Heart

One way your love for Christ declines or grows cold is that you begin to love someone or something more than you should. His first and great­est command to you is “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30, […]

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DAY 3: Return to Your First Love

The resurrected and glorified Christ sent a message to the church in Ephesus in Revelation 2. He commended their hard work, their endur­ance, their intolerance of evil, their stand against false teachers, and their patient endurance of hardships. But He had one thing against them: they had abandoned their first love for Him. What is […]

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Prayer Targets: GW, Faithful Soldiers, States & Abortion, SSM, ENDA, Global Warming, Scouts

The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God… Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? Who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD…God is in the generation of the righteous. Psalm 14:1-5 Dear Praying Friends, Professor Rod Gragg directs the Center for Military and […]

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DAY 2: Prepare Yourself

Have you experienced or observed a disaster or catastrophe that caused you to weep, mourn, wail, grieve, or despair—one so great that you will describe it to your children and grandchildren? Circle any you have experienced or observed up close or write another: CRIME, DROUGHT, EARTHQUAKE, EPIDEMIC, FINANCIAL COLLAPSE, FLOOD, HAILSTORM, HURRICANE, OIL SPILL, PLAGUE, […]

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