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Saturday, 13 February 2010 09:59


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Prayer Guide

Part 1


Ask yourself: Where do I stand with God?


1.     _ Is there any unconfessed sin in my life?

2.     _ Do I harbour unforgiveness and bitterness in my life?

3.     _ Are there any doubtful practices/activities in my life?

4.     _ Am I obeying the Holy Spirit in all things?

5.     _ Am I confessing Jesus unashamedly?


Ask yourself: Am I living a life of integrity?


Let every Christian live in a way worthy of Christ:


1.     _ Do not pay or except bribes.

2.     _ Pay your taxes.

3.     _ Do not be involved in any form of injustice towards other people.

4.     _ Keep to speed limits and obey traffic rules.

5.     _ Live holy with your husband/wife. Break with any form of sexual immorality.

6.     _ Be Godly fathers and mothers to your children.

7.     _ Pay fair wages and do an honest day's work.

8.     _ Do not speak negatively or derogatively about the church or the nation.

9.     _ Be involved in at least one project or initiative of compassionate outreach in your community.


1.     Market Place: Multiply prayer groups in the market place - start a prayer group or join a prayer

group in your sphere of influence.

2.     3 Unsaved people: Pray for at least 3 unsaved individuals you know.

3.     Local churches: Every local church to pray at least one day a week for 24 hours. Start with a few hours and increase it to 24 hours. When one day is established, consider starting a secondday per week.

4.     24/7 City wide watches: Groups of 5-7 congregations can form a fully operating 24/7 prayer watch where each church will take one day a week to pray, filling all 168 hours.

5.     Schools/Universities: Encourage schools/universities to take 2 days per quarter to pray for 12 or 24 hours in an easily accessible area/room.

6.     Prisons: Start as many prayer groups as possible inside prisons. Work towards establishingnight-and-day prayer in the prisons. Begin to fill at least one day a week with prayer.

7.     Individual: Increase your own personal time with God through prayer or reading the Word.

How to Pray

_ Pray with faith. God promised -therefore I believe, for God cannot lie.

_ Pray humbly. (If possible, kneel before God as you humble yourself).

_ Pray with hope. Nothing is impossible for God.

_ Trust in the power of the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

_ Trust in the power of the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ.

_ Trust the Holy Spirit to pray through you.

_ Pray boldly, reminding God of his promises.

_ Pray without judgment, accusation or condemnation.

_ Base your prayer on the love, mercy and grace of our heavenly Father, who wants people to turn to

Him, repent of their sin, receive his forgiveness and be saved.

_ Allow brokenness in your heart when the Holy Spirit leads you to repentance through godly sorrow for

the condition of the church and the nation.

_ Focus your prayer on God’s honour and glory, on the salvation of the lost and then only on yourself and

your needs.

_ Pray God’s word back to Him.

_ Express your desire and longing for Jesus to be honoured in our nation.

Calling on the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ

Take a minute or two to silence your heart and mind before the Throne of Grace.


_ Express your intention to pray for the Church and the Nation in the Name of Jesus Christ.

_ Give yourself to God as an instrument in his hand.

_ Ask the Lord Jesus Christ to reveal Himself and his burden for the nation to you.

_ Should anything come to mind, pray it back to the Lord.

_ Pray the following slowly and with reverence:

_ Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

_ Lord Jesus Christ, You are the Head of the Church.


_ Lord Jesus Christ, You are our High Priest, seated at the right hand of the Father.

_ Lord Jesus Christ, You are the King of kings and the Lord of lords.

_ Lord Jesus Christ, You will build your church and the gates of hell will not prevail against it.

_ Lord Jesus Christ, You are worthy of all honour, glory and blessing.

_ Lord Jesus Christ, hear our prayer.


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