And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God, you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:4-5
DAY 11: PROTECTION
ADORATION: You are the PROTECTING God, our DEFENDER. Psalm 91:14, Psalm 59:9, 1 John 5:18
REPENTANCE: Forgive us for not trusting you. Psalm 20:7
INTERCESSION: Lord, you are our shield and defense. You protect us from the threats of the enemy, and even now we believe that you are hearing the petition of the defenseless asking for justice. You surround those who love and acknowledge you with songs of deliverance, rescuing and honoring them. Heavenly Father, as forces of racial trouble and confusions threaten our land, today we ask that you would surround us, our children and their teachers in schools, our police officers and social and administration workers as they work selflessly to secure our communities. We lean on your promises today and believe by faith that as we commit ourselves in prayer you are securing the gates of our cities. Show yourself strong on our behalf, in these dark days let you kingdom be manifest in all its glory and power, for your own name's sake. Amen!
DAY 10: COURAGE
ADORATION: You are the VICTORIOUS God. 1 John 5:4, Zeph. 3:17, Hab. 3:18, Psalm 45:4, Isaiah 25:8
REPENTANCE : Forgive us for looking to the hand of man for our salvation and deliverance. Psalm 33:16-19
INTERCESSION: Lord, break through in this hour with a mighty display of your power and might. We trust in your mighty name, at the mention of which You turn the tide of the battle, making a victorious display on behalf of truth and righteousness. We call upon Jehovah Rohi, Jehovah Shalom, Jehovah Tsidkenu--you who manifests righteousness and justice in your dealings with man, you who releases peace and assurance as part of your nature and goodness, you who consistently guides, working mighty wonders and is sovereign over the universe. In our weak selves we cannot prevail against powers of darkness causing racial hatred, division and prejudice in our nation, but under your glorious banner, we are more than conquerors! Arise O God, and come into your resting place in our cities and communities. We build you an altar with our worship and heart-sacrifice, come and dwell among us, we pray in Jesus' name. Amen!
DAY 9: ENDURANCE
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ADORATION: You Lord are our STRENGTH. Nahum 1:7, Psalm 59:17, Psalm 73:26
REPENTANCE: Forgive us for leaning on our strength and not on Yours. Proverbs 3:5,6
INTERCESSION: Almighty God, strengthen your Church in this hour. As the overwhelming feelings of despair and weariness cloud our sense of hope, as the racial tensions rage, Lord break in with your power. Shine your light on the eyes of our hearts, help us to recognize that your hand is indeed at work among the races and among the diverse cultures and generations, even in the midst of immense darkness. Though dark spirits of prejudice and division swirl, your light is in fact shining brighter and brighter! Holy Spirit, give your faithful ones in this nation a huge dose of encouragement this morning. Let joy arise, it is our strength in this hour. Thank you dear Father, you have not left us hopeless. We are strong in you and in the power of your might!
DAY 8: FAITH
ADORATION: You are the God who is attentive to my prayers. 2 Chronicles 7:15, Psalm 34:15, 1 Peter 3:12
REPENTANCE: Forgive us for doubting that you hear and respond to our prayers. Psalm 34:6
INTERCESSION: Lord, we ask for the release of divine grace and increased anointing of prayer in the church. Father would you raise up a Church in this hour wholeheartedly given to the eternal ministry of Jesus, ever in intercession, bridging the gap between earth's condition and heaven's reality. Holy Spirit we ask that you may begin to stir up the hearts of many toward the issue of racial reconciliation, that we may be caught up in the heart and emotion of heaven, and the burning desire to see restoration. We ask in faith believing this is on your heart. 2 Chronicles 7:14
DAY 7: FORGIVENESS
ADORATION: You are the FORGIVING God Psalm 103:3
REPENTANCE: Forgive us for acting out in vengeance in our thoughts, words and deeds. Matthew 5:38,39
Lord, give the body of Christ increased grace to love like you love and forgive our enemies and those who sin against us. Let mature brotherly love abound in our congregations, fellowships and ministries. We ask for wisdom and divine understanding on how to confront and dismantle racism and prejudice in our midst. Illuminate hearts, release your power to deliver and make things right. We ask this in Jesus' mighty name, Amen. Matthew 6: 12, 14,15