Ongoing Pursuit of God
Day 36/ Wednesday, April 1 A Life of Humility & Repentance
Read and Reflect. 2 Chron. 7:12-22, 29:3-19; Joel 2:12-32; Mat. 3:2
Repent of any attempts toward revival without humility and consistency in turning toward the Lord; of allowing an attitude of “done that already” to penetrate our daily living; of resisting God’s call to humility and repentance out of pride or hardness of heart; of wrongly thinking that revival is a call for others and not myself or my church family; of _________________.
Receive forgiveness and a fresh impartation of God’s grace to live a life of humility and repentance.
Revive/Rejoice. Pray that the Christians in our city would be overwhelmed with a spirit of humility and repentance, turning from the ways of the world and toward the Lord; that the number of believers following the ways of humility and repentance would increase; that the promise of revival would be poured out upon the people of God as we walk in His ways; that the grace of God would impact the world through us as we follow Him in humble obedience. Praise God who promised to revive and refresh those who humble themselves and turn to Him with all our hearts!
Day 37/Thursday, April 2 A Life of Prayer & Intercession
Read and Reflect. 1 Sam. 12:20-25, Is. 56 & 62; Rom. 8:26-30;
Repent of failing to pray or growing weary or sluggish in persevering in prayer; of departing from the call to watch and pray as watchmen on the wall of our cities; of not yielding to the Holy Spirit who makes intercession through us; of not being joyful, grateful, and hopeful in our prayers; of not pursuing becoming a house of prayer for all nations; of ___________________.
Receive forgiveness and the spirit of grace and supplication to embark upon a life of prayer and intercession; faith that will see Christ rule and reign in us.
Revive/Rejoice. Ask that prayer and intercession will increase in purity, passion and power throughout our church and city. Pray that God answers with revival fire from heaven; and that our city will be transformed by the presence of Christ as we cry out in humble and faith-filled intercession.
Day 38/Friday, April 3 Listening to His Voice
Read and Reflect. Ps. 81:8-16; Jer. 7:23-27, 23:26; John 10:22-30
Repent of not heeding the voice of the Lord; of allowing fear, doubt, or unbelief to hinder our willingness and ability to hear the voice of our Good Shepherd; of hearing but not obeying His voice; of trusting in the voice of others more than in the voice of the Lord; of mocking those who openly confess and testify to listening and hearing His voice; of _____________________.
Receive forgiveness and fresh assurance of being able to hear as God’s children, the sheep of His pasture; the gift of ears to hear what the Spirit is saying to the church today (Revelation 2:7).
Revive/Rejoice. Intercede for the family of PAC to come to a place of being quiet before the Lord, expecting to hear what He has to speak today; for grace to walk in humble obedience to His voice; for ears to hear from the Lord in the way He has chosen to speak to and through His children; that a deepening desire to hear His voice more clearly will permeate our church.
Day 39/Saturday, April 4 Exalting His Name
Read and Reflect. Ex. 15:1-2; Ps. 34:1-3, Ps. 99; Philippians 2:5-11
Repent of not magnifying and lifting high the name and person of Jesus Christ; of exalting anyone other than Christ; of not faithfully participating in praise and worship of the Lord – personally and corporately; of not giving the Lord the honor that is due His name; of __________________.
Receive forgiveness for misplaced honor, praise or attention; restoration of a heart of praise and worship which lifts Christ high, far above all others.
Revive/Rejoice that He is the Exalted One and that will never change; that He gives us the privilege of celebrating and honoring His rightful place as the Almighty Lord; that His name is above every name, and that at His name every knee will bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father. Hallelujah!
Day 40/ Sunday, April 5 Worshiping God – Together, Forever!
Read and Reflect. 1 Chron. 16:7-36; Ps. 95, 96; John 4:21-26
Repent of failure to humble ourselves before the Lord, acknowledging His total Lordship; of not gathering with other believers to worship the Lord in Spirit and in truth; of not giving our all to the Lord as an act of worship; of worshiping in form with the substance of the heart; of ______________________.
Receive forgiveness and a heart revived to passionately and completely worship the Lord, simply because He is worthy of all our praise, worship and adoration.
Revive/Rejoice. Pray for PAC to have Christ-centered experience of worship in Spirit and truth that will please the Father; for humility and unity among believers at PAC that will give rise to worshiping the Lord in the beauty of His holiness throughout His church. Rejoice that the Word of God declares that the day has come when the Lord is worshiped in spirit and in truth throughout the world; that He deserves and demands our worship; that our God reigns now and forever. Amen!