7 Days of Prayer: Unleashing the Power of Prayer
For the 2019 Metro Christian Convention
DAY 1: March 30th, Saturday 9PM - Prayer of Thanksgiving
Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Let us start this week of prayer by giving thanks to our God. Thank Him for the blessings as well as for the difficult circumstances that all together work to make you a better person and servant of God. Thank Him for this opportunities that you’ve been given to participate in this year’s Metro Christian Convention.
DAY 2: March 31st, Sunday 9PM - Pray for the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ in the Metro NYC Area
Colossians 1:3-4 (NIV)
3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all God’s people…
Like Apostle Paul praying for the church in Colossae, let us pray for the churches here in the Metro New York Area (10th street Church of Christ, Canarsie Church of Christ, Community Christian Church, Greenpoint Church of Christ, Hillside Church of Christ, Hollis Church of Christ, Maspeth Church of Christ, Queens Church of Christ, Staten Island Christian Church, Woodside Church of Christ).
Pray that each church would continue to exist for its purpose, pray that their faith in Christ Jesus would be strengthen and that their love for all the people would grow. Pray that they may overcome whatever struggles each church are having. Lastly, pray that each church would come and work together for this year’s convention.
DAY 3: April 1st, MONDAY 9PM - Pray for our Pastors, Ministers and Church Workers
Colossians 1:9-11 (NIV)
9 …We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives,10 so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, 11 being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience…
Let us pray for all the pastors, ministers, and church workers of our Metro NYC Churches. Pray for blessing in their ministries, for their faith, their life, and also their struggles. Also, include their wife and children in your prayer that they maybe their partners in the ministry.
DAY 4: April 2nd, TUESDAY 9PM - Pray for the 2019 Metro Christian Convention
Hebrews 10:22-25 (NIV)
22 let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water. 23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25 not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
Let us pray for the 2019 Metro Christian Convention. Pray for the venue and the security, for the convention’s finances, for the overall program, the workshops, the children’s department, and the youth department, for the worship teams, and for the convention choir. Let us also pray for all the convention officers and all the convention committees.
DAY 5: April 3rd, WEDNESDAY 9PM - Pray for the Convention Speaker, Lecturers, and Teachers
29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness.
Let us pray for our convention speaker, lecturers, children’s and youth’s teachers. Pray for their safety in travel, pray that the Holy Spirit may empower them as they become God’s instrument during the day of the convention.
DAY 6: April 4th, THURSDAY 9PM - Pray for New York City
2 Chronicles 7:14 (NIV)
14 if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
Let us pray for New York City. Pray for peace and security, pray for the weather and environment, pray for moral transformation in our schools, community and city government, pray for the immigration issues within the city. Also, pray for our elected officials, NYPD and FDNY.
DAY 7: April 5th, FRIDAY 9PM - Pray for the Harvest
Matthew 28:19-20 (NIV)
19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
Let us pray for the harvest. Pray for the people who haven’t accepted Jesus in their life, it could be someone in your family, in your friends, at work, or anybody you meet. Let us invite them to church and if possible at this year’s convention. Pray that God may continue to give us the courage to step out of our comfort zone in reaching out to everyone.