Call for Season 0f Prayer for Our City (September 21 - November 27, 2014)
We believe God loves our city because He loves the humans living here. As a member of the 'Church of Oklahoma City', will you join with us for a season of prayer for our city starting Sunday, September 21 through Thanksgiving?
During this season of prayer every day at 3:00PM, as God brings the city to your heart and mind, we invite you to pray individually and corporately for these 3 items:
1. Pray for unity and for a heart of thanksgiving
Lord, we know You are doing something new in OKC that requires great flexibility and authenticity of relationships with You and with each other. This is the hour for the Church to rise as One, walking in unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Unite our hearts, individually and corporately to fear Your Name as we seek Your Counsel in order to progress without regard to division. As we step, united in cadence with Your Voice, we will see the knowledge of Your Glory covering the earth as the waters cover the seas.
2. Pray for protection from the evil one
Lord, we embrace Your prayer in John 17 for protection from the evil one: we pray for supernatural protection against the intense warfare that rages - spiritually and naturally. Activate within us the inner knowledge of peace, releasing confidence to receive grace for protection of body, soul (mind, will and emotions) and spirit. Grant us strategies to outwit Satan's plans to mask and destroy Your purposes for our city. As we heed Your voice, we will move from blessing until blessings overtake us!
3. Pray for the redemption of the city and those who live here
Lord, we know Your desire is to pour out Your Spirit upon our city to release blessings of revival, restoration, reconciliation and reformation to all levels of society. Guide us by Your Word (scripture) and Your Spirit in order that we may release a symphonic sound of intercession and worship unto You, causing every chain of restraint to break.
We ask that Your Church rise up as a Bright and Shining LIGHT, holding out to Oklahoma City and offering to all men the Word of Life in answer to the hurting and desperate; that we be as SALT to preserve our city and to push back the darkness, halting the advancement of evil. We pray for a release of Godly wisdom, revelation, strategies and cooperation between Church and leaders in all spheres of influence to effectively fight the onslaught of the rising statistics of crime. We ask that the root(s) of decay be exposed and Your healing balm be applied to individuals and families, restoring relationships, annihilating prejudices and dissolving anger, bitterness and unforgiveness. We cry out for grace in order that forgiveness may be extended and received all across our city. Let the Redeemed of the Lord say so!