10 Days of Prayer Leading to Global Day of PrayerMay 9 – 18, 2013
Beginning on Ascension Day, May 9, 2013, it is expected that millions of Christians will find ways to pray night and day throughout the ten days leading to Pentecost.
Discover creative ways to gather for extended prayer during these ten days. Look for how the Holy Spirit may give you fresh ways to pray with family and friends. Many will form prayer chains . Others will meet for an hour or two of focused prayer each day. Some will be fasting.

Take this time to pray with your family. Set aside 10 minutes to pray with the children.
Take 10 minutes to pray on your job.
Pray daily the following prayer points http://gdopusa.com/how-to-be-involved/ten-days-of-constant-prayer/

Pray Globally, Gather Locally

“I have posted watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the Lord, give yourselves no rest, and give him no rest till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise of the earth”

Isaiah 62:6-7

The 10 Days preceding the Global Day of Prayer create an excellent opportunity to unite in prayer with millions around the globe based on Acts 1 & 2

Day 5 : 13 May 2013
Convict us!


[Jesus said:] “When He [the Holy Spirit] comes, He will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment.” John 16:8


• For anointed teaching and preaching to pierce the hearts of unbelievers, hard-hearted sinners and backslidden Christians and bring them to repentance
• For the world to experience God’s kindness through a Church who loves unconditionally, without judgment, criticism or arrogance
• For Christians to deny themselves, to submit and obey the voice of the Holy Spirit

Read and meditate on Acts 12,13 and 14


Day 6 : 14 May 2013
Comfort us!


[Jesus said:] “I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper [Comforter].” John 14:16


• For strength, perseverance, grace and joy for Christians who are persecuted for their faith in Jesus Christ
• For the salvation of the interrogators, the politicians, religious leaders and the judges who order persecution of believers
• For Christians to persevere when subjected to all kinds of suffering, poverty, oppression, mocking, injustice, sicknesses, etc. for the sake of Christ and His kingdom

Read and meditate on Acts 15,16 and 17


Day 7 : 15 May 2013
Unite us!


[Jesus prayed:] “…that they may all be one, just as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that You have sent Me.” John 17:21


• For a deep work of the Spirit to join and reconcile the hearts of believers across races, languages and cultures to become one new man in Christ
• For the Church to bear with one another in love, to eagerly maintain unity and to really become one Body, one in Spirit, one in hope, one in faith, with one Father and one Lord
• For the Church to unite in finishing the task of World Evangelism, to share resources and to appreciate the different callings and gifts God placed in the Body of Christ

Read and meditate on Acts 18,19 and 20


Day 8 : 16 May 2013
Deliver us!


[Jesus said:] “I am sending you to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God; that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.” Acts 26:18


• For Christ’s victory on the cross over all the power of Satan, demonic principalities and spirits, to be boldly and fearlessly proclaimed to all people groups, languages and nations
• For people to be delivered from bondages, for covenants made with spirits of death and destruction to be annulled and for lies to be exposed
• For divine revelation of the truth concerning Jesus Christ to those who are in any form of idolatry, secularism, atheism or deception

Read and meditate on Acts 21, 22 and 23


Day 9 : 17 May 2013
Teach us to pray!


[Jesus said:] “…will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night?” Luke 18:7


• For the Church to believe that we have a God who answers prayer and persevere in supplication and thanksgiving
• For understanding of how to wait on God for His counsel and how to unite in prayer with the Holy Spirit in His intercession
• For the Church to understand the urgency of the times, to lay aside all hindrances and to confidently draw near to the throne of grace to plead for grace and mercy for ourselves, our communities and the nations of our world

Read and meditate on Acts 24, 25 and 26

Day 10 : 18 May 2013
Set us apart!


“While they were worshipping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for Me…” Acts 13:2


• For the Church to be obedient to the call of the Holy Spirit to send labourers to the harvest fields
• For the spiritual, emotional, physical and financial provision and support for those who heeded the call and are serving in any cross-cultural setting
• For doors to open in countries hostile to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, for workers to be granted long-term visas and jobs, and for divine appointments to share the Gospel

Read and meditate on Acts 27 and 28


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