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January 9 – January 29

21 Days of
Prayer &
Fasting

Seeking Wholeness

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In-Person:
Monday – Friday in the Sanctuary
Mornings from 6:30am to 7:30am
Evenings from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Focus for Fast:

Will You Be Made Whole?

Matthew 6:16-18 (NIV) “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 17 But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, 18 so that it will not be obvious to others that you are fasting, but only to your Father, who is unseen; and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 (MSG) May God himself, the God who makes everything holy and whole, make you holy and whole, put you together—spirit, soul, and body—and keep you fit for the coming of our Master, Jesus Christ. The One who called you is completely dependable. If he said it, he’ll do it!

John 10:10 (NIV) The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

John 5:6 (KJ21) When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been in that state a long time, He said unto him, “Wilt thou be made whole?”

Week 1: Seeking Personal Wholeness
  • Sunday: Church Service – Spiritual Health – 2 Corinthians 7:1 
  • Monday: Physical Health – 1 Peter 2:24 
  • Tuesday: Mental Health – Psalms 23:3
  • Wednesday: Financial Health – the 
  • Thursday: Restored Spiritual Passion – Psalms 51:10 
  • Friday: Balance and Rhythm – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
  • Saturday: Revived Heart – Isaiah 57:15
Week 2: Seeking Relational Wholeness
  • Sunday: Church Service – Wholeness for Our Church – Matthew 16:18
  • Monday: Wholeness for Our Marriages – Matthew 19:6
  • Tuesday: Wholeness for Our Families – Nehemiah 4:14
  • Wednesday: Restoration of Broken Relationships – Romans 12:19-21
  • Thursday: Removing of Shame – Isaiah 54:4
  • Friday: Restoration of Wayward Brethren – James 5:19-20
  • Saturday: Healing of the Generational Gap – Joel 2:28-29
Week 3: Seeking Societal Wholeness
  • Sunday: Church Service – Healing for Our Nation – 2 Chronicles 7:14
  • Monday: Healing for Our Community – Jeremiah 29:7
  • Tuesday: Salvation for Our Generation – 2 Peter 3:9
  • Wednesday: Outpouring of God’s Spirit – James 5:17-18
  • Thursday: Healing of Ethnic Relationships – Revelation 5:9-10
  • Friday: Corporate Night of Prayer and Worship
  • Saturday: Year of Favor – Isaiah 61:2

Prayer

As you prepare for the next 21 days, it can be tempting to start thinking of a laundry list of prayers you’d love to see answered. But we really want to encourage you to keep this simple. Stay focused on the prayer goals and zone in on those with God.

When praying, make your primary goal to know Jesus more and experience Him. Pray prayers of total surrender, and aim to glorify God with your life. Focus first on what’s right about Him, such as his goodness and His greatness, and see everything else through that filter.

And most simply, make time to pray daily. Don’t over-complicate this! Just talk to God. Have that place and time where you can seek Him every day. If you don’t plan to pray, you won’t. If you find it a challenge to disconnect from the busyness of your day, engaging in worship music is a great way to prepare your heart for prayer.

Fasting

During this season of 21 Days of Prayer, we encourage fasting as a spiritual next step that can bring clarity and revelation into your life. You can also choose to fast at other times of the year as you seek God.

Do not let what you eat or do not eat become the focus of your fast. Keep the main thing the main thing, which is drawing closer to God. Remember, this is a time to disconnect enough from your regular patterns and habits in order to connect more closely to God.

Daily Devotionals

To help you during the fast, our Pastoral Staff Team has selected scriptures and written devotionals for you to read, pray, and reflect on each day. Check back here or on our Facebook page to follow along together.

Day Twenty

Day Twenty

Psalm 1 is one of my favorite psalms in the Bible. I love the word picture of the tree used to describe the importance of God’s Word. The tree is planted by the stream; its roots go deep into the soil, drinking up an endless supply of water. As it does this, the tree...

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Day Nineteen

Day Nineteen

I love the book of Psalms. The expression, songs, and poetry found within that book always seem to know how to express the way I feel during different seasons of my life. The book of Psalms is more than a songbook, though; it dips into the prophetic, gives us insight...

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Day Eighteen

Day Eighteen

We all have dreams about how we would like our life to go. Dreams of healthy relationships, being physically fit, being financially sound, being spiritually fit for God to use our life in significant ways, and the list goes on. But often, we find ourselves frustrated...

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Day Seventeen

Day Seventeen

Parenting is full of great joys and great challenges. I remember the mixed emotions of having to let go of that little tiny hand as I released my children to Kindergarten and into the care of another. I remember the joy of watching each of my children come down front...

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Day Sixteen

Leaves are long gone, naked branches reach across the clear expanse, the turf glitters as the sun wearily yawns across the frozen scape. Men and women rush to warm retreats to decorate rooms with regalia, wings with buffalo sauce, and bodies with favorite jerseys and...

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Day Fifteen

Day Fifteen

Have you ever heard the old saying, “You are what you eat?” It was meant to illustrate the truth that eating bad food leads to bad physical health, and eating good food leads to good physical health. Something equally important to good physical health is having good...

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Day Fourteen

Day Fourteen

The Bible says that Jesus came to us "full of grace and truth." In the combination of those two things, we can experience a reversal of the effects of the fall and find the healing needed from the devastation sin caused in our soul. But what are grace and truth, and...

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Day Thirteen

Day Thirteen

Have you ever been in a situation where you were afraid? Feeling trapped and like you did not know what to do or where to go? When I was young, my father and I went hiking, and somehow we got separated for about 30 minutes. I screamed my father's name and heard no...

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Day Twelve

Day Twelve

Most people have some form of style when it comes to the clothing they wear. Some love to dress up. Some love to be casual. We wear what we like, what's comfortable and makes us feel good. Clothing identifies us and describes us. It gives others insight into who we...

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Day Eleven

Day Eleven

Have you ever read the Bible and thought, "What in the heck?" I still find potions of Scripture difficult to understand or even agree with at times. I hope that it is ok that I admit that I am challenged by the Word of God at times in my limited understanding. The...

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Night of Worship

We conclude our 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting with a Night of Worship on Friday, January 28 at 7pm in the Sanctuary.