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There are over 850 separate references to prayer in the Bible. The Bible includes astounding accounts of how prayer freed slaves, cured illness, restored loved ones, bestowed blessings, comforted the grieving and helped shape the course of human history.

Most important are the Biblical accounts of how prayer worked inwardly to open the eyes and hearts of men and women just like them, we can making our lives fuller and closer to God.

God answers prayers. The Bible includes the text of over 650 prayers with 450 records of how He answered these prayers.

By reading these biblical accounts of the personal prayer life of the Lord Jesus Christ, the apostle Paul, Moses, Solomon, Joshua, Hannah and other Biblical figures; you will find great insight into how Cod wants us to pray.

Walk with our Lord and these great biblical teachers on their journey of faith and magnify the power of prayer in your life.

WHY 40 DAYS...

The scripture tells us that the effective fervent prayer of the righteous avails much with God (James 5:16)

So join with many Christians starting February 15, 2016 using these prayers from the scripture as our model.

Read one prayer on the date indicated, Meditate on it silently. Read it several times if needed. Then pray as this biblical prayer motivates you.

By doing this, you'll learn to pray as these great Biblical characters prayed and you will see great growth in your own personal prayer life.


Feb 15 Moses' spends 40 Days in Prayer

 – Deut 9:18-29

Feb 16 Our Lord Teaches Us to Pray

 – Matt 6:1-15

Feb 17 God's house is a house of prayer

 – Matt 21:13

Feb 18 Christ teaches us to Pray and not give up

 – Luke 18:1-14

Feb 19 Moses' intercedes because of Israel's sins – Ex 32:7-34:10

Feb 20 Moses' prayer when discouraged

 – Numbers 11:10-30

Feb 21 Moses' prayer when Israelites rebelled

 – Numbers 14:10-30

Feb 22 Joshua's prayer when Israelites were defeated – Joshua 7:1-13

Feb 23 Hannah's prayer for a child – 1 Sam 1:1-20

Feb 24 Hannah's prayer of thanks for Samuel

 – 1 Sam 2:1-10

Feb 25 David's prayer of thanksgiving

 – 2 Sam 7:18-29

Feb 26 Solomon's prayer for wisdom

 – 1 Kings 3:4-15

Feb 27 Solomon's prayer when dedicating the temple – 1 Kings 8:22-61

Feb 28 Elijah's prayer when stressed out

 – 1 Kings 9:1-18

Feb 29 Hezekiah's prayer for deliverance

 – 2 Kings 19:14-19

March 1 Hezekiah's prayer when near death

– 2 Kings 20:1-6

March 2 David's prayer of praise for Israelite's generosity – 1 Chron 29:10-20

March 3 Jehoshaphat's prayer when enemies threaten – 2 Chron 20:1-23

March 4 Nehemiah’s prayer for the sins of the Nation – Nehemiah 1:3-11

March 5 Ezra's prayer for the sins of the Nation

– Ezra 9:3-10:4

March 6 David's prayer of Praise – Psalm 8

March 7 David's prayer of confession and forgiveness – Psalm 51

March 8 David's prayer of God's intimate knowledge of mankind – Psalm 139

March 9 Isaiah's prayer for help – Isaiah 64:1-12

March 10 Jeremiah's praise of God's Wisdom

– Jeremiah 32:17-27

March 11 Daniel's prayer of confession for the sinful Nation – Dan 9:1-19

March 12 Early Christians pray for boldness to teach gospel – Acts 4:23-31

March 13 Paul's teachings of prayer when weak and suffering – Rom 8:18-28

March 14 Paul's encouragement to examine self and pray – 2 Cor 13:1-10

March 15 Paul's prayer for the church for wisdom and understanding – Eph 1:15-23

March 16 Paul's prayer for the church for strength and love – Eph 3:14-21

March 17 Paul's instructions of how to pray when worried – Phil 4:6-8

March 18 Paul's prayer for The church of Christ

– Col 1:9-18

March 19 Paul's prayer that Christians will be worthy of Gospel calling – 2 Thess 1:3-12

March 20 Paul's request for prayer that God be glorified by Christians – 2 Thess 3:1-5

March 21 Paul's request that all Christians pray

– 1 Tim 2:1-10

March 22 A prayer request that Christian's complete good works – Heb 13:18-24

March 23 The Lord Jesus Christ's prayer for unity

– John 17:20-24

March 24 Peter's instruction on prayer

– 1 Pet. 3:8-12 & 4:7

March 25 Prayers of worship and praise in God's throne room – Rev. 4 & 5

Our Commitment to Prayer

We believe in prayer at the Holly Church of Christ.

We have an active prayer ministry with many of our members praying daily for those in our community that are in need of healing both physically and spiritually. We give God all of the Praise and Glory that He has poured out His blessings upon us.

Join with us as we pray during these 40 days of prayer and follow these Biblical examples as we pray with thankful hearts and ask God to help our nation and community.

Matt 21:13 Jesus said, "My house shall be called a house of prayer."

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