Day 20 • Fasting & Prayer

Jeremiah 29:7, And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

Heavenly Father, You Are The Creator of Heaven and Earth. You Are The God of Every Nation and we stand in need of your blessings. Lord, You know the current state of this nation. You see all that is happening in this nation. Heavenly Father, the government of our nation is helpless without You Lord. Our legislators, senators, governors, mayors, are helpless without You Lord. You word says, Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. Without You Oh God, this nation will not be able to stand against its enemies foreign and domestic. So Lord, according to Your word, we humble ourselves and pray, seeking Your face and turning from our wicked ways, that we may hear You speak from heaven, and that You might heal this land. Heavenly Father, we confess our sins. For we are a nation in reproach, and in need of Your help today. We confess and repent of our sins of disobedience, ignorance, irresponsibility, sins of commission and omission, as well as our lack of devotion to You God. We confess and repent for turning a blind eye to the needy and the oppressed, for allowing prejudice and racism to go without rebuke. We confess and repent for not protecting the homeless and helpless, for not defending the innocent, for not seeking justice, for favoring one racial ethnicity over another. We confess and repent for turning a blind eye to the approval of children who died in the womb, while innocent people were killed without justice. We confess and repent for idolizing politics over the government of heaven, for objectifying women, and emasculating men, for attempting to neutralize genders, for prioritizing materialism, money, fame and wealth, while those in need cried for help. 

Heavenly Father, because You have the power to make all things well, we pray now that you heal every city, in and around the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. We also pray that You heal the State of Texas, and bring healing to America that we might be able to unite in Jesus’ name. We rebuke the spirits of anger, hate, jealousy, envy, murder, and all institutions of racism in this country in Jesus name. 

Heavenly Father, we pray You restore peace in our nation. From the east coast to the west coast. From the southern border to the northern border of America, we ask that You send peace in Jesus’ name. Heavenly Father, because You set up kings and princes, we ask that You touch the heart of leaders all across this nation, who are currently in positions of leadership. Lord, You know how to remove those who are not in agreement with Your perfect will and how to set up new leaders in authority who will honor Your Holy Name. Lord, we ask that You send the Moses, the Daniels and Esthers who possess the humility, integrity and character, who are filled with the Holy Spirit, full of faith, wisdom, and are anointed and appointed for such a time as this. Lord protect them as they fulfill their Kingdom purpose and assignments in the earth. Lord, renew their strength and give them grace that is sufficient for enduring persecution in these last and evil days. Lord give them the boldness and courage to confront wickedness with faith and righteousness tenacity, that You may give them the appropriate platforms to speak truth to power in Jesus’ name. Give them an unusual level of perseverance that outlasts the stubbornness of wicked people in Jesus’ name. For we decree and declare peace in our cities and in our nation now in Jesus’ name. 

Heavenly Father, we pray for the President, his wife, children and family. Lord, we ask that You protect him so that he may live to see and know that You Are King of kings and Lord of lords. Lord bless their families and the decision makers and counselors surrounding them. Lord reveal that You Are The God of Miracles. Let them know You Are The God Who Shuts the Lion’s Mouth, and Who Protects Your True Prophets. Heavenly Father, we give You permission to turn the heart of the king so Your word is fulfilled and Your Name is glorified throughout the United States of America in Jesus’ name. Lord we Thank You for interrupting all politics as usual to awaken us all spiritually in Jesus name. For You Are GOD, and there is none beside YOU. Lord we ask that You raise up righteous leaders and place them in positions of authority in government as well as in the business arena and marketplace in Jesus’ name. Heavenly Father, send the Deborah’s of our generation in Jesus’ name. Lord we pray You send righteous military men and women, righteous police chiefs and law enforcement officers, righteous judges and lawyers in the courtroom, righteous city councilmen and women, righteous mayors and governors, senators and legislators, doctors, principals, teachers and others who are called by Your name into the professional workplace in Jesus’ name to let the light of Christ shine in the world. 

Lord bless our military men and women abroad who serve and protect our righteous causes in other countries day and night. Refresh them and give them the grace they need to continue protecting and serving faithfully. Strengthen them so their hearts don’t fail in the face of difficulty, when responses are slow, when they face uncertainty on the battlefield, Lord send Your angels to remind them The Lord Is their Shepherd and they Shall Not Want, You Make them to lie down in green pastures, You lead them beside still waters, You restore their soul, You lead them in paths of righteousness for Your name sake. Yeah, though they walk through the valley of the shadow of death, they will fear no evil, for You Art With Them, Your Rod and Staff comfort them, You prepare a table before them in the presence of their enemies, You anoint their head with oil and cause their cup to run over. Cause goodness and mercy to follow them all the days of their life that they might dwell in the house of the Lord forever. 

Now Heavenly Father, You said, where sin did abound, grace did much more abound. And so Lord, we pray for Your love to abide in us and abound in us this year greatly in Jesus’ name. We ask for a supernatural love increase and overflow in Jesus’ name. Lord we speak love into the atmosphere. We decree and declare Phileo Love, brotherly love and acts of kindness are about to go viral in this country this year in Jesus’ name. We decree and declare the love of God is so attractive, tv, newspaper, talk radio, music entertainment, social media platforms, podcasts and all industry headlines are changing across the country to tell of God’s love for His people in Jesus’ name. By faith, we decree and declare this Love Takeover is happening in our cities, in our state, and across this country, and our children’s children will know about it. Heavenly Father, we thank You for pouring out Your Spirit, releasing visions and dreams, giving hope to the hopeless, and shifting this country into its next season of faith, hope and love, in Jesus’ name. For this, Heavenly Father, we bless Your Holy Name. We give You all the glory, and we give You all the honor and praise. For Thine Is The Kingdom, and the power and glory, both now and forever. We ask and believe all these things by faith in Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Pastor Mike Reed (Copyright 2023). All rights reserved.

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