Both the Word (the sword of the Spirit) and prayer are essential parts of God's armor that we must put on in order to stand our ground against the evil one.
Each day there will one prayer focus and a chapter to read in the Bible.
June 29 - Read Mark 1. Pray That our church will be open to, filled with and led by the Holy Spirit.
June 30 - Read Mark 2. Pray for boldness in our conversations with others... always bathed in love, quick to listen, slow to speak, highly intentional following the Holy Spirit's leading
July 1 - Read Mark 3. Pray that the Jesus followers at Maple Grove will have a deep hunger to read the Bible like never before
July 2 - Read Mark 4. Pray for Christians across the nation to unite against the great deceiver, by putting their fear aside
July 3 - Read Mark 5. Pray that Christians will be much more passionate about 'the cause of Christ' then they are for any other cause
July 4 - Read Mark 6. Pray for those who are risking and giving their lives for our freedom... military, law enforcement and their families.
July 5 - Read Mark 7. Pray for Christ and His Gospel to be preached with power, boldness and clarity in every church across the nation.
July 6 - Read Mark 8. Pray that the racial tension/violence in our country will stop and real common sentence changes can be made. Read Mk 8, lets do this, Steve
July 7 - Read Mark 9. That God would give each of us one person to share His love with today.
July 8 – Read Mark 10. Pray for the church to be united as believers to further the Gospel
July 9 – Read Mark 11. Pray for our leaders, from local all the way to national, that they would work together to unite every level of society
July 10 – Read Mark 12. Pray for members of MGCC to invite people weekly to our online services
July 11 - Read Mark 13. Pray for our relationships: with our spouses, children, other family, friends, and anyone we interact with each day. Also for healing for any hurt/damage that so much time either together or apart may have caused.
July 12 - Read Mark 14. Pray for Christians to become more aware of the devil’s schemes in our increasingly anti-God world
July 13 –Read Mark 15. Pray for 3 people at MGCC by name to GROW MORE AND MORE IN THEIR… a) love for God/others, b) knowledge of Jesus, c) hunger for His Word
July 14 -Read Mark 16. Pray for our community: that we would have opportunities as the church to share Christ’s love and the good news
July 15 - Read 1 Peter 1. Pray for our local leaders in gov’t, schools and organizations making decisions that affect our emergence from the lockdown
July 16 - Read 1 Peter 2. Pray for those in our country who are passionate about their political ideologies, that they can peacefully discuss how we move forward as one people, one nation.
July 17 – Read 1 Peter 3. Pray for members of Maple Grove to invite family and friends (who need Jesus) to our online services this Sunday
July 18 - Read 1 Peter 4. Pray that we as a church, recognize how to move forward to advance His kingdom in the most victorious way possible.
July 19 –Read 1 Peter 5. Pray that Christians in our country will deepen their relationship with the Lord and go back to the Bible as the authority of their life.
July 20 – Read 2 Peter 1. Pray for our nation - that people would be open to and changed by the gospel, leading to change in our society.
July 21 – Read 2 Peter 2. Pray that the Lord may show us the way we should go and the things we should do.
July 22 – Read 2 Peter 3. Pray for boldness in our prayer life for our nation
July 23 – Read 1 Thessalonians 1. Pray for boldness in our prayer life for our nation
July 24 – Read 1 Thessalonians 2. Pray for members of Maple Grove to invite family and friends (who need Jesus) to our online services this Sunday
July 25 – Read 1 Thessalonians 3. Pray that we will be motivated to deepen their personal relationship with the Lord by having faithful/daily Bible study and prayer time.
July 26 – Read 1 Thessalonians 4. Pray that we will be motivated to deepen their personal relationship with the Lord by having faithful/daily Bible study and prayer time.
July 27-- Read 1 Thessalonians 5 & Psalm 25
July 28-- Read 2 Thessalonians 1 & Psalm 26
July 29-- Read 2 Thessalonians 2 & Psalm 27
July 30-- Read Psalm 28 & 29
July 31-- Read Psalm 30 & 31
August 1-- Read Psalm 32 & 33
August 2-- Read Psalm 34 & 35
August 3-- Read Psalm 36 & 37
August 4--Read Psalm 38 & 39
August 5--Read Psalm 40 & 41
August 6-- Read Psalm 42 & 43
August 7-- Read Psalm 44
August 8--Read 1 Timothy 1
August 9--Read 1 Timothy 2
August 10--Read 1 Timothy 3
August 11--Read 1 Timothy 4
August 12--Read 1 Timothy 5
August 13--Read 1 Timothy 6
August 14--Read 2 Timothy 1
August 15--Read 2 Timothy 2
August 16--Read 2 Timothy 3
Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ. – Romans 10:17