40 Days of Prayer
August 31, 2004
Sept. 24: Pray for the Defense of Marriage Act to be added to the United States Constitution and for the redefinition of marriage to cease.
Sept. 25: Pray that judicial tyranny will stop.
Sept. 26: Pray the hearts of fathers and mothers will turn toward their sons and daughters and vice versa.
Sept. 27: Pray that God will stop the erosion of religious freedom in order that the Gospel will be preached here and abroad more freely.
Sept. 28: Pray that abortion will end starting with partial birth abortion. Pray the eyes of the people will be opened to the horridness of this atrocity.
Sept. 29: Pray for the American Military. Pray their mission will be successful and for their safety. Pray that God will turn the hearts of the people there to Him.
Sept. 30: Pray for the first presidential debate tonight at Coral Gables, Fla.
Oct. 1: Pray that Christians in America will return to God, forsake their sins and pursue a close relationship with our Father.
Oct. 2: Pray that more people live in the fear of the Lord.
Oct. 3: Pray that America will be used again as a catalyst with its people, possessions and prayer to bring the Gospel to the world.
Oct. 4: Pray that the drought of God’s Word will cease and that the ordinary man and woman will know of God in our nation.
Oct. 5: Pray that those caught up in materialism will be freed. Also pray for the vice presidential debate tonight at Cleveland.
Oct. 6: Pray that the forces that attempt to remove symbols of God (cross, Ten Commandments, etc.) will be stopped.
Oct. 7: Pray that America’s self sufficiency will turn to God sufficiency.
Oct. 8: Pray that America will be thankful for the blessings God has given us. Also pray for the second presidential debate at St. Louis.
Oct. 9: Pray for the salvation of America’s leaders, whether at the local, state or national level. Also pray for those leaders in the business world. Allow God to lay some names on your heart and pray for them. Let them know you are praying for them.
Oct. 10: Pray for a restoration of a moral attitude in this country.
Oct. 11: Pray that our youth will seek God instead of the mainstream culture.
Oct. 12: Pray that the church will repent of its sins. If there are sins in your life, allow God to change your heart and repent.
Oct. 13: Pray that people will get off the fence and take a stand for God. Also pray for the third presidential debate.
Oct. 14: Pray that God will keep our President, his family and his staff safe.
Oct. 15: Pray that God will alert our people of attacks on them and allow them to be fought off without harm to Americans.
Oct. 16: Pray that the church will accept its responsibility of being salt and light in our nation. Pray that we will lead holy lives.
Oct. 17: Pray for marriages to be healed and that adultery will cease.
Oct. 18: Pray for ministries who proclaim the Gospel that they will have their needs met and have a clear avenue to proclaim. Pray for those who hear the message that their ears will be opened and eyes opened to God.
Oct. 19: Pray that God will put the people He has ordained into office. Pray that God will give us leaders we need; not those we deserve as judgment for our sins.
Oct. 20: Pray for the upcoming elections, that the truth will get out. Pray that falsehood will be spotted and rejected by the American people.
Oct. 21: Pray for leaders in our churches that they will be close to God, live holy lives and speak His truth.
Oct. 22: Pray for God to bless us, not only with health and success, but most importantly to bless us with His presence.
Oct. 23: Pray for the salvation of every leader who opposes Christianity.
Oct. 24: Pray for the spiritual growth of every leader who is a Christian.
Oct. 25: Pray that God will help everyone in our nation fear Him and live in respect of Him.
Oct. 26: Pray that God will allow faith-based programs reach those who are hurting in our country instead of government reaching them only.
Oct. 27: Pray that the lie that is being spread about the lack of America being founded on Christian principles by Christian men stop. Pray that the revisionists will fail in their attempt to rewrite history. Pray that we will return to our roots as a nation.
Oct. 28: Pray that God will be glorified in our nation and that many men and women will worship Him with all their heart, soul, mind and strength.
Oct. 29: Pray that obscene material will stop and wholesome programs in the media will replace that.
Oct. 30: Pray for God to give our leaders His wisdom. He can turn our leaders in His hands in whatever way He chooses.
Oct. 31: Pray that the spread of gambling and its ills be stopped in our society.
Nov. 1: Pray that God will work through you personally and touch lives all around you.
Nov. 2: Pray that God will again have His programs passed and His people elected. Pray that this election will help move our nation back to God instead of us drifting away from Him. Pray that we will get the leaders we need instead of those we deserve because of our sins. Praise God that He can and will do this.