Thursday, October 18, 2012

Day 21, Oct. 18: Christians, be Spirit-Filled!

Day 21 Thursday, October 18, 2012

prayer for
National revival

Scripture for Reflection and Preparation

Ephesians 4:18-21 “18 They are darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of god, because of the ignorance that is
in them and because of the hardness of their hearts. 19 They became callous and gave themselves over to promiscuity for the practice of every kind of impurity with a desire for more and more. 20 But that is not how you learned about the Messiah, 21 assuming you heard Him and were taught by Him, because the truth
is in Jesus.”

Romans 8:13-17 “13 for if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die. But if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds
of the body, you will live. 14 all those led by god’s Spirit are god’s sons. 15 For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we
cry out, ‘abba , Father!’ 16 The Spirit Himself testifies together with our spirit that we are god’s children,
17 and if children, also heirs—heirs of god and co-heirs with Christ—seeing that we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.”

additional Scripture
Galatians 5:24-25

Saved to be Spirit-filled

The nation is in desperate need of Christians empowered by
God’s Spirit.


• Praise God for who He is

• Confess your sinfulness and need for cleansing

• Allow His Spirit to draw you near

• Listen as He speaks to you

Ask God to...

• Give Christians a deep desire to know Him better

• Give Christians a thirst for His word

• Convict Christians to examine their lives for hindrances to God’s filling not only in their personal lives, but also in their attitudes toward others

• Help Christians make their relationship with God their highest priority

• Move Christians to renew their commitment to the lordship of Christ over their lives

• Help Christians call the nation to repentance, especially for its failure to protect the unborn, its devaluation of marriage, and its attacks on religious liberty

• Cause the lost to see the differences between life in the flesh and life in the Spirit


• Thank God for hearing you

• Trust that God is at work to accomplish His will

Copied from "Pray and ACT 40/40", The Ethics and Religiuous Liberty Commission

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