Make 2017 a Year of Prayer!
If there ever was a time to pray, that time is now!
Join Daniel Whyte III and the worldwide Gospel Light Society family on a 40-day Daniel Fast starting at 12:00 am on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017.
1. The Get Back to Prayer Meeting Campaign Continues
We thank God for all of those who participated in the “Get Back to Prayer Meeting” Campaign by attending their church’s midweek prayer services throughout 2016. With what is happening in the world today, we are continuing and expanding the campaign in 2017 by encouraging everyone to continue going to the midweek prayer meeting and to attend any prayer meetings their church has.
2. “Pray Without Ceasing”
If you are not one of those blessed souls who has grown in the Lord in such a way that you pray spontaneously, prompted by the Holy Spirit, throughout the day, here is a way that you can learn to pray without ceasing throughout 2016: “The Lord’s Prayer” takes less than 60 seconds to pray. With that in mind, determine to pray every 15 minutes, every half hour, or every hour, and whenever the interval you choose rolls around, pray a short general prayer, pray for someone else (such as a missionary, pastor, co-worker, or family member), and read or quote a Bible verse.
3. Join Us on the Daniel Fast
If you are not going on a fast with your church, join us on the Daniel Fast for 40 days starting Tuesday, January 10th at 12:00 am. The origin of the Daniel Fast is found in Daniel 1:8-14 and Daniel 10:2-3. Daniel 1:8-14 reads:
But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs. And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king. Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse (vegetables) to eat, and water to drink. Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king’s meat: and as thou seest, deal with thy servants. So he consented to them in this matter, and proved them ten days.
Many years later, Daniel wrote: “In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks. I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine in my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled.” The Daniel Fast includes abstaining from meat, dairy products, sweeteners, leavened bread, refined and processed food products, wine, and other beverages besides water. Click here to see what you can and cannot eat on the Daniel Fast. Click here to listen to nearly 200 podcasts on fasting from Daniel Whyte III so that you can be encouraged during your fast. (PrayerMD.com; PrayerMotivatorDevotional.com)
What Are We Fasting & Praying For?
- For the salvation of lost souls.
- For the revival of the church.
- For an awakening to take place in America and around the world.
- For the healing of families.
- For the healing of the racial divide in America.
- For pastors and churches to not compromise on the homosexual agenda and homosexual marriage issues, and that they would stand for biblical truth, righteousness, and religious liberty.
- For the incoming president of the United States.