31 May - 9 July 2020 | NSW/ACT Division
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Welcome to NSW/ACT Division’s 40 days of prayer! We are so excited to journey through this time of prayer together. Thank you for joining us!
As God’s people, prayer is a way of life and now more than ever is the time to be praying! We are CONVINCED that prayer changes lives. We also believe God is stirring something in his people and we want to wait on him and listen to what he was to say. So, NSW/ACT Division is uniting together for 40 days of prayer. That is, praying 24 hours a day for 40 days. During the 40 days we will be joining with the Territorial 21 days of prayer - 'Pray it forward'. While we are apart, we can unite in prayer.
So whether you love praying and it is already part of your everyday routine or whether prayer kind of bores you or terrifies you, this is the place for you. You are welcome here. God meets us just where we are and we know he hears our prayers (He tells us over and over again in the Bible!).
We do want to take a moment and say thank you in advance for the time you will dedicate to pray, and we honour you for giving up your time to pray!
God we surrender these 40 days to you and ask that you would have your way!
Love the 40 Days of Prayer Team.
The division is comprised of multiple areas with Area Officers. So, each area is being asked to cover a five-day block of prayer. Each day is broken up into 24 one-hour time slots and your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to fill up every prayer time slot in your allocated days as an area. Hopefully by the end of 40 days every hour will have been filled with someone from around our division praying! Can you imagine what 960 hours of consistent prayer could do!?
To sign up for a prayer shift head to the 'Prayer Roster' Tab on this website. If you know of someone who would be keen to join us but does not have access to the internet, why not offer to put their name down at a time that suits them? And print off some resources for them available to download under the 'More Resources' Tab?
We encourage everyone regardless of the internet and availability to sign up to pray! We know God hears all prayers no matter where, when or whether we have signed up to a prayer shift or not!
Our prayer is that as you set aside time to pray and meet with God, drawing near to Him that He would draw near to you. That He would give you fresh revelations of his love for you and fresh anointing of His Holy Spirit.
For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you – person reading this website, with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. (Ephesians 3:14-21)
Check out our downloadable prayer packages which you can print out for those without the internet! They are also available in other langauges!
Check out our FAQ's about prayer and how to pray!
We are joining with the wider Australian Territory as part of our 40 days of prayer. When you are taking a prayer shift please check out their prayer points!
If you have a question or concern please feel free to fill out the form below and we will get back to as soon as we can!
If you have a prayer request you would like to add to the 'Prayer Request' tab please fill out this form as well. Please indicate if you would be comfortable for your first name to be published alongside the prayer request or if you would prefer to remain anonymous.
We also want to give a huge thanks to the team at Gungahlin Salvos for the virtual prayer room concept, the prayer stations they provided and all their support. We are really grateful, thank you.
Thanks to Kathryn Shirey who has let us use some of her fantastic resources! If you want more prayer resources we encourage you to check out her work (https://www.prayerandpossibilities.com/)
And to our wonderful translators- Major Hwan-Ki Kim & Major Bong-kyu Lee, Lt Rong Fu & Lt Frank Wang. These wonderful people gave up a lot of their time to serve this project, so thank you so much! We pray the kingdom would increase because of your work!
Bless you guys