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14 Days of Prayer: Day 14

by Michael Boehm

Day 14: Praying Scripture for Encounter Church. On this final day of our 14 Days of Prayer we will focus our hearts again on praying specifically for Encounter Church. Throughout the Bible many different prayers are recorded. The following prayer is compiled from various Scripture passages and prayers found in the Bible. You’ll notice the […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 13

by Michael Boehm

Day 13: Pray for Boldness in Sharing the Gospel. Turn in your Bible and read Romans 10:13-17. There are several important points to highlight from this passage: Salvation is available to all who call on the name of the Lord! (verse 13) It is impossible for a person to call on the Lord if they’ve […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 12

by Michael Boehm

Day 12: Pray that God Would Help Us Demonstrate Compassion to J-Town. In Matthew 9:35-39, we see the heart that Jesus had for the community: 35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 11

by Michael Boehm

Day 11: Pray for the Families of J-Town. The family structure is of utmost importance within every city. We must be diligent in our prayers for the families of J-Town. In the Old Testament, Nehemiah, as he was attempting to not only rebuild the walls of Jerusalem but also to reestablish the city itself, recognized […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 10

by Michael Boehm

Day 10: Pray for J-Town’s Police, Firefighters, and Paramedics. The role of J-Town’s police, firefighters, and paramedics is one of great opportunity and responsibility. Often the first and last on the scene of a tragedy are these public servants, putting themselves in harm’s way each and every day for the safety and civility of our […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 9

by Michael Boehm

Day 9: Pray for the Schools in J-Town. The classrooms of J-Town’s schools need our prayers. The means by which the classrooms will be changed is through prayer! On their website, The Navigators organization provides Ten Prayers for Public Schools.* As you pray for the schools of J-Town, pray through the ten prayers listed below: […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 6

by Michael Boehm

Day 6: Pray for J-Town’s Leaders. Romans 13:1 instructs us in our need to respect and honor those in authority: Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. In 1 Timothy 2:1-4 the apostle Paul urges us […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 5

by Michael Boehm

Day 5: Pray for Your Unsaved Friends. Charles Spurgeon once said: If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our dead bodies. And if they perish, let them perish with our arms wrapped about their knees, imploring them to stay. If Hell must be filled, let it be filled in the […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 4

by Michael Boehm

Day 4: Pray for Encounter Church. Turn in your Bible to 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 and slowly read the passage. As you read, identify ways you can use the passage as a prayer prompter for those who are a part of Encounter Church. For example, verse 2 tells us: To the church of God in Corinth, to those […]

14 Days of Prayer: Day 3

by Michael Boehm

Day 3: Pray for Receptive Hearts within the City Limits of J-Town. In the book of Acts, chapter 17, two cities are described. One city, Thessalonica, was not receptive to the Gospel. The other city, Berea, was receptive to the Gospel. The receptivity of Berea is described in Acts 17:10-12: 10 As soon as it was […]