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And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Hebrews 11:6 (ESV)

The pastors and elders of Central are calling our people to a week of specific, intentional prayer. During these difficult and uncertain times it is vital that the people of God seek the heart of God on behalf of our world, nation and community.

Every day for this week you will have a specific area/topic to pray over. We will provide a few prayer points and examples but we ask that you spend some time considering how this week will be most impactful for you and your family.

DAY 1     |     DAY 2     |     DAY 3     |     DAY 4     |     DAY 5     |     DAY 6     |     DAY 7

GOALS

  • That each individual and family would seek God to hear from Him and know Him more

  • That God would bring unity in the body of Central as we seek Him together

  • That God would begin to break down walls of division and fear

  • That God would awaken us to be a light in a dark time

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

  • Plan and set aside intentional time each day this week for prayer

  • Talk to your family about your plan for the week and how you can make it effective for everyone

  • Read through the topic and prompts on this page each day keeping the overall goals in focus

  • Find daily videos from our pastors and other helpful examples posted on Central's social media (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube)

  • Be creative and stay open to the ways God may lead you to action

  • Take notes, journal your thoughts or take pictures/videos to remind you of this time and the things that God is showing

FASTING

Fasting is denying your flesh so that you can draw closer to God. Fasting usually is done with food, but it can be other things such as your tech devices.

 

We are asking that you take one of our days of prayer and fast from something so that you can draw closer to God in prayer.

“And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.  But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matthew 6:16-18 (ESV) 

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This starts as an individual discipline to seek God and listen to His voice. But there is a unifying aspect of praying together as a church body that allows us to encourage one another along the way.

Please share victories, encouragements, photos, etc. during the week and tag Central in your post. You can also use the hashtag #centralrrprayer.

WORSHIP PLAYLIST

We have provided a playlist of songs that will help you focus your mind on Jesus and drawing near to Him.

Use this before/after your prayer time or as you prayer walk your neighborhood and other places throughout the week.

KEEP IN MIND

  • The lists of prayer points are meant as a starting point and are not extensive. Please add to the lists and pray as the spirit leads you and your family. Feel free to share!

  • The action examples are suggestions. Please do what fits your family dynamic and feel free to be creative.

  • The focus of this week is prayer. Any action steps beyond simply crying out to God are secondary and meant as an additional support. Please don't miss prayer for the sake of another activity.

 

DAY 1: COVID-19

PRAYER POINTS

  • Healing for those who are sick

  • Comfort for those who have lost

  • Perseverence for medical staff and first responders

  • Peace for those fighting lonliness, depression and addictions

  • Provision for those who are out of work

  • Hope for those who are fearful

  • Unity amongst division

  • For the Church to respond in faith, strength and compassion

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS

  • Prayer walk your neighborhood

  • Drive to a local hospital to pray

  • Support a local restaurant or business. Leave a written prayer for them or pray over them in person.

 

DAY 2: RACIAL DIVISION

PRAYER POINTS

  • Forgiveness for the sin of racism in our country

  • For God to reveal any racism in your heart

  • For God to pour out His mercy on our country

  • For God to open our eyes to love all peoples

  • For the Body of Christ to be a light in our dark times

  • For the true enemy to be revealed and defeated

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS

  • Prayer walk your neighborhood and specifically pray for each household

  • Open your eyes to those different from you and make friends

  • Look around for opportunities to truly love your neighbor

  • Ask people of color how they are dealing with things currently

 

DAY 3: REPENTANCE FOR SIN & INJUSTICE

PRAYER POINTS

  • Ask God to reveal any areas of unconfessed sin in your life

  • Pray in agreement with what God reveals and confess

  • Repent of those sins

  • Pray that God would give you His eyes to see injustice in your circle of influence 

  • Pray that God would give you His ears to hear from those that are struggling with sin so you can listen and walk with them

  • Pray that God would give you His heart to love people, specifically those that do not look like you, act like you, believe like you

  • Unity amongst division

  • Pray for God to give you specific steps to take to be part of the healing

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS

  • Prayer walk your neighborhood

  • Have an intentional conversation wit someone who doesn't look like you and ask questions to help you "walk in their shoes" and understand

  • Drive to a courthouse and pray for those that have taken an oath for justice, and possibly send them a note of encouragement

  • Read 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 with your family or by yourself and take the actions needed to bring healing for the sin and injustice in our day

 

DAY 4: SCHOOLS & EDUCATION

PRAYER POINTS

  • That students would learn and grow in whatever environment or platform they are being taught. 

  • Calm any anxiousness about starting school.

  • Safety and health over students, parents, faculty, and administrators. 

  • Provision and peace for parents who are home with kids e-learning. 

  • Unity in the district where there is division. 

  • Wisdom and guidance for the administrators. 

  • Energy for teachers who will be teaching remotely and in person.

  • Extra curriculars would be redeemed and restored. 

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS

  • Go to school's parking lot and pray. (if home schooled, then your drive way....) 

  • Parents pray over your students, then students pray over your parents.

  • Connect with a teacher you know and pray over them.

  • Send an email to an administrator that your family is praying for them. 

 

DAY 5: THE CHURCH & MISSIONS

PRAYER POINTS

  • Pray that the people of Central would rise up to be light in the dark

  • Pray for the Church in our community, nation and world

  • Pray for those who are being persecuted because of their faith in Jesus

  • Pray for local ministries trying to meet needs in our community

  • Pray for missionaries who are stuck in place

  • Pray for ministries and missionaries who are seeking financial support in an uncertain time

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS

  • Drive to Central or a church near you to to pray

  • Drive to one of the local ministries that Central supports and pray for them

  • Send an email to letter to a church, ministry or missionary with a prayer and encouragement

 

DAY 6: LEADERS & AUTHORITIES

PRAYER POINTS

  • Pray for local, state and national leaders

  • Pray for their families

  • Pray that our leaders would know and follow Jesus

  • Pray for wisdom and boldness to make the best decisions

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS

  • Write an email or letter to pray for and encourage a local, state or national leader

  • Drive to City Hall or our state capitol to prayer walk

  • Look up your local leaders to pray for them by name

 

DAY 7: FAMILIES

PRAYER POINTS

  • Pray for your immediate family, each one by name

  • Pray for your extended family

  • Pray for the strengthening of marriages at Central

  • Pray protection for the family against selfishness, unforgiveness, abuse, divorce, etc.

  • Pray for reconciliation of broken relationships

  • Pray for discipleship within our families

  • Pray for wisdom for parents

  • Pray that children would grow to love God

  • Pray that we would be able to share the gospel with our family

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS

  • Strong families produce strong communities - Start by prayer walking your house, then your neighborhood, then drive around your community, praying that revival would start with your family and sweep through your neighborhood and all throughout our city.

  • Call or write to extended family members with a prayer of encouragement

  • Ask for or give forgiveness with members of your family

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Round Rock, TX 78681

 

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