21 Days of Prayer Devotional / Day 15 // Brandon McKenzie / John 13

January 15, 2022

21 Days of Prayer DevotionalDay 15Brandon McKenzie / John 13 SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY- John 13:23One of them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was reclining next to Him (Jesus). (Jn. 13:23 NIV)Thought for the dayBrandon shares that taking time to simply be with Jesus in a posture of rest can give us endurance and allow us to receive more of His word. John was the only one who didn’t fully abandon Jesus at the cross and He was the longest living disciple. He also received the revelation of the last days and gave us the book of Revelation. Let us be more like John and recline on the Lord in prayer as much as possible.Questions to ponder-Do you struggle with simply being with the Lord without an agenda? Take time to ask the Lord to help you with this.-Do you see yourself as “the one who Jesus loves?”-When today can you get alone with Jesus? What can you do to put away distractions that you may simply be with...
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21 Days of Prayer Devotional / Day 14 // Kecia Doleman / Mark 11

January 14, 2022

21 Days of Prayer DevotionalDay 14Kecia Doleman / Mark 11 SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY- Mark 11:22-23Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says in his heart, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever says. (NKJV)Thought of the dayIn this devotional Kecia draws our attention to the importance of believing God for the impossible when fasting. We can do this by reading the written word, the Bible, and then speaking it in faith. When we do this, mountains will be moved, in Jesus’ name!Questions to ponder-What “mountain” am I believing God to move into the sea?-What portions of scripture relating to these circumstances can you read, pray, and declare to increase your faith for things to shift?-When, today, can you get alone with God to read, pray, and declare these passages of...
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21 Days of Prayer Devotional / Brandon McKenzie // Acts 9:10

January 12, 2022

21 Days of Prayer DevotionalDay 12Brandon McKenzie / Acts 9:10 SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY- Acts 10:9 Now there was a certain disciple at Damascus named Ananias; and to him the Lord said in a vision, “Ananias.” And he said, “Here I am, Lord.” (Acts 10:9 NKJV) Thought of the day Ananias, a disciple of Jesus in the city of Damascus, was thrust into God’s storyline all because he decided to pray that day. Be encouraged that prayer positions us to be used by God in amazing ways! Questions to ponder -Was there ever a time God spoke to you and gave you specific instructions in a time of prayer? -Are you taking time to listen to the voice of the Lord in your personal times with Him? -When can you get alone with Jesus today and simply listen for His voice? Are you willing to obey Him when He...
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21 Days of Prayer Devotion / Kecia Doleman // Faith / Matthew 17

January 11, 2022

21 Days of Prayer DevotionalDay 11 / Kecia Doleman // Matthew 17 SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY- Matthew 17:20-21“So Jesus said to them, ‘Because of your unbelief; for assuredly I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you. However, this kind does not come out except by prayer and fasting.'” (NKJV)Thought of the dayKecia encourages us not just pray and fast, but to do so with faith. God wants to move us into the next level in our FAITH!Personal prayer“Lord, increase my faith. Help my unbelief by giving me faith the size of a mustard seed. Give me vision to see things the way You do, today. Let me take you for Your word. Let me believe that nothing is impossible for me. Increase my faith, Lord....
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21 Days of Prayer Devotion / Rick McCormick // Ephesians 1:18 / Praying for Others



21 Days of Prayer DevotionalDay 10Rick McCormick / Ephesians 1:18 SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY- Ephesians 1:18“I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know Him better.” (NIV)Thought of the dayRick mentions the thing that stands out most to him about this scripture is the fact that Paul was one of the greatest apostles that ever lived and yet he is seen here praying for others. If we all followed Paul’s example we will all be prayed for by others. What an amazing concept!Questions to ponder1.) Do you spend time praying for others?2.) Who is the Lord leading you to pray for? Ask the Lord to show you.3.) Take time now, or at some point and pray for them. What is the Lord leading you to pray over them? Write these things down and pray them again later this week and in the days to...
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Donna

My first encounter with Take the City was going to Wilson Apartments in Columbus GA. We were met by a man from that neighborhood who prayed with us before we began the outreach. We set up an area for the kids to play and others went door to door witnessing and praying for people. It truly was a humbling experience. Another time I got to pray at an abortion clinic which was another humbling experience. The worship services the night before are always dynamic and spirit led. However I will conclude with the best part for me was being an eight week participant of Take the City boot camp. All of the leaders were simply AWESOME and I learned so much during those eight weeks. I thank God for all these wonderful opportunities!