Day 40: Faith to Receive the New
April 10, 2022 • Pastor Denise Satrape • Mark 16:15–20, 2 Timothy 4:7
Today's scriptures are as follows: Mark 16:15-20: "And He said to them, 'Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned. And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.” So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God. And they went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming the word through the accompanying signs. Amen." 2 Timothy 4:7: "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."
April 2, 2023 • Cecily Lachapelle • Ephesians 3:18–19
Today's scripture references are: Ephesians 3:18-19 (TPT): "Then you will be empowered to discover what every holy one experiences - the great magnitude of the astonishing love of Christ in all its dimensions. How deeply intimate and far-reaching is his love! How enduring and inclusive it is! Endless love beyond measurement that transcends our understanding - this extravagant love pours into you until you are filled to overflowing with the fullness of God!" Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
April 1, 2023 • Sheri Badeau • Deuteronomy 31:8
Today's scripture references are: Deuteronomy 31:8: "And the Lord is the one who is going ahead of you; He will be with you. He will not desert you or abandon you. Do not fear and do not be dismayed." Lamentation 3:22-23: "The Lord’s acts of mercy indeed do not end, For His compassions do not fail. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
Day 39: The Power of Devotion
April 9, 2022 • Pastor Ron Satrape • Acts 2:46–47
Today's scripture can be found in Acts 2:46-47: "So continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved."
Day 38: Peace of Mind
April 8, 2022 • Christina LaRoche-Barrows
Today's scriptures are as follows: Philippians 4:6-7 "Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." Joshua 1:18 "This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success." Psalm 40:2 "He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, Out of the miry clay, And set my feet upon a rock, And established my steps." Proverbs 16:9 "A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps." Matthew 6:34 "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble." 2 Corinthians 9:8 "And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work." John 16:33 "These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world."
March 31, 2023 • Jenny Jones Beach • John 15:10
Today's scripture is John 15:10: "If you keep My commandments, you will remain in My love; just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and remain in His love." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
Day 37: Together
April 7, 2022 • Exodus 19:8, 1 Peter 2:5, Ephesians 2:20, Amos 3:3
Today's scriptures are as follows: Exodus 19:8: "Then all the people answered together and said, “All that the Lord has spoken we will do.” So Moses brought back the words of the people to the Lord." 1 Peter 2:5 "you also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ." Ephesians 2:20 "having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone" Amos 3:3 "Can two people walk together without agreeing on the direction?"
March 30, 2023 • Richard Beach • 2 Corinthians 12:12, Romans 5:3–5, Hebrews 12:1–3
Today's scripture references are: 2 Corinthians 12:12: "The distinguishing marks of a true apostle were performed among you with all perseverance, by signs, wonders, and miracles." Romans 5:3-5: "And not only this, but we also celebrate in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us." Hebrews 12:1-3: "Therefore, since we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let’s rid ourselves of every obstacle and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let’s run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking only at Jesus, the originator and perfecter of the faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
Day 36: Walking in Spiritual Authority
April 6, 2022 • Scott Ferreira • Matthew 28:18–19, 1 Corinthians 2:4–5, Luke 10:19
Today's scriptures are as follows: Luke 10:19: "Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you." Matthew 28:18-19: "And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit," 1 Corinthians 2:4-5: "And my speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, that your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God."
March 29, 2023 • Daniel O'Brien • Proverbs 4:7, Matthew 7:24–27
Today's scripture references are: Proverbs 4:7: "The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your possessions, acquire understanding." Matthew 7:24-27: "Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine, and acts on them, will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of Mine, and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain fell and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and its collapse was great." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
March 28, 2023 • Christina LaRoche-Barrows • Psalm 55:22, Proverbs 27:17, Proverbs 27:19, 1 Peter 5:10
Today's scripture references are: Psalm 55:22: "Cast your burden on the Lord, And He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved." Proverbs 27:17 & 19: "As iron sharpens iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend. As in water face reflects face, So a man’s heart reveals the man." 1 Peter 5:10: "But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
Day 34: Breakthrough Praise
April 4, 2022 • Pastor Ron Satrape • Acts 16:25–26, Psalm 22:3
Today's scriptures are as follows: Acts 16:25-26: "But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone’s chains were loosed." Psalm 22:3 (KJV): "But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel."
March 27, 2023 • Patricia Hodgkin • Romans 12:1
Today's scripture is from Romans 12:1: "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
March 26, 2023 • Pastor Denise Satrape • James 4:8, Lamentations 3:57, Psalm 73:28, Psalm 145:18, Jeremiah 23:23
Today's scripture references are: James 4:8: "Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded." Psalm 145:18: "The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth." Jeremiah 23:23: "Am I a God near at hand,” says the Lord, “And not a God afar off?" Lamentations 3:57: "You drew near on the day I called on You, And said, “Do not fear!” Psalm 73:28: "But it is good for me to draw near to God; I have put my trust in the Lord God, That I may declare all Your works." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
Day 33: What do you see?
April 3, 2022 • Chris Tower • 2 Corinthians 5:16–17, Philemon 6, James 1:22–24
Today's scriptures are as follows: James 1:22-24: "But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was." 2 Corinthians 5:16-17: "Therefore, from now on, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him thus no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new." Philemon 1:6: "that the sharing of your faith may become effective by the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus."
March 25, 2023 • Chris Tower • Genesis 3:7–10, 1 John 1:9
Today's scripture reference is: Genesis 3:7-10: "Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves coverings. And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. Then the Lord God called to Adam and said to him, “Where are you?” So he said, “I heard Your voice in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; and I hid myself.” 1 John 1:9: "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.
Day 32: Fasting and Praying to Know God
April 2, 2022
The scriptures for today are as follows: Psalm 46:10: "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!" John 17:3 "And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent." John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’" Zephaniah 3:17 "The Lord your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” Malachi 3:6 "For I am the Lord, I do not change; Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob." Hebrews 13:8 "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever." John 14:26 "But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you." Isaiah 55:8-9 “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways, And My thoughts than your thoughts." James 4:8 "Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded."
March 24, 2023 • Shannan Thomas • Isaiah 55:11, Psalm 138:2, Mark 11:22–24, Jeremiah 1:12, 2 Timothy 2:13
Today's scripture references are: Mark 11:22-24: “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. “Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." Jeremiah 1:12: The Lord said to me, “You have seen correctly, for I am watching to see that my word is fulfilled.” Isaiah 55:11: so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it. Psalm 138:2: I will worship toward Your holy temple, And praise Your name For Your lovingkindness and Your truth; For You have magnified Your word above all Your name. 2 Tim 2:13: if we are faithless, he remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself. Click the link for the 40 Day Fast Resources to get equipped for this season of fasting and prayer.