Fasting Prayer Points
The focus of a Fast, whether it is the Daniel Fast or a modified fast to include fast such as Lent, is prayer. While it’s natural to be concerned about what you can or can not eat, your priority on the fast should always be calling out to God on behalf of your own needs and the needs of others. Your priority should be finding the best ways to spend time with God.
Below you will find 21 days of Prayer focus points. These prayer points should serve solely as a guide to get you started in your daily devotions to God. Incorporate the daily verses below in your prayers by praying them in your personal and or corporate prayer time.
Pray for unbelievers to repent and be saved.
“Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe. They are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News. They don’t understand this message about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God” (2 Cor. 4:4 NLT).
Pray for revival and a great awakening in the world.
“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land” (2 Chron. 7:14).
Pray for families to be strengthened in the Lord.
Be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil ~Eph. 6:10-11
Pray for someone who has
Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony. ~Col. 3:13-14
Pray for a neighbor
I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. ~Eph. 1:17
: Pray for a family member or a friend who is sick.
"Lord, help!” they cried in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He sent out his word and healed them, snatching them from the door of death. ~Ps. 107:19-20
Pray for unity in churches and in the body of Christ.
I appeal to you, dear brothers and sisters, by the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, to live in harmony with each other. Let there be no divisions in the church. Rather, be of one mind, united in thought and purpose. ~1 Cor. 1:10
Pray for Christians who are enduring persecution.
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life. You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes; with your right hand you save me. ~Ps. 138:7
: Pray for a ministry in your church or community.
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. ~Col. 3:23-24
Pray for your pastor and for your church leadership.
If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking. But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. ~James 1:5-6
Pray for a missionary.
“Surely the righteous will never be shaken; they will be remembered forever. They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord” (Ps. 112:6-7).
Pray for a widow/widower.
“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit”
Pray for people in your country to turn to God.
“All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations will bow down before him, for dominion belongs to the Lord and he rules over the nations” (Ps 22:27-28).
Pray for the government leaders in your country.
“It is the Lord your God you must follow, and him you must revere. Keep his commands and obey him; serve him and hold fast to him” (Deut. 13:4).
Pray for the sanctity of life to be upheld and celebrated.
“You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it.” (Ps. 139:13-15 NLT).
Pray for an unsaved family member or friend.
“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved” (Rom. 10:9-10).
Pray for someone who is battling depression.
“For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs” (Zeph. 3:17 NLT).
Pray for the people in your city and/or community.
“Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love” (1 John 4:7-8 NLT).
Pray for your heart to be obedient to the Lord.
“If you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it” (James 1:25 NLT).
Pray for a deeper commitment to prayer.
“Let joy be your continual feast. Make your life a prayer. And in the midst of everything be always giving thanks, for this is God’s perfect plan for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thess. 5:16-18 TPT).
Pray for boldness to share the gospel with others.
“For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes—the Jew first and also the Gentile.” (Rom 1:16 NLT).