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Lord, Thank You for the Overflow

By God’s grace, you did it! You made it through all twenty-one days of the fast! You sought God intensely these three weeks, and as a result, you’ve been living in the overflow of His anointing, His strength, His grace, His enabling. You’ve abstained not just from food but from anything that has hindered prayer. Consequently, you’ve experienced God’s presence in a fresh... read more

Joining Jesus at the Throne of Intercession: Reigning Through Prayer (Part 2)

In Part One, we saw that Jesus is the Interceding Sovereign of the universe. Seated at the throne, ruling the universe, He lives to make intercession for us. Today we see that we join Him in this rule—that through prayer we reign with Him. This article is based on a chapter in Mighty Prevailing Prayer by Wesley Duewel. I highly recommend you get a copy! Mine is highlighted and bookmarked throughout.... read more

Jesus, the Interceding Ruler: Reigning Through Prayer (Part 1)

Would you like more power in prayer? Do you want to fully exercise your God-given authority in prayer, like Jesus exercised His when He walked the earth? In order to pray with authority and prevail in prayer, you must first understand the role of intercession in Jesus’ life, past and present—and how you share that role with Him today. This is the first part of a two-part series in which we... read more

The Touch of God – Moses: Sermon by David Wilkerson

Do you want to be a man or woman whom God has touched? When God gives you an urge to seek Him, it means He wants to touch your life. If you’re fasting with Pursuit 21, you no doubt have felt an urge to begin seeking God. So He clearly wants to touch your life. But in order to become a God-touched man or woman, you must first respond to two calls from Him—the call to come up and the call to... read more

Prayer Is an Invitation to Experience God’s Boundlessness

Are you experiencing great and mighty, incomprehensible things day in and day out? Or ordinary, explainable things? God invites us to prayer so that we might experience its boundless reach — His boundless reach! In the boundless reach of prayer, we experience unexplainable, extraordinary, great and mighty things! One of my favorite books on prayer is Prayer: Life’s Limitless Reach by Jack... read more

Satan Trembles When He Sees the Weakest Saint Praying

Do you feel inadequate in prayer? Do you look at godly men and women in history and feel small—microscopic—in comparison? Are you hesitant to pray because you feel you’re no Andrew Murray or E.M. Bounds? Satan trembles when he sees even the weakest saint upon his or her knees! Why? Because what God can do, prayer can do! The power of prayer is not in the one who prays but the One who... read more

Lord, What Do You Want to Say?

I can hardly believe that we’re in the last week of Pursuit 21. This wonderful experience will be over before you know it. So in these last six days, let’s take a moment to ask God this question. “Lord, what do You want to say to me during this fast?” Your prayers during the fast have no doubt included much that you wanted to say to God. But have you asked Him what He wants... read more

Fasting Day 15: Fresh Inspiration From the Archives

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With Love for Our Little Ones: Praying for the End of Abortion

With much God-given love for our little ones, we’re fasting and praying for the end of abortion. Over 60 million American lives have been lost to abortion since Roe v. Wade in 1973. [1] The Supreme Court and the American political system do not possess the power to drive this genocide out from our nation. “This kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.” Matthew 17:21 This kind does... read more

Don’t Get in a Hurry in the Prayer Closet

If we want God to speak to us through His Word, we can not be in a hurry in the prayer closet. In the previous post, we saw that prayer is a two-way conversation—not a time when we present a monologue to God. It’s a time of dialogue where we talk to God and He talks to us through His Word. Hearing God often means lingering before Him and waiting to hear what He has to say. Give God a Chance... read more