“Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.” – Ephesians 6:18 KJV
Prayer Focus: Restoration
Heavenly Father, we pray that You would RESTORE our lives this year in abundant measure, spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically and financially. We pray that 2021 would be a year of great restoration in our lives, in our families, in our church and in our nation. We pray that by the power of Your restoring grace we will end 2021 healthier and stronger than we have ever been before! (Psalm 23:3, Joel 2:25, Jeremiah 30:17)
Joel 2:25-26 KJV – And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you. And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.
Prayer Focus: Dedication
Today, we pray a prayer of dedication and consecration to You, Heavenly Father, and we commit ourselves afresh and anew to You and to Your plan for our lives this year. We pray that You would align our thoughts, plans, purposes and pursuits with Yours so that our hearts would be filled with the desires of Your heart. We pray, not our will, but Your will be done in us and in our lives in 2021 on earth as it is in Heaven. (Matthew 6:10, Matthew 26:39-44)
Jeremiah 29:11-13 AMPC – For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome. Then you will call upon Me, and you will come and pray to Me, and I will hear and heed you. Then you will seek Me, inquire for, and require Me [as a vital necessity] and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.
Prayer Focus: Goodness
Father God, You are good and all that You do is good. We pray that 2021 would be a year that is crowned with Your abundant goodness that enriches our lives and satisfies us in every way. We believe that we will see your goodness in 2021 and we choose to seek You and we choose to obey and serve you. As we do, according to Your promise, we expect our days to be filled with Your goodness, the goodness You have reserved for us, your children. (Psalm 31:19, Isaiah 1:19, Jeremiah 31:14)
Psalm 65:11 NKJV – You crown the year with Your goodness, And Your paths drip with abundance.
Prayer Focus: America
Father, in the name of Jesus, we pray that Your highest and best plan would come to pass in our nation in 2021. We pray that evil, corruption and wickedness would be exposed so that righteousness and justice would prevail in our land. We also pray for Christians in America to be filled with spiritual clarity, divine strength and holy boldness to live as salt and light in our generation so that biblical morality and righteousness would be exalted in our nation. (Psalm 33:12, Proverbs 11:11, Matthew 5:13)
Proverbs 14:34 AMP – Righteousness [moral and spiritual integrity and virtuous character] exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.
Prayer Focus: Wisdom
Dear Heavenly Father, we pray that You would fill us to overflowing with the knowledge of Your will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding so that we would think, speak and live in ways that please and honor You. We pray that we would overflow with your wisdom and be fruitful this year in every good work and that we would come to know You more and more. (Colossians 1:9-10, 2 Chronicles 1:7-12 )
Proverbs 24:3 AMPC – Through skillful and godly Wisdom is a house (a life, a home, a family) built, and by understanding it is established [on a sound and good foundation].
Prayer Focus: Spiritual Growth
Heavenly Father, we pray that the good work that You began in us when we received Jesus would come to full fruition this year. We pray that Christ would be formed in our lives and that You, the God of peace, would sanctify us completely so that our entire spirit, soul, and body would be kept blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Father, You called us. You are faithful, and You will do it! (1 Thessalonians 5:23, Galatians 4:19)
Philippians 1:6 AMPC – And I am convinced and sure of this very thing, that He Who began a good work in you will continue until the day of Jesus Christ [right up to the time of His return], developing [that good work] and perfecting and bringing it to full completion in you.
Prayer Focus: Abundance
Heavenly Father, we pray according to Your promises that 2021 will be a year of great abundance in our lives, so that we will not lack or be in want in any way as a result. Lord, we declare that You are our Good Shepherd in 2021 and we choose to follow You into the increase and abundance that You have prepared for us. By Your grace, we will not want this year for health, for finances, for strength, for wisdom or for any good thing! (Psalm 23:1, Proverbs 13:25)
Psalm 34:8-10 KJV – O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. O fear the Lord , ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.
Prayer Focus: Overflow
Heavenly Father, we acknowledge that You are our Creator and our true source of life and strength. You are the God who is more than enough and we thank you for Your promise of an abundant overflowing life in Christ Jesus! We pray that You would overflow every area of our lives this year with Your provision, power and grace so that we would make great progress in Your plan and be a blessing everywhere we go. We pray that 2021 would be a year of great supernatural abundance and overflow as we follow, honor and obey You. In the name of Jesus, Amen! (Psalm 23:5, Proverbs 3:9-10, 1 Chronicles 4:10)
John 10:10 AMP – The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance [to the full, till it overflows].
Prayer Focus: Gifts and Talents
Heavenly Father, we pray that the gifts, talents, abilities and graces that You have given us would come alive this year in a greater way than ever before. We pray that You would help us discover, develop and use these gifts in 2021 for Your purpose and for Your glory. We choose to be on fire spiritually this year and to stir up the gifts of God that are within us! (Romans 12:11, 2 Timothy 1:6, Revelation 3:15)
Romans 11:29 AMP – For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable [for He does not withdraw what He has given, nor does He change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call].
Prayer Focus: Next Generation
We pray for our children, grandchildren and the children at Restore Church, that they would come to know Jesus as their Savior and that they would follow Him and fulfill the high calling of God that is upon their lives. We call them blessed, strong redeemed and full of God’s wisdom and His peace that makes them whole. (Psalm 78:4, Proverbs 22:6, Isaiah 54:13)
Isaiah 44:3 AMPC – For I will pour water upon him who is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground. I will pour My Spirit upon your offspring, and My blessing upon your descendants.
Prayer Focus: Health
We pray for the health and safety of our families, loved ones and our church family in 2021. Father God, we pray that You would restore health unto us, take sickness and disease away from our midst and protect our lives and our homes from all danger as You have promised in Your Word. We pray for the Body of Christ at Restore Church and around the world to be given boldness to speak Your Word and that You would stretch forth Your hand to heal and to perform signs and wonders through the power of the name of Jesus in our generation. (Jeremiah 30:17, Exodus 23:25, Acts 4:29-30)
3 John 2 AMP – Beloved, I pray that in every way you may succeed and prosper and be in good health [physically], just as [I know] your soul prospers [spiritually].
Prayer Focus: Finances
We pray that all grace would abound towards us in 2021 to meet our financial needs in abundance so that we would have more than enough for God’s purposes, to bless others and to give into every good work. We declare that we are increasing by the power of God in every good thing and we call our church families and the business owners in our church blessed and financially strong in the name of Jesus! (Philippians 4:19, Matthew 6:33)
2 Corinthians 9:8 AMPC – And God is able to make all grace (every favor and earthly blessing) come to you in abundance, so that you may always and under all circumstances and whatever the need be self-sufficient [possessing enough to require no aid or support and furnished in abundance for every good work and charitable donation].
Prayer Focus: Authority
We take our place of spiritual authority in Christ and we resist the devil and his plans against our lives, our families, our church and our nation in 2021. We bind satan and his power where our lives are concerned and we declare the Lordship of JESUS over our lives and over our future. We will overcome the accuser this year by the blood of the lamb and the word of our testimony. We declare that we are no longer under the power of darkness, that our lives are redeemed from destruction and that no weapon formed against us this year will prosper! (Ephesians 2:6, Matthew 18:18, Revelation 12:11, Colossians 1:13, Psalm 103:4)
Isaiah 54:17 AMP – “No weapon that is formed against you will succeed; And every tongue that rises against you in judgment you will condemn. This [peace, righteousness, security, and triumph over opposition] is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, And this is their vindication from Me,” says the Lord.
Prayer Focus: Days of Heaven
We ask for days of Heaven upon the earth in 2021 in amazing and astounding ways! Heavenly Father, we pray that Your plan would unfold this year more than ever before in our lives so that we would come to know and experience the things You have prepared and destined for us in this time. (1 Corinthians 2:9, Romans 8:28)
Deuteronomy 11:21 KJV – That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.
Prayer Focus: Strength
We pray for all of the individuals and families at Restore Church, that we would be strengthened in 2021 by the power of the Holy Spirit. Father God, we pray that Your strengthening grace would restore and empower us, spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically. We ask you to renew our youth and our physical strength according to Your promises. We believe that we receive strength today and we call our church family strong in the Lord and in the power of His might! (Joel 3:10, Colossians 1:11, Ephesians 6:10)
Philippians 4:13 AMP – I have strength for all things in Christ Who empowers me [I am ready for anything and equal to anything through Him Who infuses inner strength into me; I am self-sufficient in Christ’s sufficiency].
Prayer Focus: Increase
Father God, we pray that we would increase and abound in 2021 in every area, that our lives would become greater in quality and quantity in ways that only You can bring. We pray that we would increase more and more, us and our children, so that we would glorify You and become stronger than our enemies. We thank You that even though our beginning may have been small, yet our latter end will greatly increase! (Job 8:7, Isaiah 26:15, Psalm 105:24)
Psalm 115:12-15 AMPC – The Lord has been mindful of us, He will bless us: He will bless the house of Israel, He will bless the house of Aaron [the priesthood], He will bless those who reverently and worshipfully fear the Lord, both small and great. May the Lord give you increase more and more, you and your children. May you be blessed of the Lord, Who made heaven and earth!
Prayer Focus: Love
We pray for unity, love and peace to abound in our lives, in our homes and at Restore Church. Heavenly Father, we pray that we would be rooted and grounded in Your love in 2021, that we would be filled with the fullness of who You are and that You would do in our lives that which is exceedingly, abundantly above all that we ask or think according to Your power that is at work in us. (Ephesians 4:1-3, Psalm 133:1-3, 1 Corinthians 1:10-17)
Ephesians 3:16-20 NKJV – That He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.
Prayer Focus: Awakening
Dear Heavenly Father, we pray for continued spiritual awakening in 2021 so that we and all of Your people would awaken out of carnality, slothfulness and sin unto Your heart, Your righteousness, Your Word, Your Spirit and Your will more than ever before. We choose to live lives that are sincere and on fire for You, fully sold out and set apart for Your holy purposes and plans. (2 Chronicles 7:14, Ephesians 5:14)
Romans 13:11-14 KJV – And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Prayer Focus: Revival
Father God, we pray for spiritual revival in our lives in 2021. We ask You for a revival of prayer, of worship, of Your Word and of the power of the Holy Spirit in our generation. We believe that You are willing to revive Your people In a greater way this year, so we ask You for Your reviving power here and now in our lives, in our homes, in our church, in our communities and in our nation. (Psalm 119:159, Psalm 110:3)
Psalm 119:37, 40 NKJV – Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things, And revive me in Your way. Behold, I long for Your precepts; Revive me in Your righteousness.
Prayer Focus: Outpouring
Heavenly Father, we ask You for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit in 2021. We pray that it would begin in our personal lives, in our church and that it would be experienced around the world. We thank You for the power of Your Holy Spirit and we choose to be a people filled with and led by Your Spirit this year. By faith, we believe that we receive a fresh anointing of power for 2021. In the name of Jesus, Amen! (Joel 2:28-29, Ephesians 5:18, Psalm 92:10)
Hosea 6:3 AMPC – Yes, let us know (recognize, be acquainted with, and understand) Him; let us be zealous to know the Lord [to appreciate, give heed to, and cherish Him]. His going forth is prepared and certain as the dawn, and He will come to us as the [heavy] rain, as the latter rain that waters the earth.
Prayer Focus: Harvest
We ask You for the nations this year, for the lost in our community, and we pray that You would send us out to be laborers in Your harvest field. We pray that Your lost sons and daughters would come home in 2021. We thank You for the power of the Holy Spirit enabling us to be witnesses in our world and we ask You to bring us across the paths of those who don’t know You. We pray for opportunities to share Jesus and to compel those that are far from You to come to Restore Church, so that Your house would be full! (Luke 10:2, Acts 1:8, Luke 14:23)
Psalm 2:8 AMPC – Ask of Me, and I will give You the nations as Your inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth as Your possession.