Prayer Makes a Difference
God invites each of us to become powerful intercessors. His Spirit is leading believers worldwide to become part of a mighty movement of prayer. In intercessory prayer, we cast ourselves helpless at His feet, seeking His power to dramatically change otherwise hopeless circumstances. In these pages you will discover how to become a mighty prayer warrior yourself, and how to lead your church into a radically transforming prayer ministry. Your spirits will soar as you read God’s “Powerful Prayer Promises.”
Ten Days of Prayer
Ten Days of Prayer initiative (formerly called Operation Global Rain) was adopted by the world church in 2010. Churches in over a hundred countries have received rich blessings through Ten Days of Prayer which occurs every January. God is faithful! The Ten Days experience can’t be quantified. Hearts are surrendered, souls convicted, and requests for prayer have been answered. We invite you to be part of this special initiative.
Experiencing God through Prayer and Praise - Newly Updated
This newly updated inspirational packet, compiled by Jerry and Janet Page, contains many resources on prayer including topics like: Praising God, abiding in Jesus’ love, guidelines for those desiring anointing, encouraging promises and quotes on healing, principles of intercessory prayer, how to pray with your spouse, powerful promises for parents, what to pray for non-Christians, when Satan called a worldwide meeting, and much more. (Download the entire packet or choose topics individually.)
Praying the Word: Prayer & Promise Cards
Have you ever wondered how to get started praying the Word? If so, these printable prayer cards, filled with Bible promises and quotes from Inspiration, are just for you. Topics covered include prayers and promises for your spiritual growth, for your children, your marriage, your ministry, for overcoming spiritual breaches, and much more. The promises included will add power to your prayer life. (Also available for download in Spanish. All cards can be edited and personalized!)
Praying for Rain
Wanting to understand the heart behind united prayer, or how to lead a group in united prayer? Or maybe you just want to grow your prayer life with your family? This powerful resource, with already half a million copies in print, has been newly updated and is packed with lots of inspiration and practical tools to help get your group prayer off to a great start. If you love prayer, you will want to take this gem with you everywhere. (Available in 18 languages!)
Prayer Leader Resources
Would you like to encourage more prayer in your church? Then God may be calling you to be a prayer leader! Are you unsure what it takes to be a prayer leader? The General Conference Ministerial Association has been collecting the best Seventh-day Adventist prayer leader resources and materials to help you become an effective prayer leader. You will find resources to help you grow in your personal prayer life so you can be a Spirit-filled leader. There are also a variety of resources on prayer leadership that will help you lead effectively. Resources are being added regularly so check back often.
Heart Challenge to Start the New Year!
This document contains a personal "10-Day Heart Challenge" to help start your New Year on a positive spiritual note. It gives specific Bible passages to reflect upon and as well as prayer thoughts to help you seek a deeper walk with Christ. Whether you do it at the beginning of this New Year, or some other time, we are sure that it will be a blessing! (This is not part of the world church official "10 Days Of Prayer," but is meant to prepare you for this event as we will be seeking a deeper experience with Christ!)
Bend Your Knees and Pray - Song
Feeling alone, feeling weary? You are not alone! Just bend your knees and pray! In this week's featured resource, we'd like to bless you with a song by Laura Williams. Laura is not only a talented recording artist, she's also the author of this week's United in Prayer testimony. As you listen to this beautiful song, and see her vibrant love for Jesus, we pray you will find courage to keep moving forward. Remember, no matter what life throws your way, just bend your knees and pray!
How to Pray Like Jesus Prayed
Why do we want to learn to pray as Jesus prayed? So we can walk with God as He walked with God. So our prayers can be more effective at reaching other people, and so we can have a closer relationship with God. Jesus had seven major prayer experienced that we can learn from as we study the Bible. Watch and listen as Pastor Mark Finley opens the Word and reached us how to pray as Jesus prayed.
Righteousness by Faith - 40 Days of Prayer Focus
In 1888 a very precious message was given that lifted up Jesus as never before. It was a message that the church desperately needed. Join us for 40 days, already in progress, as we study this much needed message of Righteousness by Faith. Dates for this special prayer emphasis are October 11 to November 19. Please join us if you are experiencing the following challenges: • You struggle continually with sin and cannot gain the victory. • You feel hopeless, powerless, and worthless. • You don’t know who you are or why you are here. In this study and prayer time, hosted by 24/7 United Prayer, you will learn heart-changing truths that will change the way you relate to God and to life. You will also understand how to grow faith and rest in Christ' righteousness in the midst of temptations, trials, and difficulties. Don't miss this great oppourtunity to learn and grow together in Jesus. Be ready to embrace the 1888 message and share it with the world.
Praying Down the Walls
In this video produced by 3ABN, Jill Morikone shares from the Bible a message about the power of prayer. No matter what impossibility we face, or what mountain we are praying to see moved, God is able, and He works in answer to our prayers. We pray that this inspires you to pray more!
Prayer and Finishing the Mission
What role does prayer have to play in finishing the mission God intends for us? As you read this inspiring article, we think you will find that prayer actually holds a pivotal role in the endtime work we are called to in sharing the gospel. This is an excellent resource that will be a real blessing to all who read it.
Special Prayer Appeal for the 61st General Conference Session
Attended by more than 2,000 delegates representing over 21 million Seventh-day Adventists worldwide, GC Sessions are normally held every five years. But the 61st session, originally scheduled in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2020, had to be postponed twice due to unfortunate circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. But this June 6-11, 2022, the 61st GC Session will take place in St. Louis, Missouri. Time is short. We must unite in proclaiming the three angels’ messages and pray for revival, reformation, repentance, and humility as we prepare for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit and the final loud cry before Christ’s Second Coming...
1Mind4EasternEurope 24-Hour Prayer Event
This weekend (April 1-3 depending on your time zone) you have a special opportunity to join a 24-hour prayer event on behalf of our brothers and sisters in Eastern Europe. This event is hosted by 24/7 United Prayer and Music Verse in collaboration with the General Conference Prayer Ministries. Undoubtedly you have been following current international events. It is imperative that we pray for our dear brothers and sisters in Eastern Europe, in Ukraine, and in Russia. The challenges they are facing are horrendous. We have thousands of members in that region of the world. They need our prayers and support in every possible way. Please join us for this special time of United Prayer and music.
The Prayers of a Breaking Heart: Nehemiah Lessons on Interceding for Your Church!
It's easy to complain about your pastor or about things that don't seem to be going right, but have you ever spent time earnestly fasting and pleading with God for your pastor, for your church, for fellow church members, or for those in positions of leadership? Have you prayed prayers that go beyond “please bless my church” to "please save those who attend my church! Please save me!?" Heartfelt prayers pleading with God for healing, hope, and effective witness in an age of lukewarm laodicean Christianity?
Urgent Call to Prayer!
Undoubtedly you have been following current international events. It is imperative that we pray for our dear brothers and sisters in Eastern Europe, in Ukraine, and in Russia. The challenges that come with open conflict are horrendous. We have thousands of members in that region of the world. They need our prayers and support in every possible way. Join the daily 9 am EST prayer call online on Facebook, where you can submit prayer requests, or join the 24-hour prayer room hosted by 24/7 United Prayer that is ongoing around the clock. Whatever way you want to get involved, it's time to pray!
International Women's Day of Prayer
The 2022 International Women's Day of Prayer resource packet "Praying in the Last Days" is written by Cindy Tutsch, D.Min. Her sermon focuses on the need for prayer in the last days before Joshua entered the Promised Land. How do we find peace and comfort in these uncertain times? We must connect to God in prayer. Even when we feel empty, lonely, afraid, hopeless, we must tell Him how we feel. If this is how you feel, ask Him right now to fill you with strength, courage, joy, and peace of mind. The accompanying seminar "Why Prayer Matters" is also written by Dr. Cindy Tutsch. All materials provided through the General Conference Women's Ministries.
Why Doesn't God Answer Prayer Immediately?
Have you ever wondered why God does not always answer your prayers immediately? Have you ever prayed only to feel that your prayer ascended no higher than the ceiling? This video, with Mark Finley, takes us behind the scenes. It reveals a titanic conflict between good and evil. Although we sincerely seek God for answers to our prayers, there are powerful Satanic forces working in opposition to God. Don't miss this greater conflict as you pray!
Five Prayer Secrets that will Transform your Life!
When difficulties come, most people feel their need to pray, but only a few people really understand God’s purpose for prayer. However, a living and active prayer life can give you the strength to pass any test and the courage to not give up. In this course, taught by Pavel Goia, you will discover the remarkable world of dynamic prayer, where talking with God is not a boring routine, but a sincere conversation with the unlimited Source of love and wisdom.
Prayer that Pleases God
What does it mean to pray in a way that is truly pleasing to God? Perhaps, like many, you have the tendency to treat God like a divine prayer machine, in which you expect to feed in your prayer requests at one end and then take out your granted wishes at the other? In this short article Dr. Frank Hasel shares some insights that will broaden your spiritual horizons and take you deeper in your understanding of prayer.
One Mind for China - February 4-5
Join us for the next 24 hours of united prayer on behalf of our brothers and sisters in China. The 24 hour prayer initiative, hosted by 24/7 United Prayer will take place February 4-5 (USA time) and February 5-6 (Asia time). The event will also feature beautiful musicians from around the world, sponsored by MusicVerse. 1 Peter 3:8 says, "Be ye all of one mind, having compassion..." Now is the time to unite our prayers together on behalf of Chinese Christians! Don't miss out on this very special experience!
The Three Angels Call to Prayer
Start the New Year of 2022 right and join millions of believers around the world for the upcoming 10 Days of Prayer which runs January 5-15, 2022. The theme for these Ten Days of Prayer is written by Pastor Mark Finley and is titled, "The Three Angels Call to Prayer." You can sign up and receive the material free in various languages by clicking the link below. Zoom prayer calls will also be going on all around the world that you can join!
The Boiler Room - December Prayer Challenge
Can you imagine what would happen if there was continual humbling of heart and supplication for the out-pouring of the Holy Spirit 24 hours a day for a whole month? If you have no idea, you must read the inspiring story about Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian Prayer Movement which lasted over 100 years. This month we are doing a special challenge. During the month of December, we will have 48 half hour sessions (on zoom) of earnest prayer 24 hours a day for the whole month. To learn more, click here!
The Diwali festival of light: Five Days of Prayer for My Hindu and Sikh Neighbors
The Diwali festival of light is a sacred celebration for our Hindu and Sikh neighbors. We believe this is a wonderful opportunity for us as followers of Jesus Christ to unite in prayer that all people may come to know the True Light – Jesus – Who desires to shine His light upon everyone (John 1:9). You are invited to participate in five days of prayer, November 2-6, 2021, with the GC Global Mission Center for South Asian Religions (CSAR). During these five days, we will pray for our Hindu and Sikh neighbors in the countries of Fiji, Bali, Guyana, Mauritius, India, and around the world.
The Moravian 100 Year Prayer Movement!
Have you heard of Count Zinzendorf and the Moravians? Their story is truly one of the greatest in church history. God used these humble, simple believers to launch the first Protestant 24/7 prayer movement and one of the first Protestant missionary movements, taking the gospel to the ends of the earth. Today, God is using their story as the inspiration for 24/7 United Prayer...
Pray Your Way Around the World!
Ready to say "I Will Go" but stuck at home in a pandemic? Now you can pray your way around the world! Each line of the prayer map represents a region of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and each station is a city of a million or more. Pray for one city each day, check them off as you go!
Join the 24/7 United Prayer movement - It is changing lives!
If you aren't sure what 24/7 United Prayer is, we invite you to watch this new testimony video that we recently aired on Television. There are currently 22 prayer calls in multiple languages happening daily via Zoom. We are told, "A chain of earnest, praying believers should encircle the world." If you want to join a prayer movement, and fellowship with brothers and sisters from around the world, we invite you to be part of 24/7 United Prayer. This prayer movement is changing lives. Yours could be next!
Pointers for Intercessory Prayer
Isaiah 55:11 says, “So shall my word be that goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.” This download will give practical pointers on how to pray bold specific prayers according to the Word of God.
Secrets of the Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer is one of the most well known parts of the Bible. Thousands have memorized this prayer, but many are unaware of the deep spiritual lessons found within. Let us learn to pray Jesus' way. Watch and listen as Pastor Mark Finley uncovers the secrets of the Lord's Prayer.
Trusting God No Matter What Comes
In this "Let's Pray" program, Fiona Peart shares her testimony of learning to trust God, even when life gets difficult. Fiona Peart is a missionary at heart. She has served as a missionary in Japan, South Korea and at the Weimar Institute in California. Fiona has a Masters degree in Human Resource Management and is passionate about Health Evangelism. We pray that you are blessed by this testimony.
Evangelism Prayers and Promises
Are you involved in an Evangelism series or a special total member involvement event and looking for ideas on how to pray? If so this sheet of prayers and promises might be just what you are looking for.
The Butterfly Church
Ubake’s charming and colorful artwork helps to make the Adventist church in the Maolin valley in Tawain stand out. However, it’s not the metal, wooden, or cloth ornaments that make this church so well known in the community. It's the church's prayer ministry. Watch this short testimony and be inspired of what one small church can do!
How to Start a Prayer Ministry
This booklet, produced by the Oregon Conference, is a how-to guide packed with many wonderful ideas, on starting a prayer ministry in your local church. Let us remember that without prayer, everything else we do will be lacking in Holy Spirit power. Let us move forward on our knees!
Week of Prayer with Gem Castor
Would you like to discover (or rediscover) the power of prayer? Join us for ASAP's Spring Week of Prayer, starting April 12th at 7:00 p.m. EST! Experience the power of prayer through presentations and united prayer sessions led by missionary and ASAP Prayer Coordinator Gem Castor. Attend in person at the Stevensville (MI) Seventh-day Adventist Church, or participate via Zoom.
Join 24/7 United Prayer
Are you hungry to have brothers and sisters to pray with? Are you feeling a bit isolated with all the social distancing regulations and longing for fellowship and spiritual support? We invite you to join 24/7 United Prayer, where you can unite daily with brothers and sisters around the world in prayer. Lives are being changed. Maybe yours will be next.
How to Become a Prayer Warrior!
How can we be prayer warriors? What even is a prayer warrior? You'll find the answer in this newest episode of ANN In-Depth hosted by Jennifer Stymiest and Sam Neves. In this program they have a candid heart to heart conversation with Melody Mason as they discuss many questions surrounding prayer. How can we be motivated to pray? What are the dynamics of prayer? What should we do when it seems like God doesn’t answer our prayers? We all struggle with these questions. This video will help you learn practical tips on how to lead an active prayer life.
30 Days to Reach the World - Prayer & Outreach Challenge
Jesus promised that the love He would show on the cross would be so powerful it would draw all people to Himself (John 12:32). Millions of Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, and others have not yet heard His story in their language. With thousands of distinctly different unreached people groups, how will the work ever reach every kindred, tribe, and tongue? The Bible and Ellen White’s writings are overflowing with God’s specific methods. Take the challenge, 30 Days to Reach the World, to discover God’s strategic plans, along with meeting 30 unreached groups of immigrants, refugees, and international students. Pray, care, and reach the world next door.
Unlocking Heaven's Storehouse and Praying for Victory
Join us for our January 2, 2021 Day of Prayer and Fasting. Or pick your own day and use our materials, as God leads. The focus for this first quarterly Day of Prayer and Fasting is on repairing the spiritual breaches in our lives and achieving spiritual victory so that God can open heaven's storehouse in answer to our prayers. We pray you are blessed and inspired by these materials as we begin the new year!
Introducing 24/7 United Prayer
Are you hungry to have brother's and sister's to pray with? Are you feeling a bit isolated with all the social distancing regulations and longing for fellowship and spiritual support? We invite you to join 24/7 United Prayer, a revival movement, where you can unite daily with brothers and sisters around the world in prayer. Lives are already being changed. Maybe yours will be next.
Give Me Iceland!
Have you ever wondered what mission might look like as primarily a divine endeavor? What would it look like if the main agenda, the only real agenda, was to pray, and then to follow the Holy Spirit’s leading? What would it look like to do something so simple and yet so full of faith in God that it might seem radical and insane to all those watching? Watch this video and find out.
Experience God -- My Strength!
We experience God by opening our hearts to Him as to a friend. Prayer provides that safe space where you can be real and find healing and strength. Go ahead. The invitation has been given! He's waiting for you!
Praying for the World Next Door
Would you like to know how to pray more intelligently for those around you--those of other cultures, and religions? This beautiful booklet, compiled by Scott Griswold, gives some excellent and inspiring pointers. We pray you are encouraged to spend even more time on your knees.
Come, Rest Awhile! - Personal Reflections
In this beautiful video for day 22 of 100 Days of Prayer, a young adult from the Shortwood SDA church in Jamaica gives some personal reflections on what it means to Come, and rest as we prepare for Sabbath. We pray you are blessed by this inspirational message of sharing, which follows the 100 Days of Prayer program.
Seven Keys to Growing Your Prayer Life During Quarantine
We pray you are encouraged and inspired by this message by David Shin as he shares seven keys to grow your prayer life during quarantine! While we may be locked up in our homes, and our normal life activities may be put on hold, something that is not on hold is God and His power in answer to our prayers. Let's keep moving forward on our knees!
Invitation to Join 100 Days of Prayer
In this short video, Elder Wilson talks about how to cope in these troubling times. While this 100 Days of Prayer initiative was originally designed to inspire people from all around the world to pray for the Holy Spirit outpouring on the upcoming General Conference Session, now that GC session has been postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are pressing forward in prayer anyway. What better time to be praying then now when all the world is in agitation. Thankfully God is still on the throne. And He hears our prayers.
International Women's Day of Prayer 2020: Virtuous Living in a Unvirtuous World
March 7, 2020, is International Women's Day of Prayer. This year's sermon, "Virtuous Living in an Un-virtuous World," was written by Melody Mason, author of "Daring to Ask for More," and the soon-to-be released "Daring to Live by Every Word." The resource packet also contains a Sabbath School program and afternoon seminar written by Melody. Whether you use these sermons on March 7 or some other date, we know you will be blessed.
10 Days of Answered Prayers
In the following video Rick McEdward from the Middle East shares what God has been doing in answer to prayer during the 10 Days of Prayer in recent years. You will be inspired by this short message. Don't miss the blessing! You can still take part.
The Transforming Power of Prayer
We know that prayer is important. We also know that praying together is important. But sometimes meeting together in person is not always feasible. In this episode of Ministry in Motion, Jose St. Phard talks about how to utilize social media and technology to continue to pray together even when we can't meet in person. We believe you will be blessed by the testimonies and stories he shares.
Prayer Rooms Multiplying - The War Room Story
Wondering how to start a ministry for God's glory? Use what you have! Watch this inspiring story of how one woman followed God's call to do something special for the young people around the world. This first prayer room she started, in the vault at the Ellen G. White Centre at Avondale College, has now led to a global prayer movement that is reaching multiple countries. Learn how you can be a part!
From Wilderness Living to Daring to Ask for More
In this video, filmed at 3ABN, Melody Mason shares her personal journey from "Wilderness Living" to "Daring to Ask for More," for God's glory. We are told "Prayer is the key in the hand of faith to unlock heaven’s storehouse, where are treasured the boundless resources of Omnipotence." Do we recognize the value of this key? What about when we pray and pray and God still doesn't answer? What then? How can we grow a faith that will not be knocked over in the storms of life? The following testimony will address just such questions, and much more.
4th Quarter Prayer and Fasting Materials
If you ask for prayer requests at a typical prayer meeting or church service, you may notice the responses have common themes—prayers for health, jobs, finances, or relationships. You may notice something missing, however: deeply personal prayer requests about internal battles, spiritual struggles, or for help in facing doubt, fear, and discouragement. Are we praying about our own needs in moments alone with God? Are we wrestling with Him through personal conflict? Asking for guidance and wisdom? Talking to Him like a friend about the things on our hearts? Prayer doesn’t only change the world around us. It changes us.
Quick Start Guide for Prayer Ministries
This inspirational collection of prayer resources, prepared by NAD Prayer Ministries coordinator Ruthie Jacobsen, is a great guide to starting prayer ministries. Also, included in this resource booklet is how to spend a day in prayer, how to make your prayer life effective, how to do group Bible study, and how to get your church involved in prayer evangelism.
Praying for Difficult People
How do you relate to the difficult people in your life? How do you handle the relational challenges that often come your way? How do you pray for and minister to those who seem to always be causing grief and frustration? In this practical and thought provoking article, Frank Hasel turns things around to help us gain a new perspective on God's love for us. Be challenged, and be blessed!
Praying for the Lost
In this deep and insightful article, published by Perspective Digest, Ron Clouzet talks about the key to effective prayer, and how faith plays into the dynamics of true world altering prayer. We pray this article inspires your trust in the God who delights to answer our prayers.
In Luke 11 one of Jesus' disciples begged him, "Lord, teach us to pray." And that is exactly what Jesus did. In this inspiring message, Kameron DeVasher delves into the message of Luke 11 and the Lord's prayer, what that looks like practically in our lives today. This message is sure to deepen your prayer life.
How to Have a Powerful Prayer Life
In this podcast, Gem Castor and Shauna Chung discuss the power of prayer and how to put that power to practice. Gem Castor is an itinerant missionary from the Philippines who travels the world leading out united prayer sessions and seminars. Inspired by the life of George Mueller he has spent the last seven years relying entirely on the Lord's providence to provide for his needs and mission ventures. Listen in on this engaging conversation.
Needed: Men of Prayer
E. M. Bounds wrote: “What the church needs today is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more and novel methods, but men whom the Holy Ghost can use—men of prayer, men mighty in prayer." In this inspiring article, Claudio Consuegra not only gives motivation for the need for men of prayer, but he also gives some practical suggestions for moving forward in prayer. This article was originally published in the Adventist World (NAD), September 2012 edition.
United Prayer Works 10: King Jehoshaphat calls for Prayer
In this final episode of the "United in Prayer" series, we find the great army of Syria coming against Judah. King Jehoshaphat proclaims time for fasting and prayer. "We have no might against this great multitude, neither know we what to do, but our eyes are upon you," he praise. This video shows how God answered this powerful prayer!
What is Prayer? (I AM Episode)
In this beautiful episode of "I AM," produced by the Adventist Church in Sydney, we follow our young adult hosts on a journey to discover what is the true meaning of prayer. This video is a great sharing resource. We pray you are blessed!
United Prayer Works 9: Paul and Silas in Prison
In this 9th episode of "United Prayer Works," Paul and Silas end up casting a demon out of a slave girl, and as a result, are put into prison. But the Lord works through them in a special way through this experience and the jailer and his whole family are saved. May this testimony remind us that all things work together for good to those that love God.
Five Specific Ways to Grow Your Walk with God this New Year!
This is for those who love New Year's challenges, or who might be looking for a fresh spiritual start to their New Year. In this short video testimony, Melody Mason shares three specific things that have impacted her own walk with God this past year, as well as two additional spiritual challenges she plans to take on in the New Year. We pray this "Heart-to-Heart" episode is a blessing, and helps get your New Year off to a positive start!
United Prayer Works 8: Paul and Barnabas Sent out with Prayer
In this episode of "United Prayer Works" we catch a glimpse of Paul and Barnabas on their mission to win converts in the early church. The Holy Spirit was with them and worked in a mighty way. What the Holy Spirit did then, He can do today, when God's people pray!
United Prayer Works 7: Herod Puts Peter in Prison
In this part 7 of the "United Prayer Works" series, we find what it's like to be at complete peace in your walk with God. Peter is scheduled to be executed the next day, but he's sleeping peacefully between his guards. And then the unthinkable happens... an angel comes from heaven to rescue him. May this short video be a reminder of the God who brings peace even in the midst of our storms.
2018 - 4th Qtr. (Oct. 6) - Interceding for the Least of These
Jesus longed for His fledgling church to come together in purpose, harmony, and mission. Today, amid perhaps unprecedented polarization in the world, our nations, and our church, we too need to heed Jesus’ counsel to seek His Spirit and come together for mission, especially for the least of these. The task seems daunting and impossible in our humanity. That’s why we need to pray as never before for the miracle of healing and reconciliation that only God can bring.
Reflections of Hope 12 - Just Breathe
Scuba diving is nothing short of spectacular! While there are many things you need to know before scuba diving, you might find it surprising that the number one and most important rule in scuba diving is simply this: Don’t hold your breath! Whatever happens, just keep breathing! As long as you are breathing, you can deal with any difficulty below, The same is true for our spiritual life above the surface. Listen in as Taj Pacleb shares.
United Prayer Works 6: Early Church Problems
In this sixth episode of "United Prayer Works," we find the early church facing some serious practical problems. However, with prayer the problems were solved and the church continued to flourish. Might we learn some lessons from the early church in this regard?
Unusual prayer is prayer that has power to transform and get results, prayer that indeed connects us with God, and prayer that brings growth and revival. This inspiring message by Pavel Goia is full of testimonies and encouragement to grow your faith and walk with God.
United Prayer Works 5: Peter and Cornelius
In this fifth of the series "United Prayer Works" we catch a glimpse of what happened when a Gentile named Cornelius prayed. God gave Peter a vision that opened his eyes to the fact that God wants to reach all nations -- it's not just for the Jews that salvation is given. What a beautiful testimony and answer to prayer this story is!
Longing for God: The Paradox of Prayer
We have all heard about the importance of prayer for our spiritual life, how it is the breath of the soul that keeps us alive spiritually. And yet why is it that often we do not take time to pray? Could it be that we have lost sight of God in our prayers and that they have turned more inward then outward? Perhaps we need to rediscover prayer that is pleasing to God. In this enlightening article, Dr. Frank Hasel gives us a fresh glimpse of a prayer, in the light of God's love.
United Prayer Works 4: Peter and John Threatened
In this fourth video of the United Prayer video series, we catch a glimpse of what happened when Peter and John spoke with boldness after Pentecost. Their work was not appreciated by the Pharisees and Sadducees. But God was with them.
United Prayer Works 3: Pentecost!
It happened at Pentecost. It will happen again! Inspiration tells us, "The descent of the Holy Spirit upon the church is looked forward to in the future; but it is the privilege of the church to have it now. Seek for it, pray for it, believe for it. We must have it and heaven is waiting to bestow it." (RH March 19, 1895). May this encourage us all to get on our knees and pray!
United Prayer Works 2: Esther's Story
This is the second video in the "United Prayer Works" series which highlights the story of Queen Esther, and the power of believers uniting in prayer. "Talk less; much precious time is lost in talk that brings no light," Ellen White writes. "Let brethren unite in fasting and prayer for the wisdom that God has promised to supply liberally." (Gospel Workers, p. 417)
United Prayer Works 1: The Power of Prayer!
This is the first in a series of Revival and Reformation videos about the power and effectiveness of believers praying together. The Bible says, "If two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.” (Matt. 18:19-20)
Youth Week of Prayer 2018: Leadership and Character – People of the Bible
Inspiration tells us, "With such an army of workers as our youth, rightly trained, might furnish, how soon the message of a crucified, risen, and soon-coming Savior might be carried to the whole world!" (Education, 271) Join young people the world over in the 2018 Youth Week of Prayer. The following materials are from the General Conference Youth Ministries.
The Testimony Behind Longing for God
In this inspiring video, filmed at 3ABN, Dr. Frank M. Hasel shares his personal testimony of how God has sustained him through the extreme grief of losing his wife of 21 years to cancer. It was actually this difficult journey that inspired him to write, what is now one of Pacific Press' best selling prayer and Bible journals, Longing for God. Hasel's testimony is packed with practical tips and ideas on how one can learn to find joy and beauty in life again. Everyone can learn something and will be richly blessed by this testimony!
International Women's Day of Prayer 2018: God Understands
We are delighted to be able to bring to you the 2018 International Women's Day of Prayer program packet. This year's packet titled, "God Understands," was written by Chantal J. Klingbeil, Associate Director, Ellen G. White Estate at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. The packet also contains two coordinating activities, "Who Am I?" and "Prayer for the Discouraged." The auxiliary seminar for 2018, "A Spiritual Woman," includes a script, slides, and handout.
2018 - 2nd Qtr. (April 7) - Fighting for our Marriages
The enemy is doing all in his power to destroy our lives, and he starts his first attack against the family, and against our marriages. He knows if he can break that down, he has us. Society is falling apart as a result of so many broken homes. Now is the time to take a stand, and say no more. Now is the time to pray for your spouse as you've never prayed before. Join us as we lift up couples (and singles too) on this special day of prayer and fasting.
2018 - 3rd Qtr. (July 7) - Fighting for our Children
As the song goes, "Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world." And now we are setting aside a special day to pray, not just for our families, but especially for our children. Whether your children are grown or still babies, this is a time to come together corporate interceding for the Holy Spirit to be poured out on their lives. Join us as we pray for our children!
10 Ways to Get the Most out of 10 Days of Prayer
Maybe you'd like to be part of 10 Days of Prayer, but you don't have a church group to join, so you aren't sure where to start. This short download will give you some ideas of ways you can be involved. And remember, 10 Days of Prayer doesn't just have to be for January. You can do it on your own anytime of year!
Prayer and Promise Card - New Additions!
We've added some new categories (Prayers and Promises for: Times of Trouble, Physical and Spiritual Healing, and Comfort in Sorrow), as well as some new languages to our "Praying the Word" collection. If you are wanting to add some dynamite and power to your prayer life...what better way than by claiming God's own Word!
Praying while Waiting for an Answer
Prayer expects answers from God. But what happens when the answer is delayed or not fulfilled? In this prayer seminar, given at the General Conference Session in San Antonio, Frank Hasel looks at the spiritual dynamics that take place in challenging prayer times. He also explores the blessings that God has in store for those who persevere and trust His goodness regardless of the outcome. Through the experience of losing his wife to cancer in 2009, Frank has been learning to trust God’s promises in ever-new ways.
Prayer and Thriving Relationships, plus Much More!
In this three part audio series, Jerry and Janet Page share some of their personal experiences as they talk about how to cultivate a vibrant prayer life, a prayer life that will help your relationship thrive both with God and with those around you. Grab a pen and notebook, and sit down prepared for a blessing!
International Women's Day of Prayer 2017: Passionate Prayers and Fearless Faith
This download for 2017 International Day of Prayer, written by Gina Wahlen, and hosted by the Women's Ministries department, includes both the sermon outline, powerpoint that corresponds with the sermon, and the prayer program.
How to Partner in Prayer with Others
In this short practical to-the-point download, Peggy Casebier talks about why prayer partnering is so important, guidelines for prayer partnering, working thru barriers in prayer partnering, and what to pray about as prayer partners.
Houses of Prayer Everywhere
Join Don and Ruthie Jacobson on Ministry in Motion as they share about H.O.P.E. which stands for "Houses of Prayer Everywhere." Every church should be a house of prayer. Every church should give H.O.P.E. to a world in need!
2018 - 1st Qtr. - Fighting for our Family
We all have loved ones that we long to see have a closer walk with God. The theme for this quarter's day of prayer and fasting is titled, "Made Strong Through the Power of the Word: Interceding for Our Family." These materials will give you helpful tools to pray together as a family, and as a church family for your loved ones. (These program materials can be used again and again.)
2017 - 4th Qtr. - Fighting for the World
The next "Day of Prayer and Fasting" is focused on praying for the world around us. That means our communities, our churches, our leaders, and those way beyond our country borders. Through the provided materials and program outline, as well as continuing suggested prayer activities, we believe you and your church will be drawn closer to each other, and closer to God as you learn what it means to stand in the gap for others.
Prayer Makes a Difference
In this inspiring message, Mark Finley, Assistant to the President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist, preaches on the importance of prayer in a christian life. He presents five lessons or tips we can learn from the prayer life of Jesus Christ.
Watch and Pray Pointers - by Cathie Hartman
What might "Watch & Pray" mean practically for us today? Cathie Hartman decided to research this topic a bit more, and this is what she found. As a result of putting these simple principles into practice, Cathie and her family have seen many answers to prayer and miracles in their life.
Preparing our Hearts for 40 Days of Prayer
In this inspiring and practical presentation Esther Knott shares how we can prepare our hearts for 40 Days of Prayer. Being part of the 40 Days of Prayer experience has blessed thousands already. Don't miss out on what God is doing.
Promises to Claim for the Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
The following is a collection of Bible promises and Spirit of Prophecy quotes that we can claim as we pray for a deeper outpouring of the Holy Spirit in our lives and church. God is faithful. His Word does not return unto Him void. Claim these promises! God will answer!
GC 2017 Week of Prayer 4 - The Healing of the Nations
Join us for the final part 4 of the General Conference's inspiring week of prayer messages given by speaker Dr. Larry Lichtenwalter. The theme for this year's 2017 week of prayer (held in March) was “Everyday Apocalypse: Revelation’s Christ for Our Every Day.” The topic for this final message is, “The Healing of the Nations.” You don't want to miss this powerful message!
GC 2017 Week of Prayer 3 - Who is Able to Stand
Join us for part 3 of the General Conference's inspiring week of prayer messages given by speaker Dr. Larry Lichtenwalter. The theme for this year's 2017 week of prayer (held in March) was “Everyday Apocalypse: Revelation’s Christ for Our Every Day.” The topic for this third message is, “Who is Able to Stand.” Join us as we were challenged to go deeper with our Savior.
GC 2017 Week of Prayer 2 - Google Earth, Google Heart.
Join us for part 2 of the General Conference's inspiring week of prayer messages given by speaker Dr. Larry Lichtenwalter. The theme for this year's 2017 week of prayer (held in March) was “Everyday Apocalypse: Revelation’s Christ for Our Every Day.” The topic for this second message is, “Google Earth, Google Heart” and is sure to challenge your thinking.
GC 2017 Week of Prayer 1 - Revelation in our Boot
Join us for the General Conference's inspiring week of prayer messages given by speaker Dr. Larry Lichtenwalter. The theme for this year's 2017 week of prayer (held in March) was “Everyday Apocalypse: Revelation’s Christ for Our Every Day.” The topic for this first message is, “Revelation in Our Boot.” This is a message and series that you don't want to miss!
United Prayer Works (Full Documentary)
It all started in a small upper room with humble fervent prayer. Threatened by the authorities and banned from preaching, the church prayed and two men witnessed with great power and grace. And people prayed everywhere in one accord in repentance with confession and humility and the lives of people were changed. We pray that you are inspired by this documentary as we catch glimpses of the past and talk about how what happened then could change our world today!
2017 - 3rd Qtr. - Fighting for our Hearts
Some may think it’s selfish to pray for our own heart needs, but it’s essential. The person with the greatest power to help or hinder God’s work in our lives is our self. Even Jesus prayed for Himself. So this "Day of Prayer and Fasting" focus is a bit different, but is sure to be a huge blessing for all. (Although these materials were written for 3rd Quarter 2017, they can be re-used again and again!)
A House of Prayer for All People
In Mark 11:17 it says, “My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer.” The question you may be asking though is, “How do I help create a house of prayer in my church?” In this inspiring video, produced by Ministry in Motion, Sabine Vatel shares some practical ideas. She also shares what “A House of Prayer for All People” looks like at the Forest Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church near Orlando Florida. You will be blessed!
2017 - 2nd Qtr. - Fighting for Each Other
Life can be hard. We face challenges and struggles that can seem overwhelming. Finances. Health. Relationships. Battles with sin and temptations. Loneliness. But this is all because we are living in the midst of a Great Controversy battle. With this quarters "Day of Prayer and Fasting" materials, rather than being overcome by the struggles, you can learn to fight for each other in prayer. (These materials were written for 2nd Quarter 2017, but can be re-used again and again!)
An Encounter with God in Prayer
In this inspiring document, Juanita shows what encountering God through prayer and the promises of Scripture looks like. Some of the topics she covers include: You can trust God’s promises, You can trust God for protection, You can trust God in Worship, You can trust God—You are forgiven, and much more. This is a practical tool for all those wanting to learn how to claim God’s Word in prayer.