twenty-one/prayers • DAY 6

The Believers Pray

23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them. 25 You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David:

“‘Why do the nations rage
and the peoples plot in vain?
26 The kings of the earth rise up
and the rulers band together
against the Lord
and against his anointed one.

27 Indeed Herod and Pontius Pilate met together with the Gentiles and the people of Israel in this city to conspire against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed. 28 They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. 29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”

31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly. Acts 4:23-31 (NIV)

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  • Iamtexastwister

    Pastor Kerry, your statement “living of life in integrity” that is a bold statement. I am not sure that people understand what that is anymore. A life of integrity does not come easily, you do have to work at it. Making those right choices as God leads our path. 

    I am enjoying your prayer series so much! Thank you 

  • Pattilis

    What a great Word this morning!  To pray for continued boldness, to step out in faith, TO BE MORE CONCERNED FOR OTHER’S ETERNAL DESTINY RATHER THAN WHAT OTHERS THINK OF ME, this really hit me in the heart, thank you!  A great reminder…. 

  • Linda

    Wonderful and useful prayer for us all. Is there a version of the bible or a particular bible you would recommend we study and read? Not liking the new version I have as it really does not follow well and speak to me the way your reading does.

  • Kiya

    ‘Be Bold’ reminds me of having faith like a child. Children say many bold things. They say it like it is. They speak up whenever they have something to say. They don’t worry about what others think of them. Wow, I need more of that.

  • Anita

    Lord Jesus, let us be believers who band together FOR you and FOR your anointed one!  Thank you for filling us with the Holy Spirit and equipping us to speak your word boldly.