9 Breakthrough Prayers for the Local Church

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At Grace Hills, having sensed something of the direction God was taking us as a community, we declared 2017 to be “the year of the breakthrough.” And we’ve seen breakthrough!

People have come to know Jesus and have been baptized.

Marriages - Track - Unity

Marriages have gotten back on track toward unity.

People have discovered and committed to biblical community.

God - Spirit - Hearts - God - Control

And much more. God’s Spirit has been stirring our hearts as we’ve gathered before him. And it’s left us wanting more of what God wants to give us, which really means, it’s left us wanting to give ourselves more to his control and influence.

We held a worship celebration recently and referred to it as an “All In Gathering,” but it was really a meeting filled with prayer, praise, and a little bit of preaching, too. The night culminated in us huddling together as a church family around the stage, praying over our leaders and asking God to show us how to follow him into the future more faithfully.

God - Give - Us - Breakthrough - Evangelism

1. God, Give Us a Breakthrough in Evangelism!

God, remove the blinders from the eyes of unbelievers so that the Gospel we are sharing will connect with their minds, hearts, and wills. Empower us, as you’ve promised to do, to be faithful in sharing our own faith stories and the life-changing story of Jesus’ death for the sins of the world. Help us to faithfully proclaim the life-changing power of the message of the cross and Resurrection of Jesus Christ!

God - Give - Us - Breakthrough - Discipleship

2. God, Give Us a Breakthrough in Discipleship!

God, help us to identify people into whom we can pour our time, our lives, and our knowledge. Help us to dive deeper into our personal relationship with you than ever before and to be formed, by your Spirit and your Word, into the likeness of Jesus Christ. And help us sustain a multiplying movement of...
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