Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 49

Day 49 Strong & Mighty Warrior

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage Ephesians 6:10-18. As you read, let the seriousness of spiritual warfare hit you!

Read out loud the focus verses for today: Ephesians 6:10-11 “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “be strong” Satan and the forces of evil are planning and fighting against the mission God has for you in the earth! You must be strong, put on the full armor of God and take your stand against the enemy to set the captives free.      

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning taking to heart the real invisible spiritual forces of evil arrayed against the mission God has given you to save souls! Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did to set you free from Satan’s power! Commit yourself to Christ to do all you can to “work out” daily in God’s word and in prayer to be a strong and mighty warrior. Put each piece of armor on to take your stand and set the captives free today.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up to be a strong and mighty warrior in your army. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 48

Day 48 The Fullness of Christ

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage Colossians 2:9-12. As you read, let the exciting promise of the fullness of God in you hit you!

Read out loud the focus verses for today: Colossians 2:9-10“For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity [God] lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ…” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “you have been given fullness in Christ” The amazing declaration of God’s word is that the same fullness of the Holy Spirit that Christ had… has been given to you to bear witness of His love and power to others.      

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning praying over this mind-blowing declaration and promise concerning your life in Christ! Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did to make it possible for you to have the “fullness” of God’s Spirit in you! Think about the unlimited potential your life has for changing the world with such fullness! Claim by faith the fullness of Christ for your life. Surrender yourself to the fullness of Christ to bear witness of His love and power to others today.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you and giving me your “fullness”. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 47

Day 47 The New Self

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage Ephesians 4:17-24. As you read, let the exciting promise of “the new self created to be like God” hit you!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: Ephesians 4:24 “Put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness!” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “created to be like God”  When you fully surrender to Christ, God’s Holy Spirit renews your inner spirit in the image and likeness of God in “true” righteousness and holiness to bear witness of His love and goodness to others.      

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning praying over this mind-blowing declaration and promise concerning your life in Christ! Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did to make it possible for you to “put on the new self” and be restored to God’s image and likeness again! “Put off” anything left of the “old self” in your life. Line up your thinking with the new self and put on the new self by faith! Claim the promise of His word for true… “lived out” righteousness and holiness! Surrender yourself to bear witness of His love and goodness to others today.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you so I can put on the “new self”. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 47

Day 47 The New Self

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage Ephesians 4:17-24. As you read, let the exciting promise of “the new self created to be like God” hit you!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: Ephesians 4:24 “Put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness!” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “created to be like God”  When you fully surrender to Christ, God’s Holy Spirit renews your inner spirit in the image and likeness of God in “true” righteousness and holiness to bear witness of His love and goodness to others.      

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning praying over this mind-blowing declaration and promise concerning your life in Christ! Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did to make it possible for you to “put on the new self” and be restored to God’s image and likeness again! “Put off” anything left of the “old self” in your life. Line up your thinking with the new self and put on the new self by faith! Claim the promise of His word for true… “lived out” righteousness and holiness! Surrender yourself to bear witness of His love and goodness to others today.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you so I can put on the “new self”. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 46

Day 46 A New Creation

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage 2 Corinthians 5:17-22. As you read, let the exciting promise of being a new creation in Christ hit you!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “he is a new creation; the old has gone the new has come” When you fully surrender to Christ, God’s Holy Spirit completely transforms your life into a new creation and gives you the ministry of appealing to others to be reconciled to God.      

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning celebrating new creation life… the old is gone… the new has come! Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did to make it possible for your life to be completely transformed. Claim the promise of His word for a new creation life today! Affirm your faith before Him… the old to be gone and the new to come!! Surrender to the ministry He has called you to today… to be His ambassador and lead others to be reconciled to God.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you to be a new creation. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 46

Day 46 A New Creation

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage 2 Corinthians 5:17-22. As you read, let the exciting promise of being a new creation in Christ hit you!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “he is a new creation; the old has gone the new has come” When you fully surrender to Christ, God’s Holy Spirit completely transforms your life into a new creation and gives you the ministry of appealing to others to be reconciled to God.      

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning celebrating new creation life… the old is gone… the new has come! Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did to make it possible for your life to be completely transformed. Claim the promise of His word for a new creation life today! Affirm your faith before Him… the old to be gone and the new to come!! Surrender to the ministry He has called you to today… to be His ambassador and lead others to be reconciled to God.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you to be a new creation. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 45

Day 45 Doing What He Did

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage John 14:12-17. As you read, let the exciting promise of the Holy Spirit hit you: you can do what Jesus did!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: John 14:12 “I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. Through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit Jesus promises that you [anyone] will be able to do what He did and even greater things… to lead others into His kingdom.      

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning taking to heart the amazing promise of Jesus words that you will “do even greater things”. Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did to make it possible for you follow in Christ’s steps and do what He did. Claim the promise of His word in your life to do what He did and even greater things to save others and change the world.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you so I can do what you did. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 44

Day 44 World Changers

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage Acts 1:4-8. As you read, let the exciting promise of the Holy Spirit hit you: you will be a world changer!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: Acts 1:8But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses… to the ends of the earth.Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: you will be my witnesses… to the ends of the earth. Through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit baptism in you, Christ intends, and assures, that you WILL BE HIS WITNESS in a way that will impact and change the world.       

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning drinking in the unlimited potential of your life filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did so you can be filled with the Holy Spirit. Surrender yourself fully to the Holy Spirit to be Christ’s witness today. Re-commit yourself to early Morning Prayer so you can be filled with the Holy Spirit each day. Claim the promise of His power in your life to be His witness to save others and change the world.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you and filling me with the Holy Spirit. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for After 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 43

Day 43 Sons of God

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passage Galatians 4:4-7. As you read, let the joy of being raised with Christ hit you: you are a son and an heir!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: Galatians 4:6 “Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father” Repeat this verse over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “God sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts… who calls out, “Abba Father.”  Through the Spirit of Christ in you, you have come into a new kind of intimate relationship with God whereby He is your “Abba Father” and you are His son.       

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning worshiping and rejoicing in all that it means to you that God has made you one of His own sons (or daughters) and made you an heir to His kingdom. Do this at other times during the day as well. Weep at the foot of the cross in thanksgiving to God and Christ for all they did for you to have such a relationship with God. Newly commit yourself to spending devoted time to cultivating an intimate “Abba Father” relationship with Him each day. Claim the promise of your “full rights” as a son to go forth in your mission to save others.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me up with you to be a son of God. Now as I step out of 40 days of prayer and fasting, use me to change the world.”



Devotions for 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting – Day 42

Day 42 He has Risen

Daily Prayer: “Jesus I want to know you more intimately. I want to experience the fullness of your Holy Spirit and power in my life. I want you to use me to impact this world for you!”

Read focus passages Matthew 28:1-7, Romans 6:4. As you read, let the truth of Christ’s resurrection raise you to new life!

Read out loud the focus verse for today: Matthew 28:6. “He is not here; he has risen, just as He said. Come and see the place where He lay.” Repeat these verses over and over to yourself today.

Meditate today: “He has risen.”  Just as fully as you celebrate that Christ has risen, it is time to celebrate that “you have risen” too. Now, leave your old life behind and go in the power of the Holy Spirit and live a new life to save others!        

Spend 30+ min in prayer in the morning taking deeply to your heart the promise of Christ’s resurrection for your own life: that you can now go forth in a new life in the resurrection power of the Holy Spirit. Do this at other times during the day as well. Imagine the radiance of Christ’s resurrection life! Embrace by faith His radiance for your own life! Thank Him for raising you up and giving you a new life. Weep at His feet and give thanks that you are alive in the power of His resurrection! Tell Him you are ready to go forth in resurrection power and save others.

Closing prayer: “Holy Lord Jesus, thank you for raising me from the dead to live a new life. Now that my 40 days of prayer and fasting have ended, use me to raise others from the dead.”