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Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/24/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Oh Lord, please don’t let us grow indistinguishable from the crowd. We feel compelled to always stand out from the rest. To let our light shine ever so brightly in world full of darkness. To let people see the changes that you have made in our lives. To always give you the glory. Remind all thy beloved children to be cognitive of this every time they take a step outdoors into the public arena. Remind them that people will never ask what makes them so different from the rest if others don’t see the difference. And when they do ask we pray that all your children will be able tell them of their great hope. That we have a brand-new life where old things are passing away and behold all things have become new. To tell them that this was all accomplished by God, done through His Son, Jesus Christ on the Cross. Oh Lord, lead all your children to tell the old, old story, but also let the world see the change in them, to see the proof. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear” (I Peter 3:15).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/23/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Father, for sending us your only begotten Son from heaven to show us the beauty and majesty of life originally created to have an unbroken, dynamic relationship with You, our Creator. Since those heroic days most of humanity has once again turned away from you seeking to live life independently from their Creator. And once again I am afraid that you have let them go, allowing them to sink deeper and deeper into the inevitable consequences of their sin understood as the wrath of God. As the world is currently falling apart we pray that you would raise up your faithful witnesses to demonstrate this new life in-Christ proclaiming to the whole world the truth of what we were originally created to be. To demonstrate the great joy and inner peace of walking with our Creator. To sound the alarm that the current trajectory of planet earth will end in death and destruction if we don’t return to our God, the Father of all creation. We humbly pray this in the powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly” (John 10:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/22/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. One day at a time. That beautiful chorus rings in our ears this morning as each of us faces our own heartaches and tremendous blessings as we journey together in a war-torn world between the sons of light and the sons of darkness. We don’t have that much time to mourn our own trials when there is always so much to keep us occupied in our fight against the enemy. The real enemy of our souls. Help us, Oh Lord to never cower in the corner or spend time licking our own wounds, rather to spend our precious time left in our struggle against the enemy who is hard at work trying to capture the souls of men and women, boys and girls. Lead us to fight the good fight of faith looking to You our Commander in Chief and keeping in step with the Spirit as we hold onto our faith that’s more precious than gold. Thank you, Lord, for both the blessings and trials that’s molding us and making us into the children we were created to be. Praise God. We pray this in the beloved Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses” (I Timothy 6:12).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/21/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We glorify your Holy Name, Oh LORD, and humbly come into thy glorious presence as the Creator of all that exists in the universe. No matter what mankind discovers or thinks he discovers in the universe we will always believe the same, our faith will not be shaken. Lately there appears to be a great race to discover extraterrestrial life in the universe. To travel among the stars and planets. To create machines that can think and mimic human behavior. It seems the more they profess themselves to be wise in their new-found discoveries the further, the larger part of humanity, pulls away from their faith in You, becoming a little more than fools. We pray, Oh Lord that you awaken your witnesses of the truth. Let them speak powerfully in our day even bringing forth miracles to open the eyes of all humanity. We pray that the faithful remnant grows stronger every day in their faith and proclamation of the truth with great courage and determination. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools” (Romans 1:22).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/20/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are amazed once again at how You use Holy Scripture to speak to us, your beloved children. It’s most difficult to really love one another over the telephone or over the internet using social media, because we are meant to extend our love face to face in person. To humbly come together allowing our true person to be seen and heard. To strip off the facade or disguise allowing others to see us as we really are. Therein is the true mark of love to accept others as You have accepted us. To extend our love to all thy beloved children as we come together in the same Spirit. To not forsake the assembly of the Saints. To truly love others as You have loved us, so that the world will know that we are your true disciples. Thank you, LORD, for coming to planet Earth to teach us these wonderful truths. Thank you for allowing us, your children, to be one with you. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another” (John 13:34).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/19/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, that we don’t need to ask the world nor its counselors when our soul is cast down. In the modern-day vernacular when we feel so depressed. Nor do we need to ask the world why we don’t feel the joy of our salvation as we did before? Thank you, LORD, for showing us that no matter how strong the emotions are, they can be stopped when we place our hope in You. When we turn to you in the quiet and solitude chamber of our hearts. Remembering the many times that you had brought us through the worst of trials. Indeed, we have discovered many times in the past that you are the health of our countenance, the well-being of our emotions, and the joy of our salvation. Oh Lord, how many times you have lifted us up no longer allowing our emotions to control us. Praise God. What joy it is to praise you again with the lips of our mouths and from within the inner sanctuary of our hearts. We pray this in the beloved Name of Jesus Christ our Lord in whom we cast all our hope. Amen
“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God” (Psalms 43:5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/18/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Oh Lord every time we open the window to the world through established news channels to the Facebook timeline or the Twitter feed keep us from growing numb. Help us to never lose our sensitivity to the what we are seeing and hearing. It’s almost like we are being conditioned to accept more lies, more hate, more vulgarity, and even worse cruelty to all forms of life with no shock to our system. How bad can it get without us not noticing it? When will it stop? We pray that all thy beloved children from around the world will turn away from everything that would offend your holiness. We pray that we would be appalled and resist this conditioning to accept this increase in evil as the new normal. Lead all your children to be the positive influence in the world by writing, speaking, and demonstrating what is good and decent. By reporting about the beauty and majesty of your Spirit in the life of your children. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance: But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy” (I Peter 1:14-16).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/17/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. You have shown us time and again that there is great power in prayer to heal and convict, to bring forth miracles both small and great. We know that there is extra power and strength when all your children from around the world enter into the Spirit and combine all their prayers as one. We pray now in the Spirit that every child of the most high God pray that great conviction would fall upon those who are destroying our planet. That all polluters of our oceans, waterways, and the air we breathe would be stopped. We pray that weapons of mass destruction would be destroyed by your powerful hand. That mountains would fall, that caves would collapse, and vehicles transporting them would be stopped. Take your vengeance upon those who are destroying your beautiful, one of kind, planet created specifically for thy beloved children. We offer up our prayers along with all the saints from around the world to Heaven. Let them ascend up before You our God. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel’s hand. And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake” (Revelation 8:4-5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/16/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We have been very long in the prayer closet today trying to interpret the vision. Thank you for showing us once again that mankind through all his various organizations will never find peace. Although they may have a temporary cessation of hostilities, they will not have true peace in the hearts of humanity. We pray that all thy beloved children would come out from the shadows and their secret organizations and be the true living Church of God by demonstrating your peace face to face in the real world. That we would be in the news every day of how we as your Church are on the front lines, on the streets, in the ghettos, and in the professional buildings teaching people how they can have true peace through reconciliation with the Father of the risen Christ. In these last days, let there be a great movement of Christ crossing the boundaries erected by sinful man to proclaim His message to a dying world. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ the Prince of Peace. Amen
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation” (II Corinthians 5:17-18).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/15/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. How glorious it is to see the sun break through the dark clouds this morning and see the sunbeam shimmer off the tree leaves gently blowing in the wind. It’s like being awakened from our slumber to your magnificent presence in our lives today when everything seems so full of gloom and doom. From the changing unpredictable weather patterns to the nature disasters around the planet. From the open hostility and madness of humanity to the anomalies happening around the globe. We can’t quite put our finger on it, but things just seem so different as if the whole world is rushing towards its demise. Thank you, Lord, for reminding us that we are not alone. Thank you for your loving presence giving us the assurance that no matter what happens in the near future you are with us. That you will never leave us or forsake us. That you will be here with us until the end of the world. We offer this prayer in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen” (Matthew 28:20).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/14/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we come humbly into our prayer closet today we know that any sin or transgression against your Holy Law is an affront to you. It can also tarnish the image of Christianity in the world and may even cause some believers to stumble. We pray, Oh LORD, that every believer would also consider the damage that can be caused in their own life for indeed sin has its consequences. We thank you LORD that if one of your dear children fall into sin and is truly remorse and repent of the trespass seeking forgiveness from the Father that we have you as our Advocate. Thank you, Lord, for your willingness to restore a fallen brother although he may still need to endure the consequences of his actions. Help all thy beloved children to continue their spiritual growth by not giving up if they stumble but continuing to put off the old life and put on the new. Thank you, Lord, that your death on the Cross paid for all our sins, past, present, and future. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world” (I John 2:1-2).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/13/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. The stress and the strains of the world at times feels as though it’s going to pull us apart. Especially when gainsayers and weak-minded people want to question the hope of every Christian forcing many into a work-related salvation. Forcing many to always question their salvation, stunting their spiritual growth, and swayed by ever wind of doctrine. Praise God that our hope is not built upon our own works or natural abilities, but upon your calling to establish us in the faith. Thank you, LORD, for your anointing and for sealing us to be protected from all those who wish to dash our hopes and from your wrath being poured out upon an unrepentant world. Thank you for giving us the Holy Spirit to dwell within our hearts whose magnificent work is growing us from one degree of glory to another. We pray for all thy beloved children sealed by your Spirit that they will not lose their eternal hope in You. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God; Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts” (II Corinthians 1:21-22).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/12/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are sorely grieved at the hate in our world from the lowest among us to the highest. As hate grows in our world so does imperfection. As a race of people every day we seem to be growing further away from what we were created to be. Instead of growing into the perfect image of our Creator the world is growing daily into the imperfect image Satan. Help us to reverse or at least slow that inevitable course by aiming for perfection. To be perfect as our Heavenly Father is perfect. Oh Lord, please show all thy beloved children the path to this perfection is love. To love You and to love one another. Help us all to be an example of this love to the world. Let every word and every deed express our love for You and for one another. For indeed, perfection is accomplished through love. Thank you, Father God, for giving us your blessed commandments to show us how to love You and how to one another. Praise God! We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect” (Matthew 5:48; please read the full context 5:43-48).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/11/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. At times our lives are a bit rough, but the rewards are great. Great rewards experienced now and in the future. Praise God. Help us, and all your beloved children to look beyond the pain and suffering. To look beyond the grief to our glorious reunion in heaven with those whom we have lost. We know that the Christian may have momentary heart ache, but they do not grieve like the world. They are not required or expected to grieve for a certain amount of time creating an emotional bubble that shuts everyone out. We may wale and cry out but it’s very short lived allowing You, the God of all comfort, to minister to our souls. Thank you, Father, for teaching us that Christians don’t suffer or grieve like the world. Indeed, every emotional and so-called psychological problem rolls off the Christian as only a momentary affliction. Then suddenly we feel the comfort of your presence and the joy of our salvation. Praise God. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God” (II Corinthians 1:3-4).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/10/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We come humbly before you very early this morning with searching hearts trying to discern all that is happening in the world. From extreme unpredictable weather to recent world events we can’t help from wondering what you’re up to. As the Alpha and the Omega, you already know what’s going to happen. Will Israel your beloved land and the old Persian empire, Iran drag the rest of the world into a global conflict? We pray that you open the eyes of all thy beloved children to know what precipitated this event if this comes to fruition. Help us to stand firm and continue to do your bidding as we try to make sense of things to come. Help us to never lose sight that ultimately you, Oh Lord, will win the Day with everyone bowing their knees in submission to you the King of Kings and Lord of Lord’s. We pray this in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God” (Romans 14:11).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/9/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Help us to stay strong in our convictions, always moving forward in the direction that you have faced us. Although we will meet resistance along the way, let it not deter us from fulfilling our mission in expanding our outreach. Help us to stay focused on our upward calling in Christ Jesus to the glory of God. Thank you, Lord, for teaching us that the Christian life is always moving forward. It never grows stagnant but continually reaches for new horizons, new methods never tried before and new relationships to help us in our mission of reaching the whole world for You. Oh LORD, we pray that all thy beloved children never limit what they can do. Help them to press on forgetting those things in the past that have pulled them down or have put doubts into their minds. Help them to fulfill their destiny, their upward calling in Christ Jesus our Lord. We pray this in the Name of our faithful Leader Jesus Christ. Amen
“Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 3:13-14).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/8/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are confronted with yet another news article on what someone said or did many years ago. This time about a well-respected Christian leader. This appears to be the new normal. To go back in time to dig up old speeches, writings and videos to find fault. To ruin the reputation of another over an inappropriate word spoken years before or past indiscretions (nothing illegal) is either highly judgmental or misunderstands the concept of spiritual growth of your children and the loving forgiveness of past trespasses. When did we turn into a nation of fault finders? We pray Father God that we would not follow the world in such damaging behavior in seeking out past wrongs and properly judge others as they are currently being changed into the glorious image of Christ. Being changed into ever increasing holiness and righteousness to the glory of God. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord” (II Corinthians 3:18).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/7/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. There are some very strange stuff going on around the world these past weeks. We are not necessarily alarmed but want to let you know that we have noticed. From sudden extreme changes in temperatures, to large sink holes. From an increase in volcano activity to earthquakes. To many other things. It’s almost like everything from politics to world events is holding its breath for another catastrophic change. We just want to let you know that we have noticed. As evil increases around the world we pray that our holiness also increases. We pray that your beloved children will not let their fear control them but allow our light to shine that much brighter. Let our praises be heard over the panic and screams of a frightened world. Let all that we do bring glory to You, Oh Lord. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ” (I Peter 1:6-7).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/6/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Oh Lord, Oh Lord, how far we have fallen, if we no longer keep up with the traditions that have been passed on to us, your beloved children. How tragic that so many of your children have exchanged the beautiful traditions with the traditions of the world. Help us to recover those old traditions taught to us by previous generations of God fearing men and women who stood firm in their faith. Who spent hours in their houses of worship and much time ministering to others face to face. How horrible that so many in our day have exchanged age old traditions in an attempt to befriend and minister to faceless strangers through hours and hours of posting and re-posting. Most often coming away empty and unfulfilled. We pray that you will give all your children faith and courage to build real face to face relationships by ministering to their needs and allowing ourselves to be ministered to. We humbly pray this in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle” (II Thessalonians 2:15).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/5/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. They are just words, but they are words from the depth of our soul, from the inner chamber of our hearts. Thank you, LORD, for the beautiful gift of thought and the verbal expression of those thoughts through the miracle of speech. Unlike our many animal friends you have given us a soul and the ability to speak our most inner thoughts. Remind us time and again to always use it to glorify You our Lord. To use it to build others up and not tear them down by always finding fault. We have seen the great power of words. The power of life and death. With You, Oh Lord even the power to create where you spoke the creation into existence. So, please Lord, let all thy beloved children see that our words are much more than just words. They have great power to do good in the world. To do good for others, which truly brings glory to your Name. We pray this and speak this in the powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be” (James 3:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/4/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. In a day when everyone is speaking and saying nothing, it is very comforting to hear your voice my LORD. Indeed, you are the good Shepherd of our souls. When you speak, you do not speak as the world. You speak softly and tenderly bringing great peace to our souls. Your voice always leads us to see things differently. To see the big picture unhindered by the gross immorality in the world. The safest place to be is in your Spirit allowing you to lead us as a Father leads His children. As the Good Shepherd leads His sheep. We pray that we will always turn a deaf ear to those who would lead us astray. Help all your beloved children to discern the voice of the evil one who is growing more powerful in our day leading many astray. We know that he can even disguise himself as an angel of light making empty promises to entrap your children. Although some of your children may be temporarily fooled, we praise You that no one can take them out of your hands. We pray this in the Holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand” (John 10:27-28).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/3/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As I enter my prayer closet this morning my prayer is very personal in that I am sorely grieved at how shallow the faith is of so many who claim to be mature Christians. Thank you, LORD, for being the rock of my salvation. When the world is upside down, where faith is lacking in so many, you are my Rock. When Satan cast his fiery darts to doubt humanities ability to grasp the whole truth you are my shield. When I witness supposed strong people believing the lies spread by the enemy you are my high tower in which I take refuge. If the whole world turns against thee I will continue to trust in You, the horn of my salvation. As trials and tribulations enter my life I have the assurance that you will bring me through it making me stronger than before. I have put my trust in you alone. You have always saved me from all manner of violence, delivered me from every storm. I pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence” (II Samuel 22:3).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/2/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We pray, Oh Lord that you teach us and our national leaders humility. In humility to learn how to accept the advice and counsel from others. In humility to consider others better than ourselves. Let us, nor our national leaders be lifted-up in pride like the devil who thought that he needed no counsel from anyone other than himself as he sought to be above the God of heaven. We have seen such pride in our national leaders and even among young Christians, both inexperienced in their new roles. We have witnessed their boasting and bragging, speaking of their great wisdom and knowledge needing no counsel from others. If not careful, they will fall into the same condemnation of the devil. We pray that they will not be destroyed but truly humbled by You. That they will realize how much they don’t know and how pride has blinded them of this truth. We pray this in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil” (I Timothy 3:6).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 5/1/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, for teaching us that we can and should worship you seven days a week not just on Saturday or Sunday. For indeed true worship is done in the Spirit and in truth daily. It does not negate the public assembly of the saints on the Lord’s Day. Thank you for showing us it’s much easier to access the Spirit in the quiet and solitude of our prayer closet rather than the public assembly, but not impossible, if we all come together in the same Spirit. We pray that all thy beloved children will experience the great joy of worshiping you in the Spirit where we can truly feel your presence. Where we can feel your words flood our souls and minister to our spirits. Where everything in this noisy world is no longer a distraction. Where we lose track of all time. Where we fall-down in humility recognizing you as our one true God, the Creator of all that exists. Where we can feel as though we have been caught up to heaven in the Spirit, with tears of great joy in our hearts. Praise God. We pray that all thy children will experience true worship daily. We pray this in the loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth” (John 4:24).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/30/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We have entered very early into our prayer closed today with an open and meditative spirit. Oh Lord, how long have we been calling evil good? Perhaps the great reversal has been coming now for nearly sixty years since the early sixties. Some have called it future shock. Yet you, Oh Lord have spoken about it for thousands of years where we are now seeing it come into fruition. Seeing it come as a silent killer overtaking everything called righteous and good by calling it evil. Is this the precursor to a world-wide persecution of Christians? And the evil among us is now being seen by so many as the good. We pray that you open the eyes of all thy beloved children from around the world to see what is happening. Help us all to see that by embracing the evil by giving them their rights and freedoms to exploit their evil we have called evil good. God forbid. We pray all thy children stand only for truth and righteousness. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter” (Isaiah 5:20)!
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/29/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. From the beginning of our ministry we have been conscious of the fact that we must represent You well in our conversation with others. It would be a great tragedy if we ever caused others to stumble or to miss an opportunity for reconciliation to You, our Sovereign. This was so much easier when all our conversations were face to face, but now things are so much different. Face to face conversations have been exchanged for internet chat where words alone can be greatly misunderstood. We pray, Oh Lord that all your beloved children would take special care with everything they write or post knowing how easy it can be misunderstood. Let us pray in the Spirit about everything we write or post asking ourselves does it represent You well? Does it build up the Kingdom or does it pridefully seek to build up ourselves or the world? We are ALL ambassadors for Christ, help us to act that way. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God” (II Corinthians 25:20).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/28/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We can’t even think about entering another day without coming through our prayer closet first. A time to re-evaluate our lives as we stand before you, the Lord of all creation. A time to allow you alone to set new priorities. To help us accomplish what’s really important for the Kingdom. Help us not rush ahead or lag behind but to keep in step with thy indwelling Spirit. We pray that we never complain but always rejoice in the life you’ve given us. That we always bring glory to your Name, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. We have become witnesses of the World rushing headlong into the abyss. Give us a strong voice to penetrate their hard of hearing. Great stamina to withstand the pull of fallen humanity as it’s swept away by the tide of deception. A loving heart for those in distress. Help us along with thy faithful remnant to be faithful witnesses of the truth. We pray this in the mighty Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth” (Revelation 11:3).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/27/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. I love you Lord and praise your Holy Name. Thank you for my life of 72 years. My greatest joy and thankfulness is my new life that you have given to me so precious in every way. Although I have had heartaches from being treated unjustly and from my own mistakes in life, you, Oh Lord have always been there to lift me up. To encourage me with your still small voice. To give me direction from thy anointed Word, the Bible. Most of all I want to thank you today for your magnificent love that fills my soul. A love that comes directly from you through the Spirit and for your love that comes through others. On this day of remembrance of my birth-date I want to thank you for my loving parents who nurtured me and for my loving soul mate who has made me whole. Thank you, Lord. It is in the Name of Jesus Christ my Lord I pray. Amen
“Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations” (Jeremiah 1:5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/26/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We have been on the receiving end of people telling a lie or people simply repeating the lie that they heard from others. Either way it can have devastating consequences. Our hearts are so grieved when these lies have removed the safety restraints from our loved ones causing them physical harm. Lies that no doubt where told to us because of monetary gain. We pray that you give us wisdom in confronting these liars so that we don’t fall into the same trap of lying and manipulation. That we continue in all manner of righteousness. Lead us not to make any threats or become overbearing in our demeanor. Put thy holy words within our mouths to restore these people and their company to the rightful position of only speaking the truth. We pray that you bring conviction to the hearts of all the decision makers. We thank you Heavenly Father that our loved one was kept from serious injury. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted” (Galatians 6:1).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/25/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Forgive us, Oh Lord if we your beloved children ever complain publicly, yet don’t follow it up with public praises once you have delivered us from our problems. Yes, no matter how righteous we believe ourselves to be we will always have problems in this fallen world. From momentary afflictions to our health to others who greatly disappoint us with their lies and faithlessness. Yet you, Oh Lord have always been faithful by bringing us quick deliverance from physical and mental anguish. You have been faithful to bring quiet conviction to those who have disappointed us. So, remind all thy blessed children to give you public praise when you come through for us. No matter how dark it gets we rejoice in knowing that the marvelous light always comes quickly to thy children who believe. We praise your Holy Name with great joy in our hearts. We pray this in the Name of our beloved Lord Jesus Christ. Amen
“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light” (I Peter 2:9).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/24/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we meditate in our prayer closest today we know in our spirit that there is this tremendous pull within the hearts of humanity to find something greater than themselves. Something outside themselves to solve all their problems. To unite the entire human race together as one. We have seen many examples of this not unlike the ancient story of the Tower of Babel. There is an incredible desire to find intelligent life in the universe, but it will not fulfill their longing for a god to rule over them making everything alright. There is an unbelievable desire to construct artificial intelligence (AI), but it will not fulfill their longing for a god to rule over them making everything better. It breaks our heart that they cannot accept the One true God that’s been here all the time. We pray that you open the eyes of all humanity so that they can see that there is no other God but You. A God that has made Himself close through the indwelling Holy Spirit. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me” (Isaiah 45:5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/23/2018
Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Help us to never forget to honor and respect your Holy Name. In both our conversations and in our thoughts. We believe that most Christians can sense the increase in the demonic influence felt so strong among the world’s population. While some are thinking about the end of the world today along with the rapture of your saints, we believe most are just concerned about the increase in evil and the pollution of our home, planet Earth. We pray that every hour of every day that we guard our thoughts ready to cast out all thoughts that would not be pleasing to thy most Holy Name. We pray that all our conversations vocally and in writing stay focused on what’s holy and righteous being careful not to allow the enemy to interject his lies through false prophecy. Help all thy beloved children to remember the truth of thy Holy Word and not be so easily led astray by fables and prophets of doom. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God” (II Thessalonians 2:3-4).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/22/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Oh Lord, we cry out to you with great pain and anguish for what’s happening in our corner of the world. It’s like the world has gone crazy! When a young father holding his child in his lap at dinner is stabbed in the throat and when a half nude man this morning walks into another restaurant and kills four people. We could go and on with all that’s been happening, but you already know the problem. We go forth every day as a weeping farmer spreading your precious seed with much falling on deaf ears and hearts in captivity to the enemy. We pray Father that some of your precious seed take root in the hearts of men, women and children so that they can escape the captivity to their many emotional and psychological problems caused by the rejection of your blessed truth. Oh Lord, let them receive your Word and not the lies of the devil. Let them experience the new life that you freely offer to all that believe. Although we are weeping and crying now for the world we know in time we will reap in great joy as new converts break off the shackles of the enemy and allow your mighty Word to sprout forth within their tender hearts. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“They that sow in tears shall reap in joy” (Psalms 126:5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/21/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we approach your throne of grace our hearts are so grieved this morning. We are so grieved at how old age and disease have disfigured and robbed so many of your beautiful children of their minds. Yet we are more grieved that so many of your beloved children have exchanged their beautiful spirits for the ugly embrace of sin. We plead with you dear Lord to open their eyes and let them see what they are doing. Let them see that their continued desire to look upon the sins of this world has caused them to grow insensitive to the sin. The more they gaze upon it the more insensitive they become. This is proven at how many times they have shared the ugliness of sin on their social media with the excuse that people need to know. Open their eyes and let them see, Oh Lord, that we already know. We don’t need to see it and hear it again and again. Oh, how we long for the beauty and purity of heaven. We pray this in the most Holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy” (I Peter 1:15-16).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/20/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. With the many things to do and decisions to be made today, we desire most to be with you. To feel your presence. To hear your words in our spirit. So, we as your beloved children put everything to the side forcing ourselves not to think about it. Not to think about anything but to be in your loving presence. As we seek you today and every day with an undivided heart we always have the confidence that you will be there. We always call upon thee, with a soft voice not by yelling, first desiring thy presence before we start telling you our concerns or the intercession for others. Without your presence then our prayers are only stuck within ourselves. Thank you, Father, for your beautiful promise that when we seek you with ALL our heart then you will be here, and our prayers will take on a whole new shape. For then we shall truly pray as we should. The hidden crevices of our hearts will be exposed to thy Spirit always giving us what we need to communicate with you properly. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart” (Jeremiah 29:12-13).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/19/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We come humbly before you today with grievous hearts for our brothers and sisters who have fallen down. Who are at the ends of their proverbial rope. Who have cried out to us for help. Before we rush in attempting to solve all their problems becoming their knight in shining armor, we feel compelled to let you lead in the matter. Give us, wisdom dear Lord to know how to proceed. To ask you first what’s best for their tragic circumstances. We know ultimately, they may need a stronger relationship with you. That they may need to repent of a great many things. We don’t want to circumvent the circumstances as if they never existed. Nor do we want to necessarily follow their lead making their circumstances comfortable, but we do want to follow your lead and do what is best for them. So, each of us lift our fallen brothers and sisters up to you asking that you guide us in making the right decisions for their benefit and not ours. We stand ready to serve you by serving others. We pray this in the gracious and loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister” (Hebrews 6:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/18/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. The music from your presence floods our souls knowing that nothing can separate us from your love. Although we know at times Satan tries to flood our minds with ugly and unrighteous thoughts, we have it in our power to cast it out immediately with no harm to us. A mighty power that you haven given to each of your beloved children. When anxiety, depression, loneliness or any other emotional problems come knocking on the door of our heart we know that we have it within our power to turn it around immediately. Praise God! Nothing can separate us from your love and peace. A wonderful peace that defies understanding. When other problems arise from dealing with hateful or insensitive people to financial problems, we can take it in stride through the magnificent faith that you’ve given to us. From health problems to trials and tribulations we are convinced that nothing can separate us from your love. A love that always ministers to our soul. So, in our prayer today, we want to say, thank you. We love you too. We pray this in the powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38-39).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/17/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As your beloved children we always want to please you above all things. You, Oh Lord have truly put that desire in each of our hearts. We pray that you will lead all of us to no longer walk in the darkness of this world following their news accounts and participating in their mean-spirited behavior. Lead us to always walk in the light of your glory as children of the light. Let thy Spirit within us produce its fruit of goodness, righteousness and truth. Thank you for teaching us that as children of light we must produce this spiritual fruit at all times where every action of ours is only good, righteous and of the truth. Let it be done, Oh Lord so that we can know what is acceptable. So, we can prove what pleases you in all that we do. Let us never be the spreader of darkness (evil stories of gossip and vulgarity) but only those things that consist of the light. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light: (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;) Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord” (Ephesians 5:8-10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/16/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As the clock ticks away, we are not any closer to formulating a prayer. We have been in the prayer closet for some time now where we can feel strongly what we should pray but find it most difficult to put into words. As many of our political and religious leaders in great pride are making a large splash upon the world scene we feel as though their impact is short lived as a boulder is dropped straightaway into a pond, leaving no lasting effect. On the other hand, we pray that your true servants with all humility continue to follow your lead by always giving you the glory in all we do becoming more like the small rock skipping across the pond making a larger effect on time and eternity. We pray that you will keep all your beloved children humble, quick to give you the honor and glory for our good works. Let us never run ahead of you trying to change the whole world in our own strength thereby giving the devil an opportunity. Let us never receive the glory that is due you. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/15/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Lord, for showing us that every true believer in Christ has a tremendous desire to do your will. A true mark of Christianity in these last days when you separate the sheep from the goats. Deep within every believer there is the desire to live only for you. Not for the world. Not for our political affiliation. Not for our entertainment or our enjoyments, but for you. For the love of Christ constrains us to live our new life in service to you. We are on fire to do your will even if we look like a fool or mocked by the world. We do it mostly out of our love for you and partly knowing that to do your will, will allow us to see everything work together for good. Either way we always feel led or constrained to do your will and a longing to be around others who have the same desire. Thank you, Lord, for separating the sheep from the goats and protecting us from the wolf. We pray this in the beloved Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again” (II Corinthians 5:14-15).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/14/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are reminded that no matter how much your servants grow older or weaker physically they continue to grow stronger in every other way. Our minds are sharper, our emotions are controlled, and our spirit grows stronger day by day. What can we say about our joy, Oh Lord? We enjoy the simple things in life; the early mornings with you before the sun breaks through the clouds, the cool breeze as it drifts through the open windows and the memories of our walk together. Our spirits are renewed as we think of a favorite verse in your all sufficient Word that encourages our hearts and brings a melody to our souls. As the pagan world continues its decline crying evermore from the pain and agony of their tattered spirits caused by an array of emotional and psychological problems our spirits are renewed daily in you Oh LORD. Thank you, Lord, for renewing our spirits. We pray this in the most loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day” (II Corinthians 4:16).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/13/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We can all see it coming from the exposure of corrupt politicians to fake news; from wars to rumors of war; and, from violent changes in the weather to an unbelievable quest for something beyond ourselves in artificial intelligence to the extraterrestrial. We pray that you would help all your beloved children to stay focused on what’s important and not chase after every false prophet most of them doing it to fleece the flock. We pray that all would spend their time and energy building relationships by loving one another deeply from the heart. Doing so by looking beyond the surface to the depth of their burdens, their struggles and their most cherished desires. Learning how to love one another with a pure and undivided heart. Loving one another with no ulterior motives. Allowing You to love others though us. We pray this is the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently” (I Peter 1:22).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/12/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We pray, Oh LORD that you give your beloved children great discernment in these last days. Help them to discern the difference between reporting the news and being a talebearer or gossip. Help us all to see that the reporting of an historical event for our enlightenment and protection is way different than reporting the personal affairs of others for the purpose of slander. To uncover secrets from an untold source should be a red flag that real news has been exchanged for gossip, backbiting or slander. We pray that we as your children will never spread this so-called news among our friends by sharing on social media or face to face. If we must share lead us all only to share your truth on how to live holy in an unrighteous world. Give us ears, Oh Lord to hear what the Spirit says through the anointed Word. To spread only the truth and not the lies of the devil. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips” (Proverbs 20:19).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/11/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. You are the only constant in our lives. When others disappoint us, we know that you always have our best interest at heart. You have always upheld us with the right hand of your righteousness. You are there in the early mornings or late at night. You are always willing to meet with us at any time through the Spirit. You never leave us alone to face our pain and suffering. You never sleep. Thank you, LORD, for allowing us to cry out to you at any time day or night. We find great comfort in listening to you, feeling your presence to strengthen and help us to see things the way you do for we are not dismayed. You have given eyes to our hearts so that we can feel what you feel. So that we can participate in the divine nature. We find great comfort in knowing that you are also listening to us. Listening to the deep groaning of our hearts knowing how we truly feel. Discerning our problems and giving us solutions. Praise God. We pray this in the loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness” (Isaiah 41:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/10/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, for reminding us of the great and precious promises given to us in faith at our calling. As the world gets even more evil and the pressure of Satan’s hold on the earth becomes stronger we must remember the promises. The promise to give us everything we need for life and godliness. The promise to make us into a new creation. The promise to allow us to participate in the divine nature. We pray especially hard for all thy beloved children to remember these great and precious promises. To resist the lies of the devil that teaches that the promises are not valid thereby leading the entire world into bondage to his counsel and drugs. We pray, Oh Lord that you give your faithful remnant great strength to stand against this lie by teaching the truth. We pray that once they taste the tremendous joy of participating in the divine nature that they will lead others to do the same through faith. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust” (II Peter 1:4).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/9/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. In all humility, not thinking of ourselves more importantly than we should, teach us how to bear the burden of others. When others struggle in a particular sin help us stay in the Spirit as we restore them with a gentle rebuke helping them to see the gravity of their trespass. Helping them to see that a man reaps what he sows. Helping them to see how a sin can cause them many and various problems including physical, emotional and psychological suffering. Thank you, Father, for impressing upon us to not use the cellphone in public places but to look up and make eye contact, ready to listen and make a difference in someone else’s life. Ready to bear the burden of others and thus fulfill the law of Christ. We pray that all thy beloved children would not use social media as an excuse for not interacting with others in the real world who desperately need your love. Who need deliverance from the sin that is destroying them. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/8/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We lay our lives before you today seeking your wisdom in all our decisions. We ask LORD that you reset our priorities putting you first in everything. Teach all thy beloved children how to fear you for the desire is there but the knowledge is lacking. The more we know you the more we fear you. A godly fear of wanting to please thee. The more we know you the more we love you. It is so sad that many who claim to be your children know the world more than they know you. They can quote everything going on in the world, but they can’t speak about what’s going on with You. We pray that we would all spend more time getting to know you instead of just knowing about you. As we meditate long upon thy Holy Word in the Spirit we pray that we will draw ever closer to you allowing you to give us wisdom for living in this world. Wisdom in all our relationships doing what’s best for you and what’s best for others. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding” (Proverbs 9:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/7/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, for showing us a more excellent way. A way that can bind up old wounds. A way that can overlook past hurts and grievous insults. A way to strengthen relationships. Thank you, LORD, for teaching us the way of love that is greater than all the other gifts. We have all in times past sought the other gifts as supreme glorying in the fact that we were using our unique Spiritual gifts to build the kingdom of God. Even today most of thy beloved children see a greater value in the gift of prophecy than all the other gifts, while neglecting the higher gift of love. To bring true glory to you Oh Lord is to use whatever gifts that you have given us but to always make the gift of love paramount in our lives. For without true self-giving love all the other gifts are useless in bringing glory to your Name. We pray that you help us to always remember this truth and recognize the power of love. We pray this in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way” (I Corinthians 12:31).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/6/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, for teaching us how to pray. When nothing comes from the Spirit and heaven seems silent then we have not properly shut the door to our prayer closet. When the many problems generated by those around us continuously flood our mind then we have not properly shut the door to our prayer closet. When we allow the many distractions around us to interrupt our thoughts then we have not properly shut the door to our prayer closet. Once we have done so, allowing ourselves to be immersed in thy Spirit, then can we hear the voice from heaven. Then can we pray as we ought. Then instantly all our priorities change. We can see what’s really important and what we should pray about. Oh, what a tremendous blessing it is to pray to thee in secret and then receive our blessing openly. To feel thy loving presence putting our feet back on the right path in our Christian journey. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly” (Matthew 6:6).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/5/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We are so grieved Father as we enter our prayer closet today. We see so many people who claim to be your children running ahead of you by saying things that they should not. Their pride has caused them to become blind proclaiming things from their own vain imagination. What breaks our hearts, Oh Lord is how this has unsettled so many, causing even more confusion among thy beloved children. We pray that all thy children will learn to keep in step with the Spirit and only speak what they are led to say. Any more than that comes from the devil. On the other hand, what a blessing it is to see others wait upon you in all humility before speaking allowing you to give eyesight to those once blind. Indeed, it is better to speak one word that’s the truth than a thousand words that’s a lie. Furthermore, to post a lie on Social Media is the same as speaking a lie. Thank you, Lord, for giving us eyesight by keeping in step with the Spirit. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind” (John 9:39).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/4/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We cry out to you, Oh Lord, to deliver all your beloved children from their pain. Some caused by a debilitating disease or simply the agonizing pain of old age. We pray that you will deliver thy children from their tormentors or simply those who love to take advantage of our good heart. We pray that you will continue to strengthen our faith believing that no matter how bad it gets that you are here with us going through the same thing. Believing that one day soon you will return and right all wrongs. We know that you will come back in your time and not ours giving everyone a chance to repent of their many sins and their rebellious hearts. Although we know that your wrath from heaven is meant to open their eyes and not to destroy them, we believe that you will shield us from thy wrath using the trials and tribulations to strengthen our faith. Praise God. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth? (Luke 18:7-8)
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/3/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are nearly overwhelmed with your thoughts that are so much higher than ours. You have impressed upon us that everything is going according to thy plan. That we must stand back as your people did at the Red Sea to witness your great power. Thank you for teaching us anew that we must not run ahead of you or lag behind, but to always be ready to proclaim the powerful yet simple Gospel to all as you give us liberty. To speak it, to write it or sing it believing that even if it falls like the rain on rocky ground it will not return void. That it will have power to convert the hardest and vilest sinner. That it has power to convert the most devout person of another religion who seeks our destruction. We must believe that the proclamation of your pure Word from your mouth has great power. That it will not return void, but accomplish its goal to build your everlasting Kingdom. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it” (Isaiah 55:11).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/2/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, for your great and precious promises in the Bible given to all your children who have faith. Although we all may have a longing for your promises to be fulfilled in our lives, we must also sincerely seek the promises in faith. From the very beginning of our walk many, if not most, have sought the promise to become righteous in a very unrighteous world. To put feet to this desire we pray that you will help us to be much more selective on what we gaze upon, what we view on videos and what we read. With information coming at us at the speed of light on 24-hour news, a proliferation of new videos and the timeline on social media it has made it most difficult for thy children. We pray that they would spend more time reading, watching and studying the truth from thy Holy Word and less time chasing the latest stories and gossip coming at them from the world. Let us all strive for righteousness so that we might be filled. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled” (Matthew 5:6).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 4/1/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As the entire Christian world arises early this morning to remember together the sightings of our Savior Jesus Christ made alive from the grave by the hand of God we experience anew the joy of our faith. We have not seen with our physical eyes, yet we have believed through faith which has brought us even greater joy. To have our spiritual eyes opened through faith is an even greater miracle experienced by countless people throughout the centuries. As the door of faith has been opened wide for your beloved children we pray that we will walk in this faith with great boldness for the entire world to see. Let us proclaim loudly that we have seen the resurrection with the eyes of faith and believe. For indeed a silent faith is no faith at all. We pray that on this Easter morn that the joy of Christ’ resurrection will be in the hearts and upon the faces of all thy beloved children. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed” (John 20:29).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/31/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As true children of God we always long to shine as bright lights in a very dark world. Yet, if your children are honest they will admit that their complaining and arguing always dulls that light. Their complaints are plastered all over social media and becomes a large part of their prayer meetings. And if they are not complaining then they are arguing to stand firm on their small opinions. How sad that we live in a world that can no longer deal with their pain and suffering thus creating the opioid epidemic that’s ravaging our nation. We pray that you would teach us how to suffer in silence trusting you to comfort us in all our affliction and if necessary calling for the elders of the church. Lead us, Oh LORD to stop trying to win every argument, but be happy only to state the truth allowing your Spirit to bring forth the needed conviction. Above all cause thy beloved children to be once again bright shining lights always rejoicing and blessing others without complaining or arguing. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Do all things without murmurings and disputings. That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world” (Philippians 2:14-15).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/30/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Father God, that there will come a time when we will be fully known not only to ourselves but to others. The fading pictures and images of social media will be replaced with seeing one another face to face. The many faces that people put on to hide who they really are will fall off and all will be intimately known. The fear of being fully known and exposed for all to see face to face will be tempered with love. We pray Father that your beloved children will drop the mask and the many faces they put on allowing themselves to be fully known. Truly the power of love will remove the ugly tarnishes of the old sin nature. When the perfect comes we will only see others in love as we too are being seen. We pray that all your beloved children put off the ugly face of pretension and put on the glorious face of love allowing themselves to be fully known as we press on together in our upward calling in Christ Jesus our Lord. We pray this is the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known” (I Corinthians 13:12).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/29/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Lord for without the Spirits help it would be impossible to pray as we ought. It’s so sad that so many of the public and private prayers from your children are made up of empty platitudes and memorized sayings. Help us to never say one word unless it comes from the Spirit who is our helper in prayer. On our own we truly do not know how to pray as we should. So, teach all thy beloved children to quietly wait upon the Spirit before rushing into vocalizing their prayers with canned sayings or a long list of requests. Teach them to allow the Spirit to guide them in their prayers according to thy will. What tremendous glory it is to allow You to speak through us speaking those things that are so deep within our hearts that they cannot be expressed without your help. As we release those things to you it brings great tears of joy to our hearts. For indeed nothing is hidden from thee. All is exposed leading us to pray as we ought. Even our intercession for others is so different. Praise God. We pray this in the loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered” (Romans 8:26).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/28/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As thunder continues to roar in the background and as rain falls once again we are mindful of your great power. As lightning strikes within a few miles of our location we are reminded of your love and protection of thy beloved children. We are reminded of your providential care for us your end time saints. In a world that appears to be falling apart partly because of sinful humanity and partly because of your wrath being poured out on an unrighteous world, we stand firm in your righteousness and obedience to your commands. Even if we your saints are affected by the calamities or stricken by one of the many diseases plaguing our planet we stand in the assurance that it’s not your wrath, but simply the trials and tribulations that we must endure to strengthen our faith. If it be a trial, a tribulation or persecution we pray that we never complain, but lift our heads high proclaiming to the world that we belong to you; that we are the end time saints. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus” (Revelation 14:12).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/27/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. In any impending calamity we your beloved Church always fall down before you our Majesty on High. Thank you, Father, that our combined prayers always ascend to you as incense before your throne purified by the One making intercession for all the Saints. Thank you that these prayers are of such great importance to you that there is silence in heaven while a Heavenly response is readied. Praise God that all the power of heaven will be cast to Earth in response to our prayers. Although this blessed Scripture may appear to be one static event in Christian history, we believe that it teaches a dynamic occurrence throughout all Church history, demonstrating your loving response to our prayers to overcome the enemy of our souls and all that stands in the way of the furtherance of your Kingdom here on Earth. We pray that you will continue to strengthen all thy beloved children to overcome every obstacle thrown in our way by the enemy who does not want our ministry to succeed. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel’s hand” (Revelation 8:4; please read entire context 8:1-5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/26/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. I am deeply grieved as I enter my prayer closet this morning realizing that there is no honor in our fallen world. None whatsoever. How tragic. There is no honor for those in power. There is no honor for one another. There is no honor for our God in Heaven. We cry out to you, Oh Lord our magnificent and glorious King, asking what happened. We feel as though this will be our undoing. Along with dishonor there is no godly fear of You. We pray that you will raise up honorable men and women that will demonstrate true honor for You and for one another. Open their eyes so that they can see that a lack of honor is caused by a lack of true self-giving love. We have seen the opposite with negative and hateful reporting. Always looking for the worst in others. We fear that it won’t be long before they start looking for the worst in you and if they can’t find any, which they can’t, they will make it up. Have pity on this fallen world dear LORD. We pray this in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king” (I Peter 2:17).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/25/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. “Fear not” is a refrain that has echoed down through the centuries. Thank you, LORD, that you did not come riding a horse of war but riding on the colt of an ass to bring peace. To bring peace to the hearts of men and women. To all who believe. We pray, Oh Lord that you would open the eyes of the people so that they can see the real enemy who comes to destroy with his drugs and his lying counsel. We pray that on this Palm Sunday a special day of remembrance that all your beloved children would accept this peace that you want to bring to their hearts. A peace that defies understanding. The constant turmoil in their hearts can be replaced with a calm spirit. The unending stress can be replaced with the assurance that everything will work out. That all their deep seated emotional problems could be vaporized, if they only accept their King riding on the colt of an ass as their Savior. To believe that He has the power to make all things new. To believe that this Prince of Peace can give them a new life where old thing pass away. Praise God. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus our Lord. Amen
“And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written, Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass’s colt” (John 12:14-15).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/24/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. I sense in my Spirit that things are going very fast now. In the blink of an eye we are seeing the change in the administration, our government, and the increased stress in the world. All we can do is fall down before you, our LORD, desiring to draw ever closer to you. We don’t want to waste our time, like so many, trying to figure out where we are on the timeline of end time history. On the other hand, we want to spend every waking moment doing your will, touching as many people as we can with the Gospel. The Gospel of healing and restoration. Showing them how to put on the new life in Christ. Thank you, LORD, for the dear brothers and sisters that you have brought close, to serve with me in the ministry. What a blessing to see them so quick to always give you the glory for all their work in the ministry. As the clock has just speeded up help all thy beloved children to redeem the time. We pray this is the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil” (Ephesians 5:15-16).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/23/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are mindful of those who call upon the Name of Jesus yet suffer greatly. They suffer from mental anguish and deep emotional problems. While others suffer greatly under the weight of new diseases sweeping our planet. We pray, Oh LORD, that you will not allow thy beloved children to lay in the ruins of their own misery. Although most of them have trusted in the power and might of the professionals of this age to cure their problems, we know that it’s not by this earthly power that will save thy beloved children but through thy Spirit. We pray that you will increase their faith to trust in you alone to build up thy glorious Church for which we are. Using our trials and tribulations to strengthen our faith and not destroy it. No matter how much we suffer let it be to the glory of God becoming ever stronger in You allowing our light to shine ever so brightly in a very dark world. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts” (Zechariah 4:6).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/22/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As followers of your Son, Jesus Christ, thank you Father that we have been given beautiful examples of His holy life. Examples that we have followed, thus giving us a closer walk with thee. We pray that all thy beloved children will follow the practice of withdrawing to a lonely place to pray. A place of quiet and solitude. A place and time that should be guarded from all intrusions, scheduled appointments and other activities. If we need to spend two hours or three let it be so until we have entered fully into the Spirit having a blessed communion with You, Oh Lord. We pray that all would respect these quiet times by not interfering with this most sacred activity. An activity that gives us our daily marching orders. To dig deeper into thy Holy Word written down in our Bibles and brought to our memories by the Holy Spirit. To bring great joy in the life of the believer. Yes, help us to guard our quiet time in our proverbial closet. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed” (Luke 5:16).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/21/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We are profoundly humbled and blessed that you have chosen to dwell with us, to make your abode with us. Help us, we pray, that we will always remember this throughout the day and every day that you are here with us, dwelling with us through thy Holy Spirit. Our love for you compels us to keep all thy words. We pray that we do it at all times so that we don’t grieve our Holy Resident – the Spirit of God. To ignore your presence and doing what pleases us, contrary to thy Holy Word, will truly grieve you making our life most difficult. Let us, we pray, always experience the joy of our salvation by walking in the Spirit and not gratifying the desires of the flesh. A tremendous joy experienced in the midst of our worst physical pain. An inner joy that’s indescribable. Thank you, Father, for giving to us what the unbelieving world cannot receive. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him” (John 14:23).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/20/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We weep this morning for our children, our grandchildren, and for all our relatives that don’t know you. Some have listened to our witness while others have openly spurned it. We pray that they all could see the great joy of our relationship with You and the blessed hope we have. The hope of eternal life in Heaven with You. The hope of a new life that’s being recreated now into the perfect image of your Son, Jesus Christ. The hope that we will never be tested or suffer beyond what we can handle. The hope that You are always with us through the Holy Spirit; that you will never leave us or forsake us. We pray that you will give all your beloved children the courage and love to share this blessed hope with all their children, their grandchildren and all their relatives. We pray that they will do it with meekness and fear. We pray that they do so now, for the time is short. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear” (I Peter 3:15).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/19/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We lay before you this morning prostrate in the Spirit waiting for you to speak to us. There is nothing more important to us, your beloved children, than hearing your voice. A voice that brings us great joy and assurance that we are still at the center of your will. As the incompetence of others take their toll on us in so many different ways we long to know that we are still in the center of your will. As the incompetence of others affect the wellbeing of those whom we love, we long to hear the voice of assurance from you, Oh Lord that you will intervene. Although incompetence may be a sign of the times, we finally hear thy voice that we must continue to bear with others in Christian love believing that you will right all wrongs in your time and not ours. Thank you, LORD, for allowing us to hear your voice in our spirit that brings us such great joy. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness” (Colossians 3:13-14).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/18/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Father God, for molding us and making us into the perfect image of thy beloved Son. Along life’s journey we have learned that fastening onto a favorite doctrine at the exclusion of others is not your will. To judge others on a lesser doctrine that does not affect our salvation is more of a sign of pride and immaturity than humility and Spiritual growth. We pray that you will continue to teach us, Oh Lord to not be so eager to select a favorite doctrine or our small opinions to judge others with creating greater confusion and hostility among thy children. On the other hand, teach us to embrace all thy beautiful teachings in humility knowing that we are not yet made perfect. Remind us all to put they Sacred Scripture into its proper scriptural and historical context. Above all let us aim for perfection by putting on the higher gift of love. We pray this in the beloved Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?” (James 4:12)
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/17/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Help us Father God not to grow bitter towards the uneducated fool whose vocabulary is limited to four letter foul words. They too have a soul. Although it may be taken captive for a time by the prince of darkness, we should continue to reach out in love with God’s powerful witness, the only thing that can break the bonds of the evil one. As the whole world is being made ready to be swept up by the power of the evil one, let us not give up hope believing that the Righteous One will prevail. Even if this evil power is manifested in miracles, signs and wonders to lead the entire world astray giving their united allegiance to him, we as your beloved children with our names already written in the Lamb’s Book of Life will overcome the beast. We pray, Oh Lord that You strengthen all of us with this hope. Not to withdraw and hide, but to speak boldly in the powerful Name of Jesus who still has the power to save the most evil and foul person to a life of love and righteousness. We pray this in the Blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live” (Revelation 13:12-14).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/16/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are mindful of what we heard you say to Saul on the road to Damascus, “It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.” It is You, Oh Lord, that is ultimately directing our path. As the farmer directs the ox with pricks you are directing us. If the ox kicks against the pricks it only causes him greater pain, so help us to learn this lesson and not kick against your pricks directing us on the path we should go. If we resist your directing us it will only cause us greater pain and suffering. When things happen that causes us great pain let it drive us to the throne of grace seeking your counsel and direction. Teach all thy beloved children to let go of their pride and allow you to direct their lives. Open their eyes dear Lord so that they can see your will and direction for their lives. Thank you LORD for always leading us properly down the path of righteousness if we don’t kicks against the pricks (resist your leading). We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks” (Acts 9:5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/15/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We pray Father that we will not be carried away by the foolish debates in the world but help us to stay focused always on your truth. Forgive us, Oh Lord where we have followed the world in these foolish debates which almost always divides people into waring camps. As facts and figures are thrown at one another at lightning speed to prove their point they typically miss the higher truth. Help us to look beyond these petty arguments to see the heart of others taken captive by the enemy to do his bidding. To turn our minds away from you. To focus on earthly things and not the Spiritual truths that can bind us all together in love. We pray that all thy beloved children will withdraw from things that separate and concentrate on those things that unite us together in Christ. Let us seek together the higher wisdom in Christ. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake” (Acts 6:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/14/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we are mindful of how important hope is for all thy beloved children. When hope is deferred, is no longer accessed, is no longer the driving force in our life then we have experienced a deep dark sickness in our hearts. Let all thy children return to the true Counselor of their lives in their time of depression and a sick heart. Help them to gird up their loins and return to the living hope given to them by their risen Lord. The hope of their salvation. The hope of their new life in Christ. A life of joy and purpose. For when the hope is realized it’s like a tree of life. We pray Father that we will always walk in this hope looking beyond are present difficulties to the bright light of your glory that’s making us into the perfect image of your beloved Son. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life” (Proverbs 13:12).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/13/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We pray Father God that you continue to help us to keep a tight rein on our mouth. We see so much happening in our world as if the scales have fallen off our eyes allowing us to really see. Not just what’s on the surface but much deeper. Down to the motives and the inner workings of those in power allowing us to see those things coming soon upon this world. Yet you have taught us that not all things are permissible to talk about. You have impressed upon us that you alone, Oh Lord are the true Spirit of prophecy. That we must wait before we speak until you alone have given us permission to do so. We pray that all thy beloved children would truly learn to have a tight rein on their mouths and only speak when you lead them to do so. Not only for the prophetic but also in every other area of their lives. Lead them to think things through before they speak and make sure that they have permission from you so as not to add to the confusion in the world. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain” (James 1:26).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/12/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Before the breaking of the early morning sun the skies look ominously white with a chill in the air as we approach the throne of grace. Oh, how we long for your presence as our memories are flooded with bygone years of serving in thy assembled church. The assembly of the saints for the purpose of receiving and giving mutual encouragement as we press forward in our journey. In a journey to remain pure in an impure world. To teach the deeper truths but also to receive the same from others who have journeyed further along the path of righteousness. We pray that in these last days we as your chosen children will draw closer together in the assembled church allowing you to remove the barnacles of the old sin nature that separates. Help us to be the true church of the living God and a bright light to the nations. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/11/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. When we finally enter our prayer closet today after much meditation on what is happening in this fallen world we feel languished and our hearts are so grieved. We pray that you will raise up amongst us strong churches that are committed to only preaching and teaching the truth. Churches that will teach their congregations accountability one to another as they all surrender themselves to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. We have discovered with broken hearts that there is no such accountability on Social Media were each is free to run from person to person with itching ears to hear whatever pleases them. To help them to bury their hidden sin ever deeper, quite unwilling to repent of their own sins, while they focus on the sins of others. As they pridefully seek out teachers even among the pagan to satisfy their itching ears. We pray that you will draw all thy beloved children back to the accountability of the local church. We pray this in the beloved Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables” (II Timothy 4:3-4).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/10/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we come humbly before thee in our prayer closet we can see clearly the power of Satan and how it is capturing so many in our day. From mass shootings to ever increasing evil humanity is being overwhelmed by the power of Satan. Yet few attribute it to him. They blame the weapons, mental illness and the lack of gun control, but fail to see the power of Satan. They fail to see that his motive is destruction of humanity. We pray, Oh Lord that you open their eyes, turn them from darkness and from the power of Satan. We pray that you will raise up your beloved children as an army of light to stand against this power by proclaiming the Gospel, not just to one another on Social Media, but to every person we physically come into contact. We pray that this message will turn them from the power of Satan to God, so that they can receive all the benefits of a new life in Christ. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me” (Acts 26:18).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/9/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. When the scales fall off our eyes and we see, really see, those things to come it’s so different from the popular ideas circulated among most. We tend to live a culture of expectation for an immediate and disastrous end. Of course, as you know Lord, everyone has their own favorite verse or passage of Sacred Scripture to point at to justify their belief. As confusion mounts it’s like an unprintable fog that hides the truth from most of your beloved children. In a day in which we need to stand strong. Especially being cautious with those who boastfully promise world peace and prosperity for all. Being cautious to those who would attract most of our religious leaders like a hidden magnet. Being cautious of those who have no real loyalty to any one political party but easily switches sides to accomplish his grandiose goals. We pray that you open the eyes of all thy beloved children to be cautious and not be so easily led astray. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy” (Revelation 19:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/8/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We tarry long in our prayer closet today wanting to fully understand how you would have us to pray. Although as advanced humanity we no longer build beautiful pieces of sculptures or images and then bow down to them as our god, we do much worse. As mankind turned away from you as our one true God they have done something far worse than the ancients. They have created you, Oh Lord into their own image. They have put you into the proverbial box. Saying things like, “My god would never to this or that” completely ignoring the Holy Spirit and Sacred Scripture. They have made you into the god they want, instead of the God of who you are. We pray that they would look beyond themselves and the limits that they have placed upon you through their many different doctrines and denominations. To expand their hearts and minds to embrace the God of all creation, who is way beyond our petty differences and wildest imagination. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Thou shalt have no other gods before me” (Exodus 20:3).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/7/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We humble ourselves before you alone this morning and every day of our lives. We pray for all thy beloved children from around the world that they would not become so accustomed to pride, arrogance and a mouth speaking boastfully that they forget that it is the height of evil and the very thing that you hate. Let them not be blinded by the hope of safety and prosperity. Let them not be deceived that we as believers are winning the war. We pray that all thy children would give you the glory for all things. We pray that no man would attempt to rob you of your glory by boasting of his own great accomplishments. Give us eyes of great discernment to see when this happens so that we your people are not deceived. Give us strength to separate ourselves from those who put themselves on a pedestal higher than you. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate” (Proverbs 8:13).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/6/2018
Good Day Heavenly Father. I am really not sure how to begin my prayer today. We know when a person is sick especially with the flu then pneumonia that we are not at our best. We know at times all we can do is just cry out to you for your divine mercy. Although there may be an emptiness and a void, we know that you have not left us. Although our minds are not very clear because of the amount of drugs being taken to combat this illness, we know in our hearts that only you can bring true healing to our frail bodies. We wonder out loud if these prescribed drugs could be clouding our spirit making it difficult to commune with you as we are accustomed. Then we wonder how many of your beloved children are missing such a blessed communion with You because of their prescribed drugs to treat some emotional or psychological problem. We pray, Oh Lord that you open the eyes of all humanity so that they can see, really see, what drugs are doing to the survivability of humanity. We pray this in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s” (I Corinthians 6:19-20).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/4/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Everyone of your beloved children have someone in their family that has rejected your Lordship and has gone by the way of the world. This has really broken our hearts to see how they have been blinded by the world and have become as much a child of the Devil. It seems like all our preaching is in vain as we have struggled to show them the light. To show them the joy of becoming what we were originally created to be. To show them a better way. So reluctantly we have pulled away leaving them to You. Praying earnestly that You, Oh Lord open their eyes that have been shut by the Devil, so that they can see their depravity. So that they can see that they have become a slave of the Devil. We pray for a deep abiding conviction upon their hearts by thy Holy Spirit. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them” (II Corinthians 4:3-4).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/3/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We cry out to you, Oh Lord, please speak louder. Let us feel thy blessed presence. The horrible effect of this flu and its medication to treat it is making it most difficult to commune with the indwelling Spirit. We know that you promised to never leave us or forsake us and that nothing can separate us from your magnificent love. Thank you, Father. We can hardly write for the tears. You have calmed the storm around us and we can once again feel thy loving presence. Praise God. We pray that we will be a great witness to a dying world that your love can overcome the greatest pain. Pain caused by illness, disease or even persecution. Help us to always stand firm in our beliefs and loving witness to others even in the height of our pain. We love you LORD. We pray this in the Holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee” (Hebrews 13:5).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/2/2018
Good Day my Heavenly Father. Out of nowhere we are struck down with sickness or an incurable disease. Like a bolt of lightning with no warning. We quickly discover how weak we are. Where every ounce of our energy is expended in trying to come to grips with our new problem. Did we forget to cry out to God? No. That was the first thing we did. It was never, “Why me, Oh Lord,” but we did plead that He, the Great Physician would take it away, and quickly. It did not take us long before we settled down, cleared our mind, and started remembering our Bible. Surely God would speak to our situation like He did with our forefathers. Like a clanging cymbal and a loud trumpet, the answer came like it always does. “My grace is sufficient!” Praise God. He reminded us that, yes, He is still with us and that He will use this to His Glory. Amen. And that’s not all, His strength is made perfect in our weakness. We pray this in the loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me” (II Corinthians 12:9).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 3/1/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We lay our life before you as we do every day. Seeking your will above all things. It’s not for the promise of heaven, although we do look forward to it. It’s not for the promise of eternal life. It’s not for any special blessing or divine recognition, although we always look forward to whatever you want to do for us. It’s surely not for the prospect of persecution, although we do believe that you will be with us. It’s not because you have promised to transform our lives making them into a beautiful new creation, although we do love the promise. It’s not even our fear of eternal damnation, although we must admit we would not desire it. We lay our life down for no other reason other than we feel compelled to do it. Our love for You, the God of all creation, compels us to do it. To lay our life before You as a spiritual sacrifice letting you do with it whatever you will. We pray that you receive our life and put your will in our mind and heart giving us the ability to perform it perfectly. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service” (Romans 12:1).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/28/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. You know we are living in a new age where everyone can express their own opinions publicly without fear of reprisals. Some are learned people who have allowed their faith to be shaped and developed from the truth of thy Word. While others have allowed their faith to reinterpret the Scripture to fit their own selfish desires. Then along comes Facebook allowing all these people and many others to publicly convey their opinions. And you know LORD when they want to argue their opinions it just causes greater confusion among all the listeners. Thank you, Lord, for giving us guidance on how to deal with people who want to argue their opinions. If they accept the truth, Praise God and if they don’t we can shake the dust off our feet and go on. And if they continue to make no sense with their arguments even after we left then we are commanded to stop speaking to them so that are words are not despised. We pray that you help us to follow your directions in this matter. We pray this in the Wise Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words” (Proverbs 23:9).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/27/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Our hearts are sorely grieved this morning as we once again witness people in our world calling evil good while others are calling good evil. If we as believers are being seen as evil among many for not accepting their perversions, then the tables have truly been turned to use an old axiom. If they are calling illegal legal then truly they are calling bad good. It seems as though our world is being turned upside down. In their attempts to be an all-inclusive world darkness is covering the land and our light is slowly being extinguished. If we become truly evil in the eyes of the world then persecution will not be far behind. Please, Oh Lord give your children strength to stand firm in their religious convictions. To not give into the forces of evil by relaxing their Christian morality. Lead us all to let our light shine more brightly by walking at all times in righteousness. As evil increases help us to maintain the mind of Christ. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter” (Isaiah 5:20).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/26/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Father, for the great mystery that has been revealed in these last days through thy blessed Son. Hidden for many generations since the time of creation. Although this great mystery has been revealed for over two thousand years, we still have those in our day rejecting its power and turning to the devil for his wisdom that comes from the pits of hell. The devil’s wisdom of psychology and psychiatric drugs to fix fallen humanity, but it has failed. On the other hand, we pray that this hidden wisdom from You will be accepted that can turn the greatest sinner into a person of righteousness. Allow fallen humanity to witness this great power to transform people from darkness to light. Thank you, LORD, that this great mystery is now revealed in the Gospel of Jesus Christ with its power to transform. Indeed, this is the mystery of godliness. Praise God. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory” (I Corinthians 2:7-8).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/25/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Father, for showing us the wonder of your love. A love that’s so strong and reciprocal. We simply cannot out love you. Not only do you desire to love us, but to love others through us. Praise God. Although we know that to truly love you then we must keep all your blessed commandments, we pray that you teach us to love you even more. For indeed you are worthy of our love. A love that flows from every fiber of our being. Love from our heart, soul and mind. Teach us how to take every thought and emotion captive to love you. Yes, teach us how to love you in all our thoughts and our actions. Knowing that the more we sincerely love others that love flows back to you. Let us spend the rest of our lives loving you more. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment” (Matthew 22:37-38).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/24/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we enter our prayer closet today we hear the words “separation of powers.” As we meditate upon that meaning we ask that the indwelling Spirit help us to understand. To understand your will in the matter of separation. We will give our political leadership their due, but we will not allow it to interfere with our ultimate allegiance to You our one true King. We pray that the winds of political divide will not cast thy beloved children adrift into a sea of uncertainty or into a sea of certain destruction. Lead us, Oh Lord to come out from among them especially in the area of politics, other than casting our vote and paying our taxes. Lead us to lift our banner high that Jesus Christ is our King and our ultimate allegiance is to Him alone. Help us to put all our God given energy into helping thy children to experience the full measure of their new life in Christ so that they can be a bright shining light and a beacon of hope to a dying world. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. And they marvelled at him” (Mark 12:17).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/23/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As I enter my prayer closet this morning I am deeply grieved for what is happening in our day. With social media and YouTube videos spreading their lies even among thy beloved children is appalling. Especially in videos were things can be easily taken out of context or even words changed or deleted. We see now it is being used as a tool of the enemy to prey on thy children. To lead them to even question things about their own faith. To lead them to question things about the Holy Scripture. To even question things about godly men raised up by you to lead millions to salvation through the Gospel message. What a tragedy these lying videos have caused among your flock. We pray that you will lead them to STOP watching videos from people they don’t know or have not heard a good report about, that bear Spiritual fruit, and even then, to use every measure of discernment. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words” (Colossians 2:3-4).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/22/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we humble ourselves before you this morning in prayer we wait on you to show us how to pray. As you open our eyes we see the great chasm between the sons of light and the sons of darkness. As the world becomes more evil, we pray Oh Lord that we will continue to grow in truth and righteousness. Help us Father to build ourselves up in all the doctrines of our faith. For we know how easy it is to get caught up in one favorite doctrine while neglecting the rest. Although eschatology may be a favorite doctrine as we fast approach the end, lead us with the Holy Spirit’s help to build up ourselves in all thy blessed teachings. The teachings of our LORD Jesus Christ and His Holy Apostles. Thank you, Lord, that you have given us the Holy Spirit to dwell in each of your beloved children to lead us in our daily prayers and in a deeper understanding of your teachings. To build ourselves up in our most holy faith. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost” (Jude 1:20).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/21/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We have just felt in our spirit that a great light was extinguished with the passing of Rev. Billy Graham. The dark forces of evil have always been with us but now unabated as the Gospel light is being replaced with politics and hand to hand combat on social media. As the battle lines are drawn between liberal and conservative; between one political party and another; and between one religious denomination and another we are losing our objectivity. We are losing our power to overcome the enemy. The real enemy of our souls. We kneel before You our one true Commander and Chief awaiting your orders. Order we have just received from You. Praise God. Orders to stand our ground against the enemy united in Spirit and truth proclaiming the simple Gospel with great power. We pray that you open the ears of all thy beloved children, soldiers of the light, to hear our marching orders. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek” (Romans 1:16).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/20/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As the world races towards its end at lightning speed we are becoming more aware every day how we are growing ever more opposite of fallen humanity. As the fallen world demands tolerance for everyone and everything other than Christianity we on the other hand seek the Biblical example of being likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord and being of one mind. Truly the opposite of tolerance. We pray, Oh LORD that you will help all your beloved children to follow your example of humility and not to think more highly of ourselves than we ought, but help us to learn together the sacred Scriptures. Help us all to only listen to your voice so that we can become likeminded. Teach us all to test the spirits and not be led astray by our own vain imagination or the devil who masquerades as an angel of light. Help us to truly be in one accord listening to the SAME voice of our beloved Savior. We pray this in the Name of our Great Shepherd, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Fulfill ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind” (Philippians 2:2).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/19/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Many of the old sayings of our childhood come tumbling in this morning as we enter our prayer closet. “Don’t give yourself airs or don’t put yourself on a pedestal.” The heritage of our older generation from bygone years seemed to have had a deeper connection to the Holy Scripture, which produced many of their old sayings. Sayings they lived by. Although we are only one generation removed from those packed churches and a deep respect for the “good book,” it at times feels light years away as this new generation has its head in the cosmos. We pray Oh LORD that we, all your beloved children, would spend more time in the Holy Bible allowing it to judge our lives and not the life of others. Help them to see that staying on the narrow path is much easier if we don’t think of ourselves more highly than we ought. It’s much easier if we judge ourselves rather than always judging others. We humbly pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith” (Romans 12:3).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/18/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, that every morning when I pray it is not me, but You speaking through me. For indeed we don’t know how to pray as we should. It is your Spirit that intercedes with ours interpreting our fears, our anguish, and the many other things deep within our spirit. Things that cannot be uttered with the human voice of understanding. We praise you LORD that when we do pray it is according to thy will and not ours. Therefore, we press on every day with the hope of our calling. Our upward calling in Christ Jesus our Lord. We don’t look back nor do we strain forward to see the future, but we are satisfied with the day. We live for today worshipping you, praising your holy Name and being thankful in all things. This is the day that the Lord has made we will rejoice and be glad in it no matter how tragic you think your circumstance. We pray this with tears of joy in our eyes and in the Name Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God” (Romans 8:26-27).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/17/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, Father, for always working things out for the best when we see no way forward. Our walls of indecision and mountains of frustration melt away instantly when we learn to put our trust in you, Oh LORD. When anxiety and worry tend to rule the day just a little faith turns the corner to a brand-new day. Praise God. We pray that all thy beloved children will not follow the world in its constant worry and frustration but rather have a little faith in the One who is making us into a brand-new creation with His wonderful promise to work everything for good. Glory to God. Help us to always remember that “Christians don’t worry.” This one Christian attribute should be a true mark of Christianity and a bright light to a dark world that is lost in its own self-pity burdened with paralyzing worry and anxiety. Yes help us to remember, Oh Lord that Christians don’t worry. We pray this is the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/16/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Some of the things people are saying publicly these days are incredibly ignorant based purely on speculation. So, we begin our prayers this morning by lifting up these unbelievers asking that you open their eyes to the truth. The truth of who you are. That you are not a mute God, but a God who speaks to all His beloved children through many and various ways, but in these last days through the indwelling Spirit. We pray, Oh Lord that you will give all your children ears to hear what the Spirit says to the Church. For indeed we are the Church of the living God. We are not an organization made by man, but a divine assembly of the saints in each area throughout all the ages. Let us hear what the Spirit says to the churches. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches” (Revelation 3:22).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/15/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we approach your throne this morning give us renewed Spiritual eyes to see you in your magnificent glory. As we gaze upon your glory high and lifted up we once again so appreciate our life of solitude. A life where you have removed all the worldly desires and appetites so common among fallen humanity. Where we have tasted to see that the Lord is good. For you alone have fulfilled our every desire. We pray that our decisions or the decisions of others would never interfere with our times of quiet solitude before you. Times in the morning and times throughout the day. Help your beloved children to always guard these special times of quiet solitude without any interruptions allowing themselves to be taught by the indwelling Spirit while basking in your Heavenly glory. Indeed, it is a wonderful blessing for putting our trust in you alone. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him” (Psalms 34:8).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/14/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Please continue to teach us, Oh Lord, how to love. How to really love as you do. To look beyond the exterior of the other person to see their heart. To not pull away if we see pain, suffering and turmoil. Above all not to reach out to them with canned talking points and memorized Scripture, but help us to listen to them, to really listen. First to them and then to the indwelling Spirit. Help us to not only love in word, which is vitally important, but also in deed. We hear so much about domestic violence these days which leads us to believe so much of this is learned behavior primarily because they have not allowed you to transform them into a beautiful new creation capable of learning how to love others with a selfless love, NEVER expecting anything in return. We pray that on this pagan holiday – Valentines Day that we will demonstrate to a selfish world what love is all about. We humbly pray this in the loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another” (John 13:34).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/13/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we humbly enter our prayer closet today we must admit it’s always a bit unsettling when others say that, “the LORD told me this or the LORD told me that.” Especially if we didn’t hear it for ourselves or question its Scriptural legitimacy. We truly don’t doubt that you can speak to people in our day as you are now doing to me through the Spirit and many others also. Perhaps what makes it a bit unsettling is when they personalize it as if they are the only ones that can hear your voice and that we must obey it. Thank you, Father, for giving us Scriptural instructions in dealing with these professed prophets of our day that’s unsettling a great deal of people and causing a great deal of confusion. We pray that all your beloved children would learn to test these so-called prophets with other godly prophets along with properly interpreting Holy Scripture in its full context. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets. For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints” (I Corinthians 14:32-33; see entire context).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/12/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank you, LORD, for the great promise. The promise that you will overcome all the evil in this world. Thank you, Father, for the great promise that you will be with us until the end of the world. All power in heaven and earth has been given to you. Not given to a leader of some rogue nation. Not given to all the evil forces in the world combined, but given to You our all-powerful Savior – the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. We pray that you, Oh Lord will open the eyes of all your beloved children so that they can see this Great Power. The Great Power that promises to be with us until the end of the world as we go forth teaching others everything that you have taught us through your Holy Scripture and the indwelling Spirit. Help them to go forth in your great power overcoming evil with the Words from your teachings. We pray this in the most powerful Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen” (Matthew 28:18-20).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/11/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We pray Father that we don’t ever compromise our faith under any circumstances. How disheartening it is to see such accomplished writers and speakers bow to the convictions of their religious denomination thus straying from the truth. How sad when these individuals have so much to offer the Christian community. It breaks our hearts when the truth is sacrificed on the altar of a favorite doctrine. We pray for all thy beloved children not to be captured by a favorite doctrine of their religious denomination without taking the time to search the Holy Scripture to see if those things are valid. From idol worship to tolerance your Church is being destroyed from within. From the false teachings on Eschatology to numerous other favorite doctrines your beloved Church is being led down the path of greater confusion. Awaken their Spirit, Oh Lord, to search the Scriptures for themselves. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so” (Acts 17:11).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/10/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We pray that you, Oh Lord give thy people a vision of what’s possible in a hateful and violent world. Your children have for too long now followed the ways of the world. Joining them in their battles, choosing sides, and casting hateful insults at one another. Give them a vision, Oh Lord of what you can do in this world through your beloved children. A vision that will turn the world upside down allowing you to receive all the glory. A vision of what it would look like if all your children in every country would stop taking sides. Stop finding fault or hurling their insults at the other side and do good to ALL men. More than just following the axiom, “If we don’t have anything good to say, don’t say anything at all.” Much more! Lead us to look for every opportunity to do good, to speak good of all men – even the liberal and the atheist. To do good to those who believe differently, that dress differently, that act differently than we do. We pray this in the most loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith” (Galatians 6:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/9/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Holy Righteous Father we have noticed the tremendous increase in evil and demonic influence in our day. It’s almost beyond belief. Reading just the headlines of our national and world news is like reading the tabloids. The lies, the deception, and the daily intrigue is beyond anything we have ever witnessed. We cry out to you Father and ask, “how long?” Even the health-related issues of both physical and mental with their accompanying drugs has had a crippling effect upon our world. It’s as though we are racing towards our own demise. We cry out to you, Oh LORD and ask, “how long?” With the persecution of your beloved children from around the world, we cry out to you and ask how long before your judgment reigns down on an unrepentant world. We pray that you give us strength knowing that we must continue to reflect the bright light of your glory in a very dark and perverse world. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?” (Revelation 6:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/8/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. In our hearts we have great joy to be a part of your chosen family. A family chosen before the foundations of our world. Thank you, Father, that through faith in your only begotten Son that we now have thy Holy Spirit dwelling within us. Who’s always teaching us and drawing us closer to You through your beloved Son. Help us, we pray, that our pain is not more than what we can bear. Although we believe the pain and suffering to be great, from time to time, we rejoice knowing that we don’t suffer from your wrath, which is only destined for the wicked. Thank you, Father, for teaching us to rejoice in our trials and tribulations knowing that they are meant for the strengthening of our faith and dependence on You alone. We thank you, Oh LORD that your wrath more severe than we can imagine is not meant for us but is destined for the wicked with the hope of driving them to true repentance. We long for a day when there will no longer be pain and suffering for your beloved children and that wickedness will finally be eradicated. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ” (I Thessalonians 5:9).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/6/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. In a turbulent world of liars, abusers, and haters of your holy law we are thankful that we can still find peace in you. In a world full of warmongers and those who are hateful with a liberal bias we are thankful that we can find peace in you. So, we enter our prayer closet today desperately trying to leave all this at the door, so we can know and feel the peace that defies understanding. Once securely inside we fall prostrate before you repenting of our momentary stress of allowing ourselves to be affected by the world. The bright light of your holiness makes us feel so much better and we are able to put some things into perspective. We can see how to pray for those who have brought us pain creating our momentary stress. Thank you, Father, for your great love always ready and willing to work things out for the best and giving us wonderful peace that truly defies understanding. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/5/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As we humbly enter our prayer closet today we are mindful of how important it is to come completely empty handed. To leave our intellect, our pride, and our imagination at the door. We pray that you search us of any unclean thing for we are ready and willing to confess it before you. We truly want to enter the dark night of soul purging it of all selfish ambition making it ready to receive the bright light of your glory and union with you our most Holy God. As we take up our cross dying to self daily we pray that we would become more like you in our conversation with others. Always speaking the truth in gentleness and love. Always seeking their benefit above ours. Always looking for ways to encourage them in their spiritual walk. We pray that we will always model our Christian faith by never taking part in foolishness. We pray that all our posts, comments, and conversations will glorify you. We pray this in the most holy Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9:23).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/4/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. As the dense fog begins to lift in Texas we begin to see your will that we should stand still, to stand resolute. To no longer be swayed by man’s opinion or even the opinion of the so-called majority. To stop being swayed by the lies in our society or on our Facebook timeline. Thank you, LORD, for teaching us to stand resolute in our convictions that you have personally instilled into your beloved children. Convictions received by standing still and listening only to your voice. To stop being swayed in one direction and then another. To stop believing the lie that our Christian values will be defeated, and that God is dead. Even if we, the sons of light, are overcome by the enemy, suffer persecution or imprisoned for our faith we will be still and know that our God is God. We believe that one day your name will be exalted even among the heathen. That one day all your enemies will be destroyed, and war will be no more. We pray this in the glorious Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth” (Psalms 46:10).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/3/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We cry out to you, Oh LORD in great agony today for our divided country. Yes, we know that it’s been divided for a long time now, but just now to the point of civil war. You have shown us the real problem. The other side, the sons of darkness will not accept the truth even if it’s presented to them. We pray that you will open their eyes with whatever means you deem necessary even to the point of pouring out your wrath on this country and the world. We know that only the truth will set them free from their many lies taught by their universities, entertainment and liberal media. We pray for all your beloved children in this country and from around the world to hold fast to the truth. We pray that they will not be led astray by their twisting of the truth making it a lie. Show them the only way we can resist in this struggle against the opposition is through the continued proclamation of the truth. We pray this in the blessed Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:31-32).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/2/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. We pray Father that you impress upon all thy beloved children not to eagerly read or watch every so-called prophecy being produced at the speed of light. While some may appear legitimate by quoting Scripture and Jewish traditions others are like watching or reading something out of a science fiction thriller. It seems like everyone has a prophecy causing even greater confusion among thy children. We believe that they need a lot more than just discernment, they need to stop chasing after every so-called prophet in sheep’s clothing. With the rise, Oh Lord, of YouTube and social media you know that it has given a tremendous platform for every false prophet eager to prey upon thy children. We pray that all thy beloved children would be more interested in reading thy Holy Scripture and growing from one degree of glory to another. That they would spend more time keeping in step with the Spirit rather than sharing some so-called prophecy. We pray this in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And many false prophets shall rise and shall deceive many” (Matthew 24:11).
Prayers by Rev. Daniel W. Blair 2/1/2018
Good morning Heavenly Father. Oh Lord, we cry out to you and ask that you heal the division in our land. Perhaps the division has been there much longer than we know. Since the time when people started turning away from you. When they stopped trusting in you alone to provide them with the solution to their many problems. When they turned away from your beautiful law to give them structure for their lives. When they started to dabble in other religions and the deeper things of Satan. When they started coming out of the closet allowing the whole world to see their perversions. When they started calling good bad, and bad good. All we know Father is that this division is now full blown, demonstrated by a negative media, and ready to implode from within. We pray for all your beloved children in every part of this world to put on the armor of light. To demonstrate to those in captivity a far better way. To restore love and cohesion to a fractured world. We pray this in the loving Name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
“And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand” (Mark 3:24).