40 Days of Prayer & Fasting, Fall 2020

    Day 1: Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit


     

    Jesus…

    show us what it means
    to follow You today.

     

    Today's Scripture

    Matthew 5:1-6
    The Sermon on the Mount

    5 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him.

    The Beatitudes

    And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

    “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

    “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

    “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

    “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

    Engage the Word

    What is the Spirit saying to you through God’s Word today?

    Respond to God

    …with adoration: “God, You are ____________.”

    …with action: “Today I choose ____________.”

    Be Thankful

    As you close your time in prayer, what is one thing for which you are thankful to God in this moment?

    If you have chosen to fast, here is some information to help.