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Week of Prayer and Fasting (Day 2 & 3)

Every year our denomination – the Brethren in Christ – begins the year with a week of prayer and fasting.  Each day we will provide the devotional helps for the current and upcoming day.

Monday, January 2nd

What If…

We truly love our enemies, and not judge others, but pray for them.
Scripture:  Matthew 5:43-48, Matthew 7:1-5, Mark 12:30-31, Luke 6:27-36, Romans 12:17-21
Prayer Prompt:  Think of the 2 people with whom you may have a strained relationship – pray for their needs and pray for you attitude toward them.
Faith Challenge:  Send an encouragement card, text, email, focusing on a few positive qualities.

Tuesday, January 3rd

What If…

We give an offering for the needy, without requesting a tax deduction?
Scripture:  Matthew 6:1-4, Romans 12:9-13, 2 Corinthians 9:6-9, Acts 2:42-47
Prayer Prompt:  Ask God to show you where to give, and how much.
Faith Challenge:  Strive to give a portion of your grocery budget to a local family (a meal’s worth, or a day’s worth, or week’s worth…), whild you FAST during those certain meals, praying for God’s provision in your community.