Prayer Point: A New Imagination
Scripture Reading: Acts 10:9-16, 34-37
Act 10:9-16 NIV About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. (10) He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. (11) He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. (12) It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles of the earth and birds of the air. (13) Then a voice told him, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.” (14) Surely not, Lord! Peter replied. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.” (15) The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” (16) This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven.
Act 10:34-37 NIV Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism (35) but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right. (36) You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, telling the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all. (37) You know what has happened throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached–
Notes: Pray for an open heart to see new things that God is doing in His church and in the world. Ask God to reveal where he’s already at work. Ask God to break your heart for those who need Him and for the Holy Spirit to be evident in every way that you interact with others.
Mat 6:9-13 NASB “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. (10) ‘Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. (11) ‘Give us this day our daily bread. (12) ‘And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. (13) ‘And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’