Store It Up

In Matthew 6, Jesus fully unveils the foundation of what I call the Treasure Principle: “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven” (vv.19-20).A first century Hebrew walks alone on a hot afternoon staff in hand. His shoulders are stooped, sandals covered with dirt, tunic stained with sweat. But he doesn’t stop to rest. He has pressing business in the city.He veers off the road into a field, seeing a shortcut, the owner won’t mind- travelers are permitted this... Read more >>

2014 National Prayer

[twocol_one]Download Audio[/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last][sc_embed_player autoplay=true fileurl="http://nationaldayofprayer.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/2014-National-Prayer-by-Anne-Graham-Lotz.mp3"][/twocol_one_last] [hr]Lord of the Universe. Lord of this planet. Lord of the nations. Lord of our hearts. On this National Day of Prayer, we look to You...In the darkness, You are our Light.In the storm, You are our Anchor. In our weakness, You are our Strength. In our grief, You are our Comfort.In our despair, You are our Hope.In our confusion, You are our Wisdom. In time of terrorism, You are our Shield. In time of war, You are our Peace.In times of uncertainty, You are the Rock on which we stand.We make our prayer to... Read more >>

2014 - Anne Graham Lotz


 Lord of the Universe. Lord of this planet. Lord of the nations. Lord of our hearts. On this National Day of Prayer, we look to You...In the darkness, You are our Light.In the storm, You are our Anchor. In our weakness, You are our Strength. In our grief, You are our Comfort.In our despair, You are our Hope.In our confusion, You are our Wisdom. In time of terrorism, You are our Shield. In time of war, You are our Peace.In times of uncertainty, You are the Rock on which we stand.We make our prayer to You using the words of... Read more >>

Let's Learn to Pray, Again!

On a small ranch in Wyoming a man went out to protect his cattle from an approaching tornado as his wife and child looked on. With a sudden turn, the tornado moved directly toward him. His wife excitedly turned to their son and said, “Johnny, quick! Get on your knees and pray!” Johnny instantly fell to his knees and began to say: “Now I lay me down to sleep…” It was the only thing he had ever said to God! This fictitious story should remind us of the importance of teaching our children to pray. Without proper understanding, they cannot... Read more >>

AWAKEN from Prayer Coma

27-Hour Global Prayer Gathering to Awaken Masses Out of Prayer ComaForget the pastoral settings for prayer featuring rolling meadows and fragrant flowers. The National Day of Prayer Task Force Vice Chairman John Bornschein unveils prayer for what it really is—a powerful weapon to be wielded in spiritual warfare. As a speaker at the upcoming PrayerCast LIVE 2013, John joins more than 60 of the foremost teachers on prayer in a crusade to shake Americans out of the trenches and onto the front line of battle—against the destructive forces dismantling our nation.On October 18-19, the Jericho Center will host PrayerCast LIVE... Read more >>

Support Our Freedom to Pray


The Topic PUBLIC PRAYER   For many, praying is an instinctive, soul-deep reaction to times of great joy, deep distress, and crushing grief. Prayer can also guide and focus us in our daily lives, as we seek direction, comfort and blessing for the challenges that lay before us. Indeed for many, prayer permeates all aspects of life.In the midst of the ongoing debate over the proper intersection of “church and state,” our own government leaders invoke the Almighty before launching a day’s legislative work, inaugurating a governor or president, or speaking to families reeling from natural disasters and brutal terrorist... Read more >>

Remembering September 11th


    "Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children." - President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001 On September 11, 2001, the United States witnessed first hand the horror of terrorism and the barbarism of extremists willing to take any and all life. America the great, an impervious superpower had been wounded leaving behind a scar... Read more >>

53 Years and Counting!


Dr. James and Shirley Dobson have just celebrated their 53rd Wedding Anniversary! As you may know, Mrs. Shirley Dobson has also served as the Chairman of the National Day of Prayer Task Force since 1991.Please help us congratulate the happy couple. Read more >>

40-Day Prayer Covenant


It is time to get on our knees before Almighty God for ourselves, for our community and for our nation. Here at the National Day of Prayer Task Force, we believe in the power of prayer and we want to encourage you to prayerfully consider joining with us in the 40-Day Prayer Covenant.The 40-Day Prayer Covenant goes thru eight biblical themes that relate to your relationship with God and others. It is a daily catalyst for charging your awareness of God’s love through you to impact your spheres of influence.The Prayer Covenant transforms lives because it is a process and... Read more >>

Pray for America

I bring you good news from the front lines and also a matter of great importance.On May 31, just a few weeks after the largest National Day of Prayer (NDP) in U.S. history, the NDP Task Force set out on a 23,000 mile, 300-city, 100-day, 37-state tour in a Pray for America wrapped bus to travel community to community, church to church, encouraging all to remain in fervent prayer over our nation (Acts 18:23).The stories of hope and transformation are humbling. We have watched families reunited, fathers crying with their children asking for forgiveness, children coming to know the Lord... Read more >>