119 Single Sentence
Dangerous Prayers
 
It's all so wonderful! We don't have to schedule lengthy prayer sessions to be effective. Jesus changed the course of human history when He prayed a single sentence, 

"Yet not My will,
but Yours be done."
Luke 22:42 BSB

We, too, can change the world with a single sentence. It's simple. It's powerful. Let's do it!
   
May our hearts and homes explode
with sacred power, resulting in dynamic,
demonic stronghold-shattering influence throughout the earth.

   
Please grant us an unrelenting passionate passion for 
You,
Your Word,
Your Will,
Your Wisdom,
Your Ways,
Your world,
and holiness.

   
  Lord, please give me a heart like Mary's, willing to embrace whatever You desire, even humiliation and hardship, that I might embrace Jesus and the Cross, presenting both to the world as the only way to Heaven.

      
May every holy prayer resonate forcefully before Your Throne of Grace until Your Work and Your Will have been fully executed here on earth.

   
May dynamic individuals with
world-changing,
history-making,
life-shaping influence
rise from Your church,
shaking the nations
with vivid,
powerful demonstrations
of Your Wisdom and Might.
 
      
Please disturb us ~ every friend
and every family member ~
day and night
until we are all walking firmly
in Your holy Will.

   
Whenever You
wish to share
with a friend,
please,
awaken me
even in the
night ~
“Speak to me,
Your servant,
Your friend
is listening.”
​(1 Sam. 3:10)
(Sleep with a pen.)

      
Strip away
all that
hinders me 
from
executing
Your
sovereign
Will.

​​​
Break my heart
for what breaks Yours,
with everything I am
and everything I have
wholly devoted  to
Your Kingdom's Cause.. .

(Inspired by song  "Hosanna"
by Brooke Fraser)
 
      
Father God,
please manifest Your Presence throughout each moment of our lives ~ invade our hearts, invade our thoughts, invade our dreams...

   
Show me
Your glory
and show me
Your pain,
allowing
Your Tears
to spill
down my face.

   
Direct our steps
according to
Your Word
and
Your Will.

   
Put a new song
in my heart.
(He will.)
 
      
May nothing You've assigned me to do this day, or any day, be lost ~ may I faithfully execute all You desire and have designed me to fulfill.

      
I want to walk ever so closely
to You
so that I hear
Your Voice
each time
You whisper
my name. 

   
Guide our hearts in making our homes
"Houses  of Prayer
for all nations" ~ palaces of praise wherein You
delight
to dwell.

   
Father,
please
increase
our faith,
and
may it be
unshakable.

    
May we live with integrity
and the knowledge
that when no human is watching,
nothing
escapes Your attention
as Your Eyes
continually study the earth,
searching for and strengthening
the hearts of those
who are fully committed to You.
(2 Chron. 16:9)
 
   
Teach us
what it means
to "be holy"
and then
help us
to be holy.

   
Your Will
is my
Command.
 
   
    Let there be a dynamic synergy
of the generations,
with respect and understanding
among men, women,
and children
of all ages
as we labor together
to make Your holy Name famous.

      
Grant us an unrelenting sense of urgency, moving us to creatively and radically apprehend those who do not know You.

   
We pray that hearts
throughout the world
be flooded and  saturated
with light 
that they might understand
the Hope
granted to Your children
and the  phenomenal greatness
 of Your Power
for those who believe ~
the very same Power  that raised
Christ Jesus  from the dead!
 
   
I trust You
with
my life,
 my death,
and
every
detail
of my destiny.

   
Mark us, brand us ~ may we be a people who weep over our sins and the sins of our family, the church, and the nations. 
(Ez. 9)

   
May our
prayers
and
faith-filled
actions
dynamically
change
the world,
unleashing
one final
global
Awakening
before our
Messiah's
return.

      
Awaken
Your church
to recognize
that we are
at war ~
a great spiritual battle
against
powers
and principalities;
and mobilize all
to stand firm, advance faithfully,
and without compromise.

   
Open the eyes
of our hearts,
our families,
friends, church,
those walking
in darkness,
that we may
know You
and pursue You
daily
with the
very best
of our energies.

   
    Saturate us
with a
desperate
passionate
reverence
for You
 and
Your Word.
 
      
Please
speak to me,
Your servant and friend, amidst the daily distractions
and in the quiet
of the night,
continually
awakening
my heart
to hear
Your Voice.

   
   Every
morning
I lay out
the pieces
of my life
on your altar
and watch
for fire
to descend.
Psalm 5:3 MSG

   
 Please touch our bodies daily,
making every cell
whole and holy.
 
      
Teach me
your way,
O Lord,
that I may
walk in
your truth;
unite my
heart
to fear
your name.
Psalm 86:11 ESV
 
   
   Oh, God,
may zeal
for You
and
the causes of Your Kingdom
consume us.

    
Because
the end
of all things
is very near,
move us to be
earnest,
faith-filled,
and
disciplined
in unceasing prayer
and praise.
(1 Pet. 4:7)
 
   
   Please melt
my human will
upon the fires
of Your
holy altar
so that
Your Desire
becomes
my delight.
 
 
Grant us
wisdom
to address
the sins
of our culture
in a manner
that will
prick hearts
and lead us all
to righteousness
and holiness.

   
Day by day,
moment by
moment ~
more of You
and
less of me.

    
Let Your work appear to
Your servants,
and Your glory to their children -
And let the beauty of the Lord
our God
be upon us and establish
the work of our hands for us -
Yes, establish
the work of our hands.
 Psalm 90:16-17 NKJV
 
​​     
May the flames
of our passion
for You
melt away
all influence
of the world
so that we
are wholly
and holy
devoted to You…

   
   Please,
show me
Your glory. 
Exodus 33:18 NKJV
 
   
Please create
a remarkable
distinction
between
Your children
and the
watching world
so that others
will desire
to love
and serve You
with the
very best of
their energies
and to be holy
as You are holy.

   
   May our
children,
grandchildren,
and
spiritual
children
love You
and
Your Word
with all of
their hearts,
minds, souls,
and energies.

   
   Shatter
my every
personal
agenda
so that
I may be
and do
all that You
desire
of me.

   
   Your
kingdom
come,
Your will
be done
on earth
as it is
in heaven.
Matthew 6:10 NKJV

   
Move our hearts
and memories
to continually forgive
as You have forgiven us,
blessing those who
use or abuse us.
 
   
May we hear
Your Voice
day
and night,
even as
we sleep –
always
responding
with the
faithful,
faith-filled
obedience
of Joseph,
who arose
in the night
to protect
the Infant
Immanuel.

   
Please open
my
understanding
that I
might
comprehend
the Scriptures
and apply
Your Words
of light
to my life.  
(Luke 24:45)

   
Please grant me a soul that
follows hard after You, O God!
 
   
Father, please
teach me to pray
in terms that
cannot be
humanly
measured,
not allowing
my human
limitations
to diminish
the magnitude
​or potential 
of Your Power
working through
my prayers.

     
On this
magnificent
truth
we stand,
O God –
NOTHING
is impossible
for You!
(Luke 1:37)

 
God of the
Angel Armies,
please
raise up
a generation
dangerous
in prayer,
mobilizing
each
individual
with
a passion
to mobilize
vast
multitudes
to join in this
great battle.

   
"The only
blessing
that I seek
is to
know
You’re
using me."
Lyrics to
"Song of Jabez"
by
According to John
 
   
May I
constantly
call to You
with the firm
confidence
that
You will
answer me,
showing me
great and
wonderful
things
that I do not
know.
(Jer. 33:3)

   
Father God,
please
inspire us
to pray
dynamic,
life-changing,
world-
changing
prayers
at all times
and in
all places.

   
In this
busy world,
Father,
please
help us
to be
very still
and
recognize
Your
Presence,
Peace,
and Power.
 
   
Guide us to
reverently
honor
Your Sabbaths,
keeping them
holy –
not doing
what we
please,
but delighting
ourselves
in You.
(Is. 58)

   
Father God
of the Angel Armies,
please move our hearts
and our minds
to focus on the battlefield ~
may we be relentless
and dangerous
in our every prayer
and every praise.
 
   
I surrender
everything
I am,
everything
I have,
every
personal
agenda,
every
thought
I think
to be
transformed
by You
and for
Your glory.

   
Be exalted,
O God,
above
the heavens;
let Your glory
be above
all the earth.
Psalm 57:5 NKJV

   
Father,
You gave Solomon great wisdom and discernment and understanding, measureless as the sand on the seashore ~ oh, how we urgently desire that our families, friends, and churches have such excellent wisdom in such a time as this, and so we desperately plead... (I Kings 4:29)

   
May we
never
be described
as complacent
or lukewarm,
but let it be
obvious to
the
watching world
that You,
Your Word,
and
Your Will
are the
passionate
delight
of our lives.
 
   
Please expose every idol
and their attending dark altars
we’ve erected within our hearts
that we may tear down anything
that hurts or offends You.
 
   
Search me, O God,
and know my heart;
try me,
and know my anxieties,
expose any evil attitudes
or actions
I cling to,
and please
lead me
in Your Way -
everlasting.
(Ps. 139:23-24)

   
Mobilize
Your intercessors
and
inspire them
to fast
faithfully,
as there are
mountains
that cannot
be moved
without
this critical
discipline.

   
May my
family,
friends,
and church
live daily
with a
passionate
sense  of
prophetic
destiny.
 
   
Make my life
a prayer
to You.
(The late
Keith Green)
 
   
Here I am ~
send me
and
spend me.
 
   
Please strengthen me
m oment by moment
s o that I do not grow weary
i n doing good
o r become discouraged
t o the point of giving up,
c onfident always
t hat there will be a n
abundant harvest
f or Your glory
if
I press on,
n o matter what
the cost.
(Gal. 6:9)

   
  Please
continually keep 
those who are 
persecuted
throughout
the world
deep within our hearts
and most fervent
prayers.
 
   
Please grant us unique extraordinary, creative giftings that accompany attitudes of excellence with which we may honor and serve You.

   
May we daily desire and daily pursue
a God-breathed, God-shaped,
and God-sized vision
so great that it demands
every breath and thought
and ounce of energy ~
Your Power working within us
and through us.

   
Please remove
all fear
and
replace it
with a
tenacious,
contagious
boldness
to embrace
whatever may
lie ahead.

   
Father,
I long to be
genuinely
thankful
at all times,
in all places,
and in
the throes
of every
circumstance.
(1 Thess. 5:18)

   
Grant us a passionate,
relentless reverence
for Your Name.
~~~~~~~
Prepare to be moved  to clean out the "entertainment" cabinet, removing movies and music that profane the Name through which we pray, the Name through which we are healed, the only Name through which we are saved...
     
Almighty God,
strengthen us to run the race
of life with endurance,
laying aside every distraction
and sin that so easily ensnares us,
keeping our eyes faithfully focused
on You, recognizing the pain
You endured
for our benefit
that we may be
willing
to sacrifice
and suffer
for the benefit
of others. 
(Heb. 12)

   
Please
bind  our
family
together
with
strong cords
of unity
and love.
 
   
Help me  to be
patient
as I wait
for You  to act.
​(Ps. 37:7)
 
   
Father,
please grant me a
generous heart ~
unattached to
the things of this world,
spending all that I am
and all that I have
to rescue
those who are perishing
as we labor for the expansion
of Your glorious Kingdom.

   
  Please expand
the influence
of every
God-honoring
individual,
family,
church…

   
In the garden
of suffering,
Lord Jesus
 I echo Your
holy prayer ~
not my will
but Thine.

   
In these dangerous days,
may we persevere and overcome
by the Blood of the Lamb
and the word of our TESTimonies,
not loving our lives
more than to die
for Your most holy
and heavenly Cause.
(Rev. 12:11)

   
Great and
mighty God,
please grant me
great strength
that I might not
faint in the day
of adversity
that I might
be used to help
strengthen
those who
are weak
and frightened.
Amen.

   
Father,
please guide
my heart
and my mouth
to respond
with soft
answers
that I might
turn away
dark and
dangerous
spirits of anger.
(Prov. 15:1)

   
   How I long
for You to be
woven into
every thought
that I think,
waking
and
sleeping, saturating
my mind
and heart
with
Your sacred Presence.
 
   
Grant us
the courage
and strength
to take up
the cross
and follow You
with
unrelenting,
tenacious
resolve,
no matter
where it may
ever lead.

   
Help me to be a faithful watchman
on Your walls,
never holding my peace
day or night,
never being silent,
giving You no rest
until You make Jerusalem
a praise throughout the earth.
(Is. 62:6)

   
Master Potter,
when the
vessel
of who I am
becomes
too hardened
for Your use,
please
break me.

   
Grant us
an urgent, desperate passion
to engage in faithful,
faith-filled dangerous prayer.
 
   
Father God,
please unite our hearts
and draw us into  ceaseless prayer
for those who are lost  and dying
and being destroyed daily
throughout the world.

   
Move my heart
to divorce
my affections
from all
earthly things
that I may
completely
follow You.

   
I pour myself
out into
Your world
so that You
may fill me up
​again. 
   
    I need
Your help
in
disciplining
my body
to bring it
into
subjection
so that when
I minister
to others,
the evidence
of my
actions
does not disqualify me.
(1 Cor. 9:27)
 
   
Move us to suffer as soldiers, not entangling ourselves with the affairs of this life, so that we may please Christ as our Commander and King in this great spiritual War.
(2 Tim. 2:3-4)

   
How we
long  to be
Your
sanctuary, 
a human
temple
wherein 
You delight
to dwell. 
 
   
Help us,
quicken us,
so that we
not grieve
Your
Holy Spirit
in any way.

   
As faithful sheep,
may my family, friends, and church
hear Your Voice
and willingly follow You,
wherever You may lead ~
not recognizing
the voice
of the enemy
who comes to kill, steal,
and destroy
their minds, hearts, bodies,
and potentials.

    
May we not
be influenced
by the world,
but rather
provide
God-honoring
inspiration
to vast
multitudes,
as sands
on the seashore
in number…
 
   
Hold me
ever so closely
that I may feel
Your Breath,
hear
Your Heartbeat,
and cannot help
but follow
wherever
You may lead.
 
   
As we pray,
may dark and heavy
spiritual chains
that bind human hearts
and thoughts
be shattered,
setting vast multitudes
of captives free.

   
Please grant me a love for You  that saturates  my heart, mind,  and soul  with a passion that
relentlessly spills out in my energies to worship You  and serve You in reaching the lost.

  
Help me to
live out
the details
of this
and every day,
so that when
I lie down,
You are
pleased
with my
thoughts,
motives,
and activities.

   
May Your pleasure
be our passion;
may Your passion
be our pleasure.
 
   
May favor, purity,
reverent fear of the Lord,
and a holy calling
rest upon my family, friends,
and church
that they may perform
great exploits
for Your glory
and the advancement of
Your Kingdom.
(Luke 1, Dan. 11:32)

   
May human hearts throughout
the world
break open
so that
You may spill deep mysteries into them.

   
A warrior
of worship,
I long for
my adoration
and devotion
to be
extravagant.
 
   
Incline our hearts to comprehend
Your desire
for human holiness
so that we’re moved
to repent of our sin
rather than defend it.
 
   
    Please
grant me
a contagious
inner joy
and peace
that inspires
others
to love
and trust You.
 
   
May the Truth
advance
forcefully
against
the tides
of both
subtle
and grave
deception.

   
Lord of the Harvest,
we cry out for a release
of wise and passionate laborers
into Your fields; above all,
we present ourselves
to go wherever You send us
that You may be highly esteemed
and greatly adored.
 
   
May the seed
we sow
bear fruit
that cannot be
humanly
measured
as this is
urgently needed
in these dark
and desperate
days,
all for
Your honor
and glory
and praise.

   
Help us
to remember
Your Word
and apply it
to every aspect
of our lives,
sharing Light
and Truth
with a world
saturated
in darkness
and deception.
 
   
Please
grant us
wisdom,
knowledge,
and
understanding
from
Your Word
and from
Your Holy Spirit.

   
Help us
to recognize
Your
Presence
at all times
and in all
circumstances.

   
We cry out for the peace
of Jerusalem ~
peace within her walls,
prosperity
within her palaces.
(Ps. 122)

   
Please help me to avoid
foolish and ignorant disputes,
as they only generate
division  and conflict. 
 
   
May we,
our family,
our friends,
our church
be saturated
with wisdom,
shining like
the brightness
of the heavens,
leading
vast multitudes
to righteousness.
(Dan. 12:3)

   
Move us
to encourage
and inspire
others
as they seek to
develop and
use their gifts
to honor You
in making
Your Name
famous.

   
Even so,
Come,
Lord Jesus!
Amen.
Revelation 22:20 NKJV
 
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