Why 24/7 Prayer Watches?

24/7 prayer watches are being established as the we need to stand before the Lord in the gap on behalf of our family, church, community, city and country,as it is stated in Ez 22:30 “So I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found no one.”

The aim of 24/7 Prayer Watches:

  • Spearhead the Prayer Revival in the Land
  • To Mobilize Prayer For the Nation,Church and Family and Individuals Day and Night
  • “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city… Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.“ Jer 29:7
We are called to be Watchmen for the Nation (Is 62:6-7). We are called to Pray for the Nations, for various unreached people groups in the world (Is 56:7, Mk 11:17). We are to continue earnestly in prayer and to pray without ceasing (Col 4:2, 1Th 5:17)

List of Bible verses as a guide for Personal Repentance

Mar 7:20: He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them.

Mar 7:21: For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come–sexual immorality, theft, murder,

Mar 7:22: adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly.

Mar 7:23: All these evils come from inside and defile a person.”

Gen 6:5: The LORD saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time.

Gen 8:21: The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: “Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood.

Pro 4:23: Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.

Pro 6:14: who plots evil with deceit in his heart– he always stirs up conflict.

Pro 22:15: Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.

Jer 17:9: The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?

Jer 17:10: “I the LORD search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to what their deeds deserve.”

Rom 3:10: As it is written: “There is no one righteous, not even one;

Rom 3:11: there is no one who understands; there is no one who seeks God.

Rom 3:12: All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good, not even one.”

Rom 3:13: “Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit.” “The poison of vipers is on their lips.”

Rom 3:14: “Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness.”

Rom 3:15: “Their feet are swift to shed blood;

Rom 3:16: ruin and misery mark their ways,

Rom 3:17: and the way of peace they do not know.”

Rom 3:18: “There is no fear of God before their eyes.”

Rom 3:19: Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.

Gal 5:19: The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery;

Gal 5:20: idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions

Gal 5:21: and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Eph 2:1: As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,

Eph 2:2: in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.

Eph 2:3: All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our flesh and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.

Tit 3:2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.

Tit 3:3:At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.

Mat 9:4: Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, “Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts?

Mat 9:5: Which is easier: to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’?

Psa 119:113: I hate double-minded people, but I love your law.

Isa 55:7: Let the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts. Let them turn to the LORD, and he will have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will freely pardon.

Isa 59:2: But your iniquities have separated you from your God; your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear.

Isa 59:3: For your hands are stained with blood, your fingers with guilt. Your lips have spoken falsely, and your tongue mutters wicked things.

Isa 59:4: No one calls for justice; no one pleads a case with integrity. They rely on empty arguments, they utter lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.

Isa 59:5: They hatch the eggs of vipers and spin a spider’s web. Whoever eats their eggs will die, and when one is broken, an adder is hatched.

Isa 59:6 Their cobwebs are useless for clothing; they cannot cover themselves with what they make. Their deeds are evil deeds, and acts of violence are in their hands.

Isa 59:7: Their feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood. They pursue evil schemes; acts of violence mark their ways.

Isa 59:8: The way of peace they do not know; there is no justice in their paths. They have turned them into crooked roads; no one who walks along them will know peace.

Isa 59:9: So justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We look for light, but all is darkness; for brightness, but we walk in deep shadows.

Isa 59:10: Like the blind we grope along the wall, feeling our way like people without eyes. At midday we stumble as if it were twilight; among the strong, we are like the dead.

Isa 59:11: We all growl like bears; we moan mournfully like doves. We look for justice, but find none; for deliverance, but it is far away.

Isa 59:12: For our offenses are many in your sight, and our sins testify against us. Our offenses are ever with us, and we acknowledge our iniquities:

Isa 59:13: rebellion and treachery against the LORD, turning our backs on our God, inciting revolt and oppression, uttering lies our hearts have conceived.

Isa 59:14: So justice is driven back, and righteousness stands at a distance; truth has stumbled in the streets, honesty cannot enter.

Isa 59:15: Truth is nowhere to be found, and whoever shuns evil becomes a prey. The LORD looked and was displeased that there was no justice.

Jer 4:14: Jerusalem, wash the evil from your heart and be saved. How long will you harbor wicked thoughts?

Act 8:21: You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God.

Act 8:22: Repent of this wickedness and pray to the Lord in the hope that he may forgive you for having such a thought in your heart.

Act 8:23: For I see that you are full of bitterness and captive to sin.”

Jas 1:13: When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone;

Jas 1:14: but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed.

Jas 1:15:Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.

Eze 33:31: My people come to you, as they usually do, and sit before you to hear your words, but they do not put them into practice. Their mouths speak of love, but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain.

Hos 8:1: “Put the trumpet to your lips! An eagle is over the house of the LORD because the people have broken my covenant and rebelled against my law.

Hos 8:2: Israel cries out to me, ‘Our God, we acknowledge you!’

Hos 8:3: But Israel has rejected what is good; an enemy will pursue him.

John 5:42: but I know you. I know that you do not have the love of God in your hearts.

2 Ti 3:2: People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

2 Ti 3:3: without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good,

2 Ti 3:4: treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God–

2 Ti 3:5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.

2 Ti 3:6: They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over gullible women, who are loaded down with sins and are swayed by all kinds of evil desires,

2 Ti 3:7: always learning but never able to come to a knowledge of the truth.

Tit 1:15: To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.

Tit 1:16: They claim to know God, but by their actions they deny him. They are detestable, disobedient and unfit for doing anything good.

Jas 2:14: What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them?

Jas 2:15: Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food.

Jas 2:16: If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?

Jas 2:17: In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.

Jas 2:18: But someone will say, “You have faith; I have deeds.” Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds.

Rom 1:21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.

Rom 1:22: Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools

Rom 1:23: and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.

Rom 1:24: Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another.

Rom 1:25: They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator–who is forever praised. Amen.

Rom 1:26 Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.

Rom 1:27 In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.

Rom 1:28: Furthermore, just as they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, so God gave them over to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done.

Rom 1:29: They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips,

Rom 1:30: slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents;

Rom 1:31: they have no understanding, no fidelity, no love, no mercy.

Rom 1:32: Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.

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