Day of Prayer and Fasting

Day of Prayer and Fasting – Idaho Falls Rescue Mission

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  All are invited.  The tables in the SonShine Room of the City of Refuge will be open to gather around for prayer during the noon hour.

Here is a suggested list of prayer requests.

The community to whom we minister to daily

  1. Those needing forgiveness, healing, and hope for past life trauma
  2. Those needing deliverance and victory over dominating sin addictions
  3. Those needing health treatment and physical strength
  4. Those needing reconciliation among broken family relationships
  5. Those needing new, loving, accountable relationships (spiritual mentors and church families) based upon God’s truth and joy
  6. Those needing determination and strong work ethic to pursue jobs
  7. Those needing guidance, wisdom and grace for personal, family, and legal issues
  8. We need Jesus in our midst, bringing good news to the poor, freedom for the captives, and healing for the broken-hearted.
  9. Pray that residents will be delivered from evil, led away from spheres of temptation, and brought into Christ’s marvelous light
  10. We need the community to be discipled and then in turn to become disciple makers for Jesus to the glory of God the Father in our city.

Christian case managers ministering seven days a week

  1. That they would experience the daily provision, favor, and love of the Father
  2. That they would grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ
  3. That they would be daily nourished in the Lord’s word, wisdom, and strength
  4. That they would be bearing much spiritual fruit as they abide in Christ and worship among God’s people, not forsaking the assembly
  5. That they would taste in greater abundance divine answers to prayer
  6. That they would be front-line, in-the-trenches evangelists for Jesus Christ in all facilities and events connected with the Idaho Falls Rescue Mission
  7. That God would be their shield and protection
  8. That God would be an ever-present refuge for their troubles
  9. That they would not be weary in well-doing, receiving ongoing encouragement from the Comforter
  10. That case managers would be filled with godly discernment in handling lies and deceit and loving patience in enduring immaturity and childishness
  11. That case managers would be connected in vivid supernatural ways to the resources of God’s people all over the city

Night workers

  1. Pray for their protection, rest, wisdom, and discernment.
  2. Pray that God will grant them favor and power in the unexpected.
  3. Pray that God’s shalom will flood the facilities at night.


  1. Pray that they will be given heavenly strength and wisdom in wisely managing their staff, the residents, and resources at each one of the facilities.
  2. Pray for guidance in handling staff and resident issues
  3. Pray for God’s provision for gaps in staff coverage, repairs to old structures, and miracles in the midst of hopelessness
  4. Pray for God’s will and God’s glory to be manifested.
  5. Pray for effective use of donations, funding, and maintaining of buildings.
  6. Pray for the continual filling of the Spirit
  7. Pray that all the facilities may be havens of both God’s truth and love.

Administration, executive, and board of directors

  1. Pray for health
  2. Pray for success in the thrift programs
  3. Pray for Spirit-filled vision, effective communication that promotes purpose and unity
  4. Pray for increasing partnerships with businesses and local churches on the behalf of reaching the poor
  5. Pray for ever-widening circles of volunteers.  Pray that all of our volunteers will have their cups running over with blessing for what they do!
  6. Pray for the development of work enterprises, multiplication of discipleship groups, and a future, vibrant, Christ-centered recovery program
  7. Pray that Jesus Christ will be in everything and the Father will be glorified in everything that is done.

 Pray for the city and downtown revival

  1. Pray for pastors as they declare biblical truth and Jesus love in pulpits all over town.
  2. Pray for full-scale purpose, commitment, and training in a strategic plan of city-wide making disciples of Jesus Christ.
  3. Pray that every church family will be a loving, gospel haven of rescue, recovery, and restoration and an equipping ground for the great commission.
  4. Pray for spiritual awakening and revival in the city of Idaho Falls.
  5. Pray for the police, probation and parole officers, and Bonneville County jail guards.
  6. Pray for the network of social service and counseling agencies.
  7. Pray for business partnerships and the economic prosperity of the city.
  8. Pray for the doctors, nurses, and all the caregiving and mercy ministries in town.
  9. Pray for all our teachers.
  10. Pray for our civic leaders.
  11. Pray for our journalists and reporters.
  12. Pray that Jesus will reign as King in the city.  Pray that we will all grow our roots deep by the life-giving river.
  13. Pray that we will turn over the keys of our city to the King.

About Todd Wood

I am a servant of Jesus in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Join me in seeking Jesus in this city.
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