1- HARVEST PRAYER- Jesus describes the problem of the harvest: Matthew 9:37“The Harvest is plenteous, but the laborers are few”.
Jesus gives us the solution to the harvest: Matthew 9:38“Pray ye therefore to the Lord of the Harvest that He would send forth laborers into His Harvest”.
2- GOVERMENTAL PRAYER- I Timothy 2:1-41 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; 2For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. 3For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; 4Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the
3- PLEAD THE PROMISES OF GOD:
1. Claim One: Open Doors! …So the Gospel can be freely proclaimed in a region. “Devote yourselves to prayer…that God may open a door…so that we may proclaim…Christ”(Colossians 4:2-3, NIV).
2. Claim Two: Open Minds!…So people will hear the Gospel with an open mind. “I am sending you to them [the lost] to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light” (Acts 26:17b-18a, NIV).
3. Claim Three: Open Hearts! …So unbelievers will invite Christ into their hearts. “For God…made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of… Christ”(2 Corinthians 4:6, NIV).
4. Claim Four: Open Heavens! …So the transformation of a culture may begin. “Open up, O heavens, and pour out your righteousness. Let the earth open wide so salvation and righteousness can sprout up together” (Isaiah 45:8, NLT).