40 Days of Prayer

Between March 1 and April 10, Good Friday, we as a Parkway family are going to call out to the Lord to do immeasurably more than what we can ask or imagine. As you pray 3,2,1,0 at 10:02am and 9:38pm each day, join us as we pray these specific requests as we walk with Christ, invite others and serve together to reach our neighbors and the nations. 

Psalm 113 (Days 22-28)

Sun. March 22- Psalm 113:1 Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord!

  • Pray that the church would praise the Lord today and everyday!

Mon. March 23- Psalm 113:2 Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and forevermore!

  • Pray that the lack of a physical worship gathering would create a longing in our community to be with the body of Christ. 

Tues. March 24- Psalm 113:3 From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised!

  • Pray that the church would remember that God is good and that God’s people would praise Him no matter their consequences.

Wed. March 25- Psalm 113:4 The Lord is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens!

  • Praise God that He is being called out to by all nations right now, and that He is demonstrating His glory to all. 

Thurs. March 26- Psalm 113:5-6 Who is like the Lord our God, who is seated on high, who looks far down on the heavens and the earth?

  • Praise God that He sees you right now, all your fears, hopes, dreams, your present and your tomorrow. Thank God that you are never forgotten.

Fri. March 27- Psalm 113:7-8 He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with princes, with the princes of his people.

  • Pray that God would provide abundantly for those who have lost jobs and income during this pandemic.

Sat. March 28- Read Psalm 113:9 He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the Lord!

  • Praise God that He is working His divine plan in bringing an end to this pandemic and He will show His hand of grace and mercy in the meantime. 

Psalm 24 (Days 15-21)

Sun. March 15 Psalm 24:1 The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein,

  • Pray that our community would have ears to hear that God is the Lord. 

Mon. March 16 Psalm 24:2 for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.

  • Thank God that He is sovereign, that this world is completely His, and that nothing (even Coronavirus) occurs without His knowledge. 

Tues. March 17 Psalm 24:3 Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place?

  • Pray that the Parkway North Chesterfield team and the Parkway Moseley team would be unified with the Lord and with one another. 

Wed. March 18 Psalm 24:4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.

  • Spend some time today confessing where your hands are dirty and your heart is impure. Pray with confidence that the kindness of the Lord will lead to your repentance. 

Thurs. March 19 Psalm 24:5  He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

  • Praise God that He has sent His salvation for you to know! Thank God for Aman and Shanti, Tim and Amy, Joe and Penny, Nick and Gem, and Mike and Jane. Thank Him that He sent them to the lost to tell of His salvation. 

Fri. March 20 Psalm 24:6 Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob.

  • Pray that the Parkway family would seek the face of God before, during, and after Holy Week and we would not be satisfied with anything other than Christ. 

Sat. March 21 Read Psalm 24:7-8  Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle!

  • Pray for those who are anxious or afraid, that they would lift up their heads and see the strength and comfort of their great God. 

Psalm 34 (Days 8-14)

Sun. March 8- Psalm 34:1 “I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth."

  • Pray that as the Parkway family praises and proclaims Jesus on Palm Sunday (Friend Day and Spring Carnival) April 5 and Resurrection Day April 12, many people who do not know Jesus would be saved.

Mon. March 9- Psalm 34:2 My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad.

  • Pray for the men and women that are making their boast in the Lord by inviting men to the Noble Man Conference (March 28) and women to the Spring Retreat (March 20-21). Pray they would hear and come!

Tues. March 10- Psalm 34:3  Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together!

  • Pray that Pastor Mac and the Parkway North Chesterfield Launch Team exalt the name of Jesus together as launch on Resurrection Sunday and many would magnify the Lord with them.

Wed. March 11- Psalm 34:4  I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

  • Pray that the people in our community who are anxious and fearful would seek the Lord and that God would answer them and deliver them from their fears and their sin.

Thurs. March 12- Psalm 34:7  The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

  • Pray that Jesus would encamp around our missionaries and church planters and deliver them from sickness, sabotage, satan, and sin.

Fri. March 13- Psalm 34:8  Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him! 

  • Pray that those who are far from Jesus would taste and see that the Lord is good and take refuge in Him on Resurrection Sunday (April 12) at both Parkway North Chesterfield and Parkway Moseley.

Sat. March 14- Psalm 34:9 Oh, fear the Lord, you his saints, for those who fear him have no lack!

  • Praise God that Riley Tackett will have no lack during her healing. Praise God for His provision for all saints who fear Him.

Psalm 23 (Days 1-7)

Sun. March 1  Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.

  •  Pray that the children and families that came to our Upward basketball event this past Friday have clearly heard the gospel and will respond to the invitation to walk with Christ.

Mon. March 2  Psalm 23:2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.

  • Pray for peace for Joe and Megan Tanner as they transition their family from the global mission field to the local mission field with the Parkway family as the Pastor for Global Missions, Leadership Development, and Small Groups.

Tues. March 3  Psalm 23:3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake.

  • Pray that God will guide Pastor Mac and the Launch Team at Parkway North Chesterfield in peace and unity of mission as they prepare for launch on Resurrection Day on Sunday April 12. 

Wed. March 4 Psalm 23:4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

  • Pray for Colt and Riley Tackett* and someone you know with cancer as God fights their battle. Thank God that He is with them, protecting and comforting them as they walk through the valley of sickness.  (*Pseudonym) 

Thurs. March 5 Psalm 23:5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows.

  • Pray that our worship ministry (choir, band, tech team) would have the anointing of the Lord as they prepare to lead us in a night of worship on Good Friday evening April 10.

Fri. March 6 Psalm 23:6 Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

  • Pray that people without a shepherd will attend Parkway’s Friend Day and Spring Carnival on April 5. 

Sat. March 7 Read Psalm 23

  • Pray for Resurrection Sunday on April 12 at Parkway North Chesterfield and Parkway Moseley that God would lead many to Christ and many would be baptized.