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Abyssinian has always been a church whose presence extends beyond the church walls out into its Harlem neighborhood and the broader community.
"To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." –Ecclesiastes 3:1

40 Days of Prayer: Year of Growth

We will launch into 2017 in a spirit of focused prayer for over 40 days!

This time of prayer begins January 1st and continues for 40 consecutive days, ending February 9. We will pray by themes:

P: PRAISE JANUARY 1 JANUARY 10

In the first 10 days we will pray prayers of Praise and Thanksgiving

R: REPENTANCE & RECONCILIATION JANUARY 11 20. For the second set

of 10 days we will pray prayers for Repentance & Reconciliation

A: ABYSSINIAN BAPTIST CHURCH JANUARY 21 30. The third set of 10

days we will pray for The Abyssinian Baptist Church (leadership, membership, ministries,

and community) and Abyssinian Affiliates (Abyssinian Development Corporation, AbyFund,

Youth on the Move, Blue Nile Passage, Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and

Social Change and the TMA Lower School)

Y: YES JANUARY 31 FEBRUARY 9

For the fourth and last set of 10 days we will pray for a Year of YES! We are praying for

souls to say YES to the Lord in Salvation and more believers to say YES to the Lord in

Spiritual Growth and Discipleship

Start the new year with 40 days of prayer!

#PRAYFOR40


January 1, 2017 | Scripture – Psalm 100:4-5

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and

bless His name For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, And His truth endures to all

generations.

Prayer: Lord, Your word declares that thanksgiving grants us access through your gates, but in 2017

we want to be in Your presence through our praise.

January 2, 2017 | Scripture – 1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy

has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Prayer: God we thank you for giving us not a dead and dormant but a vibrant and living hope for

2017.

January 3, 2017 | Scripture – 1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that

you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

Prayer: Thank you Lord for choosing us and calling us your own that we may proclaim Your praises in

2017.

January 4, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 34:1

I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Prayer: Lord God in 2017 I commit to blessing your name with praise and thanksgiving at all times.

January 5, 2017 | Scripture: Acts 16:25-26

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed.

Prayer: Lord we give You thanksgiving and praise that 2017 will be a break out year!

January 6, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 113:3

From the rising of the sun to its going down, The Lord’s name is to be praised.

Prayer: Lord in 2017 I will commit to praying prayers of praise and thanksgiving from the rising of the sun until the going down of the same.

January 7, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 150:1-2

Praise the Lord! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty firmament! Praise Him for His mighty acts; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness!

Prayer: Lord in 2017 I will praise you in the sanctuary of Abyssinian Baptist Church, your house of worship, for your mighty acts and excellent greatness.

January 8, 2017 | Scripture: Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.

Prayer: Lord, in 2017 let those things that are praiseworthy be on our minds and expressed through our mouths.

January 9, 2017 | Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Prayer: Lord, in 2017 I have decided to rejoice, pray, and give things always because this is Your will for my life.

January 10, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 9:1-2

I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.

Prayer: Lord in 2017 I will pray, praise, and sing of your marvelous works and mighty name with my whole heart. “

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 1st 2017 9:00 am Thursday, February 9th 20175:00 pm America/New_York 40 Days of Prayer: Year of Growth We will launch into 2017 in a spirit of focused prayer for over 40 days! This time of prayer begins January 1st and continues for 40 consecutive days, ending February 9. We will pray by themes: P: PRAISE – JANUARY 1 – JANUARY 10 In the first 10 days we will pray prayers of Praise and Thanksgiving R: REPENTANCE amp; RECONCILIATION – JANUARY 11 – 20. For the second set of 10 days we will pray prayers for Repentance amp; Reconciliation A: ABYSSINIAN BAPTIST CHURCH – JANUARY 21 – 30. The third set of 10 days we will pray for The Abyssinian Baptist Church (leadership, membership, ministries, and community) and Abyssinian Affiliates (Abyssinian Development Corporation, AbyFund, Youth on the Move, Blue Nile Passage, Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change and the TMA Lower School) Y: YES – JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 9 For the fourth and last set of 10 days we will pray for a Year of YES! We are praying for souls to say YES to the Lord in Salvation and more believers to say YES to the Lord in Spiritual Growth and Discipleship Start the new year with 40 days of prayer! #PRAYFOR40 January 1, 2017 | Scripture - Psalm 100:4-5 Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, And His truth endures to all generations. Prayer: Lord, Your word declares that thanksgiving grants us access through your gates, but in 2017 we want to be in Your presence through our praise. January 2, 2017 | Scripture - 1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, Prayer: God we thank you for giving us not a dead and dormant but a vibrant and living hope for 2017. January 3, 2017 | Scripture - 1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; Prayer: Thank you Lord for choosing us and calling us your own that we may proclaim Your praises in 2017. January 4, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 34:1 I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. Prayer: Lord God in 2017 I commit to blessing your name with praise and thanksgiving at all times. January 5, 2017 | Scripture: Acts 16:25-26 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed. Prayer: Lord we give You thanksgiving and praise that 2017 will be a break out year! January 6, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 113:3 From the rising of the sun to its going down, The Lord’s name is to be praised. Prayer: Lord in 2017 I will commit to praying prayers of praise and thanksgiving from the rising of the sun until the going down of the same. January 7, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 150:1-2 Praise the Lord! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty firmament! Praise Him for His mighty acts; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness! Prayer: Lord in 2017 I will praise you in the sanctuary of Abyssinian Baptist Church, your house of worship, for your mighty acts and excellent greatness. January 8, 2017 | Scripture: Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. Prayer: Lord, in 2017 let those things that are praiseworthy be on our minds and expressed through our mouths. January 9, 2017 | Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Prayer: Lord, in 2017 I have decided to rejoice, pray, and give things always because this is Your will for my life. January 10, 2017 | Scripture: Psalm 9:1-2 I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High. Prayer: Lord in 2017 I will pray, praise, and sing of your marvelous works and mighty name with my whole heart. “ Abyssinian Baptist Church Back to Calendar