This prayer can be used daily to prepare your heart as a watchman to enter into a time of prayer and intercession.
“You have said, “Seek my face.” My heart says to you, “Your face Oh Lord do I seek.” (Psalm 27:8)
From the rising of the sun to the going down of the same your name is to be praised. (Psalm 113:11)
As for me I will call upon God and the Lord will save me. Evening, morning and at noon I will I pray and cry aloud; and He shall hear my voice. (Psalm 55:16, 17)
My soul will magnify the Lord and my Spirit will rejoice in God my Savior. (Luke 1:46-47)
. . . for He who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is His name. Luke 1:49)
I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul will make its boast in thee oh LORD; The humble will hear thereof and be glad. (Psalm 34:1-2)
I will enter your gates with thanksgiving in my heart, I will enter your courts with praise. I will say this is the day that the Lord has made. I will rejoice for you have made me glad. (Psalm 100:4)
Pause and offer prayers of thanksgiving. . . . Lord I thank you for . . . .
I come now to worship and bow down and kneel before the Lord my Maker . . . for you are my God, and we are the people of your pasture, and the sheep of your hand. (Psalm 95:6-7)
Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in the mighty name of Jesus Christ I will lift up my hands. (Psalm 63:1-3)
I lift up my eyes to the heavens and spread out my hands to you. My help comes from the Lord who made the heavens and earth. (John 17:1; Acts 7:55, 60; 2 Chronicles 6:13, Psalm 121:1-2)
Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless His Holy Name. Bless the Lord oh my soul and forget none of His benefits who forgives all our iniquities and heal all of our diseases, who redeems my life from the pit and crowns me with loving kindness and compassion. He satisfies my desires with good things so that my youth is renewed like the eagles. (Psalm 103:1-5)
Bowing Low Prostrate:
And now I bow with my face to the ground and worship you. (Matthew 26:39, Mark 14:35, 2 Samuel 12:16,20) I humble myself under your mighty hand and submit myself to you oh God ! (1 Peter 5:6, James 4:7)
Search me O God and know my heart, try me and know my thoughts, and see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. (Psalm 139:23-24) Cleanse my hands, purify my heart and deliver me from double mindedness. (James 4:8) Lord you have promised if we confess our sins you are faithful and just and will forgive our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9)
Pause now and allow time for the Holy Spirit to convict you of sin. Father I confess . . .
Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. (Psalm 51:1-2)
I thank you God that because of the Blood of Jesus I am redeemed, forgiven, made righteous and have boldness to enter your presence. (Ephesians 1:7, 1 John 1:7-9, Romans 5:9, Hebrews 10:19)
I cast down reasonings, imaginations and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God and bring into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:5)
I choose to lay all my burdens at your feet and “cast all my cares upon you because you care for me.” (1 Peter 5:7)
Pause now to give all your burdens and cares to Him. Lord I cast my burden for . . .
I will trust in the Lord with all my heart, and lean on my own understanding. In all my ways I will acknowledge Him that He might direct my paths. (Proverbs 3:5-6) Please guide my steps today!
Say the Lord’s Prayer:
I confess that I do not know how I ought to pray but the Holy Spirit helps me in my weakness and intercedes through me with groaning’s too deep for words. (Romans 8:26) Lord your Word says that we should “Be filled with the Spirit.” and “It is not by might, nor by power, but by thy Holy Spirit.” (Ephesians 5:18 & Zechariah 4:6)
Therefore I ask you now to fill me afresh with the Holy Spirit. You have promised if we ask, seek and knock, “How much more shall our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him.” (Luke 11:13) I yield myself to you Holy Spirit and invite you to come and “live and move and have your being in me.” (Acts 15:28)
Pause now to consciously invite the Holy Spirit to come and take control.
Take a Deep Breathe and Exhale. As you do, imagine the Holy Spirit being released afresh in your life.
Welcome Spirit of Truth, take the things of Jesus and reveal them to me. (John 16:13-14)
I now take my stand before you, to serve you in prayer and intercession and to resist the devil and his schemes clothed in your armor of light. (James 4:7, Romans 13:12)
I put on the Belt of Truth, the Breastplate of Righteousness and shod my feet with the Gospel of Peace; I take up the Shield of Faith, the helmet of Salvation and the Sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God. AND I will Pray in the Spirit on All Occasions with All Kinds of Prayers and Requests. (Ephesians 6:10-18)
Lord I pray that you might make me and my house a house of prayer for all nations. (Isaiah 56:7, Matthew 21:13, Mark 11:17 & Luke 19:46)
Give me faith for: Giving and Finances, Serving & Ministering, Health & Healing, Relationships & Reconciliation, Prayer & Intercession, Bold Witness & Evangelism and Breakthroughs & Miracles.
I take my place as a Watchman on your Wall. Guide me to pray that I might prevent evil from befalling your chosen, righteous and innocent ones . . . Lord have mercy on them! (As Moses & Samuel interceded for Israel and Esther & Mordecai interceded for the Jews – Psalm 106:23)
I pray that you might prosper the faithful . . . bless them to be a blessing! Bless the work of their hands. Watch over their coming and going both now and forever. (Genesis 12:2, Psalm 121:8)
I declare: Let God arise and His enemies be scattered, let all who hate Him flee before Him. (Psalm 68:1) Break the arm of the wicked and let the wicked be caught in the evil they plan for others. (Psalm 37:7, Psalm 10:2) God make a way where there is no way! (Isaiah 43:19)
Add personal prayers as the Holy Spirit prompts and leads . . .
Lord I pray that of the increase of your government and peace there will be no end. That your Gospel of the Kingdom will be proclaimed in the whole world as a testimony to all nations to usher in your return. May you be adored and glorified both now and forever – Amen (Isaiah 9:7, Matthew 24:14)