Season of Fasting and Prayer, Day 4

Today is the last day of our Season of Fasting and Prayer. Let us continue to cry out to God to have mercy on us, our people, and this city.

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Lord, Have Mercy on This City

Scriptures to pray

  • Lord, have mercy on us: Psalm 40
  • Lord, have mercy on your people: Hebrews 3.7–13
  • Lord, have mercy on this city: 2Corinthians 4.1–6

Have mercy on our leaders

  • President Obama, Vice President Biden
  • Governor Cuomo and state assembly and senate
  • Mayor Bloomberg and city council
  • Mayoral election this year

Have mercy on our city through us

  • Let us follow the early church’s pattern by intentionally starting new churches (Acts 8ff.; Rom 15)
  • Let us love our community just like Jesus condescended to love us when we were enemies (Isa 53.6; Rom 5.9–10)
  • Let us display Your mercy to our neighbors through acts of service (Lk 10.25–37; Gal 6.10) and words of hope (2Cor 4.1–6)

Have mercy on our city through our gospel partners

  • Nick and Joelle Peterson (prospective church planters)
  • All Souls Christian Church (John Starke, pastor)
  • Josh and Traci Stahley (prospective church planters at All Souls)
  • Redeemer Presbyterian Church (Tim Keller, pastor)
  • Southern Baptist Seminary extension campus @ W 72nd Street
  • Hope for New York
  • Commonwealth Community Baptist Church, Bronx (Marty Silverburg, pastor)
  • CityView Baptist Church, Astoria (Rob Rodriguez, pastor)
  • Williamsburg Church, Brooklyn (Robert Elkin, pastor)
  • Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary
  • Franklin Lakes Baptist Church (Matt Carpenter, pastor)
  • First Baptist Church, Hackensack (Eric Wohner, pastor)
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