we are in day 2 at JBC in our Winter time “Five Day Prayer Event”. We have one of these 4 times each year, and we pray for 5 days, Monday through Friday, 10 hours each day, from 5 to 10 am and 5 to 10 pm. For the last 4 years we have been averaging 20 people in the prayer room each hour, but so far this week we are almost at 30 people an hour in the prayer room. If this keeps up I am expecting to see some major blessings coming into our church family, significant ministry accomplishments, people’s lives changing, people gaining victory over sin addictions, bad marriages being healed, prodigal sons and daughters coming back, many people being born again, and some people being healed.
The older I get the less I can do so I pray more, and the more I get done, amazing. Over 42 years of pastoring my faith in the power of prayer has steadily grown stronger because of what I have seen and experienced at JBC and the obvious correlation between the amount of praying we do to the Blessings that we receive. Our church motto is “Much prayer = much blessing; little prayer = little blessing; no prayer = no blessing”.
Another strong belief that I have is that the higher the percentage of people who call JBC their church family that participate in the prayer event the more power we have and the more blessings we will receive. The second city that Israel attempted to conquer after Jericho was Ai, which was a disaster for two reasons, the first was a secret sin in the the camp, and the second was that they decided only to send a small percentage of the army to fight instead of all of the army. The sin was dealt with and the entire army went up and they prevailed and defeated their enemy. As a church we are an army of God and when everyone is involved we will soundly defeat the kingdom of darkness, and those imprisoned by the the devil to do his bidding, will be set free.