Scripture:  If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. All these blessings will come upon you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God: You will be blessed in the city and blessed in the country (Deut.28:1-3).

Proclamation: God’s commandments, His law and His statutes bring life and wisdom and peace. May the people of our country live in obedience to God’s commandments and may it be established in all our cities and towns and in the marketplace.

Prayer: Father, we pray for wisdom in the hearts of our countrymen, big and small, to follow Your commandments. We ask that they will realise that only You can set us above the nations of the earth and not our own efforts. We pray for obedience in the lives of believers, and that You will bless us in every city, town and rural area in our country.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out Your blessings upon the obedient everywhere in cities, towns and rural areas, so that others will see Your goodness and be saved.

Something practical to do: See that you are obedient to God’s ways. Pray His blessing of salvation over every person in the country.

 

…blessed when you come in
and blessed when you go out.

 

Scripture: The fruit of your womb will be blessed, and the crops of your land and the young of your livestock—the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks. Your basket and your kneading trough will be blessed. You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out (Deut.28:4-6).

Proclamation: We proclaim that the crops of our land, the calves of our herds and the lambs of our flocks, our harvests and food will be blessed because of God’s goodness and mercy. We proclaim that God will bless those coming into our country and those leaving.

Prayer: Father, we pray for godly obedience to become part of the everyday life of everyone living in our country. Bless the children, bless our livestock, bless all our crops and increase the food in our country. Let there be abundant harvests this year and let the food be rich in substance to satisfy the hungry. We ask that there might be so much that we will be able to export from the overflow.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out Your blessing on our children, on the crops of our land and all our livestock.

Something practical to do: As you travel today, speak God’s blessing over everyone and especially over the land.

 

Scripture: The Lord will grant that the enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you from one direction but flee from you in seven (Deut.28:7; 2Cor.10:5).

Proclamation: God destroys His enemies before Him, those who are godless and resist His plans. May His works be made known to all the people in the land.

Prayer: Father, we pray that we will taste victory for Your kingdom in our hearts, lives, in our country and on every different level that Satan exalts himself against the knowledge of the Most High. We ask that as our obedience and love for You increase, that You will grant us victory over all our enemies and cause them to scatter from us in seven directions for every attack they launch against us.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out Your blessing over us so that our enemies may be defeated.

Something practical to do: Ask God for victory over things you have been struggling with for a long time. As you watch or read the news, pray God’s blessing to break the yokes of the enemy in our nation and country.

 

May the favour of the Lord God rest upon us…

 

Scripture: The Lord will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. The Lord your God will bless you in the land he is giving you (Deut.28:8). May the favour of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands (Ps.90:17).

Proclamation: According to the Word we proclaim that we will have food to store and that all the works of our hands will be blessed in this country He has given us.

Prayer: Father, we pray that obedience to do Your will might increase in the hearts of our people. We ask for Your blessing upon our food resources, and that You will establish the work of our hands for us, both in the physical and in the spiritual realm. We pray that Your favour may rest upon us and that You will bless us in the land that You gave us.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out the blessing of Your favour on our country and all its people. Bless us by establishing every work that glorifies Your Name.

Something practical to do: Ask God to show you how you can proclaim this blessing over the nation and the country.

 

Scripture: The Lord will establish you as his holy people, as he promised you on oath, if you keep the commands of the Lord your God and walk in his ways. Then all the peoples on earth will see that you are called by the name of the Lord, and they will fear you (Deut.28:9-10).

Proclamation: We proclaim that God will establish us as holy unto Him, that we will keep His commandments and walk in His ways.

Prayer: Father, we pray that the people of our country will come to a deep revelation of You as their God, that they will become holy and obedient to You and walk in Your ways. We ask that we will be a testimony to many nations, because we call upon Your Name. We ask for the fear of God to cover every tribe and nation and tongue in these days, for the sake of Your Name in this country.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out Your blessing on our nation so that people will devote and consecrate themselves night and day to live holy lives. Bless us with a desire to keep Your commandments, to walk in Your ways and to call upon Your Name.

Something practical to do: Ask the Lord to show you areas of your life that still need purification. Dedicate these areas and things to Him. Also pray the same blessing for the nation, over the lives of family members and friends.

 

The Lord will make you the head, not the tail.

 

Scripture: The Lord will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none. The Lord will make you the head, not the tail (Deut.28:12-13a).

Proclamation: We proclaim that God will send His rain both in the physical and the spiritual realm over all of our country. We proclaim that this year, all our seasons and the work of our hands will be so blessed that we will be able to export to many other nations.

Prayer: Father, we pray that You would grant us grace and mercy and open up the heavens, the storehouse of Your bounty, to send rain on our land in season this year. That our land will yield its increase and that the nations will come to borrow from us, because of Your blessing on the land.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out the blessing of rain upon our country this year, and bless the work of our hands to glorify Your Name. Let us be a blessing to the nations around and afar, because of Your goodness towards us.

Something practical to do: Speak out God’s blessing on the land as you travel from place to place. Also ask Him to bless the works of the hands of our people who further His kingdom purposes.

 

Scripture: If you pay attention to the commands of the Lord your God that I give you this day and carefully follow them, you will always be at the top, never at the bottom. Do not turn aside from any of the commands I give you today, to the right or to the left, following other gods and serving them (Deut.28:13b-14).

Proclamation: We proclaim that God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ is the only true God. He is the only Mediator between God and mankind. May people see His Son and stop following any other gods.

Prayer: Father, we pray that You will visit every person in our country with salvation. That everyone will have a chance to choose Jesus Christ as Saviour. We ask that as a nation, we will begin to pay attention to Your commandments and keep them and follow them. Help us to no longer turn away from Your commandments, and deliver us from the dead and powerless gods we hold on to.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out the blessing of salvation through Jesus Christ upon our nation and pour out the blessing of everlasting love on our nation.

Something practical to do: Pray for the salvation of people and also for believers to commit their ways to the Lord.

 

The Lord gives strength to his people…

 

Scripture: The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace (Ps.29:10-11). But blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him (Jer.17:7). Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him (James 1:12).

Proclamation: We proclaim that God will give strength and bless our country with peace. We proclaim that believers will persevere, trust in the Lord and put all their confidence in Him.

Prayer: Father, we pray that You would strengthen every believer in our country. Bless Your people with peace. Expose the lies of the enemy in our hearts and cause us to trust in You, to put our confidence in You and not in ourselves, and to persevere under trial and tribulation for the sake of Your kingdom in our nation.

Blessing: Heavenly Father, pour out the blessing of Your strength to persevere in the hearts of believers. Bless Your people with peace, with trust and with confidence that with You nothing is impossible.

Something practical to do: Ask the Lord for whom you can pray this blessing. Take special time to personally pray for a young person, someone your own age and for someone from a different cultural group from your own. Bless them in the Name of the Lord according to these Scriptures.

 

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