Praying “on earth as it is in heaven”
Prayer is central to living out the way of Jesus in our world. When Jesus teaches His disciples to pray, He starts with “God Our Father” and moves to asking for His Kingdom, His will to be done on earth as it is already done in heaven. Thus, praying to God starts with us aligning ourselves His kingdom and His will to do as He would in Vancouver.
Prayer is “the highest activity of the human soul. Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God.”
Our vision is to see a renewal of God in our city, yet we know renewal can only happen in the presence of God. To that end, we seek to make prayer a regular part of our lives.
Ways to Pray
Go on a Prayer walk
We want to encourage you to go on a prayer walk around your neighbourhood. Consider going for daily or weekly prayer walks around our communities. Connect with your DNA Groups, family members, and/or friends to pray for your neighborhood and beyond.
choose to Fast
Fasting is a spiritual practice that consists of voluntarily refraining from eating for spiritual purposes, namely aligning your heart with God’s.
We want to invite our whole church to engage in fasting this month. Whether you fast from 1 meal in a week, or 1 whole day each week, or longer, we encourage you to challenge yourself to fast more than you have before.
Thanks to our friends at Willingdon Church for the guide.