A 40-Day Prayer Focus
"Going Through the Door of Your Future" by Chuck Pierce
Stand, Review & Renew Your Vision, Decree Your Future, and Establish Your Position!
Day 1: Read Psalm 149, Psalm 29, and Isaiah 49. In these 40 days, hear His voice so your wilderness breaks. Let praise arise within you. Ask the Lord for you to become a 2-edged sword during these 40 days. Be willing to go and worship at the high place of resistance.
Day 2: Read Ezra 4,8,9. Do not allow the enemy’s resistance to keep you from moving toward restoration. Ask the Lord to show you when to fast for three straight days. See the small window of revival and opportunity that is at hand for you during these 40 days.
Day 3: Read Nehemiah 4. Find your place in the gap and on the wall. Governments are changing. This is the time to rebuild nations. Listen carefully for the Lord’s trumpet or prophetic word! Review your weapons of war. Evaluate your troops or staff. Keep building in the midst of confusion.
Day 4: A day of rest and refocusing for the times ahead.
Day 5: Read Esther 4, 8-10. Fast today! (Let God choose your fast.) Ask the Lord to have you commit to finding your place corporately to better help the Body fight against the enemy. Find your place in a corporate prayer meeting, whether at work or in church. Be willing to boldly enter in to the King’s Throne Room. Ask for favor to win the war ahead!
Day 6: Read Jeremiah 29, especially vs. 11-14andJeremiah 11, 12. The Lord has a plan for your prosperity and success. Ask the Lord to reveal any covenant breaking plan the enemy has devised against your life. Ask the Lord to give you strength to “contend with the horses” and withstand “the roar of the lion”, your adversary. Let the roar of God arise in you; be determined to cross over your Jordan.
Day 7: Read Matthew 4 and Luke 4. Close the door to Satan’s temptations. Resist the tempter. Speak the right word at the right time. Declare your assigned wilderness is creating a new power within you to stand. You can resist! Read Matthew 7 (especially vss. 7-12). Ask, knock, seek, and receive.
Day 8: Read Psalm 37 (especially vss. 1-9, 29-37). Build this revelation into your life. Do not fret because of evil around you. Ask to inherit the land.
Day 9: Read Job 22: 19–30. See, receive, and decree a thing and watch God establish it for you.
Day 10: Read I Kings 17-18. This is a time for nations to change. Let the prophets arise and decree. Be like Elijah and legislate the heavens. Move with God from provision to provision. Be willing to confront the structure that is resisting your forward progress. Ask the Lord for a great awareness of the word of the Lord! Watch for a time to intercede to bring the word into a new place of manifestation.
Day 11: Read I Kings 19 and James 5. Watch your passion level! We are a people with passions and emotions like Elijah. Are you emotionally drained and expended. What word are you warring with? Do you need a new word for the next battle? Have you established your place at the gate of entry that the Lord has for your future? Are you being confronted by a strongman that makes you want to run for your life? Have you come out of your abiding place? Do you feel vulnerable? Stand still and see the salvation of the Lord.
Day 12: Read Mark 8:22-26. Cry out for new vision and allow the Lord to lead you from an old, familiar place. Sometimes our familiar surroundings tend to blind us. Jesus led the blind man out of town to heal him. The first time He touched his eyes, vision formed but was not clear.
Day 13: Read Mark 8:22-26 AGAIN. Cry out for clear vision! Notice the process of vision. Do not grow weary in the Lord’s process or method. Allow Him to touch you again! Allow clarity to come into your vision.
Day 14: Read Habakkuk 1. Habakkuk means “embrace.” To embrace, you must let go of one thing in order to passionately grab hold of something else. Ask the Lord about certain things that have hindered you in the past, and then receive a watchman anointing so you can peer into what God has for you in the future.
Day 15: Read Habakkuk 2 and 3, especially 2:1– 4 and 3: 1, 2, 17-19. Write your new and refined vision. Ask God for a revived heart. Sing the wonderful hymn of faith from verses 17-19. Look down at your feet and see that God is giving you hind’s feet to leap on high places.
Day 16: Memorize Proverbs 29:18 (paraphrased): “Where there is no vision, redemptive revelation of God, prophetic utterance, or restrained boundaries, the people perish. But he who keeps the law of God, which includes that of man, will be happy, fortunate and enviable.” Also read 1 Samuel 3 and Amos 8:11-12.
Day 17: Read John 9:1-12. There are some things you are going through that are strictly for the “glory of God” to be demonstrated in you. Let Him anoint you and then “go” where He would send you. Be sure you are properly connected. The pool of Siloam meant “Sent.” This is the Greek word linked with apostle. Be sure you evaluate the leadership connections in your life.
Day 18: Read John 9:13-41. Do not be afraid of confrontations. Sometimes questions and conflicts establish vision and your relationships for the future.
Day 19: Read Isaiah 30:15-21, Is. 32, Is. 33:1-6. Decree that your spirit will be quiet and your vision clear. Cry out until you see Holy Spirit moving in a new way. Do not allow words, tumult or confusion to sidetrack you. Ask the Lord to bring you into a place of stability!
Day 20: Read Joshua 1. Ask the Lord to settle your mind. When we meditate on God’s plan for our life we are assured of success. Let God circumcise your heart again. Let Him sever any fleshly deed that could be hindering you. Ask Him to remove any reproach. Expect new supply to begin. There comes a time when your “manna” ceases!
Day 21: Read John 7. Jesus participated in this great feast. This is where He taught us about springs of living water being down deep in our innermost being. This actually means our womb. Ask the Lord to bring forth that which He has conceived in you.
Day 22: Read Joshua 5:13-15. Even though Joshua had been with Moses 40 years, Joshua had to have his own revelation of who God was before he moved forward. Enter into a new dimension of humility for God’s divine leading in your life.
Day 23: Read Joshua 6 and 7. We all have our Jericho. That is the invincible place we have to face before we can advance into our promise. Do not be afraid to face that which seems invincible to you.
Day 24: Read II Kings 2. Elisha was willing to follow to the end so he could SEE the supply that was in Heaven. Don’t quit pursuing until you get to the end of a thing.
Day 25: Read II Kings 6: 8-23. Because Elisha saw into the heavenlies, he could pray for his servant to see Heaven’s supply when the enemy had them besieged. The supply is in the heavenlies for you. See into the invisible. Let God blind your enemies.
Day 26: Read Ephesians: 1, 2:1-10, 3:10,17-21, 4:1-16, 6:10-20. See your spiritual blessings in heavenly places. See who you are in Christ. Receive grace through faith. Ask for the love of God to go deeper in you.
Day 27: Read Psalms 92. Receive a new anointing and SEE your desire on your enemy. Flourish from your new vision.
Day 28: Read Colossians 1-3. Decree that powers and principalities submit to the wisdom the Lord has released during this time though you.
Day 29: Read I Samuel 9, 16, 17. Receive the “seer” anointing. Saul gave a gift to Samuel and learned where his donkeys were. Declare that you will see your losses recovered. Recognize that God does not see the way man sees. Be anointed like David. Once you see the way God sees and receive the anointing He releases on you, take your Goliath down. Just be sure you’re clothed the way you’re supposed to be clothed before you go into war against him.
Day 30: Read I Corinthians 2. Receive supernatural wisdom, inaccessible to the enemy. Let God show your eyes things that no eyes have seen. Let the Holy Spirit reveal God’s mind to you.
Day 31: Read Revelations 1. You are blessed by reading the book of Revelation. Know that He is the Revelator, the One that uncovers and causes you to see. Get to know Him as Alpha and Omega. At this time He is both beginning and ending certain things in our lives.
Day 32: Read Revelation 2 & 3. Notice how He commended each church, pointed out the weakness of each church, instructed each church and reiterated the promise of each church. Let Him do the same for you.
Day 33: Read Revelation 4. A door is a place for leaving as well as entering. There are some things we need to leave behind. Make a list of the doors you need to shut. See certain doors in your life, ministry and future that are in transition. Get a new vision of the throne room of Heaven. Let the Lord say to you, “Come up here.” Let Him show you your open doors. Let Him now show you your future.
Day 34: Read Revelation 5. Declare that the Lamb is worthy. Read this chapter out loud! Worship the Lord! He has invaded the atmosphere of the land around you! Thank Him that Heaven has invaded your earthly domain and the fragrance of heaven is overpowering your situations and conflicts.
Day 35: Read Revelation 12. Declare the accuser has been overcome and you have an open door to advance into the future. Develop a strategy to secure your victory for the next two years.
Day 36: Read Genesis 12, 26:1-17. Ask the Lord to give you a revelation of the power of blessings!
Day 37: Read Genesis 26:18-21. With blessing comes provision and prosperity. If the Philistines had understood the principles of blessing, they would have permitted the redigging of the wells and then benefited from the water released there. Instead, they chose to stop up the wells and block blessing. Ask the Lord to keep you moving forward in the midst of anger, contention and enmity.
Day 38: Read Genesis 26:22-33. If you will keep moving forward, blessing those who have wronged you, they will eventually see the favor of God on your life. There will come a time when your enemies bless you. Decree that every word that the enemy has sent against you will turn to a blessing.
Day 39: A Day of Celebration and Praise. There is power in praise! Read and do Psalm 150. If you have the authority to call together a corporate meeting for praise, do so. If you can influence a leader to have a day of celebration, please do so. If not, find an instrument or produce a sound of praise.
Day 40: A Day of Anointing. Anoint yourself! Anoint your home! Anoint your office! Anoint the projects you are working on! Anoint your heart and brain so that they work together and bring forth the creative ideas for your future! Anoint your family! The anointing breaks the yoke (Isaiah 10:27). Decree that the “robbers” of your past will be overtaken by the anointing that is on you for the future. Decree a 7-fold return and increase over your life.
By Chuck Pierce
Glory of Zion