Unceasing Prayer is a collaborative effort by over 40 churches in Greater Austin to cover our city in prayer 24/7 to see the church in Austin unified with one heart and mind to unceasingly petition God through prayer to reach our city for Christ.
Each participating church covers one 24 hour period in prayer per month. Hill Country Bible Church has committed to the 3rd Monday of each month.
One way to pray is the ACTS model of prayer (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication).
Adoration: Simply put, spend a few minutes adoring God. Tell him what you think of His character, His works, His Grace, His Glory, His Holiness….anything you can think of to tell God how wonderful He is.
Confession: This is the time to confess any known sin to God. This could be something you’ve struggled with a long time, or something that just happened today. Whatever it is, remember that God loves you, gave His Son Jesus for you, forgives you, and wants to be in relationship with you.
Thanksgiving: Take the time to stop, reflect on all that you have to be thankful for and thank God for His blessings.
Supplication: Here is where you ask God, in the name of Jesus, to do things. It is fine to ask Him for whatever the Holy Spirit is leading you to ask, but since our focus in this time of prayer is Austin, please do spend some time in prayer for the city. Examples of things to pray for might be that every man, woman and child would come to know God through Christ, that God would help bring peace and justice to our city for His Glory, for our city officials professionally and personally to reflect Christ in all their decisions and actions, for the poor and oppressed to be comforted, for racial reconciliation in all sectors of our city, etc.