NC Baptist: Return to Me

Return to Me

is the theme that guides this "Pray for 30 Days" prayer emphasis. Use the prayer guide below, and watch the coordinating videos to go deeper with this prayer emphasis.

Pray for 30 Days

This "Pray for 30 Days" theme is "Return to Me," and the prayer emphasis focuses on revival and spiritual awakening. Zechariah 1:3 is the foundation for this focus, and is broken into daily devotions and prayer prompts with five sections listed as follows:

  • God's Word, God's Time and God's People
  • God's Anger is Kindled
  • God's Call to Return through Repentance
  • God's Promise to Restore & Refresh
  • God's Resolve and Future Hope

Section 1: God's Word, God's Time and God's People


Study Questions

  1. What prompted God's word to be delivered to His people?
  2. Do you feel the need to seek the Lord in these desperate times?
  3. How has the Lord used hardship to turn your heart back to Him?

Section 2: God's Anger is Kindled


Study Questions

  1. In what specific ways do you believe that we are under God's judgement?
  2. What is it about God's character that demands Him to judge unrighteousness?
  3. What provision has God made for His people in regard to his judgement of sin?

Section 3: God's Call to Return through Repentance


Study Questions

  1. How are you being shaped by a spirit of true repentance?
  2. Read 2 Corinthians 7:9-10 and think about what it means to grieve sin. How this is beneficial for every believer?
  3. What does genuine and biblical repentance look like for you?

Section 4: God's Promise to Restore and Refresh


Study Questions

  1. What does God's nearness bring into our lives every day?
  2. What steps do you need to take to return to the Lord? 
  3. What idols have been set up in your life that are keeping you away from true repentance?

Section 5: God's Resolve and Future Hope


Study Questions

  1. What role does the nations play in God's kingdom and future hope?
  2. How might God use you and your church for spiritual awakening?
  3. Are there others that you can bring alongside you in praying for spiritual awakening across our state and nation? 

October Daily Text Messages

Would a daily prayer prompt reminder help you? It's free. Just text the word Pray30Days to 313131 and you will be entered to receive an October daily prayer reminder with what to pray that day.

October Daily Devotional Emails

Would you like to delve deeper into the prayer emphasis with a daily email devotional during the month of October? You can receive a daily devotional with prayer points and resources with the current year's theme and "Pray for 30 Days" emphasis by clicking the button below.


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More Information

Chris Schofield cschofield@ncbaptist.org  /  (800) 395-5102 ext. 5514
Fatima Roma  /  froma@ncbaptist.org  /  (800) 395-5102 ext. 5513