Pray that we will answer the Lord’s call to be an overcomer by being a vital person, a praying person, having close, intimate, thorough fellowship with the Lord and with the seeking saints, in order to conquer deadness, lukewarmness, and barrenness, and that we will understand the times and pray the age-turning prayer, no longer living to the earth but truly consecrating ourselves to answer God’s demands on behalf of the church so that God may have a way to come in and to turn this age of procedures into the age of His heart’s desire—Psa. 119:88, 159; 1 Thes. 5:17; 1 John 1:3; Rev. 3:1, 15-16; John 15:16; Judg. 5:15b, 16b; 1 Chron. 12:32a.
Psa. 119:88—Enliven me according to Your lovingkindness, / And I will keep the testimony of Your mouth.
Psa. 119:159—See how I have loved Your precepts; / O Jehovah, enliven me according to Your lovingkindness.
1 Thes. 5:17—Unceasingly pray.
1 John 1:3—That which we have seen and heard we report also to you that you also may have fellowship with us, and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ.
Rev. 3:1—And to the messenger of the church in Sardis write: These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: I know your works, that you have a name that you are living, and yet you are dead.
Rev. 3:15-16—I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot. So, because you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, I am about to spew you out of My mouth.
John 15:16—You did not choose Me, but I chose you, and I set you that you should go forth and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He may give you.
Judg. 5:15b, 16b—Among the divisions of Reuben / There were great resolutions in heart…In the divisions of Reuben / There were great searchings of heart.
1 Chron. 12:32a—And of the children of Issachar, men who understood the times that they might know what Israel should do.