Day of Preparation — February 12:
For God’s blessing upon the coming 40 Days for Life campaign.
Day 1 — February 13:
That we may use these 40 Days for Life to plead for God’s mercy and grace upon all those involved in the sin of abortion.
Day 2 — February 14:
May the King of the Universe, who entered this world as a helpless infant, give us the humility to be healed.
Day 3 — February 15:
Pray for your local pregnancy help center: for those who answer calls from women considering abortion, those who provide ultrasounds, and those who personally help mothers prepare to parent or place for adoption.
Day 4 — February 16:
Pray that we each will daily put on the full armor of God, so that we are strong in the Lord and the power of His might.
Day 5 — February 17:
May God’s justice sober our society; may mercy triumph over judgment.
Day 6 — February 18:
That those tempted to abort may understand that their child is already present, and already a real person.
Day 7 — February 19:
Pray that the abortionists and all workers in abortion facilities would be troubled in their souls regarding their work and would seek truth.
Day 8 — February 20:
We pray for a renewal of our zeal to offer generous help to the unborn and their families.
Day 9 — February 21:
Pray that the post-abortive woman would be repentant, accept forgiveness, be healed and restored, and bring glory to God with her new life.
Day 10 — February 22:
May those who hold life as trivial realize that we live because God wills it so.
Day 11 — February 23:
Pray that people of faith will have their strength renewed even in the face of the violence of abortion.
Day 12 — February 24:
Pray to God who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, to end abortion in America.
Day 13 — February 25:
We pray for the strength to love those who do not love us.
Day 14 — February 26:
Pray for the mothers going into pregnancy help centers. The personal care, the free ultrasound, the ongoing practical help is designed to deliver them from those who profit in shedding innocent blood.
Day 15 — February 27:
Pray that we will not become defeated by the enemy’s attacks but rather call on the name of the Lord who is on our side and our help in time of trouble.
Day 16 — February 28:
May the mystery of the Incarnation increase our zeal for defending life.
Day 17 — March 1:
May the Lord of Light and Life unite us, shine in us and through us to make a difference in the darkness.
Day 18 — March 2:
May we absorb the truth that God is paying attention to us, and to each human life, personally and individually.
Day 19 — March 3:
Pray that when those representing Planned Parenthood and other abortion groups see volunteers for 40 Days for Life, they see ambassadors of Christ, and may each volunteer be consciously aware at all times of Whom we represent.
Day 20 — March 4:
We pray for humility in our work for God’s Kingdom.
Day 21 — March 5:
Pray that we become vessels of hope to all around us, especially to those who minister in the pro-life movement.
Day 22 — March 6:
Pray for fathers who participated in the decision to abort their child, and for those who did not have a voice, that they would find freedom and healing in Christ.
Day 23 — March 7:
For the medical community, that the truth they know about the human body may become awe and wonder at the God who made it.
Day 24 — March 8:
That we may realize the generational impact of abortion.
Day 25 — March 9:
That God will bless us with His gift of strength as we respond in obedience to His call.
Day 26 — March 10:
Pray that we fully recognize in the unborn child our brother, our sister, and we recommit ourselves to care for them.
Day 27 — March 11:
We pray for the gift of openness to children.
Day 28 — March 12:
Pray that those standing in peaceful vigil will extend mercy and grace to others as they remember that Christ did not treat us as our sins deserve.
Day 29 — March 13:
We pray for the grace to be strong when others ridicule or oppose us.
Day 30 — March 14:
Let us pray that pastors may not be distracted from the priority of caring for human lives.
Day 31 — March 15:
Pray for opportunities to share with an abortion-minded woman that the newness of life she is seeking is found only in Christ.
Day 32 — March 16:
May we come to know that divine life, in relationship, creates human life.
Day 33 — March 17:
As we pray for the end of abortion, let us pray for the expansion of the pregnancy help center movement worldwide.
Day 34 — March 18:
We pray for the conversion of abortionists and all abortion advocates.
Day 35 — March 19:
Pray that all believers participating in 40 Days for Life will make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace (Ephesians 4:3).
Day 36 — March 20:
Pray that those who have forgotten their purpose may discover it in God and therefore have the courage to choose life.
Day 37 — March 21:
We are the defenders of true freedom. May our witness unveil the deception of the “pro-choice” slogan.
Day 38 — March 22:
We pray for the conversion of all those who refuse to acknowledge that human life belongs only to God.
Day 39 — March 23:
Pray that volunteers will replace exhaustion or discouragement with rejoicing over the miracles we have seen thus far, and enthusiastic service as God takes us on to victory!
Day 40 — March 24:
Let us keep our eyes fixed on the New Jerusalem, where death will be no more.
Day 41 — March 25:
Pray that the witness of 40 Days for Life bears abundant fruit, and that we begin again each day to storm the gates of hell until God welcomes us into the gates of heaven.