Use this acronym to pray through as you seek the heart of God:


F- Fear of God: Father, release the spirit of the fear of God into my heart.

E- Endurance (patience): Father, strengthen my spirit with endurance that I may do Your will.

L- Love: Father, pour out Your love into my heart by releasing the influences of the Spirit to give me revelation of Your love for me, that it may overflow in love back to You and to others.

L- Light of glory: Father, let me see the light of Your glory or to encounter the “glory realm”.

O- One thing life focus: Father, strengthen me to maintain a life in Your word with desire for it.

W- Count me worthy (faithfulness unto fullness): Father, strengthen me to walk in a way that You would consider me worthy to walk in my highest calling and escape all compromise that I might stand before You victorious in full obedience.

S- Speech: Father, set a guard over my lips. Free me from defensive, angry and foolish speech (Eph. 4:29; 5:4). Sustained communion with God requires restrained conversation with man.  If one does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body. (Jas. 3:2)

H- Humility: Jesus, I want to learn from You how to walk in lowliness. I commit to take Your yoke of humility (lowliness of heart) on my life in my attitudes, speech, and actions. Give me wisdom on how to carry my heart in humility.

I- Insight unto intimacy (wisdom): Father give me insight into Your Word, will, and ways. Give me wisdom on how to live before You that I may walk in intimacy (union) with You.  May give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him… (Eph. 1:17)

P- Peace and Joy: Father, strengthen my heart with supernatural peace and joy that overpowers fear and anxiety that I would not sin. The peace of God…will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. (Phil. 4:7)  Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope (confidence) by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Rom. 15:13)


Mike Bickle
International House of Prayer