1. It is focused on God's presence and kingdom (Acts 4, Exodus 33, Nehemiah 1).
- a request for grace to confess sins and humble ourselves
- a compassion and zeal for the flourishing of the church
- a yearning to know God, to see his face, to see his glory
2. It is bold and specific.
- pacesetters in prayer spend time in self-examination
- in the context of the gospel, it is purifying and strenthening
- pray that the world might see the glory of God through his people
3. It is prevailing, corporate.
- prayer should be constant, not sporadic and brief
- pray withouth ceasing, pray long and hard
- the process will have our hard hearts melted, to tear down barriers, to have the glory of God break through.