'If 7:14' Prayer Campaign Makes National Call for Prayer, Repentance

Terry Branstad
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation calling for prayer around the country to begin on Monday. (Facebook)

Join us on our new podcast each weekday for an interesting story, well told, from Charisma News. Listen at charismapodcastnetwork.com.


Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation calling for prayer around the country to begin on Monday.

The date, July 14, is now tied to a familiar healing Scripture and a national prayer campaign called "If 7:14."

Second Chronicles 7:14 reads, "If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land."

The prayer campaign urges Christians to set the alarms on their cell phones to go off at 7:14 every morning and evening. The alarms serve as a reminder to pray twice daily for national revival.

Organizers of the "7:14" campaign offer the following suggestions on how you can participate in the call to prayer:

  • Set aside time to pray.
    Even if you have to work, take a moment to bow your head and pray through 2 Chronicles 7:14.
  • Fast.
    Choosing to abstain from something like food and taking the time to pray instead can be a wonderful spiritual exercise.
  • Worship. 
    Spend time in worship however you choose.  Sing, listen to music, or read your Bible.
  • Watch the live stream.
    From 7:14 a.m. to 7:14 p.m., Christians are gathering at the Iowa Capitol to worship, praise, pray, and repent. Click here to watch now.

The Charisma Podcast Network is now live. Featuring a variety of programs including news, leadership, inspiring stories, women's topics, sports, and even more.
Subscribe now for free!

Your Turn

Comment Guidelines
View/Add Comments
Use Desktop Layout
Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective