- Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise for this is the day the Lord has made, rejoice and be glad in it according to Psalm 100:2–5.
- Thank God for strength and grace to stand and to seek His face for it is not of him that wills or runs but of God that shows mercy, not by power nor by might but by the Spirit of the Lord according to Ecclesiastes 9:11 and Romans 9:16.
- Pray that God will crown all your efforts and endeavors with favor, ease, and good success in the year 2023 according to Jeremiah 29:11.
- Pray against every spirit of stagnation and limitation hovering over STBC in every location. Decree judgment against that spirit, let it be consumed by the power of the Holy Ghost according to Nahum 1:13 and Isaiah 10:27.
- Decree that Apostle Ese Duke, the angel of the house will remain a terror to the kingdom of darkness. Decree and declare the fire of God surrounds him and his entire family and that no weapon fashioned against them will prosper. Every tongue that attempts to rise up against them be silenced in the name of Jesus according to Isaiah 54:17 and Isaiah 43:4.
- Decree and declare that you are experiencing the blessings of Abraham. You have more than enough. There is no room to contain the blessings and you are a generous giver with a cheerful heart according to Proverbs 10:22.
- Decree and declare that STBC is overflowing with blessings, resources, lands, properties, men, and women of influence and substance and that you and the church will remain a wonder to this generation according to Deuteronomy 28:12.
- Pray against every wall erected by the enemy against STBC, decree it crumbles down by the power of the Holy Spirit according to Hebrews 11:30 and Joshua 6:2.
- Pray that every power holding on tight to your advancement and the advancement of STBC be destroyed by the fire of the Holy Ghost and that everything the enemy is holding unto be released now according to Deuteronomy 30:3–5.
- Give Him praise for victory and triumphant entry into your place of rest and your wealthy place according to Exodus 15:1 and Psalm 66:12.
- We ask that religious and demonic prison holding captive, the men and women designed by God to be pastored and discipled in Spirit Temple Bible Church break open and release them into the church in Jesus Name – Isaiah 49:24–25, Isaiah 61:1, and Isaiah 42:6–7.
- Lord, pour out your spirit upon us from on high. Convert our wilderness into a fruitful field and convert our fruitful field to a forest in Jesus Name – Isaiah 32:15.
- Awake, O’ north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon Spirit Temple Bible Church, that the spices thereof may flow out, that the people of the land may come into Spirit Temple Bible Church and eat of the pleasant fruits of God’s Word and wonders. Let the wind of the Spirit blow the fragrance of God’s presence, power, and principles on the Land that the multitudes might come in to feed at your garden in Jesus Name – Songs 4:16.
Remain in the overflow of His presence and His peace as you wait upon the Lord.
~ Apostle Ese Duke~