The Biblical Basis for Day and Night Worship & Prayer
David’s 24/7 Tabernacle Will Be Raised Up in the Last Days
· 1 Chronicles 9:33 NKJV-- These are the singers, heads of the fathers’ houses of the Levites, who lodged in the chambers, and were free from other duties; for they were employed in that work day and night.
· 1 Chronicles 16:37 NKJV-- So [David] left Asaph and his brothers there before the ark of the covenant of the Lord to minister before the ark regularly, as every day’s work required;
· Amos 9:11 NKJV
“On that day I will raise up
The tabernacle of David, which has fallen down,
And repair its damages;
I will raise up its ruins,
And rebuild it as in the days of old;"
We Are Called to Day and Night Meditation
Joshua 1:8 NKJV-- "This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success."
God Answers the Unrelenting Prayers of His People
Luke 18:7 NRSV-- "And will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long in helping them?"
Our Accuser Is at Work Day and Night
Revelation 12:10 NRSV-- Then I heard a loud voice in heaven, proclaiming,
“Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Messiah, for the accuser of our comrades has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God."
God Has Appointed Some to Stand Before Him Day and Night
· Isaiah 62:6-7 NKJV-- "I have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem;
They shall never hold their peace day or night.
You who make mention of the Lord, do not keep silent,
And give Him no rest till He establishes
And till He makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth."
· Psalm 134:1-2 NKJV
Behold, bless the Lord,
All you servants of the Lord,
Who by night stand in the house of the Lord!
Lift up your hands in the sanctuary,
And bless the Lord.
Day and Night Worship Is Taking Place in Heaven
Revelation 7:15 NRSV-- For this reason they [the redeemed] are before the throne of God, and worship him day and night within his temple, and the one who is seated on the throne will shelter them.