Prayer Walk

Queensland Training Event

The QTE Prayer Walk is not intended to be a group activity, though there will be others praying at the same time. What is important is to use this as a time of spiritual reflection and of focused time praying to God.

There are 9 "steps" in the Prayer Walk spread across the MTCC site. At each Step you'll find Scripture to reflect on and suggestions to help direct your prayers for each Step.

It is best to allow 30-60 mins to complete the Prayer Walk.

At the end of each Step you will find directions to the next Step location. Changing locations will help you remain focused on your prayers and reflection on the Word of God at each Step.

Before you begin, we ask you to put your phone on Airplane Mode now to help minimise possible distractions such as email, text, or messenger notifications.

The location for the first Step is in the middle of the MTCC site. Walk down the hill from the Main Auditorium with the toilet block on your left. Head toward the Youth Hut/Meeting Space 1 and Step 1 is on the other side of the clump of trees to the right of the Youth Hut/Meeting Space 1, at the bottom of the hill. Look for a statue of a globe and a pole numbered "1".

You are here at the first location. Feel free to sit, stand or kneel as you come before God in prayer. Keep reading to begin Step 1 - Prepare your heart.
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see ... And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. (Hebrews 11:1, 6)

Pray with faith in God. It’s not the length of our prayers that please God. Rather, it’s our faith demonstrated in the act of prayer that God desires. Ask God to help you trust in him.

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. (Hebrews 4:16)

Pray with confidence in the grace of God. In spite of our sinfulness, Jesus has opened the way for us to approach God in prayer.

In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. (Romans 8:26)

Ask the Holy Spirit to guide you.

“Father, lead me by your Spirit, teach me, help me to pray prayers that are pleasing to you.”


Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.
See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. (Psalm 139:23–24)

Come before God and ask him to search your heart before you pray for others.


If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness ... if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world. (1 John 1:8–9; 2:1–2)

Confess any sin to God and be assured of the forgiveness that is yours through Jesus Christ.


Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Philippians 2:9–11)

Declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, submitting your heart and life to him right now.


As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. (John 15:9)

Receive Christ’s love.

“Father, search and try me; show me any sin that blocks my path. I confess my need for you again and I thank you that you have made me new. You are my King and are Lord over all.”

As we pray, it’s our desire that God – Father, Son and Spirit – would be glorified. So before asking God for anything, exalt the Father, the Son and the Spirit for creating, sustaining and ruling over all things.

Sing to the LORD, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day.
Declare his glory among the nations, his marvellous deeds among all peoples.
For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.
For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.
Splendour and majesty are before him; strength and glory are in his sanctuary. (Psalm 96:2–6)

[Jesus] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. (Colossians 1:15-20)

“You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honour and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.” (Revelation 4:11)

In a loud voice they were saying: “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and praise!” (Revelation 5:12)

“O Lord, our Lord how majestic is your name in all the earth.”

As we relate to our non-Christian friends and family members, they see the effect that the gospel has on our lives and can be drawn to Christ through our words and actions. As we meet with Christian friends and family members, we encourage each other to persevere in our faith and spur one another on to love and good deeds.

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. (Hebrews 10:23–25)

But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behaviour in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. (1 Peter 3:15–16)

Pray for:

  • the friends you are at QTE with
  • your family, in Australia and overseas
  • your flat or housemates
  • the other members of your church Bible study or youth group
  • the people you serve alongside at church or on campus
  • the other members of your strand group
  • the leaders of your campus group (e.g. staffworkers, student committee/executive, Bible study group leaders)
  • a friend who couldn’t make it to QTE
  • someone you know who’s serving God somewhere else in the world
  • your ‘neighbours’ (e.g. classmates, teammates, workmates)
  • people you relate to in everyday life (e.g. shop owners, coffee makers)

“Father, open my eyes to see what you are doing all around me.”
For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ. (2 Corinthians 4:6)

Pray for the campuses in your city or region—for the staff, faculty, administration and students.

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)

Pray for the lost on your campus, that their eyes would be opened to God and his love for them, shown in Jesus’ death and resurrection.

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 15:5–6)

Pray for unity among believers on your campus. Repent of any competition or pride that’s keeping Jesus from being exalted above organisations or people.

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. (Matthew 6:9–10)

Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. (1 Peter 2:12)

If you are one of many students on campus who follow Jesus, ask that believers would live in such a way that the whole campus recognises the beauty of Christ.

If you are one of few students on campus who follow Jesus, ask for an outpouring of God’s Spirit on your campus. Ask God to give you boldness and clarity in making his name known to those on your campus.

“Lord, use me to help students on my campus and in my city/region to see Jesus and believe his gospel.”

Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit. (Ephesians 2:19–22)

His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to his eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Ephesians 3:10–11)

Pray for:

  • the staff and leadership of your church—for purity, wisdom, encouragement, vision and protection from evil

  • unity among the churches in your city—a common desire to see Jesus’ name glorified above the name of individual churches or denominations

  • the work of the Holy Spirit—empowering churches to be true expressions of Jesus to those around them

  • non-believers to come to know Jesus as Saviour and Lord

  • the strengthening and maturity of the body—God’s people mobilised for his mission and glory

“Lord, we are your people; glorify yourself in and through us.”

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people — for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. (1 Timothy 2:1–2)

Pray for those who lead the nation—for wisdom, righteousness, justice, courage, discernment and encouragement.

Confess our corporate sin of turning from God and not loving him with whole hearts. Confess our failure to love our neighbours as ourselves, including our past and present mistreatment of indigenous peoples.

Pray that God’s fame and glory will be echoed throughout this nation, and that we would use its wealth and influence to proclaim the gospel and, where possible, meet the needs of the suffering here and around the world.

Pray for Bible and theological colleges, as well as for ministry leaders, that they may actively seek to preserve the truth of the gospel and equip others to preach it faithfully in this country.

“Father, have mercy on us and on our nation.”
After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. (Revelation 7:9)

As we pray for the nations, we’re praying that every nation, tribe, people and language in the world would hear the gospel in a language they can understand and that local churches would be established among them.

All the nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord; they will bring glory to your name. (Psalm 86:9)

Pray for bold, faithful and clear messengers to hear and respond to God’s global mission.

“The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” (Matthew 9:37–38)

Ask God to send, encourage and use workers all around the globe, giving them unprecedented access to and influence within unreached people groups. Pray too for Bible translation work to occur in the languages of people who don’t currently have the Bible in their own language.

And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. (Matthew 24:14)

Pray that God’s glory would be seen by all people, in every nation.

Pray for a surge of gospel growth in all restricted countries of the world.

“Lord, send us into your harvest and use us for your glory.”

Pray that we would see a glimpse of heaven on earth as we meet together at QTE.

“Father, help us to worship and serve you.”

Pray for those who have leadership roles at QTE and other volunteers who are working around the clock to make QTE happen under God (e.g. our speakers, elective leaders, strand group leaders, song leaders, the QTE committee).

“Father, strengthen, energise and equip those who lead us and run this conference.”

Pray that, as we read God’s word and hear it taught, the Holy Spirit would convict us in regard to sin, righteousness and truth.

“Holy Spirit, open our eyes to see our brokenness before you.”

Pray for spiritual healing, restoration and deliverance from sin.

“Jesus, release those enslaved to destructive ways, mend shattered lives and breathe life on those without hope.”

Pray for students and guests who have come to QTE from nations other than Australia.

“Lord, reach the nations through all you do in these days of QTE.”

Pray for Mt Tamborine and its churches.

“Father, be glorified in the hearts of the people in this city.”

Ask that the work of QTE and the missions after will endure for God’s glory.

“Father, let these days have eternal consequences, bearing fruit for your name that lasts forever.”

“Send us far and wide with a passion for your name.”

Ask God to use you in answer to your own prayers for the glory of Jesus.

Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it. What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of them when he comes in his Father’s glory with the holy angels.” (Mark 8:34–38)

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Colossians 3:17)

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God — not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:8–10)

Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. (Hebrews 13:20–21)

“Here I am, all of me; take my life, it’s all for you. Father, use me in your eternal story.”
Reflect on the character and saving acts of God. Reflect on the new truths you have learned and the old truths you have been reminded of at this conference.

Then the LORD came down in the cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, the LORD. And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.” (Exodus 34:5–7)

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death — even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Philippians 2:5–11)

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. (Colossians 3:1–4)

“Father, Son and Holy Spirit, there is no one like you; you alone are God!”

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