Pray for a revival in which believers "return" to the Lord their God" with all their hearts.
Pray for a harvest in which unbelievers "return" in faith to the Lord in whose image they are created. Pray for our nation and the world to "return" to the God who alone blesses them.
Pray for the persecuted believers in the focused nation each day as they fulfill their mission to share the gospel with the lost. (For more information on the 40 most persecuted nations, check out the website below)
Read the scripture for each day and lift up what applies in prayer to God. (Isaiah 55:11)
Consider fasting from something throughout the 40 days.
As a family you might consider going to prayercast.com and watching the video prayer for the nation that day. You could also dig deeper into the needs and concerns for those nations by going to opendoorsusa.org and clicking on the World Watch List.