Let Us Pray …

As we build this community prayer platform, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. These requests are on my prayer list and I hope you consider putting them on yours as you place your petitions before the Lord Sunday.

Let’s remember to approach the throne room and respond with faith and not fear, knowing the promises of God and His mighty hand will hold us through any situation! Sometimes, all it takes is just one prayer to change everything. Something extraordinary happens when two or more agree together in prayer.

What is one of the most important things we should do as Christians? Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints (Ephesians 6:18).

Tara is still searching for the right job fit. Prayers for peace and patience. Pam will be leading a church seminar on prayer Nov. 8-10, so she seeks prayers as she finishes up a talk on journaling and a sermon.

Chemotherapy and radiation are no longer options to treat Lois’ gall bladder cancer. She is pursuing alternative forms of treatment and could use prayer.

Debby remains in the hospital with pancreatitis. She’s was hospitalized about three weeks ago.

Sharon needs prayer for severe arthritic pain sites and abdominal hernia.

Lloyd is dealing with heart, lung and prostate issues causing depression, anxiety, and financial issues.

Leajia asks prayer for healing in her blood and skin, and for God to remove all sickness and diseases from her body.

Taylor is dealing with mental health. Pray his medication work and help him find peace, normalcy, self esteem.

Shenia has a pain in her tooth needs that needs to get pulled.

Leslie has a bowel obstruction caused by a hernia near a major ventricle. She needs surgery but also has COPD.

Loretta is scheduled for a mastectomy and she is scared.

There were a host of unspoken prayer requests and we heard of a number of deaths this week. Prayers for their families as they go through this earthly trial. We grieve … heaven rejoices.

We come to You, Lord, because prayer is the least yet the greatest thing we can do for each other. When two or more are gathered in Your name, we confidently know You are with us. What better company can we have? You reign and we trust You! We may be broken and battered but know You heal and quiet the soul. You are the source for all that happens in our lives. We thank You for the progress being made. We thank You for the many blessings we have received this week — some we unfortunately didn’t notice. Nonetheless, those blessings are ever-present in our lives. We thank You for healing. We thank You for slowing us down. We thank You for providing us our daily needs — no more and no less. We thank You for being with us, listening to us, walking with us on this journey. We thank You for the support of our family and friends … for seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary — sunrises, sunsets, flowers, kids laughing, adventures, good news amid the bad news. We know we can come to You with our concerns and they will be heard. Through Christ all things are possible. We lift up those family members and friends who are battling various physical, emotional, financial, career or spiritual issues and ask not for Your guidance and healing (although that would be welcomed) but to keep reminding us we are not alone in our battles. Specifically we lift up Tara, Pam, Lois, Debby, Sharon, Lloyd, Leajia, Taylor, Shenia, Leslie, Loretta, and all those needing Your healing touch. We pray for the families of all those You have called home. We grieve … You celebrate. We pray for obedience to Your Will so Your “Son” Light shines through us through the power of the Spirit. And we come to You through the confidence of the words taught by Your Son Jesus. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Keep your joys and concerns coming. They have been and will be included during my prayer time and I trust they will be on your lips as well as you approach the altar. All it takes is a couple of keystrokes under the “Contact Me” button on the top bar {or to the right if you’re not a follower yet}. I hope it becomes your best friend as you navigate around the site so we can all be viable prayer warriors. You can also comment or reach me at wisdomfromafather@gmail.com.

THOUGHT TO REMEMBER: Always pray to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the bad, and a soul that never loses faith in God.




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I'm just an ordinary guy walking along the journey of life.
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2 Responses to Let Us Pray …

  1. If I raise my voice in prayer,
    can it reach the height
    above this dank and fevered air,
    for notice by Your Might?
    Can my heartfelt supplication
    be teased from the multitude
    of askings from near every nation,
    each with its own grace imbued?
    Can you raise my downcast heart
    when my words to you doth fail,
    can you save them, to compart
    a happy ending to this tale?
    Lord, it’s dark and none to clear;
    do You know me? Can you hear?


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