Prayer Time …

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).

Layla has bronchitis and is in the hospital. Pray for healing.

Angela is also in the hospital and very sick.

Caren needs healing and  comfort prayers. She just found out she has bone cancer.

Kenroy is fighting for his life with Stage III colon cancer.

Wendy had a brain operation Wednesday to remove a big cancer tumor and still has six small ones left. She will be undergoing radiation treatment to kill them off.

Claudette said some really unfair things happened at work and she feels like throwing in the towel. She needs God to open up doors for her. Sinazo is also looking for God to open doors. Beth, too, is experiencing financial pressures. Keep them all in your thoughts and pray for strength.

Kayla just got the results of a ct scan showing a mass has deteriorated the bone that separates her ear from her brain so she will need a neurosurgeon to be available. It looks like the bone for her equilibrium is deteriorating. The spins have her and she needs some relief. She is the mpther of two small girls.

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 Layla, Angela, Caren, Kenroy, Wendy, Claudette, Sinazo, Beth, Kayla,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: In a culture obsessed with instant results, we must learn the importance of prayer, patience, and perseverance.

 

 

 

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I'm just an ordinary guy walking along the journey of life.
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4 Responses to Prayer Time …

  1. Lord, I pray, not for healing
    but for strength I need, to prevail
    o’er the knowledge and the feeling
    that my whole life was a fail.
    Lord, I did the best I could
    but somehow it went sideways.
    I would not negate the good,
    but there were so few of those days!
    Please, Lord, lend your wisdom-eyes
    for just a minute, that I might see
    that perhaps I might not despise
    the striving mess that was me.
    And then may it fade to past,
    that I may enjoy today, it’s fading fast.

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