Pray as You Go …

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).

Nipa is asking for prayers for her church’s need in dealing with homeless kids in Satkhira, Bangladesh.

Andrew continues to struggle. He is having a tough time breathing and has lost his voice.  Tough times for a tough guy. Prayers – and a sense of humor – are keeping him afloat.

Patricia is in need of prayers. She was rushed to the ER with vomiting and diarrhea, BP is low, and she is extremely dehydrated. As of this afternoon, she was on IV, had blood drawn for tests, and urine sample.

Tony is asking for prayer. He was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer.

Juliana, a nursery school student, who just collapsed, had a seizure, and had difficulty not breathing. Cover the ER and family with prayer.

Nate recently had a medical episode, but the cause is not yet known. All the tests are coming back negative.

Britt has a brain tumor. Prayers for her, her family, and the medical team as surgery is imminent.

Little Kendal is fighting a very tough battle.

Richard is facing some serious cardiovascular issues.

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 Nipa, Andrew, Patricia, Tony, Juliana, Nate, Britt, Kendal, Richard, and all those needing Your healing and guiding 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: Prayer is theology; theology is prayer.

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I'm just an ordinary guy walking along the journey of life.
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2 Responses to Pray as You Go …

  1. I know that God really cares,
    and I bet He’s crying after
    all those intercession-prayers,
    so I think I’ll pray some laughter.
    “Dear Lord, You know that I can be
    a pain unto the neck,
    so make me more like Donkey,
    as seen, You know, on Shrek.
    Let me make the groans take wing
    with jokes that are so awful,
    that to quiet me, all will bring
    tall stacks of syrup’d waffle.
    And dear God, if this be Your choice,
    give me Eddie Murphy’s voice.”

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