In the Name of Jesus …

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.

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).

And, so, Lord, we come to You with our petitions, knowing and expecting Your will to be done.

Thoughts and prayers to all worldwide suffering from the consequences of coronavirus flu – and all other strains. Many – many – of the prayer requests are covid-19 related … people diagnosed … people sick … people dying … relatives worried and isolated. We are in this together – in prayer!

Please keep the victims of household abuse in your prayers. Whether it be physical, emotional, sexual or neglect, this time in particular is very horrifying for them to be trapped in a house with their abuser(s) and not being able to escape.

We also need to pray for colorblind peace. Racism will remain a plague until we stop looking at people as black and white, but as human beings created by the same Creator. We pray for new eyes, calmer heads, and softer hearts. 

Special prayer requests have been made for orphanages in Kenya, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and right here in the United States. The need is real.

Financial issues were also high on the prayer lists with millions still out of work. Sustain those who are hurting financially. Give us and them our daily bread.

Natural disasters continue. Keep those in the path of fires and storms safe and focused on You, Lord.

Keep Andrew in your prayers as he continues to fight the fight. He continues to physically fail, so prayers would be appreciated.

Prayers for Rosie who is battling cancer at age 80.

Please pray for Bucky who is battling shingles at age 76.

Prayers requested for Doris who is battling a torn bicep and is scheduled for rotator cuff surgery.

Please pray for Lynn and Ansel and their family as they go through some difficult health challenges and decisions.

Please pray for Emily who has bone cancer and other complications.

Please pray for Jennifer who is in need of healing.

Stacey is seeking prayer for a struggle she is going through.

Robert is seeking prayer for himself and his family. The Lord will know the details.

Please pray for Mary who is in hospital with serious pneumonia and lung issues.

Please pray for Deb’s family. They are in an extremely complicated and urgent health crisis with multiple people involved.

Please pray for Tami who has multiple serious medical issues.

Please pray for Nate as he struggles with illness.

Please pray for Greg who is suffering from Alzheimer’s.

Please pray for Marcia who is struggling with illness, and for the implications to all involved.

Please pray for Lynn who is overwhelmed caring for a husband with Alzheimer’s and a son with an illness.

Please pray for Diane who is struggling with health.

Please pray for Jennifer who has insomnia.

Please pray for Gary who was diagnosed with stage four cancer.

Please pray for Deb who is in the middle of a cancer battle.

Please pray for Chris who is struggling emotionally and spiritually. He has had lots of loss and needs the Lord’s touch.

Please pray for Debbie and her family members who are suffering from illness and some serious, life-threatening situations. The whole family needs extensive prayer.

Please pray for Verniece who is in her 90s and in the middle of a health challenge.        

Please pray for health and restoration for Maryana and her family.

Please pray for Roy who has survived a heart attack and cancer but is now struggling with kidneys that are reportedly failing.

Please pray for Valerie who is having digestive issues.

Please pray for Phillip. After having a massive heart attack and two strokes few weeks ago he still is not improving or able to respond to commands.

Please send a prayer for Patrick who had an adverse reaction to electro therapy and severe side effects from Milk of Magnesia.

Please keep Rob in your prayers. He has a tumor in his esophagus.

Prayers requested for Joy who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Prayers asked for Carolyn who is recovering from surgery.

Samantha has stage 4 kidney disease, and can use prayer.

Amber has tumors in her brain and requests prayers.

Alden has infections and cellulitis. He could use some prayers.

Asking for prayers for David. He has been hospitalized for vertigo, however he has a history of heart issues. He cannot stand or walk because he vomits if he does. The doctors do not know what of wrong with him.

Prayers requested for Brendan who is suffering from psychosis and needs to be admitted to a secure mental health facility.

Dave has early stage prostate cancer and could use some prayer

Amanda, 29, has been feeling very sick lately and doctors don’t know what is wrong. She has some specialty appointments coming up and could use some prayer.

Please pray for Lorraine who is battling hearing loss, memory issues, bad posture, body pain, and blood pressure issues.

Please pray for Steven who has cerebral palsey in his left leg. He quit his job because it was too strenuous for him and he is in severe pain. Now he is also suffering from depression. Meds have not kicked in yet.

Please pray for Jeanna. She has stage 4 cancer and is in so much pain all the time. She is very weak, but her faith is strong. She has a two year old daughter who doesn’t understand what is happening to her mommy.

Please pray for Kristen who just found out she has pancreatic cancer.

Please pray today for Adan. He is married with two young kids and has a large cancerous lump in his throat. They are operating Monday to remove it.

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 Andrew, Rosie, Bucky, Doris, Lynn and Ansel, Emily, Jennifer, Stacey, Robert, Mary, Deb’s family, Tami, Nate, Greg, Marcia, Lynn, Diane, Jennifer, Gary, Deb, Chris, Debbie’s family, Verniece, Maryana, Roy, Valerie, Phillip, Patrick, Rob, Joy, Carolyn, Samantha, Amber, Alden, David, Brendan, Dave, Amanda, Lorraine, Steven, Jeanna, Kristen, Adan, 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: There is variation in our prayer because we look toward God from different vantage points. Our situation changes; we develop and are subjected to a range of external factors. Our situation can also change because we deliberately choose to seek further into the mystery of God. — Michael Casey

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