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only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that
suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and
character, hope. Romans 5:3-4
From the Prayer Warrior Network Group....
Posted: Oct 1, 2008 6:24 AM
I went and If I have any blood left I will be supprised!! I will not
know any thing back on the blood test till in the morning I do feel
good about it becuz they are doing a whole blood work up so that will
be great news to know. and the Doc seems to think the way i feel and
not being able to loose the weight may be my thyroid. I also found out
that our Insurance said they will not pay for anything doing with the
operation, but that is ok just kinda confermed that I may not need to
But they will help you if you want to go to Jenny
Craig or Curves. My doc gave me a few different things to check into
for all that. So after i find out the blood test I will be doing alot
of research on what will work for me along with the help from my doc I
feel wonderful and really excited about getting healthier.
just also want to take the time to tell all of you wonderful people
that you are all great and i could not ask for better friends on
here!!! Thank you all the prayers and words of encouragment I don't
know what I would do with out my Myspace friends thank you all soooo
much for caring enough to let me know you care, wow that sounded like a
greeting card LOL thank you all and I i will post more as soon as I
Posted: Oct 1, 2008 12:00 PM
Boy when it rains it really rains!!!!!
keep my baby boy in your prayers, Jeremy he is the one who was really
sick 3 days last week with stomach virus, well I go to pick him up from
school today and he looked really bad red rash all over his face and
neck he looked like he had walked into a bee hive and was almost in
tears i freaked and rushed him to the doc he threw up there and had a
fever of 100.4 the doc gave him a steroid shot and it seemed to help
but he is still feverish and but the rash is better but he wont eat and
just wants to be in bed. And now it looks like the rash is trying to
come back! This is freaky and a lil scary we are to watch him thru the
night and if it comes back we call the Doc!
If any of my nurse
friends may has a clue please let me know. We know it is an allergic
reaction but i have never heard of high fever and throwing up. I have
racked my brain, no new soap's, no new anything, it had to be something
at school it did not start happening til around 2: 30 today. So please
help us pray that he is ok! thanks guy's! :) Anisa
Posted: Sep 30, 2008 11:03 PM
pray for the needs of an atheist friend of mine who is very dear to me,
that he might receive the Light of Faith, that God might heal him and
deliver him from hate and anger, and that the flower which is his soul
might blossom. Thank you!
LIFE AS I KNOW IT HAS BEEN PRETTY CRAZY AROUND HERE.I NEED URGENT
PRAYER.YESTERDAY I HAD TO GO TO THE PITTSBURGH AIRPORT TO PICK UP MY
NIECE RACHAEL AND HER TWO SMALL CHILDREN.ISABELLA AND JAMES THEY FLEW
IN FROM FLORIDA..I AM SO CONCERNED AT HOW SMALL JAMES IS FOR 7 MONTHS.
HE ONLY WEIGHS 13 POUNDS.THEY WILL BE LIVING WITH ME WHICH WILL BE HARD
DUE TO MY MEDICAL PROBLEMS.I WILL BE TAKING THEM TO THE WELFARE OFFICE
I AM SO CONCERNED ABOUT THEM. MY NIECE'S BOYFRIEND IS IN
PRISON AND IF I WOULDN'T OF TAKEN THEM, THEN RACHAEL HAD A GOOD CHANCE
OF LOSING HER CHILDREN.ALL OVER LOSING HER HOUSE BECAUSE OF JAMES GOING
AWAY.SHE WAS BOUNCEING FROM HOME TO HOME WITH THESE SMALL KIDS.SHE
DECIDED IT WAS BEST TO MOVE BACK TO PA TO BETTER HER LIFE AS WELL AS
HER CHILDRENS.PLEASE PRAY THAT GOD GIVES ME THE STRENGTH TO HANDLE ALL
THIS AND THAT RACHAEL WILL FIND HOUSING AND THINGS WILL WORK OUT FOR
SHE ALSO WANTS TO WORK. SO PRAY FOR EMPLOYMENT.WHEN I SAY SHE
IS STARTING OVER,THAT'S WHAT I MEAN.SHE ARRIVED WITH ONLY CLOTHES SO
EVEN IF SHE FINDS HOUSING SHE HAS NOTHING TO START WITH. SO WE NEED TO
PRAY THAT THE LORD WILL PROVIDE HER WITH FURNITURE AND ALL HER NEEDS TO
2) I ALSO RECEIVED A VERY UPSETTING PHONE CALL LAST
NIGHT.I HAVE ASKED NUMEROUS TIMES FOR PRAYER FOR OUR FRIEND GEORGE
LACOTTA..,HE HAD A MAJOR HEART ATTACK MONDAY AND WAS LIFE FLIGHTED TO
MERCY HOSPITAL IN PITTSBURGH..HE WENT FROM HELICOPTER TO SURGERY. HE
HAS TO HAVE ANOTHER SURGERY IN ONE MONTH AND THEN AGAIN IN JANUARY.I AM
SOOOOOOOO WORRIED.THIS DOESN'T LOOK GOOD.THE DOCTORS HAVE EXPRESSED HOW
SERIOUS HIS CONDITION IS.
3) THE VERY NEXT MORNING HIS SON
MATTHEW WAS IN A SERIOUS CAR ACCIDENT AND WAS LIFE FLIGHTED TO
ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL IN PITTSBURGH..HE HAS 2 BROKEN ARMS.ONE IS
SHATTERED AND HE HAS 20 CLAMPS IN HIS HEAD ON TOP OF A KNEE INJURY
AND.MANY CUTS AND BRUISES.I DID TALK TO HIM THIS MORNING AND HE DOESN'T
REMEMBER ANYTHING ABOUT THE ACCIDENT. HE IS IN ALOT OF PAIN.PLEASE LIFT
THEM UP FAITHFULL IN PRAYER FOR A FULL RECOVERY.
4) I HAVE ASKED
FOR PRAYER BEFORE FOR GEORGE BECAUSE HE IS ALSO BATTELING
CANCER.PLEASE,PLEASE KEEP THIS FAMILY IN YOUR PRAYERS.I CANNOT IMAGINE
BEING LIFE FLIGHTED AND THEN HAVING MY CHILD LIFE FLIGHTED THE NEXT DAY
AND NOT BEING ABLE TO SEE HIM.I AM VERY CLOSE TO THIS FAMILY AND THIS
IS JUST TEARING ME UP.
PLEASE LORD GIVE ME THE STRENGTH TO HANDLE
ALL THIS. IN JESUS' NAME I PRAY.I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU THAT DO TAKE
THE TIME TO PRAY.YOU ARE A BLESSING...
YOUR SISTER IN CHRIST,
EVON....OF COUSE, MY PRAYER REQUEST FOR MY DAD AND I REMAINS THE
SAME...I AM PATIENTLY AWAITING THE DAY WHEN I CAN POST A PRAISE
REPORT...AND IT WILL EVENTUALLY COME..ALL IN HIS TIME, ALL IN HIS
HUGS AND BLESSINGS,,,LOVE YOU, CHERYL
would like to ask if someone could kindly pray for Roy Rennsund who is
very ill with throat cancer and just entered the hospital a week ago.
He is young to die still and not a smoker. They had to take out his
feeding tube, as he was throwing up. He has sores that do not heal
because of the salvia glands gone from the chemo and radiation. He is
growing weak and frail and in pain. God can do anything. Any prayers
forwarded to me, will be taken to Roy to read on his hospital bed. He
is a dear and precious friend and faithful soul with a strong will to
live for his family and things he wants yet to do. Thank you so for
your prayers. Words cannot say how much they mean to us.
I AM WORN OUT, I NEED PEACE WITHIN, I NEED RESTORATION,STRENGTH,
pray for my sister in law debbie, she had a PET scan taken yesterday,
we just ask that they are clear, shes in remission from 4th stage
was not any better. Laney spent almost all day sleeping and didn't eat
anything at all until after 7 PM. She only ate two bites of spaghetti
and a pack of pop tarts. She drank two glasses of Pepsi, only to be
sick 5 minutes later. Everything came right back up. I was going to get
her something from Subway but she wasn't interested today. Maybe later
in the week.
This evening, I noticed she looks very pale and her
speech is hard to understand, mostly when she's tired which is a
majority of the time. She has lost about 10-15 pounds since this all
Anya is doing well. She's starting to get a cold, but it hasn't slowed her down. She is eating and sleeping great.
Thanks for your prayers for Laney. Please keep praying for her.
Posted 2 hours ago
is home now and feeling pretty good. I'm not at all impressed with the
Dr. though. He was very short and not kind when talking with me before
surgery, and then never came out to tell me how she did after the
surgery. I'll be happy to find another Dentist for her. Anyway, Jenna
did good and everything went well (according to the nurses), and she is
watching a DVD right now resting. Colin on the other hand is very, very
gaggy again. We are running his feeds slowly and he is still gaggy, and
sometimes we have to stop him early because he is continuing to gag and
turn purple. Please pray for him, and that this does not cause his
Fundo. to come undone. That's why it came unwrapped in the past and
caused his stomach to hurniate into his chest cavity and have the
Fundo. re-done. The stomach surgeries are the worst for him, so I
really don't want to go there.
Thanks for all the messages and prayers,
Update for Tanner on Wednesday October 1st!
spoke with Tanner's Mom just a bit ago on the phone and they will be
going tomorrow (Thursday) to do his Out-Patient Therapy and then on to
see the Lung Specialist at St. John's Mercy Hospital for one of
Tanner's follow up visits. The Doctors there will take a look at the
hole in his throat where the trach tube was and determine if he needs
to get a suture there or not. The hole is still not closed up and we
were all hoping that it would of been by now. Especially Tanner. He has
been trying very hard not to talk too much so that the hole will close
up. He has to keep a gauze pad and band-aid over it to keep air from
flowing through the hole. Anytime he wants to talk he has to put his
hand up to the hole to cover it even tighter. He's been a bit bummed
out about this and hopefully the visit to the doctor tomorrow will help
get the trach area to heal up.
He is so appreciative of everyone
for all their support and knows everyone wants to visit with him, he's
just been trying to take it really easy and continue to get adjusted
being at home. His jaw is still hurting and healing and all he wants to
do is eat something! Soft foods only go so far! Hang in there Tanner!
You are doing awesome and getting better day by day! I see pizza in
Next week Tanner has follow up visits with his
doctors EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK, plus 2 days of his Out-Patient therapy
at the Rehab Center. Whew! We know this will be a big week for you
Tanner, but I think we all know that the doctors are going to be quite
amazed with you and how quickly you are healing! I would even bet that
when you go to see the Halo specialist next week that they might even
tell you you will be ready to get 'that stupid thing' off your head
before you know it!
Continue to rest and take it easy and know that everyone is still supporting you 100%! You've come so far already!
you again to everyone from Tanner and me (Aunt Suzi!) and all of
Tanner's family for your prayers and love and encouragement.
Tanner has been checking in to this Caring Bridge website to read all
his messages, so if you would like to say something to him please do! I
have a feeling that Tanner himself will be wanting to write a journal
entry on here soon!
I will give everyone updates as soon as I get them and let you know how Tanner is doing!
Hugs to you all!
Aunt Suzi / Sasha
'Apostasy' Bill Appears Likely to Become a Law*
- Without international pressure, there is little to stop the Iranian
government from ratifying a bill that will make apostasy (leaving
Islam) a capital crime, warns human rights groups and experts. On Sept.
9, the Iranian parliament approved a new penal code by a vote of 196-7
calling for a mandatory death sentence for apostates, or those who
leave Islam. The Christian and Baha'i communities of Iran are most
likely to be affected by this decision. "Unless there is a coordinated
and very strong effort from the international community to place
pressure on Iran for this, I don't think there will be anything
stopping the Iranian government from passing this legislation," Joseph
Grieboski, founder of the Institute on Religion and Public Policy, told
Compass Direct News. Read more about the apostasy bill and its effects
Christians Languish in Prisons*
ERITREA - An
evangelist imprisoned since 2006 for his Christian activities is
receiving especially harsh treatment because of his ministry to fellow
inmates. Teame Weldegebriel's family is worried about his health after
trying repeatedly, without success, to get permission to visit him.
"Please tell the brethren to continue praying for me. I am not sure I
will see them again," Weldegebriel said.
According to Compass Direct News, there are more than 2,000 Christians in Eritrea who are imprisoned for their faith.
mid-July, a Christian woman and her children were rounded up from a
prayer meeting and placed in a metal shipping container until their
release last month. "I remember the horrible ordeal I went through with
the children. After three weeks I was released with my two children,
while the other Christian soldiers remained locked in the prison
cells," said the woman, who requested anonymity for security reasons.
Her husband had been previously arrested but the family has not been
able to make contact with him since June 2007. Read more about the
ongoing persecution in Eritrea.
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Pray for Muslim Background Believers in Iran, whose lives are threatened because of the new apostasy law.
Pray that the international community will unite in prayer and take action against the discriminatory apostasy law.
Pray for Teame Weldegebriel who is receiving harsh treatment for ministering to fellow prisoners in Eritrea.
that the Christian woman who was locked up with her children will be
able to find out the where her husband is imprisoned. Pray that he
will soon be released and would safely return home.
Praying with you,
Christina and the Prayer Force Team
*News Source: Compass Direct News
Open Doors USA
WEEKLY PRAYER REQUESTS FROM THOUGHTS ABOUT GOD
you will find the requests that people have been sent in to us through
the web site. These people have specifically asked for prayer.
Prayer requests from OUR OFFICE:
Dear Prayer Team,
This week would you please join us in praying for:
there are many uncertainties around us these days, let us praise God,
for He is our loving God. As St. Francis Xavier said,
"Even so I love Thee, and will love, and in Thy praise will sing, Soley because Thou art my God, and my eternal King."
God for the 402 people who make decisions for Christ in September. Pray
that each one of these people "will begin to understand how incredibly
great his power is to help those who believe him. It is the same mighty
power that raised Christ from the dead . . ." Ephesians 1:19
Serving Him together,
~ Katherine (Web site Director) and June (Prayer Co-ordinator)
Prayer requests from OUR WEB SITE VISITORS:
~ GRATITUDE ~
(Philippines) - Thank you very much for your prayers. My daughter Kaye
(autistic) is seeing sign for improvement, little by little. But please
continue praying for her because I have not enough money to send her to
a special school.
Siva Sankar (India) - Thank you for your
valuable prayers. Truly, I'm seeing wonderful growth in my computer
training center. Please continue your prayer about my future. 2) Please
pray my family members and children.
Leek (England) - Could you please pray for my mum's sister. She has
been told she has Parkinson's disease. She has suffered along time with
depression, the loss of her sister, my mum, affected her deeply and she
has attempted to take her own life a few times - the last one was only
the other day. Thank you.
Njideka (Nigeria) – 1) Please pray
that God should give me divine health and also provide for my heart
desire. 2) I also need God's protection upon my life and my family.
- Please continue to pray for Harry, his daughter, and his family.
Thank you for keeping them on your prayer list. Thank you as always.
(Ghana) - Please pray with me for God to order the steps of my niece
and to have His way in my proposed marriage. Thanks and God bless you.
M. Yattoh Jr. (Liberia) – I'm a very emotional person. Sometimes my
emotions lead me to lots of problems. I kindly ask for your prayers to
help me overcome this problem.
Florence V - I have faced a very
big difficulty in life. My first born girl was expelled from school.
I'm totally down. Please pray for me and my situation, as we know,
nobody is an island we need each other for support.
(Jamaica) - Please pray I will be filled with the supernatural grace of
God. That the attacks of the devil through depression, and family
fights may end and I may never wish to take my life. May God forgive me
for even thinking it. 2) Please pray for a financial blessing for me,
and to find Gods purpose for my life. In Jesus Christ Holy name I pray.
Rhea (Philippines) – Please pray for: I am fearful of my
health condition, still not able to tell my boyfriend and afraid of its
possible effect on our relationship. Pray to our Almighty God for
physical and spiritual healing. Thank you very much. God bless.
– Please pray for my nephew Michael who is an electrician. He had a
serious accident and in a coma in hospital. He is 26, married with 2
little ones. His prognosis is not good. If he lives he will never be
the same….UPDATE: Michael died this morning – please pray for his wife
Nancy and 2 little girls, Ella and Ava and the extended family.
- I am pregnant & very scared. I miscarried twice last year. I am
asking you keep me and my unborn child in prayer. I am not married but
will be soon. Also, pray for me and my boyfriend's relationship
together and with God.
Tony Somerset (UK) - Please help me in
prayer to cross over to the other side of the world (Philippines) to be
with my girlfriend & her family they are finding it very hard at
the moment & I would really like to help them.
Valerie - My
prayer request is for my fiance and I - for strength & wisdom and
to overcome the obstacles that come at us; including money, everyday
life, and work. Thank you and God bless.
Carine Tazong – I need
prayer because I'm worried about the one I love is just not
communicating with me and I don't know why. Pray for me and him to see
each other as real partners not just as friends. I'm worried about his
Brenda - Pray that Natasha gets her two boys back and
the court shows her favor to get her sons. The Woman that has her kids
is very wrong trying to keep her kids from their mother. In the name of
Jesus I claim the kids be returned to there mom. Thank you Jesus!
- I need a miracle to restore my relationship with Ed. I pray for
communication and love to be fully restored and that Ed will make us a
priority and make time for us. I pray Jesus hears my cry and answers
and restores my faith.
Sherma Davis (Grenada) - My sister Wilma
Davis has lost her job due to the crash of the bank. My sister Claudine
Griffith is sick and suffering diabetes, high blood pressure and
Glaucoma please pray for them. My mom, Clunis Davis is also diabetic
and has lost her legs please pray for them all. Thank you. Sherma and I
are grateful for the prayers that were offered up for me thanks.
– Please pray for Merle's ministry in S. Africa for protection, health,
strength, love, patience, funding and much more.
(Venezuela) - Prayer warriors. I am in desperate need of prayers, it
seems the past months have been the worst and it's not getting better.
1) On June 21, my Husband had a accident and broke his Femur 3 places
had to have surgery and we used up a major chunk of our savings we had
to buy a house. God blessed us the surgery was successful. 2) I went
into premature Labor on Sept. 2 and gave birth to our 22 weeks baby
that did not survive. (the baby we tried for almost a year because I
have infertility problems). 3) It seems my husband will soon be without
a job because he's in the diplomatic service and we've had a change of
Government Please pray for us that God will open a way for us to get a
house, touch the heart of the policies makers so they'll renew his
contract and won't lose his job. Please pray that when the Dr's give us
the ok again we could conceive another baby and this time it will be a
healthy 9 months with a healthy baby. Thank you all so much.
Ngasa (Tanzania) - I need prayer for my life & my kids. We
separated from my husband 18 years ago my husband married another women
and he did not want to divorce me until today. I want to stand strong
to God in Jesus name. Me and my family pray for my mum who is Islamic.
She doesn't like me because of my Christianity.
Aparna (India) - Pray for my child Srinithi. She should be blessed with all the good things in life and a long healthy life.
- Please pray for my 18 year old daughter who has Lupus and depression.
I am asking God to heal her mind, body and spirit.
~ SPIRITUAL ~
(Cameroon) – Pray for God to open my eyes to see what he wants me to
see and do and help me make good decisions. I am not a good decision
maker. Let your will be done.
Manjula Tirkey (India) - On the
4th, October we are going for a 10 days ministry trip. Please remember
me & my team in your prayers.
Bernadette - Please pray for
Fox Company Marines during the week of Oct 7, 8 and 9. This is a very
hard time for these boys - very intense training. God Bless all of
you! (grandmother of Henry Xavier - one of this boys)
Don Bosco (India) - I am a converted Christian and have full faith in
my Lord God, Jesus Christ. Please pray for my family - me, my husband
and two sons, 24 and 15yrs old.
Alice Sue Ann (Malaysia) – I'm a
Christian but not from a Christian background. My family let me make
my own decision on my religion. I'm only strong in faith when I'm in a
church camp, talks, or in church. I can feel I'm getting further from
God. I want to be His child and be close to him. Please pray for me. I
hope my relationship with my family members will improve. I'm good
with my friends but when with my family I'm short tempered and moody
and the temptation from the world is so strong I'm scared I will fall.
Please pray for me. Thanks a lot.
Prem Dass (India) - Please pray for me.
Mark Anthony Becar (Philippines) - Please pray for me always.
Freeman (UK) - Please pray for Colin & Ann & Brenda Piniecki.
Today they are burying Richard Piniecki who committed suicide last
week. It is to be a 'green/organic' funeral with no guests, flowers,
prayers/hymns/vicar, or headstone etc. He is being buried in a
cardboard coffin in a wood land. It has caused major family rifts and
Colin (his brother), Ann (Colin's wife) and Brenda (Richards mum) will
be the only ones in attendance. Colin has had to deal with everything
since Richard's death as his mother is frail and elderly, Colin has
particularly asked for prayers. Thank you so much
Asaaira Eunice (Uganda) – Please pray for a Holy Marriage!
(S. Africa) - I am a born again child of GOD and am committed to the
work of the Lord but it happed one day that I was tempted and have sex
and still am. I know I've sinned but still love the LORD. Please pray
for me that I don't loose my fist love I had with GOD.
~ ACADEMICS/CAREER/FINANCIAL ~
Sithole (S. Africa) – Pray for my family, my job, for the property I've
bought but not staying at. I'm up and down with courts and lot of
arguments. God knows about it better than anybody I am paying bond. The
car I bought 2 months ago, I was involved in an accident. Now I have to
fix 2 cars and don't have money. 2) Pray for my country, South Africa
to heal this land and bring lots of blessing so we can bless others in
Jesus name, I believe.
Judy Singh (S. Africa) - I am currently
employed and I am being victimized by some non-Christian people at
work. They deliberately make me look stupid. I have been called by the
supervisor and my job is being threatened. Please pray for me... In my
heart I know I'm innocent and know someone is interfering with my
computer. Please pray for the Lord to reveal to my supervisor who this
Daisey Randall – Pray hat I will find my own
apartment and it is everything I have wanted and that my finance
situation will change for the better. 2) Pray that my mother health
will be better. Thank you.
Thawng Hei Cung (Korea) - I am now
living in Korea, and also wanted to be my family supporter because we
are in very poor atmosphere. Please prayer for my work in the factory.
I want GOD to be my 1st priority in my mind, my thought and in my heart
because HE is my Savior. 2) I really love my girlfriend and want to get
married to her. Please remember me in your prayers. GOD be with you.
Nash (England) - I've been through a miscarriage of justice, dragged
through the media and accused of causing brain damage to a woman who
had a fit after on consultation with me and suffered Hyponatraemia. She
did not do my diet as she to London & ate Chinese and came back
unwell. She was not treated correctly in hospital (which is buried),
the husband told lies to gain a high negligence claim from me. I had a
lawyer who was untrustworthy. I feel I was sold down the river in this
case and misled by my lawyer. This has ruined my reputation, business,
& the worst part is knowing that I've told the truth and lies have
been told and people have made a lot of money from this and left me
without an income. Please pray for my name to be exonerated, that I
have peace, harmony and happiness in my life. Thank you.
- Pray for me - exams are going to be held from 23rd October that I
should be one of the top. Pray for me and my spiritual life.
(India) - Dear prayer group. I would like to pray for my husband Ronald
Gigi to pay off the company dues and debts and for a better position in
the company. Thanks to you all.
Oluwafemi (Nigeria) - I would like you to pray for me about my life and doing my final paper very soon.
Micheal Abiodun (Nigeria) – I want you to pray for me to succeed in all
my endeavors. I believe your prayer for me would be answered.
– After moving to Florida I still have not found a job, which is just
about a month. Unemployment is terrible. I also need a car. Please
pray for me.
Doreen (Singapore) – After my first marriage
failed, I have entered into another relationship – it's now been 6
years. Everything works well except there are gaps between us and his
financial situation. I pray that God can help us close those gaps and
bless our relationship by easing his financial burden so we can move to
the next stage. I entrust this relationship into God's hands. Please
help us to resolve amicably in two years time (which we have set a
dateline). 2) I have a daughter, Megan (1st marriage) and I would like
to request prayer for Megan to do well in her final exam this month and
that God can mold her character to be a Christ liked child. 3) Lastly,
I would like to request prayer for my job situation as my company is
going through restructuring. It will impact employees' - names will be
announced the week of 27, Oct. I hope that my position will not be
removed. Many thanks in advance and God bless.
Here is your prayer assignment for today!
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