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Praying against the storm

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Lord God,  Defender of our souls and our Conquerer, I shout praises to you because you are holy , righteous, just, merciful, and fierce . How awesome are you wonderful works on my behalf! Your enemies cringe before your power. Why am I afraid ? Why do I think you haven't got things well in hand? You have raised the dead ,  held back waters, brought dead bones to life, healed the sick, given sight to the blind, defeated the devil. Nothing is too hard for you in my life or anywhere. Pour out your power on me. Hold back my stormy seas. Work a miracle in me and through me. I pray Jesus' name over the destruction that's coming against my life . In Jesus' name, Amen. "Come and see what God has done, how awesome his works in man's behalf." (Psalm 66)

A prayer for justice and vengeance

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Oh, Lord God of love and vengeance,  You uphold the cause of the fatherless and widows. You put the orphans in families. You release those imprisoned by sin into freedom. You bring justice for the abused. You feed the hungry and clothe the naked. You sit with the lonely. You heal the sick. You remember the abandoned. You lift up the fallen. You embrace the unloved. You are all we need. Always and forever. You are everything we could ever long for,  hope for, or strive for. No, you are more than that. I praise you and believe in you  that you will serve justice and give hope to _________ as he/she fights against the evil forces that come against his/her life. I pray for God's Holy Spirit to pour out like fire from heaven  on ___________ and the needs sitting before him/her. Decimate the evil that pushes in and the enemy that sows doubt, fear, and worry. I pray against the Liar of all lies, against his forces of evil and against the people who allow the

A prayer about getting involved

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Dear Lord Jesus, the God who saves us-- I'm so thrilled to be a part of your mission on earth. I sit in awe at how you love every single person, how you desire hope and purpose for them, how you call each person to yourself. Some don't hear you calling. They have too much pain or too many sorrows. Many are fighting to survive, and some are just fighting. I can help with that, if I care enough to get involved. I can sponsor a child, I can feed the hungry, I can welcome the stranger, I can befriend the lonely, I can visit a prisoner, I can provide for the needy, I can advocate for the weak, I can comfort the brokenhearted, I can provide healing for the sick, I can rescue the enslaved. But only if I'm willing. I can't pray and ask you if I should get involved because you've already told me to do it. Now it's strictly a matter of obedience. I must get involved. Give me courage and selflessness. I will take the next step. I will

I'm sick and I'd like to get well, ASAP

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Dear Lord, What is your plan here? You want me to learn humility, patience, endurance? I get it. I do. I just feel lousy. My head's exploding, my sinuses are swollen, my nose is red and crispy. I'm a real beauty queen. I walk around with my mouth hanging open so I can breathe, and I haven't slept soundly in days (for fear of suffocation). And--I'm working here. At least I'm trying. I'm hobnobbing with professional writers, asking for critiques, making contacts, self-advocating, trying to be the best version of me--either the fun me or the professional me--I'd take either one today. Instead, I'm allergy me. Stuffy, aching, swollen, tired, throbbing me. I'm a Ny-Quil commercial. And I'm not happy about it. (After all, isn't my life about  me ?) Oh, I get it. No, this is not about me, even though it feels like it should be. It's about YOU. It's always about You, whether I realize it or not. You're just reminding me,