Sunday, May 16, 2021
We fervently pray for our entire country - and the world - that the awful
Coronavirus can be eliminated quickly.
Pray that comfort and healing come to afflicted families around the world and
that the medical community can
not only develop solutions, but also remain safe in their work as they care for
We also celebrate America......a nation of freedom and unmatched
greatness. The savage unrest and rampaging
damage that has occurred in major cities in our country initially reflected the feeling
of frustration that has spread across
instigated by the brutal killing of a man arrested by the Minneapolis, MN,
police department. We all pray
for calm and reason to halt the
rampages.....focus on the correction of such violent conflicts.
Pray for our Country - and the world - for that matter. The love of Jesus is
desperately needed in so many facets of
lives, as well as in the lives of our
Good news surrounded us this morning with reports of positive changes in
many people's lives.
● Little Riley, a
1-year-old with a spinal tumor, being treated in
Washington, D.C. Recent treatments have improved
dramatically. It's reported that
she is taking unassisted steps once again and is actually dancing! Pray
for the cleansing of her little
body of this awful disease.
● Pattie reports improvement in her medical condition; pray for
continued improvement and complete healing.
● Thad's mother has come through heart surgery with flying
colors and has left the hospital and has returned home.
● Mark's mother - at the advanced age of 96 - is string and
independent, living alone and able to handle her affairs!
● Jim has been released from the hospital and has returned to
Please pray for Terry, whose one-year evaluation will be performed on Monday,
May 17. We pray for full remission and
Sarvia is hospitalized in New York City, and we pray for the doctors' abilities
to bring healing to her.
A Calgary, Alberta, Canada pastor was arrested
and jailed - now released - for violations of COVID-19 restrictions.
Other Canadian pastors has been arrested, too. Freedom of religion seems to be
in jeopardy in many areas.
Continue to pray for Fred, who
mourns the loss of his dearest
friend and wife, Tammy. Ask
him through his grief.
We pray for comfort for Joan's brother, whose health continues to decline.
See and hear our prayer requests, found in our video (ZOOM) sermons, using the
Sermons tab at the left side of this
Christians throughout the world are being mercilessly slaughtered for their faith. We pray
that world leaders find
actions to stop the murderous extremists who conduct these attacks.
Islamic-inspired attacks in Europe are deplorable and
can only be alleviated
through the Love of God. Pray
Please help us to be mindful of the vicious attack on America on September 11,
2001, and to be wary of our
fateful day. We pray for the souls of the innocents
who were lost on September 11, 2001.
We pray for wisdom
and guidance for
our national leaders and those of our allies as we combat the evil that
continues to this day.
Please pray for the on-going efforts of Young Life and Cru staff members, especially
local ones, as they work
school students focused on making wise
decisions in their lives. We are thankful for recent staffing
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