Wednesday, July 30, 2008

~WFW~Believing Prayer Changes Things~

EZEKIEL 22:30 NKJ ~ "So I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found no one."

JOHN 16:23-24 NKJ ~ ". . . Most assuredly, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you. Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full."

JOHN 14:13-14 NKJ ~ "And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in My name, I will do it."

"Christ has delegated a certain amount of His authority in the earth to His Body, the church. Our decisions as believers -- which we can express in prayer -- make a difference in our lives and others' lives."

MARK 11:24 NKJ ~ ".. . whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them."

JEREMIAH 33:3 NKJ ~ "Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know."

PSALM 50:15 NKJ ~ "Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me."

"God invites me(us) to pray and believe, so His will can be done on earth as it is in heaven. Our Father in Heaven is the God of all peace and the God of all comfort.
I have several things I would ask you join me in prayer:

1. Jan returns to M.D. Anderson on 8/5/08 for lab work and MRI to see how this new chemo is working. Please pray the chemo is shrinking the tumor. Please also pray for minimal side effects, if any.
2. My cousin saw her oncologist Tuesday. I haven't heard what she found out yet. Please pray for peace, good results on her blood work and answers needed to make a decision.
3. I took my Mom to the doctor today for a follow up. She is having further testing to "rule out" a few others possibilities. Pray that her tests will return normal.
4. Joyce had a bone scan and it was clear. She is really tired with having radiation and chemo. Pray the chemo/radiation is working.
5. Last week I came to you with an unspoken prayer request. Would you continue to pray.
6. As I briefly posted last week, I did get a job. Today, I started training. There is so much to learn. The work has been easy. I'm thrilled to be moving forward. Thank you for all your prayers for me regarding a job. I feel really good about this change.

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Twinkle Mom of Sunflower Faith said...

Continuing to pray for you and those you love; God bless you dear Sister in Christ for this wonderful WFW post.

Joyfulsister said...

Hi Cheryl,
I will also be one of your sisters who will be standing in gap of prayer with you for these prayers requests. Congratulations on the new job. New beginnings are a blessing, and the Lord be with you as you begin this new journey. Blessings Lorie

Krista said...

Jeremiah 33:3 is one of my favorites. Thanks for sharing these verses today!

Asking in His name,

Darlene said...

Song "Give me Jesus" is what came to my mind just now. We can give it all to glad we can sit at our Father's feet and give it all to HIM!
Joining with my sisters in Christ and praying for you.
Keep pressing on,

Denise said...

Praying for your precious family, asking God to draw close to all of you sweetie.

ellen b said...

Continued blessings on you and God's care for all your loved ones and requests.

Tracy said...

Continue to uphold you and these requests in prayer, sweet friend. How I love that beautiful photo and those precious scriptures...prayer is such in inconceivable gift!

Tracy (Echo)

Kristi said...

I'm so thankful the training is going well. That is so much like God! Blessings to you.

Tanja said...

Congrats on the new job. I love the second verse. Oh, what we miss out on simply because we do not ask. Reminds me of this hymn: "What a friend we have in Jesus. All our sins and griefs to bear. What a privilege to carry, everything to God in prayer. All the peace we often forfeit; oh what needless pain we bear. All because we do not carry everything to God in prayer."

Amy said...

Praying for you Cheryl Thanks for sharing your heart.

Natalie said...

I love that picture. Such a reverent, humble action to fold your hands. Even as adults, we are never too old to "fold our hands and bow our heads".

Laurie Ann said...

Prayer does change things, Cheryl. Beautiful photo and verses to go along. I will stand in prayer with you on these matters. Happy WFW!

Amydeanne said...

WTG on the new job, i hope it is one with great opportunities for you!
praying for you family hon. What a struggle for you, and what a testimony for us - as we see you through this and taking it to God.
Thanks for sharing those amazing verses with us today!

Agent K said...

Thanks for the encouragement through verse.

I have been praying for you and it is my hope that God brings you and yours a miracle.

God Bless!

Melanie said...

Hi, Cheryl. These are all such great scriptures that you shared today.

I'm so thrilled to hear the new job is working out well. I will continue to pray for the other requests you've noted today.

Happy WFW!

Joy @ Joy Of Desserts said...

Congratulations on the new job, especially in this economy where so many are being laid off and unable to find new employment. This is a real blessing for you.

Shabby Olde Potting Shed said...

I will stand in a gap as well!
Your verses were awesome. You really hear God Cheryl, and your heart is amazing. REMEMBER: there really IS
HOPE FOR EACH day!!! ;)
I prayed for everything you shared, as well as your unspoken.
I'm so excited about your new job!
Answered prayer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My love to thee pampered pooch,

JesusRulzMe said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog Cheryl! I really like how yours looks and I totally agree with you re:prayer. What an amazing gift our Father in Heaven has given us through Jesus Christ...communication with the ONLY ONE who can do anything about anything! AMEN? :o)

Will be praying,

alihsee said...

The power of prayer indeed! Praying for you this week!

Nancie said...

Hi Cheryl, I am praying for you and your loved ones. Thank God for blessing you at work.

Thanks for sharing these encouraging verses. Thank God for giving us the privilege of prayers. Thank God we can bring all our cares to Him in prayers and see His mercies and faithfulness in answering them. Thanks for sharing with us. Blessed WFW!

lori said...

I've been praying for some sisters this week as well and a few brothers too....I love the image and the verses you posted...what comfort...

Congratulations on the new job...praying with you for abundant blessings in this new endeavor!!


Anonymous said...

Wonderful verses on the power of prayer. Thanks for sharing.