Posted by: pastormatt227 | April 18, 2018

Prayer updates for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Please keep these prayer requests in mind as you come before God in prayer today:

Update:  We praise the Lord for the successful back surgery Larry De Groot endured  on Tuesday.  Pray for God’s healing grace to be with Larry as he remains in the hospital for the rest of the week to recover from the surgery.  Pray for God to be with Larry over the next couple of months as his body continues to heal and recover.  Pray for God to grant him the daily grace and strength he needs to make a full recovery and be pain free.

We express our Christian Sympathies to Gary and Sandy MeeuwsenSteve and Karin Meeuwsen and their family in the passing of Gary’s father, Howard Meeuwsen, who went home to be with the Lord last Monday.  Pray for God to surround the Meeuwsen family in this sad time of loss, even as they rejoice that Howard’s faith has now become sight in the presence of his Savior.

Please pray for God to be with Curt Morren and Emilee Gebben as they prepare to join their lives in marriage on Friday, April 20. Pray for the final preparations to come together smoothly this week. Pray for the Lord to bless Curt and Emilee begin their life together as husband and wife.

Please pray for Fred Zeeff as he was taken to the emergency room a week ago because of intense facial pain, which the doctors believe is being caused by a painful nerve condition called trigeminal neuralgia. Pray for God to be with Fred as he waits to see a neurologist this week for further testing. Pray for God to provide Fred with relief from the pain as Fred and Edna wait for answers and a course of action for treatment.

Our brothers and sisters in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church request prayer for Andrew Brunson, one of their missionaries who began trial on Monday in Turkey. Andrew has been a missionary and church leader in Izmir, Turkey for 23 years. He was arrested in 2016 under false charges of helping a terrorist organization. If convicted, Andrew could be sentenced to 35 years in prison.  Please for God to be with Andrew, encourage him, and strengthen his faith in this anxious time of need. Pray for God to deliver him from this injustice and pray for God to be glorified through Andrew’s witness to the powerful love of Christ.


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