THE GOSPEL MINISTRY - SHARING THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
Joining in prayer with the One who is able to bring healing to those in need.
    James 5: 16; "Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. "NKJV.

July 23, 2016:                  
 
Our Prayer: Heavenly Father: Thank you so much for the opportunity to worship before you, and to be blessed with your presence. We know that you are the giver and sustainer of all things in the heavens and on earth. We thank You for our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ who loved us and died for us that we might be called children of the Living God. We know that You are aware of every petition and request that is made of You, and every need that all the peoples and  nations have. We ask You that You consider our petitions for healing and recovery according to Your will for each person that we bring before You. We know that You, who see the circumstances of all of us, and who pours out Your grace and mercy on us with many blessings that none of us are worthy of. We thank you so much for that everlasting kindness and love that You have for all of Your children. And we thank You for each beautiful day that You allow each of us, to share the many blessings that You supply, so let us rejoice in this day that You have given us by honoring You in all that we do. May Your name be praised forever and Your will be done for all of those we have lifted up to You. We ask all these things in the name above all names, the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
 
As each of you who reads the prayer list. Please take a moment to look at each name and lift them up to the Lord. We know that He hears our prayers, for His compassion and healing, and it just might be the one that our Lord is waiting to hear from a caring and gentle heart that has compassion for others. Along with the prayers for those who are struggling, we have good news for some on the list and sad news for others. Please read over the prayer list and pray for our Brothers and Sisters in Christ, and for those who live in the darkness of the world that His will be done and all things come about in His perfect timing. 

Let us all pray today and each day for the suffering and the struggles that have touched so many lives, because of the floods that have devastated the people of the states that have been overcome by the disasters that have come about. The flooding to our neighbors, in WV. The floods tornadoes, and storms that have cause a great deal of damage in the Midwest. The fires that have caused so much damage in the western states. Let us humble ourselves before the Lord, knowing that He is the only One who can intercede for us, and give us blessings and strength to overcome these obstacles. Pray that this will also bring about revival and a return to the Lord. AMEN.
 
Carolyn Patton:  Carolyn continues to do well. Keep Ms. Carolyn in your prayers, asking the Lord to grant her strength.
 
Clyde Patton: Clyde continues in his rehabilitation at home from his by pass surgery. Please pray that all continues to go well. Lift him up in prayer for a complete healing. 
 
Patsy Patton: Patsy is home from her stay in the hospital for dehydration, and continues to improve as time goes by. Continue to pray that God strengthens and renews Patsy as the days go forward.

Jason Patten: Jason is my grandson, who is going through something we never think we will have to endure. A bitter divorce, and was just recently allowed joint custody, of his young son TY. It is something that none of us want to go through, so Jason faces the difficulties of getting along with a portion of his life missing, would  you please lift Jason up in prayer, because he is a strong believer in the Lord, that God's will be done. Continue to pray for Jason and Ty.
 
Tom Johnson: Keep Tom in prayer, that as time passes the weight of sadness will be taken away by the hand of the Lord. As Tom just shared with me, he is taking it one day at a time. For God strengthens us and renews us in all the things that we have need of.  

Don Young: Founder and Head of the hands of Hope ministry in Winchester continues to battle sickness that was caused by migraines that have troubled him for six and 1/2 years. Still the doctors have not found a cure. Don battles the difficulties with a strong determination. Let us continue to thank the Lord who has enabled him to keep up with the ministry (Hands of Hope), that the Lord has blessed him and Sherry with and continue in prayer that the doctors find what has been troubling him for so long, and bring wellness to him and relief from the devastating illness that he deals with each day. Lift up a prayer for Don and Sherry, that God will bless them with comfort and peace.
 
Michael and Jess Kenney: Praying that the presence of the Lord come to them that they might understand their need for Him, receiving Him as there Lord and Savior. The baby is doing well.  Pray for the health and well-being of the family. That salvation and a desire to the Lord be manifested in their lives. 
 
Layne Foley: Please continue in prayer for Layne's salvation. Layne is doing much better, but his heart is no longer strong enough to endure an operation. However; He just received, a new de-Fibula tor that is working well. He will be going to the hospital for some aggressive headaches that he has been dealing with and ultimately he will be going to the hospital in Baton Rouge, LA. to have them care for them. Layne is once again recovering well, from the partial memory loss. Keep the family in prayer that they might be strengthened and enabled to endure these struggles. 
 
Robbie Foley: Pray that he will see his great need for the Lord, and that he will call on the name of the Lord for His salvation.
 
Melanie Foley:  Mel's has finished with the chemotherapy and they took the MRI yesterday to see what the results are, and we are now waiting on the results. Now they have taken a biopsy of the area where the cancer was located, and when they get the results the first of the week, they will be able to tell if it is completely gone, or prescribe further treatment. Keep Melanie in your prayers and may God be blessed in all that comes to pass in her life.

Betty Erwin: Has recovered very well from her stoke and is staying with a friend for the time being. She continues to well in her recovery. Ask God to be with her in her recovery, giving glory and praise to the Lord.

April Smith: We always lift up April in prayer, and today she has a number of requests concerning her family. We lift up her son Jacob, and we understand that his circumstances are constant. and have remained the same. April's sister who was operated on for a back problem is at home, recovering, and continues to do very well. Also; Her granddaughter Amber who has been undergoing care for a rare Mersa infection is now at home continuing in  her recovery  slowly improving as time goes by. Please continue to lift April and her family up in prayer. All three of them are doing well, and we just need to keep them in prayer.

Laura Mae Howard: This is the last week of the chemotherapy, and then they will schedule her for a scan to see how well the treatment turned out. Pray that the medicine will be what she needs to heal the cancer.

Jack and Ms. Polly Wampler: Pastor Jack and Ms. Polly continue to do very well, hope to see them at church in the morning, since I was on vacation last week.. I know my brother faces a number of difficulties each day, but he is doing very well while going through it all. Ms. Polly has also responded to all of her difficulties and is doing very well. As we pray for then, we ask that God watch over them each day. Even though Jack is no longer the Pastor, and we are looking for a new one, he continues to be an important part of the SFSBC. Let us pray for Pastor Jack that throughout his latter years that he will receive a reward of rest and fulfillment for the many years that he has stood before the Lord as Pastor at SFSBC. Asking God to bless them as each day passes.
  
Lane Dezan:  Even though Lane faces a number of difficulties with his diabetes, He continues to do as well as he can.  However; Even though he is unemployed, and is concerned about these things, he is learning to leave them in the hand of the Lord. He had an interview for and online job on Thursday afternoon and I haven't heard the results. On Monday he is scheduled for a hernia operation, so we pray that God guides the hand of the surgeon. The struggle with his eyes and his diabetes continues to stress him out occasionally.  Let us continue to pray that Lane would continue to lay everything down before the Lord,  no matter what the decisions are that he will be required to make. For when we trust in the Lord we find that His answers are far better than any that we could ever think of making ourselves. Let it be Your will Heavenly Father that he will seek and follow You so that he finds assurance in You. So, let us continue to pray for Lane, and his family.

St. Jude’s Hospital: Let us not cease to pray for the children at St Jude's and the families that are there with their children and the treatments that their children are in need of. We thank God for His blessings and all of the prayers that you lift up for each one of the children at St. Jude's. For those doctors, nurses and care givers who work at St Jude's are a blessing that God has provided for His little ones. Let us always remember these little ones in our prayers.

Debbie Draper: We now know that the Debbie's car trod artery is blocked in four places, but the surgeon has decided that since Debbie has had a previous open heart surgery that it would be far more dangerous than to just leave it alone, and check on it again in six months.   Please continue to lift her up in prayer, since the doctors have made there decision of what path to take.
 
Steve, Carol, and Ted Williams: Steve is still doing well and we pray that the medicine for his ulcer will do the trick. St3eve and Carol returned from Florida to attend to getting his house in Winchester, ready for sale, They joined us at the church service at Shenandoah Farms Baptist Church this morning for worship, sadly Carol is returning to Fl. Both of them are doing well. Ted went and saw the doctors again about his difficultly with his nervous system. Still he has heard nothing about his application for disability from the Soc. Sec. Admit. Please continue to pray for the Williams family that they be strengthened by the hand of the Lord.
    
Joan Clark: A wonderful Christian lady from Dobson NC has a terrible problem with her knee and the doctors have decided that they must replace the knee. The surgery is scheduled for Aug 29, so please keep Joan in prayer, and I will update you as time goes by.

Ray McKorkle: After the scan on the bladder was complete with nothing new to report, it was noted that their are a number of spots on the kidney that is most likely cancer. Nothing new to report concerning the spots on the bladder. I  have nothing new to share at this time.
 
Jr. Wetsill: Jr. continues in need of prayer for the difficulties in his life. Difficulties that come on us as we grow older in life. Jr. is doing about the same even though he has to deal with many different challenges. Please continue to pray for him as you are lead to. Still doing about the same in his struggles.

Chuck Vannoy: Chuck cancer had spread so much that it has been found to be untreatible, and they have now given him two to four weeks to live. Remember this that even though the doctors have set the time, only God knows what day it is that we will end our lives. Keep him in prayer, praying that the Lord will watch over him granting him and the family comfort peace as he goes through this time.

Tena Hockman: Tena after her surgery found that the masses on her ovaries where not cancerous, is doing very well in her recovery  To God be the glory, for His blessings that where bestowed upon her. 

Hilda Bowman: Ms. Hilda continues to do as well as any 96 year old she was looking great at the chapel service of Friday morning at the Nursing Home. She continues to amaze everyone around her and is a blessing to those at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home, and to me when I see her each time I have the opportunity to be there. I had the enjoyment of having her at the Chapel Service on Friday morning.  So let us continue in prayer for this God-fearing lady, that as the days go by that God will be their with Hilda, granting her comfort and His peace according to her needs. 
 
Bob Smallwood: Bob was at church this morning, and seems to be doing reasonably well.  We know that the weakness that he endures is both from the diabetes and Lukeminia that he has. Also: Kimberley attended church this morning and her back is doing much better. Let us pray for both of them, that she would be healed from the fall, and Bob from the Leukemia and diabetes that is controlling his life. 

Audrey Corbett: It is reported that Ms. Audrey is doing very well since the cataract surgery. Also; that if and when it is God's timing that Ms. Audrey be able to move back to Front Royal, but in the meantime, please continue to write her at.  351 Hickory Drive, Luray, VA. 22835. Please  drop her a card to let you know that you are remembering her. Wishing her a blessed day.

TA and Shirley Testerman: TA and Shirley both continue in their medical struggles. Shirley who continues to have quite a number of doctors appointments Shirley has been blessed in that she can see images now instead of being totally blind in her right eye. The result of the visit to the eye clinic is that her sight is not improving, and having just spoke with her she is as upbeat as ever. Shirley continues to have problems with her lower left leg, and back. At the current time, she is visiting with her daughter and son-in-law, and is having a very difficult time with her legs. This comes from her high fluid levels which are not only their, but in her lungs also. And a lot of this is a direct result of the hip replacement surgery that she had several years ago. Both of them have been suffering because of this oppressive heat.  Please keep TA, Shirley and the Testerman family in prayer. Ask God to watch over them.

C.J. Hagenson: CJ is the grandson of TA and Shirley, he is in the ICU with possible Lyme's disease, I will keep you updated as things come apparent concerning his condition. Please lift him up in prayer for the healing of his body and his heart by the Lord.

Francis Hutchenson: It has been discovered that Francis has three different cancers. They are Liver, Lung, and Throat cancers. We know that one is bad enough, but to have three will be very hard on her. Please lift up Francis to the Lord for He is the one who is our great physician and can heal our afflictions no matter what they are, so please remember Francis in prayer each and everyday. We have no updates for this week.

Judy Frazier: Another dear friend of the Testerman's who has COPD. and has to go to the doctor to check out the possibility of other bronchial problems to include the possibility of Bronchial Pneumonia. Please ask the Lord to watch over Judy, and we hope that she gets a good report from her visit with the doctor concerning the problems that have come up. We have as of yet got no results from Judy's visit to the doctor.

Bill Testerman: Ever since Bill broke the toes in his foot, until he has some time away from caring for his father, he is baring up under the pain. He continues to struggle a lot, for he is tied up concerning the care of his father, and cannot seem to get the time to take care of this problem. Continue in prayer for Bill that it will heal better, and the pain that he is enduring will subside. No  change.

Sebert Testerman: Sebert is feeling a lot of nausea, weakness, dizziness, and dementia that seems to be progressing more and more. He just celebrated his 89th birthday, so let us pray that he understands how many blessings that God has granted him throughout his life. Sebert continues in his struggles and is doing about the best that can be expected. Ask for God's presence to be with him that he might understand the struggles that he is enduring.

Lisa Hagenson: Lisa Has been struggling with severe depression, that seems to be a yearly thing with her. She continues to improve, hopefully and prayerfully that it will be gone soon. However; To this point it has still got a hold on her and refuses to let go. Keep her in your prayers that God will take away the things that are troubling her.

Barbara Dunn: Barbara has developed a staph infection that is in here blood stream, but it appears. that she is recovering from the infection, and being well in the near future. Please continue to pray that God will intercede for her, because and illness like this can be deadly, and only the Lord can put a stop to it. 

Kim Lee: We pray that Kim's renewed efforts in walking with the Lord, will enable her in the difficulties that she faces in life. Also that she will know how important it is to have a more intimate and loving motherly relationship with  Lindsay and David, her two children. Nothing new to share concerning Kim today.

Daniel and Maggie Fritts: Dan and Maggi both seemed in good spirits today at church. We thank Dan and Maggie for all the work that they do at Shenandoah Farms Baptist Church, and we enjoy our fellowship with them each week. It appears that Daniel's finger is completely healed from the break. Let us lift up the name  of the Lord that He receive the praise that is due His holy name.

Dorothy Rooks; Hannah Richardson, and Bob Lipsett; A part of Dan and Maggie's, family who have recovered from their struggles, we continue to lift them up that God grant them good health.     

Judy Moriarty: A member of our congregation at Shenandoah Farms Baptist Church has endured a broken ankle. Pray that it would heal and that she may be able to return soon to church services. Nothing new to share.
 
Jodie Foxwell: The niece of Maggie Fritts has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Sadly we report that she will require a double mastectomy. So we pray that the Lord will be on the hand of the surgeon when it is scheduled. Asking God to comfort and watch over her according to His good will. We have no update at this time.

Craig Allen Wissenger: Craig having finished his chemotherapy, seems to have come through it well, and is getting strength back Day by day and week by g week, Craig is doing much better,  Continue to pray that the Lord will allow him a complete healing from this ordeal.

Dave Melander: Dave and Jan are busy at Emanuel Baptist in Manassas, until they are called by the Lord to do otherwise. Dave is doing the Sunday evening service there today. He is doing well along with Jan, and his mother in Pennsylvania is doing well, Dave us returned home on Friday from a visit with her. Please continue to pray for them, that they will be ready to step out to accomplish God's will wherever He would send them.

Lester and Ms. Lottie Horton: Lester  took Lottie last week, and they are at home together once again. Lester and Lottie where at the Lighthouse FWBC this morning for services, and it is reported that Ms. Lottie is in great health and excellent spirits. This is the and of God working in her life. So let us praise the Lord for this wonderful report. 

John & Katie Calabrese: Katie is seeking prayer for her husband John who is unsaved. Katie has shared that things are going better with John at home. We pray that God would open his eyes to the fact that he needs Christ Jesus as his Savior.

David Baldwin: A young man of 27 years of age, with virtually a new wife, and a small son, who has been diagnosed with MS, and has been given and appointment at the UVA Medical Center, for a new study on 01-31-2016. Continue in prayer for David.

Bonnie Cook: A devoted mother and Pre-School teacher has developed Rheumatoid Arthritis. The doctors have found a medicine that is helping her  quite a lot.She was at church, doing very well, this week helping out with VBS,we where so glad to see her. We ask for prayers that God will grant her strength as she struggles with such a debilitating disease. Please continue to remember her in prayer. 

Johanna Wright: Johanna's back and hip are doing much better, and we can keep rejoicing that it will completely be healed. Pray that God's will be accomplished in her life and that His perfect will be done, for there are other battles that are going on in her life. Nothing new concerning Johanna and her difficulties.

Randy and Phoebe Miller: Randy continues to have difficulties, and the most likely culprit is likely to do with his aneurysm. Having a lot of problems and the doctor continues to tell him that the smoking that he continues in is the cause of a great deal of them. Also Randy is no longer eating as he should, continuing to put himself in jeopardy. So let us pray that he would take the suggestions of the doctors and that he might get through some of these problems. Also; Phoebe continues to do very well in her recovery from the cancer. However; She has and infection in one of her toes that is causing her a  great deal of struggles. Keep lifting them both up in prayer. For it is by the hand of God that we are all renewed in Him. 

Barbara Boyd: Barbara has cancer that has spread all throughout her body and sadly to say that there is no treatment that will have any affect on this cancer. We understand that prayer was asked for her at Hope FWBC this morning because of the struggle that she is going through.
    
Margret Christian: Margret continues to do well, and is once again in back at home in Arkansas enjoying her own surroundings. She will be going for her scan this week to find out the results of the treatment that she went through.

Sue Baldwin: Lung cancer. Now that the doctors have made the decision to operate. Sue had the operation this past Tuesday, and it looks so good that she is already at home undergoing the healing process. No update today.

Richard Theimer: As reported by his son Paul, he is doing well now since they removed the tumor from his brain. We can only thank God for these blessings.

Paul Theimer: At this time Paul and his wife have no foster children that they are caring for. Let gives thanks and praise to the Lord, that He has given Paul and his wife to care for those other than their own.

Sally Willingham: Sally Continues to do well with nothing new concerning the cancer. It has diminished to and almost untraceable amount. Her monthly update concerning the healing process is so good that the technician at UVA said that the results are some of the best he had ever seen. The doctor has also echoed the sentiments of the technician. So she continues to give glory honor and praise to the Lord who is our Great Physician.

Cathy Kimball & family:  Let us continue  to pray for Cathy's 21 year old son Alex who has an alcohol problem. As of this time, Alex has not responded to the counseling for the problem.  Pray that he would understand as the oldest of his siblings now that his father has passed, that he has a unique responsibility as the oldest of four to strive to deal with the counselor's who are trying to help him with the alcohol problem that he has, asking God for strength, in accepting his family responsibility. 

Clayton and Doris Johnston: Clayton is now in rehab without and ideal as to how long he will be there. Also; Continue to pray for Doris that the blood thinners that have been increased to twice a day are keeping her blood thin and that it is not clotting, along with her other heart medication will keep her heart condition under control. Sadly to say, this past week, fell and broke er arm. and sprained her arm, causing a great deal of difficulty in being able to take care of Clayton and her brother Dave who has cancer. Pray for God's will to be done in both of their lives.
   
Dave Collins: Brother of Doris from WV. has cancer in the stomach mass, and is receiving chemotherapy treatments six times a month.  Now that Dave has completed the chemotherapy, he has grown continually worse in his condition, and Doris says that he is now in a coma. As we continue in prayer for the Johnston and Collins family, Dave, Clayton, and his wife Doris, that God's will be done for each of them, and that the comfort and peace of the Lord that only He can give be with them.     

Ora Bullock:  We have wonderful news concerning our sister in Christ. She is no longer stuck in the bed, but can now get up on her on, and she has a motorized wheelchair that she can operate very well. This does not end her difficulties, but the Lord is blessing her, and we rejoice with her in her blessings. Continue to pray that God strengthen her with His mighty right hand.  
 
Barbara Carbaugh: Barbara was there with us at Shenandoah Farms Baptist Church this morning being  blessing as always. She continues to do very well, so let us pray for her that the ailments that she suffered from will not return.

Ann Ritter: Ms. Ann's bright smile that lights up the church was there this morning. We know that she suffers from a number of different things, the most prominent being back pain, diabetes, and kidney failure. We know that our sister is in the hands of our heavenly Father. We thank God for that and ask that He blesses Matt and Ms.Ann with His grace and mercy each day.
 
Sonny Cain: Sonny spent some time in the hospital this week, because he was having some dizziness that the doctors attributed to a virus. He is back and home and recovering, but still has the dizziness.  Sadly to say that he is also experiencing the same type of problems with his eyesight that brother Lane is dealing with.  Please continue to keep Sonny in prayer for the difficulties he is going through.

Jim and Linda Cook: Ms. Linda was by herself today. It is my hope that JIM will grasp the power of the Father in heaven when we lift up our prayers for him concerning the well being of our loved ones. We know that even though Jim's cancer was malignant. the chemotherapy has gotten rid of the most of it, sadly we also know that the brain tumor that Linda had in the past has reformed. The doctors have recommended radiation treatments  for it, let us   pray that Linda seeks out  the Lord for His guidance as to what He would have her do. So let us continue to call on the name of the Lord that she be strengthened in her struggles, and that Jim continue to be on his way to recovery. To God be the glory. Linda continues to await all of the consults to be done, that she might get an appointment for the doctors to look further at the returning tumor.

Matt Ritter: Matt has been successful at his attempts to lose weight, up to this point he has lost 30 pounds.  We know that Matt also is a diabetic. He is required to take medication, making it difficult to lose those extra pounds. and it is our prayer that he be able to take care of it, For Matt has accomplished quite a bit already. Keep Matt and his mother Ms. Ann in prayer that God pours out His grace upon them.

Dewey Powers: Dewey has completed the chemotherapy. However; it has physically weaken him, and it is difficult to keep up with that busy schedule. Therefore, let us call on the Lord to strengthen our brother  by the hand of the Lord that he might find the newness that he needs.  We thank God for him and Pat, having known them for a number of years.  

Janet Hofer: After all of the struggles with the pain that Janet has been going through it has been found that she has stage four bone cancer. It has not been said as to what treatment or if their is a treatment that in any way help. Just as we ask the Lord in all things, we pray that He will look on her, taking her into His hands and touching her with the comfort and peace that can only come through the will of God for her life.  

Junior Barrett: He has been diagnosed with lung cancer, and needs are prayers, and I'll let you of any specifics when I received them. So lift him up in prayer so that the Lord will touch his life. Along with Junior, we would like to lift up his daughter Carrie. Carrie has breast cancer, and now that they have operated on it, the report is that all of it has been removed. We praise the Lord for the wonderful blessings that He pours out on us.

Lonnie Salyers: Even though our brother in Christ has been having some terrible problems breathing. it is reported to us by his daughter that he is able to breath much more comfortable with the oxygen that he uses at night6. He has been taking a new lung therapy regarding his breathing and is able to accomplish much more. We know that these blessings are a gift from our Lord. Please keep him in prayer as the days pass by.

Debbie Mintz: Debbie who underwent the surgery for cancer, and now has completed her last chemotherapy and will await the PET scan that will be taken in the near future. Lot let us give praise to the Lord that all will be well according to the grace and mercy of our Lord. 

Diana Stanley: Diana was able to get the Colcnoscpy, but she has not yet received the results. Please keep her in your prayers as she is a young women who is facing a lot of difficulties. Nothing to report whether their is any need to be concerned.

Helen Stanley: We thank God that the scan that Helen took a couple of weeks back has revealed that she continues to be free from cancer. Even though Helen has been found to be free from cancer, but all of the treatments that she has had to endure, have tried to drag her down, but we thank God for that she continues to be victorious in her battles, by trusting in the Lord to guide and bless her life. So; Know matter what our sister has to face, we know that along with us she give the praise to the Lord for carrying her through, granting her that positive attitude that she has concerning life. Even though some of this being her difficulty with breathing, the doctors have diagnosed it as Bronchomalacia. However; she reported that this had not been much a problem lately, but the nausea in her stomach continues to poke up its ugly head causing difficulties when it comes.  Let us also remember her two sons, Nathan and Ronnie who are lost along with her brother Elvis who has a number of health problems. But  no matter the medical problems that they are enduring, their greatest problem is sin thus they do not  know the Lord as their Savior. Regardless of the medical problems we pray for them to be saved, and that God would heal them according to his will for their lives. Also; We continue to pray for the salvation of all of those family members  who are lost. We thank God that he has sent Helen to us to participate in Prayer Meeting and Bible Study, and that for all of her family who are on the list that none of them had any updates, so leaving it in God's hands we know that all things work for good for the ones who love God.
 
LET US COME TOGETHER AND PRAY FOR THE LOST ONE'S IN OUR FAMILIES, BECAUSE THEY HAVE REJECTED THE LORD UP TO THIS POINT. CONTINUE TO ASK GOD THAT HE OPEN THE EYES OF EACH ONE OF THEM ON THIS PRAYER LIST AND THE PRAYER LIST'S OF ALL OUR CHURCHES ACCORDING TO HIS WILL, AND FOR THE  GLORY AND LOVE THAT GOD HAS FOR HIS CREATION.

James Blansett: Cousin to Helen Stanley has Lung cancer, along with congestive heart failure, that his breathing is greatly restricted and difficult, because of this difficulty, James is on oxygen 24/7.At this time their is no improvement in his condition.  Even though the doctor told him he had but a short time to live, the Lord continues to confound the doctors predictions, by blessing James with a longer life, we Praise God, for what he is doing in our dear brothers life. As we pray for James, let us remember that our God is in control, and no one knows what His will is for James other than the Father in heaven. So let us continue to ask God, who is in control to bless him with the things that he has need of, especially his need to breathe clearly.

Wayne  Short: Wayne who was diagnosed with A-Fib, but has been healed from this and is  back in rhythm, will now be required to use heart medications for the rest of His life. Please pray for Wayne, and all of the other requests that Helen has lifted up to the Lord, for she has the belief, faith, and trust that the Lord will answer them according to His timing and His perfect will.
  
Ms. Swefredraeya Joy and family, for their many needs, for this is a Christian family in Saudi Arabia where Christianity is not recognized. Swenfredraeya  is in the midst of a 21 day fast, doing well with the fast, and wants everyone who praying for her to know that she really appreciates their prayers.

Peggy Butler; Peggy has been taking chemotherapy and it seems that this latest bout of cancer is responding very well with the current treatment. Since the finish of the treatment, Peggy underwent a scan and it came out very well Pray that whatever comes for Peggy, that she will just put it in the hands of the Lord, surrendering it all to Him.

Nicole Melvin: Nicole once again is taking either chemotherapy or radiation treatments for her cancer,  twice a week, it seems like it will not fade away, but continues to return, but we pray that it won't overtake and bring no greater harm than it already has done in her life. Pray the mighty hand of God be upon her according to His will for her.

Anita Murphy: Earlier this year she had some broken bones in her left arm that are now completely healed and she is able to use her arm fully once again. She would like to thank everyone for there continued prayers and well wishes.

Bonnie Hitt: Has recovered well from her surgery, but at times being a widow and a partial amputee weighs heavy upon her. She continues to be distressed, and troubled concerning the loss of a part of her leg. Please continue to pray for her and pray that God gives her grace and mercy.  

William McFall: Is a  diabetic after having a partial amputation of his leg is doing extremely well and upbeat. William continues to do very well, and we give the glory to God that he has come through doing so well.

Debbie Tucker: Debbie continues her stay at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home because of the inability to walk and the lack of a cure for the problem. Pray that a cure be found.

Angie Stephens:  We thank God that Angie continues to do well. We also thank God for Angie's work in the Women's Ministry. Even though Angie is doing well she was a bit discouraged that she couldn't fully take part in Vacation Bible School. Therefore; We pray that the Lord will continue to strengthen her each day, and we thank God also for her safe return, because she was visiting with family in WV during the flooding.

Don Ross: Don is being released from prison, on the 12t. Let us pray that his time in prison has led him away from the desire of alcohol and drugs, and that he will seek after the Lord instead of returning to his former ways. As of yet I haven't received an update from his mother.
 
Brayden Schofield: A six year old young boy, who had developed some liaisons on his arm, and upon investigation it was found that he had  bone cancer, and now sadly to say it has spread to one of his lungs. Let us pray that we will see this young one healed by the power of our God and Great Physician.

Nora Collins and family  We continue to pray for Nora, and the cancer that she is going through, along with her father who has many problems of his own. Also her mother, who recently broke her hip. So let our prayers of comfort and well being for the family be lifted up to the Lord.  Nothing to share.

Ed and Mary Edmonds: We thank God Ed and Mary have enjoyed a visit from their daughter, and to of there grandchildren, Billy and Sarah, let us pray that now that they have returned to Rhode Island, that they will continue in there work in the church to bring glory and honor to the Lord. 

Jack and Bonnie Kilby: Bonnie's mother is once again at home, and we pray that she continues to do well.

To everyone who reads these posts, and prays for all who are on the Prayer List, let them rejoice in the Lord and give to Him the praise that His name is deserving of. For God is good, and He is good all the time. AMEN.
 
Also; It is my hope and prayer that if anyone of you, who are facing difficulties in your life, that no matter what, you will put your hope and trust in the Lord, letting His name be praised. And for those who don't know Him as there Savior, let them seek His face that they be saved, strengthened, and redeemed, by the shed blood of the Lord Jesus Christ. AMEN. 
 
To God be the Glory. We thank God for each bit of good news for the people on the prayer list. We know that His presence has endowed the Doctors to know and make the wise decisions that cover the treatments for each one on the prayer list and all others who are facing afflictions in their lives, and we know that God is at work in each of the lives on the prayer list granting them a part of His infinite grace and continuing to bless the doctors with the knowledge and wisdom that they need so that they can share with us the very best that we are granted, the best of care by the grace and mercies of our Lord.
 
Let this be a special prayer for our nation, that our leaders, no matter who they are, that they will be convicted through the righteousness of God's word, and be reminded that the Lord is Master over all things  and that they would understand that He is the one who has given them authority to govern the people of this Nation. And let this be not for political leaders only, but all leaders; Spiritual, Business, Military, and all those who serve that they will seek the Lord. Also; Let it be known that as Christians and citizens we should be setting an example for others to see and follow, so that we can have a truly God fearing, God following relationship with God for our country once again. AMEN.
 
Continue to proclaim the name of Jesus all throughout the year, that He be lifted up. For Jesus has said; If we confess Him before men, He will confess us before His Father who is in heaven. And if we deny Him before men, He will deny us before His Father who is in heaven. Matthew 10: 32,33; In all these things, let us give God the glory. AMEN.
 
Remember this page is for anyone who is suffering or having problems that you would like prayer for. Or if you have a praise report thanking God, for a blessing for your life or someone you know, we will be glad to add it in. Just plan on getting the requests in by Fridays if at all possible, and I will do my best to see that they are added on the following weeks  prayer list beginning on Sunday afternoon.
  
Sincerely
Rev. Leonard A. Young
Administrator and Editor
The Gospel Ministry Prayer List.
 
  
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