Anyone who is having troubles should pray. ... When a believing person prays, great things happen. -James 5:13,16 NCV

A Prayer for Healing

And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up.
James 5:15a

Dear Father in Heaven,
Today I ask again mercy and healing for my Uncle Chuck who is in the ICU with a severe case of pneumonia. I pray that You would cause the fluid in his lungs to drain away and the infection to cease. I pray strength for my dear Aunt Mary as she struggles to keep up with daily tasks and commitments as well as being by her husband's side. I pray for my cousins who find it so difficult to watch their father struggle with this illness. I pray for my mom who has already suffered incredible loss this past year and ask that you would spare her only brother. And, Lord, I thank you for my wonderful uncle, his love for You, and his love for all of us as well.
Amen

mjt

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4 comments:

  1. So evident in your prayer Martha that illness affect more than just the afflicted. I join you in praying for a gift of healing for your uncle and gifts of peace for all who know him.. and I add the others in my life who need gifts such as these.

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  2. Martha, I too will continue to pray for your Uncle. I loved you post that told us of his love, wit, and humor.
    I pray for your sweet mother, that the God will look down in mercy, and touch and heal.

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  3. Thank you all. My daughter sent me this verse today...
    The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him, In those who hope in His mercy. Ps. 147:11

    They are moving him to Rochester.

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