PRAYER

Prayer opens our hearts to the power of God’s love. Prayer is how we become channels of God’s love for the world. Prayer is a gift from God – He wants to hear from us!
Pray for Others – If you would like to be part of Christ Church’s prayer chain and receive emails with prayer requests from our congregation, please contact Karen Smith.
 
The Prayer Tree is located in The Commons and a part of the Prayer Ministry. Complete a prayer “leaf” and it will be prayed over by the church.
 
To submit a prayer request, you may send an email message to prayer@cc-um.org. If you would prefer a more private prayer request, you can contact Dr. Marc Donaldson.

Forgiving My Friend

“Be alert. If you see your friend going wrong, correct him. If he responds, forgive him. Even if it’s personal against you and repeated seven times through the day, and seven times he says, ‘I’m sorry, I won’t do it again,’ forgive him.” – Luke 17:3-4 The Message

 

I’ve about had it, Lord. I don’t know how much more of this I can take! Is this friendship even worth all this pain? Lord, please calm me down. Give me the right attitude. Your Word says that no matter how many times I am offended, if my friend apologizes and says he’ll never do it again, I am to forgive him. Well, You’re going to have to give me this power, because I have none left of my own. Please work, live, and love through me. Help me to forgive my friend. Amen.

 

[from Power Prayers to Start Your Day by Donna Maltese]


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Spirit-Filled

“I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, understanding, much learning, and all kinds of special work.” – Exodus 31:3 NLV

 

Lord, You have filled me with Your Spirit. I have been given wisdom, understanding, education, and talent for many lines of work. Show me how I can use my knowledge, understanding, and abilities to do the work You have set out for me. Show me the paths You want me to take. What do You want me to do with my hands, my life, my gifts? They are all from You, the One I want to serve. Amen.

 

[from Power Prayers to Start Your Day by Donna Maltese]


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