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.

Turn the Other Cheek

The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold. – Job 42:10 NASB

 

Job prayed for his friends even though they had showed him their true colors. That’s a true friend, Lord. And when he did this, You blessed him, giving him twice as much as he had before. That’s the true power of forgiveness. You know the relationships I have with my friends. Sometimes it’s hard to overlook the hurtful things they say and do. Help me to be more like Job—to learn to turn the other cheek and actually serve friends who disappoint me. I ask for that kind of compassion and dedication, Lord. Amen.

 

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


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My Job

The one who stays on the job has food on the table; the witless chase whims and fancies. – Proverbs 12:11 The Message

 

Lord, show me how to be content with my job. I know I need to work diligently so that I can provide for my family but I am not sure that this is what You have called me to do. I feel trapped. Would chasing after my dream job be Your will for me or is it just a whim? Lead me in the way I should go. Help me to be content in my present job and with the money I am earning. But if it be Your will, give me the courage to pursue the dreams You have for me. Amen.

 

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


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