Day 18 | 30 Days of Prayer | Middle East

Posted on: February 09, 2014 Written by
Day 18 | 30 Days of Prayer | Middle East
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God, we ask you to give these ladies wise minds and spirits attuned to your will, and so acquire a thorough understanding of the ways in which God works.  We pray that they’ll live well for the Master, making him proud of them as they work hard in his orchard.  As they learn more and more how God works, they will learn how to do their work.  We pray that they’ll have the strength to stick it out over the long haul-not the grim strength of gritting their teeth but the glory-strength You give.  It is strength that endures the unendurable and spills over into joy, thanking the Father who makes them strong enough to take part in everything bright and beautiful that he has for them (Colossians 1:9-12 The Message).

May the retreat be the setting in Tricia, Amy, Julie, and Julia are restored, awakened, and their faith rekindled.

Lord Jesus, please teach and empower the women to walk with Jesus in joy and peace despite the external conflict and pressures that are inevitable on the field. We also pray for the protection of their children’s hearts. We ask that they You would have them feel at home where You have them, love the people and know in the most real way that You are good, real, loving and true. In Jesus’ name, Amen.


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About the author

Debbie Suits grew up in Naples, Italy, and fell in love with the city and its people. She came close to returning to Italy, but ended up in Madrid, Spain, where she and her husband worked for 16 years. They returned to the States due to the special needs of one of their children. She now lives in Denver, CO, with her husband and three kids (ages 24, 22 and 18). Debbie is a bi-lingual nanny, companion to the elderly, and Color Consultant. She is the author of the 30 Days of Prayer and is a representative of Get Hope Global (micro-enterprise loans). Debbie has been a part of Thrive retreats for many years as a Color Consultant and shares a kindred spirit with fellow women who work abroad.

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