Day 28 | 30 Days of Prayer | Africa
The One who died for us – who was raised to life for us! – is in the presence of God at this very moment sticking up for us. Do you think anyone is going to be able to drive a wedge between us and Christ’s love for us? There is no way! Not trouble, not hard times, not hatred, not hunger, not homelessness, not bullying threats, not backstabbing. I’m absolutely convinced that nothing – nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable – absolutely NOTHING can get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us. (Romans 8:34-39 The Message)
Attendees: Kelly and Jodi
On this last day of the retreat, as the women have worshiped in a sanctuary of praise and found a safe refuge, we pray that their love for Christ has been rekindled, their souls re-calibrated to Jesus, and that as a result they will return to their families and ministry free to walk in grace, joyfully responding to the promptings of the Spirit. May they own a renewed sense of identity, as beloved daughters of the King.
Lord, you know that the internet is a blessing and a curse. We ask that you give these families self-control in balancing the use of it in ways that are pleasing to you. Break any bondage to unpure sites, or even “escapism” using social media. Help them balance staying in touch with their supporters rather than feeling enslaved to doing so. Please provide for their needs in surprising ways.
We ask for your cloak of protection as they return home and continue to work deep in their hearts as they live out your truth. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
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.View all articles by: Debbie Suits
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