Day 9 | 30 Days of Prayer | Italy
_________________________ DAY 9 – LONLINESS_________________________
I will never leave or forsake you.
If I say ‘Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me’ even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.
Today I/we pray for attendees: Tamara, Anne, Naomi, Jeannette, Kristie, and Emily
Loneliness can be a black cloud that never seems to lift. A woman can be in a city, with her team, and even with her spouse and feel isolated emotionally and spiritually. Lord, I/we ask that in your gentle intimate way You heighten these ladies’ ability to hear your still small voice saying I love, value, cherish, and will continue to pursue you (Jeremiah 31:3). Enlighten their hearts to the hope of their unique calling. May they experience the power of Jesus in the mundane and in the spectacular. As they quiet their hearts to listen, may their chaos become a bit more orderly, and their “going through the motions” become more heart felt. I/we ask that joy begin to spring forth.
Thank you, Lord, that the church in Romania has developed since the fall of Communism. A strong foundation has been laid for leadership and many types of ministry. I/we pray for continual transition from severe persecution and restrictions to freedom. I/we pray against ethnic divisions and materialism. I/we ask for effective youth ministries and an awakening among the German and Hungarian Protestants. I/we thank you that a saturation church planting movement and several prayer movements are developing in Romania. I/we pray Father, that these movements will flourish.
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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