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PERSONAL PRAYER REQUESTS and HOW THE LIGHTHOUSE WORKS

If this is your first visit, please stop by here and read a little bit about our ministry--how we are joining together to lift others to God in prayer. However, what you read here and in the posts is actually enough.

Maybe you come across someone that needs prayer while visiting blogs, instead of just saying, "Praying for you", do so and bring their prayer need and leave your prayer here and let them know that you left a prayer for them at the Lighthouse of Prayer

This is an interactive blog based on a comment and response system. YOU are a part of our Prayer Team - the minute you add your prayer in the comment area or leave one for someone else in the reply under their prayer.

PLEASE WRITE YOUR PRAYER, PRAYER REQUEST, PRAISE, THANKS - in the place that would normally read COMMENTS after the most recent post, but here it reads "PRAYERS LIFTED TO THE THRONE of GOD"... since a LINKY is no longer available. We begun using a PRAYER REQUEST LINKY, but if it's not there, please leave PRAYER or REQUEST in "PRAYERS LIFTED TO THE THRONE of GOD" (the area for comments but do not write a comment) Thank you so much! Looking at this new template, it's difficult to know how to leave a comment (Prayer) but just click on the part that says __ comments. [it __ shows a number for how many comments/prayers are currently posted]

We'd love to see your prayer requests and praises to God in this area and hopefully others will be supporting you through their prayers written as a response to your prayer there. Be sure to come back and see the prayers lifting you and yours together to the LORD or leave one! You can also remain anonymous, God knows you.

Please remember NO COMMENTS, only PRAYERS! It is important that this be a house of prayer. Any comment, not as a prayer or prayer request will be deleted. Thanks again!

Please read announcement in Oct. 2014 first to understand better the lack of activity here! Thank you.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

REFUGEE SUNDAY JUNE 27th

Important email from Global Day of Prayer

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World Refugee Sunday,

27 June 2010

“I was a stranger and you welcomed me! …Truly I tell you, just as you did it to the least of my brethren you did it to me”

Matthew 25:35,40

Did you know that the number of migrants worldwide would constitute the fifth most populous country in the world?


Did you know that currently there are 26 million displaced persons in at least 52 countries as a result of conflict?


Refugee Sunday is a unique opportunity to pray and support the refugees. This year the two consecutive Sundays in June 20 or 27 – 2010 to be celebrated by the Refugee Highway Partnership in cooperation with the World Evangelical Alliance to raise awareness for the situation of refugees and internally displaced peoples around the world.

Refugees are the people forced to flee their country because they have been persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group. Today, every second there are people fleeing from their homes and cities seeking safe havens. Around the world, more than 42 million people have no place to call home. Persecution and terror have forced these refugees and internally displaced persons to flee, leaving everything behind. They have lost family members, friends, possessions and the familiar places of their homeland.

Additional information and resources about refugees and displaced persons can be found at the Refugee Highway website:
www.refugeehighway.net or http://zoo.iafr.org/ or write to info@refugeehighway.net.


Refugee Highway Partnership has a REFUGEE SUNDAY FaceBook page to share stories and information on World Refugee Sunday. RHP believes this page will help the churches and individuals to connect with refugee ministries, at the same time to share local success stories, events and images.

The World Evangelical Alliance encourages all the Churches to make use of this unique opportunity to pray and support the refugees and internally displaced communities. They still need our intercession, and praying is still the most effective thing we can do for them.

Contact Persons: Jude Simion, Refugee Highway Partnership. Email:
jude.simion@gmail.com, Sylvia Soon, WEA Chief of Staff. Email: sylvia@worldevangelicals.org

Pray for:

* The basic human needs and rights of displaced people

* Those in power that they may show concern and respect

* Those who work and minister in very difficult conditions

* Grief and loss to be turned to joy

“The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself…” Leviticus 19:34


3 comments:

Peggy said...

Heavenly Father... We lift up the many Refugees across this globe and ask that our hearts be like Yours as Your Word tells us to welcome a stranger and how we are to do this for the least of our brethren. We humbly ask for Your forgiveness when we have turned and walked away from the many needs of others! We seek Your forgiveness. We come before You for the refugees that their basic human needs would be met this day as You care for the birds of the sky, You love them so much more. Also for their human rights as displaced people. Be their Refuge as they wander. May those in power show concern and respect for the refugees rather than turn a cold shoulder or a blind eye. We lift up the laborers that You have sent to work and minister in these very difficult conditions. May all of the Refugee's grief and loss be turned to JOY! Help us to love one another as You have loved us and more importantly change our hearts to be open and ready to love each person that may be considered unloveable because not one is not loved by You. Give us love like this for others and show us how to walk as Your Son Jesus, touching & reaching out.

We ask for more compassion in this hurting world and that You pour out a blessing and favor upon those who are in need, refugee and lost in Jesus Name...we are all Yours!!!

Denise said...

Dear heavenly Father, I come to You on behalf of all the refugees in this world. As they wander the world, lost, displaced, so lonely, without the basic needs, may they take cover in Your precious arms. We, as humans, are to reach out to those less fortunate, help them in anyway we can. Make us willing to do that Father. Amen.

Denise said...

Dear heavenly Father, may we all take time to honor this day, and pray for all refugees. Amen

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PRAYER for Our Nation

This was shared in an email from the Presidential Prayer Team:

Declaration of Independence Signer

Samuel Chase
George Washington (1732-1799), 1st President of the United States

"Almighty God: We make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy Holy protection; and Thou wilt incline the hearts of the Citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to Government; and to entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another and for their fellow Citizens of the United States at large, and particularly for their brethren who have served in the Field. And finally that Thou wilt most graciously be pleased to dispose us all to do justice, to love mercy, and to demean ourselves with that Charity, humility, and pacific temper of mind which were the Characteristics of the Divine Author of our blessed Religion, and without a humble imitation of whose example in these things we can never hope to be a happy nation. Grant our supplication we beseech Thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen." --

This prayer of George Washington appears in St. Paul's Chapel in New York City.

To read MORE go here with Presidential Prayer Team