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.

Friday, April 23, 2010

PRAYER ALERT PETITION to SIGN

Email from the Presidential Prayer Team, Please share with as many as you can.

Associated Press reported earlier today that evangelist Franklin Graham's invitation to speak at a Pentagon prayer service on the National Day of Prayer May 6 has been rescinded by the U.S. Army because of comments he made years ago about Islam.

Graham, the son of evangelist Billy Graham, in 2001 described Islam as "evil." More recently, he has said he finds Islam offensive and wants Muslims to know that Jesus Christ died for their sins. The Associated Press report quoted Army spokesman Col. Tom Collins as saying Graham's remarks were "not appropriate."

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation had raised the objection to Graham's appearance. The invitation for Graham to attend the National Day of Prayer event at the Pentagon wasn't from the military, the report said, but from the Colorado-based National Day of Prayer Task Force, which works with the Pentagon chaplain's office on the prayer event. Since Graham's invitation was rescinded, the task force has decided not to participate in the military prayer service, Collins said.

Enough is enough," said Mrs. James (Shirley) Dobson, chairwoman of the prayer task force "We at the National Day of Prayer Task Force ask the American people to defend the right to pray in the Pentagon.

This is just the latest news surrounding the National Day of Prayer - and we encourage you today to intercede and sign our Declaration of Prayer petition to President Obama defending the National Day of Prayer and our rights to meet together and pray for our nation.

CLICK HERE to go to The Declaration For Prayer - Petition Sign-up

Please forward this email to your friends, family, church members and/or co-workers.

Your Presidential Prayer Team

Friday, April 16, 2010

PRAYER UPDATES & NEEDS


This should read EMMA GRACE but she is Heather & Mark's daughter and the whole family needs prayer, but especially Emma. Please go to read the urgent posts and Emma's story (if you don't already know it) over at Especially Heather. This has been a long, new battle since February.



Abby also and The Rigg's Family have been in a battle that is relentless. Here's the beginning of an update today:
"Today is not the best of days (humanly speaking). Abby’s immunity is virtually zero; after a trip to post office to get the now predictable stack of medical bills and insurance letters, Abby’s fever went from normal to pushing 102 in less than an hour (and climbing still, fast). She was already quarantined; now it’s back to the hospital for immediate admission." ... continue reading at their family blog...
Here are the prayer requests Brent shared:
  • The antibiotics will work. Kids with Leukemia don’t die from “cancer”… they die from secondary infections. That’s why these episodes are so serious and intense.
  • Strength and health for the rest of the family so we can deal with this.
  • Wisdom and alertness to handle all the details of hospital, medical bills, insurance and the rest of “life”.
I know just as Brent wrote that there are so many suffering and in need of a touch from Heaven, he mentioned the precious children with cancer and their families, but we all know there are so many even in just our blog world. Please take time to say a prayer each day for these families and children. Don't be afraid to visit them and leave an encouraging word or even a little prayer.

UPCOMING NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

JUST WANTING TO SHARE an URGENT EMAIL I RECEIVED

Presidential Prayer Team - Prayer Alert


A federal judge in Wisconsin yesterday found the National Day of Prayer to be unconstitutional, saying it violates the First Amendment prohibition laws respecting an establishment of religion.

The decision was rendered in a case brought some years ago against the Bush (and subsequently Obama) administration by the 15,000-member Freedom From Religion Foundation.

The court's action will not impact the activities planned around this year's May 6th National Day of Prayer activities in Washington, D.C. on the steps of the Capitol, on the Mall by the Washington Monument, at the ellipse near the Jefferson Memorial, and in many cities around the country.

The Presidential Prayer Team will also be sending information regarding the rumors that President Obama has cancelled the National Day of Prayer. The fact is - last year President Obama cancelled only the White House's involvement in the National Day of Prayer. Be watching for that email shortly.

WHAT CAN YOU DO NOW?

  • Share this information by forwarding this email to your friends who will pray.

  • Sign up for and share the "Vantage Point" devotionals with your friends who pray ... they are targeting the readiness for the National Day of Prayer, and include names of specific individuals on the Task Force to hold before the Lord during this time. Sign up here - its free!

  • Prepare your own heart in readiness for what will come next.

  • Pray for The Presidential Prayer Team. As the largest intercessory prayer group in the United States, we must address our eroding rights to openly pray in America. Pray specifically for wisdom and our understanding of God's timing as we formalize a plan to involve our entire membership.

Now is not the time to sit back and watch. Now is the time to pray.

Now is the time to gather others to pray with you.

STOP THE RUMORS - SHARE THE FACTS - BE IN PRAYER

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GOD HELP OUR COUNTRY; IT IS TIME FOR EACH OF US TO JOIN AND PRAY IN ONE ACCORD!!!

REMEMBER MAY 6th NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

PRAYER ALERT

Presidential Prayer Team - Prayer Alert


Dear XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

We are alerting our prayer members to pray for the event unfolding in West Virgina.

BULLETIN -- “MONTCOAL, W.Virginia. -- Toxic methane gas buildup forced rescuers to suspend efforts early Tuesday in finding four missing coal miners in West Virginia after a mine explosion killed 25 others in the deadliest such disaster in the United States in decades. The mine is located about 30 miles south of Charleston. Authorities have slim hopes that the missing miners could be found alive more than 1,000 feet underground amid a buildup of toxic methane gas. At least two miners were injured in the blast and remain hospitalized."

We ask that you take the time today to pray for:

    For the families of those killed - that God would bring His undeniable presence and comfort to their hearts and minds as they face the loss of their loved ones.

    For the rescue workers still on site - that the Lord will energize them and give them His wisdom to locate anyone who may still be alive. We also offer praise for those who were rescued, and thank God for the bravery and selflessness of the rescuers.

    For the Massey Energy coal mine community - that God would use this tragedy to draw them together and help them find His peace, and even joy, in the midst of this disaster. Also, that He would help them take any measures that could prevent another explosion in the future.

    For President Obama and our nation - that the Lord would work in and through us to remind us of His love and presence in these times of difficulty.

"Evening and morning, and at noon, I will pray and cry aloud; and He shall hear my voice." -Psalm 55:17

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Additionally, we will have our new Prayer Wall and other prayer tools available for this special request.

Your Presidential Prayer Team

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Our country is in desperate need of prayer -- and for over eight years, you and the other members of The Presidential Prayer Team have been that remnant...uniting as one, crying out to the Lord for His ways to be seen, for His purposes to be accomplished.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

SHOCKING NEWS ... URGENT PRAYER for COMFORT

Unbelievable... I just posted a Prayer that I loved in the Prayers to the Throne of God in Urgent Prayers for Amber, Emma and Abby below from Prayer Central yesterday from our dear Wayne Dillard and then I received this tonight...

HERE ARE BEAUTIFUL WORDS as an update on WAYNE DILLARD spoken at his memorial.

I pray that Kathleen and her daughters or Prayer Central does not object to me posting the entire email. I am in such shock as they are...

Wayne DIllard
Dear Prayer Partners,

This is Kathleen Dillard, Wayne's wife, writing to you today with some unexpected news. Last night, April 3rd at 7 PM Wayne had, what we believe to be, heart failure.

The day before Easter, he went into the arms of THE Resurrection Himself. It was a sunny day in Colorado and Wayne was busy and happy doing the things he loved.

As for myself and our two college age daughters, Julia and Jessica, we are in shock. Our hearts are both heavy and hopeful. Your prayers are a great help to us right now.

As for Prayercentral, we feel Wayne was "in the middle" of so many God appointed projects, that I will take the baton forward where Wayne left off last night.

Which means, you will hear more from us at Prayercentral.

If you would like to give a gift in Wayne's honor, you can do that by clicking here or at the following address:

Prayercentral
PO Box 64323
Virginia Beach, VA 23467

Thank you so much for your partnership with us in His Kingdom!
Kathleen Dillard

A Prayer for Kathleen, Julia and Jessica Dillard

To view this message on our website click here.

People of prayer, please pray for these precious prayer warrior missionaries! Kathleen, Julia and Jessica, our prayers join together to the Heavens that the Holy Comforter be with you, strengthen you and give you all you need to continue to work in His Kingdom as Wayne had planned. You are precious to me and I will pray for you but right now I am in complete shock as you. Thank you for letting us know! Our deepest sympathies for your loss and our great loss but heaven's gain!


Readers if you cannot pray (like me right now) please click where it says Prayer for Kathleen, etc. and there is a beautiful prayer already written and all you have to do is read it to PRAY IT:

Take Courage

Scripture: The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage”! -Acts 23:11


I would have posted it here but if you go there, you can click and it shows them that you are supporting them. Thank you! If you do not know Wayne and Kathleen Dillard, please go to Prayer Central. There are two buttons, in the sidebars here from them, Fetch It Prayer and there are many available at their wonderful site besides Kathleen's Word of the Week!

[Kathleen]

A Note from Kathleen Dillard:

Thank You, for your prayers as we walk forward in this unexpected season of grief. Your prayers are a cushion of grace. A senior leader and pastor called us recently and said, "Wayne's life has been sown into the ground in righteousness and we will see a great harvest," our hearts feel hope rising.

Thank you for your partnership with us at Prayercentral. Let's continue to shape history on our knees.

In His Care,

Kathleen

It's Time to Pray


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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