Category Archives: Prayer

Prayer request from A.R.R.

Received this today in the prayer request page.  Please life up P.C. in your prayers.

Please pray for my wife and I. I (have) been wanting another child, but she (has) been afraid/fearful with her high blood pressure (and) that it will be difficult during her pregnancy and put the child at high risk. Keep us in your prayers.

Merry Christmas Family….
God Bless

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A.R.R., You will be in all our prayers.  This is a tough one because its praying for what you want and at the same time praying for someone else (in this case your wife) to be comfortable with what you are praying for.  Wanting another child is something i can relate to.  I also know how stressful and worrisome any pregnancy can be.

It is in my heart to pray NOT for your wife to change her mind or for you to receive what you are praying for BUT to pray for complete trust and submittal to the will of God.  The bible teaches us to trust the lord in all and rely on his infinite understanding.  I pray that you trust the Lord in his decision to help you have a child (or not) AND more importantly, I pray that your wife TRUSTS the lord if she does (or does not) get pregnant.

Psalm 84:11 
For the LORD God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The LORD will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right.

Please keep us updated A.R.R. and rest assured that you have brothers and sisters in Christ  that are praying for you and your family.

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If there is something you would like fellow brothers and sisters in Christ to join you in prayer and petition, you can send a request here on our prayer request form.

PJSLB

A Fathers Prayer For His Children

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As I sit here on the the edge of my daughters bed here on the beautiful island of Guam, I am aware of your love for me and my family. The quietness of the night with a hint of Jim Brickman playing in the background has set the mood of reflection. I see peace in the eyes of my children. When they talk, I hear happiness and hope. When I ask my kids “who is the one person you love more than mom and dad?” I am proud to hear them say JESUS! You have given them everything they need in life. At such a young age, I can already see you working in them. All the blessings I have coming to me…lord, redirect them to my kids. They are wiser than I ever was or will be. I have wasted many opportunities that you have given me. I promise I will see to it that the kids continue to know where all their blessings come from and teach them to be bold to use it. In Jesus name amen.

Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) – Final

Check back often for updates before, during, and after the typhoon has passed. God be with us all.

I am writing this from manila with regular communication with people in the Visayas region (expected landfall area).

Final Update
12/8/12 11:00 pm EST
Well the typhoon has come and pass and to be honest, it was uneventful in Manila. The city did a really good job in making sure that everyone that needed to be evacuated got the help they needed. The problem now going forward is that some people who evacuated and checked into shelters saw little or no effects from the typhoon. They may be stubborn and not pay attention to future earnings.

Update 5
12/7/14 11:45 pm EST

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Buildings are now covered with rain clouds as compared to previous pics.

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Picture taken 10 mins later. Rain has now completely covered makati.

Update 4
12/7/14 7:35 pm EST

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Worst of the typhoon should be hitting manila in about 12 hours. Was told winds will be around 50-90 kph but rains can be torrential possibly leading to flash floods. If you know manila, you know that will be a certainty. It’s an overcast day. Schools are cancelled today and private sector jobs have the option to cancel today as well (most have).

Update 3
12/6/14 8:55 pm EST

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View of Manila Golf and Country Club from Global City. It’s hot and to be honest people here are not at all worried about the typhoon. They are saying that the the worst of the storm will be arriving tonight.

Update 2
12/6/14 8:36 am EST
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Some are taking this typhoon seriously, most aren’t. We have ballroom dancing at Market Market in Global City as the typhoon makes landfall in Samar. Typhoon is expected to be in our general area within the day.

Give thanks to our lord and savior for sparing this country from devastating forces. The Philippines be blessed.

Update 1
12/5/14 -10:35 pm EST
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Breakfast stroll around Makati at the Salcedo Saturday Market. Lots of people here. No one is worried about the upcoming typhoon around this area.

12/5/14 – 6:15 pm EST
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Well, I certainly picked a good time to have a business trip in Manila. Expecting winds around a 122 mph (197kph) and I am staying on the 16th floor in a condo. I’m flying back to Guam on Monday but based on the Storm track models, that seems to be unlikely. PLEASE PRAY FOR THE PHILIPPINES. The path of this storm is similar to that of Super Typhoon Yolanda.