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Recovery Prayer Request Thread

Discussion in 'Depression Disorders' started by Kristen.NewCreation, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. Yusuphhai

    Yusuphhai Messianic Arabic-Semitic Chinese

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    Please pray for my father. My father’s father was a local Islamic leader but my father was educated by Atheism. My father thinks I am worthless because I do not work to earn money and marry. His gods are ancestors and their descendants, and his science. He tries to love me very much in human’s pattern, but is very disappointed that I don’t pay back the love as he hopes. I know I owe him too much. When I was very ill he looked after me patiently. I love him and pray for him. He’s 78 years old and not healthy. I am afraid before his death he does not trust God and Jesus Christ. My failure is the most major obstacle of his faith. I am his only son. If I recover well it will encourage him much by seeing God’s power. Thanks. :hug:
     
  2. Tempura

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    Said a prayer for you. May God lift your soul and take your burden, friend.
     
  3. Tempura

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    Said a prayer for you, your father and all your loved ones. I hope you won't get discouraged. Your have unselfish love towards your father, which is what we should have, the kind of love where we only hope for the best of others, as if we we're carrying their burdens and sins ourselves. I don't believe such love is wasted, and I don't believe prayers are in vain. There are limits to what we can do, which is why we pray for God in the name of Christ. Our love is nothing compared to His. God bless all of you.
     
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  4. Jeshu

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    I See

    I see the Chosen
    the dust of the earth
    ......Awaiting.....
    the great awakening
    ......Awaiting.....
    A New Beginning
    We all died to the old.

    I look up in hope
    relief at last
    no pain will remain
    after birthing is done
    The hurt lies in the past
    now only awaiting time
    to stop bleeding.

    I hear God's children rejoicing
    The great throng praising,
    What Joy is ours?
    Life everlasting
    doesn't die again
    not now..
    ..or ever!

    I see Holy, Holy, Holy
    Worthy of all adoration
    Numbered existence gone.
    Forever praising
    The Lamb
    for what He's done
    for ALL of us.

    Amen.



    Please don't make the mistake that the salvation of your dad depends on you, or your dad my dear brother, for that is not true but rather follows the same thinking patterns as your dad's and the religions of this world which preach self effort and/or demand that wrong corrects itself.

    The truth tells us that our Lord loves your dad very much. (John 3:16) More that! He died for him and paid his price long before he even existed ( 1 John 2:2.) Better yet! Your dad is also God's offspring (Acts 17:28) and we know The Word says that no one can pluck a child of God out of God's hand - ( John 10:29) - not your sinful atheist dad either - our Lord will simply dispose of him but still preserve your dad's soul (all 144,000 chosen,) as His rightful offspring. No one can get lost in his or her true self ( Isaiah 57:1-2) only in our fallen self this happens. (Psalm 14 confirms this nicely.)

    From that perspective he ( the man you love and treasure as your caring loving dad,) cannot be lost ever! For will you ever let go of him in your love? And even if you did or do, I know for very certain our Lord wont.(1 Timothy 4:9-10)

    Though your desire to see him saved a sinner, like you do, is awesome, and comes out of a God loving heart for our Lord wants everyone to be saved just like our Heavenly Father does. ( 2 Peter 3:9) So please know that the prayer of a righteous man has much weight in the ears of God, so endevour to keep your eyes on Our Righteousness and not your own when you pray for your dad and see how The Word will bless your request before your very eyes.

    See the truth is that you are not a failure but a success for you have a holy Spirit in you and not only a fallen one. It is untrue thinking about yourself and your dad that causes you all this trouble my friend.
    However do understand that the moment you hold onto your identity in Christ everything is put upside down from how it is a sinful reality Matthew 25:37-40. This will also mean that instead of your dad being displeased with you he will not be able to be like that anymore but rather envy after the same Spirit that sets you apart before his very eyes.( 1 Corinthians 14:24-25)

    For please brother understand that you dad loves you and love in him sees the truth always! (1 Corinthians 13:4-10) but it is loveless spirit lying to us that keeps us blind to the power/truth of love!

    Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

    Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears.

    So when you let Christ Spirit in you deactivate that terrible loveless spirit between you two, then you will see our Lord's salvation at work before your very eyes! You can be assured of that. However the moment you surrender your dad back to loveless spirit lying his head off trying to keep you two apart - you will see the walls being pulled up once again, let this be a sign to you my brother that God is really who He says He is.

    Here just have a read of the 'Suffering and Victory Psalm of Jesus' which David prophesied for us to rejoice in long before The Word physically came down to fulfill it.

    Psalms 22:26-29
    From you comes the theme of my praise in the great assembly;
    before those who fear you I will fulfill my vows.
    The poor will eat and be satisfied;
    those who seek the Lord will praise him—
    may your hearts live forever!


    All the ends of the earth
    will remember and turn to the Lord,
    and all the families of the nations
    will bow down before him,
    for dominion belongs to the Lord
    and he rules over the nations.



    All the rich of the earth will feast and worship;
    all who go down to the dust will kneel before him—
    those who cannot keep themselves alive.:bow::bow::bow:


    So to keep the truth in proper perspective Isaiah 27:1-2

    The righteous perish,
    and no one takes it to heart;
    the devout are taken away,
    and no one understands
    that the righteous are taken away
    to be spared from evil.

    Those who walk uprightly
    enter into peace;
    they find rest as they lie in death.


    and then we have the unsaved in us all to be gotten rid of!


    “But you—come here, you children of a sorceress,
    you offspring of adulterers and prostitutes!
    Who are you mocking?
    At whom do you sneer
    and stick out your tongue?
    Are you not a brood of rebels,
    the offspring of liars?


    So how can you ever miss out on the man you love as your dad my friend? For bad life in both you and your dad God's good life will cast down one day and then we have only got the righteous resurrected left over after that ruling beside The Truth after that wont we?


    Revelation 20:3-4
    I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years.


    Does knowing this bring you comfort brother? I hope so!:prayer:


    :hug:


     
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  5. michaelaland

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    He does truly hear our prayer Jamilet, sometimes He doesnt answer them right away, maybe not His time? Or His plan for us? But He does hear them guaranteed...PS 27:14 "wait for the Lord, be strong and let your heart take courage, yes wait for the Lord"........Mathew 28:20 "I am with you always, even to the end of the age"....... Ps 30:10 "the Lord listened"..... I know this post is a few months old, not sure if your still around, if so know that your not alone brother, many of us suffering along with you, I will keep you in my prayers...God bless us
     
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    praying for you FredVB, your not alone, please pray for me too.... God bless
     
  7. Tempura

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    I love you people for supporting each other. It's amazing.
     
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  9. Tempura

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    Said a prayer for you, friend. Some people feel the darkness heavier than others. Then again some people will never admit being broken, never accepting that state in order to make something else possible. Praying for love, hope and peace to come your way in Christ's name. Stick around.
     
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  10. Jeshu

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    Miseries Ugly Truth

    My truth is sore and ugly,
    my truth is I hate my life.
    The Truth is, truth is unwanted!
    my truth is rotten to the core,
    my truth stinks like sewage.

    My truth is hard and mean,
    My truth is without any good.
    The Truth is, my truth burns!
    My truth is a walk in darkness,
    my truth kills my good life.

    My truth lies to me continually
    my truth isn't holy or blameless
    The Truth is, my truth is the pits!
    my truth is utterly godforsaken
    my truth is irredeemable.

    My truth is utterly rejected,
    my truth hands out no mercy.
    The Truth is, my truth is loveless!
    My truth hotly desires good life,
    my truth hurts like Hell.

    My truth is not welcome,
    my truth is not loved.
    The Truth is, My God, my God,
    why have I forsaken You?
    Is that why I'm down here?


    And who suffers your final answer the most my dear friend and suffering brother?

    Isn't it true that The Truth suffers your loss deeply - even now - and so do you my friend!

    Can you see our crucified God in your life bro? Where you have mercilessly sold out The Truth of your Existence to the lies of your depression? And even though you feel absolutely terrible having done so, and would so love to have it different you are stuck looking at wrong? The truth is the lie and his misery rules supreme in your life at the moment and you are toying with the idea to bite the bullet and so in real life loose your good life forever to your bad life.

    Now please don't think I'm judging you, though the evil in charge may claim this is so, the truth is I, and many others here on this forum, have been where you are today and got away from that place of living death and soul destruction. We got away learning to have faith in God's loving truth - Jesus Christ and Him crucified - Jesus who brought us faith in his love and renewed hope for newness of life.

    We know that a hundred and eighty degree turn is needed in your life bro! Honest a complete turn around from the direction you are heading before you can be saved from it. A turn around back Home into His truth and out of the lies hurting you so badly even now.

    So No you don't have to get back up the way you have always done before, such is a complete waste of time and only milks you of your remaining reserves! Rather your inner wish to die is the way to go! However not a continuation of your physical death but a spiritual death you need to see in your life! Where instead of you serving the lie hurting you so badly, you begin to serve God's love who saved you from hell and has the good life you lost awaiting you in Heaven.

    It is because you have heeded the lies of your depression in your ill mind that you have ended-up in the great desolation you are in now.

    This is because the abomination who causes desolation - The Lie ruling your heart - brings the great barrenness your are experiencing in your life today.

    Both Jesus and Daniel warn us about the abomination who causes desolation - and that when we see the abomination ruling us in the place he doesn't belong - in our hearts instead of true God - then we best run as fast as we can without taking anything along from our old life with us! For the Word warns a terrible time will follow, where the persecution and destruction of our good life is the norm of the day - where sweet is bitter and bitter is sweet.

    And isn't this true brother in your life today brother?

    So from this perspective instead of despairing the truth of the lies ruling your heart today, you may rejoice The Truth of God with great rejoicing! For if you know The Truth in your life then you will know without a doubt that the bad life ruling you today is going to be utterly destroyed and you suffering this bad life now so badly and profoundly will certainly be rescued from it. For everyone who calls on the Name of The Lord will be saved - and how many times would you not have done that?

    The truth is you can escape your pit brother, Jesus paid your price, like He did ours, and certainly has the power to make you stronger than the pain of depression can bring to bear, no matter how bad it is right now.

    Faith in God's love bro, that is what you need to gain hope again! Once you have faith in God's love then hope grows and good life will begin to return day by day, even if your depression continues unabated. There are many people here on CF who can testify with me that this is really so.

    I so hope you will continue to come around here and seek love ans support from here, as well as dish it out to those in need, and so come along on our journey of letting God's loving truth set us free from our depressive misery and find communion with those who know first hand what it means to suffer evil.

    Be of very good courage bro!

    Much ability asking our Heavenly Father for faith in his love bro :hug:


    What Can I Say About Suffering

    What can I say, about what have I learned from our Heavenly Father? I can see now that evil lies cause pain to be alive within human existence. I have watched how isolation, forces lies down into suffering souls - as The Wicked cut all ties with truthful love and so let our crushing depression generate its own misery in our agonising hell down there. I know that all lies end up in the Pit - dragging us down living dead. Yet why would I continue to let bad life be dominant in my inner world of awareness and not God's loving truth to rule my every moment instead?

    Over time I have learned to see that creeds, values and morals are rules upon rules ruling. Yet still wicked lies spread like maggots through my flesh, killing all goodness within me, because I'm imperfect! To just let such be and move on is best I learned about that. And so The Word of God spoken in love for God, self and neighbour, is The Voice to heed in our hearts and minds at all times.

    I have experienced that time brings good and bad, up and down, far and wide for everyone. Yet the power of God's love, as even bad sin and great failings ruled me, couldn't subdue Jesus grace over me as His loving truth set me free to be myself - time and again.

    I understand that anguish speaks to those experiencing life truly untrue and lovelessly - and that our Heavenly Father never wanted this to rule His kids! Indeed I know that my wretchedness longs for the demise of all my agony, so that misery may never rule my life again. No more Bad Life overshadowing my here and now, instead complete freedom for me to be me. For in God's loving truth, even through much hurt, I can finally stay on top of things, my loveless lies to hand to Christ as God's Good Life grows within in Return.

    I know now that loving truth is the only useful weapon against the forces of evil. Complete freedom for me if I heed God's love in truth to rule my daily life. So why would I foolishly keep letting malefic lies decide my future. Why not forgive, why leave truthful love? While I know that only God's good makes my life a worthwhile experience?

    I have seen that life is genuinely worth living in honest loving togetherness. Where everyone who exists is esteemed because they are specially made. For our real value lays not in how much gain we can yield for others, but simply because all existence speaks of life's importance to be loved. The communion of Saints - true love loving people doing the loving - is very important therefore.

    So I choose loving truthfulness to steer me through those terrible storms down here. For even through extraordinary agony and times of incredible much suffering God's truth preserves my life. His loving goodness keeping me from falling. As I found that warm-heartedness is truly effective against the deadly chill of devil's breath.
     
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    Thank you, Tempura, being lifted and my burden lifted is most meaningful for me.

    Michaelaland, thank you too. Prayer for me is helpful to me, I am needing that. And for you, as you asked, I pray for you that God meets you with his provision in your needs.
     
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    Prayed for you. Also, you seem more hopeful than what you did before. Plenty of strive towards something positive.
     
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    Praying for you u2spicy. I pray that you continue to march on and that the Lord will guide your Dr. in leading you forward. I also pray you continue to see the hope that you need to be able to march on. God bless.
     
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    Intense can be good. When you speak of those things and bring them to the table, slowly they cease to be some demons lurking in the dark and controlling you, and they begin to be "just" things that you analyze, not as tied to your inner being as you thought, no matter how painful the memories. Don't be afraid, it's going alright. Said a prayer for you.

    This is one of my favorite Bible verses: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
     
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    Hah, the days of being young seem to be behind me. Thank you though, and peace, love and joy unto you as well.
     
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