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Prayer and Intercession

Posted by revmichele on June 1, 2009 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (7)


Prayer request and intercession submitted by Sister Dorothy.


I have an evangelist in Kings countyhospital. She fell down stairs and broke her collar bone and hadsurgery today.


There is also a coworker a young girl that is out sick. She reallyneeds prayer. I am asking for prayer for her to be strong enough tocarry a healthy baby full term, and deliver it and be well. I told herto read about Hanna. This a lovely young woman and she wants to be amother.


Another coworker went home today and she has a nasal infection that isspreading to the chest. We cannot have her here. Another young woman and her son in need of prayer. There life is fullof confusion and abuse.


Lord we exhalt your name for you are the supreme architech. You can fix all things. You can walk into any home and command healing, and reveal direction for the lost. Lord we call on you today for a divine anointing to continue to flow into this ministry and the minister that is trying to offer this need resource for you.


Lord work with the issues of each of these people. You know all Lord. People sometimes are not aware of the real issue. You are our all-seeing father. Touch Lord. They need you. Their minds need a refreshing entrance of your sweet whisper. Lord, Those of us that know you as our eternal God. Those of us who know you as friend. We need you too Lord. You know where we are all going as we journey through this land. Give us the strength we need tomove according to your will and way. Lord, I will not call out names.


I will trust you as I always do...You know the people I need you to go to. I bring them to you in secret and you bless them openly. Lord you are so faithful. Lord these women need you and I believe you are already healing,blessing, and anointing...Right now Lord. Right now in the name of Jesus. Amen, Amen, Hallelujah! Glory Hallelujah! Hallelujah ThankLord, Thank you! Hallelujah!


Prayer for Rev. Calvin Hunt

Posted by revmichele on May 13, 2009 at 7:48 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear Lord,


You are our Heavenly Father in whom we trust. You are the God that heals.

Father, we look to you today for healing. Send your healing virtue to Rev. Hunt. Touch his body with your hand of healing, and if it be thy will perform a miracle and disolve the growth.


However, Lord, if you choose to send healing through the skilled hands of a surgeon,  I pray that every trace of the growth be removed. Let him have a rapid and thorough recovery.


Father, we trust you and know that you do all things well. So we praise you and glorify you right now. We lift our brother up before you and praise you for what you have already done and are about to do. Thank you for encouraging him through your Word and through the support of friends and family. We speak victory in the name of Jesus and anticipate the praise report. Thank you Jesus. Hallelujah and Amen.

Prayer Chain

Posted by revmichele on May 13, 2009 at 6:51 PM Comments comments (0)

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus.


God is so good, kind and merciful. We are a blessed people, and it's the Lord who blesses us.


Several prayer requests were received over the past few weeks. If you would, please extend a prayer for the follow people.


1) Baby Epiphany Mitchell (born 4/15/09 at one pound one ounce)

2) Shaneeta Owens (returned home from recent hospitalization)

3) Christopher and Steven Bauer (experienced a difficult Mother's Day because their mom passed away three years ago on May 10th)

4) Audry Forde (son died in a car crash 12/11/05. Thoughts of her this Mother's Day season)

5) Keith Lopez (has an aneurysm near his heart and will soon undergo surgery)

6) Rev. Calvin Hunt (malignant growth near his lung)

7) Thomas Jones, Jr. and Geneva Jones (father/husband passed away)


Send your prayer requests to


Be strong and keep the faith.

International Prayer

Posted by revmichele on April 22, 2009 at 10:54 PM Comments comments (0)

I received an e-mail from a Christian teacher in Nigeria requesting assistance with obtaining giant print bibles. His note touched my heart, and I began to think about the compassion of the Father. The request was simply to send two giant print bibles for an elderly couple. He stated that there are other elderly members who would also benefit from the large print.

Immediately, I responded that I would pray (as he asked) to hear God's will concerning this matter. That's when it came to me to institute the International Prayer Day  to intercede for ministries in remote parts of the world who are struggling to obtain resources to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ. 

Thursdays are now International Prayer Day for the Comfort and Joy Online Prayer Ministry. Won't you take a few minutes each Thursday to intercede for such ministries as the one I've described above. Begin with this simple prayer and add to it whatever comes to your spirit.


Father God, I thank you for the many ministries in remote parts of the world that are committed to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please bless them with the resources they need. Touch the hearts of the people you will use to bless these ministries with gifts of bibles, teaching materials, music and various other resources. Lord, please send your ministering angles to the people in _____________________________. Strengthen the pastors, teachers and leaders as they share the Gospel. (Please continue this prayer.)


Father I praise you for what you're going to do for the ministries in _________________. I believe your word and believe that you will provide for all of their ministry needs.  Thank you, Lord for what you're doing and are about to do for your people in _____________________. In Jesus' name. Amen.


Prayer Requests

Posted by revmichele on March 27, 2009 at 6:14 AM Comments comments (0)

Good morning, and God bless you.


This has been some week. I've been busier than ever, and I'm sure you have been too. 


I've received several prayer requests, and I'd like to share a few with you.


A young lady at New Hope who had a brain tumor removed.

A young couple who's preparing for marriage.

A sister in Christ who's employment status needs an up lift.


Prayers have gone up to the Father for these specific situations, and others. I'b believing God for answers that will come right on time. He's the God that heals. Healing takes place in every aspect of our lives including physical, mental, financial and emotional issues. Trust that the Lord will heal every situation you're going through.  And though you might not see the miracle right away, just trust and believe you are healed. In time (God's time), you will see, feel and experience your healing and know that it's the Lord who healed you.


Stay encouraged! The Lord loves you and want only the best for you.


If you have prayer requests, please send the to   Together, our prayers will make a difference.


God bless and have a great day.


Sunday Morning

Posted by revmichele on March 15, 2009 at 10:47 AM Comments comments (0)

Good morning everyone,


This is the day that the Lord has made. We shall rejoice and be glad in it..


My prayer this morning is simply that the Lord will give you peace of mind.


With the economic crisis in full bloom, the news has reported that more people are attending church, yet the churches are falling short in the offerings.  Make no mistake about it, even the church is feeling the financial crunch -- baciscally because the members who give are feeling the crunch.


Yet, I know that God is the giver of all our wealth and blessings. I know that He provides for His people. I know that regardless of how the numbers look, the Lord will not allow His people to suffer to the point of no return.  The Church of the Living God thrives because of the spirit that dwells within.


If you're a pastor or missionary or evangelist who's depending on the genorosity of the people in order to keep the doors of the church open, trust and believe God for who He is and what He does. Have peace of mind that the Lord has already prepared for the "low times" and will pour out His abundance.


If you're a Believer who's wondering how long, Lord, how long, know that He knows the time and what He's going to do to bless His people during the crisis. He's already set provisions for you. Just look to the hills from wence cometh your help. Your help comes from the Lord. Look to the Father, not the government. If He choses to bless through the officials, then Amen, but it's not by their hands. It's by the Lord's divine will.


Have peace this morning that the God who knows all things knows what you need. Consider that He may only be waiting for you to ask. Ask and you shall receive.  He's waiting for you to acknowledge Him in all of your ways, and not lean on your own understanding.


This morning, I speak the peace of God that surpasses all of our understanding into your financial situation. Be at peace with how the Lord is working it out for you. Be at peace with the knowledge that His divine will is perfect, and He will perfect the things concerning you.


"Father we bless you who you are. We praise you for your loving kindness and long suffering. We adore you, Lord, and honor you. Thank you for your provisions during this economic crisis. Thank you directing our govenrment officials on how to manage the nation's finances. Thank you for including me in your plans for financial recovery.  All glory and honor belongs to you. Amen"


May the Grace of God be with you as you embrace God's peace.

Evening Prayer

Posted by revmichele on February 3, 2009 at 10:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Greetings and praise the Lord,


I want to thank each of you for stopping by the Comfort and Joy Online Prayer Ministry. God is so good to us, and his mercies endure forever. This evening I'm compelled to share a prayer with you. Please join me.


Father God, in the name of your son Jesus; our savior, healer and redeemer, we stand in your presence to honor and adore you. We love you, Father. All praises to your name. In our humility, we bow before you with repentent hearts, sober minds and willing spirits.


Forgive us of ours sins, and help us to overcome our short-comings. In you, we have our total being. Without you, we are lost. Through you, we can do all things to glorify the Father.


Lord, we present ourselves to you. Have your way in our lives. Teach us through your Word. Show us the path you've chosen for us, and help us to walk steady towards our destiny.


We know that you are a provider, and everything we need is available to us. We know that in these difficult economic times, you will prove yourself in our lives. We know you love us and will never leave or forsake us. We're depending on you, Lord, and know that you'll see us through hard times.


Grant your people favor so that those seeking employment will find exactly what they're looking for, and those in need of a little extra will find ways to preserve what they have until such time that the window of heaven opens wide and poor out your blessings  in abundance.


Teach us to be good stewards of what we have, and how to share the blessings according to your will.


Father, we pray for the members and visitors of Comfort and Joy Online Prayer Ministry. Please send a special blessing to these prayer worriers and guests.  Perform miracles in their lives and give them a testimony to your glory.


We pray for our sisters and brothers in Ghana. Bless Prophetess Linda and the work you have put to her hands. Bring healing to the nation! 


We continue to lift up Susan K., Mike K., John C., Marilyn H., Rev. Sam W, Coach Kim, Rev. Justine H., Kirk L. and Koinonia Bible Fellowship, "the Brothers," all of our families, friends, loved ones, our national leaders and governments abroad, and our adversaries.  Step in Holy Spirit and bring comfort and joy to your people.


Thank you Lord for your many blessings and continued forgiveness. In the name of Jesus.  Amen.


Welcome New Memebers

Posted by revmichele on January 25, 2009 at 8:59 PM Comments comments (7)

A warm welcome to John C. (I see Debbie's doing some missionary work!)  Thank God for you. Please sign in the Guestbook and share a word of encouragement, comfort or prayer. Check out the calendar for prayer days and events.  Just click on the event and see what we're praying about.  Then join the prayer.


Lord Jesus, I thank you for my dear friend, John. I ask that you would encourage his heart today and strenghten him to walk in the calling on his life. Let him be a spokesman for you, sharing your word through literature, songs of praise and poems that inspire. Bless his hands to do the work assigned to him. Bless his family and keep the spirit of peace and tranquility flowing from heart to heart.  Father, we give you glory and honor and due praise. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

Prayer and Action

Posted by revmichele on January 23, 2009 at 9:22 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi everyone,


Thanks for stopping in today. 


I'm praising God for the prayer requests that have come in so far, and how God is answering these prayers. I give Him all the glory for His  immediate response to your prayers.


Keep in mind that faith requires action. Waiting on God is one thing, but doing the things we are able and capable of doing while we're waiting is something all together different. There are times when the Lord requires us to wait on his devine healing, or answer to our prayers. Then there are other times when we have to do something while we're waiting.  You know that saying...the job's not coming to you, you have to go out and get it. Now the Lord may bless you with favor so that when you get there, the job is yours. But you have to go out there and interview .


Sometimes, our healing is the same way. God may chose to grant you an instant divine healing and show you a miracle. Or he may chose to grant you healing through a process wherein you are required to put forth action.  The classic "get up and walk" healing required that the man "get up and walk." Imagine if Jesus said, "sit there." How would the man know he was healed? He wouldn't. He'd just sit there wondering...can I walk?


So as you continue in your prayers, turn them over to Jesus, and then get up and walk. Put some action into it. Faith without works (action) is stagnation. We are a people of action!



Let's Pray

Posted by revmichele on January 12, 2009 at 9:49 PM Comments comments (5)

This is a wonderful poem submitted by my cousin, Samuel T. Watkins, Jr.  I know you will enjoy it.  After reading it, please take time to each line suggests. What a blessing!




There's no place or time that we cannot pray, for we can pour out our hearts to the Lord anytime or anyplace; so let's Pray!


Let's pray; when troubles call on you, you call on God. He is my refuge in the day of my trouble. (Psalm 59:16)


When you feel tension mounting throughout a busy day and gloomy clouds start to hover and you begin to worry; Pray!


Let's pray for our World Leaders, because their words can change the world in which we live and work. Uncaring words can lead a society to be in constant turmoil and diminish the human spirit.


Let's pray for our Communities. A caring word can give us the encouragement to thrive in the workplace, and create an atmosphere of harmony that shapes the space around us. Prayers can also provide a sense of comfort to those who are misjudged, misguided and misunderstood.


Let's pray for our Children and every family member within their household, that they will be nourished physically, mentally, and spiritually to become the people that God is calling us to become. Words have the strength to create or destroy experiences. How a person speaks to one another can color the experiences that our children are exposed to and affect their growth as they mature into adults. This can be a costly price to pay for missed opportunities and broken relationships.


I pray, so that I may be uplifted, that I may have words of encouragement for others to embrace.


Let's pray, because our salvation and total existence depends upon it. The Holy Spirit is the Christian's source of power and an honest talk with God is the first step in finding peace of mind!




© 2008 Samuel T. Watkins Jr.