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November Prayer Time

Lindy Swanson

by Lindy Swanson, Prayer Team Member “The desert will blossom . . . with rejoicing and shout of joy . . . They will see the glory of the Lord, the majesty of our God. Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble” Isaiah 35:2–3 (nasb) Heavenly Father, Thank You for joy that comes from Your presence, for preparing the way into Your presence by the blood and flesh ... Read More »

August/September Prayer Time

Lindy Swanson

written by Lindy Swanson, Prayer Team Member Heavenly Father, We praise You because no purpose of Yours can be thwarted. Nothing is impossible for You. We praise You for working through us even when we disbelieve. Sometimes, we are like Zacharias, who didn’t believe he and his wife could conceive in their old age, even though the angel of the ... Read More »

June Prayer Time

Marion Duckworth

written by Marion Duckworth, Prayer Team Member The apostle Paul, who was a very prolific writer, understood that feeling. That’s one reason he told the church at Galatia “not to become weary in doing good” (Galatians 6:9 NIV). Their words to others mattered. Besides, Paul certainly had reason to become weary of telling God’s truth since the reward for his ministry was often ... Read More »

February Prayer Time

Marion Duckworth

written by Marion Duckworth, Prayer Team Member Lord, I realize that I have been remiss in praying for Oregon Christian Writers because “I, me, and mine” has gotten in the way. Do I imagine that organizations like Oregon Christian Writers can succeed without prayer? That Satan will not persist in roaring like a lion in order to decimate us—especially in ... Read More »

December Prayer Time

“Looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds” (Titus 2:13–14 nasb). Heavenly Father, We praise You for Your goodness and Your promise of good toward us who are called ... Read More »