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A Call to Prayer! The Lord Will Deliver Us!

I Will Bless the Lord

Hannah, Dawn and Dave
Hannah, Dawn and Dave

One of my favorite passages in the Bible is found in Psalm 34. Today this Psalm especially ministers to me, as I find myself struggling with fear.
The Psalmist says in Psalm 34:1-4:

I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

I thank the Lord for this promise, that as I seek him he will answer. He will deliver me from all my fears. 
Dawn and I have had our highs and lows as we’ve endured this trial with our daughter, Hannah. Some days we feel very encouraged, and our hope is strong and bright. Then at other times when we focus more on the weight of the problem, or the duration it wears on us and we feel weighed down.

Looking to Jesus to Come Through Today!

Today is a big day. We need much prayer support.

The Sunset at Imperial Beach
The Sunset at Imperial Beach

We have some friends that will be helping us this afternoon, and we are hoping for a breakthrough. I suppose the uncertainty of it all combined with the other happenings in our lives makes it feel heavy.
I do want to taste and see that the Lord is good today! I desire this each day, but I especially need it today.
Dear Jesus, Come to our rescue. There is healing in your wings and we do look to you.
The Psalmist continues in Psalm 34:5-8, 17-19:

Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed. This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!
When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

O Lord, thank you for your wonderful promises, that give me hope. Thank you that you promise to be near as my family and I endure troubles. Thank you that you will deliver us!
I also give thanks for all our friends who help carry this burden. I will bless the Lord, and I will praise him even in these difficult days!
In His Grip, Dave


    Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    God is faithful. He will never leave you nor desert you!
    Be Blessed my Brother.

    • By diasolifeontheborder
      Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:30 pm

      Thanks – glad that we can count on you for prayer support

    • By diasolifeontheborder
      Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:34 pm

      We’d especially like prayer from 1:00- 6PM PDT today – thanks again for standing with us!

  • By ~Michelle Cook
    Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    Praying for Hannah!

    • By diasolifeontheborder
      Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:31 pm

      Thanks so much – be in prayer especially from 1:00- 6PM PDT

  • By sustainabilitea
    Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    This reminds me that even though we don’t always feel God’s presence, even though we fear, even though we feel bad in our hearts that we don’t trust more, the feelings aren’t what matters. What matters is that we KNOW without a doubt that God cares for us, loves us, saved us, and is with us through every trial. So we press, or sometimes slog, on, knowing that somewhere on the other side, we will break free and that even now, He’s footprints are in the sand as He carries us and our unbearable (for us) burdens.
    Much love to you all!

    • By diasolifeontheborder
      Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:33 pm

      Thanks for the good words. We’d especially appreciate prayer from 1:00- 6PM PDT

      • By sustainabilitea
        Posted March 11, 2015 at 12:41 pm

        OK. Many blessings.

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    Posted March 11, 2015 at 2:15 pm

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  • By Sammy
    Posted March 11, 2015 at 3:54 pm

    Bless you and your family in your time of need. ‘The peace of God which passeth all understanding shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus’.

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