Discipleship Prayer Request February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day!!

My wife Michelle, like me, noticed the number of prayer requests has been decreasing. This week I emphasized the importance of and their need for prayer and the blessing they have in that there are a lot of people who want to pray for you and how they need to seek the fruit of prayer. It seem to spurred them, at least in Sheridan.

Please pray for the men in Dixon to come to a knowledge of the importance of prayer. Also pray for me to have patience and wisdom in dealing with a new student, Tarig. He seemed to have an objective more towards being a disruption versus learning about fatherhood. 

To Him be the glory

Currently there are 182 subscribers to Disciple Prayer Requests, I'm hoping to raise that number to 200, if you know a prayer warrior, invite them to subscribe by sending an e-mail to SOCPM@SOCPM with 'Subscribe Disciple Prayer Requests' as the subject.

Discipleship: Defending Your Faith Part 2

Dixon Correctional Center

Ronnie - Keep the government officials in prayer as Scripture says, we could all see all the pondering questions the government is having on what to do with all the crises going on in Illinois. especially budget in prisons. Pray for positive change.

Richard - I've been going to court now into counties Henry in Lee, I am still fighting the MSR issue concerning my parole. Please keep me in prayer my next court date is 2/25/15 and 3/4/15. Thank you, in Him.

Sheridan Correctional Center - Afternoon Class

Rodney - hello for mother and family wasn't before going home 3/27 for job in continuing recovery.

Anthony - I would like you to pray for Sherita and deliverance from her past hurts, bad choices, decisions and ridicule. Please pray for her comfort peace and immersion in the fruit of the Spirit. Thank you and may God continue to bless you with abundance and strength, power and love prayerfully yours.

Joseph - I am praying for Governor Rauner to put into process that which will relieve the overcrowding. Pray that the process for awarding the supplemental sentence credits will be changed. These credits allow men women to be released six months early. I pray to be awarded these credits which will make my release date April 2016 instead of October 2016. Thank you.

Lougwin - pray that I get delivered from my addiction God give me wisdom strength knowledge to recover and help others still in their addiction of recovery. God please forgive me for my behavior dream by drug addiction. Myself, mother, sis Judith, Beverly, my family. Please.

Richard - Prayer support to help me become a good tutor, to have God send me people who want to help and help me connect better with people.

Tommy - My name is Tommy. Can you keep praying for me? Thank you. And can you pray for the people that have not and pray for Angela that the Lord keep blessing her in her life and pray for my family and may God keep blessing you.

Jeff - I would like for you guys to pray for my son Jeffon and Jeffrey Junior and my son Jashon and and my wife Shay and my mother Ella and for my family and pray that I would find my way into God's heart and pray that I would find a job when I go home. I would really appreciate it thank you very much.

Jesus L. - I humbly ask Father God, I continue to have my faith in you Lord. I please ask you Lord to watch over my wife and three sons. I know that you give them Your grace every day! I ask you Lord, please help them speak to each other, more as family then friends. They don't see eye to eye on many situations and I ask humbly, that somehow, someway Lord, you bring something to their attention, to bring them closer as a family. For myself Lord, I am here for you Lord. To use me as a vessel for the word and to listen and pray for others. To You my Lord, amen!

Raymond - Pray for my friend Karen, for my daughter Becky, for my six month supplemental sentence credit (good time), for a strong faith and obedience to God's will. Thank you.

Derrick - Pray that my kids are kids mom is okay. Pray that God give my kids and kids mom what they need. Pray that God sent me a godly wife to help me. Pray that God help me date and night. Pray that Scott and his wife and son are safe.

Sheridan Correctional Center - Evening Class

Dominic - Hello Saints, I first start by saying thank you for touching and agreeing on the prayer request, as I well, I pray that our heavenly Father bless you and your loved ones, I pray for peace in Jerusalem as well as our country and the others that are in chaos and all sorts of threats of war, I also pray for my little brother who's fishing a case in Wisconsin and we have no idea of the potential outcome, my older brother is having issues with his marriage and he's on the verge of leaving her and I just pray for them. My praise report is that my daughter's mom and me have been doing good, I don't know if it's I'm about to be released or it's the prayers have been answered and I have faith to say that its our our prayers being answered. And I'm very happy, we are talking, planning she's working now, my daughter is singing and reading to meet on the phone, we are just on the phone just us three having a good time and I'm really happy and want this to continue. I'm aware that the enemy is busy. But can you please pray we don't let the hard times get to the point where we once were, in just instant things change.

Trent - Prayer request for Ed and Emma, my grandparents, they are both in poor health. My grandmother is 94 in my grandfather is 97, so please keep them in the prayers. Prayer request for my daughter Mattiison, she will be having her first birthday next month and I would like everyone to pray for her.

Name not given - I want to pray that I stop using foul language and vulgarity and for Him to forgive me for being so disconnected lately. Also for me to open my eyes and ears to know it's our Lord I see or hear.

Pablo - I would like for you to pray with me for a friend who paroled months ago named Justin. I pray that he didn't fall into bad habits and that he is doing something productive with his life. I pray for his health and his family and help him overcome any obstacles that head his way. Thank you.

John - I suffer from depression and I have 16 more months left on my sentence. For you to have my doubts fears to be removed. Please Jesus help me get through this tough time. (Isaiah 26:3)

Jesus A. - Please keep my friends in your prayers and please ask God to keep them safe and positive and faithful in God's word. To give them blessings in the places or situations that they are in. To ask God to cleanse them of any disease or sickness. To purify them in the name of Jesus Christ. Make them whole. Thank you God bless you.

Name not given - Pray for my brother and mom to lean toward the Lord more and for my grandmother to wait for me to get home and for Tracy, for her to get stronger and to leave the drugs alone and my friends and family, especially the kids.

Michael - Please pray for my daughter Abby and her mother Jenny, I get so worried that they are okay and I pray God keeps me in their hearts. I pray for the health and safety of all the people who read these and pray for me. Thank you. God bless you.

Jesus A. - can you please pray for my family's safety and ask God to help them each and every way possible. To keep them away from negativity harm or evil. To bless them so we can also bless others. Thank you God bless you.

Eric - Please pray for all of my children, family's health and well-being. Kasten, Bryten, Christian, Jersey, Reeda, John, Judith, Harold, Harley, Karen, Aaron, Dani, Arianna, Aarion, Todd, Ed, Robin, Rob, Tina, Robin. Please pray that I'll get the strength to stop struggling with the math in GED. Please pray that I'll get reviewed again to get the six months or three months good time. Please pray that I'll start letting God handle my problems, stresses and sadness. Please pray that I'll get a visit soon because it has been over a year!! Please and thank you.

Kenneth - pray for me to receive six-month good time in work release program. Thank you God bless you.

Ben - Pray for my father to heal properly he had surgery Wednesday. Thanks.

Name not readable - I asked for spiritual growth, wisdom and understanding. I asked for guidance info Texan for my friends, family and loved ones. Thanks again and God.

Michael - Happy Valentine's Day. Please pray that I can lose my internal judgment of others and can better adopt "forgiving my trespassers as I forgive those who trust past the pond me" as a philosophy and filter through which to see the world. I struggle with a perfectionist nature that judges both self and others harshly. This leads to a hardened heart that is not, I believe, the will of God working through me. Please pray that I may look to others with compassion and understanding realizing we are all on different paths, my job is not to condemn, but to love others and love myself.

Henry - I am struggling with my walk with Christ. I can't read the word and I am losing focus on the cross. I feel like I am growing further from our father and Christ. Why is this happening? Pray for me please.

Ronald - Pray for me to be in my kids life to stay out of jail and get a job, stay healthy, to be a good God-fearing man and to be successful in life. To stay positive and out of the street life.

Wayne - I have some good news. My mom, my girl Jessi, in my little boy Dillion came to visit me on 2/10/15. It was a great visit. My little boy really loves me a lot and really wants me to come home. Also as of 2/12/15 I am officially under one year left with my out-date. It's been a long hard road but I finally see the light at the end of the road. Welding is going great and I am picking it up easily. Please pray for my family, that they're all doing well financially, full of faith and healthy. Please pray for my girl Jessi, that she grows closer to Christ and is able to support herself financially as well as our son. Please pray that she comes back to me so we can become a complete Christian family and that she keeps bringing our little boy Dillion to see me so that our father - son relationship can continue to grow. Please pray for my little boy, that he continues to grow and learn and be the healthy little guy that always surprises me. Please pray that he continues closer to Christ each and every day. Please pray for me, that I continue to grow closer to Christ and grow up in my face every day. Please pray that I continue to do well in the welding class and able to use the school and I am getting to earn a career upon my release so that I can legally support myself and my family. I only want what God has in store for me, but I really hope that the new governor changes the good time program which is severely flawed in that I get out in the next six months. So please keep that whole situation on your heart and in your prayers. Thank you your brother in Christ!

Dwayne - I would like to ask to pray for the homeless in babies that really need help your family and the war that's going on with ISIS in the name of the Lord Jesus I will ask for prayer for me and my family to stay in the large so he can stay in office. Thanks.

Paco - Please pray that my fiancé Shirley rely is still waiting for me it also pray that my children are safe and financially secure. Amen.

Lazarus - There is a brother who's been struggling with his lust. Please pray that he can overcome the lustful thoughts he has been having in the lustful behavior it produces.

Brandon - god would give me the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him in the eyes of my understanding that I may know what is the hope of his calling. To do his will and purpose! In Jesus name also to know his love that he poured out in my heart by the Holy Spirit. Thank you Lord bless you and all these things that you pray about. In Jesus name.

Ron - I go home March 13, please pray about my marriage and that I don't have any problems getting my drivers license, thanks.

Christian Living: Renewing Fatherhood

Dixon Correctional Center

David - Please pray for my friend Dorothy she is sick.

James - Prayer for my spiritual maturity and relationship with my son and family.

Name not given - I would like you to pray for Lisa, Shantell, Diamond, Ge Ge, Miko, Nikki, Linda, Tasha, please and thank you and God bless.

Anton - I would like you to pray for me because I need help. I need to stay strong in my faith and be a father for my daughter and believe that God want to show me to be a man and show people that God love them and help other people. Please I need a prayer thank you and God bless you.

Sheridan Correctional Center

Willie - I pray that God start to answer my prayer so that it will make my faith in Him stronger in I am lost because of the fact that my prayers and I pray to God seem to be in vain. I also pray that God will give me the money to understand him and His Word.

Richard W. - Pray that I'll be okay once I leave here and I become a wonderful dad. My family, my wife has been getting sick and I'm down to 120 days before I go home.Thank you God bless.

Tarig - My prayer request is that I hope one day the blind people in the world would open their eyes and see, understanding propaganda. I pray that God bless everyone. I pray that people understand that it's only one race and that is the human race.

Richard W. - Pray for Tarig, that he had a much better understanding of the Bible and God's word. Also pray that he becomes a wonderful father through this class. Thank you. God bless.

Name not given - My mom, my kids and me. Pray for us that they are okay.

Meinardo - I would like a prayer for my mother, please God healed her legs and keep her healthy blessing thank you.

Name not given - For Shanta, that she may come to know the love of God through Jesus as well as Shionte, my daughter? Thank you and God bless you, love you.

Cedric - For my aunt and husband, also her surgery. For our children's safety, for me to love Jessie and get a visit and phone line on. Christie health in finance problems, my mom and family, finance situation. Scott coming to teach us the word of God, call to come together, and wisdom and help me pray for our new governor. Wesley and his dad situation. In Jesus name, amen.

Michael - Please pray for me to get in the culinary arts class or to get a job I'm having a hard time not doing anything. I have backslid and have had a hard time getting back started in my studies, please pray that the Spirit moves me to get my head out of my a**. My dad is still having complications with his knee surgery. God bless you.

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