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Donna has started chemo & radiation after breast cancer surgery and is experiencing common side effects. Please pray for her healing and their reconciliation in the name of Jesus.
UPDATE 5/6/13- She is still in the county jail and her attorney is attempting to get her court ordered to a inpatient rehab facility for treatment. Please keep this family in your prayers.
Please pray for God to rescue a prodigal daughter trapped in addiction and facing incarceration; asking Him for divine intervention and supernatural deliverance.
UPDATE 5/3/13- His doctor just left and is pleased with Chuck's progress. His stomach tube will be removed tonight and he will be started on liquids tomorrow. Biopsy came back positive for cancer in kidney and lymph nodes. He will have to do chemo. Please keep Chuck and his wife Sonya in your prayers.
Prudence is seeking prayer for her nephew who was just diagnosed with colon cancer. Charles (Chuck) lives in Alabama and he just turned 40 in March. He married his wife Sonya October 2012. Please pray for his doctors and his family. He had to have part of his colon removed and we are waiting on the results of the biopsy of his liver and lymph nodes. The doctor also stated that he was unable to remove all the cancer. The immediate concern is his blood pressure is high and he has a fever.God is the great healer and believe and stand on his word of Chucks healing. Thank you
Lisa's daughter is 30 weeks pregnant with her first grandchild and the ob/gyn found a protrusion around the baby abdomen during ultrasound. Please pray in agreement for the Lord to demolish and destroy this lie that comes from the enemy, satan. Please pray in agreement that as the Lord creates my granddaughter into her mothers womb that He will make this protrusion as nothing.
Please pray for Mary's brother, Leroy. He is waiting to get the results of a x-ray of mass found in his stomach and a spot on his liver.
Please keep DeeDee in your prayers, she is having trouble with her wisdom teeth.
Please keep the North Carolina Senate in your prayers. Seantors Austin Allran and Warren Daniel have introduced Senate Bill 518, The Healthy Marriage Act. It would extend to two years the current one-year waiting period in order for a divorce to be finalized. During that time, the couple would have to complete courses on improving their communications skills and conflict resolution. If the couple has children, they would have to take at least a four-hour class on the impact of divorce on children.
Imagine where this country would be if we had more bills such as this introduced in every state.
Miriam is in need of prayer for her heart, liver, kidney illness, from my fatigue and depletion. Please also pray for my husband's healing from alcohol, tobacco, and addictions. Because of these conditions he had thee strokes. God bless you all !!!!
Tamalyn has a prayer request for her sister-in-law, Veronica, in Mexico City. She was diagnosed with breast cancer yesterday. We do not have any details of treatment options yet.
Imojean age 89, a friend of Pattye & Aunt Eleanor, is recovering after a mastectomy. She is already home. She would appreciate your prayers as her biopsy came back positive in the lymph nodes. She is seeing the oncologist next week for the plan of treatment. Please pray for God’s peace in the midst of her storm.
Please keep Jenni and her family in your prayers... Please pray for my daughter Robyn who just suffered a 2nd miscarriage 1 week ago. She is having surgery tomorrow morning (5/7/13) and I ask for your prayers that God will look over her before, during and after surgery and see her through to a healthy recovery both physically and emotionally from this. I ask that you pray God will give her other 2 children and her husband the strength and understanding they need to help her as well. Thank you ahead of time for your prayers.
UPDATE 5/4/13 PRAISE REPORT- Nicole received a call from the oncologist regarding the 3 spots in her brain late Friday afternoon. The Dr. said, “How are you feeling?” Nicole answered fine. The Dr. continued to say, “Your brain scan is normal, it is a perfect scan. I can’t even see where we treated the cancer spots, your scan is perfect.” Nicole is praising the Lord. Her bone scan showed no cancer cells, now her brain scan is perfect. To God be the glory. Nicole will continue to receive chemo weekly for her lymph nodes and is praying for the cancer cells in all her lymph nodes to be destroyed and gone in the Name of Jesus. Thank you for all your prayers. God is moving.
Please keep Nicole in your prayers as she continues to... Being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer has really shown me who God is yet again. He must have amazing plans for me and my family as they have witnessed and gone through so much, especially my four young sons. I'm writing this from my chemo chair. My last PET showed remarkable regression of the disease, almost in remission. I have had some symptoms lately, and they will repeat the PET Soon. I'm still expecting amazing results!!
UPDATE 5/1/13- Joes surgery went well! Praise the Lord! Not only did he survive the surgery with no complications, they completed the full surgery!!! That is such a miracle!! She said that his intestines were about 99% blocked and she does not know how he survived up until the surgery. She said to continue to do chemo, and live your life. She said the chemo is helping. She also said that she doesn't see cases like this, where the patient has been through so much with cancer, survived and does so well with chemo. According to Drs he should have died years ago. She couldn't understand it. We said its only because of Gods will and all the prayers! Its unexplainable from a medical perspective!
Update for Joe with gallbladder cancer 4/3/13... Joe did not have chemo for the past two weeks, due to vacation with his wife. He had a catscan last week after they returned. Today he got results and Dr decided not to give chemo. He has another blockage in stomach area. It may be the same as before we do not know yet. The Dr said surgery is the only option right now. He has an appt with surgeon on Wed. Previously he was unable to have surgery for this due to risks and the Lord brought him healing! We dont know if he can have chemo again or not at this point. He is able to eat and thats a praise! Lets pray for healing, and his salvation!
Becky's youngest daughter Alli is scheduled for surgery on her esophagus to alleviate Achalasia the middle of June. Please pray for complete healing and God's peace over her as she waits.
Please keep Annette and her family in your prayers... Our son (who's been diagnosed w/ developmental delays) had a seizure @ my mom's house Monday afternoon, fell & hit his head. He was life flighted to Spokane, WA because of skull fracture & blood on the brain. 2nd CT showed blood had dissipated, Praise God. He was released yesterday. He"s with his my husband & the noncovenant right now & will be home tomorrow eve. Please pray total healing.
Please keep the Supreme Court Justices in your prayers over the next few months... The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday, 12/7/12, to review the constitutionality of a federal law and a California amendment, both of which define marriage as a union of one man and one woman. The two cases accepted by the U.S. Supreme Court will be argued sometime in March or April 2013, with a decision expected by late June 2013.
Please continue to pray for Jim. He has been suffering from frequent and severe headaches for 6 mos. now. CT scan on brain came back negative and the CT scan on sinus cavity is still up in the air. Right now the doctors do not know what is causing the headaches. He goes to see the Pulmonologist tomorrow who will be following up on the nodules found in the lungs to determine if there has been any changes since last CT scan. Praise God for good report from his internist for the other health issues he has been dealing with. Thank you for your prayers.
Annelies is in need of prayer for a special hip operation. Please pray that everything goes well and heals quickly.
Please pray for Ann, a friend of the Steinkamp's. She suffered a stroke this week.
Please pray for Cheryl for healing for bladder/kidney infections that she has had for 15 years; also for depression that has caused her to be bedridden. Thank You
Please keep Kapinga in your prayers... I am 37 weeks pregnant and due on 5/21/13. If i don't give birth in 2 weeks I might undergo a cesarean. Please pray for me for I want a natural birth.
Ruth fell in the Nursing home as she is almost blind and is in the hospital for a few days to make sure she is all right.
Please pray for Carl's thyroid disease (hypothyroidism); as well as possible raised blood sugar; enlarged prostate; skin problems. Thank you.
Please pray for Deborah's son who has a mental illness and refuses to get help. He suffers with this and it is a heartache to watch him struggle in his life. Everyday is a new crisis. I am so burdened seeing this. I ask for prayer that God will heal him so he can have a normal life. Thank you.
UPDATE 5/7/13- Aunt Eleanor is home and will possibly being admitted to hospice soon.
Please pray for Charlyne's Aunt Eleanor, she is in the hospital for CHF and atrial-fib.
Please pray for Maria's mom in need of healing of some throat problems and for a family friend, Gaby, who has been hospitalized more than 3 months and the Dr's still dont know what she is suffering from.
UPDATE 5/15/13- I had my surgery today to remove the melanoma and the sentinel node. I will get the results on 5/28 at my post op appointment on whether it has spread to my lymph nodes. Please pray for a good report and recovery.
Please keep Judi in your prayers... I have been diagnosed with Melanoma. The nurse said over the phone it was Stage 4. I have no insurance. I will be seeing the Dr. again this morning to see what to do next. I am asking for prayer for healing and to know the right decisions to make regarding who to have continue my care. I am also praying for peace for myself and my children and that this will strengthen their faith when they see the miracle God is going to perform in this situation as they have been through so much with the falling apart of our family and it has taken a huge toll on them both.
Please pray for Latisha... I need healing of my body and have some fatigue, digestive issues. I keep going back and forth to the hospital they can't find anything wrong with blood work, urine,etc. Also I have a fibroid they believe causing pain in my lower right side and urinating frequently. Please pray for me! Thank you!
Pray for men of God to preach about the sanctity of marriage. Pray also for all church to pray for all the marriages in their church and against adultery. Pray for spouses to be delivered from adultery and spirit of lust.
Pray that spouses who are away will have wisdom and discernment and leave the other person out of family functions involving standers. Pray that fathers who live far away will come home to see children.
Thank You, Lord, for all that You do for Rejoice Marriage Ministries. Thank You for Your protection over this Ministry and all of the Steinkamp family. Please pray for each member of our family.
We thank God for the parents who have taken a stand to pray for their son or daughter's troubled marriage. We also hear from people who have taken a stand for their pastor's marriage, or for the marriage of a friend. Pray for all marriages that God will find one prayer warrior to stand in the gap for any couple who is fighting the spiritual battle to save their family.
Please pray for the children of divorced families. We hear from so many parents or grandparents who have their children who are going through depression, or rebellion. Please pray for their salvation and obedience to their Heavenly Father commands.
Please pray for an special anointing from the Lord for Charlyne to be able to finish three different books that are not finished. She has a burden to finish them, but knows that prayers can remove all the obstacles that have been blocking her to complete them in the Name of Jesus.
Please ask the Lord to give the Steinkamp Family wisdom in every Ministry matter, that His will might always be done through Rejoice Marriage Ministries.
Pray for standers who will be appearing in divorce court today and in the near future. Pray for all divorces to be cancelled around the world daily.
Please for the stander who is most discouraged and questioning what God has told them to do-stand for their marriage. God will know for whom you are praying.
Pray for standers who need financial miracles from our Lord, their Jehovah Jireh.
Pray for men and women who are addicted to alcohol, drugs or pornography. These issues create a major problem in many marriages. Pray for their deliverance through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Please stop right now and pray for that prodigal who is closest to going home. May they be touched by the Holy Spirit to humble themselves, being obedient to the Lord's will and way.
Satan does not stop with the destruction of only a marriage. Every stander we know has suffered a secondary attack, either through their own health, serious family illness, financial or relational problems. Would you take time right now to pray that Jesus would bind the attacks of the Enemy from men and women who are standing for their marriage to be restored by God.
Praise for men and women coming home out of non-covenant marriages. Pray for all their details to be worked out quickly, such as sale of homes, finances and salvations.
We know of so many prodigals who are so close to coming home! Please pray in agreement with us for thousands of prodigals to come home as the Holy Spirit convicts their heart. Pray that each prodigal spouse will have a Damascus Road experience with the Lord.
Please ask God to continue to meet the financial needs of Rejoice Marriage Ministries. We give Him praise for how He somehow pays the Ministry bills each month.
Pray against the enemy attacking standers and others through oppression, depression and disease. We know so many who are being tormented by illnesses.
Please pray for all the "other persons" that they will acknowledge the hand of God, especially after a prodigal moves home, and that they will leave the spouses alone, forever!
Pray for standers who are being threatened with various kinds of legal action by their absent spouse. Lord, we pray for all divorces to canceled in the mighty Name of Jesus.
Pray for Dennis Wingfield as he ministers to men through the "Standing Firm" weekly message.
Please pray for all standers' children who are facing the consequences of divorce and trying to understand why one parent is choosing to leave their family. Pray for the ones who are fighting rebellion and depression. Lord, give wisdom and knowledge to the standing parent.
Please pray for all the teenagers and young adults who are having to choose every day whether to serve their Lord or go the world's way.
Pray that every returned prodigal and every prodigal who desires to come home will realize they must have no contact, for any reason, with the other person in their life. Pray for total restoration and rebuilding of their marriage.
Pray for all marriage ministries. May all of us direct hurting people to God's Word, the Bible, and not share our opinions. May we all listen to the Holy Spirit and always minister with integrity.
Please pray for the many teenagers having difficulty. Many are so angry due to the circumstances that no one can change presently. May the Holy Spirit touch all children who feel unloved and rejection due to separation and divorce.
Above all else, we pray that every stander, every prodigal, and all our loved ones will come to have a personal relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ. That is the only way they will ever find the peace they are seeking.
Please remember to pray for all our military men and women who are fighting for our freedom around the world. Please pray for their families who are away from spouses who are having to deal with all the responsibilities and being both parents. Please pray for God's divine protection and safety for all the men and women in the armed services.
Please pray for all prodigals and standers who can not find work. This has become a real problem in recent years.
Pray that standers would have discernment, and seek the counsel of God instead of listening to advice from people.
We each want to pray regularly for:
- Our churches and Pastors
- Prodigals spouses
- Unsaved family members
- Financial needs
- Employment situations
- Housing and transportation needs
- Court hearings and legal needs
- Health needs for entire family
- Special grace and mercy for restored marriages
- Pastors to proclaim the truth about marriage
- Revival for all nations