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At the heart of the Christian faith is the belief that prayer can bring about incredible things.

This was certainly the case for Ray, the husband of one of our church attendees, Gill Bowker. Last week, we received the news that Ray was very sick, and an urgent request for prayer was made. We are overjoyed to share that God provided a consultant who was able to determine the cause of Ray’s illness and provide the necessary treatment.

Ray is now recovering at home, and while it may take some time for a full recovery, we are confident that God is with him every step of the way. We wanted to share this news with our wider community to show the power of prayer and how it can bring about hope and healing even in the darkest of times. Thank you to everyone who joined us in prayer for Ray, and please continue to keep him and his family in your thoughts as he continues to recover.

“Ray and I are overwhelmed by the love and support we have received from our church family and friends during this difficult time. We are truly grateful for the power of prayer and the skill and dedication of the medical professionals who helped us through this journey. We feel blessed to be a part of such a caring and compassionate community.” – Gill Bowker

As a community, we are so grateful to hear of Ray’s recovery, and we thank Gill for sharing this positive news with us. It is a powerful reminder that we are not alone in our struggles and that God is with us through it all. We believe that prayer is a powerful tool that can bring about amazing things, and we encourage everyone to continue to pray for Ray’s full recovery

Prayer Points

Here are some specific prayer points for those who want to pray for Ray’s complete healing and for others who may be going through their own struggles:

  1. Pray for Ray’s physical healing, that he will fully recover and be restored to good health.
  2. Pray for Gill and their family, that they will be comforted and strengthened during this time.
  3. Pray for the medical professionals who are caring for Ray, that they would have wisdom and skill as they treat him.
  4. Pray for others in our community who may be going through their own struggles, that they would find comfort and hope in their faith.
  5. Pray that we would all remember to turn to God in times of need and that we would trust in His plan for our lives.

These are just a few prayer points to get started, but feel free to add your own personal prayers as well. We believe that when we come together in prayer, we can make a difference in the lives of others, and we thank you for your support and care for our community.

In the Bible, James 5:16 tells us that “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” We believe that when we come together in prayer, we can make a difference in the lives of others. So we invite you to join us in praying for Ray’s complete healing and for Gill’s strength and comfort as she supports him. Let us also remember to pray for others in our community who may be going through their own struggles.

We’re Here For You

If you have any prayer requests or would like to know more about how to connect with our community, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are here for you, and we believe that together, we can support and uplift each other through all of life’s challenges. You can send a prayer request by clicking here.

In addition, we encourage those who may not be familiar with faith to consider the power of prayer and how it can bring hope and healing in times of need.

Looking For More?

Here are a few of our video and book recommendations. We hope that these resources will be helpful for those looking to deepen their understanding of the power of prayer.
In this book, Piper explores the connection between fasting, prayer, and spiritual hunger. He offers practical advice for incorporating fasting and prayer into our daily lives, and discusses how these practices can help us draw closer to God.
Book: “Praying the Bible” by Donald S. Whitney
In this book, Whitney explores a unique approach to prayer, using the Bible as the basis for our prayers. He explains how this method can help us pray with more focus and depth, and can lead to a deeper connection with God.
Video: “The Power of Prayer” by John Piper
In this video, Piper discusses the transformative power of prayer in our lives. He shares personal stories and biblical insights to help viewers understand how prayer can bring about healing, peace, and hope.

We're Here For You

If you have a prayer request then you can send it to us using the Request Prayer button here.

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