Start Working – Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

This morning, like last evening, is dark and cold. If I were a caribou, polar bear or snow monkey I would be thrilled with the current weather conditions. But I am a human being, a very cold, wishing-for-summer human being.

As I snuggle more deeply under the covers of my warm bed I think that the bears have learned how best to cope with the cold. Sleep through it. But I can’t sleep through my days. There is work to do. I don’t mean my job or the laundry or the dishes. I mean the critical work of prayer must be done. People are suffering, and we need to bring them to God in prayer.

This world has some very cold, harsh moments, and those people hit by those moments need prayer warriors to rise each morning and pray. If God has graciously given you a vibrant prayer life, let nothing stop you from going before Him. We need to pray for our friends, family and strangers. We need God to show us for whom and what we are to pray. We must pray so that the suffering of others is lifted and they can find faith, hope and love in God.

It may be cold outside, but get up and get to your job of prayer. Someone’s day depends on it.


Denise Larson Cooper has a passion for Christ and sharing His Word. A wife and mother of two daughters, Denise currently works as a gymnastic coach.

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  1. Miracles

    I pray that I am able to buy food to feed my children, pay my bills & pay for car repairs (brakes).
    I pray for financial relief, a financial miracle, a financial breakthrough, financial prosperity, & financial stability, my financial situation is extremely critical. I have been unemployed for sometime now & my resources have run out. I am a single parent of 2 teens w/ autism who has been struggling for a long time.
    I pray that me & my children are lifted out of poverty & into better financial circumstances.
    I pray to be able to return to school so that I may be able to provide a better life for my children.
    I pray for strength to get through each & every day & persevere through all of the trials & tribulations & that my faith will strengthen as we experience this trials.
    I pray that God will reveal Himself in my life.
    I pray that God will give me His wisdom & guide me in every decision I make & action I take.
    I pray that God will strengthen my obedience & I will do what I am commanded to do.
    I pray that God will give me clarity in my life.
    I pray that God will help me & my children find peace, joy, love, & happiness.
    I pray for physical, emotional, & psychological healing for me & my children.
    I pray that God will align my heart & my children’s hearts with His.
    I pray that God will align the minds of me & my children with His.
    I pray for protection for me & my children against Satan & all evil.
    Amen

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