Prayer When All Hell Breaks Loose

February 23, 2009

Over the weekend I received an email from a friend who said:

We need your prayers, all hell has broken loose in our lives. The devil has attacked me on my job, in our finances and upon my ministry. Please keep us in your prayers we need a breakthrough.

It occurred to me that in these uncertain economic times, when so many are losing their jobs and when times are tough and getting tougher, many people probably feel the same way. Here is the prayer I wrote for my friend. Perhaps God may use it to encourage you to pray this way for yourself or for someone you know.

Heavenly Father, I come in Jesus’ name on behalf of my friend who feels the attack of Satan against him and his family. Lord, we know that you have all power and that Satan can do nothing to thwart your work. He can hinder but he cannot stop it because Jesus has defeated the Devil once and for all. Though the Evil One should attack us, you have promised to deliver us. May the hell that has broken loose be overcome by the power of heaven!
 
So I pray for my friend. Deliver him. Come to his aid. Touch his work. Touch his finances. Touch his ministry, his marriage and his family with your Holy Spirit power. Pour out upon him new faith and new joy and new courage in these tough days. Help him so that when the day is done and the battle won, he will still be standing strong for you. May he not be blown away by opposition. Put a seal on his mouth, Lord, when he is tempted to let loose and say something dumb. Encourage him with signs of your grace. May my friend be renewed in his spirit.
 
This is my prayer. And I pray it in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Comments

Do you have any thoughts or questions about this post? If you have a Facebook account, you may comment below:

PREVIOUS POST
«
Ray Pritchard
Subscribe to Pastor Ray’s blog by email »

Latest blog posts

Year-End Update
Monday, December 22

Continue

Anchor
The Anchor Project
Explaining the Gospel in “Walmart English”

Anchor is a “gospel book” that explains the Good News in a simple and persuasive manner. Read the latest on “The Anchor Project” and how you can be support our work.

Read More
China
Keep Believing China
Partnering with Chinese pastors and churches

We want to join together with pastors and Christian workers to equip the church in China, broadcasting translated sermons, providing ministry resources for Christians and pastors in China.

Read More

Email
Weekly sermon email
Subscribe for free

Subscribe to the weekly sermon from Keep Believing Ministries. Sign up for our emails and use it to grow in your faith as well as to encourage others.

Continue

audio
KBM Podcasts
Weekly audio sermons

Welcome to Keep Believing Ministries’ audio/podcast library. Listen to or download a digital audio version of one of these messages or receive them via our podcast and feed.

Read More

Ebook: ABC’s of Wisdom

In the book of Proverbs, King Solomon left us a treasure trove of practical principles for daily living. The ardent pursuit of wisdom is every Christian’s calling! Wisdom “is a tree of life to those who embrace her. Those who lay hold of her will be blessed.” (Proverbs 3:18)

“Equipping and encouraging people to keep believing in Jesus”

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit”