Prayer, Plain and Simple

Prayer, Plain and Simple


A Prayer for Oral Roberts’ Friends and Family

posted by nsymmonds

Evangelist Oral Roberts, died of complications from pneumonia today. Roberts conducted more than 300 healing crusades in over 35 countries on six continents and it is estimated that he has personally laid hands on more than two million people for healing prayer. As we acknowledge the passing of this faithful servant of God, let us offer prayer for the man who prayed for millions. Please join us in prayer for his family, friends, and every person who has ever been touched by his life and ministry.

Heavenly Father,

We thank you for the life and work of Granville Oral Roberts. Though we mourn his passing and the fact that he is absent in the body, we celebrate the fact that he is now present with you. We thank you for every life that he has touched through his ministry. We thank you for the institution, Oral Roberts University, that he founded and that has served as a hub for training some of the worlds most influential Christian leaders and thinkers. We thank you for giving him a rich life and we pray that his family and friends will remember that life. Be a comforter for those who are inconsolable. Be an encourager for those who are feeling discouraged. Be whatever and whoever you need to be for those who have been and will be impacted by this loss. Let every heart pray.

In Jesus’ Name,

Amen 

Add your prayer…



  • dan

    Lord I thank you promised a home when our time is over here. Now Brother Oral is home; thank you for your guidence thru home through the years. May we all be as surrendered to you as he is. Thank you; we’ll soon be going home.

  • Dawn Marie Omokunde

    As a young child I bumped my head on a pipe and my eyes crossed as a result. I wore glasses for years and my vision was double. At the age of 8 I was watching TV with my Grandmother and Dr. Roberts asked to pray for those suffering with health problems and to touch the TV for prayer which I did. I was healed immediately and took off my glasses as I no longer needed them. Now at 59 years I’m wearing progressive lens, but throughout my childhood and adult life I didn’t need them. He has led many to the Lord and I will always remember how the Lord used him to repair my eyes through prayer. Blessings to the Roberts family during this time!

Previous Posts

My Unruly, Devastating Tongue. I Repent.
If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless. James 1:26 We can make a large horse go wherever we want by means of a small bit in its mouth. And a small rudder makes a huge ship turn wherever the pilot choose

posted 11:38:48am Oct. 16, 2014 | read full post »

The Shortest Prayer Can Be the Most Powerful
A friend of mine told me recently the story of a two-word prayer that she prayed that changed her life forever. Moments earlier she had given birth – an emergency C-section – to her firstborn, a son. In the midst of fear and elation, she suddenly realized that she wasn't up for the job. She coul

posted 11:11:14am Oct. 15, 2014 | read full post »

Dwelling on the Good Stuff
...That the sharing of your faith may become effective by the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. Philemon 1:6 NKJV The Scriptures admonish us to take inventory of the good things we possess as a result of our salvation through Jesus. If we don't watch ourselves, we

posted 10:19:44am Oct. 14, 2014 | read full post »

Why Not Fear Not?
The Lord is for me, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me? Yes, the Lord is for me; he will help me.  Psalm 118:6,7a NLT The Lord is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?   Psalm

posted 11:14:12am Oct. 13, 2014 | read full post »

Pray While Swiffering
I (Jill) like the Fly Lady. She has taught me to not worry about perfectionism. And I love my mom. She taught me how to clean a house thoroughly. But as much as I love her, her voice of perfectionism sometimes reverberates in my mind and brings conflict to my emotions – I want a clean house, but d

posted 2:45:50pm Oct. 11, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.