Help Me Pray for a Family’s Restoration?

We’re talking about prayer here on Vibrance, and I think it no accident that I received this note today, a comment at the end of a thread where we lifted another family up in prayer.   I share it here with you so you can join me in praying.   No city, no last names, but the Infinite, All-knowing God we serve knows ALL the details.   Vonda read my thoughts on moral failure, on prayer for the family and related posts from earlier this year then asked our help in holding her family up in prayer.   Please join me.  Where two or three are gathered in My Name,” Jesus said, “I’m there with them.”   Don’t forget, His words (Matthew 18.20) came in the context of conflict.  Here is her note: 

Please help me pray for my husband Dean Sr., he left us a month ago in his mid-life crisis and committed adultery with a young 24 year old who is married with a 5 yr old son. They both work within our local police dept. They’ve been seeing each others for almost a year now. I found out in January. We are praying for his salvation, quick deliverance and restoration of our marraige & increase in finances on us both to pay off all the bills we got behind on…
My request and help me pray is that he returns home very soon before I commit myself to move our family elsewhere. I have to submit my resignation this Friday and next two weeks sign myself to a higher education institution. I hate to do these things IF he wants to come back. Divorce is the last thing on my mind and do not want to grieve our Lords heart. I am willing to forgive and forget but I am leaving it up to him…bring him home within the next two days….Lord!
Thank you.

Vonda, I will definitely pray, and I will invite those who read here to pray too

  • for his salvation first and foremost (the key to his ability to do the right thing and the thing he needs most),
  • for your restoration as a family, and the other family too,
  • for the willingness to do all the difficult things necessary to right these wrongs,
  • for God’s provision.  

Lean hard on the Lord through these times.  He’s up to it!

Phil—


4 Replies to “Help Me Pray for a Family’s Restoration?”

  1. Julie

    Vonda,

    My family and I will pray for you as well. I admire your willingness to forgive and allow God to take control of this situation. Wherever you go, remember to search out a church home where Christian brothers and sisters can minister to you and your family. It’s times like these, when we all can lift you up in prayer, help provide for your needs, and be a source of comfort.

    God Bless you,

    Julie

  2. Jonell

    Vonda,

    Praying for you … may God be your strength … not only today … but always … in every situation. Remember, even before you call, He’s already there! When you reach for Him, you’ve already gone too far! God is there for you, lean on Him!!

    God knows how much grace every trial needs!

    Psalm 18:30 “As for God, His way is perfect. The Word of the Lord is flawless. He is a shield for all who take refuge in Him.”

    Jonell

    (P.S. I posted this twice on Phil’s site)

  3. Phil

    Today’s the day we’ve been asking God for, Vonda, and if you stop by here, I want you to know I’m praying
    for Dean,
    for you,
    for the kids,
    and for God’s divine intervention.

    Ask confidently, knowing He knows what’s best and will walk with you, even through the valley of the shadow of what feels like death itself.

    God never fails His children – cling tightly to His neck through this storm.

    We’re praying!
    Phil—

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