Marion Speicher Brown (Florida)
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“Oh no, my lord! What shall we do?” the servant asked. . . . Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” - 2 Kings 6:15, 17 (NIV)
I can identify with Elisha’s servant who stumbled out of bed to discover an army aligned against him. Like the servant, I have sometimes found myself surrounded by threatening circumstances — ominous medical diagnoses, financial strains, family crises. When normal life takes an adverse turn, it’s easy to feel vulnerable...
I am always surrounded by God’s protective power.
Someone who feels threatened
Respond by posting a prayer.
I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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