Prayer for Chinese Retreat

mao mao on the rock

Dearest Readers,

Deeper Still is having a specialized retreat at our home location next week for some of our Chinese friends. We have 8 participants flying in from various places.  Will you please pray with us?

“My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident.  No wonder I can sing your praises!  Wake up, my heart!  Wake up, O lyre and harp!  I will wake the dawn with my song.  I will thank you, Lord, among all the people.  I will sing your praises among the nations.  For your unfailing love is as high as the heavens, your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens.  May Your glory shine over all the earth.” Psalms 57: 7-11

Father, our hearts are confident in you.  Lord, wake up the hearts of those that are coming to the Chinese retreat next week.  Lord, put a new song in each heart that they may awaken the dawn with a song singing your praises among the nations.  May the truth of your unfailing love reach to the clouds and may you be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens. May your glory shine over all the earth.  In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Music filled the air, soft and beautiful like the song of a lark rising above the trees.  With my coffee in hand looking out over the beauty of the mountains, my eyes shifted in search of the origin of the sound.  There on the rock was one of our beautiful Chinese participants singing praises to her King Jesus.  Her song filled the air without pause.  I lifted my camera in hopes to capture the moment.  Her voice was awakened.  This memory forever etched in my mind. 

Her picture is above. 
Later she would share how before the weekend retreat, she never felt free enough to praise and worship her King Jesus.  Now that her voice was released, her soul longed to praise and worship without end.  She sang all afternoon and evening, worshipping Jesus for all He had done in her and for her. 

Oh Lord, do this again.  Bring a new song to each participant’s heart that comes.  Awaken their hearts and may they wake the dawn with a song. 

 

About Sue Molitor

Thank you for visiting the Deeper Still Devotional Blog. My passion is to see women and men set free from the bondages of abortion and for hearts wounded by abortion to be healed by the blood of Jesus Christ. I am a team member with the ministry of Deeper Still and the Lord has used this ministry mightily to heal my heart. I am also wife to Chris and mother of three children. I currently live in beautiful Knoxville, TN, the heart of the home office of Deeper Still, where I serve on staff as Director of Chinese Ministries. The Deeper Still Ministry ministers to men and women with abortion wounded hearts through life-changing weekend retreats throughout the country and now other nations as well. I pray the words posted on this page will bring healing to your heart. For more information about attending a Deeper Still Retreat, please click on the link to the Deeper Still website on the side bar of the page or visit www.GoDeeperStill.org

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