I’m Praying For You

What a blessing to be a part of God’s family. There are, of course, all the blessings of heaven given to us in Christ Jesus. These include our salvation, the forgiveness of sins, the adoption by God as His children and the promise of eternal life. Then there is the love we have for one […]

What a blessing to be a part of God’s family.

There are, of course, all the blessings of heaven given to us in Christ Jesus. These include our salvation, the forgiveness of sins, the adoption by God as His children and the promise of eternal life.

Then there is the love we have for one another because of our love for God and Jesus. Our love for them motivates us to love those they love.

Our understanding of God and our love of Him and His family causes us to desire the prayers of others on our behalf and causes us to speak to God on behalf of others. In fact, God commands us to pray for one another.

As was customary with Paul, he begins his letter to the church in Rome telling them of his thankfulness expressed to God for the faithfulness of the Christians in Rome. He constantly remembered them in his prayers at all times.

There is something special in the assurance that our brothers and sisters are taking our names before the Father and thanking Him for us and asking Him to be with us in all of the struggles we face in life.

Paul concludes his letter to the church in Rome by urging them to join with him in his struggle by praying to God for him. He specifically asked that the work he was doing for God would be well received. Paul strongly desired the prayers of God’s family.

I’m praying for you. Please pray for me and for all of God’s family.

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