I forgot that we’d prayed

 Posted by on January 31, 2014  Prayer  Add comments
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“Do you ever feel like God is saying, ‘Did you see that?”‘ — Lee

Prayer.

I don’t completely understand it.

But last year, God powerfully answered a prayer that I forgot I’d even prayed.

In late September, our church joined up with another large church in the area, and together, over a thousand voices worshiped and prayed for our city, especially the first responders.

As a fire fighter, Lee was surrounded and prayed for by the people around us, and he had two requests:

  1. Safety: At work and home.
  2. His Job: The city was talking about letting go of even more fire fighters by the end of the year. Lee would have been one of the positions cut.

ONE WEEK LATER:

  1. Safety: Lee was miraculously rescued from what should have been a fatal motorcycle accident.
  2. His Job: Funds were “found” and Lee’s position was secure.

The thing is, with all the chaos around the accident, we forgot. We forgot that we’d prayed. I forgot that I stood next to Lee, holding his hand, surrounded by people who loved us and complete strangers who loved Jesus.

Until a friend sent us this photo from that night:

There we are, being prayed over, a week before the accident.

And God whispers to me through my tears, “Look. Remember. Pray. Trust.”

So I humbly bow my head in thanks to the great Creator whose ways are unsearchable and whose love never fails.

  One Response to “I forgot that we’d prayed”

  1. This is awesome, Becky. I am so encouraged!

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