Invitation to Pray with SVHR March 7, 2023 & Newsletter

Next open hours: Tuesday March 7th

Getting on Track

Going through a long ordeal, whether it be medical, legal, circumstantial, or spiritual, requires a shift in focus. The medical routine, or the legal briefs, or the financial reports can be dire and create anxiety. The ongoing process can cause weariness even to the most stalwart of saints.

In times like these, we must consciously choose to look up at God. If we look only at our circumstances, they can seem overwhelming. We need to look at God who can do anything. He is a master at turning our trials into testimonies. “As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, He said ‘Do not be afraid; only believe’” (Mark 5:36). What does this look like practically?

1. It starts with pondering His abilities. Consider nature and all the amazing things we see in nature. Taking a walk or gazing at a sunset can restore the soul. Sometimes the physical act of turning our head up to look at the sky is a reminder to “Look Up.”

2. Find a Quiet Time in your Day. No matter how busy we are, there is time to take five to fifteen minutes a day to read a devotional, read Scripture, write in a journal, and/or pray. Scriptures give us words of life (see John 6:68). They act as food for our spirit, soul and body.

3. Memorize Scripture. If a verse or chapter are in our heart, we or the Holy Spirit can call them to mind when we need them most. One favorite is “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, and I will help you. I will uphold you with My righteous right hand” (Isaiah 41:10).

4. Pray with a Prayer Partner. Select someone who prays with conviction and authority in God’s power to heal and answer prayer. This person can offer perspective and thanksgiving.

5. Ponder Particular Promises. There are times when God has spoken clearly to us about destiny or our situation. They may be words from previous visits to the Healing Rooms or from prophets. Go back and review these words. Pray into the words. Let the words take root.

6. Praise God. Praise is different than thanksgiving. Praise honors God for His characteristics and what He has done in the past, even as we wait for our answers. As we magnify His abilities, it takes us up from our understanding to His abilities to do the impossible. “I will bless the Lord at all time; His praise shall continually be in my mouth” (Psalm 34:1).

7. Listen to Worship Music. There is a frequency of joy that comes with worship. Worship music can change the atmosphere in a room from hopeless to hopeful. The chorus of a worship tune can remind us of a truth or lift our spirits. One woman reports that listening to the worship song called I Speak Jesus by Charity Gayle has strengthened her during the last several weeks. The lyrics remind listeners that Jesus’ name brings power, healing and life.

God Answers Prayer

Since our last Healing Rooms’ Open Hours:

A lady came in with pain and stress levels at a 5 (of 10) and left with a 1. The team had gotten some words that were more about getting stronger during times of challenge. She said her experience was good and the word was true. She recognized a reviling issue and God showed her the way to be healed. She reported back that she was more stable in mind and in spirit after the appointment.

After an appointment, one woman reported that God had given her new insights and directions for her circumstances and taught her how to pray more specifically for herself. She was reminded to put on the full armor of God daily for the battles she was in. She felt blessed and encouraged by God through the support and prayers received from the prayer ministers.

One lady reported stress at the beginning of the appointment at a 9. She left with her stress at a 2. She was profoundly encouraged during the appointment. She realized her challenge was positioning her for an upgrade of faith. She received great peace. She could feel the attack on her peace the next day. But she recognized her authority over these anxieties and was able to reject these thoughts and stay in peace.

The teams prayed for job interviews, finding housing, chemo treatments to be effective and complete healing, court cases, getting acceptance from God and not people, finding different friends, deep discouragement, back pain, knee pain, decisions about work, lingering cough, thumb pain, adult children relationships, office politics, trauma relief, clear thinking after the fog of COVID, pancreatic cancer, chemotherapy side effects, abdominal pain, torn labrum, disappointment with God, hope in the face of doors closing, and healthy marriages.

Scheduling An Appointment

Silicon Valley Healing Rooms Prayer Ministers are ready to take your prayer requests to God in prayer. They also seek God’s word for you in advance of the appointment.

Online sessions continue to occur the first and third Tuesday of every month. You are invited to schedule time to receive prayer on those days.

To sign up for an appointment, there are TWO STEPS:

1.  Let us know your TOP THREE APPOINTMENT TIME PREFERENCES, in order of priority.

We will set up the teams and send the zoom information on Monday prior to the Tuesday appointment.

2.  Share a phone number so we can TEXT you with scheduling changes.

In the event that we are not able to offer you the time frames you desire, you may share a phone number with us to text you if an opening should arise when someone needs to cancel an appointment. This happens from time to time, and we are able to text you to see if you are available to join an available prayer team. All information is confidential to the ministry and is not used for solicitation. This step is optional.

You are welcome to sign up for prayer appointments at the following times listed below:

Morning Times:11:10 to 11:40 am
11:55 to 12:25 pm
12:40 to 1:10 pm
Evening Times:7:10 to 7:40 pm
7:55 to 8:25 pm
8:40 to 9:10 pm

It is our greatest joy to join you in prayer and pray for whatever you want to bring before God.
We pray, believing, knowing, and confident that God answers prayer.

If you don’t need prayer right now, you are welcome to forward this to others you know that might want people to pray with them.

***We love to hear how God has answered prayer. Please share what God has done in your life as a result of prayer. You can reply to this email, or share it in your appointment, or write a comment on our web site.

The spiritual winds are blowing strength, life, and peace into us,

Stephanie Shoquist, Donna Maranon, Jim Clow
Directors, Silicon Valley Healing Rooms Team

Future Open Hours Online. March 7, 2023 & March 21, 2023

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