Let Peace Reign
In a world of unrest and tensions, the need for peace grows. The Bible calls the people of God to let peace of God reign in our hearts. We start with putting on certain qualities and operate in peace. “Put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another. Put on love, and let the peace of God rule in your hearts…and be thankful.” Almost like clothing, Christians are called to put on characteristics of God and wear them throughout our day.
Where do we get tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness and patience? Where do we get more peace? We can’t order these things on amazon and have them delivered the next day. They are developed in us through the work of the Holy Spirit. They are identified as the “fruit” of the Holy Spirit. We get these fruits by spending time with God, and asking Holy Spirit to deposit them in us. There is not grocery store. Some people are born with, or granted, some of these qualities in full maturity. For the remaining bounty, Holy Spirit usually starts with indiscernible seeds. These seeds grow into the ripe fruit of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and restraint.
Each of these mature fruits become weapons when we walk in hostile environments. Love believes the best in people. Joy diffuses depression. Peace acts like a tonic to toxic environments. Acts of kindness can stop and turn a person’s direction. Goodness, when it’s not deserved, offers humanity mercy. Gentle words diffuse arguments and rifts. Faithfulness looks beyond the behavior to see a better person. Restraint prevents transgressions, big and small.
When we can carry peace in our hearts, we take it with us wherever we go. And we can release it into every atmosphere we go. Peace brings calm. In an atmosphere of peace and calm, all voices can be heard, decisions can be made, difficult conversations can be navigated, tensions can ease, and agreements can be reached. Let us carry peace in our hearts everywhere we go, partnering with God’s plan for where our path takes us.
God Answers Prayer
Last Open Hours we were able to minister to a young woman who lives in a different country with the pressures of financially caring for a family, health issues, and overcoming trauma. It is amazing how God is using this ministry to pray for people around the world – literally! God cares for His children!
The prayers requests were for God to act on many issues including court cases, special needs children and their parents, relationships with family members, brain cancer, insomnia, knee pain, job openings, UTI’s, exhaustion, anxiety, thyroid issues, heart rhythm irregularities, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, hip replacement surgery, migraines, finances, mental clarity, care giving elderly parents, hearing restored, mold exposure, dietary concerns, spiritual warfare, breast cancer, and eyesight improvement.
Scheduling An Appointment
Together, 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.
We are now taking signups for prayer appointments for Tuesday May 17, 2022.
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 coordinate the teams, and send the zoom information on Monday May 16, 2022, for the appointment times on Tuesday May 17, 2022.
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:
11:10 to 11:40 am
11:55 to 12:25 pm
12:40 to 1:10 pm
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. For 2022: May 17, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19.
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