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Prayer Corner

Second Half of Life Prayer Corner is a program to help create an age-integrated society. You are invited to participate in one of the most important aspects of ministry.  You can do so by setting aside a period of time to intercede on behalf of second-halfers. Our hope is that this prayer ministry might continue for years to come by your dedication to help make a difference:

 

Heavenly Father,

Help us Submit to what gives You satisfaction

Help us Inspire a life of integrity, purpose and significance

Help us Identify our unique gifts and strengths for You

Help us Reach out to those who are spiritually lost

Help us Pray with faith and pure motives

Help us Volunteer our time and talents

Help us Study and practice the Bible

Help us Lead with a servant’s heart

Help us Maintain a humble attitude

Help us Guard against worldliness

Help us Love others as ourselves

Help us Complain about nothing

Help us Match faith with deeds

Help us Care for those in need

Help us Make Your will our will

Help us Persevere under trial

Help us Connect with others

Help us Control our tongue

Help us Draw close to You

Help us Affirm each other

In the name of the Trinity,

Amen

 

The following is a personal and private commitment in your walk with your Savior:

 

Today I am stepping across the line. I’m tired of waffling and I’m finished with wavering I’ve made my choice; the verdict is in and my decision is irrevocable. I’m going God’s way.  There is no turning back. I will live the rest of my life serving God’s purposes, with God’s people, on God’s planet, for God’s glory. I will use my life to celebrate His presence, cultivate his character, participate in his family, demonstrate his love, and communicate his Word.

 

Since my past has been forgiven, and I have a purpose for living and a home waiting in heaven, I refuse to waste any more time or energy on shallow living, petty thinking, trivial talking, thoughtless doing, useless regretting, hurtful resenting, or faithless worrying. Instead I will magnify God, grow to maturity, serve in ministry, and fulfill my mission in the membership of his family. Because this life is preparation for the next, I will value worship over wealth, “we” over “me,” character over comfort, service over status and people over possessions, position, and pleasure. I know what matters most and I will give it all I’ve got. I will do the best I can with what I have for Jesus Christ today. I won’t be captivated by culture, manipulated by critics, motivated by praise, frustrated by problems, debilitated by temptation, or intimidated by the devil. I’ll keep running my race with my eyes on the goal; not on the sidelines or on those running by me.

 

When times get tough and I get tired, I won’t back up, back off, back down, back out, or backslide. I’ll just keep moving forward by God’s grace. I’m Spirit led, purpose-driven, and mission-focused, so I can’t be bought. I will not be compromised, and I shall not quit until I finish the race.

 

I’m a trophy of God’s amazing grace so I will be gracious to everyone, grateful for every day, and generous with everything that God entrusts to me. I am a radical in the original sense of the word: rooted in Christ, rooted in love, and rooted in his Word. I hereby declare my supreme allegiance to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I say this: However, whenever, wherever, and whatever you ask me to do, my answer is yes! I’m ready. Anytime. Anyway.  Whatever it takes, Lord; whatever it takes! I want to be used by You in such a way that on that final day I’ll hear you say, “Well done, good and faithful one. Come on in and let the eternal party begin!”

 

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(This is only between you and your Savior)

 

Pray for our Nation:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFZ5OnSKrxY

 

Use the above form for Prayer request or write to:

 

New Beginnings

C/O Robert W. Chism (Bob)

1513 Eagle Ridge Drive, Antioch, Illinois 60002, United States

Phone: 847-395-1626

chism.w.robert@comcast.net

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