Waiting Beyond Prayer


An evangelist was coming to our home for Sunday dinner and as I prayed for the Lord to make our visit a profitable one, I knew He had heard my request.

Dinner time was almost finished, though, and the conversation had just been usual chit-chat. As I carried in the dessert, I cried with what John Wesley referred to as his “inner voice,” “But, God, I know You heard me. Please help us.”

Then over dessert we began discussing prayer and revivals of the past. It was after 4:00 o’clock before we stirred from the table. I doubt that any of us will forget that afternoon as we shared past answers to prayer.

God asks us to patiently wait -- to wait on Him in prayer and then maintain a focused desire even beyond prayer.

Thank You, Father, for grace You give to wait.

"Those who hope in me will not be disappointed" (Isaiah 49:23).

Today's Prayer Request
Please pray for wisdom for Rondy Smith, the Nashville event co-ordinator, and the rest of the team in these final days of preparation. Because of the overflow crowd, extra arrangements must be made.

I'm grateful that 125 of you responded to the call for those willing to pray for registrants. Six have asked for the entire list! Over 1500 have registered. If you would also like individuals to pray for, please email me.