The power of prayer

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The power of prayer

A poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store in a most humble manner and asked if he would let her charge a few groceries.

She softly explained that her husband was unable to work, they had seven children and they needed food. John, the grocer, scoffed at her and requested that she leave his store. visualizing the family needs, she said:

“Please, sir! I will bring you the money just as soon as I can.” John told her

he could not give her credit, as she did not have a charge account at his store.

Standing beside the counter was a customer who overheard the conversation between the two. The customer walked forward and told the grocer that he would stand good for whatever she needed for her family.

The grocer said in a very reluctant voice, “Do you have a grocery list?”

Louise replied, “Yes sir.”

“O.K.” he said, “put your grocery list on the scales and whatever your
grocery list weighs, I will give you that amount in groceries.”

Louise, hesitated a moment, then she reached into her purse and took out a piece of paper and scribbled something on it.

She then laid the piece of paper on the scale carefully.

The eyes of the grocer and the customer showed amazement when the scales went down and stayed down.

The grocer, staring at the scales, turned slowly to the customer and said begrudgingly, “I can’t believe it.”

The customer smiled and the grocer started putting the groceries on the other side of the scales.

The scale did not balance. So he continued to put more and more groceries on them until the scales would hold no more.

The grocer stood there in utter disgust. Finally, he grabbed the piece of paper from the scales and looked at it with amazement.

It was not a grocery list. It was a prayer which said:

“Dear God, you know my needs and I am leaving this in your hands”.

The grocer gave her the groceries that he had gathered and stood in stunned silence. Louise thanked him and left the store.

The customer handed a fifty-dollar bill to the grocer and said, “it was
worth every penny of it.”

Only God Knows the weight of a prayer.

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I am writing to you the story of the power of prayer to inspire you, and also because I need your help today.

I mentioned before that I am facing a difficult health issue, that has been getting worse over the last few months. No medicine has helped so far.

I went to see a new doctor a few days ago, and he has an idea for a new medicine we can try that we believe will help. It’s something rare that I had to have the pharmacy make especially for me.

It’s supposed to be ready tomorrow and I will start taking it right away.
Doc said that it will take a couple of weeks to know that it’s worked.

When I left his clinic the doctor said “Take this medicine and pray”

So I am asking you to please help me pray that it will work.

Eternally grateful,
Keren

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102 Comments

  1. May God give you strength and work a miracle in your life. Bless you

    • Thank you Ann, really appreciate it.

    • May God cure your sickness and I wish you the best

      • Thank you!

  2. Karen you are an angel! I look forward to your emails on a daily basis!! You are in my thoughts and prayers! If anyone will be granted a miracle you will!! So sad to hear you are facing this strum but you do know God will get you through! I too am facing health issues I feel for you!! God bless I am praying for you my friend!

    • Thank you so much Julie, really appreciate it. God bless you with healing as well.

  3. I pray the new medication heals you

    • Thank you Irene

  4. Hi Keren,
    I pray that your medication works and that the Almighty heals you completely and that you are blessed with good health always.

    • Thank you Sajid!

  5. My prayers are with you Keren. The Almighty is all Knowing and Most Merciful. You have trust and faith in Him. He will heal you. I will keep you in my constant prayers.

    • Yes! Thank you Nasreen

  6. Beautiful story—and prayers sent up as I write this.

  7. Karen, I will Pray for you that this medicine and that God will heal you, God Bless you!

    • Thank you Patricia!

  8. i pray your medicine will work and make you 100% healthy

    • Appreciate it Terry

  9. Dear Keren
    God answers prayer. As I pray for you am asking God to be the I AM in your situation, that you may know in a brand new way now as he guides you through every step of this healing process.
    Blessings in Jesus Christ’s name
    Josephine

    • Prayers for you too Josephine

  10. Dear Kerent. Thank you for who you are.I can feel so much care about people.I like to pray for you immidiately.

    Dear beloved father. Thank you for this great day of rest.thank you for being great inspiration to all of us. Today I like to pray for Keen. She might not know me .I pray that you help a medicine to help Kerent with her health issue.it does not matter what illnesses we might have you are having all in hands.pls could you help Keren? I leave this with you .in Jess name .Amen.

    • In jesus name .amen

      And pardon…Keren

    • Thank you Pavel, beautiful prayer.

  11. Dear Keren,

    Read a book of Dr. Joseph Murphy; the state of illness doesnot exist. You are young and if you want to continue to live, clean your aura, forgive yourself, do affirmations.

    • Thanks

  12. May the Unconditional Love of God bless you with health today and forever.

  13. Keren I read your story I will definitely pray for u
    IN JESUS ALMIGHTY NAME AMEN!

  14. You’re indeed a good person, your messages have inspired me in tremendous ways. I pray this day that our Lord Jesus may restore your health and heal you completely from any life threatening sickness . You’re healed in Jesus name , Amen. Just be strong, I will pray for you always.

    • Amen, Thank you Charles, really appreciate it

  15. Dear Keren. Please simply have Faith that the Lord your God is filling you with healing power and that all is well and will be well. Repeat your affirmation as often as a doubt enters yr mind. Love Susan

    • Thank you Susan

  16. I will be praying for you Karen you are an angel. Your messages have inspired me and my friends.

    • So glad. Thank you darling

  17. It is well with you. GOD’s loving hand is upon you. Be blessed.

  18. Love and prayers for speedy recovery

    • Thank you dear Roslyn

  19. Thank you for the thought inspiring story of your plight .God has answered your prayers. he has given you hope. People like you are special and inspire us who believe.

    Please let us know if the meds work

    Lets pray for God blessings in all our lives

  20. Be healed, Keren. Thank you Jesus, for this healing!

    • Thank you Cyril!

  21. God will never leave u nor forsake u. By your faith u shall be healed. Nothing is too big for God to handle. Your healling will be your testomony. Keep your eyes on Jesus cos his your healler. Thw new meds will work for your good. Your Faith and prayers of your family in christ together with the heavenly Angels, you are healled, AMEN,

    • Truly nothing is too big for God to handle. Thank you Cynthia – Amen!

  22. Hi Karen, more than medicine all of our prayers will work. Have faith in source.
    Sending prayers of good health, whole and happy life for you now

    • Yes! I thank you and everyone that pray and sending prayers back

  23. May God continue to heal you and show you mercy in your time of need. Come your next doctors visit may you receive a clean bill of health, in the Mighty name of Jesus Amen!

    • Thank you dear Nicole, Amen!

  24. Keren, Jesus loves you. There is nothing difficult for God. Right now, receive the healing power of God and be made whole in Jesus name. You shall testify to the goodness of God in your life. Remain blessed.

    • So true. Nothing is too difficult for God!

  25. Your in my prayers.be well my friend

    • Wonderful, thank you dear Nancy!

  26. God will help you are you would be fine in the shortest time possible. I love all your stories , thank you v much

    • Thank you Alice

  27. This is a beautiful story. My prayers are with you to be healed. God is within you, so believe you are already healed!

    • I will pray for you gladly.

    • So true, thank you Krysti!

  28. The Power of Positive Thinking. Believe that you are healed. Jesus Christ is one of the Master Healers. If no medicine can cure or heal then there is every possibility that new medicine could or could not cure or heal. God has given every individual the Power to heal others and oneself. Please ask in your Prayer to Jesus to guide you to a healer or use your palm to heal yourself. The Mantra to be chanted is the “AMATSU NORIGOTO” before you use your palm to heal the affected area. Google “AMATSU NORIGOTO” MANTRA or type on” YOU TUBE to get the pronunciation. Also, use the “AMATSU NORIGOTO MANTRA” to heal all the 7 ENERGY OR POWER HOUSES ie the 7 CHAKRAS. Clear all the BLOCKAGES, IMPURITIES , AND BLOCKAGES from all your seven CHAKRAS. Give ten minutes healing for every CHAKRA every day.The other healing will be Reiki Healing. Dear friend ‘IF THERE IS A WILL THEN THERE IS A WAY”. If there is awareness then there is guidance or a way. We can also use VISUALIZATION TECHNIQUES”, TO HEAL. You can find out who your ArchAngel is and seek help through your proyers. You are the master of your own healing and destiny. May God Bless You and your family. AMEN

  29. Karen,
    I am praying for you. We all are praying for you. Know and believe that God has healed you. Remember, nothing is impossible with Him
    Wishing you a speedy recovery.

  30. DEAR KEREN, COLLECTIVE PRAYERS ALSO HELPS, AND WHAT EVER PETITION OR PRAYERS YOU HAVE IN YOUR THOUGHTS OR MIND SAY IT IN YOUR PRAYER AT 11.11AM OR 11.11PM for one minute. THESE ARE THE MOST AUSPICIOUS times to make our PETITION. THE OTHER MOST AUSPICIOUS TIME FOR JESUS IS AT 3PM TO MAKE YOUR PETITION AND PRAYERS. LIGHT A CANDLE AT 3PM TO SAY YOUR PETITION OR PRAYERS. GOD BLESS, TAKE CARE AND CHEERS. AMEN.

    • Yes! That’s why I asked. I lit a candle as you said. Amen!

  31. You are healed in the name of Jesus… Amen

    • Amen

  32. Dear Keren,despite your health condition,you still have a big heart to care and share with us. I shall pray for you and i believe many brothers and sisters in the community will join me to pray for you.May God bless you with strength and love to regain your health.Be strong and know that God and all of us stand beside you, you are not alone.We send you our love and love will cure!

    • Wow, you’re amazing Anthony, thank you!!

  33. We raise to you Keren Oh God, stretch out thy healing hands, our Almighty Healer, bless her. Thee knows her situation. We thank you for thy faithfulness and unconditional love to us. We believe in thy power and care, she will be healed. We pray this through Jesus Christ your son, our Lord and savior…Amen.

    • Thank you dear Elizabeth, much appreciated. Amen!

  34. Miracles happen every second of every day

  35. Dear Keren,

    God’s healing love and light are with you. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

    • Thank you Tanaz, appreciate it

  36. Dear Ms. Keren,

    In Jesus Mighty Name you will be healed. Just trust in Him and keep your faith high. Don’t give up anything and everything has a purpose. I know God wants us to go deeper in Him and stays with Him. This is just a test so don’t give up and let the Holy Spirit talk to you on what He wanted you to discern on this moment for you to share it too with others.

    And if it’s ok with you to share to me your illness..so i could also help you find cure here in the Philippines – I gonna asks a Herbal Specialist who really help people with hard to find cure with what medications will be good for you. just e-mail me privately (if it’s ok for you). thank you and more power and God bless you always. TGBTGA! 🙂

    with God’s Love,
    Lei

    • Thank you Lei, I will email you

  37. Hi Keren,
    . Truly an inspirational story which gives us the reassurance on the Power of Faith.
    In your case our Prayers are always with you. Have firm Faith in the almighty!
    Faith helps us to see the invisible,believe the incredible and achieve the impossible!
    God bless you and your Family!
    Regards,
    Joseph Samuel

    • Wow, what a beautiful note! Thank you very much from everyone here

  38. be well

    • Thank you Mompati!

  39. I bless you with light and love, dear Keren!

    • Thank you so much!

  40. Hi Keren you have helped me so much with your emails so here is my return google hydrogen peroxide food grade and read what it says it may help ☺best wishes thinking of you get well soon x

    • I will check it out. Thank you for dear Audrey!

  41. Dear Keren,

    I appreciate you and all the wonderful inspiring stories you bring to your readers. As you go through this difficult time I pray the Lord’s choicest blessings be upon you and that you will find comfort and the outcome you desire and envision for your health. The Divine Mission of Jesus Christ : COMFORTER. “I will NOT leave you comfortless; I will come to you”(John 14:18). Place your Faith in the Lord Jesus and give him the power to heal you.

    Sending you Love, Peace, Joy, HOPE, Harmony, Happiness and above all FAITH in the Lord that HE WILL HEAL YOU Keren. With Love & Light, Venus Hilder,

    • Thank you dearest and sending all the prayers back to you! Amen

  42. May the healing power of angels be all around you.

    • Thank you dear Hazel, sending the angels your way as well.

  43. God hears ours prayers for keren. Amen

    • Thank you so much. Amen!

  44. May God be with you as he will bring you thru this terrible ordeal

    • Thank you Patti!

  45. I pray for you in this time of need. Have faith and trust that God will give you peace and healing from this time forward. I will keep you and your loved ones in my thoughts and prayers.

    • Thank you so much William

  46. May God richly Bless you and keep you in His loving arms. May God work a miracle in your life and heal you as we know He can. The Bible tell us by His stripes we are healed. Not in our time but His.

    • Thank you!

  47. Karen, PLEASE donot takae this as a way to promote my business. I donot know the details nor would it help if I did because only God can heal. Howeveer, here is a video that will give you some insight maybe of some of the whys things may be as they are. I have tried it for perephical neuropathy pain and it has really helped plus given me much energy.

    Enough…here is the link to the video: http://www.GiveYourBodyTheBest.Com. I did not send you the link for the product because I really want you to know that this is more about information for yourbest health. However, if you want that link just send me an email.

    I have prayed for you and will continue to ask God to heal you, dispatch His angels to comfort you and grant you peace of mind.

    • Thank you dear I will totally check it out!

  48. Dear Keren, It would be my honor to teach you Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT Tapping) which is a very effective self-administered healing technique based on 5000 year old acupuncture (but without needles) and modern psychology. Please contact me at Bev@wellnessAtYourFingertips.com , to talk about this. My prayers are with you!

    • Thank you Bev! Will do

  49. Dear Keren,

    God works in strange ways – I pray that your illness will heal spontaneously with the sheer strength of all the wonderful sentiments that we send you for your healing.

    May the angels use their special balm to cure you.

    Love and many many comforting hugs,

    Marie-Anne

    • Thank you dear Marie -Anne!

  50. I hope that the medication works for you!

    • Amen!

  51. Dear Keren,

    I pray to the almighty and merciful God to heal you. Lots of Light and Love to you.

    • Thank you very much

  52. I pray the supreme healer will restore your health in Jesus’ name.

  53. Isaiah 53:7 he was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamp to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his. Mouth. WITH HIS STRIPES YOU ARE HEALED. TO GOD BE THE GLORY

  54. God bless u,Keren, whatever u’re going through. God our saviour is at ur side. Prayer indeed is powerful.

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