Is the weather rough
On your life here?
Having trouble trusting?
Are you in fear?
Are the winds blowing
Hard on your soul,
So strong that you aren’t
Letting God have control?
When Peter was put in chains
The Church knew what to do.
They got together
And earnestly prayed through.
Then the chains fell
And Peter walked away free.
The Church was astonished
At what they did see.
Do the dark clouds overcast you
With not one answer found?
Then it’s time to pray through,
‘Twill make your life abound.
(Based on Acts 12:1-19)
— Charles B. Mayes
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Sometimes when we encounter tough times it is necessary to pray through those situations. Tough times don’t last, only our tough God does.
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