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My Help Comes From the Lord, Psalm 121:2 

The Avera Prayer Line offers you the ability to pray for others or to post a prayer if you are in need of prayer.  Our prayer line is connected to the prayer ministries of Avera's sponsors, the Benedictine and Presentation Sisters.

Prayer Requests

Dec 3
Please pray for marriage restoration for my wife and I. That God will soften her heart. That with marriage restoration, that our marriage can become stronger with God's love. That our marriage will be three in one, God, Melissa, and I. Please pray that God will fight to save the marriage. That God will make me a godly man. A godly husband. Please pray deeply for marriage restoration. 
Justin, SD

Dec 3
Please pray for me, I will be told a very important test result today and hope everything comes back normal. I am very scared. God bless you all.
Rami, MI

Dec 2
Help. Pray I get my health back as soon as possible. Pray they heal my brain. Please pray for my health. 
Thea, WI

Dec 2
Salvation; mental/physical/spiritual healing, for my daughter Megan. May she be surrounded w/people who love You Lord, who can guide her to You. Put a hunger in her heart for peace, purity, wisdom & to be close to You. Magnify Your light. Remove any veils that blind her. Hold her tight. Amen.
Lisa

Dec 2
please help me find comfort in whatever decision my potential employers choose after my interview. Help me have a grateful heart for all that I have. Please give me strength to not compare my successes or failures to those of my friends.
C

Nov 30
Dear Father, in your mercy, anoint our son to get married soon by your grace & goodness ,Amen.
Via

Nov 29
I pray that Angel Raphael please come and heal me. I have been hurt. Just last August. I am asking with all my heart. I need to be here for my little girl. I am her mom and I love her very much. She is only 9. Please we need protection. Heal my mind my body and my spirit/soul. Please put love back in my heart so I can feel. I pray to get guidance. I pray to not have insomnia anymore. Please give me back me!
Thes, WI

Nov 28
Vicky my wife's cousin has covid and is in hospital. looking real bad. please say prayer for vicky. thank you
Adrian, CA

Nov 28
Please pray for my brother Bubby who has esophageal cancer and a cystic mass on his cerebellum that he just found out a month ago. He was rushed to the hospital with pneumonia and a staph blood infection was discovered. He has recovered from pneumonia and been taken off of oxygen, which is a miracle! Now however he has been put on insulin for a new case of high blood sugar which is probably due to the steroids he’s been taking over the last month for his brain mass. Now he will not eat and is not acting right. I fear it is the brain mass swelling. Bubby is a very sweet man. He never married and now my two sisters and I are all he has as both our parents have passed. Please pray for my brother Bubby. God Bless,
Lindee, CA

Nov 27
hello, pls pray for my stomach & bowel conditions to be healed. For all organs to be restored in Jesus mighty name. For the renewal of my mind. Thank you for the Prayers. God bless
Hasmin, CA

Nov 27
We pray for revival in our hearts and churches that God would rise up sheperds that are spirit filled, speak the truth in love and manifest the gifts of the holy spirit. We pray the Lord Jesus will forgive us for our many sins and grant peace in the land, and that we will lie down and no one will make us afraid. We pray that the Lord would remove wild beasts from our land, and the sword will not pass through our country. Lord Jesus we pray that when the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him. We pray for the peace of Jerusalem and healing for all of those affected by the coronavirus. Lord in your loving kindness and tender mercies hear our prayers and let your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. We give you glory for moving by your spirit and answering our prayers. In Jesus name Amen.
Angela, KY

Nov 26
I am disabled and the government is taking away my ability to pay for my rent in the middle of winter. This has never happened before. I cannot afford to lose my apartment or I'm on the streets and will die quickly. Please pray for me. God bless.
K

Nov 26
Jesus help me always have thousands of good friends, family. Jesus please send me/give me a good husband and seven beautiful healthy children. Jesus please protect my marriage, children, and family.
Dinah, HI

Nov 23
Please pray that I will be restored. I need healing from anxiety, fear, insomnia, and physical healing from the sleep deprivation and torment. Thank you for taking the time to lift me up in your prayers.
Monte, GA

Nov 21
Please pray for my family member, Tracey. She is currently in the ICU fighting a battle of covid pneumonia. Her lungs are in pretty bad shape and her fear is at an all time high. We know that with the help of prayer and strong faith and dedication of the doctors and nurses she will make a recovery.
Sara, PA

Nov 18
Please pray I will LOVE God with my WHOLE heart, accept His Will with JOY & fully believe it is BEST no matter what/no matter how hard/no matter how sad. I specifically need to lay at His alter my desire for good health/healing and dream of marriage. I want to want God’s Will and Plan no matter what, even if it’s not what I want. Thank you so much for your prayers!
Jennifer, SD

Nov 18
Please pray for Greg. He says he was a Christian when young but now he is an “atheist” yet he seems very angry at God who he doesn’t believe in. He is a dear friend and a wonderful person. Please pray God will humble him, soften his heart and he will truly accept Christ. Please pray God will raise up an army of Christians who are praying for him and loving on him every single day. Thank you!!!
Jennifer, SD

Nov 18
Please pray for our sister Denise. Her lungs are severely damaged due to covid pneumonia. She hasn't responded to treatments and is now on a ventilator. When they try to ween her down she gets worse. She also suffers from anxiety. I know God can heal her. He can restore her whole body! Despite what the doctors say, I have faith in our Lord and believe he is still healing. I know if two or more come together to pray, He will answer our prayer! We lift Denise up to you, Lord! We ask in the name of your Son Jesus, the Holy Spirit now and forever. Amen! Thank you for your loving prayers and may God bless!
Simona, NJ

Nov 17
Please pray for healing of my heart arrhythmia. It is getting worse and I barely slept in 4 months. I am so exhausted from getting zapped with the missed beats and have constant chest pains. Doctors can do nothing for it. Thank you as I need a miracle for praying for me.
Kathleen, NY

Nov 17
Recommitted my life to Christ. Need His healing power in my body, mind, and soul. Want to love Him but don’t feel like I do. Don’t feel His love either. But am trying! My body is ill. Probably a result of not living with Christ for many years. But I’ve returned now and begging God for mercy, to heal me. Have some mental health issues as well. Would love your prayers for body/mind/spirit healing. Fast and full healing - please Lord Jesus!
Jaiy

Nov 15
My family is hitting major obstacles in the realms of health, housing, and finance. Please pray that everything will fall into place and we can persevere.
Elise

Nov 15
Lord, heal my daughter Megan from Sensory Processing Disorder/ADHD/Anxiety/Depression. Give her YOUR mind/perfect mental health. Magnify your presence & voice so she knows YOU are with her. Remove all blindness/darkness and deliver/lift her into your light & love.
Lisa, MD

Nov 15
Please pray for my mother Norma. Her lungs are severely damaged due to covid/pneumonia. She’s on a ventilator and every time they try to wean her down she gets worse. She also has really bad anxiety. I know God can heal her. He can restore her whole body. Despite what the doctors say. I have Faith and believe he still is healing. I know if 2 or more come together to pray he will answer our prayer. I want to thank you and May God bless you all.
Priscilla, CA

Nov 14
Healing of Bob's prostate cancer & all health problems. He is a faithful servant of God, seeking out the lost on a daily basis.
Lisa, MD

Nov 14
My fiancé's certification is being audited for his visa process. Please pray for everything to go well and for the certification to be approved quickly.
Karin, GA

Nov 14
May God send angels to surround Megan so his light shines thru. magnify His presence and let Megan feel His fatherly embrace. Strengthen friendships and let no one abandon her.
Lisa, MD

Nov 13
Jesus, please restore, protect and strengthen my relationship with my friend. Jesus please help him forgive me and love me and we each enjoy time together. In Jesus Name.
Felix

Nov 13
I have opportunity Friday that I been wanting a long time. If I go, I could be putting my elderly mom & myself at risk of Covid. If I don’t go, I will forevermore regret giving up what I’ve wanted so long & probably won’t get another chance. Please pray that nobody in attendance has or gets Covid. Thanks.
Jamey

Nov 13
Prayer request for Elke for her life to return to her, for great strength to return and no unfortunate times and for the mystery sickness to stop. 
Anonymous

Nov 13
My eight year old nephew Carmelo has an inoperable brain tumor. please pray for healing and for a miracle for my nephew and please keep him in your thoughts and prayers. Carmelo has had radiation chemotherapy and herbal medicines. the dr said there’s nothing more they can do and they have given him nine months to a year to live. thank you brothers and sisters. god bless you.
mazza, WA

Nov 12
Please pray for healing of my UTI. I believe in the power of prayer.
Sandy

Nov 12
Lord, just as you formed Adam and gave him life, breathe into my mother Tressie. Give her strong breath all night and all day. Keep her lungs open and working perfectly as you intended them to be. God, you are the source of all life and your breath sustains my mother . I don't have to fear asthma or sleep apnea because ultimately her breath comes from you. These things are not more powerful than you God. Let my mother’s airway stay open and let her breath come easily. I pray she can breath on her own and release carbon monoxide Amen.
Akitress, TN

Nov 11
Please pray for me to get job in mnc with promotion and salary hike
Karuna

Nov 10
Please pray for my sister Sara who is battling stage 4 cancer. With God all things are possible. Thank you.
Anne

Nov 10
Please pray for my Mother Teresa she is a heart patient and 2 stents are inserted in her heart .. please pray for her Healthy heart and long life...i Believe Jesus will heal her and will give her healthy and long life Amen
Shaleem

Nov 9
I am having my last AMC 12 test as I am a senior in high school. I’ve been studying for this exam for many months now for 5+ hours each day almost everyday. God has been giving me messages encouraging me and telling me that he is with me. This exam is tomorrow and 11/16. Would you please pray that I do well and according to the expectations God has given me?
Titus, NY

Nov 9
Prayers for my Dad. He in the hospital and his heart function has decreased and has blockages. He is having a stress test in the morning. Please pray for healing as well as peace of mind. We are both really nervous. Thanks so much.
David, OH

Nov 8
I took the SAT on November 6th. Can you please pray for me every day until November 19 that I did well on the SAT, that God is by my side, and that the scoring curve will be generous? As a high school senior, I am also applying to colleges this year. Can you also pray for me every day until May that I will get accepted into the college of my choice? Thank you very, very much for praying for me. I genuinely appreciate it! PS: It is fine if you cannot do it every day!
Ryan, NY

Nov 8
Please pray for my daughter who is experiencing anxiety. She needs confidence, focus, and God's peace. Thank you.
Rachel

Nov 4
Please pray for my mom Lorraine’s salvation and pray for her healing. She lost her hearing, has memory loss, bad posture, body pain, and high blood pressure. Pray for excellent health. Pray for a long life for Lorraine. Pray for the removal of debt and financial blessings and financial security for Lorraine. Also, please pray for salvation and excellent health and long life for my uncle Seve, aunt Jackie and healing and long life for my mom's boyfriend Joe who has cancer.. In the name of Jesus Amen
Phil, CA

Nov 4
Lord, I pray for your guiding hand on my relationship with Myke. Help us overcome those financial obstacles that could tear us apart. Restore his faith in you so he may act with clarify. I give you our struggles lord. Help us overcome this difficult season and that we could come out of it together and stronger in our relationship. In Jesus name Amen
Scarlett, CA

Nov 4
Please pray that MR & DF come back together, and MR realizes how much DF loves him and would go above and beyond to give him the best life possible.
DF

Nov 3
Prayer for complete and total healing for Becky, who is starting radiation for stage 3 colon cancer. Give her physical comfort, diminish any pain. Prayer for peace that transcends all understanding and for courage. Cover her in the blood of Jesus. Pray that her daughter is helpful, loving and kind. Pray for protection against the enemy and his attacks. AMEN
Tams

Nov 3
I ask my father the lord Jesus Christ please heal my one year old from pneumonia heal her lungs father please her cure my daughter god please help my little one cure her coughing make her breathing better I pray for a miracle upon my daughter good make her better in now and protect from any sickness or illness trying to attack her I love you Jesus please work a miracle upon my daughter Averie that is only one year old I love you lord I praise you thank you for your blessing lord upon my daughter in the name of Jesus Christ I pray amen
Averie, PA

Nov 3
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I pray to the Lord to find a job, restore my marriage, fast as much as possible, regain health / quit smoking, my sanctification, be less stressed and find divine wisdom! I pray to find accommodation, that my loved ones will be converted and that the Kingdom of God progresses, be blessed!
Baptist

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