Lord, Be Loud

 

Lord, be loud

This past week, one of my Hello Mornings Sisters shared an answer to prayer.  Her mom’s health had plagued her for 25 years with no accurate diagnosis or treatment plan.  Miraculously, all of that changed in one day.  Lydia shared that before the appointment with the specialist, she had prayed a short prayer:  “Lord, be loud.”

The doctor diagnosed Lydia’s mom and prescribed medication,  Within 25 minutes of taking her meds, Lydia’s mom felt significantly better for the first time in over two decades.

This 3-word prayer dropped into my heart as I read Lydia’s praise report.  That night, I lay in bed praying this prayer over my family and friends.

Lord, be loud in the ear of my loved one who doesn’t know you.

Lord, be loud in that hospital room on behalf of my brother in Christ .

Lord, be loud in my home and marriage.

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“Bold prayers honor God, and God honors bold prayers.

God isn’t offended by your biggest dreams or boldest prayers.

He is offended by anything less.

If your prayers aren’t impossible to you,

they are insulting to God.”

Mark Batterson, The Circle Maker

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“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace,

that we may obtain mercy

and find grace to help in time of need.”

Hebrews 4:16, NKJV

Q4U:  Do you have a  story about how God answered your bold prayer?  Do have a “Lord, be loud” prayer rising in your heart today?  Feel free to share in the comments so that we may rejoice with you or pray over your request.

Joining like-minded sisters today at Women Living Well, Three-Word Wednesday,  Soli Deo Gloria, Hear it on Sunday: Use it on Monday and Playdates with God, Faith-Filled Friday,  Thought-Provoking Thursday,  Thriving Thursdays, and Tell His Story.

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Photo Credit:  Prangdao Nupradit