Prayer Wall

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. – Hebrews 4:16

Welcome to the Living by Design Ministries prayer community. We are so glad you stopped by and hope you use the form below to share your prayer requests with us. We love praying for you and invite you to pay it forward by praying for at least two other requests on our prayer wall before you leave. Be sure to click on the “I prayed for this” button so that we can let the requester know how many times they have been prayed for.

You may add your prayer request to our prayer wall using the form below. Once your prayer request is received, we will share it according to your instructions (if it meets our community guidelines detailed at the bottom of this page).


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Prayed for 15 times.

Sarah Koontz, President of Living by Design Ministries

July Prayer Requests for Living by Design Ministries

✔ Summer Bible Study: Please pray for the 2,300+ participants who are working through the Pray Like David Study this summer. Specifically that they would see all the Bible study e-mails, take time to read and meditate on the truths they contain, understand and apply what they've learned, and share the study with their friends and family. We pray that our Bible study community would help people find joy and peace in God's presence, experience conviction of sin, and be transformed and equipped to share their faith with others.

✔ Website Redesign: Due to a system update with our WordPress website, our team will be rebuilding our website this summer. We will be transitioning to an upgraded web host, site theme, and e-mail provider. We will also be optimizing our landing pages and re-writing much of our overview content for the ministry. Please pray for everyone involved, as this is a massive undertaking.

✔ Financial Needs: Less programming and outreach during the summer months often means a drop in giving. Please pray that the Lord would continue to lead people to give generously and faithfully provide for the needs of this ministry.

✔ Direction for the Future: In the upcoming weeks, our ministry teams will be auditing our ministry systems and procedures. We will be considering what actions we can take to improve our efficiency, communication, and productivity. We ask for your prayers of protection, wisdom, and direction as we walk through this evaluation process. Ask the Lord to give us clear direction as we make important decisions about ministry health and sustainability.

✔ Rest & Health: We've released 5 Free Bible Studies in the past 18 months and our team is showing signs of fatigue. Sarah Koontz is struggling with some chronic health issues and other members of our team are experiencing trials in many areas of their lives. We are all committed to this cause and passionate about this work, but we also want to make sure we take care of ourselves (emotionally, spiritually, physically) so we can continue to serve for many years to come. Please pray that this summer would be a time of rest and restoration for our staff and volunteers. Specifically, ask the Lord to give us all a sweet season of spiritual refreshment as we draw near to Him and seek His direction for the future.

Received: July 8, 2019

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Demetrice

Two weeks ago I attempted suicide, and today, I feel like trying again. I feel all alone in the world. Family has turned their backs on me. I've been divorced twice, and my current relationship seems doomed also. I am in serious financial trouble. There is not one area of my life where I'm feeling any peace. Please pray for me.

Received: July 8, 2019

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Prayed for 15 times.

Joy

Please pray for my daughter Lacey. She is lost and depressed and is using drugs to take the pain away. She needs guidance and a miracle from the Lord. Please also pray for me, that I will be able to help her through this time of trial.

Received: July 7, 2019

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Prayed for 14 times.

Jeannie

I feel God is calling me to open a women's center in my small town. I am not sure how to even start. Please, pray for direction and His will to be done.

Received: July 4, 2019

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Prayed for 12 times.

Anonymous

I have an urgent desire to be married, and I have gone for years without someone to share my life with. I've seen all my friends and family get married and have kids, and in that time, absolutely nothing has changed for me. This is on my mind all day, every day. I don't know how to be comfortable with the loneliness. Doesn't God have someone for me to share my life with?

Received: July 3, 2019

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Prayed for 13 times.

Anonymous

As a military spouse, I’ve been moving for the past 14 years. There has never been a place I didn’t like or thrive in until now. We’ve been at our last duty station for a year, I’ve whipped out all my tricks for thriving in a new setting, (especially prayer), and I am sinking every day.

Please pray for my wellbeing, purpose in my new place and that the Lord will use me and shine through me. I also need wisdom and provision for a job. Also, I’m on the fence about receiving counseling. I may need it. If so, can you please pray that the Lord will give me wisdom about that. Thanks for praying.

Received: July 3, 2019

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Brianna

Please pray for our financial needs. Thank you! God bless.

Received: July 1, 2019

I prayed for this

Prayed for 11 times.

Anonymous

Unspoken for a friend.

Received: June 30, 2019

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Prayed for 15 times.

Amos

Pray as I minister to survivors/victims of child trafficking for sexual exploitation in India and for God to provide the resources I need to help them.

Received: June 29, 2019

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Prayed for 15 times.

DeMarcus

I just ask for prayers for the Lord to provide the finances and resources I need to complete the training required if I obtain the pilot position for which I have applied.

Received: June 27, 2019

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In his book titled Prayer, John Bunyan defines prayer as “A sincere, sensible, affectionate pouring out of the heart or soul to God, through Christ, in the strength and assistance of the Holy Spirit, for such things as God has promised, or according to his word, for the good of the church, with submission in faith to the will of God.” God promises to hear us when we pray (1 Jn. 5:15), and even when we can’t find the right words, Jesus Christ intercedes on our behalf (Rom. 8:34). Our prayers don’t have to be eloquent or elaborate, they just need to be faithful and heartfelt.

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