I knew I recognised the young Indian lady pushing the child! We had prayed for her nearly a year ago. I spoke to our team member who confirmed it. Then she had come to us heavily pregnant, not a Christian, in some distress, wanting prayers of blessing and protection.
- It reminds us that prophetic prayers are powerful even when we see no immediate results.
- It reminds us that people go away treasuring what we pray. Sometimes our prayers which don’t have an immediate impact, seem so transient; they’re not! We can feel disappointed; we shouldn’t be! Prayers from the heart of God accomplish what they set out to do! Isaiah 55:11, “so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it”
- It reminds us that declarations of God’s truth are powerful!
- It reminds us that salvation is a process as well as a crisis; she has twice come to us for prayer because she recognises spiritual authority. That’s two milestones on her road to Jesus!!