Powerful Prayer Tool – Praising Over Pleading

Thought this was so very encouraging and wanted to share it with you today….

Melissa McLaughlin ~ Truthful Grace

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By Melissa McLaughlin

Have you ever found yourself in an unexpected, unwanted situation and watched your mind and emotions spiral into a pit of ceaseless churning negativity?

Have you ever prayed long and hard for something, only to witness that prayer go unanswered and as a result then began to question God’s goodness or God’s love for you?

Have you ever gone through tough times and found yourself wondering where is God in all of this?

If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, you are in good company. The experience of unwelcome twists and turns, unanswered prayers and difficult seasons are part of life, even for the most committed followers of Christ.

Maybe you prayed for your loved one’s healing and here you sit weeping at the funeral. Maybe you sought the Lord for guidance about the new job or…

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Published by Marjolein Coghi

A multicultural, multilingual, multinational missionary family. Following and serving Jesus in Latin America.

3 thoughts on “Powerful Prayer Tool – Praising Over Pleading

  1. Thank you for the words of encouragement. A kind word goes a long, long way, as I’m sure you well know. I pray we remain joyfully surrendered to Him, even in the different and difficult seasons. Sometimes He does His best work there. God bless you!


  2. Glory to God! Thank you for sharing my post on the powerful prayer tool – praise! I am praying that each one who reads these words will be captivated by the goodness of our LORD and allow that to overflow in their prayers. The LORD is good and His mercy endures forever! When we look at Jesus on the cross, we have seen a grace and love like no other. May He be our greatest treasure always! I’m also praying for your family and your ministry. May God do great things through you, for His glory!


    1. Bless you Melissa. The Lord has me in a very interesting season, totally different than the previous 23 years. It started at the beginning of this year and has led me now to find blogs like yours. Co tinuebto write and I will continue to be blessed as well as others and share them so more can be blessed!

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