Encouragement and Prayer: A New Yearning For God’s Presence! (01/24/22)


This is the audio from the January 24, 2022 live social media broadcast of encouragement and prayer by Impact Prayer Ministry’s director, Tom Lemler.

“How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD Almighty!
My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the LORD;
my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.”

Psalm 84:1-2 (NIV)

This week’s prayer emphasis will conclude a three week focus on living with a new CRY as we pray about having a new yearning.  Just as our actions follow our thoughts, our commitment and resolve tend to follow our deepest held desires.  What are you longing for the most this week?  God wants all of our longings to flow from our yearning for Him so that He is in all, through all, and above all in everything we seek.

As you pray this week, ask God to help you accurately evaluate the things you yearn for.  Pray that your longing for Him would grow each day.  Pray for a reordering of your priorities so that your heart and flesh would cry out for the living God in all circumstances.  Pray that you would be more in tune with the things that matter to God and are expressed to us from His heart.  Pray that crying out with a new yearning would help you to treat others as Jesus would as you lift Him up at all times.

“My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.  When can I go and meet with God?”
Psalm 42:2 (NIV)

Pray that you would grow in your yearning to meet with God on your own and in fellowship with others.  Pray that you would always know the nearness of God and His desire for you to meet with Him.  Pray that you would share with others the benefit of longing for God.

You can find the live video feeds of these encouragement and prayer times on Impact Prayer Ministry’s Facebook page.

In prayer,