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Father, today we pray for the families that so brutally lost children to mass murder in Uvalde, TX. Please, make Your presence known to them as the God of all comfort, the gentle Healer. Surround them with people to support and love them through their grief.

Until yesterday when the terrible news of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School broke, very few of us had heard of Uvalde, TX. The same was probably true for Sandy Hook, CT prior to December 14, 2012, when 20 elementary school children and 6 staff members were killed by a single gunman. And most of the nation had not heard of Columbine High School prior to April 1999 when two 12-graders went on a shooting rampage and murdered 12 students and 1 teacher.

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These are schools. They play a major part of children’s lives where they are supposed to feel safe as they go about their day learning the basics of reading, writing, math, and other skills. Most likely, parents dropped their children off at Robb Elementary never thinking that the day would erupt in violence. But at 11:30 a.m., an 18-year old named Salvador Ramos entered the school, barricaded himself in a classroom, and shot 19 children and a teacher before being killed himself by a law enforcement agent. We may never really know why.

Texas, the nation, and the world – including the President of war-torn Ukraine – are reeling in shock and grief. Every tragedy such as this triggers the debate over gun-control with the obvious argument that, despite our constitutional right to bear arms, the proliferation of guns and the increasing mental instability in our stressed-out nation are a dangerous mix. Matthew McConaughey, who hails from Uvalde, worded what is going through the minds of many:

“Once again we have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us. Every American needs to ask, ‘What is it that we truly value? How do we repair the problem? What small sacrifices can we individually take today, to preserve a healthier and safer nation, state, and neighborhood tomorrow?’ As Americans, Texans, mothers, and fathers, it’s time we re-evaluate, and renegotiate our wants from our needs,” he continued. “We have to rearrange our values and find a common ground above this devastating American reality that has tragically become our children’s issue.”

True, but easier said than done. After all we live in the End Times that Jesus warned us about: “And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.” (Matthew 24:12)

The world does not know how to fix itself, because it is “debased in its mind” (see Romans 1:28) but as Christians we have a divine perspective rooted in the revelation of God’s truth.

Part of that truth is that He deeply cares for children (see Matthew 18:2-6; 19:14).

Knowing the heart of God, how are we to respond as His Church, and especially as His intercessors? What would God have us do? How do we pray into this according to His will?

The shooting in Uvalde is, like every major tragedy, a wake-up call to the vulnerability and needs of our children.

Satan has set his sights on them in many ways, especially in the public school systems where Christianity is kept purposely out of the classroom. That has been going on for a long time, but it seems that of late, His assaults are becoming more open. CRT, sex education, gender sensitivity education and other types of indoctrination are aimed at captivating their impressionable minds and values and lead them away from God’s designs for life. Social media confuse their sense of identity, and the increasing prevalence of drugs assault their health. I could go on, but you get the point.

According to Matthew 19:14, God’s Church has a responsibility to introduce children to Jesus Christ, and our first step is to pray for open doors and open hearts (Colossians 4:2).

Now, more than ever, there is the potential for greater openness to the input of Christians on our school campuses. Perhaps not yet in most district boards and administrations, but school staff know the needs of their children, and are overwhelmed. They are expressing a growing desire for parents and other adult volunteers to get involved in everyday campus life as mentors, coaches, and encouragers.

I have experienced this first-hand. A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to combine my role as law enforcement chaplain with a part-time job as a crossing guard for an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school situated side-by-side along a highway north of Atlanta. As I inquired of the Lord what His purpose was for me being there, the Holy Spirit said with amazing clarity: ”You are not just a crossing guard, you are a prayer guard.” So, I began to pray a blessing over the children as I walked them across the highway, over the buses as they arrived in, over the parents as they dropped them off in long lines of cars, and over the school campuses as I waited for stragglers to arrive. The Lord led me to pray for protection, for open doors to the gospel, for peace, light, and love to dispel stress and darkness, for healing in broken homes, for Christian parents to unite in prayer, and for drugs to be kept from entering the campus. I don’t know if my prayers prevented school violence, but after six months some things began to happen. God opened the door for me to speak at an FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) meeting at the middle school, to meet with the principals of all three schools and let them know that I was praying for them, and with the pastors of several churches nearby. That is where the need and opportunity emerged: The principals told me that many of the kids are broken and lonely, the staff is overwhelmed, and that they would warmly welcome kind and loving adults to sit with kids and engage them in conversation at break times. Not to monitor them, but to love on them. The churches responded, and that was the beginning of a volunteer presence in the school.

I recently read about similar programs elsewhere, like “Dads on Duty.” And of course, there is Moms In Prayer International, formerly known as Moms In Touch.

As every tragedy that threatens our children violently exposes the reality that school systems are up against more than they can handle, their desire for reliable and trustworthy volunteer help increases, and that opens the door for Christians to have a presence on campus – to show the love of Christ through their presence, to bind the powers of darkness through their silent prayers as they walk the hallways, to encourage kids, diffuse tensions, and bring peace. Every Christian who has that presence is a conduit for God’s presence, power, love, and light.

As we pray for God’s comforting presence to surround Uvalde, TX, let us broaden our horizons and pray for God to open doors for a godly Christian presence in the school systems of our nation, and for the Church to rise and meet that need. It could lead to revival in our schools, and the return of God’s presence in many of our classrooms.

Here are some prompts as we unite our hearts in prayer for Robb Elementary School, Uvalde, TX, and the school systems of our nation.

  • Pray for God to reveal Himself to the parents and families of the children and teacher who died, with comfort and love as One Who is familiar with grief.
  • Pray for Him to enable the churches of Uvalde and surrounding communities to be present with all manner of help and comfort.
  • Pray that grief will lead many to hope in Christ and embrace Him as the ultimate healer of sorrow.
  • Pray for open doors in school systems across the nation to receive help from Christian parents, adult volunteers, and ministry organizations.
  • Pray for an awakening in the Church that children matter greatly to God, and that we have the power and opportunity to make an enormous difference with a quiet, loving, prayerful presence on school campuses.
  • Pray for fresh vision in the American Church to flood our campuses with volunteers who are committed to love students and staff and pray over our campuses.
  • Pray that God will raise up “prayer guards” over every school that is not open to have volunteers inside the building – to bind every force of evil that is assigned to assault our children, and to pray a blessing over children, staff, and parents alike.

“Father, today we pray for the families that so brutally lost children to mass murder in Uvalde, TX. Please, make Your presence known to them as the God of all comfort, the gentle Healer. Surround them with people to support and love them through their grief. We pray for the entire town of Uvalde to experience Your presence. Incline their hearts to place their faith in You and seek the healing and restoration that only You can bring. We pray that You open the doors of our nation’s schools to the help of adult volunteers and that You awaken Your Church across America to respond to those open doors by offering help, hope, love, and prayer to our school campuses. Raise up a huge army of volunteers and guide them in how to love and pray. And raise up a daily prayer guard over every school to stand against the forces of darkness that have been unleashed upon our children. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.”

How are you praying along with the article for the families of Uvalde? Share your own prayers below.

Author Remco Brommet is a pastor, spiritual growth teacher, and prayer leader with over 40 years’ experience in Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa, and the US. Born and raised in the Netherlands and pastoring his first church in Amsterdam, he moved to the US in 1986. He and his wife Jennifer currently live north of Atlanta, GA When not writing books, he blogs and assists his wife as content developer and prayer coordinator for True Identity Ministries. Jennifer and Remco are passionate about bringing people into a deeper relationship with Christ. Photo Credit: Ben White on Unsplash.

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Deann Kight
June 20, 2022

Thank you for your reliance on God. He is the only One who can bring comfort and peace to these grieving families in Uvalde, TX.

Cynthia
June 1, 2022

I prayed this morning, in tears, for what has happened in Uvalde and in our country “under God”. I am shocked at what the police failed to do and what the schools have failed to do over the last 40+ years. God has been kicked out, not just told to leave. Now we are feeling the effects of the terrible turn away from the one true God to other gods. Many names could be attached to these other gods and I grow weary of the swelling list of them. Innocent children are being killed, even in the wombs of many children, as well as women. Where are the men!? We need their God-given leadership! We need them to take a stand for right and for truth. We need them to stand against all the false systems being set up to replace our dear Lord and Savior, Jesus who created us to bring Him glory! Please help us now.

Vincent
May 31, 2022

It is a most lamentable and tragic reality that America, the home of the free and land of the brave, has become nothing more than
a bastion of license and cowardice perpetrated by Satan and his legion of demons; however, this doesn’t exonerate nor excuse parents from blindly sending their precious children into the mill of secularism know as the educational system-I have to gag when I say that.
I had seen the manifestations of this hatred and violence as a teenage student in the NYC school system, having witnessed with my very own eyes three of my teachers assaulted by students, one substitute teacher hung out a window and another teacher having had a desk thrown at her from behind by two females which caused her to tumble down an entire fight of stairs. I remember telling my Grandma Antoinette during my return from one of those horrid days that Momma had given me the green light to call it a day and walk away from this miniature version of hell itself. This was right in the middle of my second year of junior high school in the eighth grade, just two short years after my father Salvatore was called home by the Lord in 1972. Yes, children have the right to be taught the ten commandments, to be disciplined in virtue and modesty and to know what the truth is: Jesus Christ is King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
Any and all acquisitive knowledge is penultimate behind this ultimate reality of realities and parents had better start rearing their kids at home first by reflecting and teaching them the love of God first and making themselves visible images of his love, authority, obedience and mercy. All too often in this sickbed called the USA, the parents can hardly be distinguished from their teenage children and have themselves sold their own souls and those of their children to the love of money, pleasure and worldly success. Finally, we need strong Christian men and women who want to become teachers in order to train children for their lifelong journey to become the best citizens on earth prior to becoming citizens of heaven. They can only do this with God’s heavenly grace and as Saint James so aptly states, “to be
a hater of this world, so that we can be true lovers of God himself.”

Rev. Queen Beatrice
May 29, 2022

Father God Abba, Yhvh, our Way Maker, our Portion, we stand before You in the powerful name of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Power of the Holy Spirit and we say, thank You, we magnify Your Holy Name believing You have heard our prayers and petitions according to ( 1 John 5:14-15 ). Regarding our children around the world. We thank for prayers answered. We continue to focus on You everyday for You Lord God, are all we have, and You give us all we need; our future is in Your hands. ( Psalm 16:5 ). Amen! So let it be! RQB!

Susan Dorene
May 27, 2022

Very difficult to understand the why God allows Abortion.

Becky
May 27, 2022

Amen Remco! This mom, RN has been BLESSED to be part of a Moms in Prayer group since our oldest, who is 35 now, was 15! Wow! I just realized that’s 20 years! Strategically praying God’s Word over our children and the whole school and community where our kids go! God changes things, people, situations…Parkland restarted their MIPI group the year of the shooting, for example. And to see the answers to the prayers! Glory! Thank you! Praise You Jesus Messiah! Those are the best words to describe the wonder of seeing His answers to the prayers He places in our hearts and minds. And thank you for telling us about Dads on Duty. Gods invitation to pour out out our hearts to Him for our children in Deuteronomy is not just to us moms…and our kids and schools so need our prayers because God will make a way for us to be heard again especially when we parents are speaking His truth in His love for all our kids! Come pray!

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Nancy Goettman
May 27, 2022

Nancy Goettman—I am in the process of writing a small book on the fact that ever since 1962-3; Public Schools have been going downhill —just check the SAT scores once God was kicked out of Public Schools.
I remember how we used to have Bible Studies in NY in 5th & 6th Grade and then it was kicked out. Regents in NY first kicked it out . Then Madeline O*Hare kicked it out, nation-wide in 1963.
I have taught 16 years and then Substitute Taught for 30 years since I wanted to do PT Ministry. I have taught all subjects and all grades, Pre- K through 12. ( All in 3 states+) have worked at Private, Montesorri, Charter, jails, Prisons, Tech Schools besides Public Schools. I have also graded tests in the summers for many states in many different grades. I am now writing a book about School Choice and should be done about the end of July. Are you interested? I just moved to 3167 Whitewing Lane San Antonio, Texas about 10 miles from where I used to live…. 78230

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Lisa
May 26, 2022

Dear Lord please remove the evil that is taking the lives of out innocent children. Please help us protect the innocent by having those in offices of influence make the right decisions to put more restrictions and process check points in place for gun restrictions. I don’t want to encroach or remove their 2nd amendment rights. I just do not want to see 18 year olds be able to go out and purchase 2 Assault Weapon’s like they are buying bubble gum. Please Lord, have our Senate and Congress come together on common ground’s to enact plausible action and restrictions to save our children, our churches, our community and our folliwers of yours….

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Ruby
May 26, 2022

Thank you for the awesome prayer!
I will continue to pray!

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Linda
May 26, 2022

Lord God, thwart these evil plans that are commencing TODAY. Do not let the power that has been misused via the pandemic continue to be perpetrated. We pray that increased vaccine mandates will not stand. Dear GOD – Satan and his forces sure have reared their evil heads in ways that are many and unimaginable. My heart is heavy as to what is going on in the world today and especially with the shootings of innocent elementary school children in Uvalde, TX. I have been praying for so many good and encouraging things to happen, people to see Your light, and freedoms to be restored to all. The “New World Order”, “Great Reset”, or “The Agenda” must be destroyed and only in Your name can this be done. Prayers for comfort and peace to all the families affected by these senseless shootings.

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Tonjua Shepherd
May 26, 2022

This heartbreaking evil is an orchestrated tragedy perpetrated by evil ones. Our hearts are broken by this evil. This article quotes several “ world leaders” “sharing their condolences” in a Fox News article .. Zelenskyy, Macron, Trudeau. ALL of these men are World Economic Forum installed leaders, Who out of their own mouths taught a One New World Order. Wake up. Mathew Macaughny quoted directly… look at his call to action discern…arms control. This is political and the World Economic Forum and New World Order knows their agenda is failing and they must retain control and gain more. Disarm law abiding citizens. Tyranny by government control and criminals would be the only ones to have arms. PLEASE DISCERN. Look at what the Agenda 2021/Agenda 2030 WEF New World Order has done to Australia as a test site for the world.. they took away law abiding citizens arms in the 1990’s, government tyranny is reigning in the New World Order plan there. Look at Mexico where corruption Socialist Communism has created 2 classes- Super wealthy government elite and poverty peasants. AND criminal cartels who still have arms to perpetrate evil against the Mexican poor. Why do they all risk life and limb to flee to the USA! . The list goes on and on. Please IFA, discern before you print articles spewing quotes from the very elite globalists New World Order anti-christ spirit tools and Hollywood celebrities who are beholden to their makers who are carrying out the Great Reset 2020, Agenda 2021, Agenda 2030 fueled by an anti-christ spirit who wanted Revelation 13 control of a One World religion/economic system/humanity.

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    Salem Zahn
    May 26, 2022

    You spoke it very well! I echo your words of wisdom!!! Listen up people of God, and mark it in your hearts and never forget! The world powers and Hollywood elite and others like them are an evil force. Bent on the NWO and dominance. This prayer warrior is highly enlightened and speaks with heavenly wisdom concerning this day and hour in time according to Biblical prophesy. We pray Lord Jesus/Yeshua come quickly and rescue your church and establish Your New Holy Jerusalem on this earth! King Jesus/Yeshua we sing Hallelujah to the name most high!

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Tonjua Shepherd
May 26, 2022

This heartbreaking evil is an orchestrated tragedy perpetrated by evil ones. Our hearts are broken by this evil. This article quotes several “ world leaders” “sharing their condolences” in a Fox News article .. Zelenskyy, Macron, Trudeau. ALL of these men are World Economic Forum installed leaders, Who out of their own mouths taught a One New World Order. Wake up. Mathew Macaughny quoted directly… look at his call to action.?! This is political and the World Economic Forum snd New World Order knows their agenda is failing and they must retain control and gain more. Disarm law abiding citizens. Tyranny by government control and criminals would be the only ones to have arms. PLEASE DISCERN. Look at what the Agenda 2021/Agenda 2030 WEF New World Order has done to Australia as a test site for the world.. they took away law abiding citizens arms, government tyranny is reigning in the New World Order plan there. Look at Mexico where corruption Socialist Communism has created 2 classes- Super wealthy government elite and poverty peasants. AND criminals who still have arms to perpetrate evil. The list goes on and on. Please IFA, discern before you print arrivals spewing quotes from the very elite globalists New World Order anti-christ spirit tools and Hollywood celebrities who are beholden to their makers.

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Cheryl Greene
May 26, 2022

Lord make something good come out of all this tragedy. Comfort each of those families and let them find purpose to go on. We also pray that the truth of the situation would be exposed. This boy worked at Wendy’s and had $7000 worth of artillery. And he had also disappeared for a month last year where nobody knew where he was?? Something is not right here.

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Mary Ann Canfijn
May 26, 2022

Amen!! Open doors, open hearts. So be it!

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Anna Turner
May 26, 2022

Such a tragedy and loss! This is an excellent article and I love the fact that we need and can have, ”prayer guards “ over our schools in our local communities. I’m passing this article on to many of my friends who have small children in school. I was a teacher of many years ago I can hardly believe this type of thing is happening in our schools today.

But the forces of evil will NOT prevail… Only GOD🙏🏻

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Jawilliam
May 26, 2022

Open the eyes of our hearts, Lord. We are utterly depraved and turn to anger and discord in the face of tragedy. Show us your face Lord, let our lawmakers lift you up above all else as they legislate and let them pass common sense gun control as a means to stem access to tools of murder in our schools. Amen.

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    Tonjua
    May 26, 2022

    Criminals will NOT honor any laws. That includes arms control. The ones affected by GOVERNMENT AND CRIMINALS who will have arms at their disposal are the private citizens and loss to defend themselves against criminals and tyranny. History bears witness.

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Lizette
May 25, 2022

Almighty God, as your church, as your people we unite to beckon your powerful arm of protection to the hearts and minds of the families of the victims and the town of Uvalde. There is mourning, sadness, grief and brokeness. Your word says you are close to the brokenhearted and saves those crushed in spirit. You are the God of true comfort, make your way to bring strength, solice, and rest. Bring healing to a broken community. In Jesus name we pray.

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Anonymous
May 25, 2022

Lord God, thwart these evil plans that are commencing TODAY. Do not let the power that has been misused via the pandemic continue to be perpetrated. We pray that increased vaccine mandates will not stand. Do not let Biden cede United States health authority to the World Health Organization. Make all ratified, freedom-stealing amendments and treaties, worldwide, become null and void. We pray that all global health magnates would not have consensus in plans they may seek to make. Let all other related, and unrelated, plans harmful to sovereignty and freedom fall apart, fruitless. Annihilate the World Health Organization’s ratified Pandemic Treaty. Preserve our freedoms, worldwide. Destroy the New World Order and the Great Reset

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Brian lynch
May 25, 2022

This is a terrible thing, part of the End Times. If it were not for having a deep, abiding faith in Almighty God, it would appear that Satan is having his way. American Christians have been given many wake-up calls in recent times. It is time to take authority in prayer, and to be there, as God’s hands and feet, for the lost and hurting people around us. What is happening in our society is only going to get worse. These wake-up calls need to be answered- perhaps a good starting place, is to ask the Lord how He wishes to use me. The next part, is to be obedient, and step out in faith. I believe firmly that we ALL have a job to perform in His Kingdom.

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    Virginia in Tennessee
    May 26, 2022

    Yes Brian! That’s also my prayer. Send me, Lord!

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Patricia Holtke
May 25, 2022

I don’t know why it was necessary to include the reaction from Zelenskyy. He is one of the most corrupt leaders of the world, and you seem to want to make him into some sort of hero. He’s no hero. He is concocting a false flag in order to keep receiving billions from Americans. Why some of you can’t see that is beyond me.

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Alexandra Motz
May 25, 2022

Lord your word says you are close to the broken-hearted. Bring some comfort measure of comfort to the moms and dads who are mourning. We pray you will uphold them in the hollow of your hand. We ask the hearts of our Nation will again turn back to your laws.

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kathy schork
May 25, 2022

Lord Jesus may you bring the very real felt presence of your Holy spirit to this town and each family. May christians and churches come alongside to comfort and provide support in practical ways. even greater may this nation and every single school, allow prayer and GOD to once again be present . We repent for expelling God out of these institutions . May this country awaken to the desperate need to put God and faith back in our schools. May the Lord also provide every person in authority creative practical effective ways to recognize and meet the needs of the hurting students. May police officers once again be present , as they use to be ,on high school campuses.. We have fallen far from God and this is our desperate need now. To TURN OUR HEARTS BACK TO GOD., AND BACK TO OUR ROOTS , as a nation. We ask in Jesus might name !

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Kathy Emahiser
May 25, 2022

Father, we hold up the hurting families in Uvalde, Tx. Embrace them with your comfort and peace during this devastating time. Give them strength like no other, assuring them that if they look to you, you will restore the joy the devil has stolen from them in greater measure. I also pray for the family of the young man who committed these crimes. Give them strength to get through this tragedy and comfort them with your peace. In Jesus name, I pray with thanksgiving, amen.

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Kathy
May 25, 2022

Have faith in God…I do. The problem is that criminals murderers and demons will always have access to guns and bombs and weapons to kill innocent oeople…Law abiding gun owners can and have helped defend the others in churches as well as offices and on the street..taking down criminal shooters…raise children knowing God…

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Big Shirl
May 25, 2022

Heavenly Father and Lord Jesus, Thank You for this opportunity to come before You, in brokenness and grief over the loss of children in a “safe” place called school. No one expected death to be so violent and tragic for young children, so we ask that doors open, that the message of Christ’s sacrifice and salvation may be preached boldly in public schools. We don’t know how You will answer prayer, but we expect Miracles in the Name of Jesus ~ Amen

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Darlene Estlow
May 25, 2022

Father, may they feel your presence and pull into you. Give us wise ways to minister to our schools. Comfort each child, parent, and citizen of Uvalde and draw them into your presence.

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Susan
May 25, 2022

My heartfelt prayers go out to all who lost loved one’s in the shooting yesterday. I pray for God’s peace to descend upon them and for his grace to carry them through this tragic, unnecessary situation.
May the prayers of the people’s of this nation unite to bring comfort to all….
In the mighty name of Jesus I pray….

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Roxy
May 25, 2022

As a former school nurse this deeply saddens me my heart breaks for what these children had to encounter and endure, my heart breaks and I pray for these families for the loss of their children in this tragic shooting. I pray Holy Spirit Comforts them and gives each family member and staff along with officers and above all the children that experienced the tragedy I pray this in the mighty name of JESUS CHRIST ALMIGHTY NAME AMEN 🙏🏼

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Wenona Andress
May 25, 2022

I saw a post on a mental health FB page from nearby San Antonio regarding Uvalde: “Right now we don’t need your prayers! We need your commitment and actions to create change so that our people can have the safety that we so abundantly deserve and have been historically denied….”
Father God we as intercessors know this statement is NOT TRUE!! Who is man to think we can create change and safety in our own “wisdom” and flesh! Father I pray not for social justice warfare, virtual signaling, political promises or well-wishes. Lord I ask for a spirit of mourning upon our land that will bring us to our knees. And repentance.
I pray these versed from Isaiah 59: 9- (NKJV)
Therefore justice is far from us,
Nor does righteousness overtake us;
We look for light, but there is darkness!
For brightness, but we walk in blackness!
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We grope for the wall like the blind,
And we grope as if we had no eyes;
We stumble at noonday as at twilight;
We are as dead men in desolate places.
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We all growl like bears,
And moan sadly like doves;
We look for justice, but there is none;
For salvation, but it is far from us.
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For our transgressions are multiplied before You,
And our sins testify against us;
For our transgressions are with us,
And as for our iniquities, we know them:
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In transgressing and lying against the Lord,
And departing from our God,
Speaking oppression and revolt,
Conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.
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Justice is turned back,
And righteousness stands afar off;
For truth is fallen in the street,
And equity cannot enter.
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So truth fails,
And he who departs from evil makes himself a prey.

This is how we feel. BUT GOD!!! Here is YOUR ANSWER! Yes, come vindicate us Lord!

Then the Lord saw it, and it displeased Him
That there was no justice.
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He saw that there was no man,
And wondered that there was no intercessor;
Therefore His own arm brought salvation for Him;
And His own righteousness, it sustained Him.
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For He put on righteousness as a breastplate,
And a helmet of salvation on His head;
He put on the garments of vengeance for clothing,
And was clad with zeal as a cloak.
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According to their deeds, accordingly He will repay,
Fury to His adversaries,
Recompense to His enemies;
The coastlands He will fully repay.
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So shall they fear
The name of the Lord from the west,
And His glory from the rising of the sun;
When the enemy comes in like a flood,
The Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him.

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“The Redeemer will come to Zion,
And to those who turn from transgression in Jacob,”
Says the Lord.

21 “As for Me,” says the Lord, “this is My covenant with them: My Spirit who is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your descendants, nor from the mouth of your descendants’ descendants,” says the Lord, “from this time and forevermore.”

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    Joyce Neeley
    May 25, 2022

    Thank you for revealing this powerful scripture 🙌 Praying HIS WORD in agreement 🙏

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    Salem Zahn
    May 26, 2022

    Perfect scripture and very fitting words for this hour in time! Bless you for sharing! Jesus reigns and always will, hallelujah and amen!

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Betty Smith
May 25, 2022

Thank you for sharing this wonderful perspective. Praying!

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Kitty Larsen
May 25, 2022

Thank you for this amazing article. It confirms what has been in my heart for many years and gives me new motivation. I have been active in Moms In Prayer for over 30 years and I am seeking to start my moms in prayer group in Stansbury Park, Utah. Do know people pray for the schools at least once a week and many who do walk around schools at through schools. I know that you have talked about the Lords heart for our children. It is my heart to thank you for sharing.

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    Christina Johnson
    May 25, 2022

    Amen Kitty! We need Jesus in the schools. We pray for the darkness to flee, for comfort that only God can give to those families, roe repentance as a nation, for fathers to be present in the home, for relationship between moms and daughters, etc. We need You Lord! Please help us and heal our land.

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Thea
May 25, 2022

AMEN and Amen!! We are agreeing in prayer and expect to see answers. Thanking GOD for His faithfulness in all things.

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Karen Rentz
May 25, 2022

Lord I pray for all dvd families that lost their precious children. I pray your Holy Spirit will bring them super natural peace Please be with the family that lost their Mother no words can be expressed only you bring peace and comfort, Be with the shooter’s family comfort them as well, We pray a hedge of protection around all our children Pa 91 the devil is after them but greater is he who is in you then who is in the world. Thank you Jesus🙌‼️‼️🙌

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Roseanne Korfant
May 25, 2022

This volunteerism note has promoted me to seek out the help of my onw hospitality team to “adopt a school” for which to pray. I will get busy on that right now!!! Thank you IFA for keeping us “in the know.”

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    Christina Johnson
    May 25, 2022

    Moms in Prayer as was mentioned in this article is a great resource! You can look it up and print up prayer sheets to help guide a 1 hour prayer time once per week.
    If you would like more info, feel free to reach out! [email protected]

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Maria M Fillyaw
May 25, 2022

May God take hold of our hearts to seek Him more. And mag we love those around us and those hurting. In Jesus name

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Christine M Poitras
May 25, 2022

So saddened by this horrific crime in the Elementary School in Texas. Praying for comfort, healing and hope for each family that have lost a loved one and that the community will unite in love and prayer. The two kingdoms are clashing…light and darkness and many are caught in this battle. We know that the Kingdom of Light will prevail. God Bless this community and thank you for the wonderful report you have sent.

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Deborah
May 25, 2022

God can change atmosphere
I am a custodian at local high school during covid so much pressure was put on staff and administration unbelievable even now it continues
Principals having to drive a bus after also doing daily responsibilities and dealing with behavioral problems plus parents. Not to mention numerous meetings regarding state dictated mandates
These students and staff need major prayer. It’s time to stop judging and start being proactive. My position is a custodian I clean classrooms and bathrooms. I’ve seen the Lord open doors under all the stress my principal recieved prayer from me and another believer our police officer on campus. That opened more doors more prayer even a once a month staff prayer meeting. God has people in place. An active Fellowship of Christian Athletes there. Prayer is becoming a normal part of this public school campus. I’ve seen beautiful change in the principal still under tremendous stress growing in faith and openess to the Lord ! Even office staff who verbalized separation of church and state joined in on a spontaneous prayer for principal one day recently. If we want change we have to be willing to support and love these people. That only comes from the Lord he is amazingly good he can give us the love and anointing. There are many believers in this school standing together. May the Lord have mercy
The things that are changing coming down on students and administration is horrible. But with God he can open doors.
We were able to do prayer walks through the school just 3 of us
But be encouraged it only takes 2 or 3 in his name.
The problems have not gone totally away but the atmosphere is definitely changed and more and more are getting on board crying out to God for help saved and unsaved.
May God move in our schools send a great awakening.
It’s real it’s demonic I can tell you it’s over the top but God is with us.

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    Annie
    May 25, 2022

    Thank you! Very encouraging!
    May the Lord lead us in all we are to do.
    🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

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    Kateri Leblanc
    May 26, 2022

    Wonderful testimony. Deborah. May God continue to protect and guide you.

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Jeannette Raynes
May 25, 2022

Father/God – I’m asking You to deliver our country from hate! Political parties hate each other and spew their poison onto the nation through news outlets and commentators. One ethnicity hates another and acts on that hatred in their communities. People are hated for having more money than someone else – and yet millions try every day to win the lottery! Please bind our minds to the mind of Christ and to the TRUTH – casting down every thought that exalts itself above the true knowledge of God and the strongholds we have created to protect them. Please bind our feet to the paths of Righteousness and our wills to Yours. Amen.

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Denice
May 25, 2022

I live in San Antonio, TX, about 85 miles East of Uvalde. Pastors and Priests are already in Uvalde, TX.

However, I’m grieving with those who are grieving. May God surround the families of those who lost their precious children and those whose children are injured. And, as the author stated, may revival begin in our homes, schools, churches, and communities. Jesus we need you in this time of grief. 🙏💔🙏💔

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