Sunday, July 18, 2010

A Battle Cry Call to Fasting and Prayer

Atten​tion! All Christian Soldiers and Prayer Warriors of Jesus Christ

The time has come the time is now!

Jordan & Katelyn have considered their medical treatment options with no hope of improvement or a cure against this enemy and agent of death, this ever growing cancer; and they have decided to move Jordan home and cry out to God, the only source of Miraculous Hope.

As you read on their last post, they have laid all their hopes and dreams on God’s altar. They also know that the only one who can stay the knife has already died so they can live forever in Him.
He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how will he not also along with him also freely give us all things. Romans 8:32

They are begging all God’s people to fast and pray to God for them beginning Monday July 19, 2010. Please pray that God would be merciful to Jordan and Katelyn as he was merciful to nearly dead Epaphroditu​s and Paul in Phillipians 2:27.

In preparation​, please consider what God did in the Bible and his amazing responses to fasting and prayer when his people were facing enemy, danger or death like Jehoshaphat in 2Chronicles
20:1-30, Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:1-11), Ezra (ch. 8:21-23), & Esther (ch.4:14-17​); and even his response to some wicked men who fasted and prayed like the King of Ninevah (Jonah:3:5​-10), & Ahab (1 Kings 21:20-29). See Isaiah 58 & Matthew 6:6-18 for further instruction​s.

Lastly remember the importance of fasting and prayer in healing the boy in Matthew 17:14-21 and don’t forget the words of Jesus,
This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting Mark 9:29

David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth. . . And he said, . . . I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether GOD will be gracious to me, that the child may live? 2 Samuel 12:16,22

Tha​nking you in advance for your prayers!
Jor​dan and Katelyn’s Family & Friends

79 comments:

Anonymous said...

Praying for you, your husband and your sweet family.

Patty said...

I will be on my knees praying for your family!

Patty from TX

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susan said...

saw your link from mckmama.

praying hard from southern california!

Anonymous said...

Psalm 145 v.19: He will fulfill the desire of them that fear Him: He also will hear their cry, and save them.

This was the verse that Nate was reading when I told him this a.m. about your opportunity for prayer and miracle.

I will be fasting, begining on Monday, July 19 and Nate and I will continue to pray fervently for you.

Love,
Nate and Yvonne Lehman

JAE said...

Fasting and Praying for you!

Check out my blog.

Genie Marie said...

I am storming the gates of heaven on behalf of your precious family!!

zookeeperjess said...

Praying. I'm so sorry. I'm crying just imagining going through what you're going through.

Praying.

rachel said...

praying for you guys.

Anonymous said...

We'll continue to pray for you during this time of suffering and grief. I pray that God brings peace for you all, even if His will doesn't follow yours or ours. He will stand by you with love and compassion. You are not alone. He will not turn from you and neither will we.

Anonymous said...

We'll continue to pray for you during this time of suffering and grief. I pray that God brings peace for you all, even if His will doesn't follow yours or ours. He will stand by you with love and compassion. You are not alone. He will not turn from you and neither will we.

JB said...

God bless you Jordan. I am praying for you and your beautiful family. God healed me from Ewings Sarcoma as a child. By the grace of God I was allowed to grow up, marry and have two beautiful sons. God is good and I know He has you in his hands. Praying in WA.
Jennifer

anne said...

found you through mckmama.

praying and begging God on your behalf!

Kate said...

Lord Jesus, the one that you love is sick. Please Lord, heal him.

I will be praying for Jordan's complete healing, and for strength for your family. I am trusting that the Lord will show Himself in a mighty way, and the glory will be His, and His alone.

Your sister in Christ,
Kate

TheBeeg said...

Praying from Gateway!

Sherry said...

Many thought and prayers being sent your way from Wichita, Kansas.

Sherry

Anonymous said...

When I have tried to do a typical fast in the past, I get very dizzy and "fainty." So I am doing a junk food/sugar fast, and Steve will be doing the "normal" fast. You guys have been heavy on my heart and much in our prayers. HE IS FAITHFUL. We love your family!
Steve & Susie

MMM&M said...

here from mckmama--- PRAYING for your family!

Momto15 said...

Praying!

~*~Jeny~*~ said...

Praying for you!

Anonymous said...

your link was shared thru a friend on facebook. prayers will be coming from southern cali!

Anonymous said...

Praying from Texas.

Amanda said...

So incredibly sorry to hear of what you are going through. I pray the Lord will miraculously heal Jordan and that you'll have many more years together. I pray you'll have a peace that passes all understanding in the coming weeks and that no matter what happens, you will feel God's love and comfort surrounding you.

Richard & Sarah said...

Hello! I clicked through via MckMama.

Right before that I had just read this awesome article:

http://www.gem-international.org/kingdomlife/BRITTONwalkonwater.htm

I know God wanted me to share it with you! Sounds like you are walking on water and getting out of the boat you have been sitting in for a year. I am sure your time is precious but I encourage you to read the article!!! I pray it would bring encouragement, wisdom and blessing to you.

My thoughts & prayers are with you! I can't imagine being in the position you are in.

Caitlin said...

Here from Mckmama's link- praying for you in Idaho!

Anonymous said...

Here from MckMama - As I read your story this afternoon my heart broke for you and your family. I will fast and pray asking God to strengthen you and bring you peace in the midst of this intense struggle. I will ask Him to bring healing to Jordan. Thank you for reminding us that our confidence is in the Dream Giver and not in our hopes and dreams.

Sandra from Tennessee

Kirsten said...

Dearest Cousin,
My heart breaks for you but I know that the Lord can remove this and I will be with you in fasting and in prayer tomorrow. We love you, we love Jordan and you sweet little babies!

Charisa said...

Elizabeth Leman sent me a link to your blog. You don't know me, but I will be fasting and praying with your family.

Anonymous said...

You probably do not know me. I saw the link on Facebook and can here the cry of a parent's heart in your words and prayers. I am a survivor of cancer myself, and I have been a concerned parent of a daughter with double failing kidneys....I feel your pain! I want to encourage your heart with this link: http://www.planbbook.com/media/
When you click on this search for the top tab entitled MEDIA, and then from there, scroll to the SMITH FAMILY. There testimony is so powerful and you will feel weight in their words as they have been in your shoes. I am praying for a positive outcome.....whether you are given the desire of your heart or it seems like PLAN B....know that GOD's PLAN IS PEFECT!!!(((HUGS)))- A believer in Colorado

Anonymous said...

Jordan and katelyn,

I have kind of lost track of you over the last couple years, but you have been very heavy on my heart this past week. I consider Jason and Lindsey to be among my close friends and my heart breaks for you and the rest of the family. Please know that I will be lifting you up in prayer tommorrow as I have in the past few days when I heard about the news. I pray beyond anything that God will give you the grace to stand on his sovereignty alone.

With love from south florida,

Jonathan Eberhardt

franwood said...

Praying for you in Tennessee that the Lord will hold you close and that you will have in great measure his peace that passes all understanding. The faith of both of you is such an inspiration. The Lord must be so very proud of his children and how you are trusting in him.

Rachel said...

praying for jordan. may God heal him and restore him and give him many more years with his beautiful wife and daughters.

Blake said...

God help!!!

Kirk and Keri Plattner said...

We will pray!

Betsy said...

I found you through Mckmama. I'm praying for your family.

Anonymous said...

Will be fasting and praying often. I have read your blog from the first entry to the last.. I pray you find peace, comfort and HOPE

Anonymous said...

Praying you will know God's peace which passes all our understanding. Praying God will show himself mighty on your behalf. Praying God will glorify himself in your and Jordan's lives... together as a family!

With regard to the feelings of Jesus' silence & nonexistence...
Hold onto that silence and remember...

"And the Man of all Sorrows, he never forgot what sorrow is carried by the hearts that he bought. So when the questions dissolve into the silence of God, the aching may remain but the breaking does not. At the holy, lonesome echo of the silence of God." - Michael Card

Anonymous said...

Praying for you Jordan and your sweet family
GOD IS GOOD!!!!!!!!!!

Café Sed said...

Many prayers from the CVE family!
You have both been constantly on my mind & in my prayers.
Love from south of the border,
Katie Schick

ebony joy said...

kate i love you and your sweet beautiful family. my heart breaks for you.

Anonymous said...

I WILL BE PRAYING AND SPREADING THE WORD TO ALL PRAYER WARRIORS. HAVE YOU EVER HEARD ABOUT ANNOINTED OIL? A LOT OF MEMBERS OF OUR CHURCH HAVE BEEN HEALED OF ALL KINDS OF CANCER. NO THIS IS NOT A JOKE. WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO TALK TO ME BY PHONE? 832-417-4520

The Kaiser Family said...

We are praying and will fast.

Ray and Marcia said...

We will be praying and fasting tomorrow also. Our prayers are constantly with you. Prayers will be going out across the land!
Love, Ray and Marcia

Denise said...

Got your link from A Place Called Simplicity. I will be praying!

Phil said...

This makes me cry, I will pray for you and your family. Jordan, your awesome man.

Phil Mogler

B. J. Robinson said...

Praying. Such a beautiful family.
Blessings and prayers, Barb

Peggy said...

Joining you today in fasting and prayer.

David said...

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him. (1John 5:14-15)
I will be petitioning the sovereign, omnipotent God of love and mercy through prayer and fasting. Love you guys!

Anonymous said...

praying and fasting from italy!

T and M said...

praying for you guys. love, mandy

smw said...

standing with you in this.

Jessica said...

praying with you today and everyday.

L, An and boys said...

praying today

L, An and boys said...

"The Beacon" by: A fine Frenzy

Thought of your love together when I heard it this morning.

An

Jarrin said...

lots are sending up prayers from mexico for you and your family. may you feel the hand of our Almighty God upon you.

in His love
raquel from Magdalena

Anonymous said...

Supporting your hands thru prayer & fasting.

Anonymous said...

I have been praying throughout the night and am fasting and praying today for your family. May God give you peace which passes understanding as you pass through this difficult valley. May God bless and keep you in His loving arms of mercy. ~ Susan in SC

Anonymous said...

Sending love and prayers to your beautiful family during these trying times.

Melody said...

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding...in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths."
Thinking of you and praying for you constantly. Lord Jesus feel their hearts with peace. You are an amazing God!

Anonymous said...

I have a strong desire to praise God and to shout, sing and dance...and I thought after reading some Psalms and praying them on your behalf that I should share this with the other warriors fighting on your behalf. Oh God let us be a generation that seeks your face! Give us clean hands..give us pure hearts, let us not lift our voice to another. You are the true and Living God..there is none other...YOU are worthy to be praised!

Sara Huber said...

also praying...

Prayer warriors from KS said...

Just read about your struggle, and immediately the truth we heard in church yesterday came to mind--we serve an awesome God who wants us to honor and glorify Him in all situations--obviously that is EXACTLY what you guys are doing. We are praying you continue to feel God's peace as He wraps his arms around you. We pray God completely heals Jordan and we give Him all the glory--amen!!

Kasey said...

Praying with you and for you!

Smileyface said...

praying praying praying....and believing God for a miracle!!!

Jason and Laura

Anonymous said...

Fasting and praying for you

todd helmkamp said...

Your faith is amazing. My family is, and will be, praying for you during this time.

Daish said...

continually talking with God on your behalf today. love you.

Anonymous said...

Praying for you from CT.

Jayfeather said...

"Lord Jesus, I pray that you would heal this man. He gave up his dreams and desires for You. He wants to be healed if that's to be Your Will. Lord Jesus, even though I don't know him that well, I feel such compassion toward him and his family and I pray before you now on his behalf that you would heal him from his pain. My heart aches for them and I pray that things would turn out alright in the end, according to Your Peferct Plan."

In Jesus Name, Amen

Sunnymama said...

Came from Profoundly Seth and I will pray for you and your family. God is with you and HE can do anything!!!

Anonymous said...

fasting and praying for you!!

Emily (Orr) Browning

Mark said...

Prayed and fasted all day for Jordan's healing. Hope to be able to see you next week.

Anonymous said...

Found you through a Facebook post, but I do know Jordan's parents. I am praying for all of you. What a wonderful testimony of faith and surrender, laying your dreams at God's altar. I am convicted to do this in my own life. God has His loving arms around all of you and I pray you feel that peace that passes all understanding.

olsonpitcrew said...

The Lord bless you and keep you, the Lord make His beautiful face shine down upon you and give you peace during this very trying time. He is your Rock, in whom you take refuge. He is your strength, in whose arms you rest. He is your Father and loves you so very much! Many prayers...

Anonymous said...

Lord Jesus--I lift Jordan and his family up to you. May you give them each strength and hope in YOU!! My heart breaks for the pain they are experiencing, but i know that your heart breaks more, Lord. Hold them close.
Rachelle, Spokane, WA

Taunya said...

We are praying so hard for you and Jordan! We love you guys! It was awesome watching the lightening after praying at your house last night. It was a physical reminder of how almighty our God is!!

Tyson Aschliman said...

Praying in Baltimore, MD. Connected by the blood of Jesus and throught similarity in life experiences, as and through which He has provided. With you.

Q and H said...

You and your little family have been on our hearts a lot lately. Know you have been prayed for throughout the past weeks, and especially the past days. Our prayers will not stop!
Quinton and Heather Snyder
(Kenton's brother)

nicolew said...

Praying for you and your family!
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Ps 73:26
Nicole from Ontario, Canada