By Barb Camp
[This article was originally published at “Casting Your Care“, reblogged with permission.]
“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” Matthew 18:20
Have you ever had your name written on a list?
- Being newly married and having your names on a waiting list to move into that “perfect” little apartment building
- An attendance list of students when you were in the fifth grade
- A sign in sheet for patients waiting to see the doctor
- Your name on a sheet to work as a volunteer in your church’s nursery
- Being listed, along with others, who are waiting to board the next available stand by flight so you can head home after a long business trip
- Preparing to get married and having you and your fiancé’s name listed on several gift registries
What about having your name typed on your church’s prayer list?
Recently I was looking over our church’s prayer list, and as my eyes fell upon my name, I said to Brian, “Oh how I wish I could look at this just one time and NOT see my name listed on here or on any prayer list any where in the entire world!”
As soon as the words were out of my mouth, the Holy Spirit convicted me BIG time.
He NEEDED to
I’m glad He did
Of course the way it was intended was that I would be completely … [Read the whole post here: Praying for Me]
About the Writer:
Barb Camp is originally from Pennsylvania, but she’s been a Floridian transplant since 1989. She has been married to the love of her life, Brian for more than 30 years. Besides her relationship with Jesus Christ, Brian is her closest friend; her “soul mate”; her guy; her man! Barb and Brian have one married son and one grand daughter. Barb believes that being a Grammy is one of the best gifts God has to give!!!
Barb has suffered from a chronic illness known as IH (Intracranial Hypertension) since 2003. IH is a condition in which your body acts like it has a brain tumor but there is not one present. There is no cure for IH. Her blog “Casting Your Care” is devoted to ” …bring joy, peace and encouragement to someone who may be discouraged by a chronic illness”. She believes that if it had not been for her illness, she might have missed out on the many unique opportunities that the Lord has given to her in which to serve Him and others. She and Brian hold onto the promise from Scripture:
2 Corinthians 12:9 “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”
Photos credit: Casting Your Care blog. Barb’s bio is gleaned from the information that was captured from her Casting Your Care “Meet Barb” page.