The Day of the Girl Child 2020

Today, October 11th, is the day of the Girl child. When I think of the remaining Chibok girls—as well as all of the evils that go on in this word toward girls—my heart is stirred to be an advocate and to shine light on everything they are going through.

Jesus Himself spent time with women as his disciples, such as Mary Magdalene. He also rose up for the equality of women in His Kingdom (Galatians 3:28). He took the women charged for a adultery and kept her from being killed. Women are obviously very important to Christ.

Would you, with me, pray over these girls, and share this to anyone you know to bring attention to the girls?

“Dear Jesus,
All people—including young women—are made in Your Sight. We pray now, Lord Jesus, that You would bring to justice all the evil done to girls. You have raised us up to fight for them, to advocate for them, and most importantly, to pray for them. Help us to do what You say in Proverbs: “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy” (Proverbs 31:8-9). We lift these women to You; show us good places to donate our time and money to, so that we may help in a practical way.
In Your Name we pray,
Amen.”

If you want to help the Chibok girls and those in Chibok in general, God led me to create a sort of database of nonprofits that help those who need it. To give to Christian organizations for the betterment of women, click here.

There are many ways, both spiritually and practically, to support the girl child. Thank you for all you do!!


Do you know Jesus?

The girl child, and women in general, are precious to Jesus. Learn more about Jesus, and His Mission, here.

Prayers for President and Melania Trump!

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.”
(1 Timothy 2:1-4, NIV)

As President Trump, and his wife, Melania Trump, have caught COVID and are now in a hospital, please pray for their health– not necessarily because you like them personally, but because it is what God tells us to do.

Pray with me:

“Dear Lord Jesus,
We pray over President Trump and Melania Trump, today. Dear Jesus, make this COVID pass quickly from them, and keep them both strong and healthy as they lead the nation. May those who hate him come to You and pray out of obedience to You, no matter their opinion of him. Help him to lead this nation in a Godly way.
In Jesus’ Name we pray,
Amen.”

Prayer: Prayer March 2020

I woke up this morning to find the 2020 Prayer March on my Facebook page. It would be remiss to not write about it today.

Wherever you are, please pray with me over the world, the USA, Nigeria, and the governments of all nations. Feel free to write your prayer in the comments section!

“Dear Jesus,
Please forgive our nation. My heart swells with love for my fellow brothers and sisters, but also grieves because of how far we have gotten from You as a nation. I pray now that You would forgive and heal our land in every way.

Let the unborn be protected.
Let the President seek Your Face.
Let the rioting and anger cease.
Let the pandemic be killed off.
Let Boko Haram be stepped on and ruined, and the men of Boko Haram come to know You.

Jesus, we need You. Please do what You’ve always done: healed, restored, and saved.
It is in Your Mighty Name that we pray

Amen.”


Do you know Jesus?

He and He alone is to be glorified. Learn more about Jesus and why He is to be glorified here.

Pray for the Supreme Court!!!

Amy Coney Barrett, rumoured to be the next Supreme Court Judge.

Please be praying for the next Supreme Court Judge, and any rioting or chaos that could come about from President Trump’s decision! Things are already very heated and tense; we don’t need things to get even worse.
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Do you know Jesus?

Jesus is above all the chaos of this current world. Learn more about Him and what He has done for you, here.

Look Up: Trusting in God’s Sovereignty

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling… bleh.
Anxious. Let down. Frustrated. Scared, even.

All of this is for personal reasons; but I look around me and see the same thing. Especially since much of the Western United States is up in flames, the Presidential Election is coming up, and COVID is still very prevalent in our society. What are we to do?

I’ve been reading a book called Anxious for Nothing by Max Lucado, and in it, Lucado writes about how we can rejoice in the Lord’s Sovereignty, no matter what is happening in our lives. The same God who created all things is in charge of all things, and not only that—He LOVES us.

While we sit here, feeling deflated, we can look up, and say, “Father, You are Good, and in control.” He is in charge of who wins the 2020 elections, when the fires will stop, and every situation you happen to be in. And He turns all things for the good of those who love Him (Romans 8:28). You can trust His Love because He died for you, that you might know the Father and live forever (John 3:16, John 17:3).

So next time you feel completely out of control, friend, stop fighting, and accept His Love. Accept His Sovereignty. And Accept His good, wise, unique, perfect plan for your life. Never forget: His thoughts towards you are for good, not for evil (Jeremiah 29:11).

In Christ,
Annalee Hoover, ISAIAH 62 PRAYER MINISTRY

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Do you know Jesus?

Jesus is in control of all things, and you can trust His Love for you! Learn more about His Good News here.

9/11… 19 years later

I was in first grade when my mom picked me up early from school.
Airplanes had hit two towers, she said, buckling me in.

That was 19 years ago, and I have had friends who lost their family members that day. Terrorists ripped away fathers, mothers, friends, and loved ones. Although it was almost 20 years ago, I still remember not understanding, being so young. But I understand now. Hatred and darkness ran rampant as smoke billowed into the sky, threatening to overthrow America as we knew it. But it didn’t.

Thankfully, the police, firefighters, and EMTs rushed to the scene and put their lives on the line to save those trapped in rubble.

Today, please pray for those who lost so much on 9/11. Pray for an America that was as united on 9/11 as it was in 2001. Pray for those first responders. Some wounds have healed, and some have not. May Jesus comfort those who lost so much that day. ❤

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Do you know Jesus?

Jesus knew what it was to mourn, and He offers comfort and love. Learn more about Him here.

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Please pray for those who were forever hurt by terrorists on 9/11 and for the first responders at the scene of 9/11. (find the prayer sheet here).

Thank you for your prayers.

A Note About My Cousin

In case you are not aware, my cousin, the beautiful, bright, extremely intelligent Danyelle Adair passed away by taking her own life on August 13th, 2020. She was 36 years old.

She left no note or trace of why she did what she did. I am stuck feeling a mixture of denial, sadness, and anger, all going over and over again in a cycle and sometimes happening all at once. She was a believer in Jesus; therefore I am not grieving where she has gone, because she’s in heaven, but I am grieving her loss here on earth.

Tomorrow is Suicide Prevention Day, and September is Suicide Prevention Month. Danyelle’s death has made the importance of suicide awareness all the more important… it hits home.

I’m trying to remember the best about her. But our family is definitely shaken. Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers.

Do you know Jesus?

Danyelle is in heaven now, holding Jesus’ Hand. Learn more about Jesus and how to get to heaven here.