Lord God, our Almighty Creator, protect our brothers and sisters that are directly affected by the wildfires in California. Give them hope and strength. Touch their hearts, we know that You are present at this very time and a strong fortress.
Exodus 19:18 “Now Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke because the Lord had descended on it in fire. The smoke of it went up like the smoke of a kiln, and the whole mountain trembled greatly.”
2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Starting Over From The Wildfires
Let your spirit fill them with strength to rise from these ashes. Lord, bless them to start over from these wildfires and return what the enemy took from them. Let the ruins be restored and their hurting be healed. Lord, heal those who have injured and wounded, comfort and ease their pain.
Proverbs 3:25-36 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your feet from being snared.
Psalm 46:1-2 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.
Praying for the area and the firefighters
Guide and cover our firefighters who bravely tackle these wildfires. Forgive us our sins and lacking, open our eyes and ears to listen to the calling of our mother nature. Lord, we pray for the improvement of air quality that we can breath comfortably. Keep us away from sickness, Lord. Save us from this darkness and bring us light, love, healing, and peace.
John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.