John 17:15 My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.
A scientific study in the Journal of American Medical Association claims hospitalised heart patients had fewer complications and needed fewer drugs when supported by praying people. The same study noted patients who were unable or unwilling to accept prayer support were distictlt disadvantaged.
Prayer group participation provides valued support to those who gather and share in them. It would benefit us all in the process of recovery to gather a small group of friends, or fellow fighters in our battle against addiction, compulsion and the problems of life for the purpose of regular prayer and support.
Jesus promises in Matthew 18:20 “Where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” His words should be enough to prompt us to action. Herin lies tremendous possibilty for helping each other.