Prayers for the Week – RIP Uncle Sam

By Mike Ellis Uncle Walter, Uncle Bob, Uncle Bud, Uncle Sam, and Uncle Ted in 2008

7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. ~ 2Timothy 4:7 (ESV)

My friends, thank you for joining us today on a very special Prayers for the Week post. We learned on Friday morning that Uncle Sam, pictured in the grey sweater, passed away in his sleep that morning. It was totally unexpected — we had just seen Uncle Sam just 6 weeks earlier for Uncle Ted’s (far right) funeral. My friends, thank you for your love and support during this trying time. In this picture, only Uncle Walter on the left and Uncle Bud in the middle are left, and I know that they are hurting, wondering what is happening. My wife Cindy and her family has lost three of her uncles in the past 18 months.

My friends, please pray with us, pray for Uncle Sam, for his goodness, for his kindness, for those that he touched in his life. Pray for Aunt Saundra, his wife, and their children and grandchildren and nieces and nephews and cousins and on and on and …read more

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