Prayer

A Father’s Prayer

A Father’s Prayer

This post was originally published on this site Heavenly Father, thank You for my children’s salvation. Thank You for choosing them to be children of mine and Yours. Thank You that You have lavished Your riches and Your inheritance on them, although they could do nothing to earn it or deserve it. I pray for…

Afraid but Following

Afraid but Following

This post was originally published on this site Jesus, I’m so grateful that you gently lead and insistently love me in the midst of both faith and fear. “They were on their way to Jerusalem with Jesus leading the way, those who followed were afraid.” Mark 10:32 They had heard Jesus teach on the green…

Prayer Before You Speak

Prayer Before You Speak

This post was originally published on this site Prayer Before You Speak Father, guide my thoughts before they become my words. Place a guard over my mouth and a watchman over the door of my lips. When I open my mouth, I ask You to fill it with right words, good words, true words, loving…

God Does the Heavy Lifting

God Does the Heavy Lifting

This post was originally published on this site I am still learning this balance between relying on God and doing my part. “They brought the jars to her and she kept pouring.” 2 Kings 4:5b You’re probably very familiar with the story of the widow and her oil. (Take a minute to read the whole…

God is Moved  by Your Prayers

God is Moved by Your Prayers

This post was originally published on this site Moses prayed, and the Red Sea opened. Abraham prayed, and Lot’s family was spared. Elijah prayed, and fire fell. Joshua prayed, and the walls of Jericho collapsed. Nehemiah prayed, and the walls of Jerusalem were rebuilt. The disciples prayed, and the church was born. The church prayed,…

Power in Prayer

Power in Prayer

This post was originally published on this site Life is busy. There is much to demand our focus. “If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.” John 15:7 Life is busy. There is much to demand our focus. Perhaps that’s why God…

What To Do

What To Do

This post was originally published on this site ‘The Lord Himself will fight for you. Just stay calm” Exodus 14:14 (NLT) Facing a battle? Don’t try to— Figure your way through, Reason your way through, Guess your way through, Feel your way through, Push your way through, Manipulate your way through; Fake your way through….

Pulling Down Strongholds

Pulling Down Strongholds

This post was originally published on this site Make no mistake. The devil is a real devil! Every conflict is a contest with Satan and his forces.  For that reason the Bible says, “though we walk in the flesh we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal…

Pursuing Peace in Relationships

Pursuing Peace in Relationships

This post was originally published on this site “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” Colossians 3:14 Relationship help is one of the hottest topics searched on the Internet. Relationships can be messy. Love isn’t always easy. It takes courage to love well. As always, the…

Samson’s Mother

Samson’s Mother

This post was originally published on this site “Then one day the Angel of the Lord appeared to the wife of Manoah. . .” Judges 13:2 We have heard sermons about Samson, and we have watched movies about Samson and Delilah, but I don’t recall ever hearing anyone teach or speak about Samson’s mother. The…