Prayer is a powerful force. We need to use prayer effectively to help others draw near to God and to help them in their times of need.
This is part of a series of God's Faithfulness. To read the previous post, click here. "I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord's great… Continue reading God is Faithful
Forgiveness is one of those words that we use so often in Christianity that the meaning gets lost in the repetition. We need to take time to think about what it truly means because it is a crucial part of our relationship with God and our fellow man.
We don't often use the term "lament." The word is defined as "a passionate expression of grief or sorrow." Lamentations is a book in the Bible written by the prophet Jeremiah. Jeremiah suffered greatly as a prophet of God due to the wickedness of the Israelites of his day. Lamentations is an outcry of grief. When you feel despondent, do you trust God's faithfulness, or are you tempted to doubt?
Thankfulness is a learned trait. Are you using it in your prayers?
How do we pray according to God's will?