I saw video footage last night of the rioting and violence taking place in Baltimore, MD. People are using injustice as an excuse to commit more injustice. Please pray on behalf of the innocent who have to hide in fear of the mob; and those who've suffered property damage and physical injury from the outpouring… Continue reading Prayer Request: Baltimore & Nepal
Let us pray together to great effect this week! Prayer focus for this week: The wife of the preacher.
Where do you place your trust? It is easy to say we trust in the Lord, but much harder to live it. Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego trusted in the God they could not see in the face of a fire they could see.
Each week, we turn our focus to praying for a specific person or group of people. If you missed the original post on effective prayer, read it here. Effective prayer is a learned habit requiring discipline and diligence. To that end, I am encouraging you to write down the people you are praying for. Part… Continue reading The Effective Prayer 4.17.15
Today take a few minutes and send some encouragement to the preachers and teachers you've been praying for. Send an email, shoot them a text, write a card or simply give them a call. Give them an idea of what you are specifically praying for. Encourage others in your church to participate in this effort. Let's flood our teachers and preachers with encouragement. Let them know that we are in the race to heaven together and we want them to endure with us. Remind them to guard their hearts & their teaching as Paul reminded Timothy.
Good afternoon! Yesterday, I posted an encouragement to you to pray for teachers & preachers. Today, as I was reading the Word, I came across something Paul the apostle told Timothy that goes hand in hand with our prayers for teachers and preachers: "Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in… Continue reading An additional thought on praying for teachers & preachers
The effective fervent prayer of a righteous person has great effect. How about multiplying that by 100? Join us this week in praying for preachers and teachers.
The testimony of the earth and the rest of the universe isn't limited to God's wisdom and power. The earth and skies also testify of God's faithfulness and consistency. When you begin to doubt that God is a faithful, orderly, unchanging God, look up! Look at the sky! The sun testifies. The moon testifies. The stars testify.