Category: Prayer

God records our prayers.

This week I just got in the mood for some Francis Chan and listened to several of his sermons online. One in particular stood out. He started by reading the entire chapters of Revelation 4 and 5. Instead of racing through, he took his time. He read. I listened. I was reminded of how noisy…[View Article]

Keep Praying Until You Can Face The Trouble

In this year’s Easter readings, I was struck with something new as I read about Jesus praying in the garden of Gethsemane. To set the stage, just before Jesus was arrested to be crucified, Jesus took with him Peter, James and John and “began to be sorrowful and troubled.” Jesus was visibly upset. He then…[View Article]

Make sure your prayers are powerful.

This week Beth Moore (@BethMooreLPM) tweeted something that made my heart leap with a YES! I wonder if God hears our tepid prayers, looks around and goes, “Oh, were you talking to Me? It sounds like you’re talking to someone else. I’m the one who created out of nothing, who parts seas or walks on…[View Article]

As school begins, prayer begins.

      Where in the world did this summer go? My son starts school this week! It’s time to finish school shopping, attend an open house to meet teachers and start packing lunches again. It’s time to develop a routine again. So what was my summer like? Productive, but erratic. Oh, my goodness. A blur. Our…[View Article]

When’s the last time you prayed for your house?

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. (Ephesians 6:12) This week I moved into a new home and as is my custom, I prayed a prayer like one…[View Article]