Time to Pray

Then Jesus went with them to the olive grove called Gethsemane, and he said, “Sit here while I go over there to pray.” Matthew 26:36 NLT Jesus took his disciples to the place called Gethsemane and asked them to sit while He went to pray. There were so many things that Jesus could have done … Continue reading Time to Pray

Listen to My Prayer

Then I said, “O Lord, God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps his covenant of unfailing love with those who love him and obey his commands, listen to my prayer! Look down and see me praying night and day for your people Israel. I confess that we have sinned against you. Yes, even my … Continue reading Listen to My Prayer

Be Honorable

There was a man named Jabez who was more honorable than any of his brothers. His mother named him Jabez because his birth had been so painful. He was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that and keep me from all trouble and pain!” And God granted him his request.   1 Chronicles … Continue reading Be Honorable

Saturated in Prayer

Paul wrote most of the New Testament. He traveled extensively and established a number of churches on his missionary journeys.  The church in Philippi was one of those churches. The letter to the Philippians was one of joy.  Yet in the midst of this joyous letter we find, “Don’t be pulled in different directions or … Continue reading Saturated in Prayer

God Can

“Answer me when I call to you, O God who declares me innocent. Free me from my troubles. Have mercy on me and hear my prayer.”  Psalm 4:1 NLT David was a man with a lot of trouble. When you read the book of Psalms, you will also notice that David spent a lot of … Continue reading God Can

Not Until You Ask!

May you hear the humble and earnest requests from me and your people Israel when we pray toward this place. Yes, hear us from heaven where you live, and when you hear, forgive.                2 Chronicles 6:21 NLT  This was part of Solomon's prayer when they were dedicating the temple. Solomon recognized that the temple … Continue reading Not Until You Ask!

Give It To Me

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy to bear, and … Continue reading Give It To Me

God in the Crisis

In every life there are guidelines to follow. This principle is true from the palace to the homeless shelter. If you want to get a driver’s license, the first step is to get the study guide. The guide tells you the rules so that you can be safe on the road. It tells you what … Continue reading God in the Crisis