When God’s People Pray

Sometimes it’s good to reflect on your life and today I was doing just that. Last school year, I was in a new grade and my district chose new math and ELA curriculums. So in addition to that, everything else was new to me. It can be overwhelming when you have to master the curriculum … Continue reading When God’s People Pray

In Jesus’ Presence

Most people are always looking for something exciting to happen in their lives. They feel that life is boring and nothing exciting happens. They plan vacations to exotic locations hoping to do something unusual but nothing really that unusual happens. Life is not really that exciting and they return home disappointed. All their hopes and … Continue reading In Jesus’ Presence

Declare Me Righteous

When I was a child, there were some things that children told each other on the playground. When a child was hurt by the unkind words of a classmate, we would often hear this quote, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never harm me" It’s a great quote but a big … Continue reading Declare Me Righteous

You Don’t Have to Worry!

Today people live with uncertainty.  Life as you know it has changed. Things you took for granted are no longer the norm.  As the school year begins, parents are expressing their concerns for the safety of their children in the school buildings. The school staff is also concerned about their health and the health of … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Worry!

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