Posts Tagged: prayer

Declare His Name Today!

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It is 37 degrees, but a carafe of hot black coffee, flannel PJs, a snoozing pup on my lap, and a couple of blankets make for a snuggly-sweet chance to see the moon sink behind the mountains. A rare treat, as the morning will not be this dark with a sinking moon at 7am for… Read more »

How to Pray with God in our Pain

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It may seem odd to talk about pain in the modern Christian life. If you were to examine today’s preaching and worship music, you’d likely get the sense that the Christian life is supposed to be a perpetual state of happiness, or that happiness can be gained in five simple steps.  Yet many believers are… Read more »

Devotional: God Wants Your Prayers

God wants our prayers! Since creating Adam, He has yearned to be in close relationship with us.  Especially during the moments we find hard and scary, God wants us to bring our fears and doubts. Because He cares. He is listening. He is working through all circumstances for the good of those who love Him…. Read more »

Why Doesn’t God Answer My Prayers? Quick VIDEO

Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission. Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

From Successful Businessman to Seminary Graduate

Mr. Z had it all — or so it seemed. A wealthy and successful businessman, he owned his own construction company in East Asia. As a young man, he was proud of the many goals he had accomplished — a thriving business, a large bank account, a close circle of family and friends. He worked… Read more »

33rd Street Prison

We went on a ministry trip to the 33rd Street prison in Orlando Florida. Some others who had gone to minister in this prison before informed us that nothing could be brought into the prison with us.  Even our car keys and drivers licenses had to be left with the guards in the check in… Read more »

CJ on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ myth is a myth that states God will give you anything you ask for. He is a Father Christmas sort of figure, and he will give you anything you ask for. But that’s a… Read more »

Abbi on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ is about people thinking that God will answer any question they have, or give them anything that they are wishing for. People believe if they try hard enough God will just get things for… Read more »

Out of Darkness

Dear Josh, How can we thank you for your faithful service to our Lord Jesus?  Your little paperback book, More Than a Carpenter was instrumental in bringing my dear brother back to Christ after he wandered into the New Age movement and Occult. After he watched the movie Jesus provided by Campus Crusades, the Holy… Read more »