JOIN ME

I believe You, Lord, when Your word emphasizes the importance of prayer. There are so many things in life that I have no control over; things that I care about deeply. And they are things that You care about, too. People I love, ongoing circumstances that require patience and strength, and the state of the […]

TIC TOC

  I am becoming so aware of how much time I waste.  I was reading Psalm 119:37 yesterday, “Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through Your word.”  Also, Psalm 101:3 “I will set no worthless thing before my eyes…” There are so many worthless things!  How quickly I am caught up […]

BROKEN HEARTS

It breaks my heart, Lord, to see and hear all the anger and hatred from all sides these days. The world ridicules and demeans Christians. So-called Christians mock and vilify everyone outside their circle. Truth is, we’re all guilty and have a sin nature at our core. At the same time, most are decent and […]

HIDDEN MINISTRY

Oswald Chambers says in My Utmost for His Highest, “There is no snare or any danger of infatuation or pride in intercession, it is a hidden ministry that brings forth fruit whereby the Father is glorified.”  Quite often we hear someone ask for prayer or promise to be praying for someone else’s need.  It’s part and […]

IF MY PEOPLE

“If My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray, and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”  This is one of the most well-known verses in the Bible, 2 Chronicles 7:14.  In the verse […]

PRAYING OUR DEEPEST DESIRES

In my Bible reading right now I’m using a method that I’ve really liked over the years.  I divide the text into five sections:  history, (Genesis-Job), poetry (Psalms-Song of Solomon), prophecy (Isaiah-Malachi), Gospels & Acts (Matthew-Acts), and Epistles & Revelation (Romans-Revelation).  If the goal is to read through the Bible in a year, you read […]