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Ask in Prayer: God Hears

Ask in Prayer: God Hears

Ask in Prayer Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. — James 5:16 NKJV In Mark 11:24, Jesus says something remarkable: Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received

I’m Scared to Pray Boldly

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. — James 5:16 Sometimes I’m scared to pray boldly. It’s not at all that I don’t believe God can do anything. I absolutely do. I’m a wild-about-Jesus girl. Wild in my willingness. Wild in my obedience. Wild in my adventures with God. So my hesitation

Your Prayers Have Power

God’s Promise When a believing person prays, great things happen. — James 5:16 NCV I accompanied Denalyn on some errand running recently. We stopped at a store called OfficeMax so she could buy a calendar. As we walked through the parking lot, I pointed at the sign and said, “Honey, this is my store. OfficeMax!”

In This Together

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. — 1 Thessalonians 5:11 I have a friend who recently participated in a five-mile mud run. Now, this is not one of those “I have a friend who” stories that is meant to mask the fact that I’m secretly

Storming Heaven

The Power of Desperate Prayer One Tuesday, while kneeling in my usual spot during our noon prayer meeting, I heard a woman’s voice to my left. Her head was in her hands, and she was praying softly. But something about the way she prayed caught my attention. She was talking to God as if He

Live Full Walk Free: Cliques Fools and Secrets

Prayer: God, I praise You for Your powerful promises. I’m grateful You see me through Your lens of unfailing, unconditional love. Thank you, Lord, that I can know Your truth, live Your truth, and share Your powerful truth with others. Forgive me for the times when I get self-focused and forget my brothers and sisters

Prayer: A Secret Weapon in Parenting

I’m a connoisseur of testimonies. And the most poignant prayer testimonies I’ve received over the years come from parents who are circling their children in prayer like never before. Parents are praying the promises of God around their children. They are interceding for future spouses, believing for miracles, and praying a hedge of protection around their children. And parents aren’t just praying

From Confession to Redemption

Wasting Away Many of the Psalms are attributed to David. I believe he was paralyzed by the guilt of his past. However, somewhere along his journey he discovered the freedom that comes along with confession. He wrote about this journey from confession to forgiveness in Psalm 32. Oh, what joy for those whose rebellion is

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. – Proverbs 4:23 What Do You Mean “Boundaries”? The parents of a twenty-five-year-old man came to see me (Dr. Townsend) with a common request: they wanted me to “fix” their son, Bill. When I asked where Bill was, they answered, “Oh, he didn’t want

Bible Verses About Prayer | Scriptures on Prayer

20 Bible Verses about Prayer

20 Bible Verses about Prayer Tomorrow is the National Day of Prayer in the U.S. and all week here at FaithGateway we are featuring articles by popular Christian authors and verses about prayer to provide you with encouragement to pray for our nation and your local communities. To kick off our commemorations, we’ve collected a list of

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