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Psalm 143:8

Prepared for Prayer

Prepared for Prayer

A Prepared Place for Prayer Daniel had a specific place designated for prayer: an upstairs room in his home to which he withdrew three times every day.1 His preparations may have been as simple as setting aside this particular place where he could be undistracted and undisturbed. I’m convinced we all need this kind of

Prayer was as natural as breathing for our Lord, and it should be the same for us. If prayer is an integral part of our lives, when a crisis comes we have already prepared those lines of communication.

The Place of Prayer in Suffering

  When we look for the supreme model of a person devoted to prayer, we need only to look at the life of our Lord. Jesus was constantly in an attitude of prayer, and never more urgently than in the face of suffering. The night He was arrested, He was praying in the Garden of

Worship on a Mission: You are the Girl for the Job OBS

Worship on a Mission

We don’t have to look too far to see beautiful, vibrant examples of people who took God at His Word regarding their respective missions, because they’re literally everywhere. But I want to go straight to my favorite source for an intentional reason. If we want to see a good example of someone using what they’ve

Silence is so Powerful

Getting Quiet

Would you try something? Silence your phone, turn off the music, and set a timer for two minutes. Sit silently until the alarm goes off. I’m happy to wait on you while you try this. How was that? As I was writing this, I tried it myself and was reminded once again how difficult silence

Why, When, and How Should We Pray?

Why, When, and How Should We Pray?

Why Should We Pray? God insists that we ask, not because He needs to know our situation, but because we need the spiritual discipline of asking. — Catherine Marshall Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and  petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. — Philippians 4:6 So I say

Psalm 23:4 | In the Morning, Faith that Matters

In the Morning

In the Morning, Trust God ~ Eugene Peterson O Lord, in the morning Thou dost hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for Thee, and watch. — Psalm 5:3 RSV The work of God begins while we are asleep and without our help. He continues to work through the day in our worship

The Power of the Pocket Prayer

Do you struggle with prayer? You aren’t the first to struggle. The sign-up sheet for Prayer 101 contains some familiar names: the apostles John, James, Andrew, and Peter. When one of Jesus’ disciples requested, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1), none of the others objected. No one walked away saying, “Hey, I have prayer figured out.” The first followers of Jesus needed prayer

A Busy Mom’s Guide to Meditating on Scripture

Some days a scheduled quiet time just can’t happen. And it would be wrong for us to put pressure on ourselves to always create this perfect scenario – as we would selfishly have to push our children’s needs aside. So what’s the solution? Learn how to meditate on God’s Word. Joshua 1:8 says: This Book

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