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Silence is so Powerful

Getting Quiet

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

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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