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The Holy Spirit knows how to get answers to His prayers. Praise God for the Holy Spirit's prayers. So, feel free to pour your heart out to Him. Just tell Him what's going on. Cry. It's OK. Moan, groan. He'll take your prayers and translate them into something that is pleasing to God and that receives an answer. And He prays for you.

You Don’t Need Seminary to Understand Scripture

You Don’t Need Seminary to Understand Scripture

  I know prayer changes things. Prayer changes us. Prayer changes people. But if you don’t have somebody visible that you can pray with, somebody that you can call and tell what your needs are — and I have to be careful myself. I don’t want to depend on my prayer teams for prayer and

Desperate for Immanuel

Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need; rescue me from those who pursue me, for they are too strong for me. — Psalm 142:6 Years ago, when my second daughter, Morgan, was about two years old, I arrived home from my church office early one afternoon I was eager to spend a

What Kind of Woman?

Editor’s note: The following excerpt is from one of our favorite books of this past year. It is powerfully insightful, it is fun and inspirational, and it is filled with heart-pumping Hope. You Are the Girl for the Job by Jess Connolly will spur you on in the belief of the most foundational truth –

Prayer: The Garden of Gethsemane

  “Not My Will, but Yours” He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, “Father, if You are willing, take this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.”  — Luke 22:41-42 Gethsemane means “oil press.” The Garden of Gethsemane is mentioned in Matthew 26:36: Then Jesus went

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Pray Together ~ Be Awesome

Taking Spiritual Responsibility in Your Marriage Paul and Sarah were young and newly married. We began their premarital counseling a couple of months before the wedding. I told them that if we did not get everything covered before their wedding day, we would pick back up when they returned from their honeymoon. Today was pickup

Prayers for Teachers, Students and Schools: FREE Downloads

In this article, you will learn: 3 ways to to pray for teachers, students, and schools consistently, including how to have a prayer walk in your child’s school and pray for our teachers’ classrooms. Plus, don’t miss the FREE downloads of how to use Scripture and God’s Word to prayer for the school year. Print these,

The Power of Praying In Jesus’ Name, Amen

IT troubles you, fatigues you, shames you. IT is the disease you can’t heal, the job you can’t stomach, the marriage you can’t fix, the rage you can’t tame. IT hurts. IT looms over life. Two towering letters, tall and defiant. IT! They march like Frankenstein’s monster. Each step a thud. Each thud an earthquake.

Facing Ridicule | Tom Holladay

Facing Ridicule

Facing Ridicule Editor’s note: When life blows up, how do you pull it together? How do you begin again? In his new book Putting It Together Again When It’s All Fallen Apart, Tom Holladay will help you discover how to face the seemingly impossible task of starting again and regaining your sense of purpose. In

Private Prayer Is Your Soul Alone with God

Jesus prayed. We are told that when He was baptized, as He was praying, the heavens opened and the Spirit came upon Him. The flow of the Spirit is closely connected to prayer, and Jesus immediately went into forty days of fasting and prayer. Jesus prayed when His life was crowded and draining. After He

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