One minute prayer

I felt certain I had already blogged on this, but I couldn't find it this morning. So if this is redundant, I apologize. But then again,...

Out with the old, in with the new

For many of us who call ourselves Christians or followers of Jesus Christ, prayer is an afterthought. By that, I mean several different...

God's in His Heaven

I was asking the Lord this morning what I should write on for my prayer blog today. A few minutes earlier I'd been praying for some...

Earnestly and Fervently

This week two verses on prayer have captured my attention: Colossians 4:2 and James 5:16. Actually two words within those two verses kept...

Every day I will bless You

Yesterday I took time between each hour throughout the morning to do 5-10 minutes of exercise. A friend of mine invited me into this...

Capturing our heart cry

Last week I wrote about Psalm 139:23-24. In my daily Bible reading, those verses caught my attention as they do every time I read them. I...

Praying verses

There are some Bible verses that ought to be prayed regularly because they seem to capture the essence of a God-seeker's heart cry. I...

Go Forth Weeping

Some have said that prayer is the mightiest force in the universe. I believe this—at least in my head. I've been praying for a long time,...

Strengthened in Faith

I'm plugging away again at the attempt to memorize Romans. Currently I'm working on chapter 4. The nature of Abraham's faith catches my...

Defend Us Against Our Adversary

A friend sent me a book on prayer last week. I received it last Friday, the same day I'd written the prayer blog on Luke 18. I opened the...

Persist. Persist. Persist.

God keeps bringing me back to Luke 18. I read it again this morning. I need it. My prayer life needs it. It's one of Jesus' targeted...

Praying for Persecuted Believers

Last week I wrote about praying for the world, using geography, the news, and missionary letters as prayer fodder. By doing this, we are...

God-dependence. Our deepest need.

We think we can do so many things on our own. In fact, we generally feel confident that we know how to do life; we can handle things....

Prayer: The Weapons of Our Warfare

I received an email this week asking those on the email list to call for the firing of a certain person who had shown blatant...

Prayer Burdens

One of the lies of the enemy, as I mentioned last week in the blog on prayer, is this feeling we often have that prayer is an attempt to...

Divine Reluctance? NOT!

There are many things I don't understand yet about prayer, but there are some things I'm learning. I'm coming to understand what prayer...