Jesus at Gethsemane needed something before going through the suffering that He could only get from prayer. He reoriented rulership of His spirit over body.
what is prayer?
Sometimes giving definition to prayer helps expand your view of it.
Sometimes what seems to be the right thing to do is not what God thinks is best for you. Allow God room to speak to you. He wants to lead you.
* A child is trafficked every 30 seconds. – UNICEF
* The average age of entry into commercial sex slavery in the United States is 13 years old. – United States Department of Justice
* Human Trafficking occurs in 161 out of 192 countries. – The United Nations
As Christians we are to be concerned with what is going on in Israel and actively praying for it. God is still in love with Israel as children of Abraham.
Thanksgiving prepares you to experience God, for more blessing from God, for the peace of God, for God’s joy, and to hear from God.
As we read the Bible verses about healing, we then have confidence that it is God’s will to heal the sick person. I pray for healing because God says to.
God desires us to continue to honor those who have gone before for our benefit. There is promised blessing for you in this honor.
Paul tells us to pray without ceasing. He wasn’t encouraging us to constantly read over our prayer lists. Prayer is communicating with God, not just to Him.
When you read the Bible, ask God what it is that He wants to share with you that day. Interact with the passage. Spend time with the One who wrote it.
I enjoyed it because it showed people I know and have had over to my home. Bob and Gloria Bruce have walked with the Lord and have been given a wealth of wisdom and character. I loved that the video showed him eating ice cream, as he says he eats it all the time now. The video also showed many other friends from Reynolda where my wife and I attended while living in Winston Salem.
Will God not withhold some of His treasures and only give them to those whose delight is in Him? He gives some things only to those who want it.
In 1996 Dr. Bill Bright started yearly 40-day fasts for revival in our nation. His commitment to this discipline helped many like myself to consider… Read More »Call to Pray and Act by Chuck Colson and Jim Garlow