The Word of God most definitely means the Scripture, but it also means so much more. Looking at the book of Hebrews we pull out the writer’s intentions.
what is prayer?
Sometimes giving definition to prayer helps expand your view of it.
The importance of confession is not for the forgiveness. We confess our sins in order to walk out our forgiveness.
I was burdened about this bill last night and early this morning after hearing that the 60 votes had been obtained. I have also been burdened as I have thought about Jonah. Jonah was called to speak out against the wickedness of Nineveh, but Jonah disobeyed God because of lack of love for the Ninevites. He wanted to see them perish (Jonah 3:10 – 4:2). I am becoming convicted that when I stay silent I am running from my own Nineveh.
For those who have yet to hear, the Village Church pastor, Matt Chandler, has gone into surgery this morning to have some of his right… Read More »Facing Adversity and Fear – Matt Chandler
Corrie Ten Boom will encourage you to see God’s faithfulness even in unpleasant circumstances. She was horrified with the fleas, but they were a protection.
I decided to trust God and hold onto His promise. I thanked God for taking me through a painful time, even though I didn’t know how it could turn out good.
Some of those there criticize her for the waste, but Jesus praises what she has done. Let’s look at how Mary gives us three reasons for giving thanks.
Don’t be discouraged or stressed by how to give thanks, just allow your gratitude for all He has done for you freely flow out of you. God will be pleased.
What causes people in the midst of extreme pain to respond with thanks? Only a person living by the Spirit can we draw the power and love necessary.
If you know you are abiding in Christ, are controlled by the Holy Spirit, and are praying according to the Word and the will of God, you can expect God to answer your prayers.
I have now done 8 40-day fasts, and I’m a believer in the spiritual importance of fasting. I’ve invited many of my friends to also share their experiences.
I wanted to put up the link to this post because I felt it was an honest evaluation of what is going on inside the mind of a pastor or intercessor who desires to call others to pray. If God has His hand on you to gather people to pray, this post will be a great encouragement for you to press on.