prayer Tag Archive

For the Sake of….Whose Name?

It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am going to do these things, but for the sake of My holy name. Ezekiel 36:22 (NIV) In my earnestness to pray for things, I all too quickly forget the most significant reason why God chooses to grant answers. Yes, He loves me. […]

The Courage to Leave my Flock with the Shepherd.

Early in the morning, David left the flock with a shepherd, loaded up and set out…I Samuel 17:20 (NIV) I’ve read the familiar passage of David and Goliath countless times, but just this week I zeroed in on a couple elements I’d overlooked. Following his father Jesse’s directive to bring food and supplies to the […]

A Kiss is Still Sacred.

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Romans 12:1 (NIV) So here’s what I want you to do…Take your everyday, ordinary life — your sleeping, eating, going to work, and walking […]

Persistence.

Jesus told them a parable that they should always pray and not give up. Luke 18:1 Nothing provokes my inner Rocky Balboa faster than the phrase, “It’s too late.” Just ask my husband. “I think we should return this and get our money back,” I say. “Naw. It’s too late,” he’ll say. And off to […]

Pay to the Order Of…

Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine… to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations for ever and ever Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 The death of Jesus Christ. Yes, it happened. All four Gospels give account of this historic event, recognized […]