prayer Tag Archive

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 […]

So That the World May Believe.

“May they (Believers) also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent Me.” John 17:21 Even before they were His followers, Jesus prayed for those who would believe in His message (the one His disciples were entrusted to share). Here’s what He asked God the Father: “that all of them […]

The Name You Gave Me.

Holy Father, protect them (disciples) by the power of your name — the name you gave me — John 17:11a Mary. My name serves, in part, to identify me. Add my middle, maiden and married name–Mary Elizabeth Albers Felkins — and it distinguishes me from among the countless other ‘Mary’s’ in the world. Distinguished or […]

Only 8 Hours.

I was in prison and you came to visit me. Matthew 25:36b I participate in a prison ministry called Forgiven Prison Ministry (http://www.forgivenministry.org). It was founded by Scottie Barnes several years ago and is headquartered in the foothills of North Carolina. Scottie grew up as the daughter of an inmate. Her father eventually came to […]