Do You Fight for Solitude? @desiringGod

Do You Fight for Solitude? @desiringGod   Do you have 6 minutes to listen to Pastor John? With Tim Keller. Fighting for Solitude — Today’s #AskPastorJohn: http://t.co/LZHHKvTPFF — Desiring God (@desiringGod) October 28, 2014   Then take the time to be disciplined and pray. If there is anything you know you got to do – you… Continue reading Do You Fight for Solitude? @desiringGod

#UTCOP – How Can We Seek Sacred Pauses in Our Lives

How Can We Seek Sacred Pauses in Our Lives by Joy Lenton Prayer can feel like deep mystery as well as the simplest and most natural activity of all. There are no set formulas, no wrong way to pray. We learn and grow in the doing of it. Methods may help us to find our… Continue reading #UTCOP – How Can We Seek Sacred Pauses in Our Lives

#UTCOP – Do you speak Christianese?

Do you speak Christianese? by  Brenda J Wood I started out so sure of the Christ path I would take. But then it looked too difficult. My strength I had to fake. The people strange, the rules unclear, I stumbled on some more. I couldn’t seem to fit in so, why the open door? The… Continue reading #UTCOP – Do you speak Christianese?

#UTCOP – A Day Marked by Prayer

A Day Marked by Prayer by Stephanie Nickel “Pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV). As I sat in the evening church service, I recommitted myself to beginning the day with prayer even before I roll out of bed. Then I thought about the prayers that could be inspired by my day-to-day life. The following… Continue reading #UTCOP – A Day Marked by Prayer

#UTCOP – Remember to add thankfulness to your prayers

Remember to add thankfulness to your prayers by Kimberley Payne “Make thankfulness your sacrifice to God” (Psalm 50:14, NIV).   “But giving thanks is a sacrifice that truly honors me” (Psalm 50:23, NIV).   I want to honour God and one way I can do this is by giving Him thanks. Remember to try the… Continue reading #UTCOP – Remember to add thankfulness to your prayers

#UTCOP – Praying Through Poetry #2

#UTCOP – Praying Through Poetry #2 by Joy Lenton Lord, You are our Rock, our Strength in times of trouble through all the length of days, in every struggle Whenever hardship comes our way You’re there responding swiftly to our every prayer Your presence brings a lasting peace with comfort, reassurance, ease Even though we… Continue reading #UTCOP – Praying Through Poetry #2

#UTCOP – When your heart breaks for the world – PRAY

When your heart breaks for the world – PRAY by Violet Nesdoly Violet is today’s guest at #UTCOP. She allows us to post from her blog “Other Food – Daily Devos”. I read her blog from September 23rd and you will be blessed by reading it. Sometimes we’re not the people for the job on… Continue reading #UTCOP – When your heart breaks for the world – PRAY

#UTCOP – A prayer and an answer

A prayer and an Answer by Rose Harmer Dear Heavenly Father, Thank You for accepting and loving me! I also thank You for Your family of believers who consistently obey Your heavenly calling and teach us so much. I confess I long for those wonderful days of camp meetings when we, as young people, would… Continue reading #UTCOP – A prayer and an answer

#UTCOP – A prayer for expanding awareness

A prayer for expanding awareness by Susan Hitchman Eternal Lord, by Your great mercy and grace, enable me to know Your presence within me; develop in me a sixth sense, a growing awareness of You, that I may: see the unseen, hear Your silent footfall, taste Your goodness O Bread of Life and Living Water, feel… Continue reading #UTCOP – A prayer for expanding awareness

#UTCOP – How to Pray for Those Facing Sickness

I would ask that you pray especially for Tanya today. She request this prayer: “Please pray for God’s strength, guidance, peace and healing as I face illness and as my family go through this ordeal along with me.” How to Pray for Those Facing Sickness by Tanya All mighty God, today we uplift all those who… Continue reading #UTCOP – How to Pray for Those Facing Sickness