Night Prayers by Violet Nesdoly (reprinted with permission from September 22, 2010) TODAY’S SPECIAL: Luke 5:33-6:16 TO CHEW ON: “Now it came to pass in those days that He went out to the mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God. And when it was day He called His disciples to Himself… Continue reading NIGHT PRAYERS
He Never Answers Prayers the Way I Expect by Ramona Furst Restless for something to read, I picked up a book that my friend had on her desk. My chosen book to read while away from home had been a bust. The title is catchy but is it possible? I flipped through the pages of… Continue reading HE NEVER ANSWERS PRAYERS THE WAY I EXPECT
To Live is Christ – like a child with her Father By Elsie Montgomery – (reprinted with permission October 20, 2010) John 15:7-8 Yesterday I was praying for a nephew, but a bit uncertain how to pray. Just then, his mother (my sister-in-law) phoned with a prayer request from her son. Even without asking, God showed… Continue reading TO LIVE IS CHRIST – LIKE A CHILD WITH HER FATHER
Praying Our Lives Twice today in the space of about 15 minutes God reminded me about simplicity. First I met a woman who had a garage full of stuff and talked about needing to get rid of things. She knows the need; now she needs the courage to do it. Next I read a post… Continue reading PRAYING OUR LIVES
The Secret of Effectiveness by Violet Nesdoly (reprinted from September 21, 2010) TODAY’S SPECIAL: Luke 5:12-32 TO CHEW ON: “However the report went around concerning Him all the more; and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed of their infirmities. So He Himself often withdrew into the wilderness and prayed.” Luke 5:15-16… Continue reading THE SECRET OF EFFECTIVENESS
Driving Along I find the best time to pray is in my car when I am alone. I turn up my CD with my Christian praise and worship songs and I sing my heart to God. As I listen to the words I fill my soul with how much I love our God. Hosanna by… Continue reading DRIVING ALONG
Prayer for Revival One of the first contemporary worship songs I heard was “Revival” by Robin Mark. Being a new Christian my heart and soul were stirred by these words and the upbeat music. I could picture revival as a train roaring in the distance. I started to pray for this ‘revival of spirits and… Continue reading PRAYER FOR REVIVAL
Constant Communication? I listened to a speaker last night talk about her trips to Nicaragua. She had thought that the “purpose” of the mission is to dig wells. However, she told us that instead of that being the case – they didn’t even get water on her first trip – an important element of the… Continue reading CONSTANT COMMUNICATION?
A few comments from our readers: “I like that the posts are short enough to read in the morning before I go to work.” KP “(It) put a smile on my face seeing that dear little puppy in my minds eye bouncing all over the place. What an excellent comparison between God and us, his… Continue reading SO – WHAT IS THE POINT OF PRAYER?