60 Promises to Pray Over Your Children – book review

60 Promises to Pray Over Your Children – a book review by Janet Sketchley. Nine sections focus prayers in the areas of blessing, protection, character, community, praise, growth, courage, purpose and knowing God.

Do We Enter His Gates with Praise?

Do We Enter His Gates with Praise? by Rose Spillenaar Harmer I love you dearly! I know how much you love hearing of my love each day. It is the same in the throne room of God. Your praises and love are like perfume in our courts. We receive many petitions and requests each day.… Continue reading Do We Enter His Gates with Praise?


Ashamed to Pray by Jennifer Slattery. Jennifer walks us through her day of truth – going from self-love to seeing how to act like Christ. Her prayer: Lord Jesus, help me to die to myself, not just in the big, courageous moments, but in those day-to-day encounters–standing in line at a grocery store or eating at a dirty restaurant. Help me, in all things, to be alert to my witness. Help me to radiate your sacrificial love–the love that drove you to a cross, for me.


Haunted by God by Jan Cox  “God-friendship is for God-worshipers; They are the ones he confides in. If I keep my eyes on God, I won’t trip over my own feet” (Psalm 25:14-15 The Message). As I thought over this passage it reminded me of the story of Peter walking out to meet Jesus – on… Continue reading HAUNTED BY GOD


Names of God in Praise by Janet Sketchley One of my favourite stories is the story of Joshua leading the nation of Israel across the Jordan River into the Promised Land. You can read about it in Joshua 3. Here’s the pep talk Joshua gives the people before they set out: Joshua said to the… Continue reading NAMES OF GOD IN PRAISE


Praising God by T. L. Wiens I recently attended my sister in-law’s wedding. During a lull in the activities, everyone made small talk. We were asked repeatedly how long the drive was. That was followed by the comments about how boring it is to drive across Saskatchewan. There’s nothing to see but flat land. For me, it’s… Continue reading PRAISING GOD