Overwhelmed?

I have been overwhelmed with the things I want to do. There are so many possibilities and I know I can’t do them all. One of the ways I have been working through this, is to pray for God to give me wisdom and clarity to know what to put in my “inbox”. I recently… Continue reading Overwhelmed?

WHY PRAY?

Why Pray? Part 3 For the past 2 weeks I have been asking the question: “How do we know God hears and answers our prayers? First I talked about how God CAN answer our prayers. Next I talked about why God WANTS to answer our prayers. Today I want to look at why He answers… Continue reading WHY PRAY?

GOD CAN HEAR OUR PRAYERS

God Can Hear Our Prayers (Part I) Part Two – God Wants to Hear My Prayers (Part II) Part Three – Why Pray? (Part III) by Janis Cox How can we know that God can hear our prayers? How can we know that God wants to hear our prayers? How can we know that God… Continue reading GOD CAN HEAR OUR PRAYERS

WHAT PRAYER IS NOT

What Prayer is not vis-à-vis What Prayer is by Peter Black Prayer is not one’s presenting a ‘honey-do list’ to the ‘man upstairs’ What is it, then? Prayer is the breathing of my spirit. It is the interaction of my spiritual being–the essence of who I am, with the essence of who God is. It… Continue reading WHAT PRAYER IS NOT

LISTENING – PART 2

Listening – part 2 Remember last week when I said I had a lot of excuses for not having time to sit and listen to God. Well I did – when I awoke in the morning –  my dog would bug for attention, my husband would start a conversation, or the phone would ring. Never… Continue reading LISTENING – PART 2

COMPLAINING

Complaining by Kimberley Payne God hates complaining. In the Old Testament, God had rescued the Israelites from 400 years of slavery in Egypt. They had a miraculous escape through the Red Sea and were on their way to the Promised Land. Yet only two of the original group actually arrived at the final destination. The… Continue reading COMPLAINING

YOUR UNIQUE AND ONE-OF-A-KIND PRAYER LIFE

Your Unique and One-of-a-kind Prayer Life by Judith Lawrence Each one of us has a unique prayer life that has a direct line to God’s heart. Each one of us has a different door into God’s divinity; each one of us stands on our individual threshold where we join with God in our God-given way… Continue reading YOUR UNIQUE AND ONE-OF-A-KIND PRAYER LIFE

COVERED

Covered by Kimberley Payne Looking back, I recall the many times that I had done stupid things, yet somehow I didn’t get hurt. Specifically, I remember my university days as being full of stupidity. For instance, one cold November evening I decided to leave a house party and walk home. This wouldn’t have been so… Continue reading COVERED

BE HONEST – CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF?

Be Honest – Can you see yourself? We talked in Bible Study about discernment. One small part of that was to be able to say no to four questions before being open to hear the Holy Spirit (the Truth). The four questions were: Am I a critical or suspicious person by nature? Am I jealous… Continue reading BE HONEST – CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF?

AN ANSWERED PRAYER

An Answered Prayer by T. L. Wiens When my friend Deb found out she had a brain tumour, the reaction of the church was to pray. Many felt a strong leading to pray for healing. I’ll never forget the night Deb went home to be with the Lord. I had moved away and didn’t know… Continue reading AN ANSWERED PRAYER