Five Minute Fridays – WAIT But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shalll walk and not faint (Isaiah 40:31, AKJV). Once more, it is Friday – take 5 minutes and just write. Set the timer. Go. I don’t like… Continue reading Five Minute Fridays – WAIT
What is the Date for Answered Prayer? by Susan Harris. Read an excerpt from Susan’s book, Golden Apples in Silver Settings. The chapter is called “Fresh Resolve to Pray” “Each prayer you’ve prayed is like a gift waiting to be opened, and it has a date on it.”
Why Do We Need to Pray before Giving an Answer? by Violet Nesdoly. Do you listen to other voices – instead of God’s?
Are You Waiting? by Janis Cox Janis talks about this time of year – Advent. She is learning to WAIT and to be still before God.
God, Answer Me Quickly! by Mark. D. Roberts (reprinted with permission) “Don’t turn away from me in my time of distress. Bend down to listen, and answer me quickly when I call to you.” Psalm 102:1-28 When we ask a question or share a concern with someone, we expect a quick response. Gone are the… Continue reading GOD, ANSWER ME QUICKLY!
Dimitra writes at LovingMinistry.Almost Daily. She has agreed to be a guest blogger today. We, at Under the Cover of Prayer, thank her for her post. Do everything and stand! by Dimitra (reprinted with permission) It is written in Ephesians 6v13: “Therefore put on the full armour of God, so that when the day of evil comes,… Continue reading DO EVERYTHING AND STAND!
Learning to Pray and Wait by Judith Lawrence (reprinted with permission) Mystics are what the word implies—people called to know the divine through its mysteries. Many people today want the mysteries and challenges in their lives solved and resolved quickly, but mystics know that we all have a deeper task: to accept that some challenges… Continue reading LEARNING TO PRAY AND WAIT
Be Still and Wait Patiently for the Lord by Janice Keats As we go about our daily living often in a hurried pace, it may be challenging to find a time of solitude to commune with God. How do we find time to sit down and dine with God? By just doing that—by taking decisive… Continue reading BE STILL AND WAIT PATIENTLY FOR THE LORD
The Persistent Widow by Judith Lawrence (reprinted with permission August 2010) This month’s meditation is on the 15th parable of Jesus unique to the Gospel of St. Luke. It is the Parable of the Persistent Widow, and is found in Luke 18 verses 1 – 8 (NLT). Jesus takes every opportunity afforded to him to… Continue reading THE PERSISTENT WIDOW