The Children’s Word: Praying some more

The Children’s Word: Praying some more

Praying some more Have you ever asked your parents for something…and then asked them again and again until they finally gave it to you? Sometimes they might give in, only after you’ve asked them more than once. In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about a blind man who wanted to...

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Daily Devotion, January 20: It’s How We Keep Our Eyes on the Prize

Daily Devotion, January 20: It’s How We Keep Our Eyes on the Prize

Peter answered Jesus, “Lord, if it is You, bid me come to You on the water.”  He said, “Come.”  So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus; but when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried...

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Daily Devotion, January 19: To Stand, or Sit, or Kneel, That is the Question

Daily Devotion, January 19: To Stand, or Sit, or Kneel, That is the Question

And a leper came to Jesus beseeching Him, and kneeling said to Him, “If You will, You can make me clean.”  Mark 1:40   Good morning Prayer Team! Continuing our series on prayer, how to pray and why it is important to pray, today’s topic addresses the posture of prayer. ...

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Daily Devotion, January 18: Let Us Thank Him for Our Food

Daily Devotion, January 18: Let Us Thank Him for Our Food

Then He ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass; and taking the five loaves and the two fish He looked up to heaven, and blessed, and broke, and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.  Matthew 14:19   Good morning Prayer...

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Daily Devotion, Friday January 15: How Often Should I Pray?

Daily Devotion, Friday January 15: How Often Should I Pray?

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.  I Thessalonians 5:16-18   Good morning Prayer Team! How often should I pray?  I have been asked this question, and I have asked this question myself to my Spiritual...

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Daily Devotion, January 14: From the Book or from the Heart?

Daily Devotion, January 14: From the Book or from the Heart?

And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words.  Matthew 6:7   Good morning Prayer Team! Yesterday, I wrote about the elements of a good prayer.  And it may have left you with a...

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Daily Devotion, January 13: What can I Say?

Daily Devotion, January 13: What can I Say?

Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth.  Psalm 54:2   Good morning Prayer Team! If prayer is communication with God, what then should we say in prayer?  Before I answer that question, let me share this great piece of advice on prayer—God does not...

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Daily Devotion, January 12: What is Prayer?

Daily Devotion, January 12: What is Prayer?

Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.  Ephesians 6:18   Good morning Prayer Team! Going back to the basics this week, today’s reflection addresses a simple but very important question—What is prayer?  If we are supposed to be praying daily, what exactly is it that...

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Daily Devotion, January 11: Let’s Start Again

Daily Devotion, January 11: Let’s Start Again

They who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles.  Isaiah 40:31   Good morning Prayer Team! When the prayer team reflections started nearly a year ago, the goal was to get people to pray more.  The Advent series we just completed...

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Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!  Psalm 95:6 Wisdom. Arise. Come let us worship and bow down before Christ. Save us o Son of God, (who rose from the dead/who are wondrous among your saints) to Thee we sing: Alleluia....

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