Nativity Devotion, December 20: Are You “Giving” or “Exchanging”?

Nativity Devotion, December 20: Are You “Giving” or “Exchanging”?

Then opening their treasures, they offered Him gifts—gold, frankincense and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team! Many work-places make a “gift exchange” part of their office Christmas party.  This is done so that everyone brings one gift and receives one gift and it insures that everyone only has...

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Nativity Devotion, December 19: What is a Gift?

Nativity Devotion, December 19: What is a Gift?

Then opening their treasures, they offered Him gifts—gold, frankincense and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team!   It seems that gift-giving, for many, has become the center-piece of the Christmas holiday.  Gifts have also become the greatest source of stress during the Christmas season.  We stress about trying...

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Nativity Devotion, December 18: I can Only Imagine

Nativity Devotion, December 18: I can Only Imagine

And going into the house they saw the child with Mary His mother, and they fell down and worshipped Him.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team! What would your first reaction be if you walked into a room and Christ was there?  One can only imagine the scene when...

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We All Have Setbacks

We All Have Setbacks

 And Peter answered Him, “Lord, if it is You, bid me to 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...

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From Anger to Peace

From Anger to Peace

Therefore, putting away falsehood, let every one speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil. Ephesians 4:25-27  Good morning Prayer Team! Continuing...

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To Pray Without Ceasing

To Pray Without Ceasing

Pray without ceasing. (I Thessalonians 5:17) Good morning Prayer Team! Again and again in peace, let us pray to the Lord. In the advertising world, depending on which report you quote, it takes between 7 and 12 times advertising a product for people to buy into it.  Well before statistical...

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Daily Devotion: By God’s Grace

Daily Devotion: By God’s Grace

Help me, O Lord my God! Save me according to thy steadfast love. Psalm 109:26   Good morning Prayer Team!  Help us, save us, have mercy upon us, and protect us, O God, by Your grace.  Concluding this opening set of petitions is a prayer that will be heard several times...

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Daily Devotional- And Then What?

Daily Devotional- And Then What?

    But Jesus looked at them and said to them, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Then Peter said in reply, “Lo, we have left everything and followed You. What then shall we have?” Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you,...

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Daily Devotion: Saturday, August 9

Daily Devotion: Saturday, August 9

Christ is Risen! Amen! The word “Amen” means “Let it be so.”  “Amen” is offered at the end of every prayer, both public prayers and private prayers.  In a public context, when someone is leading a prayer, the rest of the people say “Amen” at the end of the prayer. ...

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Daily Devotion: Saturday, August 8

Daily Devotion: Saturday, August 8

Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe in the gospel.”  Mark 1:14-15 Good morning, Prayer Team! Christ is Risen! One of the most important ways that...

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