"I know I should pray, but I never know what to say, so I keep putting it off.” If this is your issue, then it’s likely because you don’t know the One to whom you’re praying. If you were put in a room for ten minutes with a close friend, you’d have a lot in … Continue reading Why It’s a Struggle to Pray
How to Resist Temptation
As Christians, we are forgiven for our sins, but we are not perfect. Satan will continue to put temptation in our path to try and cause us to stumble, but we can protect ourselves from his evil ways. First, we spend time in prayer and worship and study the Scriptures to know God. Then, we'll … Continue reading How to Resist Temptation
A Chance to Love
This pandemic has made us realize that all people are equally challenged and susceptible to the reigns of this world. What's going on is hard to deal with but this isn't the time to fight battles with each other; this is the time to love each other! As believers, we must stay in the Scriptures … Continue reading A Chance to Love
Ask God First
Many people call themselves Christians, but they don't know God. When trouble hits, they first do all they can do and ask the world for help, and when all that fails, then they cry out to God. Christians who know God go to Him first and cry out to Him because they know He is … Continue reading Ask God First
Tears and Joy
When we pray and weep before God for the salvation or healing of someone, God hears our prayers and answers them. But as well, He promises that there will be a victory because of our prayers. There have been times when we've all prayed for someone who wasn't healed and we lost them anyway. But … Continue reading Tears and Joy
Don’t Give Up!
It's really comforting to know that when God gives us a promise, He is faithful to fulfill His word, and if He has given us a condition to the promise, He is not bias and does not favor one person over another. When we pray according to His will, God does fulfill His word to … Continue reading Don’t Give Up!
Find the Still Waters
The world is moving faster every day toward judgment. It seems that we are constantly living in a state of chaos and unrest, and according to the Bible, it isn't going to get any better. More than ever before, we need to spend time alone with God in prayer and in reading the Scriptures because … Continue reading Find the Still Waters
As uncertain as the times are that we live in, and as insecure as the world seems to be around us, there is one thing that we know is sure. God does not change. He loves us and will take care of us when we put our faith and our trust in Him regardless of … Continue reading Rejoice Anyway!
God is the Creator of Heaven and earth—yet, He is never too involved to take the time to hear our prayers. He is the Almighty God and one day will judge sin—yet, He will pour His mercy upon us now when we come to Him with a humble heart. God is Pure and Holy and … Continue reading God’s Mercy
There is power in prayer when we know who God is and who we are in Him. God is our Heavenly Father and we are His children. Just as earthly children, we are to reverence and respect our Father, knowing that He is our Creator, and the epitome of love and peace, and knowledge and … Continue reading Happy Thursday!
The world is entering a time of sorrows and we can see that through the coronavirus and natural disasters that are devastating homes and taking lives. The world has foolishly pushed God away and opened the doors to the devil's wrath, but through prayer, we can ask for God's presence to return and help those … Continue reading Happy Wednesday!
The Lie of Social Correctness
So many people think that showing human compassion in all they do and respecting the rights of others, is all that's needed to live a “good life”. But life is more than just showing social correctness; life is about loving people and telling them how Jesus gave His own life to save theirs. Social correctness … Continue reading The Lie of Social Correctness
Where are You, God?
Many people pray and expect to hear an audible voice or see a flash of light or something in the miraculous that says God is there and He's listening. Unfortunately, though, God does speak but they are missing His voice because they are not looking for Him where He can be found. As believers, we know where … Continue reading Where are You, God?
Love Comes in all Sizes
Too often, we are either awarded or judged by the size or kind of gift we give. The focus is put on the actual gift itself instead of on the heart of the person who is giving it. When we give a gift from our heart, it's worth everything because it's a gift of love, and … Continue reading Love Comes in all Sizes
Why Didn’t the Lions eat Daniel?
Most of us have heard the story of Daniel and how he was thrown into the lion’s den because he refused to honor King Darius’ decree. This law said that no one could bow down to any other god except for him for thirty days. Daniel, of course, was devoted to God because he knew … Continue reading Why Didn’t the Lions eat Daniel?
Where is God’s Peace?
The people of America are being stirred and riled into complete chaos because of the presidential election. Never before has the competition created such hostility and division amongst the people. Candidate followers have always debated their points of interest, but never have they become blind followers of hatred and animosity as they are today. Never … Continue reading Where is God’s Peace?
Many Christians don’t know how to pray. They lack the incentive that turns their prayers into a powerful statement of faith, and sadly many of their prayers go unanswered. But for those Christians who know how to pray, we can say with total certainty, “PRAYER WORKS!” So, what makes prayer work for some Christians and … Continue reading Prayer Works!
We’ve all been there and we’ve all done it. We’ve said things that we wished later we hadn’t said. Our emotions overcame us and we spoke hurting words. When we’re hurting inside and we can’t deal with the things that have come upon us, sometimes out of frustration we’ll shout out or speak words that … Continue reading Hurting Words
Does Prayer Really Work?
Many Christians don’t know what prayer really is. To many believers it’s the prescribed speech we convey at church or when the pastor prays for the congregation. To others it’s the formal act of speaking to God while on our knees, and to some it’s a quick request to God to do something to help us … Continue reading Does Prayer Really Work?
Look beyond yourself
Some days it seems as if we have a bag of problems just dropped at our feet and we have to solve them now or else - but with little time, money or resources, and without the insight of where to begin or how far to go. And then the more we concentrate on them, the more … Continue reading Look beyond yourself
Take the time to pray
Our lives are filled with challenges that take our thoughts each day and what we often forget to do is take the time to pray. When dawn greets us in the morning we should give thanks to God above and pray for friends and family that they might know His love, That He … Continue reading Take the time to pray