Tag Archives: Prayer

Election Musings

Election day is weeks away. I’ve always taken my vote seriously, for I believe that we have been given the privilege of a voice and that we should use it to the best of our ability. Making a decision in this election, however, … Continue reading

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Are You Seeking God’s Kingdom or Your Own?

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Money, success, and self-actualization are driving motivators in our culture today. Millennials will stay at jobs roughly two years before looking elsewhere for personal satisfaction. That is not necessarily a bad thing. They view jobs where they can make an … Continue reading

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2 Overlooked Truths about Prayer that Change How You Pray

I recently ran across a binder from my days in Moms in Prayer.  The resulting prayer flashback taught me a few things. Ten years ago I was no doubt frustrated that God didn’t answer more of my prayer requests right away. The process of reviewing two … Continue reading

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When I Don’t Get What I Want

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Sometimes, even fairly often, God doesn’t do what I ask him to do.  Circumstances do not always play out like I had prayed they would.  Shocking, I know. Then what?  As I see it, I have two choices: Whine and … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

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Christmas is a time of year when we hear the phrase “peace on earth” frequently, and this year we may look for peace a little more fervently than usual.  After all, we’re celebrating the day that Jesus, the Prince of Peace, was born.  … Continue reading

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It Sounds So Simple

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Prayer is a conversation with God.  What could be simpler?  Yet more questions have been asked about the subject of prayer, and more books have been written in an attempt to answer those questions than I can imagine.  I’ve read quite a bit on prayer, … Continue reading

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The Power of God: By the Brook Experiences and Mount Carmel Moments

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God can do anything he wants to do.  He is all powerful; almighty.  He created all that is and he holds it all together.  He has the power to take away your most troublesome problem or to bless you beyond … Continue reading

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Stand Up and Pray a Desperate Prayer

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Have you ever felt powerless enough to pray a desperate prayer?  There are situations that are completely beyond my power or capacity to solve.  When I had cancer I had good medical care, but in the end I could only pray.  I prayed similarly when I … Continue reading

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God’s Highest Willingness

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“Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance.  It is laying hold of his highest willingness.”  Archbishop Trench I find this quote extremely helpful.  My prayers are often based on an unspoken assumption that God must be convinced to answer.  He is not reluctant to answer … Continue reading

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Overcoming Opposition

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Wouldn’t you like to overcome all opposition to your work?  Not that you wouldn’t have any – make no mistake we’ll always have opposition – but that you would be able to get past it and complete the job. Nehemiah is a … Continue reading

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