12.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Purified by the Consuming Fire

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to descriptions of God, “a consuming fire” paints a vivid image. But God is a loving God, and the description of Him as a consuming fire is based on His perfect holiness. Several passages in Scripture refer to being tested by a refiner’s fire. 1 Peter 1:7 discusses our faith being tested by fire… 1 Corinthians 3:13 … Continue reading 12.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Purified by the Consuming Fire

11.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Working For His Glory

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So have you ever noticed how each generation has a sort of style about their handwriting? You can sometimes look at a list someone made and make a fairly educated guess about what era they grew up in… Today, I downloaded two new (free!) fonts as I do every Monday and the font on today’s graphic was one of them. … Continue reading 11.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Working For His Glory

10.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Exit Signs

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I love the promise in 1 Corinthians 10:13, “No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation, he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” We all sin, but God always gives … Continue reading 10.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Exit Signs

9.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Honoring God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today, as you pray, make a commitment to honor God in all you do. Whether we’re at work, running errands, making dinner for family, or even tackling Mount Laundry — in every single thing we do, we have the opportunity to honor God. We show Him honor with our attitudes. A thankful heart goes a long way! Continue reading 9.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Honoring God

7.21.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Temptations

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have a major sweet tooth, but there’s one dessert I’ll never order in a restaurant… Anything chocolate. Don’t get me wrong, I like chocolate just fine… I’m just not the chocolate fanatic like some people I know (you know who you are!). But if I’m going to eat chocolate, I’m kind of particular about it. I don’t care for … Continue reading 7.21.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Temptations

7.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Higher Standard

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So it sounds like Papa John’s has some issues. If you haven’t heard the story yet, the founder made some disparaging comments and resigned from the board. In the aftermath, Papa John’s is doing damage control as schools, universities, and professional sports teams around the country sever relationships with the company. One offensive word has sent this international company into … Continue reading 7.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Higher Standard

5.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruit Bowl

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So I said it was going to be a nine-day study, but… here’s Day 10. Or a bonus day to wrap up our study of the Fruits of the Spirit. Galatians 5:22-23 says, “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against … Continue reading 5.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruit Bowl