1.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Advise of Others

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Proverbs 15:22 says, “Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.” While the first to whom we should go to for counsel is the Jesus (who is referred to as Wonderful Counselor in Isaiah 9:6), we are social people who like to talk to others. Getting another’s perspective is helpful and beneficial, especially when big decisions are on … Continue reading 1.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Advise of Others

12.12.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From Solomon

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The story of Solomon is fascinating to me. His prayer for wisdom resulted in an abundance of blessings from God. When he was anointed as King, Solomon started off strong, following in the path of his father King David who sought the Lord. He asked God for wisdom and God poured it out abundantly. Of Solomon’s wisdom, God said, “I … Continue reading 12.12.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From Solomon

12.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Be Still

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Snowy Greetings from Winter Wonderland… I’ve only used a personal photo on a handful of occasions for our supporting graphic, and today is one of those occasions. That snowy yard is mine. I’ve already made my feelings about snow very clear so I’ll leave it alone, I promise. But I have to give snow this — the whole world seems … Continue reading 12.9.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Be Still

8.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Genealogy of Jesus

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to reading the Bible, I know few who relish reading the genealogies. I get it. Long lists of names, most of which are crazy-hard to pronounce. If you’re like me, at some point you’ve wondered why those long lists of family records are important to Scripture. They actually do have a purpose and though they are challenging … Continue reading 8.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Genealogy of Jesus

6.22.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Our Turn to Listen

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When we pray, we want the comfort of knowing God has listened. The great thing is —He does. But sometimes, we have to stop and remind ourselves that we need to stop and listen too. Communication works that way… and sometimes, it’s not our turn to talk. God is always present. But because He speaks in gentle whispers, it can … Continue reading 6.22.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Our Turn to Listen

3.2.18 Prayer Prompt: Hearing with Our Hearts

PRAYER PROMPT ••• If my mother would have let me, I would have had a pet lamb when I was a child. Never mind that we lived in the suburbs and a lamb would grow into a 300-400 pound full-sized sheep. Or that the lamb, as it grew, would likely not want to be cuddled as I imagined (picture a blonde haired girl-lamb equivalent of … Continue reading 3.2.18 Prayer Prompt: Hearing with Our Hearts