10.19.17 Prayer Prompt: Expectation

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Our key verse for today is Romans 12:12 says, “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.”  The verse is such a perfect summation of what we need to do as we walk with Christ.  Let’s start with hope and do a little verse-mapping.  Hope, of course, is a feeling of expectation and desire.   Romans 15:13 says, “May the … Continue reading 10.19.17 Prayer Prompt: Expectation

10.8.17 Prayer Prompt: Journey with Jesus

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever had a passport?  This little book holds great potential.  It gives the authority to travel internationally and spend time in foreign countries.  But to get it – it’s not easy.  It takes time and money to obtain it.  But most find the effort worthwhile when it comes to seeing the world.  Have you ever thought about our faith with … Continue reading 10.8.17 Prayer Prompt: Journey with Jesus

10.3.17 Prayer Prompt: God Provides

PRAYER PROMPT ••• There are some days for which there are no words.  Yesterday was one of them.  I learned about the Vegas shooting after I wrote the morning prayer prompt and like so many, I wondered how on earth someone could do something like that. Honestly, I’m not going to spend time today writing about the shooting, or Tom Petty’s unexpected death and the … Continue reading 10.3.17 Prayer Prompt: God Provides

9.13.17 Prayer Prompt: Casting Cares on Jesus

PRAYER PROMPT ••• I haven’t been sleeping well and last night was no exception.  With a lot on my mind, I find myself way too acquainted with that aggravating guest Exhaustion, who is often accompanied by his good buddy, Insomnia.  I really want these two out of my house, but if I’m being honest, the problem is me.  I’m the one who invited them.  As … Continue reading 9.13.17 Prayer Prompt: Casting Cares on Jesus

8.20.17 Prayer Prompt: Using Our Spiritual Gifts

PRAYER PROMPT ••• In 1 Corinthians, Paul talks about spiritual gifts.  Honestly, while I don’t talk about it a lot here, spiritual gifts is one of my favorite topics to study.  What are your spiritual gifts?  Don’t even say, “I don’t have any.”  The Holy Spirit gives all God’s children spiritual gifts.  We don’t have every gift listed in the Bible, but when we use … Continue reading 8.20.17 Prayer Prompt: Using Our Spiritual Gifts

7.16.17 Prayer Prompt: Circle of Life (and Choices)

PRAYER PROMPT ••• If I refer to the “Circle of Life,” you may immediately begin humming the song from “The Lion King,” and picture Simba being lifted in the air.  There’s truth in that phrase – there is a circle of life.  The spring arrives every year, followed by summer, fall, then winter.  The sun rises.  The sun sets.  Then it does it again.  There’s … Continue reading 7.16.17 Prayer Prompt: Circle of Life (and Choices)

7.5.17 Prayer Prompt: Always There

PRAYER PROMPT ••• In January 2016, my husband’s grandfather turned 100 years old and his birthday celebration fell the weekend of a major blizzard that shut down a good chunk of NC (where we live), as well as VA, WV, and KY… pretty much all the way to our destination in Cincinnati.  We drove through it, but that 7 1/2 hour car ride took almost … Continue reading 7.5.17 Prayer Prompt: Always There