PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Praise Report! My mom and grandmother are finally home after a month and two-plus years, respectively. You may remember that about a month ago, I shared that my grandmother has spent over two years living with her brother in their hometown of Kentucky, serving as his caregiver. She acted as the hands and feet of Jesus where she was needed, … Continue reading 7.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Best Reunion Ever
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• At the end of every fairy tale is “The end.” And at the end of every prayer is an “Amen.” But what does it mean? Why do we say it? The word is ancient, dating back to the days of Moses when he taught the Israelites to use it to reply in agreement to the 12 curses of transgressions (Deuteronomy … Continue reading 7.3.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Amen
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• How often do you worship God during the week? For many, worship is reserved for Sunday. But worship is far more than church attendance. Before we go there, let’s look at today’s signature verse—Psalm 95:6, as well as verse 7, “Come, let us worship and bow down. Let us kneel before the Lord our maker, for he is our God. … Continue reading 6.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Worship
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Galatians 6:9, we are given a challenge and an encouragement all rolled into one. It says, “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” The part about a “harvest of blessing” jumped out at me this morning. That’s the part … Continue reading 5.31.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Blessings & Perseverance
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Friends, I need you to do me a favor. Please pull out your Bibles or pull up your Bible app. Find 2 Samuel 7:18-29. Will you please read it? Today’s topic is center around David’s prayer. The Prophet Nathan had just informed David of God’s plan and promise to build from David a lasting dynasty. What I love about this … Continue reading 5.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Prayer of David
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So many times, I have no idea what to say. I can plan and plan and then – what comes out is a jumbled mess. Sometimes talking to God is the same way. We want to, but find it difficult to know what to say, or where to begin. We’re organized and armed with a prayer list (mine’s even categorized … Continue reading 4.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Praying All the Time
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever wondered what you’ll be doing when Jesus comes back? In Luke 12:35-59, Jesus speaks of His mission and our responsibility to be prepared. In verse 40 (NLT), Jesus said, “You also must be ready all the time, for the Son of Man will come when least expected.” My husband I have had this conversation before – where … Continue reading 4.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Are You Ready?