5.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Christianing

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• “Adulting” is a term that was coined about ten years ago. It means to do the things that adults do like pay bills, go to work, and be responsible. I’ve been familiar with the term for a while but yesterday at church, one of our ministers used it in a sermon and it triggered a thought for a new word … Continue reading 5.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Christianing

1.4.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Being Bold and Fearless

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The last two verses of Acts say, “He lived there two whole years at his own expense, and welcomed all who came to him, proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance” (Acts 28:30-31). “He” is Paul. As I read through the book of Acts, I focused on the words … Continue reading 1.4.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Being Bold and Fearless

10.12.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: In All Circumstances

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you were thrown in prison for unjust reasons, what do you think your response would be? When we read Acts 16:25, we know how Paul and Silas handled it… “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,…” Their tremendous faith said — “this situation may be unfair from … Continue reading 10.12.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: In All Circumstances

7.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Power of Testimony

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Testimonials are powerful tools. My husband and I both refer to customer ratings when we’re looking at an online purchase. We want to make sure we’re spending our money on something others have endorsed without bias. We look at reviews to determine whether or not we’re interested in reading a book or watching a movie. And when a friend tells … Continue reading 7.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Power of Testimony

7.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Convenient

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The Apostle Paul was arrested several times during his ministry and in Acts 24, we find him standing trial, accused of inciting riots among the Jews. A lawyer named Tertullus gave the accusation in verses 2-8. Then, Governor Felix heard Paul’s side of things. In verses 22-23, Felix basically put the trial on continuance and ordered Paul back to jail. … Continue reading 7.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Convenient

6.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Freedom & the Power of Belief

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When a baby elephant is tethered to a stake, it will pull against it. However, over time, the elephant will become convinced that the rope is too strong, and it will stop trying. Even as the elephant grows in strength, the psychological hold of the rope is so great, the elephant’s mind is conditioned to believe that it’s inescapable. Isn’t … Continue reading 6.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Freedom & the Power of Belief

6.13.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Legendary Obedience

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When Paul (formerly Saul) had his life-changing moment on the Road to Damascus, the world changed. His extraordinary conversion to Christianity and willingness to be used by God has had a tremendous impact on Christian history that continues today. The Holy Spirit used him in powerful ways including authorship of 13 books in the New Testament, possibly 14 if you … Continue reading 6.13.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Legendary Obedience