2.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knit Together

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Colossians 2:2, Paul wrote of the congregations, “…that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God’s mystery, which is Christ…” Let’s zero in on the part that says, “knit together in love.” If you are a knitter or crocheter, you know how … Continue reading 2.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knit Together

1.8.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Calling the Professional for Repairs to Our Foundation

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When my husband and I were looking for a house a few years ago, there was one I was super-excited about. It had a lot of neat bells and whistles, including a backyard that had been modeled like an extended living room from the house. It was in the location we wanted and in our budget. It even had a … Continue reading 1.8.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Calling the Professional for Repairs to Our Foundation

11.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Dressed

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• We spend time every morning reviewing the options in our closets before picking out clothes to wear for the day. We take into account where we’re going, what we’ll be doing, the weather, and whether or not those pants will still button. But as Christians, we have another important part of our wardrobe— things we should wear every day. They … Continue reading 11.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Dressed

11.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Pass the Salt

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Colossians 4:6 says, “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” Do you ever wonder… Why salt? There’s two reasons… When we “add salt” to our words and actions, it enhances what we have to say, just as salt enhances the flavor of food. It’s a way we … Continue reading 11.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Pass the Salt

8.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Focused Prayer

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• It’s so easy to become distracted during prayer time. Our to-do lists overwhelm us and we lose focus. However, our Heavenly Father wants our full attention. Today, as you pray, be mindful of errant thoughts and be diligent in your time with the Lord so you can be fully engaged with a grateful heart. Continue reading 8.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Focused Prayer

7.3.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Amen

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