PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Every Christian I know agrees with me… it’s blasphemy to use God’s name as a curse. It’s the second commandment in Exodus 20:7, “You must not misuse the name of the Lord your God. The Lord will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name.” And nothing makes me cringe more than hearing the names of God and … Continue reading 6.23.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Holy Name of Jesus
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Aretha Franklin sang about it. Rodney Dangerfield never got it. And everybody thinks they deserve it. I’m speaking of respect. Merriam-Webster has four definitions for “respect,” and they are, “relation or reference to a particular thing or situation,” “an act of giving particular attention,” “high or special regard,” and “particular, detail.” And one of our Ten Commandments is about respect … Continue reading 6.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Biblical Look at Respect
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• There’s a meme that circulates that says “(im)possible” and it attempts to redefine the word from “not possible” to “I’m possible.” It’s a great concept for empowerment and belief in oneself. While the theory is good, and I’m all about the benefits of thinking positive (Philippians 4:8) and believing in hopes and dreams… The truth is that without God, there … Continue reading 6.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Impossible Possibilties
PRAISE PROMPT ••• I understand the history of Daylight Savings Time. And the extra hour of daylight is nice to have in the summer… But oh how I wish we could just leave our clocks alone. There won’t be enough coffee today. Time is one of those things we always monitor. We think it moves too slow, but then, we complain it moves too fast. … Continue reading 3.11.12 Praise Prompt: Time and Presence
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Greetings from Flu Central. I am finally starting to recover. As of this morning, I’ve been fever-free for 24 hours. But my husband has the first symptoms of it, and is going to the doctor. Thank you for your prayers and now I ask you to add my husband to your prayer list. And please pray that I don’t try to do … Continue reading 2.3.18 Prayer Prompt: Why Are You Trying To Do This All Alone?
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today’s Prayer Prompt is a great example of the Holy Spirit’s power, because y’all — I’m feeling rough. These posts are all Him anyway, but today I’m especially aware of it. I mentioned yesterday that I was going to the doctor and I’m being treated for the flu. As soon as this is posted, I’m going back to sleep. This morning, my … Continue reading 2.1.18 Prayer Prompt: The Lord Fights For Us
PRAYER PROMPT ••• It rained all day yesterday. It was a perfect day to stay inside and rest with a book, coffee, and vegetable soup on the stove. However, I spent much of it running in between raindrops. I tend to avoid driving in the rain because I get nervous. I drive a little on the slow side (the lead foot of my youth got … Continue reading 1.29.18 Prayer Prompt: A Reminder to Rest