PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Stories about David are among my favorite in Scripture. I love his determined faith and absolute confidence in God. It’s a confidence that I want to emulate. Just before David fought Goliath, he said, “The Lord who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me…” (1 Samuel 17:37a) No hesitation. No … Continue reading 11.21.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Facing Giants
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Just as God told the Israelites to trust Him when Moses parted the Red Sea, so He also tells us to trust Him today. Whether we’re running from a bad situation or running towards the hope of an anticipated blessing, God’s got this. We don’t have to wear ourselves out fighting a battle none of us are qualified to fight. … Continue reading 10.3.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God Will Fight For You
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When you think of the person you hold most dear in your life, what name comes to mind? What if God told you to give that person up? Could you do it? When God instructed Abraham to offer his much-loved son, Isaac, as a sacrifice, it was the ultimate test of loyalty and faithfulness. It was a test no parent … Continue reading 9.1.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Do You Trust God With What You Hold Most Dear?
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Reading the book of Exodus is always a little frustrating to me. It’s actually a great adventure-read; a book that demonstrates the incredible power of God, His extraordinary patience, and immeasurable love… Plus, there are escapes, miracles, plagues, and chases! But the Israelites… Facepalm much?!? I get so frustrated with them! Of course, being in a situation and reading about … Continue reading 8.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Where Did Complaining Ever Get You?
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When God led the Israelites out of Egypt and they crossed the Red Sea, Moses and his sister Miriam led a song of praise! God still leads us and redeems us! He is worthy of our praise because His love never fails! Today, as you pray, thank Him for leading you and never, ever failing you. Continue reading 8.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: He Leads Us
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