PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Genesis 27:28, we read, “May God give you of the dew of heaven and of the fatness of the earth and plenty of grain and wine.” This is an excerpt from Isaac’s blessing, spoken to Jacob. The term dew is interesting. As y’all know, I’m not a theologian, but does it make you wonder why Isaac didn’t want to … Continue reading 2.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Blessings of Dew
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When my husband and I got married, we joked that we were the Brady Bunch of pets. We each had three, so we were significantly outnumbered. But the inevitable happens. We lost the first in 2015… The second last summer, and last night, we lost a third. My little cat Henry died and I’m just heartbroken. I shouldn’t have favorites, … Continue reading 1.26.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Pets We Love
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Day 3 of our series on trust, and today, we’re going to talk about our emotions. Emotions are valid, but they aren’t always trustworthy. For example, if someone is abused, their fear of future abuse is absolutely valid. A feeling of “I deserve this,” is not. That’s an emotional lie built on circumstances, but not rooted in truth. On the … Continue reading 11.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Untrustworthy Emotions
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Genesis 22:17, God promised Abraham that He would multiply his descendants so great that they would be like the stars or grains of sand — impossible to count. God didn’t make this promise just because He liked Abraham… Abraham was obedient and trusting. He was a man who sought God’s will above his own. And for his faithfulness, God … Continue reading 11.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Blessings
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Joshua 21:45 says, “Not one of all the Lord’s good promises to Israel failed; every one was fulfilled.” This verse was written after all the events leading up to and including the Israelites possession of the Promised Land. However, it’s important to remember this wasn’t a promise that was fulfilled quickly… It wasn’t even a 40-year old promise for the … Continue reading 10.28.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God’s Promises
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• For us to be Christians, and therefore, more like Christ, we have to surrender ourselves. We have to relinquish our wants in favor of His will. In John 3:30, John the Baptist said, “He must increase, but I must decrease.” Let’s think about this from another perspective. While I rarely have time for movies now, I’ve always been a movie … Continue reading 9.22.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: All The World’s A Stage…
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?