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?
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to reading the Bible, I know few who relish reading the genealogies. I get it. Long lists of names, most of which are crazy-hard to pronounce. If you’re like me, at some point you’ve wondered why those long lists of family records are important to Scripture. They actually do have a purpose and though they are challenging … Continue reading 8.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Genealogy of Jesus
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today, we’re going to talk about giving God our best and checking our hearts when we are tempted otherwise. In Genesis 4:2-16, we read the account of Abel (who raised livestock) who gave the firstborn of his flock to God. Abel’s actions pleased God because He was willing to give to God the first and best of what he had. … Continue reading 8.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Giving God Our Best
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today, as you pray, remember that just as God saw Hagar, He sees us. We may feel alone or invisible, but the Creator of the universe sees us. Continue reading 8.2.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God Sees Us
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• What did you think of today’s supporting graphic? Of all the MGFL graphics I’ve designed, this one may have the most powerful message and I’m grateful to the Holy Spirit for the inspiration. I know you’re thinking, “Denise, go drink another cup of coffee; you clearly aren’t awake yet.” I’ll go for another cup of coffee, but I’m wide awake. … Continue reading 7.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Jesus’ Promise
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have a terrible memory with one exception. I have a great memory for random bits of useless trivia that I can’t possibly use in everyday life. And today, I’m sharing one random bit of useless trivia with you… When the starfish eats, it pushes its stomach out of its body and wraps it around whatever food it plans to … Continue reading 6.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Creativity of God