PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This morning, I read Romans 1. In this letter from the Apostle Paul to the Roman Christians, he said, “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world” (Romans 1:8). I am so fascinated by that. While I am the first to say I’m not a journalist, … Continue reading 1.9.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Is Your Faith Newsworthy?
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
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• How on earth has a whole year slipped by? I know I’m not the only who is saying it or thinking it, but this week between Christmas and New Year’s is always a time of reflection for me. Though I don’t make resolutions, I start thinking about where I’ve been this year and where I hope to be in the … Continue reading 12.31.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Closing the Door on 2018
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to descriptions of God, “a consuming fire” paints a vivid image. But God is a loving God, and the description of Him as a consuming fire is based on His perfect holiness. Several passages in Scripture refer to being tested by a refiner’s fire. 1 Peter 1:7 discusses our faith being tested by fire… 1 Corinthians 3:13 … Continue reading 12.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Purified by the Consuming Fire
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Mark 9, we read about a father who approached Jesus to heal his demon-possessed son. It starts off with the father explaining the situation and telling Jesus, “… if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.” (Mark 9:22) Jesus responded, “‘If you can!’ All things are possible for one who believes.” (v23) Do you hear … Continue reading 12.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When My Unbelief Needs a Little Help
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Day 4 of our series on trust, and today, we’re going to talk about routine. We tend to get very complacent in our habits, trusting things to roll along the same day after day. Getting jarred out of routine may be as trivial as oversleeping the alarm clock and missing a few steps in a rush to get out the … Continue reading 11.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Circumstances vs. Trusting God
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday’s Prayer Prompt was based on Psalm 118:8 and we talked about how manmade things are never guaranteed, but our God is 100% worthy of our trust. After I posted, I started thinking about things and made a list, so… Surprise! We have a series on trust! I don’t do series very often, so I’m as surprised as you are, … Continue reading 11.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: An Unexpected Series… Trusting God’s Word