PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you grew up in Sunday School, you might remember the children’s song, “Jesus Loves the Little Children.” It was a bouncy little tune, and the chorus lyrics are, “Jesus loves the little children / All the children of the world / Black and yellow, red and white / They’re all precious in His sight / Jesus loves the little children of … Continue reading 11.24.17 Prayer Prompt: The Love of Jesus
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever heard the phrase, “Hidden in plain sight?” It’s something that is so obvious, yet it’s often not seen. People act as if God is elusive, unattainable, or over complicate the truth that sits right in front of each one of us. People search, groping in the dark for a light that is burning bright enough to illuminate the whole … Continue reading 11.15.17 Prayer Prompt: Seek and Find
PRAYER PROMPT ••• When I was a little girl, if I found a feather, I’d rub it against my face and arms. Then my mother would catch me and yell at me to drop it because she was worried about germs. The 42 year old version of me appreciates my mother’s warnings, but I still love the feel of feathers. They represent soft and warm … Continue reading 11.4.17 Prayer Prompt: Lessons From a Feather
PRAYER PROMPT ••• It’s very rare that I know what I’m going to write about when I wake up. But I knew this one was coming. Every morning, I pray that the Holy Spirit will put a topic on my heart that will be something that I need, something someone else needs, and that will mostly honor God. Today’s topic is something I need: do … Continue reading 10.28.17 Prayer Prompt: Do You Pray About It As Much As You Complain About It?
PRAYER PROMPT ••• We spend so much time trying to do more. Get more. Be more. Is it ever enough? We’re always in a big hurry to get to our next thing. I refer to our culture as a fast-food culture. We want it hot and we want it now. We don’t have time wait. Every second counts. After all, that Facebook feed isn’t going … Continue reading 10.25.17 Prayer Prompt: Be Still & Appreciate God’s Blessings
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Our key verse for today is Romans 12:12 says, “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” The verse is such a perfect summation of what we need to do as we walk with Christ. Let’s start with hope and do a little verse-mapping. Hope, of course, is a feeling of expectation and desire. Romans 15:13 says, “May the … Continue reading 10.19.17 Prayer Prompt: Expectation
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Like many, I occasionally look to the weather app on my phone to see what I can expect for the day. But more often, I use my own judgment when I let the dogs outside. Hot? Cold? Rainy? Humid? I let the early morning weather set the stage for how I will dress for the day. A week or so ago, I … Continue reading 10.14.17 Prayer Prompt: The Future