6.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Time and Jesus

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Time can be overwhelming. Especially when your name is Denise and you are determined to fill every waking second with something. I know I’m not alone in this. For many of us, it feels wrong to rest and lazy to not have a mile-long to-do list. Anyone else? Don’t cue the cricket sounds and leave me hanging here… I know … Continue reading 6.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Time and Jesus

4.24.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Choices

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Joshua 24:15 says, “But if it doesn’t please you to worship the Lord, choose for yourselves today: Which will you worship—the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living? As for me and my family, we will worship the Lord.” From this verse, we’re going to focus on … Continue reading 4.24.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Choices

3.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Valley of the Shadow of Death

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday, we started a three-day review of Psalm 23. Today, we’ll take a closer look at Psalm 23:4, which says, “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” It’s common knowledge that in war, those who have a … Continue reading 3.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Valley of the Shadow of Death

11.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Lesson From My Cat

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you meet me in person, there are three things you’ll learn pretty quickly. I love Jesus I love coffee It wouldn’t take a lot of effort for me to morph into a crazy-cat-lady. I absolutely love cats. I don’t talk about it on the blog much because let’s face it — cats aren’t that great a model for obedience, … Continue reading 11.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Lesson From My Cat

10.28.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God’s Promises

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

8.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Genealogy of Jesus

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

7.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Discouragement

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Everyone has a battle. A personal Everest they face every day. Some days, we’re full of energy and ready to chip away at that mountain. Other days, we are exhausted, slumped in a heap at the foot of it. Part of the landscape we navigate when trying to climb our mountain is discouragement. I recently read somewhere that “Discouragement is … Continue reading 7.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Discouragement