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

7.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Jesus’ Promise

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

7.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: An Ongoing Reflection of God’s Timing

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In all the universe, I cannot fathom a more beautifully perfect sight than the Northern Lights. I’ve never seen them in person, but I’m fascinated by them. I think they must be the most beautiful reflection of God’s creative genius. Seeing them in person is at the top of my travel dream-list. Someday… That’s not really the point of today’s … Continue reading 7.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: An Ongoing Reflection of God’s Timing

7.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Convenient

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The Apostle Paul was arrested several times during his ministry and in Acts 24, we find him standing trial, accused of inciting riots among the Jews. A lawyer named Tertullus gave the accusation in verses 2-8. Then, Governor Felix heard Paul’s side of things. In verses 22-23, Felix basically put the trial on continuance and ordered Paul back to jail. … Continue reading 7.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When It’s Convenient

5.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Fruits of the Spirit — Joy

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This is Day Two of our nine-day study of the Fruits of the Spirit. Galatians 5:22-23 says, “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” Today, we’re looking at JOY. I love the word “joy.” It’s a happy word, … Continue reading 5.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Fruits of the Spirit — Joy