12.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Reflecting on the Impossible

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• As we step another day closer to Christmas, it’s a good thing to remind ourselves of the impossibility that came with Mary’s birth announcement. It simply isn’t possible for a virgin to get pregnant. But with God… The impossible becomes possible. He’s in the miracle business and as it says in Luke 1:37, “For nothing will be impossible with God.” … Continue reading 12.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Reflecting on the Impossible

12.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Feeling Like an Outcast

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Sometimes, we all feel like an outcast. Sometimes, it’s all in our own imagination… Sometimes, it’s a feeling we get after doing something we shouldn’t have… And sometimes, we are legitimately in situations where right or wrong, we are excluded by the people around us. Whatever the circumstances, feeling like an outcast isn’t a fun place to be. I was … Continue reading 12.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Feeling Like an Outcast

11.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Circumstances vs. Trusting God

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

10.29.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Spiritual Sight

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Luke 18:35-43, we read of one of of Jesus’ miracles—the restored sight of a blind man. Jesus healed many during a His ministry, but an important point to note in this particular incident is that the blind man calls out to Jesus, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”(Luke 18:38). The man’s use of the title “Son of … Continue reading 10.29.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Spiritual Sight

10.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Golden Rule

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The Golden Rule. Treat others the way you want to be treated. Simple concept rooted in wisdom and common sense. Wouldn’t life be so much better if people always used it? As Christians, it’s not just a cutesy catchphrase we teach our kids… It’s based on the words of Jesus. In Luke 6:31, He said, “And as you wish that … Continue reading 10.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Golden Rule

10.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Bear Fruit

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• John the Baptist said, “Produce fruit in keeping with repentance.” (Luke 3:8a). It’s a truth as old as time — actions speak louder than words. In order for true, lasting change to be evident in our lives, we have to demonstrate our commitment to Christ through our behavior and choices. Today, as you pray, ask the Holy Spirit to help … Continue reading 10.11.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Bear Fruit

8.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: 1 Sheep

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today, as you pray, praise our Good Shepherd who is willing to find us and bring us back into His care. At some point, all of us have been that one sheep. And because He cares for us, He said in John 10:11, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” Continue reading 8.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: 1 Sheep