3.15.18 Praise Prompt: Judgment Call

PRAISE PROMPT ••• Balaam was an Old Testament prophet who is famous for his donkey. When the Moabites tried Balaam to hire to curse the Israelites, God used the donkey to speak to Balaam, so he would remember who was in charge of this meeting. Most of the time when this story is discussed, the emphasis is put on how God worked a miracle through … Continue reading 3.15.18 Praise Prompt: Judgment Call

3.8.18 Praise Prompt: Whining and Solutions

PRAISE PROMPT ••• Psalm 51:15 NLT says, “Unseal my lips, O Lord, that my mouth may praise you.” This verse showed up in my Bible reading this morning. My Friends, that is not a coincidence. Today begins a series of Praise Prompts. This has been on my heart for months, and to be honest, I haven’t really had a clear idea of how to go … Continue reading 3.8.18 Praise Prompt: Whining and Solutions

10.19.17 Prayer Prompt: Expectation

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

9.12.17 Prayer Prompt: Promises and Trust

PRAYER PROMPT ••• My 6th anniversary is coming up.  It feels much longer (in a good way).  At a wedding, we make promises and expect promises to be kept.  Yet we all make mistakes.  With divorce rates through the roof (and being a divorcee myself), I know all too well how fragile those words are.  I know “for richer, for poorer” are hard words to … Continue reading 9.12.17 Prayer Prompt: Promises and Trust