6.9.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Unsettled

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Sometimes, we work very hard to convince ourselves that our wants are part of God’s will for our lives. We focus so hard on the object of our desire, and we justify it as a plan God has for us. Yet, we have a lingering unsettling in our hearts. Here’s the truth… If we feel unsettled, it’s not from God. … Continue reading 6.9.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Unsettled

6.5.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Jump Start on Prophecy

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I am so intimidated by the book of Isaiah. It’s full of poetry and prophecy—Two things I’m not good at understanding. But I did have an AH-HA moment this morning as I was reading it. Isaiah 25:9 says, “In that day they will say, ‘Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the … Continue reading 6.5.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Jump Start on Prophecy

5.1.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Praise Before We Panic

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• There’s a book I read each morning called “The Power of Praying Through the Bible,” by Stormie Omartian. Some of you are probably familiar it but if you’re not—the author starts in Genesis and every day, there’s a small snippet of scripture with a devotion and prayer. This morning was based on a passage from Judges and touched on our … Continue reading 5.1.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Praise Before We Panic

4.8.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Because God…

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Psalm 71:7 says, “My life is an example to many because you have been my strength and protection.” A knee-jerk reaction to reading this may be that the writer was a little arrogant to assume his life was an example for others… Except there are two keywords that make all the difference. “Because You.” The Psalmist recognizes that any perceived … Continue reading 4.8.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Because God…

4.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: My God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Philippians 4:19, it says, “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” There are so many things to love about this verse. It’s a reflection of God’s trustworthiness. He always keeps His promises. But one of my favorite parts of the verse is the way Paul wrote, “my God.” … Continue reading 4.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: My God

3.27.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons Learned

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Romans 12:12 says, “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” I have never understood the challenge of this verse more than I do now. The events we’ve been through since Sunday have shed new light on it. And as terrifying as it was for us, I feel kind of guilty for everything. After all, I have … Continue reading 3.27.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons Learned

3.16.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Strength Through Christ

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• “I can do all things through him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13). Classic. It’s a favorite verse for many. It can apply to anything. From marriage or parenting struggles… To difficult jobs… To weight loss or health concerns… To cleaning the house (which is where I am claiming today!) But if we take a closer look at this verse, let’s … Continue reading 3.16.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Strength Through Christ