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

3.12.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God’s Authority

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever been so enraged or indignant at the words of another, you may go literally toe to toe with them to challenge them? My husband calls it “posturing up to someone.” When I read the Lord’s response to Job, I have that image in my head, though He actually spoke to Job out of a storm. In Job … Continue reading 3.12.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God’s Authority

3.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Anxious For Nothing

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• We live worry-filled lives that add stress and anxiety to our every day. And Friends, I don’t mean to brag, but I can outworry just about anyone. Seriously, if worry was an Olympic sport, I’d take gold. It’s a constant struggle for many of us. The Bible repeatedly tells us not to worry, but what’s simple in theory isn’t always … Continue reading 3.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Anxious For Nothing

3.2.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Peace That Passes All Understanding

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday, I had lunch with a friend of mine and it’s the first time I’ve seen her since she recommitted her life to Christ. I was blown away, not just by the changes in her spirit, but literally her physical expression. The last few times I’ve seen her, she looked stressed and anxious. But yesterday, her face wore an expression … Continue reading 3.2.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Peace That Passes All Understanding