7.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Anger Runs Amok

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Proverbs 29:11, it says, “Fools vent their anger, but the wise quietly hold it back.” Y’all, I wish I could say I was wise all the time. So many times I’ve wished I could learn to just shut up and take the time to process emotions before I react to them. Can any of you relate? How do you … Continue reading 7.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Anger Runs Amok

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

5.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When I’m Discouraged…

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday morning, I had finished up my prayer time and was getting ready for church. Within five minutes of my prayer, I got a text that brought discouragement and frustration. I have been under a spiritual attack for quite a while and I recognized this text and the timing of it for what it was. But it’s still frustrating. I … Continue reading 5.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When I’m Discouraged…

5.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Gentleness

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This is Day Eight 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 GENTLENESS. This is totally my opinion, but of the Fruits … Continue reading 5.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Gentleness

5.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Kindness

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This is Day Five 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 KINDNESS. In the New Testament, our word for “kindness” was … Continue reading 5.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Kindness

4.28.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Laughing at Sin

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This morning, I read Proverbs 14:9 NLT, which says, “Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation.” I know I’ve read this verse before but it was one of those times that reading it again gave me a new pause for thought. Let’s break this verse into two parts, starting with “fools make fun of … Continue reading 4.28.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Laughing at Sin