12.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Ready for Jesus

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The forecast is calling for 8 – 12 inches of snow tomorrow. I promise I won’t go on another diatribe about my disdain for snow, but unless you live in Alaska or Minnesota or some other area known for heavy snowfall, the forecast of snow sends many into a tailspin (myself included). Especially here in the south where bread and … Continue reading 12.8.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Ready for Jesus

12.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Purified by the Consuming Fire

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to descriptions of God, “a consuming fire” paints a vivid image. But God is a loving God, and the description of Him as a consuming fire is based on His perfect holiness. Several passages in Scripture refer to being tested by a refiner’s fire. 1 Peter 1:7 discusses our faith being tested by fire… 1 Corinthians 3:13 … Continue reading 12.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Purified by the Consuming Fire

12.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When My Unbelief Needs a Little Help

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Mark 9, we read about a father who approached Jesus to heal his demon-possessed son. It starts off with the father explaining the situation and telling Jesus, “… if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.” (Mark 9:22) Jesus responded, “‘If you can!’ All things are possible for one who believes.” (v23) Do you hear … Continue reading 12.6.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When My Unbelief Needs a Little Help

12.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Ready for the Forecast

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you’ve been reading for a while, you know I REALLY REALLY REALLY don’t like snow. A Southern girl through and through, I lost the novelty of snow after I moved north to Ohio and experienced a few winters up there. I’m back home in NC now where we don’t know how to drive in it and we aren’t prepared … Continue reading 12.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Ready for the Forecast

12.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Light of Light

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Shadows of doubt and fear disappear in the light of truth! And a verse like Psalm 36:9 is a great reminder, “For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.” Everything we need in life can be found in Jesus Christ, the light of the world. Every truth is revealed through Him. Today, as … Continue reading 12.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Light of Light

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

12.2.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Taking Refuge in the Word

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When you’re in a great mood, read the Bible. When you’re feeling sad, read the Bible. When you’re on top of the world, read the Bible. When you’re feeling lonely, read the Bible. When you’re depressed… angry… joyful… melancholy… excited… frustrated… hopeful… or any emotion on the scale of human feelings… Read the Bible. Proverbs 30:5 says, “Every word of … Continue reading 12.2.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Taking Refuge in the Word