Authenticity and vulnerability often disappear when we take spiritual leadership roles. I saw this firsthand when reviewing an old blog.
“I was there.” “You were where?” “I was there when they…” he took a soft sharp breath. “When they murdered him.”
He looked at me with the same eyes He had as a boy when He had scraped His knee or lost His first pet—a deep painful longing for comfort that only a mother can bring.
Recently I challenged members of both of my congregations to reach out and pray with their neighbors. In these chaotic times, many people are searching for hope and healing. What better time has there ever been to offer the peace and hope that comes in prayer to our Saviour? I am so excited for this … Continue reading Praying with your Neighbors How-To
Daniel 12:2 Revelation 20:12-13 2 Cor 5:10 Matthew 12:37 Hebrews 9:27 John 12:48 Jude 1:6 1 Pet 4:17 John 5:22, 24 1 John 4:7 Psalm 98:9
Here are some verses to work through for yourself on some functions of prayer that might not be so obvious. Ephesians 6:18 1 John 5:14-15 Matthew 26:41 Jeremiah 33:3 Phil. 4:6-7 Psalm 145:18 Luke 21:36 James 1:5 Psalm 55:22 Hebrews 4:15-16 What is your favorite function of prayer?
Looking for a Bible study on intercessory prayer? Look no farther? Here are some verse to get you started on your journey. Genesis 18:23-33 Philemon 1:22 James 5:14-16 Matthew 5:44 1 Timothy 2:1 Colossians 1:9 1 Thessalonians 5:25 Job 42:10 1 Tim 2:1-2 Matthew 17:15 Mark 7:24-30 Luke 7:1-10 John 4:46-54 Comment if you have … Continue reading Bible Verses on Intercessory Prayer
I remember in college reading the autobiography of George Mueller. ( A read I can highly recommend.) What stood out to me most about this man was his absolute faith in God and his dedication to prayer. When I was writing this post I did some research, looking for what evangelist or reformer was known … Continue reading The Power of a Praying Friend