PRAYER PROMPT ••• I read from Nehemiah again today and once again, I am awed and amazed by God’s timing! Nehemiah 8:12 says, “So the people went away to eat and drink at a festive meal, to share gifts of food, and to celebrate with great joy because they had heard God’s words and understood them.” This verse showed up today on the heels of … Continue reading 8.14.17 Prayer Prompt: Getting Know God
PRAYER PROMPT ••• When they say God speaks to us through His word – they aren’t kidding. So here’s what happened – last night, I went to my church’s women’s Bible study. When it came time for prayer requests, I didn’t speak up. Mostly because I literally cannot tell anyone my prayer request without crying and I hate to cry in front of people. But … Continue reading 8.10.17 Prayer Prompt: Trust God
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever had someone who was really great at asking for favors, but even better at disappearing when they didn’t need anything? Yeah, me too. Next question… and be honest… Have you ever been that person? I think we all have. And worst of all, I think we’re all guilty of doing it to the One who loves us best. Let’s … Continue reading 7.28.17 Prayer Prompt: A To-Do List or a Conversation?
PRAYER PROMPT ••• I’m super excited today! After church, I’m going to lunch to meet my prayer partner for the first time. Sandra and I will attend Proverbs 31 Ministries’ She Speaks conference this month and Proverbs 31 introduced us so we could know someone before the conference and pray together. For the last month, Sandra and I have been exchanging emails and praying. In … Continue reading 7.9.17 Prayer Prompt: Prayer Partners
PRAYER PROMPT ••• I am terrified of butterflies. Anyone who knows me personally, who is reading, may wonder, “Who is this and what have they done to Denise? She would never intentionally pick a butterfly picture to illustrate her Prayer Prompt!” But it is me and yes, I chose it for a reason, though it was difficult to look through the inventory of butterfly images. … Continue reading 6.23.17 Prayer Prompt: Butterflies & Change
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Last night, I went to sleep in the security of my home, on a bed that is soft, and under blankets that are warm. When I couldn’t sleep at 3:00 this morning, I went to my kitchen to make a cup of hot tea, then sat in a comfortable recliner in my living room. I woke up in said recliner to the … Continue reading 6.6.17 Prayer Prompt: Gifts from God
PRAYER PROMPT ••• A few days ago, a friend shared how frustrated she was about a certain prayer request. As she told me of her discouragement, I understood it all too well. Like many of us, I have a prayer request that I consistently pray for day in and day out. And sometimes, it does feel like we aren’t being heard. We want to beg … Continue reading 6.4.17 Prayer Prompt: Power of Prayer