Hebrews · Jeremiah · Matthew · Prayer

6.14.17 Prayer Prompt: Praying for Faith

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Ever since I began my walk with God, three words have repeatedly defined my faith-journey: Grace. Prayer. Faith.  God’s endless and abundant grace overwhelms me.  Our ability to communicate with Him through prayer is a gift not to be taken for granted.  And faith is the belief that with God, anything is… Continue reading 6.14.17 Prayer Prompt: Praying for Faith

Jeremiah · Prayer · Psalm

4.18.17 Prayer Prompt: Sit Still and Wait

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Sitting still isn’t easy for anyone.  Ask anyone who has spent 30 seconds with a toddler and you know that sitting still isn’t something that comes naturally… even many adults struggle with it.  Sitting still is a learned behavior and it’s one that some spend a lifetime trying to perfect (I’d raise… Continue reading 4.18.17 Prayer Prompt: Sit Still and Wait

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Praise Prayer

I have given myself a new challenge this week…  Praise Prayer.  A designated time of day where I pray for the sole purpose of honoring and worshiping God.  No requests from me.  Just a simple prayer of praise. I wrote about 3D prayers over a three-part installment a month or so ago (read it here,… Continue reading Praise Prayer

Jeremiah · John · Matthew · Philippians · Proverbs · Psalm · Relationship with God · Sin · The Enemy

Worry Is Insulting to God

On Sunday, my husband and I watched a sermon by Dr. Charles Stanley on the temptation of Jesus.  This was a great message that really convicted my heart several times. One of the things the sermon challenged me to do was to specifically pray that the Holy Spirit reveal areas of my life where I… Continue reading Worry Is Insulting to God

James · Jeremiah · Philippians · Proverbs · Relationship with God · Romans

The Illusion of Control

I am a self-professed control freak.  I am always the driver; never the passenger.  When it comes to spreadsheets, don’t ask me to explain it.  Just get out of my way and let me handle it.  Help me with the cooking?  No, thank you.  Please get out of my kitchen.  I am a person who… Continue reading The Illusion of Control

1 Chronicles · Jeremiah · Prayer

3D Prayers, Part 3: Depth

One of the biggest struggles Christians face is prayer time.  Of course, this is only my opinion, but based on my experiences and conversations with friends — prayer feels awkward.  We stumble over words, tripping out statements that feel forced.  While most Christian leaders encourage you to simply “talk” to God, have a conversation the… Continue reading 3D Prayers, Part 3: Depth