2 Corinthians · Ezekiel · James · Mark · Matthew · Prayer

6.23.17 Prayer Prompt: Butterflies & Change

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… Continue reading 6.23.17 Prayer Prompt: Butterflies & Change

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

1 Peter · 2 Chronicles · Matthew · Prayer

6.13.17 Prayer Prompt: Hand the Sword to God

PRAYER PROMPT ••• The battles we fight don’t always come with bloodshed and war.  We fight emotional battles.  Personal challenges.  Arguments with family and friends.  Battles rage in us and around us and sometimes, we get too tired to fight.  The thing is, God doesn’t want us to fight!  1 Peter 5:7 says, “Give all… Continue reading 6.13.17 Prayer Prompt: Hand the Sword to God

Deuteronomy · Matthew · Prayer · Psalm

6.10.17 Prayer Prompt: Loneliness 

PRAYER PROMPT ••• As an only child, I learned how to be alone and entertain myself at an early age.  As an adult, I often crave solitude.  However, there’s a difference between solitude and loneliness.  For many Christians, loneliness is a very real thing. By the world’s standard, we are weird.  People assume we are… Continue reading 6.10.17 Prayer Prompt: Loneliness 

2 Peter · 2 Samuel · Luke · Matthew · Prayer

6.9.17 Prayer Prompt: Pray. Trust. Wait.

PRAYER PROMPT ••• I love to plan / give gifts, but I hate to wait to give them.  I attribute it to being born on Christmas Day.  Since most people have two dates to look forward to (Christmas and their birthday) compared to my one day… well, that’s the only explanation I have about my… Continue reading 6.9.17 Prayer Prompt: Pray. Trust. Wait.

Luke · Matthew · Prayer · Proverbs

6.3.17 Prayer Prompt: NOT for Emergencies Only

PRAYER PROMPT ••• How often do you take notice of a fire hydrant?  They are so commonplace in our landscape that we often look right past them.  However, if there is a fire, we are beyond grateful for its existence and close proximity!  This small, seemingly insignificant tool can save us from significant loss.  So… Continue reading 6.3.17 Prayer Prompt: NOT for Emergencies Only

1 Timothy · Matthew · Prayer

5.30.17 Prayer Prompt: Value and Priorities

PRAYER PROMPT ••• In 1 Timothy, there’s a verse that speaks of money and many wrongly quote it as “Money is the root of all evil.”  But the verse actually says, “the LOVE of money is the root of evil.” (1 Timothy 6:10).  That scripture, coupled with a misunderstanding of the parable of the rich… Continue reading 5.30.17 Prayer Prompt: Value and Priorities