paradox praying

Let me learn Thy paradox: that the way down is the way up that to be low is to be high, that the broken heart is the healed heart, that the contrite spirit is the rejoicing spirit, that the repenting soul is the victorious soul, that to have nothing is to possess all, that to…

What shall we pray for?

What are some things the early church prayed for?     unity of faith and mission (Acts 1:8-14; 2:42-47) regular prayer (Acts 3:1; 10:2, 9; 16:16; ) addition of leadership (Acts 1:23-26; 6:1-6; 14:23) praise of God and bold advancement of His kingdom (Acts 4:23-31) receiving the Spirit and spiritual growth (Samaritans Acts 8:14-17; Saul…

Prayer Encounters (John 17)

Prayer Encounters Devotional This was a 10 week teaching and prayer experience based on Jesus’ prayer in John 17. I found Jesus’ prayer both refreshing and convicting to reshape my own prayer life. In each experience we  often read more than John 17 and traced a certain theme through John’s Gospel as a whole or…

The Source: Prayer & Fasting

PRAYER & FASTING The SOURCE: Lesson 4   Most people like things in moderation. It is ok to enjoy something but just don’t turn into one of those crazies! This is the mindset of our culture…of course unless it requires change in our own personal preferences and behaviors! You see, when other people are intense…