Author Archives: Debby Parker

Do we labor in prayer?

One of the best examples of laboring in prayer is the account of Moses, Aaron and Hur praying for Joshua as his troops battled the Amalekites. “Moses said to Joshua, ‘Choose some of our men and go out to fight … Continue reading

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Praying for Our President and Country

Praying for our President Father, May our President have a heart that pants after You, as the deer pants for the water; may he be a man after Your own heart. May he dwell in Your love and in Your … Continue reading

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Where is your mind fixed?

Where is your mind fixed? “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of … Continue reading

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Why pray the Scriptures for one other?

Praying that our faith will grow more and more, and the love that we have for each other will increase (2 Thessalonians 1:3) doesn’t sound like spiritual warfare prayer, does it? But any Scripture can be a warfare prayer. In … Continue reading

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Why does praying together add power to our prayers?

Why does praying together add power to our prayers? There is power in unity! When soldiers march across a foot bridge, they break cadence because the force generated by their unified marching can bring down a bridge. Apply that same … Continue reading

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Do we share Paul’s passion to know Christ?

“I want to know Christ….” (Philippians 3:10a) Do we share Paul’s passion? Should we? The Apostle Paul’s passion to know God, to live in a close, personal relationship with God, was the driving force of his life and service.  The … Continue reading

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Why does Matthew 6:33 make such a powerful prayer?

“May we seek Your kingdom and righteousness first in our lives.” (Matthew 6:33) Why, with so many practical, material needs always present in our lives, would we suggest we pray this verse for each other, about seeking God’s kingdom and … Continue reading

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