Category Archives: Prayer

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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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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Strong Faith

As we pray through the Twenty-Third Psalm, early on we must make a declaration of our faith, as David did. In the opening verse of his psalm, David declared, “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.” … Continue reading

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Summer of the Spirit – Keeping in Step

When the Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians, he was concerned. Though they had begun their Christian lives in the strength of the Holy Spirit, they had fallen back to their old ways of living in their own strength. Paul … Continue reading

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Summer of the Spirit – Fanning the Flame

In Second Timothy Paul encouraged Timothy to fan into flame the gift of God, which was in him [2 Tim. 1:6]. Paul was referring to the Holy Spirit, Who indwells all believers. But we know by Paul’s language of 1 … Continue reading

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Summer of the Spirit – Does the Spirit Empower Our Prayers?

Our assignment, when we are dressed in the full armor of God, is to pray. We’re to take a stand against Satan, and pray for all the saints, which includes ourselves. [Eph.6:18] What should we ask? In Ephesians, Paul has … Continue reading

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Summer of the Spirit – Is God’s Spirit Living In Us?

The answer is yes, God’s Spirit lives in us if we have been born again. He “indwells us” as Jesus promised [John 14:16-17] Perhaps a better question would be–is God’s Spirit living in us in such a way that He … Continue reading

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