Feeling Down? Here’s a Prayer That Might Help You Feel Better

As Christians we should expect to have our seasons in the valley when it seems like all is shrouded in darkness. However, I believe that knowing is half the battle and if we can retain this awareness of the seasonality of such melancholy we can know that the dawn is coming. To help you out … Continue reading Feeling Down? Here’s a Prayer That Might Help You Feel Better

A Prayer to Help Break Fearful Expectations

This prayer is inspired by John and Paul Sandford's (now deceased) writings on this subject. Their contention is that we invite certain treatment upon ourselves because of our negative expectations of how we will be treated. We see biblical support for this in Deuteronomy when the Israelites continually disbelieved in God's goodness and faithfulness and … Continue reading A Prayer to Help Break Fearful Expectations

Struggling with Temptation? I Wrote a Prayer to Help You

I think temptation is something that we all struggle with. I know I do anyways, so I thought that I would write this prayer for those who do struggle with temptation. Prayer Against Temptation Lord Jesus Christ, for forty days you suffered temptations in the wilderness by the Devil and you emerged without yielding. Lord … Continue reading Struggling with Temptation? I Wrote a Prayer to Help You

When You Feel Like You’re Running Out of Patience…

I am currently going through my own struggles with endurance and patience. I often read that many Christians have just received a setback and they feel like giving up. I know what this is about and find myself often ridings highs and lows on the spiritual rollercoaster even within a given day. So with that … Continue reading When You Feel Like You’re Running Out of Patience…

Want to Know God’s Will for Your Life? Paul Provides us a Prayer for Just That Very Thing

I have often read that others have found themselves at an aimless point in their lives where they say they do not know what God's will is for them. Thank the Lord the Apostle Paul has provided us a prayer to address that very thing. The prayer is from Colossians 1:9-12 and I have modified … Continue reading Want to Know God’s Will for Your Life? Paul Provides us a Prayer for Just That Very Thing

We Must Persevere in Seeking the Lord

The Lord looks favorably on those who approach him with earnestness and won't take no for an answer (with the caveat that what they are seeking is in keeping with his will).  He uses the example of the persistent widow and the apathetic judge to demonstrate how we as Christians should be persistent in our … Continue reading We Must Persevere in Seeking the Lord