It's All Part of the Plan...God's Plan I have noticed that in times of struggle I get upset because things are not going the way I want them to or moreover expect them to. So much of the discontent in my life comes from violated expectations. I think things are going to go one way and they … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans…
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
This post hits particularly close to home because this last week I had to confess to someone that I had not been completely forthright with them. It was not easy to do and I suppose I had covered it up almost as an automatic reaction and it really wasn't until later that I had realized … Continue reading The Importance and Necessity of Confession
I oftentimes find that my mind wants to go in a lot of different directions and distracting thoughts can threaten to interfere with my prayers and my life in general. I like to think of the mind as a city, it has citizens (thoughts, feelings, emotions) that all must work together in consultation with the … Continue reading A Prayer for the Mind
This post comes in the recent aftermath of Thanksgiving and so I thought it might be appropriate to discuss giving thanks, which I am currently trying to make a more habitual practice (that is finding more occasions during the day to give thanks and for a greater variety of blessings that I would usually take … Continue reading Give Thanks!
I imagine that many of us want to be more "wise" and to have more "understanding." But the question is, what do we actually desire? For general knowledge to assist us in getting through the issues of our day to day life? To just be more clever for its own sake? To be more clever … Continue reading Prayer Resources – Prayer for Godly Wisdom
Having discussed why our words are important I will next discuss the nature of the tongue, which we can wield for good or evil. The Nature of the Tongue I believe the power of the tongue is explained well by the Lord's brother James. "How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small … Continue reading The Power of Words – Part 2