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

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

It’s Okay (even Encouraged!) to Want to Receive Gifts – It just Depends on What Kind…

One thing I have found lacking in the Church in my experience is the desire among the brethren for spiritual gifts. We are commanded by Paul to earnestly desire the gifts of the Spirit and so we should do so (1 Corinthians 14:1). The exercising of gifts was frequently used throughout the Book of Acts … Continue reading It’s Okay (even Encouraged!) to Want to Receive Gifts – It just Depends on What Kind…