As Christians we are not selfish in asking others to pray for us nor should we feel that we are imposing upon our brothers and sisters in Christ to ask them to pray for us. Our triumphs are their triumphs and when we prosper the whole body of Christ prospers, therefore when we ask others … Continue reading If You Need Help (Prayers) Then Ask!
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
As Christians we should be aware that there are certain spiritual realities that may affect the efficacy of our works. One of these is unbelief, and I do not mean our own but that of others. The unbelief of others hampers our spiritual gifts. Even the Lord Jesus Christ was subject to this spiritual reality. … Continue reading Minding Our Spiritual Atmosphere
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
Please find the second part of my notes on Ephesians below. Notes on the Book of Ephesians - Chapters 4-6 We should be humble, gentle and patient, bearing with our brothers in love to maintain unity in the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 4:2-3). The "Unity" Proclamation: "There is one body and one Spirit...one Lord, one faith, … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Ephesians – Part 2 – Chapters 4-6
To paraphrase from Paul's epistle, to the Saints who are reading this blog post, "Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." (Ephesians 1:2 English Standard Version). This epistle covers a variety of topics including regeneration, church relations and social relations. I have broken this up into two parts … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Ephesians – Part 1 – Chapters 1-3
I have written this prayer for those who are struggling with condemnation. In my experience, condemnation has a different quality than that of a guilty conscience. Condemnation tends to have a kind of incessant, beating quality to it and is not responsive to confessions or repentance. When we confess our sins God is just to … Continue reading Prayer for those Suffering from Condemnation