What is It?

Jeremiah 33:3-‘Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’ NKJV I heard a story many years ago. I’ll try and recount it for you because it will lead me to my point for this blog. There was a flood in a city, and rescuesContinue reading “What is It?”

Rescue Me!

Luke 11:4-And forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And do not lead us into temptation,but deliver us from the evil one.” NKJV The way that Jesus taught His disciples to pray covered all of life. It doesn’t seem like it when you first read the words, but itContinue reading “Rescue Me!”

This is Not From God!

Luke 11:4-And forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.” NKJV In my previous post, I took a lighter look at temptation. But today, I want to dive a little deeper into the more challenging side ofContinue reading “This is Not From God!”

When Temptation Knocks!

Luke 11:4- Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us.And lead us not into temptation. NKJV Temptations come to us all! We are all targets of temptation, big and small, significant and insignificant. William Barclay describes temptation as any situation in which a person is tested. Not all temptations areContinue reading “When Temptation Knocks!”

The Interdependent Clause!

Luke 11:4- And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive everyone that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. NKJV Don’t you just love Jesus and the way He shared His heart with us? I’m sure that’s a great big AMEN! When the disciples asked JesusContinue reading “The Interdependent Clause!”

Fresh Bread!

Luke 11:3- Give us day by day our daily bread. NKJV The Bible speaks a lot about bread. Bread is mentioned as a part of the regular diet of the children of Israel. God told them to prepare unleavened bread for their exodus from Egypt, which became part of the seder meal. He provided manna,Continue reading “Fresh Bread!”

Time Well Spent!

Luke 11:2- So He said to them, “When you pray, say: Our Father in heaven,hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Praying is serious business, yet it is so simple that a child can pray with great faith and expertise and see results. Unfortunately, many people in theContinue reading “Time Well Spent!”

He Rides the Heavens!

Luke 11:2-Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come.Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. NKJV The place of prayer begins with knowing who that Someone is listening to us and the identity of that Someone. Jesus starts His lesson on prayer by telling the disciples that the direction of theirContinue reading “He Rides the Heavens!”

Teach Us to Pray!

Luke 11:1- Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” NKJV Lately, I have felt a burden to pray more. With all of the happenings in the news (fires, floods,Continue reading “Teach Us to Pray!”

Let Others Help!

2 Corinthians 1:8-9 -I think you ought to know, dear brothers, about the hard time we went through in Asia. We were really crushed and overwhelmed and feared we would never live through it. TLB Paul is an interesting person to me. I think of him as the superhero of the gospel. Writing most ofContinue reading “Let Others Help!”