Prayer

Third Petition: God’s Provision

“Give us each day our daily bread” God created us to depend on Him daily!  Since we are in constant need and…

Second Petition: God’s Rule

“May Your kingdom come & Your will be done” In yesterday’s blog, we saw that Jesus calls us to pray to “Our…

First Petition: God’s Name

“May Your name be respected as holy” Names mean something.  So it’s easy to be offended when someone mocks, misspells, mispronounces or…

Addressing God as Father

“When you pray, say: “Father” These words provide an amazing beginning to our week of prayer!  Rightly understood, this is the most…

Week of Prayer

Martin Luther wrote, “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.”  Praying is the…

Pray for Somalia

God’s plans and purposes in this world are bigger than us. His glory is too great for his praise to be confined…

Pray for Malaysia

“Let the peoples praise you, O God; let all the peoples praise you!” (Psalm 67:3) On the last Sunday of every month,…

Pray for Afghanistan

“So how is your church involved in missions?” For many years, I never liked answering that question. Nearly every time it came…

2014 Day of Prayer

Last Sunday I preached from Luke 18 about Jesus’ invitation to pray in weakness. His main point was that weakness is a gift from God to…