Today, I begin my post with worship. Precious Jesus, we surrender. https://youtu.be/s7jXASBWwwI The Lord keeps bringing this Scripture to my mind: "I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do." Acts 13:22 Isn't the key to being a person "after God's own… Continue reading All To Jesus I Surrender
I want to make a confession. I've already confessed this to the Lord. Now, I openly confess it to you. Praying seems like another thing on my "To Do" list. (I can barely type these words.) It is so terrible! What's wrong with me? I'm supposed to love prayer. Should anyone dare to confess such… Continue reading We Can Strengthen Our Intimacy With God By Exposing Our Heart To Him
One day, I was looking for a particular toy for my son. Stepping on my tippy toes, I blindly reached into a large box on a high shelf in my closet and scooped up a handful of small toys. As I held it up to see if I had the desired toy, this is what… Continue reading Can’t Sleep?
Whether I feel defeated or victorious, strong or weak, praying God's Word is always effective. I wrote the following prayer so that I could remember to acknowledge God's promises when I pray, regardless of how I feel. Lord, I pray that you will send your workers into ______’s life to plant the seed and water… Continue reading How to Pray Effectively For an Unbeliever … When You Don’t Know What to Say
If your ministry, like mine, is in a middle school, you might be thinking, "Please God, send me to the jungles of Africa! This is too hard!" Now, if your ministry isn't in a public school in the USA, you might not understand that thought. I don't know what schools are like in other countries.… Continue reading Where Has God Asked You to Love?
The Bible says, "Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 1:31) What does it really mean? My Pastor's sermon last Sunday made me think. He told us that two hundred years ago, a church of about 26 people in Rockfield, Ky were led by God to start a new… Continue reading Does My Life Glorify God?
Is your heart heavy because someone you love rejects Jesus as Savior? Perhaps he calls himself an atheist. Or maybe, he just refuses to search for Truth and instead stands stubbornly in the darkness, clinging to "intellectual" arguments that support his atheistic beliefs. If you've been praying for someone for a long time, don't give… Continue reading Promises That Will Encourage You To Keep Praying for Someone You Love