Archive for the 'Prayer' Category

He hears our prayers and bends down to listen

January 23rd, 2014

In Psalms 116:1-2 NLT the Bible says, “I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath!” These verses tell us that God is so responsive that we can always reach Him. It says He bends […]

Praying for your church members in 2014

December 31st, 2013

As 2014 fast approaches I have been thinking of ways I can be a blessing to the people in our church. One of the major ways is to pray for them each day by name. Here is a weekly prayer routine I used when I was leading one church. When I did it I constantly […]

The Lord’s Prayer and positions

November 27th, 2013

I came across this description of positions of the Lord Prayer recently. It talks about God and our relationship to Him as we pray. I found it quite useful. The initial benefit of this prayer is the way it exhibits the believer’s relationship with God. “Our Father” presents the father/child relationship; “hallowed be Thy name,” […]

Alone with God quote

November 21st, 2013

I am reading “Alone with God: The Power and Passion of Prayer” by John MacCarthur. On page 17 I found this paragraph I thought I would share… “Imagine spending an entire workday with your best friend at your side. You would no doubt acknowledge his presence throughout the day by introducing him to your friends […]

Wheatbelt on it’s knees rain update

August 15th, 2013

I just thought I would give an update on the Wheatbelt on it’s knees prayer event last month. Christians from in and around Merredin got together to humble themselves before God and ask God to send rain to our town. You can read the post here. In the last three and a half weeks since […]