It’s easy to confuse our needs and our wants – even as adults. Continue reading
Posted in Devotions, God's Heart, God's Love, God's Will, Personal devotions, Prayer, Questioning God, Seeking God, Walking with God, Will of God
Tagged how prayer works, Prayer, what good is it to pray, why pray
Seven 90 second audio devotionals Continue reading
Essential truths about prayer… Continue reading
Prayed three times a day by early Christians. Continue reading
The first request Jesus taught us to pray is about our need for physical food for each day. What do we learn from this? Continue reading
Four servants of God. Each one reached an extremely low point in life. All of them felt that life was no longer worth living. Continue reading
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Why does God allow perseverance in prayer to be part of our experience with Him? Prayer is an appeal to one who can do what I cannot do and what others won’t do. Continue reading
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Tagged Does prayer help, giving up on prayer, how to pray, perseverance in prayer, Prayer, why doesn't God answer my prayers?
Why pray? Consider 10 reasons for praying. Continue reading
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Tagged I tried prayer, Prayer, Prayer doesn't work, What does the bible teach about prayer?, Why pray?