Category Archives: Prayer

How I pray in times of need

It’s easy to confuse our needs and our wants – even as adults. Continue reading

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Short audio reflections (90 seconds each)

Seven 90 second audio devotionals Continue reading

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10 reasons for praying

Essential truths about prayer… Continue reading

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How to pray…

Prayed three times a day by early Christians. Continue reading

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Why keep on praying (4 reasons)

This kind of prayer seems confusing so allow me to share some insights… Continue reading

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Power of prayer – God’s provision

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

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Four servants of God who battled fierce despair

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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14 questions about prayer

What should we say to children who pray for sunshine for an outing? To a son who prays to do well on an exam without studying for it? To a parent who prays for his son to hit a home run in little league? Is it approriate to pray for a nice drive as we tee up? Continue reading

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Never give up on prayer

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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Why Pray? (10 reasons)

Why pray? Consider 10 reasons for praying. Continue reading

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