What is prayer? Why pray? How should we pray?

Not sure what to pray?

Alone in the secret place with God

Three steps in prayer

Ten reasons for praying

How I pray in times of need

14 questions about prayer

Never give up on prayer


Lord, I believe, help my unbelief

Posted on May 3, 2014 by Wisdomforlife

May I submit to you in every trial, trust You when waiting in darkness, have peace in You amidst life’s changes. Continue reading →

Life in the Valley of Vision

Posted on December 26, 2013 by Wisdomforlife

I live in the depths but see You in the heights.
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A prayer and A song

Posted on July 12, 2013 by Wisdomforlife

This is what it’s all about.  Continue reading →

Prayers for the start of a new day

Posted on July 11, 2013 by Wisdomforlife

O God, the author of all good, I come to You for the grace another day will require for its duties and events.  Continue reading →

Tonight I renew my repentance

Posted on February 10, 2013 by Wisdomforlife

This night I renew my repentance. Continue reading →

Morning prayer

Posted on August 13, 2012 by Wisdomforlife

Take a few moments and thoughtfully offer this prayer to God: “O God, the author of all good, I come to You for the grace another day will require for its duties and events. As I step out into a wicked world, … Continue reading →

What a wretch I am!

Posted on June 16, 2011 by Wisdomforlife

The man who described himself in glowing terms saying, “as for righteousness based on the law, faultless” (Philippians 3:6), also painted a picture of himself as a profoundly conflicted man who agonized over his inner turmoil: “I do not understand … Continue reading →

Peace, Love and Puritanism

Posted on November 30, 2010 by Wisdomforlife

By DAVID D. HALL (New York Times, November 23, 2010) “Why does it matter whether we get the Puritans right or not? The simple answer is that it matters because our civil society depends, as theirs did, on linking an … Continue reading →

Evening Prayers

Posted on March 22, 2007 by Wisdomforlife

Evening Praise Giver of all, another day is ended and I take my place beneath my Great Redeemer’s cross, where healing streams continually descend, where balm is poured into every wound, where I wash anew in the all-cleansing blood, assured … Continue reading →

Morning prayers (from the Puritans)

Posted on March 22, 2007 by Wisdomforlife

These prayers will lift your communion with God to a whole new level! Continue reading →