Tag Archives: Prayer

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? The question can be asked from different perspectives. Consider 10 reasons for praying. Continue reading

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The power of prayer

Does Jesus offer us a blank check to get what we want from God? How should we apply His promises on prayer? Are there limits? If so, how do we know the boundaries?

Answering these questions will possibly challenge some formidable assumptions held by many.
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Prayer of confession about care ministry

I found this prayer focused on care ministry. Take a few moments to reflect on this deep and searching prayer. Continue reading

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8 reasons for unanswered prayer

Many people request things from God and get frustrated because they don’t receive their desires. Perhaps they’re asking for things that go against God’s will. But there are other possible reasons for unanswered prayer. Continue reading

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Lord, I believe, help my unbelief

Afford me all the direction, defense, support, and comfort my journey requires, and grant me a mind stayed upon You. Continue reading

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