Category Archives: Prayer

Disciples pray

Matthew 6:5-15 As our Lord Jesus teaches his disciple to pray, notice he does not say “if you pray” but “when you pray.” God commands his children to pray. God wants us to be in relationship with him, expressing our … Continue reading

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Give thanks for the faithful

Colossians 1:1-14 How often do you find yourself praying for someone? It is likely that you often pray for those who are sick, facing difficulties or for safe travels of a friend. But when you pray, how often do you … Continue reading

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Dear God

Psalm 103:1-22 Dear God, I was reading your Son’s sermon on the mount and his words about prayer especially caught my attention. Jesus said I should speak with you in private, that I should meet you in a quiet place. … Continue reading

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The Lorica of St. Patrick

I bind unto my self today, the strong name of the Trinity. These are the first words of the Lorica (or Breastplate) of St. Patrick. The Lorica is a prayer for protection against the powers that defy God, those that … Continue reading

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Power of prayer

James 5:13-18 Most Christians, at one time or another, have asked someone to pray for them. There is little doubt that as you read this, you also remember a time when you asked someone to pray for you. Praying for … Continue reading

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God answers prayer

John 15:9-17 We have heard it said many times before; I prayed but God has not answered my prayer. What is more likely is that following our prayer, we have not taken the time to wait for God’s response, or … Continue reading

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The armor of God

Ephesians 6:11-20 No one ever said life was going to be easy, and no one promised things would always go your way. Surely, we live in a harsh world, one rife with sudden twists and turns. Does this sound familiar? … Continue reading

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