Category Archives: Prayer

Hear our prayer

Mark 9:14-29 There is one thing that is fairly certain, we all, at one time or another, ask people to keep us in their prayers. Another thing that is certain is that others have asked us to do the same. … Continue reading

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Pray, God will hear

1 Thessalonians 5:16-28 It seems these days there are so many people calling for prayer. After all, there is so much for which to pray. All around the world we hear of people struggling with poverty, hunger and disease. Even … Continue reading

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Help

Psalm 121:1-8 I look to the hills, from where is my help to come? This first line of our psalm has a lot to say about humanity’s response to living in a fallen and broken world. Everyone at some time … Continue reading

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Rejoice!

Philippians 4:1-9 There was a song released in 1988 imploring its hearers to put away the worries of the world and simply enjoy life. Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” is certainly a nice little tune that might make us … Continue reading

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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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