Category Archives: Prayer

So is it REALLY “Don’t Worry – Be Happy?”

“Therefore don’t be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’” Matthew 6:31. Don’t be anxious! Why would you be so? The passage gives three suggestions. Food, drink and fashion. It sounds like … Continue reading

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Learning the Secret

How come Paul was so happy? Listen to those familiar words:  “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing; but in … Continue reading

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Don’t Manipulate the Situation!

When we ask God to provide for us, our asking is based on what we know his will according to the Bible.  “Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.”Matthew 6:10. As we understand how God’s Word relates … Continue reading

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“Grace received” equals “Grace lived”?

I want to “reap bountifully”. Remember that verse?  “He who sows sparingly shall also reap sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall also reap bountifully.”  2 Corinthians 9:6. C.S. Lewis once remarked that “To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable … Continue reading

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Bedrock beneath my feet

There is a solidity about the Word of God that is very reassuring. “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.”  Luke 21:33. It’s like crossing a stream, stretching cautiously to see whether a rock … Continue reading

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Strung up about being tied down?

How tense we get about contemplating apparent restriction! “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my … Continue reading

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Carrying One Another’s Burden

The Prayer of Faith “And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick.”     James 5:15. When you’re sick, you sometimes lack the energy to do anything. You just want to curl up and sign off! This verse … Continue reading

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