Archive for 'Prayer'

Taking Time to Pray

Mark 1: 29-39 1Sm 3:1-10,19-20 / Ps 40 Rising very early before dawn, Jesus went off to a lonely place to pray. (Mark 1:35) We always rush, we have no time, So much in mind of work to do; Lest we forget things more sublime, What if in turn, God forgets you? As soon as […]

Perseverance in Prayer

Luke 11: 5-13 Mal 3: 13-20b / Psa 1 If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! (Luke 11:13) What supplication could be denied When prayed in humble submission? His […]

The Best Prayer

Luke 11: 1-4 Jon 4: 1-11 / Psa 86 Lord, teach us to pray . . . (Luke 11:1) For forgiveness and daily bread, And for protection from harm’s way; Since we don’t know what lies ahead, So pray Our Father every day. One day, Jesus was praying in a certain place. When He had […]

Prayer, Community & Mission

Luke 6: 12-19 Col 2: 6-15 / Psa 145 Those troubled by evil spirits were cured, and the people all tried to touch Him, because power came forth from Him and healing them all. (Luke 6:19) We learned the power of prayer And the love of community; But the purpose of our Maker Was revealed […]

A Little Faith and Lots of Prayers

Matthew 17: 14-20 Deut 6:4-13 / Ps 18:2-4,47,51 If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to that mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would obey you; and nothing would be impossible for you. (Matthew 17: 20) Believe nothing is impossible, As long as we fervently pray; With […]

The Perfect Prayer

Matthew 6: 7-15 2 Cor.11:1-11 97: 1-7 Your Father knows what you need, before you ask Him. (Matthew 6: 8) Pray the ‘Our Father’ every day, That all the world’s conflicts may cease; As Jesus has shown us the way, Let’s pray it constantly for peace. Jesus instructed His disciples on praying: “Your Father knows […]