Archive for 'Prayer'

Jesus, Our Good Shepherd

Mark 6: 30-34 1 Kgs 3:4-13 / Psa 119:9-14 When Jesus landed and saw the large crowd, He had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. (Mark 6:34) Are you burdened with anxiety? Afraid to face what lies ahead? Bring your troubles to God’s Sanctuary, To our Shepherd and Living Bread. […]

The Presentation in the Temple

Luke 2: 22-40 Mal 3:1-4 / Ps 24 / Heb 2:14-18 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God. . . (Luke 2:28) Like Simeon and Anna, may we see That Jesus Christ is life’s true goal; Lord, please be present constantly In the sanctuary of my soul. When the time of their purification […]

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 […]