The Scriptures were given to us for many good reasons. Among these, they reveal God’s promises to us, they give the lost and forsaken hope and comfort.
We are always safe to take the words of the scriptures and to so place them, that they can be made into our own personal petitions to God.
Psalm 91 is a wonderful example of this – see God’s promise and reassurance to us, see His guarantee; that He will never leave us or forsake us. He asks that we should believe, what He tells us and in doing so, we harness his promise of power in our lives.
Continue reading “The Power of Prayer”
Nobody should be forced to live with fear.
‘Fear is my perception of what my senses are telling me’ (My definition).
My perception creates thoughts in my mind and these thoughts create emotions. Emotions effect my state of being – physically, mentally and spiritually.
The opposite of fear is faith. My definition of faith is: ‘believing something is, when all you senses tell you it isn’t.’
Jesus said to Peter, “Satan has asked to sift you like a grain of wheat, but I have prayed for you, so that your faith may not fail you…” Luke 22:31-31. Continue reading “A Prayer for You, I and Those we Love”
Prayer is another way of saying; ‘speaking to God’. In many respects, there is a likeness between praying and our conversations with our fellow humans.
We would hold a conversation with a child in one way and an adult in another. We adopt one approach when discussing a serious matter and another in telling funny stories. Continue reading “What is Prayer (Part Two)”
You may have wondered what ‘prayer’ is really all about, and how is it that one ‘prays’. The question may also arise, ‘Who do I pray to’
In this series, I shall be talking about praying to the God of the Bible. Continue reading “What is Prayer?”
Of all the wonderful gifts Father has bestowed on this son, the one I cherish most, is listening and talking to Him………