Tag: Prayer

The Perils of Fruitless Prayer: Pt. 2

  “And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.” – Matthew 21.22 I am Not a Gardener! My wife has a green thumb. I have a brown thumb. This means when I plant things they die, when my wife plant things…

The Peril of Fruitless Prayer: Pt.1

  “And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.” – Matthew 21.22 Some Questions about Prayer How is your prayer life these days? Has it grown or decreased since sheltering in place? Do you feel closer to God or more distant?…

The Pilgrim’s Petition for Help: Psalm 123

Have you ever been ridiculed for your faith? What about being mocked or slandered? Christian pilgrims are like salmon swimming upstream against the current of the world’s culture. Each month 322 Christians are killed; 214 churches and their properties destroyed; 722 forms of violence…

“Prayer for the Homesick Soul”

“In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me.” Psalm 120.1 What is homesickness? It is defined as “a feeling of longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it.” If you recall your own childhood, you might have…