Prayer and Praise

Scripture Lift up holy hands in prayer, and praise the LORD. ~Psalm 134:2, NLT Quote All prayer, pursued for enough, becomes praise. ~Eugene Peterson I do know that Peterson has compromised his faith to placate the politically correct and I don’t normally quote folks who lean to the left or have gone woke but he does…

Supplication

Scripture Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. ~Philippians 4:6, NASB Quote God loves importunate prayer so much that He will not give us much blessing without it. ~ Adoniram Judson I had to look up the word importunate. I have…

Defining Good

Scripture And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. ~Romans 8:28, NASB Quote God has a perfect view of the future; we don’t! It is paramount that we do not rely on our own understanding but…

Seeking His Face

Scripture When You said, “Seek My face,” My heart said to You, “Your face, LORD, I will seek.” ~Psalm 27:8, NKJV Quote When I think of seeking His face, I am thinking about His face {Person} rather than His hands {asking for something I want or need.} ~Rex Looney The Hebrew word pānîm can mean the…

God’s Covenant Love

Scripture “Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified Your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life.” ~Genesis 19:19, NASB [1995] Quote The most rewarding aspect of prayer is our intimacy with the Father. ~Charles F. Stanley Belinda gave me a devotional last Christmas by Charles…

Prayer

Scripture “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for… For everyone who asks, receives.” ~Matthew 7:7-8, NLT Quote When we pray we enter the real world, the substance of the KINGDOM. ~Dallas Willard I write things down that I do not want to forget and many of the blogs are simply study…

Faithful To The End

Scripture So, Daniel, be faithful until the end! You will rest, and at the end of time, you will rise from death to recieve your reward. ~Daniel 12:13, CEV Quote I don’t have to be successful but I do have to be faithful. ~James E. Turrentine The first six chapters of Daniel contain historical data…

The Songs of Jesus

Scripture   Let all who want to kill me be disappointed and disgraced. Chase away and confuse all who plan to harm me. ~Psalm 35:4, CEV Quote David’s call for God to punish his enemies is not personal vindictiveness but a concern for justice to prevail in his kingdom. ~Timothy Keller Psalm 35 is one of the imprecatory…

It’s Time For A Tent Meeting

Scripture It was Moses’ practice to take the Tent of Meeting and set it up some distance from the camp. Everyone who wanted to make a request of the LORD would go to the Tent of Meeting outside the camp. ~Exodus 33:7, NLT Quote Prayer does not fit us for the greater work: prayer is the greater work. ~Oswald Chambers It is my understanding that initially…

Prayer And Jesus

Scripture May we shout for joy over your victory and lift up our banners in the name of our God. May the Lord grant all your requests. ~Psalm 20:5, NIV Quote Apart from Jesus, I don’t have a prayer. ~Ya’akov Prayer is a big deal: it was to David and it is to me. David was a king and a commander-in-chief;…