Prayer

Thought for Today 05/08/2021

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of… Read More ›

Connected To God

God did not need us. He is perfect and complete. However, God wants us. Unlike the angels, God created man in His image and calls us His children. It is His will to establish a personal relationship with us. “So… Read More ›

Smoke and Incense

Historic wildfires are burning millions of acres and destroying homes and entire towns in California, Oregon, and Washington state. In Oregon, more than 40,000 people have fled their homes. Fire brings about smoke and, in the Bible, sin and wicked… Read More ›

A Sanctified Sorrow

Lately, I’ve been keenly aware of what lies ahead for everyone on planet earth. I see America imploding due to sin, hate, and violence. The devil is trying his best to rip God out of our nation. Christians are being… Read More ›

Don’t Feel Sorry For Me

It’s not unusual for people to experience feelings of heartfelt sorrow when hearing of another person’s loss and adversity. However, there is a difference between empathizing with someone and wishing that their trial never happened. God orchestrates circumstances. He wants… Read More ›

Mighty Prayer

One of the greatest invitations to prayer ever given to anyone was when Jeremiah was in prison for preaching the truth. God reached into his prison cell with both a command and an invitation. Call unto Me, and I will… Read More ›

Why Prayer?

Why does God want us to pray? Matthew 6:8b says, “Your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask Him.” So why ask God to do what He already wants to do? Why ask God to do… Read More ›

Unasked Prayer

Do you know the greatest problem in prayer is not unanswered prayer? It is unasked prayer. Most of us don’t even get to the asking part. James 4:2c says, “Ye have not, because ye ask not.” Unoffered prayer is not… Read More ›

Thank you Lord!

By Lyle Rapacki Four years ago my article: “Thank You Lord for Thanksgiving!” appeared in The Olive Branch Report.  Many responded wonderfully from across the country, and even shared their own stories of giving thanks. This year we have all… Read More ›

Praying With Your Wife

First Peter 3:7 says,” Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them [wives] according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered”… Read More ›