Prayer for Revival

Lord, I pray for a miraculous, Holy Spirit revival to take hold of America! It seems impossible. The direction this country has gone seems so bad. But you are the God of revival. Many times you heard the prayers of your people, Israel, when they repented of their evil ways and cried out to you. Lord, … Continue reading Prayer for Revival

Not “Name and Claim” But Trust and Believe

You've heard of the preachers that preach a "name it and claim it" gospel. It is something I've always been weary of for a couple of reasons. One reason is that it comes across as though God is supposed to do what we want just because we tell him to. And the more we believe … Continue reading Not “Name and Claim” But Trust and Believe

Pray For The Lost

Every day we see more and more the accelerated decay of values and the massive shift towards moral relativism. As Christians it is hard to know what we should be doing as individuals. God has gifted each of us differently with special passions and talents he wants us to use for his glory, and we … Continue reading Pray For The Lost

Put your oxygen mask on first!

Sometimes when I sit down to do my devotions I struggle with what I will spend those precious moments on. Of course I need to read the Bible and hear The Lord's voice. And then there's prayer. I need to set my day out before The Lord before I head into it. And then there's … Continue reading Put your oxygen mask on first!

Prayer’s ultimate motive

And even when you ask, you don’t get [what you want] because your motives are all wrong—you want only what will give you pleasure. (James 4:3 NLT) How often do we think about our motives when we come to God in prayer? And even if we are conscious of our motives, and even if they're … Continue reading Prayer’s ultimate motive

Replacing cacophany with symphony

Cacophony – a harsh discordance of sound; a meaningless mixture of sounds. Not a word I use in a sentence very often.  I don’t even recall where I first heard it.  But I thought it was a neat word, and it stuck in my head.  Interestingly, the only time it really pops in my head is … Continue reading Replacing cacophany with symphony