Browsing All posts tagged under »Prayer«

Tick Tock….Waiting for God

November 16, 2011

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For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, Colossians 1:9 We can know the will of God. We have his Word. We can […]

The Prayer-List Prayer Life

November 13, 2011

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I’m learning more about the process of prayer this week in Live a Praying Life by Jennifer Kennedy Dean. Here are a few notes worth reviewing and sharing. A “prayer-list prayer life” assumes there are two parts to prayer: my request and God’s answer. But this is a mindset that limits prayer to getting God […]

a Prayer for Someone Who is Struggling

November 7, 2011

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Early Sunday morning, I searched the internet for prayers for friends who are struggling. I found great wisdom straight from scripture that taught me how to intercede for them. (amazing!) We can pray verses of the Bible over people and know that we are asking in unison with what God wants for His children. — […]

Because of Jesus: Someone Knocked on Louanne’s Door

November 4, 2011

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Week Four of  the “Because of Jesus” blog series is by one of my dear friends, Louanne Dietrich. Her “Jesus story” inspires me to keep asking. I can’t wait for you to read it! On a Saturday, June 1996 my doorbell rang.  Two men stood there, and one said some things that I don’t remember […]

Choosing to Surrender

November 1, 2011

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Our parents teach us to make decisions on our own. They encourage us to make goals and achieve them. So we are trained to have a plan and expect that plan to work. That is how life works. We have a plan and move forward. And we feel secure that our plans will work. And […]

Seeing God’s Love

October 20, 2011

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Four days with no phone, no watch, no computer and no television. I loved every single moment. My company sent me and two other employees to a retreat that changed my life forever. I enjoyed almost ninety-six hours of disconnecting from the world and soaking my soul in bubble bath of His Grace. Click here […]

The Purpose of Prayer

October 16, 2011

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I am highlighting my way through Jennifer Kennedy Dean’s book – Live a Praying Life: Open Your Life to God’s Power and Provision.  We just completed our first week of online Bible study in this Facebook Group. (you are welcome to join us). Below are my top 10 take-aways from Chapter 1 – the Purpose […]