Tagged: Prayer

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On Marriage (5)

Ask the elders: they were quick to discover that the greatest threat to marriage is—selfishness! A mother was trying to explain to her little son the benefits of unselfishness. She concluded her talk by saying, ‘We’re in this world to...

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Three Things We Owe Each Other

Paul talks about three things we owe each other. Let’s look at them: 1) ‘Without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers’ (v. 9 NKJV). An unknown poet wrote, ‘I was a poor soul in the depth...

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Power in Prayer

When the Bible says, ‘Pray without ceasing,’ that means pray every day, not just periodically or when you’re in trouble or you need something ASAP. ‘The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much’ (James 5:16 NKJV). The word...

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Be Strong in the Lord

The Bible says, ‘“God is strong”,’ and He wants you strong. So take everything the Master has set out for you, well-made weapons of the best materials. And put them to use so you will be able to stand up...

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Prayer Is Hard Work (1)

Paul writes, ‘Epaphras, who is …always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, …’ Sometimes praying for others feels like ‘labouring’. Once you understand and accept that, not having ‘tingling sensations’ when you pray won’t discourage you. You can smile and...

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Pray About It

The Bible says: ‘The Lord answered [Isaac’s] prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant. The babies jostled each other within her, and she said, “Why is this happening to me?” So she went to ask the Lord. The Lord said...

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‘Lord, Where Are You?’ (2)

Have you ever tried to sit and watch a seed sprout? You can’t, can you? It stays in the ground until the time is right for it to emerge. There’s a lesson here. God has planted certain things within you,...

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‘Lord, Where Are You?’ (1)

Do you feel like God isn’t answering your prayers? Natutulog ba ang Diyos? Job the patriarch felt the same way: ‘I cry out to you, O God, but you do not answer; I stand up, but you merely look at...

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Love Your Church—Jesus Does! (6)

Notice what Solomon prayed for at the dedication of the temple. ‘If there is famine in the land…if Your people’s enemies are in the land…whatever disaster or disease there is…hear from heaven…Then they will fear You and walk in Your...