Hold Fast to What is Good

Romans 12:9-13 ESV “Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to … Continue reading Hold Fast to What is Good

Praying According to God’s Will

1 John 5:14-15 ESV “And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.” How do we know … Continue reading Praying According to God’s Will

Praying for All People

1 Timothy 2:1-7 ESV “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight … Continue reading Praying for All People

Seek Jesus Christ Earnestly

The Lord’s disciples had just finished asking Jesus to teach them to pray, as John had taught his disciples to pray. So, the Lord told them what to say when they pray, and what he told them is now recited often by many people as what is commonly referred to as “The Lord’s Prayer.” I … Continue reading Seek Jesus Christ Earnestly

Don’t Give in to Fear!

Philippians 4:4-7 ESV “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses … Continue reading Don’t Give in to Fear!

Fighting the Battle

Ephesians 6:10-11 ESV “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.” Boy, we are definitely seeing the schemes of the devil run rampant these days. He is fighting a fierce … Continue reading Fighting the Battle

Don’t Be Unsettled

Philippians 4:4-7 ESV “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses … Continue reading Don’t Be Unsettled

Persistent in Faith and Prayer

Luke 11:5-8 NASB Then He said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him at midnight and says to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine has come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’; and from inside he answers … Continue reading Persistent in Faith and Prayer