Remove from my eyes, Lord, the veil of the mundane, the routine and the normal. Let me see afresh the wonders of your creation. Let me see you in the budding of a plant, let me hear you in the noise of birdsong and let me touch you in the refreshment of a summer breeze.Continue reading “The Mundane”
Today our actions will preach a sermon to all those we meet. Will our actions speak of love or of judgement, of grace and mercy or of indifference? Will our sermon be short and snappy or will it be our temper that is short and snappy? What will you preach today?
God, for relationship, made us. God, for service, equipped us.God, for love, died for us.God, for restoration, forgave us.God, for heaven, ordained us.God for us. God for us.
It is our faith that pushes prayers into the presence of God and it is God’s love and grace that causes Him to stoop down and surround us with His presence so that our faltering faith need not push them too far.
Lord, when we pray help us to be honest, honest with you and honest with ourselves. Search us and show us our wrongdoings so that we can be repentant before you. Give us a glimpse of how you see us so that we can live in that light, empowered and encouraged. Amen.
Seek and you will find. Pray and you will be answered. Listen and you will hear. Give and you will receive. Lord, teach me to seek so that I may find you. Teach me to pray so that I pray according to your will. Help me to truly listen with great patience and perseverance soContinue reading “Seek, Pray, Listen, Give”
Prayer enables us to build relationship with God. The more this relationship grows the more we learn how to pray. The more we learn how to pray the more God uses our prayers and us in His great plans. The more God uses us the more we desire to pray and grow our relationship withContinue reading “Prayer and Relationship”
Praying “in Jesus’ name” is not about adding magic words to the end of your prayers (“in Jesus’ name Amen.) it is about discovering His will and praying that. It is about praying the same thing that Jesus would. When our will and the will of Jesus agree then we can pray in confidence andContinue reading “In Jesus’ Name”
When you pray God will hear you. God loves to give you the desires of your heart. However, God will only give you good things, things that He knows, in His wisdom, will prosper you and be good for you physically, mentally and spiritually. Do not then, expect God to provide for all your wantsContinue reading “Good Things”
It is very popular to train your body and even your mind, but how about your Spirit? When did you last train yourself to listen for that small still voice? When did you train yourself to come into God’s presence? When did you last fast or pray for a good period of time? We worryContinue reading “Train Your Spirit”