No Care in Prayer

Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6 KJV If this were my letter I would have written, “Things are terrible here…

A Bicycle Prayer

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.        John 1:14 ESV “Lord I’m asking for a new bike for my birthday.” Was the first prayer I ever prayed,…

Jesus Still Prays for You

In Luke’s gospel he shows us a scene at the Last Supper of the disciples using the moment while they are still eating to argue about who is the best and most important. Jesus then pulls Simon Peter aside to give him both a warning and a promise. He tells him to pray because Satan…

The God Who Hears

I sought the Lord and He heard me and delivered me from all my fears Psalm 34:4 In my imagination I sometimes wonder just how soundly asleep Jesus really was during the storm at sea. I have thought that perhaps he was more aware of the circumstances than the disciples knew. Perhaps as He climbed…

Always Pray

Always Pray and Never Faint When our eyes first open and the sun peeks in We can thank the Lord as our day begins Or when storms close in with darkening skies And we run for shelter to our dear Lord’s side When the corn is ripe or when the fields look dead We can still thank God for our daily…