Holiness is a unique attribute of God. God has many other attributes—such as love, wisdom and power—which we can understand to some extent by reference to people or things in the natural realm that display these attributes. But holiness has no parallel in the natural; it is unique. John Wesley
Many things can happen to us in life that can lead to financial difficulty - such as the loss of a job, a business getting into unexpected difficulty, or even having a baby. Here are three prayers you can pray to ask God for help with the restoration of your
This page features three prayers to pray for your pastor, with an uplifting prayer for his renewal and ministry, a prayer to cover your pastor in God's protection and safety, and a short prayer for before the worship service for his leading and preaching. There are also some inspiring scripture
Christian Lifestyle - 10 Guidelines for Christian Living
January 10, 2014 Billy Graham
Over the last seven decades, Billy Graham has written 32 books which are an extension of his continued ministry and burden to reach as many people as possible with the Good News of the Gospel. In “Peace with God,”
“You have made us for yourself and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.” Augustine’s famous prayer is my biography in a sentence. I first felt the sharp stab of desire as a child. I remember hearing a beautiful song that made me feel I hardly know
How healthy are you going into this holiday season?
While you can try to steer clear of germs, pump up the antioxidants, and even get your flu shots, one of the healthiest habits you can cultivate is to express a grateful heart. That's right. Numerous studies exist showing a direct relationship
Perhaps the hardest word in the entire New Testament to wrap our minds around is the infinitely wide one-syllable word grace. Defining it is not the problem. Succinctly put, grace is unmerited favor. Confining it is where we get into trouble. The truth is, we who are in Christ Jesus
One of the most profound truths presented in Scripture is that Jesus Christ is a groom. His bride is the church. This is very good news as it suggests that the degree of intimacy, dedication, care and commitment Jesus offers His followers is that of a faithful husband to His
One of the great challenges with prayer is when it is not answered. A specific request may come to mind. We ask God why He hasn't answered us. But part of the problem with that is that we don't figure out what our response should be to the fact that
Answer: As a background, please read our article on the gift of speaking in tongues. There are four primary Scripture passages that are cited as evidence for praying in tongues: Romans 8:26; 1 Corinthians 14:4-17; Ephesians 6:18; and Jude verse 20. Ephesians 6:18 and Jude 20 mention “praying in
Humans have been thinking about the notion of an afterlife from the earliest of times. Some of the most popular books and movies have been written around this topic, even though few of them have been consistent with the teaching of Christian Scripture. But even without the guidance of the
Our world is filled with events and situations that can cause great fear and anxiety. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and live imprisoned by fear. We are promised in God’s Word that he is faithful and will protect us (2 Thessalonians 3:3). God wants us to let go of fear
A Channel Of Blessing To Others
Dear Lord Jesus – every good and perfect gift is a blessing from You and You have blessed me with so much and I ask that You would use me to be a blessing to others who are in need or facing difficulties.
Make me a
HOW TO GET CONTROL OF YOUR MIND
The battlefield is your mind. You either control and protect your mind, or thedevil controls a part or all of your mind. Do you know that the scriptures say that you can keep the devil out? You can:
Protect your mind (Ephesians 6:17);
"To the average Christian the command 'pray without ceasing' is simply a needless and impossible life of perfection. Who can do it? We can get to heaven without it. To the true believer, on the contrary, it holds out the promise of the highest happiness, of a life crowned by all
Deuteronomy 29:29 The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children for ever, that we may follow all the words of this law.
In this chapter God is reminding the people that they are in covenant with him. He is
“Secret things belong unto the Lord our God.”* A secret is something known only to one or to very few. Many things are known to God which are kept secret from man, but all man’s secrets are known to God. It pleases God, however, to reveal some of His sweet
Forgiveness can be gut-wrenching, hard work. It's also a process that can take time, especially if the wounds are deep. But forgiveness opens the way for you to be healed. Sometimes, it even restores the broken relationship.If you know you need to forgive, but you also know that your heart is not ready, start with step one and
Prayer for Strength and Guidance
“The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” Isaiah 58:11These amazing words show the heart of our Father God toward us
The challenges of life can be overwhelming and we often don't know the way out. In the face of heartbreak and disappointment, what do we do?We need to look up beyond our situation onto the One from whom our help comes. We need to search the Scriptures, and find promises
It's one thing to pray, but quite another to pray effectively. You can learn to pray with confidence, knowing that God is listening and will act for your good according to His will.
"...but the people who know their God will display strength and take action." Daniel 11:32
One of the greatest needs
Like in any relationship, it can be a little hard at first to know what to say. Praying is no different! It might start off a bit rocky, but the more you talk to God, the more natural it will feel. Pretty soon praying will become a regular part of your life.
“I love the Lord because He hears my prayers and answers them. Because He bends down and listens, I will pray as long as I breathe!” Psalm 116:1-2 (TLB)
How do you get to know someone? When it comes down to it, it’s simple: you talk with and spend time with
Some days, it is a lot harder to be patient. When we’re bringing our concerns to the Lord again and again, we grow tired of waiting. It soon begins to feel like our prayers are falling on deaf ears. Often our desire is to take control and just “do the best
The challenges of life can be overwhelming and we often don't know the way out. In the face of heartbreak and disappointment, what do we do?
We need to look up beyond our situation to the One from whom our help comes. We need to search the Scriptures, and find promises that
The morning is the perfect time to pray. It gets you focused on God and helps you meditate on those you love and yourself, as well. There are many great ways to pray in the morning. Here are 7 of them.
Dear Lord, thank you so much for another day
When we keep our focus on God, we are able to feel joyful, or at the very least, peaceful about life. The problem is that our natural inclination is to focus on other human beings, rather than God. That is a recipe for frustration. Other human beings aren’t reliable. They
Signs You’ve Encountered An Angel
Angels are among us. Here are four signs you’re in the presence of an angel.
"Angels are around us, angels beside us, angels within us. Angels are watching over you when times are good or stressed. Their wings wrap gently around you, whispering you are loved an
You may call upon as many angels as you feel are needed in different situations, and they will all come. Remember that they can be in more than one place at one time, so you are not taking them away from another who may need them more than you.
- Psalms 91: 1-16
O thou that dwellest in the covert of the Most High, and abidest in the shadow of the Almighty;
I will say of HaShem, who is my refuge and my fortress, my G-d, in whom I trust,
That He will deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and
I live in a part of the country where we have woods, four seasons, and not surprisingly, deer. Like all of God’s creatures, deer are a mixed bag. They are beautiful, elegant creatures. But they are also herbivores. So, you have to be careful what you plant in your yard.
How many people do you know who do the bare minimum? They do just enough so that they don’t get fired. Their homes aren’t elegant but are just livable. And while their families are basically fed, they prepare meals without much effort or inspiration.
Of course, there is nothing wrong with doing
Here are prayers that will bless you today!
Prayers for Peace and Happiness
You may be feeling discouraged or empty today. Those around you may offer little inspiration and answers. Here are prayers to strengthen, bring hope, and help you open up communication with God.
Refresh and Gladden My Spirit
"O God! Refresh and
You can receive and execute guidance with an open mind and a courageous heart.
Your intuition will tell you intimate and important things nobody else will and it will also tell you things your own mind argues with. It can be either a moment where you instinctively know something is right