Dear Heavenly Father, As this week begins we stop and reflect on our baptism. On Sunday we celebrated the Baptism of our Lord, Jesus Christ. His baptism was not a cleansing from sin instead it was a coronation as King. You place Your special blessings of the Spirit of God on Him with these powerfulContinue reading “A Baptismal Prayer”
Dear Lord, As this week of Thanksgiving begins I stop to ponder why do we often need a holiday to remind us to give thanks. It is hard in this sinful life to have a grateful spirit. Life makes that challenging, events and our circumstances harden our hearts A grateful spirit becomes more challenging duringContinue reading “Prayer for the Week of Thanksgiving”
Dear Lord, As we welcome this new week may nothing separate us from You today. Teach us how to choose only Your way today so each step leads us closer to You. Help us walk by the Word and not our feelings. It is easy to allow life to distract us and lead us farContinue reading “Prayer for the Week of November 5th”
Dear Father, This week as we celebrate the Reformation it is a reminder of Your grace. Luther struggled with the weight of his sin like many of us. We know we cannot please you in our flesh. Nobody approaches God’s standard of righteousness. Bishop Moule said, “The harlot, the liar, the murderer, are short ofContinue reading “Prayer for Reformation Week”
Loving God, We pray that you will comfort those saints in Sri Lanka in their suffering. We pray for the families who lost loved ones. For those needing healing and surgery lend skill to the hands of their healers. Provide comfort for the long days of recovery and bless the people who will be YourContinue reading “Prayers for Sri Lanka”
After Good Friday I often wonder what Saturday was like. How do you go home and not be changed?
The message of the cross does not age. It does not grow stale. It is even more powerful in the face of persecution.
A prayer to center our lives when we get our priorities mixed up.
Dear Father, As we approach this new week, help us to have a discerning spirit. Guard us against false teachers. The world tries to tell us there is no ultimate truth and that all opinions are equally valid. So, there is no danger of being led astray, so there is no need for caution andContinue reading “Prayer On Philippians 3”
You can’t have a restoration until something is badly broken.