Because of Jesus, we can approach our Father in heaven in prayer anytime and anywhere. He doesn’t care about the right words. We can never bug him too much. As God’s children, we have confidence that he will hear and answer us every time.
Pray From Memory or From the Heart?
Is it better to pray a memorized prayer or a prayer from the heart?
How Should I Pray?
Do you struggle with what to pray about and how to pray? Pastor Phil shares a tip to help you pray.
The Power of Prayer
Do you believe that prayer works?
Flawed but Blessed: How Boldly Can I Pray?
In the strangest scene of Jacob’s story, God appears and wrestles with him for hours. Despite God’s superior strength, “Jake the Snake” refuses to loosen his python grip until God blesses him. After decades of grabbing on to sin, Jacob finally grabs on to God. In the same way, we grip God in prayer, holding on to his promises until he blesses us.
Answer to prayer
Have you ever said that something was an “answer to prayer”? That phrase is freely used to refer to any number of situations where…
The more ideas we have for prayer, the better!
I had a headache. I was tired. I had worked that morning, been in the car for three hours, and attended my son’s eighth-grade…
When God doesn’t answer your prayers (the way you hoped he would)
As our family started talking about a summer vacation, we had one thing in mind: the blue-green water and flourlike sand of the Caribbean….
Worth the effort
Take a second and think about your prayer life. How’s it going? Do you find plenty of time for daily prayer, or do you…
Pray for your leaders
Whenever there’s a presidential campaign, based on the candidates’ promises, it seems as if we are all hoping for an earthly savior, one who…
Keep praying for your pastor
“It’s a good life.” That’s how a friend of mine who is a pastor describes his career. Isn’t that awesome? At the same time,…
Praying for your spouse
A few years ago, my pastor preached a sermon on marriage. He gave us a prayer he thought we might find helpful as we…
Time to pray
“Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering” (Hebrews 13:3). Beheadings,…