Lord, Teach Us To Pray

We are discussing prayer and meditation this week on the blog. Check out this week's 23 Things here. Who better person to learn prayer from than our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Matt. 5:44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you Matt. 6:5-9 “And when you pray, do not... Continue Reading →

Starter Prayers

I have been thinking recently about prayers that God has answered in my life. In the past week, I can think of two that he answered. I need to pay more attention to these answered prayers. Our pastor told of how George Mueller recorded all of his answered prayers and it totaled 300,000. For those... Continue Reading →

The Day I Prayed For A-Rod

Jesus tell us to love our enemies and pray for those who curse us (Matthew 5:44). I have prayed for terrorists in the past and even voiced a prayer that those who hate Christians will be exposed to the light of Jesus Christ. But one of the hardest people for me to pray for was... Continue Reading →

3 Ways To Concentrate During Prayer

I try to pray every day. I also try to have some moments of silence where I am just thinking about God. But, inevitably these exercises will be made more difficult because of the flood of random thoughts that cross my mind and often take control of my mind to where I end up thinking... Continue Reading →

Kick Starting Your Prayer Life

I once heard of a lady who began training for a marathon. Her initial training included the simplest of goals. "Can I run to the next lightpost?" Her approach was to start at the most basic level and work from there. Just a year later she ran in her first marathon. What if we took... Continue Reading →

Spiritual Enrichment Workout: Recap

So we have the four elements to our workout: 1. Warm-up - Fixed-Hour Prayer (3 minutes) 2. Core - Scripture reading (4-5 minutes) 3. Strength - Prayer (3-5 minutes) 4. Cardio - Devotional reading (1-2 minutes) I have placed the estimated time it takes to go through each element in parenthesis. On most days this... Continue Reading →

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