'prayer' Tagged Posts

'prayer' Tagged Posts

Your testimony of victory can lead others to victory

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (KJV) 3 Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; 4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. Life presents in so many ways, and often, we are hard-pressed on every side. We face challenges that are unknown to us and we think…

Have Faith in your Prayer

1 John 5:14 (KJV)  And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: No one truly wants to engage in any unproductive and unprofitable venture in life, especially when it relates to time-consuming things. When and if someone decides to engage in such spiritual activities such as prayer, it must then be that which is indeed both necessary and relevant. It is therefore imperative that we underscore…

Commit your plans (works) to the Lord

Proverbs 16:3 (KJV) Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established. As you begin the new calendar year, it is imperative that you critically consider how you acted and went about things in the previous year. An introspective approach to life helps to avoid pitfalls. We live in a world that demands our attention and on daily basis, we are confronted with too many things to do and to respond to, so much so that we often…

God’s kind of GIVING.

Matthew 6:3 (KJV) But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:  There are many forms of giving in the Bible. In each instance, the Bible is very clear about what qualifies a giving that is both honored by God and that is pleasing to Him. Our gifts are mostly an expression of gratitude towards God and God is most interested in the motives behind the giving as well as the heart condition…

Wisdom for Godly Living

Proverbs 13:20 (KJV)  He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. The Bible presents to us practically every answer we need in handling life circumstances and issues. The power of companionship or friendship can’t be denied. Companions and friendships influence our lives in ways that we cannot deny. So we are encouraged to understand how the choice we make per companionship or friendship ultimately affects our lives. Certain factors may contribute…

Let your Words be Seasoned with Grace!

Proverbs 12:25 King James Version (KJV) Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad. The power of words is not a stretch. It is the catalyst of emotional response and its impacts on the mental processes of an individual. Therefore, the Bible speaks about the values of choice words and the dangers surrounding one’s life with negative words. Anxiety, which is the fear of what the future holds, especially in the light of…

 Seek the Lord and His Strength

1 Chronicles 16:11 (KJV)  Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually. SEEK: Acronym for: Search Earnestly Expectantly Knowing So to seek the Lord is to: Search for his ways and to look to him in Earnest, with Expectations, Knowing that He will be found of you. Let us consider what the writer is saying; he is implying those whom he was writing to had come to a place and point in their lives when they were giving up on seeking God.  It happens when we say…

Oh Lord, My Praise is for You Alone

Isaiah 25:1 (KJV)  O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth. Praise is due to God. Praise is not only the affirmation of who God is through the instrumentality of music but also our lives. As we declare with our mouth and we demonstrate with our lives, our gratitude to God, we offer praise to Him. Praise begins with…

Peace: Our Security!

Philippians 4:7 (KJV) And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. The context of the above scripture underscores the importance of Prayers of Thanksgiving as well as the need for us to be anxious of NOTHING. It becomes imperative that we see the connection between prayer,  thankfulness and peace. Peace which is not the absence of trouble but the contentment of the soul and spirit in the mist of challenges…

Prayer is a Lifestyle

1 Thessalonians 5:17-19 (KJV) Pray without ceasing. Paul a man who understood the pain of persecution,  betrayal, and suffering because of his faith in Christ writes by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit to the church at Thessalonian and implored them to apply three great keys of the Kingdom on their daily lives. 1. He said – Always Be Joyful.  You see Joy is of God and a fruit of the Holy Spirit.  It is more than a disposition that…

Cry Unto the Lord!

Psalm 42:5-6 (KJV) Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance. [6] O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. The psalmist was a man who understood the place of prayer and of sincerity in crying out…