Posts from July 2021

Posts from July 2021

Sound Words

SOUND WORDS, JULY 25, 2021

Prayers of Jesus David is the best example of variety and content in prayer, but Jesus is the ultimate example. Our omniscient and omnipotent God prayed often and fervently while in the flesh. He prayed before making major decisions. He prayed for his disciples and their future work and wellbeing. He prayed for little children. He prayed before meals. He prayed before suffering and dying. He often prayed alone, sometimes late into the night. Why would an all-knowing and all-powerful…
Sound Words

SOUND WORDS, JULY 18, 2021

Prayers of David David may well be the ideal example of how to pray. His prayers range in content from absolute despair to unbridled praise of God. David rose from the position of lowly shepherd to King of Israel. His life was filled with work, music, fear and excitement. He went from sleeping on the ground to absolute luxury. He experienced difficulties in many forms. Dangerous animals threatened the flocks in his care. David’s older brothers did not respect him…
Sound Words

SOUND WORDS, JULY 11, 2021

Hannah’s Prayer We often fail to pray until we feel a desperate need even though we have the privilege of constant access to God. Many times, our desperation is the result of our own poor decisions. In such cases it is indeed appropriate to appeal to God. Simon was told to repent and to pray for forgiveness. (Acts 8:22) We must understand and accept that forgiveness does not usually mean escaping consequence. “For what credit is it if, when you…
Sound Words

SOUND WORDS, July 4, 2021

Prayer Prayer is a powerful form of communication. The power of prayer does not come from the language in which it is spoken. The power of prayer does not come from the eloquence of the speaker. The power of prayer lies in the relationship between man and God. It is only God to whom it is permissible to pray, and only God has the power to answer prayer. God conversed directly with Adam in the Garden of Eden. One such…
Moments Wisdom

MOMENTS WISDOM – JUly 4, 2021

MOMENTS WISDOM A day without prayer is a day without blessing, and a life without prayer is a life without power. Edwin Harvey Four things let us ever keep in mind: God hears prayer, God heeds prayer, God answers prayer, and God delivers by prayer. E.M. Bounds The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. James 5:16 NKJV We must lay before him what is in us; not what ought to be in us. C.S. Lewis
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