Oct 172017
Don't despair!

   May Samuel’s words to the people of his day guide us well: “As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you” (1 Samuel 12:23).   It’s easy to get disillusioned over the complex problems our nation faces- – not just in politics but […]

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Aug 312017
Join me in my struggle

“I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ…to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me” (Romans 15:30). To be a missionary in today’s world- One has to separate himself from the I-want-it-now culture we live in. Results on the mission field can be slow going! So it’s not uncommon for […]

Aug 242017
God Often Does That

“Look, the days are coming”—this is the LORD’s declaration—“when I will fulfill the good promises that I have spoken concerning the house of Israel and the house of Judah.” Jeremiah 33:14.  The prophet Jeremiah told us God would fulfill His promise of a Saviour.   The people could look forward to someone who would save them from […]

Jun 072017
The Ultimate Purpose of Prayer

“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:9-10). Prayer is not meant to change God’s mind. But to change us and align our thinking with God’s. When we begin our prayer with praise- – we take the focus off […]

Jun 012017
Harmony With His Will

“Jesus said, “If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask Him!.” Matthew 7:11. Terry was in the habit of praying very specifically for what she wanted. She told God in great detail […]