Frequently in our lives there seems to be a “disconnect” between prayer and action. Those who are inspired by action have little time for prayer, while those who focus on prayer never get around to doing anything. Nehemiah gives us a beautiful example of prayer leading to action.Read More
When something hard happens in your life, like unexpected illness or financial difficulty, the dissolution of a relationship or the loss of a dream, how do you respond? Do you pray, committing your pain and confusion to God? Or do you pick yourself up and carry on as if nothing has changed?Read More control, prayer, Good Shepherd
I curled in a fetal position, dark eddies of despair threatening to overtake me. My world was crashing down around me. I gasped out to God for help, for a small measure of peace. Over time, he pulled me from that dark place. But it didn’t come easy. I had to believe God could – and would – take those burdens I carried …Read More despair, prayer, hope, rest, dépression
There’s no denying that Revelation is bit strange. Back in chapter 6 we watched as six seals were broken and evil flooded the world, but the seventh seal never materialized. Have you been wondering about it?
Now at last it’s opened, but instead of the expected destruction, all we have is the sound of silence.Read More prayer, light, destruction, seals