Tag: prayer

WAIT!

That’s a four-letter word.  I don’t like it.  Waiting isn’t an easy thing to do when you see the goal you want to reach.  Being still and patient takes a lot of discipline.  I haven’t always been good a waiting. So what’s up with waiting?  Is it a game...

How Do You Pray For A Healing?

One of the most difficult things in life is when someone we love needs a miracle of healing. When they receive a bad report from the doctor it hits us in the gut and we feel helpless. Our prayers go to another level. Right now as I type this...

@#$%! I Was Just Praying!

This week I walked across the street during my lunch break to a church which was open for prayer.  I walked inside.  It was quiet, air-conditioned and no one else was around.  Perfect. It was the perfect setting for prayer.  I spent a while there praying and sitting quietly....

When Prayers Get Stale

It is a challenge to maintain a consistent prayer life.  We all know the importance of prayer but if we have to be honest, sometimes it can get stale.  I know that I get tired hearing words come out of my mouth.  The same petitions daily.  It’s exciting when...

When Prayers Make Things Worse

Have you ever prayed for something or someone and things got worse instead of better?  Answers you desperately wanted worked opposite of how you had prayed.  Without a doubt, this seriously causes your faith to take a hit.   I can tell you that trying to understand it is...

There Is A God And I Ain’t Him

It’s hard to wait on God to do something.  You pray the prayers and engage your faith yet you wait.  I don’t know about you but I’m not any good at waiting.   I have even found myself telling God how He could get something done.  Yeah, I’m sure...

Listening To God:  How does He speak to us today?

There have been numerous books and classes taught on how to listen to God.  I have often said that the main obstacle with prayer is that God doesn’t talk to us like you and I talk to each other – in an audible voice.  I have been puzzled by...