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His Glory Our Comfort

    “Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, He will give it to you.” John 16:23b (ESV) I prayed many years for my husband to be healed of his anxiety and depression, before fully recognizing my motive for this prayer may not align with God’s plans.  It seemed like a wonderful and decent prayer, but why wasn’t God answering?  Often found myself praying and pleading with God, “Why aren’t You healing, Oh Lord?” My faithful prayer was without ceasing and I continually poured out my heart to God.  I was asking …

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Day 1 Prayer

    Monday: Scripture:  Philippians 4:6-7 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by supplication and prayer, present your petitions to God, and His peace which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. This is wonderful advice, but at age almost one hundred three. still I have not attained that goal; however, believe that I have made some progress. But need to remind myself that if I trust God completely, there will be no room for anxiety. So my prayer is for our Father in heaven to increase your faith and mine. Amen.   Doris Lisemby …

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Need Wisdom? Ask God

If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. James 1:5 One short verse, but so much truth here! Let’s unpack it together: Humility The verse begins, If any of you lacks wisdom. In order to receive, we must first acknowledge we lack it! A prideful heart resists asking for help. Self-sufficiency is a chief stumbling block to attaining wisdom. Ask God God is the source of wisdom. When we go looking elsewhere, true wisdom will elude us. At best, we will get a band-aid rather …

Lee Merrill

Cynthia interviews Lee Merrill from Prayer Gifts ministry.  Lee’s journey of writing prayers infused with scriptures has impacted her life as well as those that receive the encouraging gifts.