Tag Archives: Prayer

Does God Answer Prayer?

Our family went to Hershey Park for a weekend getaway a few years ago. If you’ve gone before, you know that they have Hershey characters that also act as tools to determine a child’s height so they know what kind … Continue reading

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What Pain Teaches Us

I was listening to The Holy Post Podcast last week when one of the hosts, Skye Jethani, told of a book, The Gift of Pain, written by Phillip Yancy and Paul Brand. Dr. Brand is a world-renowned surgeon who grew … Continue reading

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Standing By the Tent

In Exodus 33:7-14, we read a brief description of the Tent that Moses pitched outside the Israelite camp. This Tent was called The Tent of Meeting. It was where Moses would go to speak with God and learn God’s guidance. … Continue reading

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Seeking The Welfare of Our Nation

Today, Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th President of The United States of America. There are many in our community who will celebrate the incoming President. There are many others who would’ve liked a different outcome. As Americans, … Continue reading

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Wesley Covenant Prayer

This prayer of John Wesley has been on my heart for a while. I wanted to share it with you (The language has been updated a bit). I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you … Continue reading

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Praying The Scriptures: Colossians

One of the best ways that we can pray is to pray the Scriptures. After all, they are the Word of God. We can pray these truths in our own lives and in the lives of those around us. In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prayer

I’ve had several books that I am working on this month and I’ve finished them all about the same time. This book, Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Timothy Keller is the latest. Keller, as many of you … Continue reading

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Praying Through the News

The other day, I had the evening news on. The kids were home, so the evening news on the TV is worse than not having the TV on. Abbie, our oldest, asks, “Why do you watch the news?” There are … Continue reading

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A Child’s Prayer

The other night at dinner our eldest daughter, Abbie, prayed this line as part of her dinner blessing- “Help us to be proactive in loving our neighbors.” I was caught off-guard for a few reasons. First, that she used proactive … Continue reading

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On Sunday, we continued our series on The Lord’s Prayer called “Pray Like Jesus” by looking at the phrase “Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.” Forgiveness is central to the Biblical narrative. Jesus died on the cross, … Continue reading

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