Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pray Here – 13

Prayers of celebration, in the form of praise, abound in scripture.  God is praised for His mercy, goodness and creative genius.  The Psalmist David wrote, “One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts. They … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 12

When it’s Time to Celebrate At this moment I have just returned from a retirement celebration.  The honoree asked me to pray because she wanted to give praise to God, even as her co-workers praised her for her years of … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 11

Therefore, we will approach prayer as our needs appear on the surface and seek to resolve our questions with Biblical truth.  We will consider our prayers “here” and “here”.   At times we will risk praying during circumstances that test our … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 10

Once we learn to worry less about the logistics of prayer, we can enjoy it for what it is: communication and communion with our Creator.  This doesn’t mean we should disregard what God might be calling us to do at any … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 9

What Can I Expect Here?  The real question is not where we pray, or even our method of prayer, but rather the expectations God and we, His creation, bring into our encounters with one another.   God’s desires are clearly stated in … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 8

Is There A Wrong Place to Pray?  As I write this devotion, the U.S. Supreme Court has just decided by a vote of 5-4, that it is permissible to offer public prayer before government meetings.  There is plenty of opportunity … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 7

But how do we pray continually?  Do we need a strategy, agenda or date book, or does our time with God occur more organically?  I think both. I can compare my walk with God with my relationship with my wife.  … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 6

Pray Where?  Prayer in the Bible occurs in many locations for a variety of reasons.  I have two personal favorites, perhaps because they are indelibly etched in my mind by Flannelgraph pictures I saw as a child.  If you have … Continue reading

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Pray Here – 5

Prayer is a means of discerning God’s will, as well as an avenue through which we journey in that will.  Sometimes we ask for God’s leading and at other times we react to His prompting.  But regardless of the circumstance, prayer … Continue reading

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