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What Do You Need?

What is your need? Bring it to Jesus. He asks, “What do you want me to do for you?” Continue reading

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Praying and Going

Confronted by the immense need, Jesus called the disciples to pray.  He told them, “the harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field” (9:37). Continue reading

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Bring Them to Jesus

All around us are friends in desperate need of an encounter with Jesus. Two stories in Matthew 9 remind us that we can be used by God to bring people to Jesus. Continue reading

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Waiting in Expectation

We all know the struggle the Psalmist describes. We pray and pray and wonder if God is listening. We lay our requests before the Lord and wait eagerly for the answer. Continue reading

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A Healing Community

James describes the church as a healing community: A place where the broken and wounded can come to find people filled with faith and love. It is a place where needs are met through prayer; It is a place where “it’s OK” to “not be O.K.”; where people are honest and transparent about their true condition–no masks needed. Continue reading

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Standing in the Gap

What a haunting verse. I was looking for an intercessor, a prayer warrior, someone to stand in the gap, but I found none. Continue reading

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Your Most Important Prayer Partner

As we come to God in Jesus name, we join him in his work of intercession. What an incredible truth. You may feel alone in your prayers and intercession for those you love, but you are not alone. Jesus is there praying with you. You may feel alone as you pray, frustrated by the trials and temptations, wondering if you will overcome, but you are not alone. Jesus is there praying for you. Continue reading

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Drifting

Drifting is subtle and it is dangerous. Continue reading

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Watchmen

Watchmen are the serious prayer warriors who give God no rest until he fulfills his promises and accomplishes the vision he has given. Some assume that once they’ve received a vision from God of what is to be accomplished, that the hard work of prayer is over. The watchmen know that the hard work of persistent prayer has only begun. Continue reading

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Learning to Pray from Paul

Do you ever pray the prayers of Paul? Let me encourage you to do that. Pray them for yourself, and everyone else on your prayer list. Pray them for your pastor and church. Almost every one of the epistles of Paul has at least one prayer. They are all gems. You can learn a lot about prayer through them. Continue reading

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