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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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Lukewarm

As with any relationship, our relationship with the Lord can over time become “lukewarm.” In such times, we lack the passion, the desire, the zeal we once had. We get sloppy about our obedience. We often think we “have it together,” but it’s clear that something is just not right. 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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Unlimited Access

We are able to come to this place of intimacy with God without fear. We may come with confidence. Continue reading

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Spiritual Wisdom and Understanding (Oct 4)

Paul is thankful and encouraged by the progress of the Colossian Christians. Yet he knows that there is much more that God wants to do in their lives. So he continues to pray for them. The prayer he prays is a powerful one; one that could become a regular part of your prayer life. Continue reading

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Joy in the House of Prayer (Sept 28)

Prayer should be a joyful experience. Whether personal times of prayer, or corporate times of prayer, those times should be characterized by joy.  Continue reading

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Where to Turn? (Sept 21)

King Hezekiah was confronted by the threat of a huge army with a ruthless reputation. Assyria’s Field Commander (the Rabshakeh) brought a warning in which he mocked God and warned of great devastation. What is a King to do?  Continue reading

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Seeking the Blessing of God (Aug 9)

uilding the temple—it brought him to his knees. They needed “some reviving to set up the house of God, to repair its ruins…” (9:10 ESV). God had been faithful to bless, but the continued hand of the Lord was needed. Continue reading

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The Agony and the Ecstasy (July 26)

o you know the agony and ecstasy of being an intercessor? Paul did. He clearly understood that intercession was at the heart of the work God had called him to. Yes, it was often a struggle to “pray through” as he stood in the gap for those he ministered to. He knew the agony of intercession—but he also knew its joys. Continue reading

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God is the Strength of My Heart (July 15)

Some questions just can’t be answered to the heart’s satisfaction. Questions like: “Why do the wicked prosper?” Continue reading

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