Lord, sometimes I foolishly try to carry the weight of my burdens on my shoulders. Forgive me for not trusting you to carry them for me. Help me to set them down and relinquish those burdens to your strength and wisdom.
Lord, when I really contemplate these verses, wow! How many times have I broken your two greatest commandments? How often have I loved the things of the world more than I love you? And do I really love my neighbors as much as I love myself? Forgive me, Lord, for breaking your commandments. Give meContinue reading “The Greatest Commandments”
“We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defense. We pray when there’s nothing else we can do, but God wants us to pray before we do anything at all. Most of us would prefer, however, to spend our time doing something that willContinue reading “Prayer”
Father, this today I pray for those who are afraid. I pray you will calm their fears and ease their anxieties. Enable them to rest in you and trust that you love them unconditionally and will provide all their needs.
“What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.” Corrie Ten Boom
Last night I woke up around 4:30. I spent some time in prayer before curling up, ready to fall back asleep. But God had other plans. He kept bringing II Chronicles 7:14 to my mind. “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turnContinue reading “If My People”