Tag: prayer

How to Know Some Secrets

How to Know Some Secrets

Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jer. 33:3 Infants naturally cry out when uncomfortable or in need of something. As children of God, we have needs that God wants us to call on Him. That was our default position before the fall. Sin led to a broken […]

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Accepting Your Role as A Watchman!

Accepting Your Role as A Watchman!

I have posted watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the Lord, give yourselves no rest, and give him no rest till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise of the earth. Isa. 62:6-7 A Watchman over a city is constantly alert and looks out for any approaching enemy […]

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A Prayer to Pray Each Day

A Prayer to Pray Each Day

Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress. (Isa. 33:2) This is a great prayer each of us should offer every morning. It starts with asking God to be gracious or compassionate to us. As people who have sinned against God, we do not have a right to […]

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The Practice of Praying to a God Who Listens

The Practice of Praying to a God Who Listens

If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re a parent, a grandparent, an uncle, an aunt, a caregiver in these wild and crazy times. And you need a little (or maybe a lot of) extra help. Raising and pouring love into a child is an amazing calling. But let’s be honest: it’s also incredibly difficult. Caring for children stretches our […]

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Pastoral  Letter: When God Answers Prayer

Pastoral  Letter: When God Answers Prayer

For unavoidable reasons, this pastoral letter is coming out at the end of the month instead of the beginning. Also, the theme is on a different topic, rather than the continuation of the series on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. The reason for the latter is already indicated in the title of the letter, When God Answers Prayer. The […]

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Beyonce Mass

The Beloved Community and the Heresy of White Replacement: How “Beyoncé Mass” gave me hope after the Buffalo massacre

At approximately 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, a white supremacist terrorist—motivated by a fear that whites were being “replaced” by immigrants and the growth of nonwhite Americans—massacred 10 people and injured three others in predominately Black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York. As this 18-year-old young man unleashed a deadly barrage of more than 70 rounds from an assault rifle with […]

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Pastoral Letter: Prayer – A Mystery Known and Unknown

Pastoral Letter: Prayer – A Mystery Known and Unknown

” Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire, uttered or unexpressed. The motion of a hidden fire, that trembles the breast.”- James Montgomery “We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties”. Oswald Chambers. ” Prayers don’t have to be long or eloquent They need only come from a sincere and humble heart”. Author unknown. ” God […]

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30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World

30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World

The 30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World, is an international movement that began in 1993. It calls the church to make a deliberate but respectful effort to learn about, pray for and reach out to our world’s Muslim neighbors. It coincides annually with the important Islamic month of religious observation — Ramadan, a time of the year when Muslims […]

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A Prayer for Loved Ones Far from God

A Prayer for Loved Ones Far from God

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. John 15:7 As believers, we know where true hope is found. We’re incredibly grateful for the love and forgiveness of Christ. We’ve been set free; redeemed for His purposes. And yet, as most all of us know so very […]

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Which Side of Acts 1 Are You On?

Which Side of Acts 1 Are You On?

Which side of Acts 1 are you living on when you wake up each morning? (Photo| ECWA Archieve) Are you living on the right side of
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