Tag Archives: Prayer

Filling Your Empty Bottle

If there is one piece of advice I find myself giving people over and over again is their need for renewal. In our fast-pace lives it seems we are always giving of ourselves but never refilling our tanks to ensure there is enough to give in the future. The result is obvious – burnout. But […]

Your Part of the Deal

There’s this old joke about a guy who lives in a town and a flood is coming. The police go door-to-door and when they reach this guy he refuses to leave, telling the cops, “The Lord will save me.” Sure enough the flood hits the town and it’s bad; the man’s house starts to fill […]

God’s Timing

I turned 49 years old last week and I have to say that I’m not crazy about getting older. But there has been one advantage that I greatly appreciate – as I age I have a better understanding of and greater appreciation for God’s timing. Intellectually we know that God’s timing is perfect, but emotionally […]

Praying the Scriptures

I bought this new book called Teach Us to Pray – 365 Prayers from the Bible by Timothy J. Beals. The premise is praying the scriptures. If you’ve not heard that term before I’m excited to share the concept. I found praying the scriptures is one of the most powerful ways I connect with God. […]

Can You Hear Him Now?

I just finished cooking my wife dinner and am listening to INXS’ Devil Inside. Perfect song for what I’m about to write! Lately it seems a theme is emerging from some of the things I’ve noticed in my Sunday morning adult Sunday school and in my Wednesday night Bible study. Believe me, I didn’t plan […]