The other day I was sitting on the floor in an airport waiting for a flight. There was severe weather all around, it was already over an hour past the time I was supposed to take off, and my plane… Read More ›
Interesting during times of tragedy when people of all stripes tend to come together through prayer and offer prayers as a comfort to victims, families, and communities, that the godless among us consider heartfelt prayers either meaningless platitudes that should be done away with, outright offensive, or both.
This is the heart of the Christian message—God cares so deeply about each one of us that he has provided a way for us to have an authentic, intimate relationship with him. Prayer is one of the incredible blessings of the Christian faith, for the more we believe, the more God reveals himself.
“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.”
– James 1:19
Thank you for this life you have given me, you are so good but you are also to be feared. I pray that I would always be in awe of you. You are the one that can throw body and spirit into the pit of fire.
I published the prayer below before 2017 began and thought it was worth a reboot. I pray this prayer in earnest every day but, I have to be honest, I have squandered more than a few seconds and have not… Read More ›
Something a little different for the Marriage Monday post, a simple book recommendation. 31 Prayers For My Wife is a compilation of prayers that were carefully composed based on areas of life that almost every wife faces. As you use… Read More ›