Tag: Prayer for a Mission Minded Christian

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To be poor in spirit is a dangerous prayer

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  (Matt. 5:3) “The poor in spirit know they have lost control, should never have tried to take control, and never again want control.”   (Donald McCullough) What does it mean to be blessed?  For many, the idea of being blessed is to be …

Reading your Bible: 5 Tips on how to cultivate this critical habit

HOW TO READ YOUR BIBLE: Tips for cultivating this critical habit in the Christian life Nothing can really take the place of our own quiet study of God’s Word.  We may measure our growth in grace by the growth of our love for private Bible study; and we may be sure that here is something …

A prayer on how to be an effective spokesman for God

Sometimes, words get stuck at the end of our tongue and we just can’t quite grasp a hold of it to share.  It is during these times that we wish we had a spokesman to speak for us.  Christians do have a spokesman and something we will investigate further as we continue our series, “Prayers …

A prayer to proclaim — even when we don’t feel like it

The psalms in the Bible expresses our soul. It sings both during the good times when our spirits soar and during difficult times when we look for God in the depths of our uncertainty. Our faith is an ongoing song that longs to be heard. We read in Psalm 96, “Sing to the LORD a new …

A prayer for patience when sharing God’s Word with others

When we share the message of the gospel, we hope and pray for an immediate conversion. We conjure up in our minds a wonderful scenario of a person, perhaps a loved one, joyfully receiving salvation and life everlasting. When those golden opportunities to share God’s Word are rejected, we go away disheartened and disappointed. Perhaps we even blame …

Praying for confidence in the power of God’s Word

Rain and snow comes down from the heavens and brings life. There is a purpose behind each raindrop and every snowflake. Rain is often used as a symbol of abundance in the Bible and gives us a unique description of how God uses His Word in this world. The Bible says in Isaiah, “As the …