Our Savior’s Prayer

Our Savior’s Prayer

And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed. Matthew 26:39 There are several instructive features in the prayer that Jesus prayed in Gethsemane, as He faced His hour of trial. It was lonely prayer. He withdrew even from His three favored disciples....
Cheerfully Pray for One Another

Cheerfully Pray for One Another

From the devotional “Morning and Evening” by Charles Haddon Spurgeon. “Pray for One Another.” James 5:16 Be encouraged to cheerfully offer intercessory prayer, by remembering that such prayer is the sweetest God ever hears. The prayer of Christ is of this...
Praying, Before & After

Praying, Before & After

How many of you bow your heads and thank God before you receive your meals each day? In his first letter to Timothy, the apostle Paul told his young disciple that we are to receive our food with thanksgiving and to ask God to sanctify it through the means of prayer (I...
Victory

Victory

O Divine Redeemer, great was Your goodness in undertaking my redemption, in consenting to be made sin for me, in conquering all my foes. Great was Your strength in enduring the Father’s divine wrath, in taking away the load of my iniquities. Great was Your love in...
Because He Cares for You

Because He Cares for You

“…cast all your anxieties upon Him, because He cares for you…” (I Peter 5:7). As part of my morning devotions, I spend time reading from a Puritan book of prayers titled The Valley of Vision.  In the prayer that I studied this morning, the following line caught my...