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Answers to Prayer; June 20, 2021


Psalm 54:7 For he has delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes. The introduction to this Psalm indicates it was written when David was in yet another really tight spot. That … Continue reading

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Blessing Others; June 15, 2021


Psalms 20:1-2 May the Lord answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you. May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion. It’s interesting that this … Continue reading

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Being Heard by God; June 14, 2021


Psalms 17:6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. I think a common characteristic of those who pray a lot is the faith that they are being heard. … Continue reading

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Fellowship with God; June 8, 2021


Job 33:26 He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God’s face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state. This passage (14-30) is one of my favorites in the whole Book … Continue reading

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Prayer and Action; June 4, 2021


Nehemiah 4:9 But we prayed to our God and posted a guard day and night to meet this threat. People who never pray are making a huge mistake, but people who only pray and never act are likewise making a … Continue reading

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Biblical Prayer; June 2, 2021


Nehemiah 1:8 “Remember the instruction you gave your servant Moses.” This whole prayer could hardly be more Biblical. It is entirely focused on God and what He has said, rather than on some sort of wish list. It also definitively … Continue reading

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Fasting; May 31, 2021


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. We don’t often think … Continue reading

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Praying for Others; May 30, 2021


Ezra 6:10 “… so that they may offer sacrifices pleasing to the God of heaven and pray for the well-being of the king and his sons.” King Darius didn’t personally know the Lord, but he had heard enough about Him … Continue reading

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Believing Prayer; May 27, 2021


1 Chronicles 5:20 He answered their prayers, because they trusted in him. Too often, people pray as a last option. We tend to pray when nothing else works out! When I started reading this morning I wondered why I had … Continue reading

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God-Centered Prayer; May 25, 2021


2 Kings 19:19 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God.” Hezekiah’s prayer was spot-on. He acknowledged the track record of his opponent, … Continue reading

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