Month: February 2023

  • God’s mighty power displayed

    “Yet he saved them for his name’s sake, to make his mighty power known.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭106‬:‭8‬ ‭NIV‬‬ How often do we lose sight of the love that Jesus has for you because wee are seeking after power, after understanding, we are seeking after ourselves. God’s act of love and salvation is to bring life and […]

  • The power of the Gospel for the people

    “And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.” ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1‬:‭22‬-‭23‬ ‭NIV‬‬ As the church, how do we see ourselves in light of Jesus Christ? We can think very highly of […]

  • Giving Authority to Jesus

    “and in Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority.” ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭2‬:‭10‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Who has authority over you? We like to think that we have authority over our own lives and to some extent we do but we need to think about who has authority over us. […]

  • Prayer to overcome disappointment

    “and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭5‬:‭5‬ ‭NRSV‬‬ Let us pray. Lord of the journey of life, help us to live in the reality of life. Lord we don’t always get what we really want. […]

  • Prayer for beginning the journey of Lent

    “Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer.” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭12‬:‭12‬ ‭NRSV‬‬ Let us pray. Lord Jesus as we journey through Lent help us to walk towards You. This journey should not be about our accomplishments, about what we can do, about what have done. Lord this journey is to be about coming to […]

  • Forgiven, new, identity

    “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.” ‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭2‬:‭9‬ ‭NRSV‬‬ Too many people are wrapped up in their sins. Their identity has become so tied […]

  • Both need forgiveness

    ““For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” ‭‭John‬ ‭3‬:‭16‬ ‭NRSV‬‬ When we read about Pharisees, how many times do we want ignore the Pharisees’ humanity. Isn’t this problematic for our Christian lives, our beliefs. Yet […]

  • Prayer for family

    “Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others.” ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭2‬:‭3‬-‭4‬ ‭NRSV‬‬ Let us pray. Lord Jesus, You have blessed us with the gift of family. You have given us people to […]

  • Prayer for safety

    “I will both lie down and sleep in peace; for you alone, O Lord, make me lie down in safety.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭4‬:‭8‬ ‭NRSV‬‬ Let us pray. Lord Jesus as we make our way through this life that You have blessed us with, we face times of great joy and freedom. In these times we draw […]

  • Prayer for grace for hardened hearts

    “but he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” So, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.” ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭12‬:‭9‬ ‭NRSV‬‬ Let us pray. Lord Jesus, the world around us is filled with […]