Stay Connected to the True Vine: Prayer

"I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." (John 15:5, NIV) J E S U S. He is the Source that gives us life. When we are connected to Him, we bear fruit. Fruit … Continue reading Stay Connected to the True Vine: Prayer

Praying Over Our Emotions

Our emotions can change like the weather. They can fluctuate depending on things that are happening in our lives. You can start off fine, and then someone can come along and say something to make you angry or sad. Or you can be having a bad day, and someone can say something that makes you … Continue reading Praying Over Our Emotions

Is God Listening?

Psalm 34:17(NIV), "The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles." Has anyone besides me ever asked themselves this question, “Is God Listening?” I know I've asked myself this question more times than I can even remember throughout my relationship with Jesus. Usually for me, as a Christian, … Continue reading Is God Listening?

Prayer to Trust God

Father, Thank you for allowing us to see this day. We pray that You will show us how to trust You, even when we do not understand what is going on. Learning to trust You is not always easy, but it is something that develops as our relationship with You grows. As we trust You, … Continue reading Prayer to Trust God

A New Year’s Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, We are thankful that You have allowed us to enter into a brand new year. We give ourselves to You, just as we are. Any worries we have we commit them to You right now and we choose to trust in You, our all powerful, all knowing, ever present God. In 1 … Continue reading A New Year’s Prayer

Life is Short, Make Everyday Count

James 4:14(NIV),"Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes." Just about a week ago, I was telling a coworker about the influx of car accidents I’ve been seeing over the last couple of weeks while driving … Continue reading Life is Short, Make Everyday Count

In the morning, O Lord, hear my voice

Psalm 5:3 In the morning, O LORD, hear my voice. In the morning I lay my needs in front of you, and I wait. Psalm 119:147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. There is something special about the stillness and the quietness of early Morning Prayer. Because everything … Continue reading In the morning, O Lord, hear my voice