Tag Archives: Mark

Troubled? Spend Time With God!

When my dad was fighting in the South Pacific during WWII, my mom would quite uncharacteristically lift her hands to Heaven, pleading for God’s protection over her beloved fiance’. Her prayers held back the forces of the enemy that were

If things have been terrible, expect Seasons of Hope!

It’s the time of year when nature inspires a sense of awe in us. As leaves die, they give forth one final burst of color brighter than the paint on an artist’s palette. The sky takes on an unusually crisp

Not Getting Any Results? Tap into the Power of Thankfulness!

The Psalmist outlines a fantastic pathway to answered prayer. Are you stuck in some dilemma and your answers seem to be on hold? Let’s ramp up the thanks and the vow-keeping and watch God reach down to save. The end

Ever Wonder If God is to Blame For Stuff? Come Closer!

What’s God like? What’s your idea of Him? Angry? Preferring judgment and revenge over mercy? Taking what we love away from us to teach us lessons? An angry, one-eyed schoolmaster with the rod in one hand and a spoonful of

Don’t Let Worry Hold You Hostage!

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and

Have YOUR Problems Produced A”Midnight”?

Does it feel like midnight right now even though its daylight? If it’s the darkest time of your life, Paul and Silas have a strategy that did wonders – signs and wonders – and you might want to give it

Is Your Life Prodding You To Create A War Room?

Have you ever seen the movie, “War Room?” I have to start there, because if you don’t, then the title alone may throw you for a loop! Well, if you don’t know, your “War Room” is really your prayer closet.

Still Waiting on Your New? Super-Size Your Prayers!

How big is too big? How much is too much? Is there a limit to what I can ask of God? Evidently, not. It’s as if God dares me, “Go ahead, push my limits. There are none! Do you want

You Might Just Need….A Prayer to “Say So”!

The Psalmist in chapter 107 outlines four basic types of people that need redemption. To one degree or another, we all have fallen into at least one of these four categories. All dilemmas equally desperate, the remedy is the same:

Don’t Give in To Fricking Despair, Claim Psalm 136:1!

When the going gets tough, the tough repeat this phrase over and over (or a variation thereof): “Give thanks to God for He is still good in spite of these circumstances, and His faithful love will endure longer than this

Anxious? There’s An Antidote!

Are you carrying cares that weigh you down? Did you know it is possible to delegate those cares to Someone else, Someone who can actually take action that will bring about change? Delegating those cares is not easy, though. Not

Who Said Life Was Supposed To Be “Happy All The Time”?

There is no "happy ever after" in this life. There is just "endure to the end happily." Expecting a life free from pain and sorrow and filled with nothing but fun and happiness is unrealistic, even though the

Waiting on answers to prayers? 9 Bible verses to assure you that God hears you!

We can often make the mistake that if God doesn't answer our prayers with a "yes", or if He doesn't answer them in good time, then He hasn't answered them at all - and isn't planning to either. After all,

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