Spiritual Development

Prayers For Fulfilling Your Ministry

When you know that you know that you know, you can persevere through almost anything.  Paul ends his letter to Timothy with the encouragement to endure in the hope of Christ Jesus and His promise to never leave us or forsake us.  Paul knows the days are evil and the temptation to give in to… Continue reading Prayers For Fulfilling Your Ministry

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Praying Scripture Through Difficult Times

When we look around us and see all the destruction, evil, and madness in our world, it is sometimes hard to pray.  What is the use?  Nothing is going to change, and it seems to get worse.  While Scripture tells us it is going to get worse, there is always hope.  It is the hope… Continue reading Praying Scripture Through Difficult Times

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Discipleship Praying: In Praying For Others We Pray For Ourselves

As one begins to pray God’s Word, one discovers that some passages lend themselves more to a particular type of prayer than others.  Such is the case this week as we pray through 2 Timothy 2.  This portion of Paul’s letter to Timothy, shifts to Paul’s heart for Timothy to be strong in the grace… Continue reading Discipleship Praying: In Praying For Others We Pray For Ourselves