The freedom we have as people of God is to not live in fear. Like Job, we have the freedom to rail against God for the things that are not our fault and we don’t understand. And in this freedom, somehow, we are able to find peace in our not knowing.
As we pray for our country and our leaders this July 4th, may we pray for them as individuals as well as in their official capacity. As we give thanks for our freedom, may our prayers include freedom for all peoples.
Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore, love is the fulfilling of the law. – Romans 13:10
A Prayer for Mother’s Day…for all of us. Lord, our hearts aren’t proud; our eyes aren’t conceited. We don’t get involved with things too great or wonderful for us. No. But we […]
However, as I read scripture, it doesn’t seem that our prayers really belong locked in our prayer closet.
I can think of a lot of reasons why I’m tired.
Unfortunately, this prayer is ever-new. Lord, forgive us when our thoughts and prayers do not include our actions. May you raise up this current generation to right the wrongs that […]
Another week, another disaster. This week, it was human-made as 59 people were killed and nearly 500 injured in Las Vegas. As I’ve observed before, we are so creative in […]
O Lord, our Rock and our Refuge in times of trouble, there is indeed a longing in our hearts for you. The brokenness of the world seems to have run […]
So when the king’s order and his edict were proclaimed, and when many young women were gathered in the citadel of Susa in custody of Hegai, Esther also was taken […]