Jesus’ Manifesto – Stop Praying that God has Mercy?

God recently drew my attention to a vain repetition I had been using in prayers lately. Matthew 6:7 discourages us from making vain (meaningless) repetitions in prayer, but here I was, doing just that. Saying this one phrase over and over no matter what the circumstance had become a bad habit for me until God drew my attention to it. How did He speak to…

A Moment of Clarity: Why “Anytime Now” is Not the Correct Attitude When Expecting God to Answer Your Prayer

In the past as I have lifted up prayer requests to God, I have often done so with the attitude of wanting God to answer them “anytime now”. I am always ready for Him to answer my prayers, but what if He did answer immediately? Do you suppose it would cost us something? More than likely. Watch my video to find out why. For Your…

From My Prayer Closet: Losing Precious Things, Making Room for God’s Things

I am going to impart something new to you for when you are suffering a loss. I am not talking about losing a loved one in death, but losing something that you really wanted. I want to show you how God can use it to make room in your heart for something else…something God wants accomplished. As I have already shared, I have never considered…

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From My Prayer Closet: Overcoming Anxiousness in Prayer

Have you ever been so grieved over a matter that you thought you might lose it…in public? This is how I felt last Sunday at church. It is not that I don’t feel that I can’t cry at church, but I wanted to break down and sob, and I just felt that I needed to hold it together. I am the kind of “suffer-in-silence” type….