Powerful Prayer Tip – Have a Stand Plan

*This post contains affiliate links There are two things that I think most horrifying – meeting up with a bear or an aggressive dog.  In both circumstances, it is not recommended that I run.  Oh, I would want to.  I would probably do it anyway.  My natural survival inclination would compel me to run, run, run! In the 1999 comic movie, Run-Away Bride, Julia Robert’s…

Powerful Prayer Tip – Use God’s Answers to Man’s Questions

Christ’s last prayer on this earth was in the form of a question. A prayer is any form of communication directed to God. Our Lord asks God a serious question—“Why have you forsaken me?” or in other words, “Why have you abandoned me?” Of all the things Christ spoke on this earth, this question in Matthew 27:46 is the most perplexing, don’t you think? Did…

Powerful Prayer Tip – Know When To Stop

  Have you ever cleaned out your prayer closet?  At year-end, I cleaned out my Prayer Closet Organizer before moving into my next one.  I went through all of my Prayer Petition entries and noted the ones that had not been answered.  In that moment of transition, I had to decide which ones to leave behind and which ones to list in the back of…

Powerful Prayer Tip Tuesday – 5 Questions to Ask God When Something Goes Wrong

I am truly annoyed by telemarketers, especially the ones who call me repeatedly even though I am listed on the National Do-Not-Call Registry.  If you are a parent, you know how exhausting it can be when your kids ask you over and over again for something.  No one likes to be hounded about anything.  Agree?  This is what makes God so wonderfully unique; He actually…

Powerful Prayer Tip Tuesday – How to Go to that Place Where God’s Graciousness Abounds

I have found the place where God’s graciousness intersects with our defining moments. Welcome to Powerful Prayer Tip Tuesday! I think the most intimate picture of a conversation between God and mankind is that of God with Cain.  Even though sin had severed the direct relationship between God and mankind, this transaction comes across as one that was intimately personal. 2bNow Abel kept flocks, and…