The Forty-Day Word Fast for Lent

Each year since I published this first book, The Forty-Day Word Fast, momentum has built for people to fast hurting words for Lent. Many, many individuals, Bible study groups, Sunday School classes and others are using The Forty-Day Word Fast for Lent.  What is Lent? Lent is the six weeks leading up to Easter. It’s one ofContinue reading “The Forty-Day Word Fast for Lent”

2.6. 2020 Morning Prayers and Teaching

I give Thee thanks today for This Thy Greatest gift. For my Lord’s days on earth: For the record of His deeds of love: For the words He spoke for my guidance: For His obedience unto death: For the presence of His Holy Spirit with me now. Grant the remembrance of the Blessed Life thatContinue reading “2.6. 2020 Morning Prayers and Teaching”

#53 of top 100 Books Read

#53 on top 100 Books listTouching the Invisible by Norman Grubb Who was Norman Grubb? Author of Rees Howell, Intercessor and other great works. He founded the Inter-Varsity Fellowship. While recovering from his bullet wound in 1917 from the war, Grubb was handed a tract about the Heart of Africa Mission and the work ofContinue reading “#53 of top 100 Books Read”

2.5. 2020 Morning Prayer and Teaching

God of rescue and restoration, thank Your for Your great and beautiful mission in the world. Here I am, Lord: fill me with Your Spirit and send me. Day 2 Andrew Murray The True Worshippers “The hour cometh and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in the spirit and in truth:Continue reading “2.5. 2020 Morning Prayer and Teaching”

2.4. 2020 Morning PRAYER AND TEACHING

Almighty and eternal God, I praise Thee for the knocking at my heart’s door that warns me of Thy waiting presence.  I bless Thee for Thy hand upon my life. God of welcome, You invite me into Your family. I sit at Your table and savor Your Word to me. Help me receive all theContinue reading “2.4. 2020 Morning PRAYER AND TEACHING”

2.3. 2020 Morning Prayer Monday

This day, O Lord–give me courtesy:give me meekness of bearing, with the decision of character:give me longsuffering:give me charity:give me sincerity of speech:give me diligence in my allotted task: Grant me the grace to be worthy to be Your ambassador. How to Engage the Scripture in Prayer (Bonhoeffer) The time of meditation (prayer) {on scripture}Continue reading “2.3. 2020 Morning Prayer Monday”

#54 Top 100 Books Read The Necessity of Prayer E.M. Bounds

#54 Top 100 Books The Necessity of Prayer E.M. Bounds Consider the life of E.M. Bounds: The last seventeen years of his life he rose at 4:00 a.m. to pray daily for the cares of the world that were on his heart. He was a renowned lawyer at age 24, who then was called byContinue reading “#54 Top 100 Books Read The Necessity of Prayer E.M. Bounds”

2.2. 2020 Morning Prayers Sunday–The Sabbath

Sabbath Blessing (24/7) May this day bring Sabbath rest to my heart and home. May God’s image in me be restored, and my imagination in God be re-storied. May the gravity of material things be lightened, and the relativity of time slow down. May I know grace to embrace my own finite smallness in theContinue reading “2.2. 2020 Morning Prayers Sunday–The Sabbath”

Raise Your Hand If You Want Correction.

Raise Your Hand If You Want Correction! Wouldn’t you love it if people joyfully received correction when they missed the mark in one area of their life? What a difference it would make in the culture of any Christian fellowship Wow! I recently received a very pointed rebuke. It has set me to ponder whyContinue reading “Raise Your Hand If You Want Correction.”

2.1 2020 Morning Prayer Friday

Eternal Father of my soul, let my first thought today be of Thee, let my first impulse be to worship Thee, my first speech be Thy name, let my first action be to kneel before Thee in prayer. For Thy perfect wisdom and perfect goodness;For love wherewith Thou lovest humankind;For the love wherewith thou lovestContinue reading “2.1 2020 Morning Prayer Friday”