God speaks to those who listen

After a time of intense prayer and Bible study a few days ago, God spoke this profound, simple message to me, “I speak to those who listen.” More on this to come; read on. I’ve been praying extra lately—as I am sure many of us have been doing. And I have returned to the staplesContinue reading “God speaks to those who listen”

1.28. 2020 Evening Prayer

O unapproachable Light, how can I fold these guilty hands before Thee? How dan I pray to thee with lips that have spoken false and churlish words? A heart hardened with vindictive passions:An unruly tongue:A fretful disposition:An unwillingness to bear the burdens of others:An undue willingness to let others carry my burdens:Fine words hiding shabbyContinue reading “1.28. 2020 Evening Prayer”

1.28. 2020 Morning Prayer Tuesday

Let me now go forth, O Lord my God, to the work of another day, still surrounded by Thy wonderful loving-kindness, still pledged to Thy Loyal service, still standing in Thy strength and not my own. Let me today be a Christian not only in my words but also in my deeds: Let me followContinue reading “1.28. 2020 Morning Prayer Tuesday”

1.27. 2020 Evening Prayer Monday

I falter where I firmly trod,             And falling with my weight of care             Upon the great world’s altar-stairs That slope thro’ darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope…. Eternal God, grant me, I pray Thee, a clearer vision of Thy truth, a greater faith in Thy power, andContinue reading “1.27. 2020 Evening Prayer Monday”

1.27. 2020 Morning Prayer

MONDAY Grant, O most gracious God, that I may carry with me through this day’s life the remembrance of the sufferings and death of Jesus Christ my Lord. For His readiness to suffer for our sakes: For the redemptive passion that filled His heart; For the power of His Cross in the history of theContinue reading “1.27. 2020 Morning Prayer”

1.25. 2020 Evening Prayer

In my heart’s most secret chambers You are waiting to meet and speak to me, freely offering me Your fellowship in spite of all my failures. I open myself to this peace of mind. I leave behind all my fretfulness, all unworthy desires, all thoughts of malice toward others, and all hesitancy in surrendering myContinue reading “1.25. 2020 Evening Prayer”