Serious and Watchful in Prayer

I have always been intrigued by the Gospels’ record of key moments in the life of Simon Peter: being called as one of Christ’s disciples. being commended by Christ. being rebuked by Christ when it was needed. But by the time of writing the two Bible books that bear his name, Peter is a mature […]

Call to Prayer – Week 7

In everything, give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus. The theme of our online call to prayer is going to be thankfulness or gratitude, but I wonder, why do we focus on gratitude? Well, the Bible is replete in challenging us to do so. I’d just like to remind you […]

Being Grateful & Thankful in Prayer

“In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thessalonians 5:18, NASB). The theme of our next online Call To Prayer will be thankfulness and gratitude. The Bible is replete with calls to give thanks and to be grateful. Indeed, gratitude should be characteristic of a disciple and embedded […]

Pray Without Ceasing

“Pray without ceasing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 At times, this verse has been challenging for me as I’ve pondered it for most of my adult life. How is it possible to pray without ceasing? One day, it dawned on me that praying without ceasing means that our walk with God is so close, so genuine, that […]