Prayer Journey—Lord of Life

In all the uncertainty in this world, it is reassuring to know you, dear Jesus, are Lord. You are a stable fortress when chaos surrounds me. You are a piercing light driving out the darkest day. You are a comforting balm on the deepest pain. Your Spirit endures against the temporary forces in this world […]

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Bringing Light into the Pit

I was reading Romans chapter 12 and verse 12 caused me to pause: “rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer (NASB).” I reread the verse and noticed how “persevering in tribulation is framed by “rejoicing in hope” and “devoted to prayer.” Hope and prayer are a way to endure tribulations or trials. Trials […]

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Prayer Journey — Eternal God

There are days I am saddened by the dishonor shown to you dear God, the disdain expressed before you. Yet I am reminded of your righteousness, the foundation of your throne. You reign over all the earth. In the history of humanity, no empire, no power on earth has outlived you. You and your word […]

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Vignettes—Forgotten

The air chilled him to the bone. He pulled his coat tighter around himself as he walked, making his rounds. Another lonely night shift in the deserted office building, watching and waiting. He stopped to look out the window at the dark sky above. The night seemed so long waiting for dawn. Hope seemed so […]

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When Darkness Stalks Our Joy

I feel the light begin to wane Darkness knocks at my door An old acquaintance Wanting to pay me a visit . The last time you were here You crushed all my joy Took away any laughter Pulled the shades on the light . Tears well up inside of me Hopelessness seeps in My body […]

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Prayer Journey — Life Giver

The sun sets, marking the end of another day; adding another day to my life. As darkness sets in, I reflect on you dear Lord Jesus — how you bring light to dark places; hope to hopeless situations. You are the giver of life. Every breath I take is a gift from you. Each day […]

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