Prayer Journey — Friendship

I praise you dear God for friends; long-term friends who have walked with us through very difficult times. Their prayers have lifted us up when we have been too weak to raise our hands to you dear Lord. When trials made it difficult to find words to cry out to you dear God, their words […]

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Friday Faith

When the LORD brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, And our tongue with joyful shouting; Then they said among the nations, “The LORD has done great things for them.” The LORD has done great things for us; We are glad. – […]

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Sunday Praise

Shout for joy, O heavens! And rejoice, O earth! Break forth into joyful shouting, O mountains! For the LORD has comforted His people And will have compassion on His afflicted. – Isaiah 49:13 (NASB)

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Prayer Journey — Joy

You dear Lord are the source of joy, pure joy. Nothing on this earth can match the joy you bring to my soul. Though trials may persist, they do not extinguish the joy you bring. Though my heart may be saddened, you lift me up. Though I struggle, you give me hope. May your wisdom […]

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Sunday Praise

Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they were amazed. And he *said to them, “Do not be amazed; you are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who has been crucified. He has risen; He is not here; behold, here is the place where they laid […]

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Sunday Praise

The crowds going ahead of Him, and those who followed, were shouting,“Hosanna to the Son of David; BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD; Hosanna in the highest!” – Matthew 21:9 (NASB)

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The Battle is Already Won

In John 16, Jesus is warning his disciples what will happen after he returns to his Father after his death and resurrection. They are words that still resonate for us today. He senses they are upset and confused: “But because I have said these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart (John 16:6, NASB).” […]

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