Tag: prayer

A 15-Minute Devotional Outline

This devotional outline takes around 15 minutes to complete. Begin by praising the Triune God, confessing your faith in him, and receiving instruction from...

Lectio Divina: A Method for Daily Devotions

Lectio Divina ("Divine Reading") is an ancient method of prayerfully and contemplatively reading the Scriptures. The content of this article is available as a...

A Prayer for Ukraine (with Scripture Readings)

by Alex Fry and Johnathan Arnold The following prayer was written for use in churches. A PDF version with footnotes may be downloaded here and...

Scriptural and Specific Prayers for Overcoming Anger

In a previous article, “Pray Scripturally and Specifically,” I explained the benefits of praying specific and thoroughly biblical prayers. I’m convinced that the best...

A Devoted Church: Word, Fellowship, Sacrament, Prayer

If we want the church to grow, the single most important thing that we need to do is to be the church.

12 Prayers For the New Year

No one was prepared for the challenges and setbacks of 2020. As a pastor, I was absolutely overwhelmed at times. Like many, I began...

God Said It, I Believe It, Does That Settle It? “Great...

It’s no good claiming God said it, I believe, that settles it, if you haven’t properly understood what God said.

Pray Scripturally and Specifically

Which prayer request best reflects how we should pray? "Lord, be with my kids in a special way"? Or, "Lord, I pray that my children will grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ" (2 Pet. 3:18).

Praying for Muslims During Ramadan

According to Pew Research Center, there are currently around 1.8 billion Muslims globally. From April 23 to May 23 of 2020, Muslims around the...

Our Father Who is in Heaven is Our Father Who Sees...

Daniel prayed, “O Lord, the great and awesome God” (Dan. 9:4). Hannah cried, “O LORD of hosts” (1 Sam. 1:11). Jehoshaphat intreated, “O LORD,...