Nothing Takes the Place of Prayer

Nothing Takes the Place of Prayer

You and I cannot make contact with God without prayer. If we don’t make that connection, no matter how sincere our intentions, we will not see a change in the circumstances of our life.  Pastor and author Dr. Charles Stanley wrote of prayer: “I would say to anybody:...

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God Uses Flawed People

God Uses Flawed People

Moses had been called to lead a company of people that continually grumbled, complained, and finally mutinied. It was not surprising that eventually, Moses’ patience reached its breaking point, and in anger, he failed to follow God’s instructions. He disobeyed God at...

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Obedience, Praise, and Power

Obedience, Praise, and Power

Imagine how Joshua must felt have when God ordered him to have the children of Israel march around Jericho for seven days. He was still new in the job of leading the Jewish people, and he had the unenviable task of following Moses in that role. Now he was facing a...

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“God Heard”

“God Heard”

Hannah, wife of Elkanah, a Kohathite of the tribe of Levi, must have felt a great sense of despair when, month after month, she remained barren.  Hannah might have felt that by not bearing a child with Elkanah, she lacked status and merit in his eyes.  Author and...

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Prayer and Spiritual Warfare

Prayer and Spiritual Warfare

The time has come for Christians everywhere to stand up and “Blow the trumpet in Zion, consecrate a fast, call a sacred assembly” (Joel 2:15). There is a gap, a breach to be filled, and a price to be paid. Dedicated watchmen are needed on every wall. God’s Word is...

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God Hears Our Prayers

God Hears Our Prayers

Prayer is as essential as air and water if we are to maintain a spiritual life of constant contact with God. If we don’t make that connection, no matter how sincere our intentions, we will not see a change in the circumstances of our life. We must pray! James 4:2...

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