The Secret of Believing Prayer

The Secret of Believing Prayer

Jul. 18, 2017 by

‘‘Have faith in God,’’ Jesus answered. ‘‘I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will

The Faith That Appropriates

The Faith That Appropriates

Jul. 17, 2017 by

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. Mark 11:24 W What a promise—so large, so divine, that our limited understanding cannot take it in. In every possible way

Prayer Must Be Specific

Prayer Must Be Specific

Jul. 14, 2017 by

‘‘What do you want me to do for you?’’ Jesus asked him. Mark 10:51 The blind man had been crying out over and over, ‘‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!’’ The cry reached the ear of the Lord, who

Prayer Supplies Laborers

Prayer Supplies Laborers

Jul. 13, 2017 by

Then he said to his disciples, ‘‘The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.’’ Matthew 9:37–38 The Lord frequently taught His disciples that they must

The Boldness of God’s Friends

The Boldness of God’s Friends

Jul. 12, 2017 by

Then he said to them, ‘‘Suppose one of you has a friend, and he goes to him at midnight and says, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me,

The All-Comprehensive Gift

The All-Comprehensive Gift

Jul. 11, 2017 by

If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! Luke 11:13 In the Sermon on the Mount,

The Infinite Fatherliness of God

The Infinite Fatherliness of God

Jul. 10, 2017 by

Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your

The Certainty of an Answer to Prayer

The Certainty of an Answer to Prayer

Jul. 7, 2017 by

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be

The Model Prayer

The Model Prayer

Jul. 6, 2017 by

In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we

Alone With God

Alone With God

Jul. 5, 2017 by

But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. Matthew 6:6 Jesus gave His first disciples their first

The True Worshipers

The True Worshipers

Jul. 4, 2017 by

Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in

The Only Teacher

The Only Teacher

Jul. 3, 2017 by

One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘‘Lord, teach us to pray.’’ Luke 11:1 The disciples had been with Christ and had seen Him pray. They had learned to