Mobilising, training and equipping Christians for prayer
A persevering personal intercessor can lift the pressure and burden from a spiritual worker. However, it is imperative to choose such a person wisely with God’s guidance. An unwise choice may do the spiritual worker more damage than good.
This new series, Hear our Prayer, gives us a glimpse into the prayer lives of saints who have gone before us. In this first article, we feature Andrew Murray’s prayer for the church.
A personal intercessor is simply someone who undertakes to intercede for someone else’s personal needs. It need not be someone with a so-called ‘gift of intercession’.
The early church surely looked like it was on the “wrong side of history,” but instead it changed history with a dogged adherence to the biblical gospel. That should be our aspiration as well.
When you set up an interactive prayer room, provide clear instructions at each prayer station to guide visitors on how to pray. This article provides some guidelines to set up a prayer room that focuses on prayer against crime, corruption and violence.
It is important for parents to pray for the schools their children attend, and for pupils also to pray for their schools. However, it is just as vital for churches and prayer groups to add schools to their prayer responsibility.
The 24-7 Prayer Movement initiated the spread of interactive prayer rooms. Nowadays, prayer rooms are decorated and “prayer stations” are created by utilising the walls and floor space.
The skill in discerning God’s will for everyday circumstances is cultivated over time. To know God’s will is not a one-off thing! It is accompanied by much patience, perseverance and faith.
How do we manage to give thanks to God after a year filled with seemingly unending challenges? G.K. Chesterton said: “When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted, or you take them with gratitude”.
When we read the Bible we tend to focus on the promises of Jesus, but not always that much on His commandments. Here are 25 of Jesus’ commandments to make part of your everyday life.
Growing in the fruit of the Holy Spirit is how the character of Christ is formed in, and shown through, us! This is an invitation to pray through Galatians 5:22-26. Consider seriously praying this Scripture every morning over your life and the lives of your family members.
Poverty is a growing problem. It has been part of mankind for thousands of years and will be with us until the end of time. The point is we must do something about it! The most effective thing to do is to pray, but praying alone is not enough.