Mobilising, training and equipping Christians for prayer
I didn’t grow up in a family where we had family devotions together? What do I do? We provide some guidelines on how to establish family devotions in the home.
The world is one big mess with one disaster after another accompanied by wars, violence, destruction and sickness. No wonder that people are more anxious and feelings of hopelessness are rampant. Proverbs 4:23 warns us “Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life.”
Are you anxious about something? When you dwell on that anxiety long enough, you will start to worry about it. If you let these thoughts go unchecked, they will multiply. How can we overcome anxious thoughts?
It is not only permissible to enjoy God in worship, it is absolutely essential if we are to truly honour Him.
This is the second article in our series, Hear our Prayer, and features a prayer for holiness by Susanna Wesley.
“…Not only have my prayers amounted to nothing—the exact opposite has happened. Don’t even ask me if you can pray for me. I am left with no trust of any kind in such things.”
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.