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6 Different types of prayer

6 Different types of prayer

The Bible is filled with examples of many different types of prayers and uses different words to describe the practice. For example, 1 Timothy 2:1 says, “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people.”... Read more
A Biblical Mandate for 24/7 Prayer

A Biblical Mandate for 24/7 Prayer

1. Scriptural base for night-and-day prayer The concept of night-and-day prayer is rooted in several Scriptures and Biblical principles: God watches over us 24 hours a day (Ps.121) and in His Word He calls us up to watch and pray with Him. Revelations 4-5 states that... Read more
Praying from lists – yes or no?

Praying from lists – yes or no?

We all have a natural tendency to simplify things, in order to understand exactly ‘how it works’. We want to narrow things down. This is why God continues to stir our hearts and minds – so we can increase in our understanding of His kingdom. We know that... Read more
Praying for teachers

Praying for teachers

Being a teacher is one of the most challenging careers anyone can choose to follow. Those who do become teachers have love and a compassionate heart for children – to care for them and to equip them for life. The following are some thoughts to consider when praying... Read more
Dealing with recurring offences

Dealing with recurring offences

Most of us will at some point face a situation that requires us to forgive someone for the same offence, more than once. Recurring offences can become the hardest to forgive.  These offences against us usually result from either continual bad behaviour of the... Read more
Impossible prayers

Impossible prayers

How direct and to the point are your prayer requests to God? In general, when we pray, we ask for our protection, for God to bless us and others, for His will to be done and for us to hear His voice. No wonder we might sometimes feel God does not answer our prayers!... Read more
Choose and start with a Bible reading plan

Choose and start with a Bible reading plan

One often hears of a believer’s struggle to read the Bible, to pray from the Bible, or just simply to remember anything they read this morning by tonight! Reading through the Bible is not formally recognised as a Bible study form, but it is so important. Not everyone... Read more

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