Scripture: Ephesians 6:18 “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.” We began our twenty-one days of prayer and fasting by asking everyone to participate in a time of devoted prayer. This is […]

Day 20. Communication

Scripture: In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. Romans 8:26   …your Father knows what you need before you ask him. Matthew 6:8 Probably the biggest problem in […]

Day 19. Persistent Faithfulness

In Luke 18 Jesus tells us the parable of the persistent widow. I have often viewed this parable as Jesus teaching us to be persistent in prayer, and if we keep on “pestering” GOD, he will finally and reluctantly give in to our petitions. While persistent prayer is certainly a practical point to be made, […]

Day 18. Unheroic Heroes #3

Heb. 11:31-33    By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. 32 And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson and Jephthah, about David and Samuel and the prophets, 33 who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised In our last two devotionals […]