Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Retirement ~ Grace & Truth (Week 46)

Though full-time employment eventually comes to an end, there’s no such thing as retirement when it comes to the Christian life. The Bible is replete with examples of elderly men Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Relationships

If you’re like me, you’ve never given much thought to praying the Scriptures over your relationships. Whether it’s an easy relationship, where the conversation flows, honest and filter-free, warmth abounds, and Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers of Surrender

Nothing aligns my heart with God’s like praying the Scriptures. The acts of inhaling His words and exhaling them back to Him remind me that He is worthy of my all. Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Your Pastor ~ Grace & Truth (Week 45)

I’m convinced that one of the most under appreciated groups of people are godly pastors. They give… and give… and give some more. They cry with us. They celebrate with us. Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Teens

I pretty much adore the “tween” in my house. She’s fun and helpful, thoughtful and sensitive. Oh, and she cooks for me almost every day! I’m sometimes struck with painful awareness Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers of Comfort

As we approach the Christmas season, I marvel anew at the God of the universe taking on a cloak of flesh, the timeless One stepping into time. Perhaps even more, Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures in Times of Terror

It happened again. Another terrorist attack occurred over the weekend, leaving France reeling and the rest of the world grieving. The hashtag #prayforparis has been showing up everywhere, and while that’s a good Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Parents of Little Ones

Having my first baby was the most earth-shattering event I had ever experienced. My world was rocked like never before. I struggled to cope with the fact that my life Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Strength in Times of Sickness

Times of sickness are unavoidable in this fallen world. Some illnesses are fairly minor. Viruses and infections, colds and flu, chicken pox and pink eye. Others are much more serious, Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Spiritual Growth ~ Grace & Truth (Week 44)

There are few things I long for more than deep roots. Thick, sprawling roots that plunge ever deeper into my Savior’s love. Ever further into grace. Ever stronger into faith. Ever more Continue Reading →