Salvation in Helplessness

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Everyday Prayer: In helplessness, give our energy into finding salvation in God. When we are helpless and confused, we fixate on the situation or the person who made us confused and helpless. But when we do that, it is wasted energy. First, our situation will … Read More

Continue Despite Fear

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Everyday Prayer: Walk forward despite fear because of God’s presence. We are a people who live in fear. Natural disasters. Terrorism. Lunatics. Governments. Wars. Who can blame us? And when we attempt to live life without God, we have no strength in which to draw … Read More

Living With Integrity

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Everyday Prayer: No matter what everyone else is doing, keep my integrity intact. How many bridges do you drive over in a day? Why do you not think about it? Because we expect the bridge to never give out. We expect the bridge to act … Read More

Finding Clean Hands and a Pure Heart

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Everyday Prayer: Flood into my life so I can have clean hands, pure heart and your righteousness. When we think about it, God’s creative acts disqualifies us from his presence. Why would someone who is so big he created everything ever be in the presence … Read More

Prayer of Complete Trust

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Everyday Prayer: Trust God the path he has you on is the path you need to be on. Life is a highway. The highway is a journey. And the journey has ups and downs. Peaks and valleys. And it is really easy to go through … Read More

Prayer During Abandonment

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Everyday Prayer: Trust God despite the feeling of abandonment. David felt like God abandoned him. Deliverance seemed so far away. There was no way out. How could God let me get to this point? Thankfully, this isn’t the shortest Psalm ever. In fact, it is … Read More

Prayer for Strength

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Everyday Prayer: Find strength in God’s strength and unconditional love. Success breeds strength. And strength breeds success. It is a snowball effect. But what happens when you do everything right, and yet, you don’t find victory. Where does your strength come from then? For David, … Read More

Prayer for Success

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Everyday Prayer: Find success in knowing God. Our culture is infatuated with success. Even inside the church, I’ve heard people say, “People love winners!” But when our success is tied to outward metrics, being a “loser” is the worst thing that can happen. Yes, success … Read More

January 22-26 Reading Plan

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This week’s reading plan deals with success and strength, abandonment and trust, then lastly finding purity in Jesus. Read along with us to see how God gives us Life through prayer in these times in life. Monday, January 22. Psalm 20. Tuesday, January 23. Psalm … Read More

Celebrating God’s Faithfulness

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Everyday Prayer: Keep your heart set on God during duress because in the end you will be so glad you did. This prayer is David celebrating the defeat of his enemy. For all the minor-keyed dirges in the other Psalms, this is a rock out, … Read More