Poem: A Righteous Prayer

Two men went to the temple to pray. One a Pharisee. The other a tax collector. The religious man stood tall and exclaimed. Holy God, I stand before you unashamed. For I fast twice a week and give my tithe. I am not a robber, adulterer, or evildoer. I am not like that tax collector... Continue Reading →

Psalm 86: Praying Through The Psalms

Hear me, Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. Guard my life, for I am faithful to you; save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God; have mercy on me, Lord, for I call to you all day long. Bring joy to your servant, Lord, for I put my... Continue Reading →

Psalm 93: Praying Through The Psalms

The Lord reigns, and he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure. Your throne was established long ago; you are from all eternity (Ps. 93:1-2). Heavenly Father, you exercise sovereign rule over the entire universe. Your steadfast love and mercy... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: James 1:12 Teaches Believers To Remain Steadfast Under Trial

"Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him." -James 1:12 James---the brother of Jesus, was one of the chief leaders in the church at Jerusalem. James, along with Peter and Paul,... Continue Reading →

Psalm 51: Praying Through The Psalms

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin (Ps. 51:1-2) Heavenly Father, have mercy on me. Grant me favor according to your grace and truth. For I know I have sinned and... Continue Reading →

Psalm 47: Praying Through The Psalms

Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. For the Lord Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth. He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet. He chose our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom he loved (Ps. 47:1-4). Dear Heavenly Father, my... Continue Reading →

Psalm 117: Praying Through The Psalms

Did you know that Psalm 117 is the shortest chapter in the whole Bible? Nevertheless, the message is quite clear: The Lord is worthy of praise! While you read through this Psalm, I want you to meditate on the meaning, apply it to you personally, and pray these wonderful truths back to God. Let's begin!... Continue Reading →

13 Metaphors That Teach Spiritual Truths In The Gospel of John

In the gospel of John, Jesus taught 13 physical realities that illustrated spiritual truths: light, the Jerusalem temple, physical birth, wind, water, food, bread, flesh and blood, door, shepherd, vine, cup, and breath. These tangible metaphors helped enlighten believers with the spiritual realities of the Judeo-Christian worldview. Thus, the goal of this article is to... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: The Promises of God

God's promises areSurer than the rising sun.Trust in Him alone. God promises to never leave us or forsake us. When someone repents and puts their trust and faith in Jesus, they are sealed with the Holy Spirit until the day of redemption (Eph. 1:13). This confidence and promise in the Lord helps believers navigate through... Continue Reading →

Psalm 136: Praying Through The Psalms

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who alone does great wonders, for his steadfast love endures forever (Ps. 136:1-9). What a great theme here in Psalm 136. It's clear that God's steadfast... Continue Reading →

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