When Our Prayers Get Honest! (Part 2)

“I cried out to the Lord in my great trouble, and He answered me.” (Jonah 2:2 NLT) The story of Jonah is interesting on many levels, not the least being his prayer from within the belly of the large fish the Lord sent to rescue him from the ocean. Just to catch you up, inContinue reading “When Our Prayers Get Honest! (Part 2)”

When Our Prayers Get Honest!

“As my life was slipping away, I remembered the Lord. And my earnest prayer went out to You in Your holy Temple.” (Jonah 2:7 NLT) My most frightening dream finds me alone in the ocean at night with nothing but a life jacket. My feet dangling below me in the darkness, numb from the coldContinue reading “When Our Prayers Get Honest!”

Are “White Lies” Okay?

“And so blessing and cursing come pouring out of the same mouth. Surely, my brothers and sisters, this is not right!” (James 3:10 NLT) Some of the most unforgettable and irreparable damage we do for the Kingdom of God is caused by using words, the negative effects of which, we give little or no thought.Continue reading “Are “White Lies” Okay?”

Can God Trust You?

“And if you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven?” (Luke 16:11 NLT) The Bible has many references to the necessity of trusting God, but have you ever thought about how important it is that God can trust us? God doesn’t use us based on our goodnessContinue reading “Can God Trust You?”