Posts tagged with ‘Prayer’

2/21/22 SEEK THE LORD THROUGH PRAYER AND FASTING

by Barry Lovett

“Then, having fasted and prayed, and laid hands on them, they sent them away.” Acts 13:3 The first-century church in Antioch experienced a time of exciting growth when “a great number believed and turned to the Lord” (Acts 11:21).  As a result, Barnabas and Saul came to teach the new believers.  But along with the […]

1/21/22 PRAYER IS THE CHILD’S HELPLESS CRY TO THE FATHER’S ATTENTIVE EAR

by Barry Lovett

“The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.”  James 5:16   Prayer is powerful, but it’s such a mystery.  We’re taught to have faith, to ask earnestly and boldly, to persevere, to be surrendered to His will.  Yet God answers prayers in His wisdom not our wishes. His answers whatever they may be are always best.  I’m just thankful […]

11/01/21 DELAY IS NOT DENIAL, SO KEEP ON PRAYING

by Barry Lovett

“The Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.”  Psalm 6:8. Some of our hardest struggles are those deep desires that go unmet – when no response comes from heaven for what seems like forever.  Keep praying.  In His time, God will answer.  Delay is not denial, so keep on praying.

9/28/21 GOD’S THRONE IS ALWAYS ACCESSIBLE

by Barry Lovett

“Brethren, pray for us.” II Thessalonians 3:1. The apostle Paul experienced danger and hardship as a missionary. He was imprisoned, shipwrecked, and beaten.  It’s no surprise that his letters contain pleas for prayer.  He asked the believers in Thessalonica to pray for success in the spreading of the gospel.  Do you know people who need supernatural help as they […]

8/19/21 THERE IS NO PLACE OR TIME WE CANNOT PRAY

by Barry Lovett

“Through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father.” Ephesians 2:18. bWe can pray to the Lord anytime, and anywhere.  It’s easy to lose the wonder of that because it has become so familiar. Paul always seemed to marvel at the door opened wide into the presence of God. The door is open for everyone. […]