Please help me remember how good you’ve been to me.
help me remember how you’ve come through for me when I was helpless and needed you.
Help me remember that I don’t need to help you do anything.
Help me remember that all I need to do is trust you and take you at your word
Help me remember that my relationship with you is more important than any other thing I want from you
Help me remember that you know what is good for me and you’ll never leave me hanging
Help me remember that your plans for me ARE ALWAYS GOOD
Help me remember your unconditional love for me
Help me remember to trust you.
Help me remember that ultimately, YOU ARE GOD OVER MY LIFE and that’s the most important thing.
Life is full of ups and downs . . .
Dreams achieved and hopes dashed . . .
Every sunrise brings expectations.
So, today I’ll do something with what I’m given and not squander good desire for uncontrollable outcomes . . .
Since the weight of regret crushes a man’s spirit, I’ll choose instead to embrace what God provides . . .
And be grateful for my present, anticipate my future, and reflect on the past . . .
Remembering to yield my will to HIS spirit and to follow HIM above all else . . .
After all, God, you are the most important relationship I can pursue today!
By Chad Clemmons
Prayer changes things. It does. It changes the mind of God. There is plenty of biblical evidence for that. Our prayers engage God’s intentions. He is responsive to our requests while still being God. He listens attentively to each of us and considers in an almighty way what he will do to alter difficult circumstances or bolster us so that we can get through them.
Prayer also changes our mind-set. We think about God when we pray to him. We think better about others when we are praying for them. We shrink overwhelming circumstances when we get our minds around them so we can express ourselves to God.
Continue reading “Prayer Does Change Things…”
Have you seen the movie WAR ROOM? I bet you have. But in case you haven’t, it’s basically about creating space for God in your house: literarily and figuratively. And the importance of spending time with god and letting him fight your battles for you.
I must say I learnt some great lessons from that movie and it couldn’t have come at a better time too. God had been bringing to my attention in different ways the fact that I need to shed the distractions and focus.
Guess what? Immediately after the movie, what came to my mind was: I gotta create a special space in my room as my “prayer and meditation space”, and the next morning, I went about doing that with so much enthusiasm.
Continue reading “About The War Room & Creating Spaces”
Because of our upbringing, a lot of us believe we need to make long complicated and Righteous sounding sentences that God will approve when we pray.
Some of us even believe that if God is not impressed, he won’t answer. So we ‘pray’ using chistianese clichés, repetitive words, and we sometimes even say stuff that means nothing us.
Another group of people is those who want to make sure that others are impressed with their spirituality and Bible knowledge when they are asked to pray.
Continue reading “Prayers; Don’t Need No Drama…”
There was a time in my life when i didn’t really like to pray. I didn’t enjoy it, and whenever i had to pray outside of church, it was always when i was desperate for something.
Even when i gave my life to Christ and committed myself to following him, my prayer life merely improved just a little bit. While i prayed more regularly, i still prayed out of duty and it felt more like a chore.
Continue reading “Why Prayers Can Be Boring…”
Do you know if we are not careful, we can get so used to our regular day to day Christian routine that we become so relaxed in our ‘spirituality”? The dangerous thing about this is that it becomes easy for us to be oblivious to the devil’s tricks and gimmicks to trip us up and derail our walk with God.
Continue reading “You Can Never Be “Too Spiritual”…”
Psalm 55:16-18 (TLB)
16 But I will call upon the Lord to save me—and he will.
17 I will pray morning, noon, and night, pleading aloud with God; and he will hear and answer. 18 Though the tide of battle runs strongly against me, for so many are fighting me, yet he will rescue me
Isn’t it good to know that we serve a Deliverer? We might be afflicted today, but God is working to bring us out of this difficult situation.
It may not be in the way we think, but we have to trust that God has our best interest at heart.
Continue reading “God Hears Us When We Cry For Help…”
We have cried, we have spoken out, we have complained, and we have protested. We have heard from government officials, (whether we believe them or not is not the case here) and we have heard from the media, both local and international. However in our grief, anger and pain, let us not lose sight of what’s most important; hearing from GOD.
Continue reading “#BringBackOurGirls: What The Lord Is Saying To Us….”
13 Look here, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we are going to a certain town and will stay there a year. We will do business there and make a profit.” 14 How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone. 15 What you ought to say is, “If the Lord wants us to, we will live and do this or that.” 16 Otherwise you are boasting about your own plans, and all such boasting is evil.
17 Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it.
Continue reading “Asking What He Wants..”
“Beginning your day without prayer is like skipping breakfast. Something will be missing. When you begin your day by communing with God, you are spiritually fortified. Your day flows with grace.”
Hey, He doesn’t take so long to answer anybody’s prayer. The truth is he answers now. Jesus said when you pray,God hears you and He answers you immediately.
There is proof in the Bible that God answers immediately, but people don’t receive the answers all the time immediately, and it’s not God’s fault. It’s their problem.
Continue reading “#Question: Why Does God Take So Long To Answer My Prayers?”
Sometimes we think we have so little: Little blessings, little work, little salary, little allowance. But if we start to appreciate the little things in life, we will find out that we have so MUCH. So much of family and friends, so much of love, so much of trust and so much of GOD in our hearts.
A Blessed Christmas to you and to your family. May the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ bring you and your family endless prosperity, blessings and peace of mind that you truly deserve. Merry Christmas!