Don't Lose Heart

Please allow me a bit of room below to simply speak, not in a deep exegete, but rather directly from Scripture and my personal thoughts regarding my life. Maybe you too will find this to be true, challenging or an absent need in your life. May the Lord help us all onward in the faith, as He will do since He is the “author and perfecter of our faith.” (Heb. 12:2)

Prayer: God’s Power, Passion, & Presence – David Ravenhill

On Saturday night, March 3rd, 2018 in Bartlesville, OK, David Ravenhill, son of late Leonard Ravenhill (preacher and evangelist), spoke on the absolute need for prayer. This message is sure to challenge the reality of your professing walk as a Christ-follower.  

Resolve & Faith: Prayer Week Five

Resolve and Faith “I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:14 In our pampered day and age, we have very little resolve. As a matter of fact, resolve is not really even talked about any more. Not only do we not talk about …

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Prayer Week Three: The Will of God

Prayer Week Three: The Will of God “Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10 Have you ever thought about the will of God? How about the will of God as it directly relates to us personally? We know “that if we ask anything according to His …

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Prayer: The Life of God in the Soul of Man

There is without doubt, to grow deeper in our walk with God and relationship with Christ, we must be like our Lord  be about His business. But how can we be such a people and do such things when the world and all it's carnal desires seeks to drain the life out of us? How …

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Prayer Week Two: God as the Most Elevated

Prayer Week Two: God as the Most Elevated “Our Father who is in heaven, hallowed be your name.” Matthew 6:9 Without a doubt, the centrality of Christ, His witness, and His praying was all in, around, and with His Father; for He “hallowed” and loved His Father perfectly. He left for us both a demonstration …

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2 Audacious Demands We Are to Make of God

This is a guest post by Philip Graham Ryken, a contributor to the ESV Men's Devotional Bible. This Passing Glory In Exodus 33:12-23 Moses approached God with two of the most audacious demands that any man has ever made: "Please show me now your ways" (Ex. 33:13) and "Please show me your glory" (v. 18). …

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Walk and Prayer

Walk and Prayer The longer I walk with God, I exponentially realize that I am unable to verbalize, much less comprehend, two distinct truths: 1.) His absolute glory, His majesty, His holiness and His absolute worth. 2.) My utter depravity, my sin loathing wretched past and my utter hopelessness without His dear Son, His grace, …

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