A Brief Devotion: Prayer Pursued, pt7

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, "Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." Even when fasting, our minds often drift away from giving attention to our heavenly Father. Therefore, we need to understand and accept that prayer is more a 15 minute task in the … Continue reading A Brief Devotion: Prayer Pursued, pt7

A Brief Devotion: Prayer Pursued, pt6

Philippians 4:6-7, "do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." This passage reminds us that prayer is partly about asking God, as … Continue reading A Brief Devotion: Prayer Pursued, pt6

Mark 14:32-42, How to Pray in Grief

The following sermon was prepared by Ps Lucas Stoltz. Click here: Mark 14:32-42, to download or stream the audio sermon, or click here: Mark 14:32-42, for the video version. Alternatively, you can read the notes below, or follow along as you watch or listen. Mark 14:32-42, How to Pray in Grief: Mark’s Gospel has taught … Continue reading Mark 14:32-42, How to Pray in Grief

Understanding & Counseling Depression: An Approach to Prayer for the Depressed

Prayer? Prayer is certainly important, especially in the life of the church. However, despite the amount of time we have spent looking at prayer and even practically applying it, prayer is often hard at the best of times. But it is hardest during anxious or depressed times. During these times, most of us find it … Continue reading Understanding & Counseling Depression: An Approach to Prayer for the Depressed

A Brief Devotion: Praying, pt3

Ephesians 3:14-21, "For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom [a]every family in heaven and on earth derives its name, 16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may be … Continue reading A Brief Devotion: Praying, pt3