Praying with Thankfulness

“…in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” (Philippians 4:6b) Have you ever considered why we are told in this scripture to present our requests “with thanksgiving?” It seems a slightly odd concept in our culture; isn’t it usual to say thank you after the fact, not in anticipation […]

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An Active Prayer Life

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” (Philippians 4:6 ) Do Not Be Anxious: This is not an option, but a command. When we unduly worry and fret, no matter how big the problem may seem to us, we attempt to […]

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Faith IN God (not faith in faith)

“Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God.Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.”  Mark 11:22-23 Jesus also said that all we […]

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God Behind the Scenes

Your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. Daniel 10:12 Daniel 10:1–14 About a year ago, my oldest son Rory and I were driving through a forest a few miles from home. It was winter, and there were only about 3 hours of daylight left when we entered the forest. All […]

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God Always Has Time For You!

We live in a very busy, sometimes noisy world. A typical day for many of us is filled with people or tasks clamouring for our attention. Getting another’s full attention is not as easy as it might sound is it? Let’s be honest, how often do we really give our friends and loved ones our […]

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