Whenever we go to the hospital we immediately realise two things, there are many sick people out there and many with more serious conditions than us. It's easy to feel whatever is ailing us is nothing compared to what our neighbour is going through. Haven't you had that feeling when people are sharing prayer points? … Continue reading Subtle Problems still need Subtle Prayers
Praying for our own Discipleship
So often when we talk about prayer we think material things and don't get me wrong there's a place for that. We pray about jobs, financial needs and health matters. It's a beautiful declaration of our dependence to our heavenly Father. We should pray for material things. But it's striking that we would see our … Continue reading Praying for our own Discipleship
When praying is hard
It is in our weaknesses he's most sufficientIn our desperation he gives great comfortAnd while the world crumbles he's a sure rockBut it's not always easy to walk up to himAt times we find it hard to knock his doorMany times we hide from our only helperTo do everything but seek him in prayer It's … Continue reading When praying is hard
Why praise as you pray?
Why praise as you pray? This is a question I should have asked when they taught me the ABC of prayer as a young Christian. But back then I didn't think it was right to question matters of faith as that would seem like a sign of doubt or unbelief. But now I know God … Continue reading Why praise as you pray?