Today’s thought “A house of prayer” (March 27)

Today’s thought “A house of prayer” (March 27) Our readings in the book of Numbers and the Gospel of Luke include references to cleansing. In Numbers we read yesterday how they consecrated the tabernacle now that it had been set up, offerings were made by each of the twelve tribes. It was about to be… Read More Today’s thought “A house of prayer” (March 27)

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Today’s thought “The prayers of David” (February 9)

Today’s thought “The prayers of David” (February 9) The Psalms are divided into five books, and today we complete the second; today’s Psalm 72 ends with the words, “the prayers of David, the son of Jesse are ended”. There are more Psalms attributed to David later on. The Psalms (the Hymn Book of Israel) are… Read More Today’s thought “The prayers of David” (February 9)

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Thought for today: It is our prayer that we might please our Father by helping those in need

It is our prayer that, together, we might please our Father by helping those in need:       “Is not this the fast I choose: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share… Read More Thought for today: It is our prayer that we might please our Father by helping those in need

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Prayertheme for August 2020: Feeling alarm or anxiety

1 Chronicles 28:20 And David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and of good courage, and do it; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God—my God—will be with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord. (NKJ) Feeling alarm or anxiety I… Read More Prayertheme for August 2020: Feeling alarm or anxiety

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Today’s Thought “I remember you constantly in my prayers” (May 25)

Today’s Thought “I remember you constantly in my prayers” (May 25) Today we started reading the final epistle that Paul wrote, his second letter to Timothy. The spiritual relationship he had developed with him is an example to us of the relationship we should aim to develop with fellow believers; surely we should remember each… Read More Today’s Thought “I remember you constantly in my prayers” (May 25)

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Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15) Can we imagine continuing all night in prayer? This is what Jesus did – as we read today in Luke 6. Why did he, as the Son of God, find this necessary? And what was the result of his prayer? We read, “In these days… Read More Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

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Prayer theme for December: Pray for the coming of the Prince of Peace

When you visit Bethlehem today, you are in a war zone. It is only 10km from Jerusalem, but getting there involves crossing a fortified border, for Bethlehem is in Palestinian territory, in the West Bank. Only tourists can cross this border; Israelis and Palestinians are mainly restricted to their own sides. The forbidding border wall… Read More Prayer theme for December: Pray for the coming of the Prince of Peace

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Pray that we will make the time to listen: listen to God and listen to each other

We noted earlier that prayer isn’t just about giving God our wish list, it isn’t just about asking for things, no matter how important those things are to us (daily bread, for example). It’s also about giving him thanks and praise, as we did last month. Mother Teresa said: “Prayer is not asking. Prayer is… Read More Pray that we will make the time to listen: listen to God and listen to each other

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Prayer of a man of flesh and blood who is authorized and glorified by God

In the reading of today October 22, John 17, Jesus prays for himself, his disciples, and his future followers, of which we should be part of. But Jesus also prayed that the hour had come for God to glorify His son, that His son may glorify the Most High God. Lots of people who take… Read More Prayer of a man of flesh and blood who is authorized and glorified by God

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Let’s pray that through our daily readings our understanding of Bible teaching will be enlightening, powerful and relevant

Prayer theme by the presentation of the New website “Understand your Bible” – This month, let’s pray that through our daily readings our understanding of Bible teaching will be enlightening, powerful and relevant, that we will find and share new things in God’s Word that will excite us and lead us forward together in faith,… Read More Let’s pray that through our daily readings our understanding of Bible teaching will be enlightening, powerful and relevant

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