Today’s thought “Ask and it will be given you” (March 20)

Today’s thought “Ask and it will be given you” (March 20) It sounds too good to be true, “ask and it will be given you”! These were the words of Jesus we read today in Luke 11:9. This invitation was given after the Lord taught his disciples how to pray – in the familiar words… Read More Today’s thought “Ask and it will be given you” (March 20)

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Today’s thought “Plea for Vindication or for Protection against Oppressors” (January 07)

The previous years we here in Belgium did not have it quite easy. In 2012 we got even silenced for some time. It looked like the time of a battle of the greatest and strongest, against such small communities like ours, had started. With the hope to have a bigger community and able to be… Read More Today’s thought “Plea for Vindication or for Protection against Oppressors” (January 07)

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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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When having found faith through the study of the Bible we do need to do works of faith

When we have found the Word of God and started reading the Bible with an open mind, letting the words come to us like they are written, it shall transform our inner self, if we allow it to do that. When we do come into the faith, believing in One God and believing in His… Read More When having found faith through the study of the Bible we do need to do works of faith

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Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #18 Fulfilment

Fulfilment As we showed in the previous chapters several men of God knew their position very well and where convinced they needed the Most High Creator of all things. Even the son of God never claimed to be able to do something without the Force of his Father. He too often prayed for extended periods… Read More Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #18 Fulfilment

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Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #17 Sorts of prayers

 Sorts of prayer Prayers may be very short. It is not that when we make them lengthy or complicated that they would be more successful. God’s response isn’t dependent on your “much speaking” (Matthew 6:7), or length of time you spent praying. God knows your heart and knows what you need. As loving Father He… Read More Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #17 Sorts of prayers

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Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #16 Benefits of praying

Benefits of praying People wonder what is the use of prayer or speaking to someone who we cannot see or hear. Though we cannot see God, He took care that those who are willing to find and to hear Him shall really find and hear Him. In the Holy Scriptures we can see many examples… Read More Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #16 Benefits of praying

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