How Do We Pray?

On Sunday morning before I prayed, I thought of the prayers of Daniel, Jehoshaphat and Solomon and what they had in common.  Before they made their petitions, they acknowledged who God was and what He had done.  When Jesus taught His disciples how to pray, He began with blessing God’s name.  He addressed Him as … More How Do We Pray?

Break The Chains

I was reading Acts 12 and was struck by the trials the early church faced at the hands of Herod Agrippa.  He murdered James, John’s brother with a sword and when he saw that this pleased the Jews, he threw Peter into jail.  Herod was clearly more interested in pleasing people than doing what was … More Break The Chains

Be Happy!

Our toddler said, “Be happy” one day and I have been thinking about it since then.  Does the Bible tell us what we need to do in order to be happy?  Yes, it does.  Here are some scriptures which outlines what true happiness is: Job 5:17: “Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects; Therefore … More Be Happy!