Real Prayer for “Real” People

“The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalm 145:18 I don’t want to pretend anymore. It’s been a little more than six months ago since I prayed this simple prayer: “Lord, may it be the real me who comes to the real you.” ‘Lead me […]

Help Me to Understand My Tears, [Trouble]

In 1895 Andrew Murray was in England suffering from a terribly painful back, the result of an injury he had incurred years before. He was staying with some dear friends. One morning while he was eating his breakfast in his room, his hostess told him of a woman downstairs who was in great trouble and […]

The Hallesby 23—All About Prayer

I really want to bless you today on the subject of simple prayer. I recall reading O. Hallesby way back in my Bible school days. Back then, it was assigned reading for a class, but today it is a close treasure. Here are 23 quotes I put together.  Helplessness is the real secret and the […]

Fire Walking [Protection]

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you.      When you cross rivers, you will not drown.     When you walk through fire, you will not be burned,       nor will the flames hurt you.”   Isaiah 43:2, NCV There is an unique immunity that is given to the simple.  […]

Making Time Count, [Five Minutes]

“There he built an altar to the Lord and called on the name of the Lord.” Genesis 12:8, NIV “Serve God by doing common actions in a heavenly spirit, and then, if your daily calling only leaves you cracks and crevices of time, fill them up with holy service.” –Charles Spurgeon Many believers desire to […]