The only thing the disciples asked Jesus to teach them was how to pray. “Once Jesus was in a certain place praying. As he finished, one of his disciples came to him and said, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” (Luke 11:1 NLT) And this is how Jesus replied: “This… Continue reading 12 STEPS TO PRAYING LIKE JESUS
Prayer is perhaps the greatest Christian privilege and perhaps the greatest Christian failure. I think most Christians would agree that we all need to learn more about prayer and pray more often. So why then don’t we? Let’s face it—we have some prayer hang-ups. One major reason we don’t pray better than we do, is… Continue reading WHY PRAY IF GOD KNOWS EVERYTHING?
When my son, Kevin was about four-years-old, I bought him a helium filled balloon. As soon as we got outside, he intentionally let the balloon go. He watched as it floated higher and higher in the sky until he couldn’t see it any longer. Then he exclaimed with delight, “Take care of my balloon, Jesus.”… Continue reading PRAYERS THAT GO BEYOND THE CEILING
Here on Spotlight, the month of October will be dedicated to the subject of prayer. I cannot think of a better kick-off to such a pertinent and yet fundamental facet of the Christian faith. Do you believe in the power of prayer? The “Prayer Couch” at the Desert Chapel Thrift Store in Hesperia, CA, could… Continue reading THE PRAYER COUCH