Prayer is the most powerful thing we have. It is the only thing, where we have a direct, immediate and continuous voice to God in Heaven. It’s a two-way communication. Prayer is also a special privilege to Believers in Jesus Christ. Jesus intercedes on our behalf to God. I can only imagine the conversations that must be going on constantly – more airwaves than the internet! But prayer is also a very serious thing. It is not something we should take frivolously. It is not a vehicle for wishes or a pleasant greetings. When you offer to pray for someone, do it! Write it down in your prayer journal, set aside some time in your day, and devote it to prayer. Not everyone may be open to talking […]
It’s been an incredibly hard week. I’m sure we’ve all had a week or two like this… It starts out normal, with the usual routines and the usual hello’s, and the promise of making plans – a party to attend, a get-together for dinner, that work project… and then wham! Something unexpected happens. Plans stop, you begin to remember the last conversation you had with someone, and suddenly life takes on a whole new meaning. This week, my Bible study teacher passed away at a too-young age. Sunday morning, I sat in my regular chair listening to him talk about Jesus with a smile on his face. He talked about how life is a vapor and we should be spending our time and talents on the things […]
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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life, hope, and faith she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study.