LISTENING PRAYER BY ADENA HODGES

For many of us, prayer tends to be a one-sided monologue, pouring out our thoughts, needs and praises.  But God is eager to speak to us!  I love this verse from Isaiah 50:4 “…He awakens me morning by morning; He awakens my ear to hear as the learned.”  I want to wake up each morning…

PRAYING FOR YOUR SPOUSE BY ADENA HODGES

A few years ago, I picked up the book “The Power of a Praying Wife” by Stormie Omartian and found it to be a great blessing in my life and in my marriage.  Practical wisdom and 30 prayers to pray give a way to daily offer your spouse to the Lord.  (There is also “The…

PRAYING FOR OUR CHILDREN BY ADENA HODGES

Worrying about our children comes as naturally to a parent as breathing.  We are concerned about this issue or that character trait in them.  We fear what might happen to them – accidents, trauma, abuse.  We worry about their grades, their peer relationships, their physical development.  And most of all, we desire our children to…

THE LOVE CYCLE PRAYER BY ADENA HODGES

I did it again!  To be honest, it happens more often than I’d like.  I get into “doing” and forget my source is found in sitting at Jesus’ feet and receiving from Him.  Too often we operate in our own strength, gifts or abilities instead of learning the flow of taking in God’s love first….

Intercession by Judy Trent-Whitnack

“But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.” Acts 6:4 Do you pray for people besides yourself? If so, YOU are an intercessor. An intercessor is simply a mediator between God and another. As an intercessor, YOU are an extraordinary gift to the Body of Christ and the Sacramento…