Category: Prayer

  • Prayer on Sunday, June 11

    Prayer on Sunday, June 11

    for Joe and Martha Prayer for Sunday, June 11, 2023 — the day after Martha Racchi died Father in heaven, last evening, I looked up and saw majestically huge clouds in a beautiful pale sky. Whether your clouds are white or grey, black or golden, heavy or flung lightly across your sky, they all point…

  • Why do we… ?

    Why do we… ?

    Why do we read the Bible in our worship service? A rubric is a set of directions or an explanation for the conduct of Christian church services. Rubrics ought to be presented briefly and clearly, without rambling or being extraneous. Rubrics can be helpful in moving from one part of worship to another. A rubric…

  • God prays for us

    God prays for us

    Prayer Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according…

  • Bless the LORD

    Bless the LORD

    You probably have favorite sections or verses of the Bible that you lean on for many different reasons and in differing circumstances. Today, I am posting one of mine, simply for reflection and encouragement on this quiet Sunday afternoon. These thoughts come to mind— If we are focused on the temporal, we will miss the…

  • A prayer in the face of evil

    A prayer in the face of evil

    Our God, this morning we lift our prayers to you as our comforting King and our conquering Saviour. You have made everything and you made it “good.” But we have brought corruption into your beautiful creation, and desecrated it and ourselves. Forgive us our sins. As your redeemed children, we suffer the disdain of this…

  • A Prayer for Creatures of Desire

        Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. —Psalm 37:4 ESV   Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a…