Conversion & Cleansing (John 2)

Conversion & Cleansing (John 2)

Jesus told those who were selling doves, “Get these things out of here! Stop turning my Father’s house into a marketplace!” (John 2:16) In today’s passage, we see how Jesus cleansed the temple after he discovered that as the Passover was happening and there were so...
Prayers of Praise to the King (Luke 2)

Prayers of Praise to the King (Luke 2)

Simeon took him up in his arms, praised God, and said… How have you seen God working in your life recently?  Has it been through healing a sickness in the life of a family member or close friend?  Or maybe seeing God reconcile a broken relationship with someone...
Praying in Private (Matthew 6)

Praying in Private (Matthew 6)

“But when you pray, go into your private room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” (Matt. 6:6) What is your motivation for how you behave in front of others?  What is your...
Transforming Prayer (Psalm 51)

Transforming Prayer (Psalm 51)

God, create a clean heart for me and renew a steadfast spirit within me. (Psalm 51:10) Have you ever messed up and offended God so much that you felt like God could never forgive you?   Well, David faced this dilemma after his affair with Bathsheba, and being...
The Importance of Prayer (Daniel 10)

The Importance of Prayer (Daniel 10)

“Don’t be afraid, Daniel,” he said to me, “for from the first day that you purposed to understand and to humble yourself before your God, your prayers were heard. I have come because of your prayers.” (Daniel 10:12) In the busyness of our daily lives, does...