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Kingdom prayer is prayer surrendered to God’s will and His purposes. It is a joining Him in what He is going to do and submitting to His plans no matter what they are. It starts by acknowledging that God is in control and not us. You can’t really pray to God without that posture. If you view God as your butler, or your genie, or some cosmic vending machine you can control to give you what you want, then you aren’t praying to the God of the Bible but a god of your own creation, an idol that is lifeless and can’t respond. But if you truly view God as your Father and King, as Jesus taught us and showed us, you can go to Him in complete humility and dependence yet filled with confidence at the same time. Here is why.
This post, first scribbled out in journal (in October, when this sunset picture was taken!) was ready to be posted last year, but just as these ponderings speak to the concept of images of what we expect life to be like verses what life is, one could not anticipate the turn of events that would […]
I didn’t want to do it. I didn’t go looking for it. But He kept bringing the ideas to me. And kept confirming it through random conversations I would have…. ~”The girls in this school really need women pouring into their lives.” one staff woman says to me. ~Out of twenty kids, when asked what […]
My son,’ the father said, you are always with me, and everything I have is yours.” Luke 15:31 This was the father’s response, to the demand “Look! All these years I’ve been slaving for you and never disobeyed your orders. Yet you never gave me even a young goat so I could celebrate with my […]
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart….and your paths will be straight” Proverbs 3:5-6 There’s nothing that makes my paths more crooked than pregnancy, and the hormones, fatigue and sickness it brings. I plan a course of action, a schedule and an agenda…..and then I don’t have the energy to carry it out. […]