Morning Prayer 21

O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. Psalm 5:3 (ESV) Heavenly Father, hear my prayer. May I listen for Your voice in the stillness of the morning. May my worship of You be a pleasing sacrifice whose aroma brings You delight. Help […]

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Morning Prayer 20| 11.5.2018

A prayer for the week ahead as we go about our lives. Many of us will be off to work. Others of us are going to school or spending the golden years of our retirement. Whatever stage you are in life, it’s good to take time to reflect and go to the Lord in prayer. […]

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Morning Prayer 19 | Operation Christmas Child

Yes, it’s getting to be that time of year again. Sweet T and I have spent the last several weeks ramping up for the 2018 National Collection Week which is rapidly approaching.  Mark your calendars, if you haven’t already, for November 12-November 19.  Last year, we collected and received over 12,100 shoebox gifts from all […]

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Morning Prayer 18

Lord, as I awake, guide my steps. Let me not say or do anything to sin against You. Help me, Lord, bring You glory and praise as I venture through this day.  Father, grant me wisdom to pay attention to those You bring into my path.  Help me discern right from wrong, good from bad, […]

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Morning Prayer 17 | Self-Control

Self-control is the final fruit of the Spirit Paul lists. Self-control is the ability to master oneself.  What does it mean to master oneself? How do we do that? 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) […]

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Morning Prayer 15 | Faithfulness

Paul started his list naming the fruit of the Spirit with 3 qualities focusing God-ward. He followed them with 3 characteristics that speak to how we relate to others and the world around us. In his final 3 traits, Paul shifts to more general, inward-focused expressions of the fruit of the Spirit. To kick off […]

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