The Hexagon of The Lord’s Prayer


 – Matthew 6:5-15                                   The six sides of the hexagon represent and remind us of: God’s Character – God’s Kingdom – God’s Provision – God’s Forgiveness – God’s Guidance – God’s Protection that are all a part of the …

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Speaking to God…Part2


When speaking to God about yourself or others; Ask for open doors. It’s amazing to me that while Paul is under house arrest he doesn’t ask for prayers for his release, or for better food, or anything else like that. He simply wants an open door for the gospel message. In Scripture, a door is …

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Speaking to God about others.


Colossians 4:2-6 – “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. 3 And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. 4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. 5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of …

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Action Steps in Prayer


Colossians 1:9-13     Martin Luther said, "To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing. But, how can we pray prayers that will really make a difference… to us…and to those for whom we pray?     Is there a difference between gossip and prayer requests? Someone once said; …

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Prayer of Jabez – Part 4


    So far in this series on the Prayer of Jabez, we have considered first of all, that Jabez asked the Lord to bless him; Jabez wanted God’s best for his life so he could be a blessing to others. He wanted to be a channel of God’s blessings…and his motive was right. Second, Jabez …

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Prayer of Jabez – 3


    We have been looking at the prayer of Jabez, and we have come to the third part which is; “That your hand may be upon me” or “with me”.  As I have already pointed out, it would seem that Jabez is looking beyond himself in all of the areas he prays for and realizes …

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Prayer of Jabez – Part 2


    Last week we looked at the first part of this prayer in which Jabez asked the Lord to bless him, and what it means to be blessed. Although it may seem a little selfish at first glance, there is nothing wrong with asking the Lord to bless us - if our motive is right. …

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