Category  |  Prayer

How do we best pray for others Part 5

Today, we'll pose the question, “How do we pray for others when we don’t know what’s best for them?” In his letter to the Philippians, the apostle Paul gives us a model on how to do that, so we can pray, even when we don’t know what to pray for. That’s today on "Discover the Word."

Praying for others is risky business Part 4

The apostle Paul wrote to the Philippians, “I have you in my heart.” As a model for how we are to pray for others, those words may be the most powerful ever spoken. Today on "Discover the Word," we'll talk about how just as faith takes risk so does love. Find out why loving others and praying for them is risky business on "Discover the Word"!

True confidence comes in Christ alone Part 3

In the film, "The Sound of Music," Maria von Trapp sings, “I have confidence in sunshine, I have confidence in rain.” But nature can’t help you when you need answers to prayer. The apostle Paul modeled true confidence. His trust was in Christ alone and the power of prayer to transform people into His image. Don’t miss this important conversation today on "Discover the Word"!

Praying with joy Part 2

In today’s busy world, does the thought of having to pray consistently for someone seem burdensome? Today on "Discover the Word," we'll discuss how Paul is our example when it comes to praying with joy. It’s all about relationship. Don’t miss the discussion, today on "Discover the Word"!

Psalm 71, the prayer of an old man Part 1

When you come to the end of your life, what final message would you like to leave your children, grandchildren, or the people you leave behind? Join us as we study an old man's prayer and the legacy he wanted to leave behind.

Discover your place of refuge Part 4

Ever wished you had a secret place you could run to, in order to escape the chaos of life? Or to simply catch your breath? Well, discover that such a place exists, and is waiting for you!

Discover who God chooses to be part of His family Part 12

The more we discover who the Old Testament character of Jacob was, the more we may wonder why God would ever want to be associated with such a person, let alone have a relationship with him! We’re getting to know “The God of Jacob.”

Discover how a self-centered prayer can turn into a step of faith! Part 8

Caught with no way out, many people have tried to bargain with God. “Lord, if you help me right now, I’ll turn my life around!” But does God ever answer those types of prayers? Let's discuss Jacob’s negotiation with God.

What will your legacy be? Part 14

Each day we write another chapter in our own personal legacy. So when you finally leave this earth, what kind of story will you leave behind? Let's discuss how we want to be remembered, and that’s as people who were loved!

Why “Lord, have mercy” should be our daily request Part 10

What is the one thing you ask God for the most? Protection for your family? Food on the table? It’s the conclusion of a study on “The Mercy Prayer.”

Why God’s mercy is meant to flow from our lives into the lives of others Part 9

A fresh water spring cannot quench our thirst if it accumulates in one spot. Instead it stagnates. And the same goes for God’s mercy.

Discover the two probing questions Jesus asked of those looking for mercy Part 8

Jesus wants to shower you with His mercy. But first, He has some questions for you to answer. The two probing questions that Jesus asked of those looking for mercy reveal our faith and trust!

Gain a profound perspective on God’s grace Part 7

When the weight of life crushes down on us, and the pain is more than we can bear, our plea to God is “Why?” How our personal pain may be the perfect answer to the prayer; “Lord, have mercy.”

How justice, mercy, and grace are displayed in perfect harmony through the person of Jesus Christ Part 6

There are events in life that call for justice. Other times, we’re desperately seeking mercy. And almost every day, we’re in need of grace!

Don’t miss this compelling discussion on God’s mercy Part 5

If we ever doubt God’s love, if we’re ever uncertain about His grace, if we’re ever unclear about His mercy, we need only look toward the cross! Jesus answered the most common prayer in the Bible, “Lord, have mercy.”