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The Temple – Promise

If they turn to you with their whole heart and soul in the land of their captivity and pray toward the land you gave to their ancestors – toward this city you have chosen, and toward this Temple I have built to honor your name – then hear their prayers and their petitions from heaven…

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Bend Down

How many of us view God as a famous, powerful, influential Father… who is distant. Yes, we will be quick to jump in and say that we know He sees and cares and acts on our behalf, but do we truly believe it? God You are great. This we know very well. But God… bend down. Come close. We desperately need You right here. Right now.

A Troubled Place

A Troubled Place

God doesn’t always place us in the best of situations. Sometimes we might completely hate where God has placed us. Even as we pray for God to give us a love for it, we must also pray for endurance. Sometimes, He has us there for a reason and we have no right leaving.

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Smash All The Babies

Happy is the one who takes your babies and smashes them against the rocks! (Psalm 137:9) Read: 1Kings 20:1-21:29, Acts 12:24-13:15, Psalm 137:1-9, Proverbs 17:16 Relate: Before I begin to write any post, I will always spend some time in prayer and then reading that portion of the Bible that is part of the Bibile reading plan.…

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Uncomfortable

So Ahab went to eat and drink. But Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel and bowed low to the ground and prayed with his face between his knees. (1 Kings 18:42) Read: 1 Kings 18:1-46, Acts 11:1-30, Psalm 135:1-21, Proverbs 17:12-13 Relate: This scripture about Elijah’s prayer is one of the few times in scripture…