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SCRIPTURE MEMORY AND YOUR PRAYER LIFE

Can you see an orchard with trees covered with luscious fruit? I'll let you decide what kind of fruit you see. Whatever the fruit, those trees were almost certainly grafted. Any fruit tree has the DNA of two kinds of apple or apricot or whatever fruit. So the desired variety must be grafted into the existing root system either by budding or scion grafting.

Something like that happens as God's word is grafted into…

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Added by David Young on April 20, 2018 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Are Grandparents' Day of Prayer and National Grandparents the same?

Grandparents Day of Prayer and National Grandparents Day are similar but not the same. To understand their similarities and differences, we need to examine both, starting with National Grandparents Day.

National Grandparents Day

After a three-year battle that began in 1970, West Virginia housewife Marian McQuade convinced her state Congress to commemorate grandparents with a special day. This commemoration honored grandparents,…

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Added by Lillian A. Penner on April 20, 2018 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 30 - God's Good Treasure   Good morning, Lord Jesus. As for me and my house, I seek to serve You, Lord. I seek to honor You and worship You, entrusting my life to You and lo…

Morning by Morning, April 30 - God's Good Treasure
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. As for me and my house, I seek to serve You, Lord. I seek to honor You and worship You, entrusting my life to You and loving You with all my heart and mind and soul and strength--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God.  ...
 
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 20, 2018 at 9:07am — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 19 - Entirely Sanctified in the Fire and Power of the Holy Spirit   Good morning, Lord Jesus. Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God--I worship in every dimension of Your Being…

Morning by Morning, April 19 - Entirely Sanctified in the Fire and Power of the Holy Spirit
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God--I worship in every dimension of Your Being and welcome You into every dimension of my being--spirit, soul, and body.  ...
 
"May the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 19, 2018 at 9:04am — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 18 - Living Stones on the Breastpiece of Our High Priest   Good morning, Lord Jesus. I lift up my eyes and listen with my heart for the leading of Your Holy Spirit, here in …

Morning by Morning, April 18 - Living Stones on the Breastpiece of Our High Priest
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. I lift up my eyes and listen with my heart for the leading of Your Holy Spirit, here in arms of my Father. ...
 
"Of the blue, purple, and crimson yarns they made finely worked vestments, for ministering in the holy place; they made the sacred vestments for Aaron; as…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 18, 2018 at 9:04am — No Comments

HAVING HOPE

A powerful Scripture relating to hope is Romans 15:4.

“For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”

Think with me for a moment about the…

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Added by David Young on April 17, 2018 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 16 - My Morning Time with God   Good morning, Lord Jesus. You're one with the Father and one with the Holy Spirit; be one within me, as I abide in You and You abide in me.  …

Morning by Morning, April 16 - My Morning Time with God
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. You're one with the Father and one with the Holy Spirit; be one within me, as I abide in You and You abide in me.  ...
 
"Let me hear of Your steadfast love in the morning, for in You I put my trust. Teach me the way I should go, for to You I lift up my soul.... Teach me to do Your will, for You…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 16, 2018 at 9:05am — 1 Comment

PTAP: Spiritual Conflict - Heavenly Places

"For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places." Ephesians 6:12
Our battle, our fight, is not against flesh and blood. There is a tremendous battle going on in the heavily realms over people that do not…
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Added by Merton J. Hershberger on April 13, 2018 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 13 - "The Throne of Grace"   Good morning, Lord Jesus. Through the blood of the Lamb that cleanses my soul, I enter into the Holy of Holies of Your Presence in worship and p…

Morning by Morning, April 13 - "The Throne of Grace"
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. Through the blood of the Lamb that cleanses my soul, I enter into the Holy of Holies of Your Presence in worship and prayer to begin this day embraced by my Father, centered in Christ, and filled with the Holy Spirit of God.  ... 
 
"Since, then, we have a great High Priest who has passed through…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 13, 2018 at 9:04am — 1 Comment

LOVE IS AT THE HEART

I just finished writing a book on AGAPE, The Infinite, Ultimate Love of God (Not yet released) So I was especially attracted to Mary Harwell Sayler's Prayer-a-Phrase of 1 Corinthians 13, The Love Chapter, applying it to the writing life in her book, Christian Writer's…

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Added by David Young on April 12, 2018 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 12 - The "Brighter and Brighter" Path   Good morning, Lord Jesus. Good Shepherd, help me hear Your voice here in my heart to begin my day centered in You.  ...   "But the pa…

Morning by Morning, April 12 - The "Brighter and Brighter" Path
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. Good Shepherd, help me hear Your voice here in my heart to begin my day centered in You.  ...
 
"But the path of the righteous is like a light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day.... Keep straight the path of your feet, and all your ways will be sure. Do not swerve…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 12, 2018 at 8:46am — 1 Comment

Morning by Morning, April 11 - "Led by the Spirit of God"    Good morning, Lord Jesus. Be at the center of my life and every moment of my day.  ...    "Therefore, dear brothers and sisters, you have …

Morning by Morning, April 11 - "Led by the Spirit of God"
 
 Good morning, Lord Jesus. Be at the center of my life and every moment of my day.  ... 
 
"Therefore, dear brothers and sisters, you have no obligation to do what your sinful nature urges you to do. For if you live by its dictates, you will die. But if through the power of the Spirit you put to death the deeds of…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 11, 2018 at 8:50am — 1 Comment

Prayers

Prayers are not our last resort. They are our first line of defense. I recently encountered a spiritual battle that kicked me in the gut. Most of the battles we face, by the way, are spiritual. We tend to think of things in the…

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Added by Daniel Skognes on April 11, 2018 at 4:35am — No Comments

THE SAFETY NET OF HOPE

We are told in Hebrews 6 that the anchor of our souls is firm and secure. Such hope serves as a kind safety net in our daily lives.

Hope that reaches beyond this world will be a Safety Net From Fears that assail us. A trapeze artist must put…

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Added by David Young on April 8, 2018 at 11:39pm — 1 Comment

Morning by Morning, April 6 - Our Walk to Emmaus    Good morning, Lord Jesus. Open the eyes of my heart to see You--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God--as I look and listen for Your leading today.  …

Morning by Morning, April 6 - Our Walk to Emmaus 
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. Open the eyes of my heart to see You--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God--as I look and listen for Your leading today.  ...
 
"Now on that day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened.…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 6, 2018 at 9:10am — 1 Comment

Morning by Morning, April 5 - Turning Wavering Doubts into Bold Declarations of Faith   Good morning, Lord Jesus. As deep calls to calls, my spirit calls to Your Spirit in the deep communion of praye…

Morning by Morning, April 5 - Turning Wavering Doubts into Bold Declarations of Faith
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. As deep calls to calls, my spirit calls to Your Spirit in the deep communion of prayer. Help me begin my day embraced by my Father, centered in Christ, and filled with the Holy Spirit.  ... 
 
"But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 5, 2018 at 9:48am — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 5 - Turning Wavering Doubts into Bold Declarations of Faith   Good morning, Lord Jesus. As deep calls to calls, my spirit calls to Your Spirit in the deep communion of praye…

Morning by Morning, April 5 - Turning Wavering Doubts into Bold Declarations of Faith
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. As deep calls to calls, my spirit calls to Your Spirit in the deep communion of prayer. Help me begin my day embraced by my Father, centered in Christ, and filled with the Holy Spirit.  ... 
 
"But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 5, 2018 at 9:48am — 1 Comment

Morning by Morning, April 4 - Breathe on Me, O Breath of God   Good morning, Lord Jesus. Arise in Your resurrection power in my life today.  ...   "Then He breathed on them and said, 'Receive the Hol…

Morning by Morning, April 4 - Breathe on Me, O Breath of God
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. Arise in Your resurrection power in my life today.  ...
 
"Then He breathed on them and said, 'Receive the Holy Spirit'" (John 20:22 NLT).
 
Breathe on me, O Breath of God. Let Your Spirit fill my lungs with praise. Let your…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 4, 2018 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

THE CHRISTIAN WRITER'S GUIDE

In an earlier blog I asked if there were any books written on Christian writing. Several of you suggested books dealing specifically with Christian writing. One of the books suggested to me was The Christian Writer's Guide, by Mary Harwell Sayler. What a wonderful surprise this book turned out to be! I, of course, had asked the question thinking somewhat academically about the…

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Added by David Young on April 3, 2018 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Morning by Morning, April 3 - "So I Send You"   Good morning, Lord Jesus. Put Your thoughts in my mind and Your desires in my heart to lead me in Your ways today--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God.…

Morning by Morning, April 3 - "So I Send You"
 
Good morning, Lord Jesus. Put Your thoughts in my mind and Your desires in my heart to lead me in Your ways today--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God.  ...
 
"When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came…
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Added by Tommy Hays on April 3, 2018 at 8:45am — 1 Comment

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