Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
A Community of Prayer Champions, Praying Churches, Prayed-for Communities
God doesn’t give us ministries we cannot perform. God calls us to ministry and gives us the gifts we need to do what needs doing. We are sometimes amazed at what we are able to do in the service of the God who empowers us with the Holy Spirit.…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on May 2, 2010 at 11:45am — No Comments
Open our eyes to behold thy gracious hand in all thy works…
A world in which nature was unrelated to human behavior was a foreign concept to the ancient writers. So vulnerable to the forces of life and death arising from nature were they…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 22, 2010 at 6:49pm — No Comments
O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity…
All of us have had periods in our lives when it has seemed to us that this ascertain was not true. “What’s going on here?” we angrily ask ourselves or someone close to us. “Why am I being singled out for suffering and…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 18, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments
When the psalmist wrote this, he was thinking of a liturgical setting: harps, drums, timbrels, singers, everyone in his or her own way offering the best there was to the glory of God. The best every—artist knows what that is. The feeling of having stretched as far as you can stretch. The happy exhaustion of having given it your all. The arts…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 11, 2010 at 10:28am — No Comments
Always be mindful of the kindness and not the faults of others.
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 8, 2010 at 11:58am — No Comments
…grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of the Lord’s resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit…
from the collect for Easter Sunday
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 4, 2010 at 10:52am — No Comments
As we start our journey through the Trisagion join me in taking some quite time alone. Alone, to open our hearts that we might hear God speaking to us as His children and messengers to carry the gift and promise that the cross symbolizes to a hurting world.
May we as His Children reflect the joy…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 1, 2010 at 12:27pm — No Comments
I give you a new commandment: that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too should love one another.
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 1, 2010 at 10:34am — No Comments
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Added by Bruce Friesen on March 31, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
Added by Bruce Friesen on March 31, 2010 at 9:45am — No Comments
Wash me through and through from my wickedness, and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions and my sin is ever before me.
Added by Bruce Friesen on March 30, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments
Pour your grace into our hearts, O Lord, that we who have known the incarnation of your Son Jesus Christ, announced by an angel to the Virgin Mary, may by His cross and passion be brought to the glory of His resurrection.…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on March 25, 2010 at 9:59am — No Comments