• Stareway to Heaven

    5 August, 2017

    Staring at heaven is unrequited. It does not offer answers to troubled or enquiring souls, but we all still do it. We have all felt that even a fervent prayer may still fail. Despair shrouds a soul should the human spirit realize its desires do not match the will of Heaven. “Sometimes I go…...[read more]

  • A Prayer for Me

    25 July, 2017

    'I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking God to do His work though me'. ~ Hudson Taylor I list myself as a slow learner, far more tardy than Hudson Taylor ever was. Praying at all is wonderful, but prayer with God's mind (not mine) is even…...[read more]

  • Please Rain on Me!

    24 July, 2017

    The Psalmist understood well the joy of the Lord, better than many. His words and thoughts offer a revival to any needy human spirit and soul. 'All my fountains are in You'. ~ Psalm 87:17 Fountains add to life. Fountains are those bubbling wellsprings of refreshment that cool the air,…...[read more]

  • The Highest Activity Man Can Engage In

    18 July, 2017

    The Scriptures are clear about the potency of prayer. "The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man", wrote the inspired James,"availeth much". With this the whole Bible and Christian experience agree: PRAYER IS EFFECTIVE. When it is not answered something is wrong. The…...[read more]

  • Discovering Paradise

    11 July, 2017

    Paradoxically, it is upon the knees where it is best to get lost... I come to you Lord to fetch strength. I find me in you Lord - my breath, my identity, my purpose and all my plans. I do not want my old ways. Without seeing and knowing you I can only carve a hollow image of what your intentions…...[read more]

  • Surging in Prayer BUT Losing in Answers?

    21 June, 2017

    With a faithfulness only rivalled by a puppy you have set forth your propositions before God, but they have faltered or been unheard. If one-tenth of one per cent of the prayers made in any American city on any Sabbath day were answered, the world would see its greatest revival come with the…...[read more]

  • When Heaven Stays too Silent

    20 June, 2017

    Do you feel your prayers miss Heaven, or that Heaven's ears are deaf? This is most common. It is the problem of persuading God. Maybe the thought pops up - 'Heaven is avoiding me'? Maybe you too imagine these scenes out of sight and in the skies: First there was your prayer that…...[read more]

  • The Battlefields of Unanswered Prayer

    19 June, 2017

    The great tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer. ~ F.B. Meyer An anonymous and self-effacing prayerful insight was penned by a Confederate soldier the best part of two centuries ago: I asked God for strength that I might achieve, but I was made weak that I might learn…...[read more]

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