Spirit-Walking-Freedom

Spirit-Walking-Freedom

I’ve often used portions of Psalm 143 as my daily prayer. It’s a prayer filled with good requests. This week, we’re pulling that prayer apart and looking at what it conveys and how we can use this prayer to ask questions that God delights in answering.

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Spirit-Walking

Spirit-Walking

Last year, I started out every morning with this prayer from portions of Psalm 143. It’s a prayer filled with good requests. This week, we’re pulling that prayer apart and looking at what it conveys and how we can use this prayer to ask questions that God delights in answering. The prayer opens with a request to “hear” something from God: “Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast...

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What I Learned About the Holy Spirit This Year

What I Learned About the Holy Spirit This Year

One thing I’ve learned is that I bit off a chunk that is far more than I can swallow. I dove in to study the third person of the Godhead this year. You know, the One that is only whispered about in some circles—the Holy Spirit. Studying His work, ministry, and role is something I will be doing for a lifetime, and using only one year to focus my study on Him has let me know that I’ll...

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My Cry in the Darkness

My Cry in the Darkness

Each year the Lord impresses on me a certain Scripture passage that becomes my prayer and focus for the year. This year’s passage is from Psalm 143. It is a cry for mercy from one who is sitting “in darkness.” In a sense, this year has been one where I’ve felt like I was groping through the darkness. Upending life events have left me a bit stunned and confused. I’ve hit a few walls...

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Revisiting Worship

Revisiting Worship

We ended July with a series of posts on worship. If you missed those posts, I hope you’ll go back and check them out. You can read the first one by clicking here. Today, I want to a few more thoughts and revisit the topic of worship. One thing that has helped me tremendously in my walk with Christ is asking Him lots of questions. Years ago I asked Him what it meant to worship God in spirit and...

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