• How Do You Pray “In Spirit and In Truth?”

    Years ago I asked what it means to worship the Father in spirit and in truth (John 4:23), and also asked God to teach me how to worship Him this way. He loves answering that type of request! Here are a few things I learned: Effective prayer flows from a heart of worship. In John 4, Jesus shares with the Samaritan woman the most critical aspect of prayer: worshiping God in spirit and in truth. Jesus allows a personal glimpse into the heart of the Father when He confides, “For such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers.” Knowing the Father seeks individuals who will worship Him in spirit and in truth…

  • What do These Stones Mean?

    My husband writes a weekly devotional for the men in our church. It’s just a simple word from their pastor’s heart to give truth-encouragement at the start of their day. I’ve asked him if I can share some of those with you on the blog and last week he was encouraged by your comments. He’s hopeful that you’ll find something helpful as he shares his heart.  From LeRoy’s Pen ~ ******* [box]“And he said to the people of Israel, “When your children ask their fathers in times to come, ‘What do these stones mean?’ then you shall let your children know, ‘Israel passed over this Jordan on dry ground.’” (Joshua 4:21–22)[/box] The…