Posts with the tag “prayer”

Do We Have To Pray First Thing In The Morning?
by Brian Boswell on March 7th, 2024
“Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.”Psalm 5:1-3There’s a lot of debate in my house as to verses that encourage us to seek God in the morning. For some of us, having to get up any earlier than normal is th...  Read More
Every Person Is A Minister, But Not All Ministry Is The Same
by Brian Boswell on January 16th, 2024
“But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”Acts 6:4At our church we believe that every person is a minister, but that doesn’t mean every ministry is the same. In the New Testament church, you see several different types of ministries, but everyone is involved as ministers.In the early church, the explosive growth had led to some big problems. One of the biggest proble...  Read More
How Do I Pray With God?
by Brian Boswell on January 11th, 2024
When we pray we have an ally - The Holy Spirit. Some of us have either forgotten about this very important ally or we never knew He helps us in our prayers. In Romans, Paul says that the Spirit helps us in our weakness by praying through us essentially. Now, I want to make a note of something here, we first have to realize our weakness in prayer. When we come to God in prayer, we must come in a place of weakness.   Read More
Can We Tell Others We Are Fasting?
by Brian Boswell on January 4th, 2024
“And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”Matthew 6:16-18One of th...  Read More
Dealing With Discontented People
by Brian Boswell on September 20th, 2023
"There are many who say, “Who will show us some good? Lift up the light of your face upon us, O Lord!” - Psalm 4:6Have you ever dealt with someone that is impossible to please? I would say almost all of us have. In fact, some of us are probably that person right now! And others may be married to that person (please don't tag your spouse). When dealing with people who are disgruntled, you can feel ...  Read More
Why Should You Cry Aloud To The Lord?
by Brian Boswell on August 11th, 2023
"But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. I cried aloud to the Lord, and he answered me from his holy hill. Selah"- Psalm 3:3-4A while ago, I heard Dr. Henry Cloud talking about tears. He said that it was interesting to him that God decided to place our tear ducts on our face and not on our arm pits. If they were in our arm pits, he says, we could easily hide ou...  Read More