All Believers Have Power in Prayer (James 5:13-20)


James 5:13-20   Many people call the pastor to pray for every concern on their hearts, and we are to call on the elders when it’s serious.  However, I have heard a pastor say that he was in a church where the bowling team called him and asked why he hadn’t come to pray forContinue reading “All Believers Have Power in Prayer (James 5:13-20)”

Share Your Prayer’s & Concerns (James 5:13-20)


James 5:13-20 I have been in ministry for over twenty years, and I can honestly say no one,  even some of the toughest non-believing people I’ve known, have ever said no to prayer when I offer it.  However, I have seen many people go through situations, sickness, dangerous surgeries, and facing life threatening disease, andContinue reading “Share Your Prayer’s & Concerns (James 5:13-20)”

Prayer of the Sincere Heart


Matthew 6:5-8 Jesus encouraged people not to pray like the hypocrites, or those who think themselves religous.  Some people pray for show, others pray hoping God will be pursuaded by constant chatter.  What God really wants is a conversation in sincerity.   When we pray worried about what others think, we are really doing itContinue reading “Prayer of the Sincere Heart”

A Person of Faithful Prayer


“Elijah was a man just like us… (James 5:17) That little bit of information must have come as quite a surprise to those who thought of Elijah as only second to Moses.  How dare James say that the average person of faith is just like such a great man of God.  Yet, James clearly statesContinue reading “A Person of Faithful Prayer”

Free to Come to The Father


“Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus”  Hebrews 10:19 I think see our relationship with God like this: Imagine the president of the United States is in the oval office. The Secretary of State is setting in a high back chair across from him. InContinue reading “Free to Come to The Father”

Learning from St. Patrick’s Love


This Irish prayer is credited to St. Patrick, and often titled “St. Patrick’s Prayer”.  I found the worlds to the prayer on a  the Catholic.org website, where they list many of their prayers, and writings.  I first came across this prayer over ten years ago, and it blesses me every time read it.  May itContinue reading “Learning from St. Patrick’s Love”