Spiritual Growth

Coming to Jesus “Out of the Depths” Prayer

The prayer lyrics from the hymn “Jesus I Come to Thee” can be used in your prayer times when you are praying for needs while struggling with grief, illness, sorrow and feeling lost and far away from God.  This is based on the Bible verse Psalm 130:1 where it says, “Out of the depths I…

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Praying when Touched by Compassion

A strong sense of compassion can lead us to pray for strangers or those we don’t know well.  Author Donna Teti explains what prompted her to write this poem: “It is a poem I wrote after hearing of  the sudden death of a young man in our hometown.  I did not know him personally but grieved…

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Deciding Where to Volunteer Prayer

This “deciding where to volunteer prayer” can help us sort out where our service can make the biggest impact in light of our limited time, energy and resources.  Often we volunteer simply because someone asks us to, or we feel a sense of obligation or we feel proud that we were asked or there is…

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Praying to Overcome Procrastination

Here’s a prayer for you to help overcome procrastination.  Procrastination is defined as voluntarily spending time doing low priority tasks and putting off the higher priority ones to a later time even though we’ll be worse off trying to make up for lost time when the deadline comes. All of us procrastinate for different reasons…

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Prayer for Humility

When you need a prayer about feeling left out, under-appreciated, humiliated or wronged, praying for the gift or virtue of humility is a wonderful way to receive God’s help.   Christian writers throughout history have listed humility, or the ability to set aside our egos, pride and desire for approval by others, as one of the…

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Praying When Your Heart Fails

If you’re in a life situation where your heart has literally or figuratively failed, prayer can always help improve the condition of your heart as writer David Shelton shares in this life-altering article.  . Listen to Your Heart So…where are you sitting now while reading this?  Starbucks?  From the sofa in your one-bedroom apartment?  Maybe…

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Overcoming Hurt

How do you get over hurt feelings?  Here is a practical way to pray and apply the scriptures to overcome your daily hurts – big or small –  using the OUCH method developed by Charlene Stamper in her Attitude Makeover series. ATTITUDE MAKEOVER  OUCH! –  HURT HOLLY Has someone ever HURT your feelings, or made…

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Going Beyond Always Asking for Things in Prayer

Are you feeling stuck in your prayer life because you feel like you’re always asking for things over and over again?  Be inspired by this breakthrough moment of simply enjoying  God’s presence. Just As I Am I came to Jesus “just as I was” when I was 6. Or 7. I cannot remember. As I grew, so…

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Trusting the One Who Loves You

When we or those near and dear to us are feeling insecure and gripped with fear and anxiety, this poem will help us hear a strong and loving voice inviting us to know and trust the one who will always love us no matter what.  Receive your personal healing message from heaven as you enjoy…

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