‘I will sing of Your love… I will walk with integrity of heart…’(Psalm 101:1-2). Lord, we read these words, from many centuries ago, and, too quickly, we say, ‘Things are very different now.’ Are they really so different? Are worshipping You and walking with You out-of-date now? Are they to be forgotten? So many people […]Read More Help us, Lord, never to forget to praise You.
Lord, we can, so often, get preoccupied with the things that matter most to us – and we forget about the things that matter most to You. We start to get comfortable, sorting things out to suit ourselves – and then You come to us with a very challenging question, “What matters most to you?” Help […]Read More Lord, we can, so often, get preoccupied with the things that matter most to us …
Help us, Lord, to think about the way we’re living. Is it a self-centred life? – “There is away which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death” (Proverbs 16:25). Is it a God-centred life? – “He who gives heed to the Word will prosper, and happy is he who trusts […]Read More Help us, Lord, to think about the way we’re living.
‘How I love Your Temple, Almighty Lord! How I want to be there! I long to be in the Lord’s Temple. With my whole being I sing for joy to the living God’(Psalm 84:1-2). Lord, we read this words, and we know that this is much more than paying lip-service to You. This is real. ‘I long for […]Read More “With my whole being I sing for joy to the living God’ – Lord, help us to worship Him like that!
There are times, Lord, when we need to start all over again. We need to make a new beginning with You. We’ve wandered away from You – and we wonder if You’ll have us back again. Help us, Lord, to know, in our hearts, that You never lose patience with us. Your love for us remains […]Read More There are times, Lord, when we need to start all over again.
Without Your blessing, Lord, our worship is empty. We need Your blessing. We pray for Your blessing. May “the glory of the Lord fill the House of God” (2 Chronicles 5:14). This is our prayer. We pray for the preachers. We pray for the people. May each and every one of us be blessed by […]Read More Without Your blessing, Lord, our worship is empty.
“It is Solomon your son who shall build My House (1 Chronicles “8:6). Lord, this was the Word that You spoke to Your servant, David. what a Word of hope this was! David had heard the words, “You are not to build a House for My Name” (1 Chronicles 28:3). His heart sank – but […]Read More May we learn to say, “Not My will, Lord. Your will be done.”