Celebration Prayer

There are few things as wonderful as prayer. Given an audience with God, we are encouraged and commanded to pray. He has opened the doors and invited us to enter into His throne room. Who would not be thrilled to have this type of entrance with the President a nation, but this is better, this is entrance to Heaven’s throne. The King of kings and Lord of lords has opened the door and waved us in. Wow!
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Key to Successful Prayer

Sometimes we make praying too hard. We talk of all the requirements and way people should pray. We look at motivations, practices, and beliefs. We have check lists of “should” and “should nots”. But the most important key to success in prayer is so simple it is often forgotten. The number one key to having success in prayer is praying. Praying is important and simple, but not praying is the problem that keeps many people from success in prayer.

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What Will You Do With The Foxes?

The Christian life is filled with battles; there is no way to get around this. People sometimes talk about trying to not make waves, thinking perhaps the Devil will ignore them. However, the fact is he hates all Christians, not because of what you have done or not done, but because of who you are in Christ. This means, if you are a Christian, you are going to have battles; the question is what you will do with your battles.

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Delight!

Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 37:4 (NKJV) 

If we delight in the Lord, He shall give us the desires of our hearts. It seems important, our delighting in the Lord, that is. It’s like a door, an entrance to God that will take us to God’s provision and the desires of our hearts. The word delight is our key.

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The Wall

Walls have always been an important part of life. Walls have protected families, cities, and regions. They have stopped the onslaught of armies and been a protective barrier on a cold night. Walls have also separated cities, keeping families apart for years. Is that wall before you today a help or hindranc 

Everyday we deal with walls. Sometimes the problem is the absence of a wall. For centuries, a city without walls was open to attack. Until a wall was built around the city no one could rest secure. Today, God is seeking men and women who will pray for walls. He wants someone to pray for protective barriers around families, businesses, and cities that will stop the onslaught of Satan.

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Closed Doors

I served in the military during the Cold War. In those days men working with classified information could not go to places behind the Iron Curtain. I loved to travel, so it was frustrating that the “door” to these places was closed to me. A closed door is not only frustrating; it can also make things difficult.

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