Category: Prayer

Prayers for Forgiveness

The Forgiveness of Jesus Christ We invite you to pray the following prayers for forgiveness, which are based on the Bible, drawn from both Old and New Testament passages. While these Old Testament passages are sources of instruction, perseverance, encouragement, and hope (Romans 15:4), we are mindful of

Creator and Lover of Our Souls

The more we know God, the more we know ourselves. God is the creator and sustainer of all things. He made the stars and galaxies, and all the beauty of this world, yet He is still mindful of man.

2 Samuel 7: Honor God in Your Work

Like David, you may desire to do something great—perhaps lead some ministry—but that may not be what God has called you to do. But if you do even the smallest of tasks with excellence, you will honor God in your work and bring Him glory.

1 Samuel 2: A Humble Honor

First Samuel 2 contains one of the great prayers of the Bible. The  prayer of a humble womangives us a picture of the honor and glory and praise due to God.

1 Samuel 1: Presenting Our Prayers to God

First Samuel is a book of new beginnings, a transition from the old ways of the judges to the new ways of the kings. It begins with a story of prayer in which one childless woman, Hannah, begs God for a son. Her example teaches us key principles about presenting our prayers to God.

The Will of God as a Way of Life

Does God have a specific will for your life that you can know? Does He prompt you with personal direction by the Holy Spirit? Or does He only reveal His will in a general way?

The Wisdom Psalms

Do you want to know how to have an eternal perspective? The wisdom psalms focus on cultivating this long-term mindset, teaching us to fix our hearts and our minds on what is truly ultimate rather than living for short-term gain.

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Psalms of Lament: Individual and Communal

In psalms of lament, the psalmist asks God for intervention to deliver him from suffering, sorrow, great loss, failures, and enemies. Here are some of the representative psalms of lament.