All tagged Prayer

The Charge to Pray: A Sermon from 1 Timothy 2

In 1 Timothy 2, Paul begins his actual, practical instructions to his young disciple, Timothy. And it is not by accident that the first of these exhortations mentioned is prayer. Prayer is the chief assignment for those entrusted with the gospel of grace. Prayer is absolutely paramount to the Christian in the life of faith.

Prayer the Great Humiliator

I know I’ve said this before, but I basically grew up in Sunday School. My dad’s been in a senior pastorate position since 1998. Before that, he was serving as youth and assistant pastor for a few different congregations.

What If We Were Praying for the People of ISIS?

The reverse of good is evil. The light will always have its dark; virtue always has its menacing vice. In the past, it’s been easier to identify the enemy, the evil, than in the present. In the mid-1900s, it was easy to see Germany and the Axis powers as the foes which deserved all our attention and might.