Miracles Protect Our Soldiers

Miracles Protect Our Soldiers from the May 30, 2016 eNews issue by Amy Joy Hess Memorial Day Weekend has passed, and the aroma of barbecue still lingers in the air. Camping trips and anglers’ breakfasts and all manners of out-of-doors cheer follow us into the new week. Most importantly, we recognize we are free to enjoy such a weekend. We can celebrate in the park without fear officers will grill us on where we bought our Continue Reading

Pray for Jesus

‘Prayer also shall be made for him continually.’ Psalm 72:15 Suggested Further Reading: Matthew 6:9–13 ‘Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world,’ is the blessed assurance that Jesus is our Captain in the great fight of faith, and is still present in the battle field. His great cause is here, his enterprise and business are here below. The work which he undertook to accomplish is not yet accomplished in the person of Continue Reading

Christ’s prayer for his people

“I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.” John 17:15 Suggested Further Reading: Philippians 1:19-26 We never have any encouragement to ask God to let us die. Christians are always wanting to die when they have any trouble or trial. You ask them why? “Because we would be with the Lord.” O yes, they want to be with the Lord, when troubles and temptations come upon them. Continue Reading

Paul’s first prayer

“For, behold, he prayeth.” Acts 9:11 Suggested Further Reading: Colossians 4:2-12 Whenever a Christian backslides, his wandering commences in his closet. I speak what I have felt. I have often gone back from God—never so as to fall finally, I know, but I have often lost that sweet savour of his love which I once enjoyed. I have had to cry: “What peaceful hours I once enjoyed! How sweet their memory still! / But they have left an Continue Reading

The golden key of prayer

‘Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.’ Jeremiah 33:3 Suggested Further Reading: Matthew 26:36–46 Remember that prayer is always to be offered in submission to God’s will; that when we say, God hears prayer, we do not intend by that, that he always gives us literally what we ask for. We do mean, however, this, that he gives us what is best for us; and that if he does not Continue Reading

My Prayer for you

….. is that you will find the God of tender compassion and mercy reflected in these pages for whatever you call upon Him for…. He has issued an open invitation to you on an individual basis, none being exempt….. “Call on Me and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things which you did not know….” Call upon Him, in whatever hopeless situation you think you may find yourself in, call upon Him and ask Him to show you the way wherein Continue Reading

Prayer releases God’s energy

John 4:35 Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. Luke 10:2 Therefore said He unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that He would send forth laborers into His harvest. A man may go aside today, and shut his door and as really spend half an hour in India – I am thinking of my words as I say them, it seems so much to say, and Continue Reading

Marshall the FORCES

Joel 3:9 Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up. 2 Corinthians 10:4 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds. Samuel Chadwick lay dying. His colleagues stood waiting to catch the last words from the lips of this man of vision. They were not extended educational advantages, bigger Continue Reading

Thanksgiving and prayer

‘Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.’ Psalm 65:11 Suggested Further Reading: Psalm 147:7–15 We have here crowning mercies, suggesting special and crowning thanksgiving. All the year round, every hour of every day, God is richly blessing us; both when we sleep and when we wake, his mercy waits upon us. The sun may leave off shining, but our God will never cease to cheer his children with his love. Like a Continue Reading

Our Divine Ally

2 Chronicles 20:6 O Lord God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? And rulest not Thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen? And in Thine hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand Thee. Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? “Prayer”, says someone, “is the greatest thing in the world”. And so it is. It brings us face to face with God. It transforms Continue Reading