To pray only for ourselves is a mark of failure in prayer. It is in intercession for others that our faith and love and perseverance will be stirred up and the power of the Spirit will be found to equip us for bringing salvation to the lost.
The most wonderful promises in all of Scripture are those regarding answers to prayer. To many, such promises have raised the question “How can I ever attain to the faith that knows it receives all it asks?”
Our Daily Prayer: Father, You have set before me life and death, blessings and curses. I choose life that I and my children might live. I choose to love You, Lord, to obey You and to cling to You, for You are my life.
You hear that he is the Son of God, but you don’t know who god is. You hear that he will save his people, but you don’t know who his people are or what they need saving from! That is the position many people are in today.
Seldom do a husband and wife have the same love language. We tend to speak our own language, and as a result, we completely miss each other. Oh, we’re sincere. We’re even expressing love, but we’re not connecting emotionally.
Moving through the new testament, you can’t get far without meeting Priscilla and her husband, aquila. they’re mentioned in acts 18 and in three different epistles. even more amazing, we find them in three different cities.
Maybe you’ve never stopped to consider what “His purpose” is. Briefly put, God is committed to one major objective in your life: to conform you into “the image of His Son.” One of the many ways I’ve seen Him do that is through interaction with others.