Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: Keeping Hope Alive Devotions for Strength in the Storm

Our Prayers Don’t Have to be Long to be Heard

What’s prayer, anyway? I like J. I. Packer’s definition. “The prayer of a Christian is not an attempt to force God’s hand, but a humble acknowledgement of helplessness and dependence.”   Prayer takes different forms. Sometimes it’s liturgical and recited aloud in a formal church setting. Sometimes it’s private, penned in one’s journal for only the… [ read more ]

Teach Me to Pray

Hey, my friend! Have you ever felt at a loss to know how to pray in certain circumstances? If so, you’re not alone. I’ve been there many times.   I find encouragement in knowing that the disciples experienced the same frustration. That’s why they said to Jesus, “Teach us to pray.” Jesus’ response was filled… [ read more ]