Monthly Archives: November 2011

Goals


How can goals help me nove forward spiritually? Dear God, Often I set long-term and short-term goals, but can I also set eternal goals? Shouldn’t I spend more time thinking about my future home with you? Father, show me how … Continue reading

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Love


November 29, 2011 Read 1 Corinthians 13:1-7 We may have given up on love. Perhaps we have waited for love to find us only to be disappointed. Maybe our loved ones have hurt us so badly that we needed to … Continue reading

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Confession


When I have a guilty conscience, Merciful God: I’m feeling guilty and my conscience is showing me that it’s time to confess my wrongdoing. I know you are prompting me to seek forgiveness. I’m sorry for the wrong I’ve done. … Continue reading

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Hope


When I need to fix my eyes on the hope of eternity. Eternal God and Savior, For a prisoner on death row, a pardon offers hope of freedom. I was once a spiritual prisoner facing eternal death because of my … Continue reading

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Challenges


When I need to see how challenges will shape me. O LORD, Thank you for your Word. How often we see our own struggles through the lives of the people in the Bible. I’m encouraged by the example of Paul, … Continue reading

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Anticipation


When I wonder what great things God has planned for me. O God, My life is so noisy–and sadly, it resounds more often with ringing phones and droning televisions than with praise and worship for you. Do I ever pause … Continue reading

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Initiative


How does God continue to initiate a relationship with me? Holy God, I believe that you sometimes initiate a change of heart in me so that I will desire to be in closer relationship with you. Selfish ambition and spiritual … Continue reading

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A prayer for Growth


Dear God, I confess that I often want to be instantly mature in my faith. I lack the patience to work at it. Help me to remember that spiritual growth is like physical growth: I must start small, take one … Continue reading

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Prayer


Prayer is simply talking with God. We can come to him anytime and approach him anywhere. And we can pray about anything. God loves our honest, heartfelt prayers, and he cares deeply for the details of our lives. As we … Continue reading

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Answer


A couple weeks ago someone asked where the Scripture is that says God will bless you exceedingly and abundantly. If you take a minute and look at Ephesians 3:19-20 you will see. Hope this brings understanding to your heart. S.P.I.R.I.T Ministries … Continue reading

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