Monthly Archives: October 2016

October 28, 2016


Acts 1:14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. This is the very first mention of Jesus’ brothers as being among the believers, or even those … Continue reading

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October 27, 2016


John 17:20 “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message.” It has always been very meaningful to me that Jesus prayed for us today in the hours before … Continue reading

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October 26, 2016


John 17:15 “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.” Often enough, conditions in the world, in life, make us want just to escape. That’s natural, but … Continue reading

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October 25, 2016


John 17:4 “I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” It is the prayer of every servant of God that they be able to make this statement before they leave this earth. … Continue reading

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October 24, 2016


Luke 22:43-44 An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him. And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground. Under some circumstances, prayer can be really hard … Continue reading

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October 23, 2016


Luke 22:31-32 “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” What a deeply meaningful incident! It … Continue reading

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October 22, 2016


Luke 21:34 “Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with dissipation, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you unexpectedly like a trap.” It struck me as I was reading this just now … Continue reading

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