Tag Archives: prayer

Examples; September 13, 2017


Nehemiah 4:9 But we prayed to our God and posted a guard day and night to meet this threat. Once again we have Nehemiah’s deep faith and clear-headed practicality. Faced with deadly threats, they didn’t just pray and they didn’t … Continue reading

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Prayer Tweets; September 11, 2017


Nehemiah 2:4 The king said to me, “What is it you want?” Then I prayed to the God of heaven. Nehemiah really understood what used to be called “telegraph prayers.” Since telegraphs have disappeared with the progress in technology, that’s … Continue reading

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Bible-based Prayer; September 10, 2017


Nehemiah 1:8 “Remember the instruction you gave your servant Moses.” This one part of Nehemiah’s prayer tells us a great deal about him, which is that he was very familiar with the Torah, the first five books of the Old … Continue reading

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Fasting; September 8, 2017


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. The point of fasting … Continue reading

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Government; September 7, 2017


Ezra 7:24 “You are also to know that you have no authority to impose taxes, tribute or duty on any of the priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, temple servants or other workers at this house of God.” How about that! This … Continue reading

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Asking; September 6, 2017


Ezra 7:6 The king had granted him everything he asked, for the hand of the Lord his God was on him. This points out a very important truth that comes out again and again throughout the Bible: God provides, but … Continue reading

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National Salvation; August 14, 2017


2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will … Continue reading

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