Persist in Prayer – Never Give Up

To persist in prayer and not give up does not mean endless repetition or painfully long prayer sessions. Always praying means keeping our requests constantly before God as we live for him day by day, believing he will answer. When we live by faith, we are not to give up. God may delay answering, butContinue reading “Persist in Prayer – Never Give Up”

Mountain Movers

Many have wondered about Jesus’ statement that if we have faith and don’t doubt, we can move mountains. Jesus, of course, was not suggesting that his followers use prayer as “magic” and perform capricious “mountain-moving” acts. Instead, he was making a strong point about the disciples’ (and our) lack of faith. Matthew 21:21 Then JesusContinue reading “Mountain Movers”

Obeying God’s Law is more Important than Explaining It

Some of those in the crowd were experts at telling others what to do, but they missed the central point of God’s laws themselves. Jesus made it clear, however, that obeying God’s law is more important than explaining it. It’s much easier to study God’s laws and tell others to obey them than to putContinue reading “Obeying God’s Law is more Important than Explaining It”