Christ’s Teaching On Man

How much then is a man better than a sheep?Mat_12:12 The Expression of Compassion Originates with ChristNot very far away from where we sit there are gleaming the lights of our great city hospitals. We can see with the mind's eye the quiet wards, and the nurses moving in their gracious ministry. There the poorest … Continue reading Christ’s Teaching On Man

5 Ways To Pray For Yourself

Holding on to Jesus

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Have you ever found it easy to pray for others, but found yourself stumped as how to pray for yourself beyond a few generic ‘Lord, keep me safe and healthy’; ‘Help me grow in You’ type requests.

Well you are not alone. When I first set up my latest prayer journal, I found it easy to make extensive lists for other prayer topics, but when it came to praying for myself it took a while to make a detailed list. I started writing out a list and left the paper accessible to add to over a few days. Sometimes I would add one thing and other times I would think of many at once.

Eventually I came up with five areas I need prayer in and I was able to assemble a list of requests for each one. I have put them into a file to share with you and…

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You’re Never Disadvantaged

Vistas of Hope

Dear Someone,

This letter is for you. You that is deeply hurt, you that have been loved less by those you expected to love you the most. You that have been let down by your family. You that was gracefully broken at a time you had no control over your emotions. You that have been a victim of real love but in bad timing. You that have received more rejections than acceptances. You that have received more rejections because of your address than your age and weight combined, this letter is for you.

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Overcoming Regrets

Unshakable Hope

Do you ever feel like your regrets are haunting you like ghosts from your past?

I used to allow regrets over things I’ve said or wished I had said and things I’ve done or wish I had done, to steal my joy, peace and hope. I became so aggravated with these condemning “ghosts” of regret that I finally decided to figure out how to defeat them. The following “battle-plan” (for conquering regrets) has helped me and I hope it might help others dealing with this problem too.

Defining this enemy
Even though I knew what the word regret meant, I began by looking up the definition, which, according to Webster’s Dictionary, is: “sorrow aroused by circumstances beyond one’s control or power to repair: an expression of distressing emotion (as sorrow)” 

I also noticed that repent is one of the synonyms for the word regret. I suppose this makes…

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