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The Christian’s Prayer

Matthew 6:7-17 As Christians, our prayers require a posture of the heart towards God that loves Jesus as our ruler, our forgiver, and our deliverer, and a posture of the heart toward others that shows mercy.

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The Place of Prayer in the Proclamation of the Gospel

1 Timothy 2:1-7 Paul knew that the most significant thing Timothy could address in Ephesus was prayer. Paul connects the prayer of the church to the scope of salvation offered freely in the gospel. It is in our prayers for the salvation of all people where we most tangibly express the gospel to the world.

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Behind a Frowning Providence – Psalm 44

Psalm 44 Psalm 44 helps us orient our response to tragedy and uncertainty in a Godward direction. When faced with trial and honest frustration, how do we avoid the hope-blindness of distrust in God’s covenant faithfulness? By reminding ourselves of the inseparable love of God toward us in Christ Jesus his Son.

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Led by God on the Path of Joy

Psalm 32 Psalm 32 is a reminder of God’s gracious and free gift of forgiveness offered to those who turn to him in genuine confession and repentance. Our knowledge of the mercy of God moves us to pray, humbly submit, and gladly follow him on the path of joy.