Category Archives: Praying with Scripture

Praying with a Hymn: Great is Thy Faithfulness

Soon after my husband’s death in October, I received a lovely sympathy card with the words of  Lamentations 3:22-23: “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; Great … Continue reading

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Praying with Scripture: Acts 20: 22-24

The Spiritual Formation Bible comments that “the book of Acts contributes to one of the most interesting spiritual biographies in Christian history.” That biography is the story of Paul. In Acts 20, we pick up Paul’s journey at the end … Continue reading

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Praying with 2 Corinthians 9: 6-11

Use the questions below the verses of  2 Corinthians 9: 6-11 (CEB) to help you focus on the gifts you have received, your attitude toward giving, and the gifts you can give. Ask the Holy Spirit to guide you as you … Continue reading

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Praying with Psalm 16

Use the questions below the verses of Psalm 16 to help you focus on your commitment and intimate relationship to a wise and loving God. These verses are from Eugene Peterson’s interpretation of Psalm 16 in The Message; they may … Continue reading

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Praying with Deuteronomy 8: 8-11

Use the questions below the scripture passage from the Message, Deuteronomy 8: 11-18,  to interact with God in prayer about  your attitude toward wealth and prosperity, a conversation all of America desperately needs.  Make sure you don’t forget your God, by … Continue reading

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Praying with II Corinthians 5

Use the questions below the scripture passages (II Corinthians 5: 17-20) to help you interact with God in prayer about being reconciled and taking on the role of Christ’s ambassador in your family, your work place, and in the community. … Continue reading

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Praying with Jeremiah 17

Use the questions below the Scripture passage (Jeremiah 17: 5-10) to help you interact with God in prayer about what life is like if we live it  without God.  Here is God’s message as spoken by Jeremiah and interpreted by … Continue reading

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Praying with Philippians 2

Use  the questions below the Scripture passages (Philippians 2: 1-4, MSG) to help frame your conversation with God about love in the Kingdom  of God. If his love has made any difference in your life if being in a community of the … Continue reading

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