Devotion: Who can I bring to Jesus?

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Do I know enough people that I can bring to Jesus? Great crowds came to Jesus, bringing with them the lame, the blind, the crippled, those who could not speak, and many others. They put them at Jesus’ feet, and he healed them. - Matthew 15:30 As I prayed through this text this morning, my heart stirred over this phrase: Bringing with them . . . … [Read more...]

3 Avenues of Evangelistic Prayer

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A reader question via Ask EvangelismCoach wonders: What are some prayer points for church growth? While there are many different avenues for intercessory prayers for church growth, let me suggest 3 avenues. 1. Personal evangelism Take some time to pray about your own personal evangelism.(See the 10 most important articles here).Pray … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer — Day 23: Who is Jesus to me?

Jesus the Precious Cornerstone

Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. 1 Peter 2:7 What is precious?I've been pondering this word in my devotions this week while looking at the current difficult circumstances of my life.Are the challenges I face now worth the price of my calling to follow my Savior? Is following Jesus worth it? Some of these challenges are the … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer: Day 22 – Tell of His Love

Jesus died for me.

My faith has found a resting place, Not in device nor creed; I trust the Ever-living One, His wounds for me shall plead.I need no other argument, I need no other plea; It is enough that Jesus died, And that He died for me. -- Hymn, My Faith has found a resting place My hope is in the Lord Who gave Himself for me, And paid … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer – Day 21: Tell of All His Works

God's been good to me

How has the Lord been good to you?If one of your friends were to ask you today: What has God done in your life recently? Would you be ready with an answer that is not generic?God blesses me. God forgives me.Those are generic statements, versus awesome stories that demonstrate the work of God in your life.Generic stories are … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer: Day 20 – Spiritual Thirst and Good Works

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I volunteered the other day and I had lunch with another volunteer. As we talked about my mother's recent death, she startled me with the following question. I've always wondered, how do religious people deal with death? She wasn't opposed to religion. She didn't have a defined set of beliefs of her own.Spiritual Conversations occur at … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer: Day 19 – Woman at the Well

WomanAtTheWell

Jesus said to the Samaritan woman: Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." (John 4:10, NIV)Jesus has a remarkable insight.He knew the true spiritual thirst of this Samaritan woman.As Jesus passed through Samaria, even … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer: Day 18 – Common Spiritual Thirsts

The drain of spiritual Thirst

In today's devotional prayer, take your bible and read Ecclesiastes 2.The teacher is a man who experienced tremendous spiritual thirst and chapter two gives us the various ways he tried to fill that emptiness in his heart. Filling the empty heart Spiritual thirst is the same — people might be too busy to do anything about it now.But … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer: Day 17 – Spiritual Thirst Study

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Every person comes to Jesus for a different reason.I started my search for Jesus because ofa search for unconditional love a purpose greater than my own self.I had no clue that I was a sinner, or that I needed a Savior. Sin is not always the starting point While it is true that our sin is what separates us from God, many people … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer: Day 16 – Spiritual Thirst

Prayer friends

Jesus declares: John 12:32 — "I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself." The verb "draw" signifies something of an attraction that leads to a focus or action, perhaps even a change of direction.That attraction is fueled by something within each person that begins to see the beauty and wonder of Jesus. Pray that your … [Read more...]