Prayer

Restoration of Joy

“I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” Psalm 34:4 This is a brief, simple verse that’s packed with profound, rich comfort for you and me today. In many ways, David had many fears. In many ways, David had much around him pressing him to be fearful of.…

Deliverance from Fear

“I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” – Psalm 34:4 This is a brief, simple verse that’s packed with profound, rich comfort for you and me today. In many ways, David had many fears. In many ways, David had much around him pressing him to be fearful…

NBOPC hymn singing

Why Do We Sing?

“Oh come, let us sing to the Lord! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. For the Lord is the great God, and the great King above all gods.” Psalm 95:1-3 Why do we do what…

prayer and fasting

Prayer and Fasting

In Ezra 8:21-23, Ezra the priest, the scribe proclaimed a fast for God’s people. The Persians had allowed the Israelites to return home. Ezra knew that the journey would be treacherous. They didn’t have a convoy of the king’s guard and there was a significant potential of assault by thieves and bandits along the way.…

Trust and Pour Out

“Trust in Him at all times, you people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah” – Psalm 62:8 Wait upon the Lord. Trust in Him. Talk to Him. Confide in Him. Pour out your heart before Him. These are all pieces of helpful and needed counsel from David to…