DAY 38: Addicts and their families

“Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and He delivered them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and burst their bonds apart.” Psalm 107:13-14 OBSERVATION: Addiction is no respecter of persons. Anyone can become an addict to damaging behaviors. It feels like being in chainsContinue reading “DAY 38: Addicts and their families”

Be a prayer warrior for El Dorado

Be a prayer warrior for our community. Here’s how YOU can be a part of the El Dorado and Union County 40 Days of Prayer initiative: When and Who? Just think… during October 1 – November 9, Hundreds of Christians across El Dorado and Union County (and new for 2018 – the good folks of Camden and OuachitaContinue reading “Be a prayer warrior for El Dorado”

Why 40 Days?

Throughout the Bible the number 40 seems to have a special spiritual significance. When the flood came in Noah’s day, it rained 40 days and nights.  Israel wandered in the desert and ate heaven-sent manna for 40 years. Moses fasted and prayed in Jehovah’s presence for 40 days and nights. Israel’s spies explored the PromisedContinue reading “Why 40 Days?”

Why Pray?

“Imagine yourself in a dark room. Windows closed. Curtains drawn. Shutters shut. In the darkness it’s hard to believe there’s daylight beyond the drapes. So you grope and try to feel your way across the floor. You take a step, disoriented and unsure where you’re headed. Progress is slow and the journey painful. Stubbed toes,Continue reading “Why Pray?”

Day 23 – Sunday, Oct. 23

And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth. -John 1:14 OBSERVATION: God loves us more than we love ourselves. By the Word becoming flesh, Jesus raises our fallen human nature to the bounds ofContinue reading “Day 23 – Sunday, Oct. 23”