Posts Tagged "Prepare"

Call to Prayer for April 3, 2017

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Call to Prayer for April 3, 2017

‘By All Means – Pray!’ –  We all know the excitement of looking forward to and preparing for a special event, trip, etc.  The days are filled with anticipation and lots of activities as we make plans, schedule activities, shop for new clothes – all the things that will make our experience a memorable occasion.  Just before Jesus ascended back to Heaven, he told His disciples to go to Jerusalem and ‘wait for His promise of the Holy Spirit’ (Acts 1:4-5) – so what did they do?  They listened and obeyed – they returned to Jerusalem, gathered together in an upper room, and prayed and waited (Acts 1:12-14).  I doubt they understood completely what God had planned for...

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Call to Prayer for November 28, 2016

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Call to Prayer for November 28, 2016

‘Preparing for Christmas’ – Yesterday was the beginning of Advent for those who observe this time of preparation for Christmas which begins on the fourth Sunday prior to Christmas Day.  Even though this has not traditionally been an observance by Protestant and evangelical believers, more and more are recognizing the spiritual significance of Advent as they prepare for Christmas and the celebration of God’s greatest gift – His Son, the baby Jesus Who was born in Bethlehem.  As we read the following definition of Advent, we as believers would be wise to prepare our hearts in expectation of this time of celebration and joy – ‘Advent is a period of spiritual preparation in...

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