If we spend time talking with the Lord each day, our relationship with Him will grow stronger. Luke 11:5-13 When you ask a child, “What did you learn in school today?” it’s highly unlikely he or she will mention a fact you don’t already know. But you still love to listen. It’s an honor to … Continue reading What Prayer Is All About
My Christ Connection Prayers for Whataburger Grand Opening KC!
Candace Lolcoma, Field Marketing Coordinator for Whataburger reached out to Richard Dalton and Karen Dalton, co-founders of MyChristConnection.com, and asked for them to commence prayers over the new grand opening of the Whataburger in Raymore, Missouri. This new Texas-based Whataburger takes over the site of a former Golden Corral near Lowe’s, Sam’s Club and Walmart. It’s … Continue reading My Christ Connection Prayers for Whataburger Grand Opening KC!
Persistence in Prayer
God is delighted to answer the prayers of believers who earnestly seek His will. Matthew 7:7-11 The privilege of prayer rests on our relationship with God through His Son Jesus Christ. Only those who have been born again are members of God’s family (John 3:3-6)—they can claim Him as their Father and know He will … Continue reading Persistence in Prayer
What is Prayer?
Prayer is a call of the heart that seeks the attention of God. Jeremiah 29:12-14 12 Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. 13 You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. 14 I will be found by … Continue reading What is Prayer?
No matter how helpless we feel in a situation, God is sufficient. 2 Chronicles 20:1-4 Have you ever felt totally helpless? Can you remember facing a situation or emergency in which you were powerless? It’s a sobering experience for anyone. Even people who claim to be wholly dependent on God still like to feel as … Continue reading Feel Helpless?
The Prayer of Faith
by Hannah More Kohaus God is my help in every need; God does my every hunger feed;God walks beside me, guides my way;Through every moment of the day. I now am wise, I now am true,patient, kind and loving too. All things I am, can do, and beThrough Christ, the Truth that is in me. … Continue reading The Prayer of Faith
The Power of Prayer
Focusing on God’s endless power puts our problems into perspective. 2 Chronicles 20:1-17 In Scripture, we find examples of people who prayed with spiritual authority, and King Jehoshaphat is one of them. When he heard that a great army was coming against Judah, he immediately turned to the Lord for help. His example teaches us … Continue reading The Power of Prayer
God’s Purposes for Fasting
Fasting is an opportunity for God to refresh your mind, address sin, and express His will for your life. WHAT IS FASTING? Fasting is a spiritual discipline that is taught in the Bible. Jesus expected His followers to fast, and He said that God rewards fasting. Fasting, according to the Bible, means to voluntarily reduce or … Continue reading God’s Purposes for Fasting
Praying in Jesus’ Name
John 16:22-33 Do you remember the teaching Jesus introduced the night before His death? He told His followers, “Whatever you ask in My name the Father will give you” (John 15:16 NIV, emphasis added). Praying in the name of Christ declares our: Association with the Savior. Our relationship with Jesus allows us to approach the Father. We used … Continue reading Praying in Jesus’ Name
Where We Belong
Think back to a time when you were passionate about pursuing something—a job, a cause, or even a relationship. Once you finally attained the object of your desire, was it everything you imagined? Or did it lose its luster over time, perhaps even becoming a problem in your life? That’s what happens when our focus … Continue reading Where We Belong