Praying Like Jesus

Mark 1.35 And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.The prayer life of Jesus is recorded repeatedly in the Gospels. Here, after a very busy day of ministry, Jesus rises up a great while...

Praying, Walking in Wisdom, and Proclaiming the Gospel

In this next section of Paul’s letter to the Colossian and Laodicean believers, we find the marching orders to continue to pray and proclaim the gospel. Praying, walking in wisdom, and proclaiming the truth about Jesus are vital parts of continuing to follow Jesus....

Our eyes are on You

2 Chronicles 20:12 “O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes [are] upon thee.”Surrounded by the enemies of God’s people, outmatched...

Watch and Pray

In answer to the disciples’ question about signs of the destruction of the Temple (which was fulfilled in 70 AD), and the end of the world, we have what is known as a near and far prophecy. My meditation today is not in particular about those prophecies per se,...

Six ingredients of effective prayer

We have scheduled three weeks of concerted prayer for the year 2014 in addition to the many prayer meetings we already have here at Koinonia each week. Why have done so? We are living in perilous times, and there is need for desperate prayers to express those...