Need a little more peace and rest? Have you ever struggled with a case of the gottas? You know, I gotta do this; I gotta do that! Other voices whisper (or shout) trying to steal your peace: “You have to!” “There’s so much to be done!” “I’ll never catch up!”
Prayers for students need our high priority, especially as they head back to school. Our college, high school, and younger age students all face a multitude of challenges daily, and they depend on our encouragement and prayers more than ever to help them succeed. Friends, faith, and schoolwork consume a large portion of our students’ time and concerns. Whether they are studying at home or in a classroom, they will need our prayers. The situations may change, but the truths will remain.
How do you feel when loneliness surrounds you? We’ve all experienced times when it seems like a black cloud of loneliness descends, even if only for a short time. We may have even felt the pangs of loneliness as if we were invisible, even in a crowd of people.
Ever been discouraged? During a time of discouragement recently, God reminded me of some important truths. These are the whispers of encouragement He impressed me to write and remember. I hope they encourage you, too.
Our enemy, the devil, conducts a battle over people’s souls. He will do anything to keep people from knowing God. You may not understand spiritual warfare, but perhaps you’ve experienced spiritual battles at times. God has given us, as believers and followers of Christ, spiritual armor for those battles. Prayer is part of that spiritual armor. When you need protection and help during a spiritual battle, here is a prayer to help give you victory in spiritual warfare: