Today I Pray

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia )   The sun is rising, and hues of intrepid orange start to explore the edges of the bedroom curtain. Morning is here and a new day has started. The worries of yesterday and errant past no longer need to linger. The new day is a … More Today I Pray

No Words to Pray

When there are so many things to be thankful for, so much in the world that needs prayer, why is it that we sometimes seem lost for words to pray? Do we not know how to pray? Is it that there are just too many things to pray about; that we don’t know where to … More No Words to Pray

Journey to the Cross and Beyond P2: Gethsemane Prayer

In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus spends some time in prayer. He takes Peter, James and John with Him. His disciples find themselves unable to stay awake while Jesus labours in prayer, and Jesus says to them: [Mark 14:34] – “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch” [Mark 14:38] – “Watch and … More Journey to the Cross and Beyond P2: Gethsemane Prayer

Proof of Prayer

In a Cochrane reviewed entitled “Intercessory Prayer for the alleviation of ill health” published in 2011, the following conclusion was made: “These findings are equivocal and, although some of the results of individual studies suggest a positive effect of intercessory prayer, the majority do not and the evidence does not support a recommendation either in … More Proof of Prayer