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A Hallmark moment that sounds nice

By Dave Henning / August 11, 2021

“The danger here is that [intercession] can quickly become a Hallmark moment that sounds nice but has no real meaning.  But being present to the Lord is vastly different from sending thoughts to someone.  What we find in Scripture provides us with a more compelling reality.”- Kyle Strobel “For though I am absent in body, […]


Intercession – one obvious mode of prayer?

By Dave Henning / August 10, 2021

“Intercession seems like the one obvious mode of prayer.  What could be simpler than asking God for good things for others?  Just do it!  What more could be said?  The sense that intercession is obvious, even if we find it difficult to do (or difficult to remember to do) points to our failure to focus […]


Under attack – someone you know

By Dave Henning / March 6, 2020

“Someone you know is under attack.  You may not know what to say.  You may not have resources to help.  But you have this: you have prayer.”- Max Lucado “Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.  The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great […]


Intercessory prayer

By Dave Henning / September 24, 2016

“Intercessory prayer . . . acknowledges our inability and God’s ability.  We come with empty hands but high hopes.”- Max Lucado Max Lucado begins Chapter 7 (“They Need Help”) of Before Amen with a three-part question.  What can you do when: the challenge is greater than you are? the hurt is palpable? you feel helpless […]

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