You pray for the salvation of those you love.
Here’s how to say the Gospel in 25 words:
“The wrong things we do separate us from God. Jesus Christ died, paying our penalty, and rose again, proving he is God. Trust in Him.”*
*Michael Rydelnik, host of Moody Radio’s Open Line Program.
Knowing God’s character helps you pray.
“Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity . . . because he delights in steadfast love (Micah 7:18).”
God said, “I will let the house of Israel ask me to do for them (Ezekiel 36:37).”
God chooses to let us pray. Every day.
Christmas is a celebration of Jesus’ birth. For to you is born this day a Savior, who is Christ the Lord (from Luke 2:11).
Christmas is also a reminder that Jesus will be back. The Lord himself will descend from heaven (1 Thessalonians 4:16).
Waiting, we pray, “Come, Lord Jesus” (Revelation 22:20).
“They saw the God of Israel. There was under his feet as it were a pavement of sapphire stone, like the very heaven for clearness” (Exodus 24:10).
Think about this small glimpse of God’s glory as you approach His throne through prayer.
The answer is no. The Lord himself has said, “I am God Almighty” (Genesis 17:1).
“When we pray to El Shadday, we invoke the name of the one for whom nothing is impossible.”*
*Ann Spangler, Praying the Names of God, p. 40.
Judah was immoral (see Genesis 38) but he is listed in the lineage of Jesus Christ (see Matthew 1:2). Was there no one better than Judah?
Why did God use him? There is none righteous, not even one (Romans 3:10). We are all unworthy servants (Luke 17:10).
Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6).