Tag: prayer

Messages from Medjugorje

Dear children, My call for you is prayer. May prayer be a joy for you and a wreath which binds you to God. Little children, trials will come and you will not be strong, and sin will reign but, if you are mine, you will win, because your refuge will be the Heart of my

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Developing Godly Character in the Omer

The Seven Characteristics of God Why should we Count the Omer in the days following Easter and leading up to Shavu’ot/Pentecost? Because these days are the climax of God’s expression in us! Having prepared our hearts to know and receive God’s nature during the 49 Days of renewal and preparation that we are commanded to

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Did Jesus Really “Curse” a Fig Tree?

Today’s reading for many is a reflection on the Gospel account of Jesus driving out the money changers in the temple. And just before it, in the Gospel of Mark, we see that Jesus seems particularly irritated at a certain fig tree. Are the two incidents mere coincidence or could they be part and parcel

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Why Fast?

Did you know that fasting is connected to answered prayer? Have you wondered why some people’s prayers get answered and others don’t. There is a scripture in James 4:3 that says,  “When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.” (New Living Translation)

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