Posts Tagged Prayer

Psalm 142 – A prayer from a cave

Sometimes the Psalms give insights even before they begin!  Psalm 142 is one of those.  Before we read verse 1 we read: ‘A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A prayer.’  The cave in question is the cave of Adullam and we read about David’s time in this cave in 1 Samuel […]

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Psalm 72 – Praying for a perfect king

Psalm 72 is a prayer.  Penned by King Solomon, David’s son, it expresses a desire for the king to be empowered by God to rule the nation in a godly way.  It describes an ideal ruler who will establish the key priorities for God’s people.  A number of themes leap out at the reader. The […]

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Rhoda: The joy of answered prayer (Acts 12:1-19)

 Read passage on Bible Gateway Just before you read this post, I’d like you to pause and think about something: What do you expect to happen when you pray? Maybe think of a recent occasion when you asked God for something to happen. What did you expect to happen as you offered that request to […]

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