Stand in the Gap Minute Archives
Monday, Jan. 10, 2020 - God's Prayer Requirements: Does God Answer All Prayers?
February 10, 2020
Ever hear the phrase, “Prayer changes things.” Do you believe it? The Apostle Paul said, ‘Pray without ceasing. James says, ‘the effectual prayer of a righteous man accomplishes much.” As Christians we should place great value on prayer – because God does. Prayer’s a command, it’s worship and it’s a privilege. Why don’t more people pray and why we don’t see more answers to prayer? Most Christians know in their head that prayer’s important and many faithfully pray – increasingly for our nation in these critical days. But is God answering our prayers? During this week's series, we'll identify 4 reasons why God says He won’t answer some prayers. While praying is good. Praying in obedience to God and according to His will with faith believing is essential.
Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 - Moral Principles of Marriage: It's God's Model
February 3, 2020
For thousands of years, marriage has stood the test of time as the institution on which all civil societies rest. Whenever it has declined to exert it’s influence as a whole, whether by degradation or deterioration, that society has collapsed and all but disappeared. Historians attribute the demise of the Greek and Roman civilizations to their abandonment of traditional marriage. They forsook home and hearth for the pursuit of pleasure and idleness to their own destruction. May we take heed to this warning and seek to protect and nurture the family structure in a way that acknowledges the principles, given by God, for our own benefit and that of our nation.