The people of Ninevah are described as wicked. We aren’t told what the Ninevites did to deserve that description. The conditions must have been worse than Sodom and Gomorrah because there’s no indication there was even one righteous person. But God loved these folks enough to send the prophet Jonah with a proclamation of destruction
Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this (Ps. 37:4-5 NIV). I’ve been wandering aimlessly recently. So many good projects, so many good causes, so many good books. While wandering I’ve been unsettled, feeling like whichever way I decide to go
Jennifer Kennedy Dean is Executive director of The Praying Life Foundation and a respected author and speaker. She is the author of numerous books, studies, and magazine articles specializing in prayer and spiritual formation. Her book Heart’s Cry has been named National Day of Prayer’s signature book. You’ll find articles and daily quotes from Jennifer
9 Ways to Improve Your Prayer Life From Prayer Power by Peter Lundell 1. Establish a designated place to pray. 2. Set a designated time of day to pray. 3. Use written prayers or music to help get started. 4. Repent of the things that hinder your prayer. 5. Pray out loud–this clarifies thoughts. 6.
Peter Lundell, a former missionary to Japan, is a pastor at Walnut Blessing Church in Walnut, California. He has an MDiv and DMiss from Fuller Theological Seminary and is the founder of the Walnut Valley Pastors’ Prayer Network. Lundell is the author of two books, and his articles have appeared in magazines such as Guideposts
My son was stationed at Pensacola Naval Air Station. A phone call from Mississippi was certainly out of the ordinary. “What are you doing in Mississippi?” were my first words. “I’m in the hospital. I tried to hang myself,” he answered quietly. To this day, seven years later, he hasn’t talked about the incident and