That my life would reflect God's glory - Jeremiah Griffin - pastor Rockford, Illinois

Simple prayer

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It was stressful, the day was crazy, time was short lots to do before eye surgery. We ran around town and got things taken care of and as we pulled up to the hospital I asked, “Would you like me to pray with you?” The answer “Yes” I dove into a prayer that had been on my heart since early that morning. After I prayed, he looked at me and asked, “Mind if I pray?” I bowed my head in response and he started. “Jesus, walk with me. Amen” Simple,…read more


Mercy on our enemy.

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The Lord has been dealing with me on the concept of vengeance and anger in reaction to my “enemies.” Micah 2:3 Therefore, the LORD says: “I am planning disaster against this people, from which you cannot save yourselves. It started with one thought. How can I wish evil on my enemy? God has prepared eternal judgment for the wicked and also made a way of salvation. Romans 12:19 Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay,…read more


An Advent Prayer

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ADVENT PRAYER O God, you give us your Good News and call us into a new covenant relationship with you. Help us to prepare the way of the Lord Jesus Christ. Let the valleys be lifted up! Draw us away from degrading thoughts and actions, and lift from us depressions and worry. Through humble people, redeem your world, O God. Let the mountains be leveled off! End our pride and take away our arrogance: save us from false hope and unwarranted presumption. Through faithful people, redeem your world, O God….read more