top of page

Evening Prayer

Scripture: But the Lord said to [Ananias], “Go, for [Paul] is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel. For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name.” (Acts 9:15-16)


We don’t often realize that suffering and the mission of God go hand in hand. But we have a suffering savior who came into the world on a mission from his Father. So it only makes sense that those who follow after him will enter into suffering. But because our suffering is in Christ, it is not meaningless. In Christ, God uses our suffering to accomplish his mission. In that way, our suffering becomes redemptive.


Prayer: Lord, I really don’t want to suffer for your name’s sake. I want to live a smooth and easy life, where I only have challenges that I know how to handle. Please forgive me where I have chosen my own comforts over the suffering that you have called me to. Disciple me, Jesus, so that I would be like you. Amen.

23 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

A Day of Prayer and Fasting for Kid Kamp

"I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing." (John 15:5) If you didn't know, tomorrow on June 6th, we

Prayer Is A Lot Of Things

When we started this podcast, it was all about figuring out how to pray. But what I hope you’ve seen along the way is that, while prayer is simple it’s also infinitely rich. And that’s because God him

Prayer Is Glorifying God

If you’ve been listening this week, you’ll remember that we’ve spent a lot of time talking about the image of God and about how we’re supposed to prioritize God. In fact the purpose of mankind is to g

留言


bottom of page