What The Bible Says About Prayer Cloths And Anointing Oil?

Does the Bible mention asking for prayer cloths and being anointed with oil?The Anointing of the Priests The use of oil in worship and other practices is found throughout the Old Testament with Israel, including when Israel’s first priest Aaron, as well as his sons, were anointed with oil. This consecrated them for service as priests for God, as it says in Exodus 30:30-32 “You shall anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may serve me as priests. And you shall say to the pe … [Read more...]

How Do I Know When God’s Trying To Tell Me Something?

Outside of the Bible, how can you know if God is trying to tell you something?What is Obvious The most obvious place to start with knowing what God is trying to tell you is the Bible, because in the Word of God He reveals His will to you and to me in plain words. We don’t have to guess because we can know. We’re to be giving “thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1st Thess 5:18), and we should “not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by … [Read more...]

How To Pray For A Christian Wife

Here’s how a Christian husband might pray for his Christian wife.Pray for Protection Husbands, if you love your wife as Christ loved the church, then you’ll be praying for her often because Jesus was a Man of prayer, one night staying all night up a mountain in prayer (Luke 6:12). He was probably alone and cold from the chilly Judean nights in the mountains, so this was no retreat for Jesus. This was hard work. He had good reason to pray all night because “At daybreak he called together all … [Read more...]

Who Was E.M. Bounds?

Have you ever heard of E.M. Bounds? There is good reason to know this man of God. E.M. Bounds Edward “E.M.” McKendree Bounds (August 15, 1835 – August 24, 1913) was an American attorney and a member of the Methodist Church. Even though he was educated to be an attorney, he found his true calling in the ministry of the Methodist Church, being ordained as a minister in 1859 in the Monticello Methodist Church in Missouri. He entered the ministry in his early twenties and, for a time, was a chapl … [Read more...]

5 Bible Verses From The Movie War Room

Here are five powerful Bible verses relating to the movie, War Room. Matthew 6:6 “But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” This might be the main theme as found in a Bible verse for the movie War Room. Jesus is contrasting those who pray publically and already have their reward and that is the accolades or admiration of men and the secret prayers where it’s only you and God. God will rew … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Talking To God

Here are seven Bible verses relating to talking to God. Exodus 33:11 “Thus the LORD used to speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. When Moses turned again into the camp, his assistant Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, would not depart from the tent.” Even the religious leaders of Jesus day knew “that God spoke to Moses, but we do not know where this man is from” (John 9:29), meaning of course, Jesus Christ. They had right in front of them God of very God in Jesus Christ, … [Read more...]