ENCOURAGEMENT God is building His church
As we come to pray it’s good to stop and listen.
The heart of prayer is simply to share the heart of God. To quieten down from our own ideas, struggles and frustrations and to listen to what God wants to do and how He wants to do it.
God is building His church and the gates of hell will not prevail against it (Matthew 16:18).
‘As we come to Him, the living stone, we also are like living stones are being built into a spiritual house ‘ 1 Peter 2:45 – it’s God who is doing the building, He is the Master Builder.
He’s the one who makes known the end from the beginning (Isaiah 46:10), He cannot fail.
The government is upon His shoulder … and of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end (Isaiah 9:6-7). His government can only ever increase!
When I find myself worrying in prayer, getting stuck or frustrated I know that I’ve somehow taken my eyes off Him. I’ve struggled to understand or thought that I/we need to be doing something – and then we can’t, and then it’s frustrating and then …
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