Religious affiliation can add four years to an average American's life according to a study done at Ohio State University. "Religious affiliation had nearly as strong an effect on longevity as gender … A Catholic widow in her 60s has been continuously threatened by the Chinese Communist Party to halt her belief in God or risk the discontinuance of her government aid. June 2, Deerfield, IL, The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) relating to the killing of a black unarmed man at the hands of a white police officer. Hope Presbyterian Church with a 425-member congregation in north Austin, is among churches throughout the Synod of the Sun that is finding creative ways to make connections with their members and the … A 113-year-old woman has made history as the oldest woman in Spain and now she's setting more records as she officially becomes the country's oldest coronavirus survivor.
We repent for believing that we can do everything by ourselves, without You. We acknowledge that foolishness does not exist in You and Your weakness is stronger than us, so teach us with Your wisdom. Thank You for allowing us to reflect on whether we are not taking more than what we actually need because of our greediness. Allow us to only rely on You and free us from greediness and fear of the future. Instead, help us to have integrity and be responsible in taking care of our given duties. If you follow the reasons you do not pray, it leads to fear. 1) If you don’t pray because you are busy, you will lose confidence in your calling and your priority will be lost. “The apostles were devoted to prayer and to the ministry of the Word.”(Acts 6: 4). Things that happen when you don’… A social media game called the "Blue Whale Challenge" in which children are urged to cut themselves and take their own lives is raising alarm in the United States where suicide prevention advocates are advising parents to be vigilant. African-Americans are more engaged with the Bible than any other group, according to the American Bible Society's State of the Bible survey, which found that this group overwhelmingly cites positive beliefs and hope found in the Scriptures. Thank You for allowing us to look back on whether we are seeking fulfillment through physical gain and earnings, rather than in Your words. We learn that small habits may become big sins to ruin a person's life. Please help us to completely remove small sins and immorality so that we may remain in purity. We learn that Moses was able to win over the war when he followed all of Your commands and instructions. Help us to remain in holiness as we live in daily spiritual battles. Help us to think deeply of all the promises that we make before You. Help us to always remember that we cannot make thoughtless and irresponsible promises to You. Help us to always remember that You are sovereign over all living things, so that we may remember Your grace forever. Allow us to live the life of a worshiper and glorify Your name.