Category Archives: Spiritual Disciplines

Austin Drive-Through Prayer

What a GREAT idea!  I’d like to see a prayer tent at outdoor events staffed by Hopefolk.

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The Template Prayer

Dearly Beloved, I recently concluded a two-part teaching series expounding what is commonly called ‘The Lord’s Prayer” or “The ‘Our Father’.”  This is the prayer which Jesus gave his disciples when they asked him to teach them to pray (see … Continue reading

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The Prayerful Mind

(Editor’s Note:  Following last Sunday’s sermon on November 19, Liz Morgan sat down and penned this response.  It is a lovely, artful reaction to a message on common obstacles to becoming a praying person.  It is published here by permission. … Continue reading

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Lenten Prayer Points for Hope Chapel

(I recently asked Hope Chapel folk to fast during the Lenten season which runs this year from March 1 through April 9.  Below are listed several prayer points for Hope Chapel. My suggestions is that we focus on one area … Continue reading

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Aubrey’s Prayer

(Editor’s Note: Aubrey Johnson offered this prayer as part of the sermon delivered this past Sunday, January 17, 2016.  I thought it was so beautiful as to demand to be published.  –geno) Father God, I pray that the message today … Continue reading

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Daily Bread

This past Sunday I urged people to re-write ‘The Lord’s Prayer’ which Jesus taught his disciples.  I memorized it in this KJV language a long time ago: Our father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; Thy kingdom come, … Continue reading

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Serving Even the Ungrateful

(Note: These questions followed our July 13 sermon.  –geno) Q1: Are we to continue in service to someone who is ungrateful, selfish and works you over and wrings you dry? If we quit serving them then have we failed Jesus? … Continue reading

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The Power of Praise

Editor’s Note:  This past Sunday (June 1) I told the story of singing to my grandmother in the hospital where she was recuperating and having the woman sharing that room asking for me to sing the songs again…leading me to … Continue reading

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Elements of Repentance

Editor’s Note:  In a recently published (1/19/14) study guide, writer Suzi Raines succinctly re-stated my sermon on repentance so well that I thought it should be published here.  Thanks for your good work, Suzi.  –geno by Suzi Raines  Lesson Summary: … Continue reading

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Finish Strong

Dearly Beloved, Friday we conclude a three-week period of fasting here at Hope Chapel.  My earnest hope is that you will join us for Friday’s evening of extended worship from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. I am tempted toward the … Continue reading

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