Dr. Jack Graham

The secret to empowering prayer

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. –Matthew 6:6 If obligations and a busy schedule have exhausted the energy in your spiritual tank, maybe you need to refuel! Whether you spend […]

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Do you listen when you pray?

And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. –Romans 8:27 God is looking for people like you and me who will connect with Him in prayer so that He can unleash His power through us. But where […]

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The problems with prayer

For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. –Romans 8:26 If I were to title this devotion, I would call it “The Problems with Prayer.” As believers, you and I know that we are commanded and called to […]

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Pray with strength

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weaknesses. –Romans 8:26 Go ahead, you can admit it… prayer is hard work. There is a weakness within us that makes prayer difficult. It is our humanity, our “flesh.” When I start to pray, I can think of about ten other things I could be doing. Does that […]

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Who do you trust?

We shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. –1 John 3:2 Who do you trust when you are in pain or uncertain about life? Now, there are many people who can help us when we hurt. There are pastors, counselors, friends, and others. We need people to hold us up […]

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No one is too far gone

“But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” –John 4:14 Is there a limit to God’s mercy? Can you deny Him one too many times? It doesn’t […]

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How great is your faith?

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” –Matthew 7:7 How great is your faith? Are you hungry for God? Do you pursue Jesus Christ? In Matthew chapter 15, we see how a Canaanite women relentlessly pursued Jesus, and how her faith […]

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Freedom in the power of God

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. –2 Corinthians 5:17 Have you ever felt like you were trapped? Maybe you feel that way today—trapped by addictions, bad habits, a painful past, or broken relationships. If so, you can find freedom! When […]

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It’s not too late for you

As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. –Matthew 9:9 In our Scripture verse today, Jesus says, “Follow me.” The words were written in Matthew 9:9 as a command. Jesus didn’t ask Matthew […]

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It’s time for a change

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit. –Psalm 51:12 If you’re not really happy with your life today, maybe you think a change would be good. So many of us fall into the trap of thinking that changing our jobs, changing our appearance, or changing our environment […]

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