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Prayer Points – July 2016

by National House of Prayer

Do Not Be Ashamed – Religious Freedom in the Crosshairs So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me his prisoner. Rather, join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God ~ 2 Timothy 1:8 Religious Freedom is in the crosshairs from special interest groups and governments. […]

Prayer Points ~ June 2016

by National House of Prayer

Bill C-14 Before The Senate – critical debates on dying happening now… Pray for the senators who may be debating the bill for long hours, that they would have clear strategy and reasonable arguments for their amendment recommendations. Pray for God’s presence to fill the Senate so that every Senator will have clarity of thought and clear […]

Prayer Points for Government

by National House of Prayer

Prayer Points for Government Pray for leaders of courage and integrity to stand for what is right. That they would be willing to ask God for wisdom to make wise decisions that will benefit every Canadian and uphold a standard of righteous values for our nation. When there is moral rot within a nation, its […]

Medical Assistance in Dying, Bill C-14

by National House of Prayer

Medical Assistance in Dying, Bill C-14 overview Since 1991 there have been 15 occasions where the possibility of assisted suicide has been rejected. The last time it was voted down 226-59.On 11 December 2015, a motion was passed in the House of Commons to establish a Special Joint Committee of the Senate and the House of […]

Opening a Closed Door on Abortion

by National House of Prayer

Most, if not all, of our supporters and contacts of the National House of Prayer are very passionate to see the ending of abortion in Canada. As Christians we highly value the sanctity of life, from conception to natural death, and therefore find our government’s current ‘closed door’ policy a deep frustration. It is common […]

Easy Comfort – Tech’s Lure

by National House of Prayer

If extraterrestrials visited earth, I bargain that upon observation of mankind their queries would reveal that one thing we hold in high regard is our personal comfort. Technology provides an immensely easy way to remain relatively comfortable. If something bothers or challenges us in a way that disrupts our carefully balanced equilibrium we simply change […]

Bonhoeffer’s Guidelines for Meditating on Scripture

by National House of Prayer

A recurrent subject that arises often with young people attending NHOP is the topic of simply how to pray, or useful methods for creating and maintaining an active prayer life. There is a general desire to pray or an understanding of its importance, some even are coming from Christian cultural prayer hot spots of prayer. […]

An unjust law is no law at all

by National House of Prayer

Recently I was able to listen on the local radio as they played Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech speech in its entirety. It remains today a monumental moment for the civil rights movement. But in order to get the full gravity of what Mr. King was saying and indeed understand the foundation […]

Thoughts on Quebec’s Euthanasia Bill 52

by National House of Prayer

While recently visiting Montreal, I came upon a small church in the center of the old city close to the river The church has an interesting exhibit regarding the Irish immigrants who fled to Canada at the time of the potato famine, which claimed the life of thousands of their brethren back home. I can […]

Everything you Get

by National House of Prayer

I was recently digging into John 6 and the feeding of the 5 thousand. It is the only miracle recorded in all four gospels and must therefore been a significant moment for the disciples. What I want to focus on is in vs.14 “After the people saw the sign Jesus performed, they began to say, “Surely […]