Praying for Harmony

Nathan Prairie

Read: Romans 12:9-21 Be constant in prayer . . . Live in harmony with one another. (vv. 12, 16) On average, pianos require being tuned two to three times a year. For centuries, the only surefire way to tell if a piano was in tune was by using a tuning fork. Simple to make and easy to use, tuning forks guaranteed pitch-perfect accuracy. Even in antique shops today, you can find 300-year-old tuning forks producing notes just as clear and …

Praying for Oneness

Nathan Prairie

Read: John 17:20-26 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one. (vv. 20-21 NIV) Unity is hard to find. Some people claim to have unity, but how they work and live reveals deep divisions. As a country, presidential elections remind us that the “United” States isn’t all that united. On a more personal level, broken families tragically exemplify disunity. But even worse, we all know that the church—where …