Peter HoytemaPeter Hoytema

Peter Hoytema

Peter Hoytema has been a pastor for nearly 30 years and has served congregations in Ontario and New Jersey. He is currently the pastor of a congregation in Strathroy, Ontario. He is a graduate of Calvin Theological Seminary and San Francisco Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Grace, are the parents of four adult children.

September 30, 2018

The End of Prayer

1 Chronicles 29:10-20
Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor. . . . Yours, Lord, is the kingdom. . . .

September 29, 2018

Developing a Passion for Prayer

Colossians 1:3-14
We have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will.

September 28, 2018

The Assurance of Prayer

Isaiah 55:1-7
Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near.

September 27, 2018

Prayer as Self-Talk

Psalm 42
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God. . . .

September 26, 2018

Silent Prayer

Psalm 46
Be still, and know that I am God.

September 25, 2018

Evening Prayer

Psalm 31:1-5
Into your hands I commit my spirit.

September 24, 2018

Morning Prayer

Psalm 5
In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

September 23, 2018

Unceasing Prayer

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Pray continually. . . .

September 22, 2018

Talking Things Out With God

Luke 24:13-35
We had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel.

September 21, 2018

Making Prayer a Habit

Colossians 4:2-6
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

September 20, 2018

Prayer and Spiritual Warfare

Ephesians 6:10-20
Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. . . . Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.

September 19, 2018

Our Prayers of Intercession

Philippians 1:3-11
I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy. . . .

September 18, 2018

Jesus Our Intercessor

Matthew 14:22-33
After he had dismissed them, [Jesus] went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.

September 17, 2018

Prayer of Confession

Psalm 51
Have mercy on me, O God. . . . For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.

September 16, 2018

Peace Overflowing

Acts 16:16-34
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God. . . .

September 15, 2018

The Peace of God

Philippians 4:4-7
The peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

September 14, 2018

When God Says No

2 Corinthians 12:1-10
Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you. . . .”

September 13, 2018

Petition

Matthew 7:7-11
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

September 12, 2018

Submission

Matthew 26:36-46
My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.

September 11, 2018

Lament

Psalm 79
How long, Lord? Will you be angry forever? . . . Help us, God our Savior, for the glory of your name. . . .

September 10, 2018

Thanksgiving, Gratitude

Psalm 66
Come and hear, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me.

September 9, 2018

Praise, Honor, Adoration

Psalm 103
Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.

September 8, 2018

The Prayer Life of Jesus

Luke 11:1-4
Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray.”

September 7, 2018

The Holy Spirit and Prayer

Romans 8:22-28
We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.

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