By Nathan Washburn
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Greenbrier
Prayer conquers stress. We have no lack of stress, and therefore no lack of need for prayer.
Hannah was a woman who knew this (I Samuel 1). She had a good, God-given desire (to have children), and yet was troubled in spirit (1:15) and filled with anxiety (1:16) because her desire went so long unfulfilled. Moreover, it was the Lord who had closed her womb (I Samuel 1:5), so the questions and inner turmoil seemed to increase. [Read more…]