Scott Postma

Discover your significance, create meaningful art, and make a difference that actually matters

What Tomorrow Is For

The Lord is seldom early, never late, and always right on time. That’s why we only need to be concerned with asking for today’s provisions, and not for tomorrow’s. Because that’s what tomorrow is for. “Give us this day our daily bread,” (Matthew 6:11, ESV)

Praying It Backwards

Far too often, while our lips are praying for the Father’s will in heaven to be done on earth, our hearts are praying for our will on earth to be adopted by Heaven. “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10, ESV)

Prayer is First and Foremost Worship

Two thousand years ago, Jesus taught his disciples that prayer is first and foremost worship of the Father. Two thousand years later, it still is. “Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.” (Matthew 6:9, ESV)

Confidence in Prayer

Increasing the amount of empty phrases you use in prayer doesn’t bend the Father’s ear any closer. Pray is asking. Asking to the Omnipotent Father who knows what you need beforehand is confidence in prayer. “And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they […]

Bigger Is Not Better

There are two things to which you should never reduce prayer. First, never reduce prayer to a grand show of pretense. Second, never reduce prayer to a heap of empty words. Instead, just be real. “And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for […]

A Note on Prayer

Our foremost failure in prayer is our failure to pray. Our next is praying for the wrong reasons. The greatest joy of prayer is having a private audience with the Father. The next is receiving the reward of answered prayer from the Father. “And when you pray, you must not […]

In Order To Be Seen

It’s not a problem if people discover your good works. It’s only a problem if you are the one doing the revealing. In other words, practicing righteousness is for the glory of God and the benefit of others. It’s not for the glory of me and the benefit of my reputation. […]