"And when you pray, do not be like
the hypocrites, for they love to
pray standing in the synagogues
and on the street corners to be
seen by men. I tell you the truth,
they have received their reward in
full.  But when you pray, go into
your room, close the door and pray
to your Father, who is unseen.
Then your Father, who sees what is
done in secret, will reward you. "
Secret; hidden; not in
plain sight; inward;
something that is not
seen from the external
For you created my inmost being; you knit me
together in my mother's womb.
 I praise you because I am fearfully and
wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I
know that full well.
 My frame was not hidden from you when I
was made in the secret place.
When I was woven together in the depths of
 your eyes saw my unformed body.
All the days ordained for me were written in
your book before one of them came to be.
The secret place is the
key to our long term
the Secret Place
Host to the Potter and
the Potter’s Wheel
The Spring of
Jesus answered, "Everyone
who drinks this water will be
thirsty again,  but whoever
drinks the water I give him will
never thirst. Indeed, the water
I give him will become in him
a spring of water welling up to
If you want to bless your
family, friends, church,
you go to that inner
room and drink of the
fountain of the Lord!
I know what it is to be in need,
and I know what it is to have
plenty. I have learned the secret
of being content in any and
every situation, whether well
fed or hungry, whether living in
plenty or in want.  I can do
everything through him who
gives me strength.
It’s Where God’s
for You is Stored
And my God will meet all
your needs according to
his glorious riches in
For I know the plans I have
for you," declares the
Lord, "plans to prosper
you and not to harm you,
plans to give you hope
and a future.
I pray that out of his glorious
riches he may strengthen
you with power through his
Spirit in your inner being
You want something but don't
get it. You kill and covet, but
you cannot have what you
want. You quarrel and fight.
You do not have, because you
do not ask God.
There is a Reward For
Those Who Go into the
1 Samuel 1:6-8
And because the Lord had closed her
womb, her rival kept provoking her in
order to irritate her.  This went on
year after year. Whenever Hannah
went up to the house of the Lord, her
rival provoked her till she wept and
would not eat.  Elkanah her husband
would say to her, "Hannah, why are
you weeping? Why don't you eat? Why
are you downhearted? Don't I mean
more to you than ten sons?"
Daniel 11:32 KJV
…..the people that do know
their God shall be strong,
and do exploits.
Jesus went up on a mountainside
and called to him those he
wanted, and they came to him.
 He appointed twelve--
designating them apostles--that
they might be with him and that
he might send them out to 
and to have authority to drive