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To Know God And To Make Him Known (Note 1)

Go back and read the title of today’s post again. Take a moment to ponder the magnitude and beauty of that thought. This is the believer’s Amen. And yet, in its simplicity, that is our purpose. Living a life identified … Continue reading

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God On Prayer

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians … Continue reading

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My Morning Prayer

God, this is a new day.  I freshly commit myself to the role You have invited me to play, as you are building Your Church in this world.  I am awestruck again today that You include me in this grand … Continue reading

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Offensive Prayer

Prayer is never a last resort. It is our first line of offense.

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A Prayer: God Please Help Me

Are you all in? Confused about what to do? Not sure if any of it is worth it, let alone whether you can hang on? This prayer is for you. Lord, You know my situation and my need. I begin … Continue reading

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Prayer: Intercession

We continue our series on prayer and on being identified with Christ. What, you may ask, is the connection between those two things?  Prayer is how Christian stewards stay in touch with the Master about His plans. Prayer is the … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Sabbath Rest

Blessed are You, O Lord our God, King of the universe, Author of Love and Life. You have given us the opportunity to work this past week. The privilege of serving You and Your Kingdom in visible and invisible ways. … Continue reading

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Principles Of Prayer

Three principles of prayer: Keep it honest. Keep it simple. Keep it up.

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Prayer: Begin With The End In Mind

Today, we continue our series on prayer, and on being identified with Christ, with a prayer from the Sarum Primer. The Sarum Primer is a collection of prayers first published in 1514. And, while today’s prayer is only one of … Continue reading

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Prayer: The Clarity And Faith Of Hezekiah

It is 701 BC. Hezekiah is king of the southern Kingdom of Judah. “Hezekiah trusted in the Lord, the God of Israel. There was no one like him among all the kings of Judah, either before or after his time. … Continue reading

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