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Prayer

“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 others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

Ephesians 3:14-21 This text is a prayer that Paul gave for the Ephesians, a prayer of power and of selfless love for the saints, a prayer that deserves our review and emulation. Notice that as he begins this prayer, Paul … Continue reading

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TLP Inspiration: 11/17/18

Bowing Down Before Him Come, let us bow down in worship,     let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care. Today, if only you would hear his … Continue reading

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Prayer, Power and Potential

Ephesians 1:15-23 Paul continues his opening of this letter by moving on from the glorious things he has been saying about our redemption into giving thanks for it. Yet as we continue reading this section, I’m sure that you, like … Continue reading

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Naked Before God: Praying in Humility

As you may recall when I last posted on being naked before God, I was giving the first practical suggestion: Recovering the wonder of being in His presence. I’m sure that some of you might have thought it a bit … Continue reading

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Prayer 4

As we continue our look at the Classical Spiritual Practice of prayer, I’d like to offer another approach to prayer which is both classic, and potentially controversial. The controversy comes into play when people insist that a more formal approach … Continue reading

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Prayer 3

Introduction Prayer is really the fundamental spiritual practice of the Christian life, and although we often neglect it, we do so at our loss. There are four main types of prayer found in the Scriptures, prayers of praise, prayers of … Continue reading

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Prayer 2

Some Guidance from Jesus “This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us … Continue reading

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Prayer 1

Like spiritual practices, prayer is a very big topic about which thousands of volumes have been written. Yet, not only is prayer a very large subject, it is also a controversial one in many places, for when it comes to … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings: February 24, 2018

Carnage, Terror and Getting It Right Quite a few things have gone on in recent days here in the USA, and sadly, much of it has been ugly. Chief among these was the horrendous attack at the high school in … Continue reading

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