Tag Archives: Prayer

Help with Prayer

This past Sunday we started the section on prayer in our study of the Sermon on the Mount. Over the years, I have been encouraged by various people to pray the Bible, a practice that has been employed by Christians … Continue reading

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“All This and Jesus Too”

Over the years I have heard the story of an old Puritan recounted. The man sat down to a very small meal of a simple piece of bread (or potato) and water. He then voiced his prayer; “all this and … Continue reading

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Bless Us For Your Namesake

This past Sunday the sermon was from Psalm 67. The Psalm is a prayer asking the Lord to bless Israel for the purpose of making Him known to all the earth, and this toward the end of the nations praising … Continue reading

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Loving Practices

As we have been studying through 1 Corinthians 13 together, our prayer has been: “May the Lord make us increase and abound in love for one another and for all” (1 Thess. 3:12). I want to offer some suggested practices … Continue reading

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“The Gospel Way”

The Valley of Vision is a collection of Puritan prayers and devotions. I am often encouraged and challenged in my own prayer life when reading through this volume. Below, I have posted a selection entitled, The Gospel Way for your encouragement … Continue reading

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Pray For Your Church

Church members should pray for the church. We would be hard-pressed to find a Christian who would disagree with that statement. When it comes to praying for our Church family, many of our prayers probably focus on the specific needs … Continue reading

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Prayer

We have just concluded our study of Ephesians as a church family. This week I have been reflecting on the call to prayer at the end of the letter. The call to pray at all times, with all manner of … Continue reading

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Encouragement to Pray

My wife, Brandon, gave me The Works of John Newton for my birthday (I know, I think she likes me). Today I read a few of his hymns and letters. In a letter entitled, On Communion with God, Newton wrote: If … Continue reading

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Pray for Community

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” –John 13:35 As we have been studying through Ephesians we have seen that love within the church is an important theme. First, … Continue reading

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Committed to the Word

Here is a good reminder from R.C. Sproul: I think the greatest weakness in the church today is that almost no one believes that God invests His power in the Bible. Everyone is looking for power in a program, in … Continue reading

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