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Beyond Cameraman Prayers

“If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” Matthew 21:22 So, I ask for relief from financial distress, safety in travel, smooth relationships, healing from every sort of malady that I hear about. Aren’t they the … Continue reading

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Confident Approach

"Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need."  Hebrews 4:16 Most of us confess that we find it difficult to draw near … Continue reading

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Full of Leaks

Under the conviction of your Spirit I learn that the more I do, the worse I am, the more I know, the less I know, the more holiness I have, the more sinful I am, the more I love, the … Continue reading

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Do you Sense His Love?

This morning I was revisiting a favorite book by A.W. Tozer The Pursuit of Man. He used a wonderful illustration to make the important distinction between knowing about Christ and His love andknowing it experientially. Tozer asked, “What good would … Continue reading

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Forgiving

We must always bear in mind that in the prayer that Jesus taught His followers we pray, “Forgive us our debt as we forgive our debtors.” There is the thought that the sinner seeking forgiveness must himself practice forgiveness. Think … Continue reading

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Nutty Prayers

“Sometimes our prayers are for deliverance from conditions which are morally indispensable—that is, conditions which are absolutely necessary to our redemption. God does not grant us those requests. He will not because He loves us with a pure and implacable … Continue reading

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Loving Prayer

“If the cruel torture of crucifixion could not silence our Lord’s prayer for His enemies, what pain, pride,  prejudice, or sloth could justify the silencing of ours?”     John Stott

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