“Revive me according to Your word.”

May 11, 2019

119:25 My soul cleaves to the dust; Revive me according to Your word. 119:37 Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways. 119:40 Behold, I long for Your precepts; Revive me through Your righteousness. 119:50 This is my comfort in my affliction, That Your word has revived me. 119:88 […]

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“Pray, then, in this way…”

May 4, 2019

“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.’” (Matthew‬ ‭6:9‬ ‭NASB‬‬) “How clearly, then, is the fundamental duty in prayer here set forth: self and all its needs must be given a secondary place and the Lord freely accorded the preeminence in our thoughts, desires and supplications. This […]

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What is Prayer?

April 27, 2019

“The Westminster Larger Catechism 178 asks that very question, stating in response, ‘Prayer is an offering up of our desires unto God, in the name of Christ, by the help of his Spirit; with confession of our sins, and thankful acknowledgment of his mercies.’ Three defining truths regarding prayer emerge. “Prayer is the communication of […]

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Why Should I Pray?

April 20, 2019

“Our triune God is a communion of holy love between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. John 1:1, speaking of the relationship between the Son and the Father, calls the Son “the Word” and says that “the Word was God.” This indicates the sharing of personal communion among the persons of the Trinity, and that sort […]

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To Whom Should I Pray?

April 13, 2019

“Since prayer is a principal element of worship and fundamental to the believer’s walk with God, it is critical that we understand not just how to pray but to whom we should pray. The answer to this question not only guides our prayers in a practical way, but it reinforces essential Christian doctrine and fosters […]

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Love and Delight

April 4, 2019

I shall delight in Your commandments, Which I love. And I shall lift up my hands to Your commandments, Which I love; And I will meditate on Your statutes. (Psalm 119:47-48 NASB)

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