Tag Archives: Prayer

Faithful

Sometimes I feel like the worst pray-er ever. A friend confides in me about a challenge, a dilemma or a crossroads they’re facing, and I promise to pray for them – and I mean it. And as the words come … Continue reading

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The R-Word Part 2

Last time, we began exploring occurrences of the word ‘remember’ in the Bible: God remembering us, us remembering God and God’s promises, us remembering the past and remembering each other in our prayers. And then we came across a few … Continue reading

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The (Other) S-Word, Part 7: Impure Spirits

If you were to ask me which character in the Bible I most identify with, I would – like many people – choose Mr. Foot-in-Mouth himself, the sometimes brilliant and sometimes idiotic, sometimes extremely loyal and sometimes terribly fickle, Simon Peter. But … Continue reading

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The (Other) S-Word, Part 3: Going into OT

As I said in Part 1 of this series, while the Holy Spirit came to stay at Pentecost, He’s been involved in the biblical narrative and the lives of human beings since Day 1 – literally. Having said that, there’s … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Wait

I’m not a big fan of waiting. I get irritated watching my Keurig machine brew a cup of coffee. I glare at the microwave for at least the last 15 seconds of pretty much any cooking time. And when my kids … Continue reading

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The F-Word, Part 2

If God is love, and love drives out fear, how can fear be an appropriate response to God? That’s where we left off yesterday. We looked at 1 John 4:18 and what it says about the relationship between love and fear, and … Continue reading

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The Last Word

When Jesus taught his disciples the Lord’s Prayer, did he conclude it with ‘Amen’? Depends whose Bible you’re reading. Not only which Gospel – Luke 11:2-4 provides a shorter version of the prayer than Matthew 6:9-13 does, so predictably, Luke’s … Continue reading

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