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What is prayer? Part 1

The most basic definition of prayer is “talking to God.” Prayer is not meditation or passive reflection; it is direct address to God. It is the communication of the human soul with the Lord who created the soul. 301 more words


Do Not Harden Your Heart

So we see that they were unable to enter because of unbelief. (Hebrews 3:19)

Even though the people of Israel saw the waters of the Red Sea divide and they walked over on dry ground, the moment they got thirsty, their hearts were hard against God and they did not trust him to take care of them.

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Touching A Leper

The subject of sexual abuse has been very prominent in the news lately. For the average person who lives by a set of moral standards, the idea of sexual abuse must be of great concern to them. 425 more words


We Serve Jesus In Faith

He commanded them to take nothing for the journey except a staff–no bag, no bread, no copper in their money belts–  but to wear sandals, and not to put on two tunics… 619 more words


Wipe Your Fears Away

One possible response to the truth that our anxiety is rooted in unbelief goes like this: “I have to deal with feelings of anxiety almost every day; and so I feel like my faith in God’s grace must be totally inadequate. 256 more words


Bringing Our Requests To God (Philippians 4:6)

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;

Philippians 4:6 (NKJV)

It takes a daily training of the mind to rid ourselves from the unproductive habbit of worry, and instead take our needs and requests to God in simple and childlike faith.

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Saved or Lost? An Important Choice For You.

John 3:16

Through faith in Jesus, we move from our lost condition to adoption into God’s family. Unless we trust in Christ, we face permanent alienation from the heavenly Father. 249 more words