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Of prayer

As I work through John Calvin’s chapter on prayer in the Institutes, I have a new understanding of prayer. I have read and listened to many talk about prayer, but by God’s grace, God is opening my eyes to the need of prayer, the desire to pray, and the truly powerful thing about prayer. 722 more words

Christianity

Same Day, Same God

A few years ago, I watched a History Channel special on the Legend of Robin Hood. According to the program, Robin Hood lived in the 12th century; however, his adventures did not appear in any record before the 14th or 15th Century – and those stories originated from folklore and musical ditties. 649 more words

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Everything Happens for a Reason

All Things for Good by Thomas Watson

“God does not deal alike with all; He has trials for the strong and cordials for the weak…If God does not give you that which you like, He will give you that which you need.” 2,408 more words
Christian Books

Little Passion for God

As I was reading the Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin, the chapter on prayer, I was humbled by Calvin’s depth of insight into the character of God. 389 more words

Christianity

A Different Set of Standard

And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also carpenters and masons who built David a house. And David knew that the Lord had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. 1,728 more words

David

Cana 2

Mary’s there, Jesus’ mother – and his friends,
(called disciples in pious prophecy.)
There’re some servants whom Jesus sends
With transformed water for the maître-d’. 88 more words

Sonnet

Where is your happiness?

R.C Sproul makes the statement in his book Unseen Realities, “We get confused between happiness and pleasure. Sin brings pleasure, but never happiness. We haven’t learned that yet; we won’t learn it until we find our only happiness in God and in the things of God when we enter into the heavenly state. 408 more words