Category Archives: prayer

Praying for our enemies.

Isil has been making threats against our nation. They are threats we should not be casual about. But we don’t need to overly fear them either. As God’s people we are called to give him all our cares, fears and … Continue reading

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In the name of Jesus.

I was sharing with our young adults group last night that when we pray in Jesus name, we are not adding the name of Jesus to the prayer as if its some kind of lucky talisman. Rather, the terminology is … Continue reading

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Answers to Prayer

Our God, is a God, who answers prayers. This is a prayer I prayed for family and friends yesterday. Father God, bless my friends who are looking for work, with work. Open the door for them, so they can walk … Continue reading

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Prayer and Faith – Crutch or Freedom?

Some one once said to me that my faith in Jesus Christ, and my prayers were nothing but a crutch. My reply to him was: My belief in Jesus Christ is based on historical fact. My prayer life is by … Continue reading

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We have to start, continue, and finish with Jesus.

I randomly opened up a devotional book that my wife is reading yesterday which is full of quotes from Charles Spurgeon. I was really encouraged by it and thought I would blog about it today. But, the problem is, I … Continue reading

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Sacred Cows – Powerful Prayer; or ‘ALL’ Powerful God?

I have been thinking this week about prayer. Well actually, truth be known, its a subject I think about on a daily basis. More than that, its something I like to practice on a daily basis. I have a relationship … Continue reading

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The promises of God are tied into the one great promise.

It’s important to note that the promise of God in Scripture, is that God promises himself to us. That if we seek him with all our heart, strength and mind; we will receive the desire of our heart – which … Continue reading

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Delayed, but, never late. The God, who answers our prayers.

It’s my birthday tomorrow and I turn closer to 50 more so than ever before. Last year my wife gave me a Koorong gift card, which somehow got misplaced. Koorong for my overseas friends, is an Australian Christian book shop. … Continue reading

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I Pray – The Greatness of Prayer. Timothy Keller. Chap 2.

This is my second post on Timothy Keller’s book “Prayer.” You can find my first post here.  The Greatness of Prayer. He breaks this chapter into the themes that prayer is Supreme, Integral, Hard, Central and Rich. He begins with; … Continue reading

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I Pray. Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God. – Timothy Keller. Chapter 1.

In a previous post, I mentioned that I bought Timothy Keller’s book on prayer. I believe that prayer is the same for the Christian life, as oxygen is needed for breathing. Without it, we choke, gasp and die. Therefore I am … Continue reading

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