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Did you know that there is a fantastic promise to prayer? My knee-jerk reaction when I hear the words promise and prayer in the same sentence is the less than commendable thought, “What’s in it for me?!” It’s like the “Christmas” of prayer. “What’s in the box, Lord?!” “I hope it’s something that was on my list!” There is indeed something God...

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This series on prayer is blowing my mind. We're learning how important it is to surrender our will when we pray. WHAT we pray for. HOW we hope our prayers are answered. WHEN we hope our prayers are answered. All these things must be given over to His will. We do not know God's mind, so we cannot fully understand...

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Max Lucado says this about prayer: "Some people excel in prayer. They inhale heaven and exhale God. They are the SEAL Team Six of intercession. They would rather pray than sleep." He continues, "Why is it that I sleep when I pray? They belong to the PGA: Prayer Giants Association. I am a card-carrying member of the PWA: Prayer Wimps Anonymous." I...

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Years ago, I had been working on a writing project. As I shared my vision for it, the listener asked me about my motivation for writing. She caught me off-guard, and I responded in a way that surprised me. I told her I never knew life would be so hard and wanted to write something that offered hope. I didn't intend to...

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"God is love." The Apostle John wrote it. In today's culture, we often hear, "Love is love." As if love is the defining characteristic––the seat of identification. But A.W. Tozer doesn't let us off the hook with this line of thinking. In fact, he's in our faces about the importance of grasping what "God is love" really means. He says, "Equating love...

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I'm reading a great book on how to understand your dog. The author is intelligent, so she uses big words. Are you ready for one? Anthropomorphism. The word describes what we do when we attribute human characteristics to non-human beings or things. My new, big word nagged at me as a shift occurred in my heart this past week. I was reading...

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