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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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Years ago, a friend and I were lamenting over our overwhelming "to-do lists" when she said something that, to this day, I still think about. She said, "The thing I keep reminding myself of is this… I'm an infinite being, and my to-do lists are finite. Somehow that helps me keep things in perspective." We are infinite beings! Even though the lists,...

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