Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
A Community of Prayer Champions, Praying Churches, Prayed-for Communities
Sometimes we like to put God in small boxes whose boundaries we can understand and cope with. The problem is, that as a free and sovereign Being, God isn't accountable to us for staying in the boxes we like to create.
Here's one: "God will never answer a prayer against his will." In a technical sense, that's true, because if God answers a prayer, then He has decided to do it. But in a broader sense, the spirit of the statement is not true. Case in point - the Israelites asking…Continue
Added by Andrew R. Wheeler on August 21, 2010 at 8:10am — No Comments
I recently finished re-reading a book that may well be my favorite book on prayer: The God Who Hears, by Bingham Hunter. I really appreciate the premise of the book that prayer begins with God, not with us. God is the one who draws us to prayer; we tend to see prayer as us coming to God when actually it's Him drawing us into His presence.
Hunter begins where prayer really should begin - with who God is. He deals with several…Continue
Added by Andrew R. Wheeler on August 12, 2010 at 10:27pm — No Comments