Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
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And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, "Abba! Father!"
This is one of the most powerful statements of prayer in the entire Bible. It is a wonderful statement of intimacy. You may be aware that Abba is a Hebrew word. That is only partially true. It was, in fact, an Aramaic word. Hebrew was the language taught in the synagogue. It was the language of the Torah, the Old Testament…Continue
Added by David Young on February 29, 2016 at 6:37pm — No Comments
“When the disciples saw it they marveled, saying, ‘How did the fig tree wither at once?’ And Jesus answered them, ‘Truly I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, 'Be taken up and thrown into the sea,' it will happen. And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have…Continue
Added by David Young on February 22, 2016 at 9:21pm — No Comments
All prayer is not a struggle, but some of the best prayer is like Jacob wrestling with the Lord.
There are several reasons we must struggle in prayer. They are diverse enough that they could not be covered thoroughly in a single blog entry. I will pray about writing a series of blogs on this important subject. But for now I want to overview the issue.
We need to struggle in prayer because of the condition of the fallen world where God has assigned us to minister. In Joel's…Continue
PRAYING YOUR ANGER
Most of us are familiar with Paul's admonition in Ephesians 4:26,
"Be angry and sin not."
This command requires some thought for most moderns. Both verbs in the original language are in the imperative mode. We are not only told not to sin, but we are commanded to be angry.
This is actually a quotation from Psalm 4:4. Most of us are not aware of this because our English translations of Psalm 4:4 generally read "Stand in awe and sin…Continue
"I would know what he would answer me and understand what he would say to me."
All of us come across things we do not understand about God. Some of them certainly bother us. I recently talked with a close friend who was struggling with one of those things. I told him I thought he might gain deeper insight than those of us who do not struggle with his particular question. But I don't believe that is always…Continue
Added by David Young on February 1, 2016 at 2:31pm — No Comments