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How do we look at radical Muslims? Shortly after 9/11 a child in our church said, "We need to pray for the terrorists!"
Without thinking, I answered, "Pray that they will be caught and killed." Because of that 4 or 5 year-old boy, I had to examine my heart and my thinking in this matter. I have come to some thoughts that I would like to share with you.
Is it wrong to pray for judgment to come on our enemies? God is a God of judgment. He could not be good, holy or even loving,…Continue
Where are you going? You are going somewhere. In recent Thinking in The Spirit blog entries I wrote on repentance. And I keyed off of Psalm 139:23-24. It reads,
"Search me O God and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting."
In the previous entries I focused on the dependence and devotion of your heart. But notice the wording of this passage. David does not ask God to search his…Continue
Added by David Young on April 19, 2016 at 3:04pm — No Comments
1 Timothy 2:1,2 reads,
“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.”
Are you submitted to this injunction? Have you been praying for your president? Are you praying daily for your governor, your senator and congressmen?
This command includes those you do not agree…Continue
Added by David Young on April 12, 2016 at 12:27am — No Comments
Most of you are aware by now that I have begun writing two blogs, one every other week. Next week I will continue an entry begun last week on Praying Your Politics. http://watchinginprayer.blogspot.com/
This entry continues last week's post on examining yourself for the Relief of Repentance.
Look again at the powerful prayer of David In Psalm 139.
"Search me O God and know my heart! Try me and know my…Continue