Prayer – based on Isaiah 63-64

Father God, creator of heaven and earth, we worship You as the One speaking in righteousness, mighty to save. In justice You rule the nations, and in holiness You avenge the sins and sinfulness of those in rebellion against You.  There will be a day at the return of our Lord, Jesus Christ, that He … Continue reading Prayer – based on Isaiah 63-64

Excuses for not praying

I am too busy too pray We are not living in a contemplative age - yet, certain mystic practices of ancient Asian origin are taking root:  yoga, Transcendental Meditation, etc. We try to press ahead without fuel in the tank!  We know the importance of filling up, but try to get a bit further - … Continue reading Excuses for not praying

Ways to more effective prayer

(This study is based on the book of D.A. Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation; Baker House Book Company, ⓒ 1992) Much praying is not done because we do not plan to pray We don’t drift into a spiritual life, and we do not drift into disciplined prayer. The opposite is true. We don’t grow … Continue reading Ways to more effective prayer

Prayer for one another with joy and concern born from the love for God

(This study is based on the book of Dr D.A. Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation, Priorities from Paul and his prayers [Baker Book House Company, 2007]) Let’s begin and ask the same questions as we asked last week: When you pray, what is it that you pray for? When you pray, who is it … Continue reading Prayer for one another with joy and concern born from the love for God