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Week Two: Be Specific When You Ask

Welcome to WEEK TWO of the 40-DAY CHALLENGE.  If you are just joining us, click here.

Last week, we practiced Step One: BE ALERT for prayer. I hope you’ve been watching for signs of God at work and listening for His voice, especially His whispers.

This week’s focus is on Step Two: Be SPECIFIC when you ASK.

Back in high school, I took karate.  Our training included hand- to-hand free sparring.  No protective pads allowed. Yikes! Plus, I was in a class with all guys and easily outmuscled. But the instructor coached me to use my opponent’s size and strength against him.  In other words, I was to channel the attacker’s force into a powerful counter-attack.  To my surprise, this strategy worked! Continue reading