The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results (James 5:16b NLT).
I work hard at prayer because I believe prayer works. The Bible promises powerful results for the righteous person who prays sincerely and fervently. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m not righteous enough to earn the answers to my prayers. No one is. It’s only because of the enormous price Jesus paid on the cross to secure my righteousness (right standing with God) that I have the privilege to come boldly to the Father with my requests. Continue reading
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My sheep listen to my voice. I know them and they follow me. John 10:27
No one talks more than God. Are we listening? Life moves so fast, it’s easy to blow right past God. I believe that training our heart to hear God’s voice is our most important task in life. But I haven’t always felt this way. For years I was a skeptic, running from God. Continue reading
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Voice! Consider the miracle of speech. Our voice sets us apart from the animals. It allows us to communicate with each other. It connects us to God. A voice is a powerful tool for good or for evil. As we do our daily reading in John’s Gospel, we’re training ourselves to hear God’s voice. Continue reading
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