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5 Easy Ways To Foster Your Devotional Life

Bible & Bible Helps Christian Living Prayer Stewardship

Our ultimate purpose here on earth is that we may know the one true God who has graciously and lovingly revealed Himself in the person of Jesus and in the written Word. “And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent” (John 17:3). Developing the habit of a consistent study and prayer time each day is essential in the amazement of knowing this personal, sovereign, and good God. Here are five helpful tips for cultivating this life-giving habit. 1. Pick a consistent time of the day to read and pray....

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A Brief Thought On Prayer

Books Christian Living Prayer

What is prayer?Many definitions have been given; the Bible gives us none. This silence is suggestive. The Bible never proves the reality of prayer any more than it proves the existence of God. It takes the one for granted as completely as the other. Its doctrine is a simple one: God exists; He is the rewarder of them that diligently seek Him. God cannot but be; man cannot but cry to Him. And so it has no account to give of the reason why man has always prayed, or of the methods by which God has always met his prayer....

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Boldness In Prayer

Christian Living Prayer

“But I give myself unto prayer” (Psalm 109:4).Lying tongues were busy against the reputation of David, but he did not defend himself; he moved the case into a higher court, and pleaded before the great King Himself. Prayer is the safest method of replying to words of hatred. The Psalmist prayed in no cold-hearted manner; he gave himself to the exercise—threw his whole soul and heart into it—straining every sinew and muscle, as Jacob did when wrestling with the angel. Thus, and thus only, shall any of us speed at the throne of grace.As a shadow has no power because...

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What It Means to be A Good Steward

Christian Living Prayer Stewardship

“Stewardship” refers to the administration of duties or goods in a person’s care. A person who administers a household is called a steward. As created beings of God, we are obliged to be stewards of all aspects of life that have been entrusted to us for our use. So stewardship is more than simply giving God a part of what is ours, be it our time or some of our money. Everything we possess is on loan from God; it belongs to him and must be used properly for his honor and glory. We are not owners but trustees, managing...

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Why Does God Hear Our Prayers?

Bible & Bible Helps Books Prayer

Note: This portion was extracted from 7 Essential Subjects For All Christians. If I were honest, I would have to admit that all too often I find myself disinterested in hearing what certain individuals have to say on a number of given topics. This is especially true when it comes to politics. Indeed, I find myself dismissive of what some have to offer if they do not hold to my particular set of beliefs. How can they offer anything instructive on X when they cannot even get Y correct? I reason, as I justify in my mind why I should...

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