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Lutherans, Methodists, and Praying for Revival

For several years, a Lutheran pastor friend of mine and his church had been crying out to God for revival. During prayer one day he felt the Lord speak to his heart, “I cannot give you what you are asking … Continue reading

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Praying … Correctly

I’ve got a tricky question for you: Was the Old Testament prophet, Elisha, a man of prayer? Okay, maybe that’s not a tricky question. Of course he was. It seems to go without saying that true prophets must be people … Continue reading

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Paths

I just returned from a personal prayer retreat. One of my all-time favorite things is to walk and pray. This particular retreat area had lots of mowed paths as well as woods and open fields to trek through. As I … Continue reading

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God Is Watching and Listening

If you’re one of God’s redeemed children, I’ve got some really good news for you. And it’s much better news than just saving money on auto insurance. Infinitely better. The news? God is watching you. Scripture declares, “the eyes of … Continue reading

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Monica’s Son

“…casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you” (1 Peter 5:7). Monica was a strong Christian woman who had married an unbeliever. She, of course, desperately wanted her husband to know salvation through Christ’s death and resurrection. … Continue reading

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A Greater Investment, A Stronger Support

My wife and I have a few missionaries that we support on a regular basis. The money that we give them is planned for in our monthly budget. The giving is not haphazard, but regular and consistent. So it dawns … Continue reading

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It’s God Who Opens Minds

“Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures…” (Luke 24:45). I love that verse. You see, as a teacher, I have the skewed perspective that if I will just give people enough information—if I will teach them adequately—then they’ll … Continue reading

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