“Prayer, whatever else it may be, is not calling God’s attention to things He’s not aware of, nor is it urging Him to do His duty. No, its rather a conversation in which we speak our minds and God speaks His. We talk and we listen until we get into His mind and He gets […]
Put this together for my sermon on Hebrews 9. The images are courtesy of Tim Challies. Enjoy!
A great song!
Prayer is the communion of our spirit with the Spirit of Jesus. It is both the gift and the means of our new relationship with God
“The Christian idea of God as a loving Father is interwoven into the very fabric of our mind and heart; but it was a new idea. To the Jew the basic idea of God was that he was holy in the sense of being different. In no sense did he share our human experience and was in fact incapable […]
Dr Shadrach Meshach Lockridge (March 7, 1913 – April 4, 2000), former Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, San Diego, at his very best.
“What were we made for? To know God. What aim should we set for ourselves in life? To know God. What is ‘eternal life’ that Jesus gives? Knowledge of God. ‘This is eternal life ; that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent’ (John 17:3)” (J.I. Packer, […]
“You can do more than pray after you have prayed; but you can never do more than pray until you have prayed.” A.J. Gordon
What is our gathering together on a Sunday morning all about? Here’s a few serious and not so serious contributions to the discussion…
All our yearning, our stretching out, our hope, our thirst for God – this is something He has created in us so that He might fill and satisfy us. It is not our wanting that sets us on this journey, but His. Our desire He has created within us so we might know His desire […]