We praise you that every blessing we receive from your hand is the overflow of the glories of your character. Amen.
Though we might fail to notice this in our individualized age, the Bible often assumes that God’s people will pray together. What’s significant about that fact?
Let us make several recommendations for the improvement of public prayer.
A note from Mark Dever: “This past August, Matt shared an hour with us to talk about his ministry. In light of what has happened to Matt in recent days (cancer diagnosis), we contacted him about publishing this interview. He said he was very happy for us to present it, and that he was continuing to trust in God for the future. As you listen to this interview, thank God for our brother and pray for him.”
Don Whitney discusses busyness, praying through Scripture, the disciplines, mysticism, and more.
Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes (Eph. 6:10-11). In the first article on the “Devotional Life of the ‘Professional Christian,’” we saw that pursuing Christ must be the central aim of our lives, and that our […]
I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ and be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through […]
I think there are probably better, more biblically careful books that hold at least some portion of what Willard is arguing.
We know from the Bible what our destination is—union with Christ, and we know that God is working and moving to take us there.
Jim Elliff’s book is an extremely well-written and well-argued study of how the Holy Spirit guides the believer.
Much of Blackaby’s book, then, I think could be helpful to growing Christians.
I appreciate and rejoice with Cymbala that God has done wonderful things in his life and church through prayer.