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How Should We Pray? Immanuel Journaling | February 8, 2023

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What is Immanuel Journaling?  "Rather than writing to God, Immanuel journaling* invites us to listen as God writes to us. Even in the name, Immanuel, we are reminded that God is with us. We hold the pen, but we imagine what the Lord is speaking to us in the moment. Everything we write is...

Seeking God’s Face | February 7, 2023

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“God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.”  —Eric Liddell, gold medal Olympian 1924  Do we feel God’s pleasure? God’s pleasure is felt when we seek His face in prayer. 2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, who are called by my name, will...

An Obstacle to Prayer | February 6, 2023

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So I throw up my hands And praise You again and again ‘Cause all that I have is a Hallelujah, hallelujah And I know it’s not much But I’ve got nothing else fit for a king Except for a heart singing Hallelujah, hallelujah —Gratitude by Brandon Lake In Pastor...

How Did the Apostle Paul Pray? Part 2 | February 5, 2023

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Let’s continue reading prayers of the Apostle Paul and learn from him how to pray and what to pray for. Read the following prayers of Paul. What did he pray for? Add to your list from yesterday.  Ephesians 1:3-23; 3:14-21 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus...

How Did the Apostle Paul Pray? | February 4, 2023

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We can learn a lot about how to pray and what to pray for from the Apostle Paul. Read the following prayers of Paul. What did he pray for? Make a list for your own prayer time. How can you pray similar prayers?  1 Thessalonians 3:9–13 9 For what thanksgiving can we return...

How Should We Pray? Pray the Scripture | February 1, 2023

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“The best way to hear from the Spirit is to fill the mind with the Word of God, accompanied by careful reading and meditation on the sacred text.”  —Transforming Prayer by Daniel Henderson As you read Psalm 46 below, use the 4/4 prayer model Daniel Henderson teaches in...

How Should We Pray? The Lord's Prayer | January 31, 2023

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“Prayer is a continual conversation between our hearts and God’s.” —Transforming Prayer by Daniel Henderson “At the beginning of our Christian life, we are full of requests to God. But then we find that God wants to get us into relationship with Himself—to...