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Because of Jesus, we can approach our Father in heaven in prayer anytime and anywhere. He doesn’t care about the right words. We can never bug him too much. As God’s children, we have confidence that he will hear and answer us every time.

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Devoted to prayer

Okay, confession time. I stink at prayer. Stink might be a strong verb, but it’s the right one. I’ve tried prayer apps, repeating calendar…

Life’s Challenges

Where do I go with my loneliness?

Just because there are people all around you doesn’t mean that you aren’t lonely. In fact, one of the delusions that you might suffer…

Prayer

Sounds like a prayer to me

Lord, I don’t even know where to begin. I’m not sure how it all started or how to pick up the pieces of my…

Prayer

Choose to pray for your leaders

May I admit that when I pray for people, I find it easiest to pray for myself? I’m not proud of saying that, but…

Living My Faith

The man who preached to 20 million

One day a reporter went to witness the most famous man on earth in action. Walter Maier, the Lutheran radio preacher whose sermons reached…

Prayer

P.R.A.Y.

Most of my prayers sounds like this: “Dear God, AAAAAAAAAAAAAA! In Jesus’ name. Amen.” I should explain. I think of prayer as having four…

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Humility in prayer

  I am glad I don’t work in the office of my local alderman. People don’t call to tell the alderman what a great…

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God uses people to help people

There’s a reason why magicians and illusionists are pretty much permanent features of the entertainment circuit. When David Copperfield and Penn & Teller retire…

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Two more little prayers

“My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no…

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Two little prayers

“If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us…

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The eternal value of prayer

Years ago I heard about a small church in Texas. Forty of its members fought in WWII. With the men of the congregation gone,…

Prayer

You’ve got God’s phone number

Last year J. J. Watt, an NFL football player, made news when he gave out his phone number and invited people to connect with…