Category Archives: Prayer

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Public Prayer: Yea or Nay?

Jesus said, “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, … Continue reading

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Choosing Faith

For some, choosing to believe in the Christian God is as foreign a concept as choosing to believe in Santa Claus or the Tooth Fairy. It just doesn’t seem possible to radically change your way of thinking right on the … Continue reading

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I’ll Pray For You…

Even as a Christian, I often find this phrase offensive if uninvited – especially so if there is some sort of disagreement involved. It seems to me to be just a passive-aggressive way of saying, “I’m telling God on you”. … Continue reading

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Prayer Is For You, Not God

God already knows exactly what we need before we ask Him (Matthew 6:8).  Yet still we pray to Him as if He were in the dark. He is infinitely more familiar with our problems than even we are ourselves. So prayer is not for God … Continue reading

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A Failure to Communicate

I think that human language can no more accurately describe God’s interaction with his creation than frog language can accurately describe the complex interaction of quantum particles. We say God is infinite, perfect and eternal but how can any finite, … Continue reading

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Praying about Depression

I believe praying for God to remove your major depressive disorder is about as effective as praying for Him to remove your diabetes. It may work – God can do anything, after all. I seriously doubt it is likely, however. … Continue reading

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