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Effective Prayer: Part 2

Last week, I mentioned in three years of following Jesus, the only thing the disciples asked Jesus to teach them was how to pray.  They may have asked Jesus to teach them other things, but this is the only one recorded explicitly in Scripture.[Luke 11:1] Today, many Christians pray, but how many of us were …

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Are you sitting at the banquet table?

As I reflect on my life, I am convinced that my greatest deficiency is not truly knowing, comprehending and believing how God feels about me. As Christians, we often make very profound statements flippantly, like: “I am a child of God”. Such a statement has huge implications for us and God. God is The King, …

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Prayer, why bother?

Last week I wrote about the importance of spending time in prayer. We know that communication is vital to sustaining a healthy relationship, therefore, the same principle applies to our relationship with God. However, a relationship with God is very different from all our other relationships. For instance, God is all-knowing, all-powerful and sovereign amongst …

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