Tag Archive: Daniel

Jul 31

Prayer should not be hard and it definitely should not be boring

The problem We know we should pray. We know about many great praying Christians from the past or from our own experience.  But we just sit there and wonder if we are doing anything. It is hard and, if we were totally honest, it is boring. Maybe, it doesn’t need to be this way. A …

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Jul 03

Three characteristics of prayer

Prayer is complex Prayer is complex. Jesus gave the Lord’s Prayer as a model in the Sermon on the Mount. Later, in private, the disciples asked him to teach them how to pray and he gave them essentially the same model. (Matthew 6:5-14; Luke 11:1-4) The night before he died Jesus prayed in the garden. …

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Jan 13

What does it mean when you call yourself a Christian?

Usually we get our names from our parents. Some of us are named after our parents. Some are named after relatives or famous people. Some are named after our parent’s favorite food, etc. Some of us like our names and some of us don’t. Some take a bold step and change their names. C. S. …

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Jun 12

In the school of faith each of us receives a customized curriculum

The Just Shall Live By Faith God told Habakkuk that the just, people who wanted to follow God, would live by faith through the time of judgement. We are not told what happened to Habakkuk but we have the examples of Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel. They each followed God through those dark years. Jeremiah and …

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