When it comes to praying more often and effectively, there are many resources such as prayer journals to help us pray more. But with these resources in hand, how do we learn to pray effectively? How do we engage in prayer that is also enjoyable? After all, a simple “save Richard” or “help Susie not … Continue reading Effective Prayer: Praying God’s Word by His Spirit
The season of Lent consists of the forty days (minus Sundays) before Resurrection Sunday. So what do we do during Lent? This season is a time of examining our hearts toward God, and of fasting or abstaining from something in order to give more of ourselves to Christ. The days of Lent also remind us … Continue reading The Life-Giving Season of Lent: What Do We Do During Lent?
From eBooks to digital planners and note-taking, many are going paperless. So why not make our prayer journals digital too? Going digital means your prayer journal is always available to add a prayer request on a phone or tablet. And no more lugging around a larger journal. So have you ever thought of making your … Continue reading How I Use Trello as a Digital Prayer Journal
If you haven’t read Part 1-3, don’t miss out. Living a lifestyle of prayer is cultivated through spending undistracted time alone with God each day. It also means continuing to fellowship with Him throughout our day. We can keep abiding in Christ throughout the day, abiding in His love. “Abide in Me, and I in … Continue reading Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 4: Connecting with God Throughout the Day
If you haven’t already, check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. In Part 3 below, I will describe some ways we can connect with the Lord in prayer. 1. Devotional Prayer Devotional prayer focuses on our own spiritual growth, needs and refreshing. In simplest terms, it is engaging God in conversation about … Continue reading Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 3: Connecting with God in Prayer
This is Part 2 of Living a Lifestyle of Prayer. If you haven’t already, read Part 1: Posturing Our Hearts. Before we can cultivate a life of prayer, we must choose to do our part. God has given us a free will; in this, He has given us the freedom to choose. He has given … Continue reading Living a Lifestyle of Prayer, Part 2: Doing Our Part
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