Patterns and Principles of Prayer
Scripture exhorts us to pray without ceasing, but how do we avoid falling into dull patterns of memorized scripts and lifeless lists of requests? When asked by his disciples to teach them to pray, Jesus established a framework to shape all of our prayers. Examining the Lord’s prayer, we discover principles that guide us to deeper intimacy with the Father. By first reflecting on God’s worth and praying for His work, we learn to trust and treasure Him above all.
From Shame to SingingHow should we respond when our circumstances appear contrary to God’s promises? The Bible reminds us that God’s promises will ...
A Failed Solution
Hiding sin is always a futile exercise. King David knew this—yet when he allowed his lust for Bathsheba to triumph ...
David and Bathsheba
Is it possible to erase a lifetime of usefulness in one moment of weakness? That seemed to have been the ...