• Does Prayer Change Things?

    James 5:16b–18

    We do not know God’s plan down to every last detail, but we do know that He has a plan and that He works through our prayers to bring His plan to pass. We know that He wants us to ...Read More

  • The Model Prayer

    Matthew 6:9–13

    What do you prioritize in prayer? Do you ask first for the hallowing of God’s name and the extension of His visible kingdom, or do you focus only on your own needs? The Lord’s Prayer shows us that we should ...Read More

  • Supplication in Prayer

    Philippians 4:6

    We can be confident that the Holy Spirit takes our prayers and makes them acceptable to God. We also see the Spirit working in our lives to make our prayers less about us and more about the kingdom of God ...Read More

  • Peace in Marriage

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  • The Prayer of Thanksgiving

    Colossians 4:2

    As fallen creatures, we are inclined to take the Lord and His gifts for granted, and we frequently forget all that He has done for us. When we make it a practice to remember what the Lord has done for ...Read More

  • The Prayer of Confession

    2 Corinthians 7:9–10

    The dividing line between contrition and attrition can be hard to discern. It is therefore vital that we know the holiness of God, because the better we know His holiness, the more we will be cognizant that the greatest offense ...Read More

  • Adoring Our Lord and Maker

    Psalm 34:3

    Adoration is a vital part of prayer, but it is one part of prayer that is easy to forget. We can quickly become so focused on listing our concerns that we neglect the more necessary task of worshiping our Maker. ...Read More

  • The One Who Is Speaking

    Luke 17:7–10

    We are creatures, and God alone is the Creator. That fact alone should generate in us a spirit of humility when we come to God in prayer. We are utterly dependent on Him and His grace for all things, and ...Read More

  • The One to Whom We Speak

    Exodus 15:11

    When we approach God in prayer, we are approaching One who is our friend but also our Lord and Master. He is friendly and kind toward us, but we take our commands from Him, not He from us. When we ...Read More

  • Rhythms of Piety

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