Archive for the ‘Prayer’ Category

Danger
April 29, 2008

On one accasion when Mother Teresa was entering Israel, the authorities asked the usual question, “Do you have any weapons to declare?” She replied, “Only my prayer books.”
What a great way to regard prayer! Not talking to ourselves, not just a quiet devotional exercise to enrich my personal relatioship with God, but war. We are engaging with God in a life-and-death battle with enemy spirit powers.
Pray fervently and boldly. It is a weapon that is effective in knocking down enemy strongholds.

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God’s work in us
March 5, 2008

Here is a prayer to consider…
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Prayer of Abandonment
February 6, 2008

Surrender to God and his will is at the heart of biblical faith. I find surrender to be paradoxical. It is natural because we were made for God and for conformity to his will; it is unnatural and difficult because of our own pride, the constant attacks from our spiritual enemy, and the myriad distractions of our surrounding culture. (more…)