Results tagged “prayer” from Reformation21

Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World

Article by   October 2008
A broken leg gets more attention than the nagging pain in your side. But the attention we give to an illness is not always an accurate judge of its severity. The break may heal where the nagging pain betrays something far more serious. Worldliness is a nagging pain in the Christian's soul. It does not get the kind of attention that more public acute sins garner, but it is equally if not more deadly than many other temptations. continue

The Heart of Prayer

Article by   September 2008
Now, all who trust in and love their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ desire a disciplined prayer life. However, desire and practice do not always match-up. Some believers (myself included!) often see days pass by without a regular time of private communion with God much to their shame. continue

Results tagged “prayer” from Reformation21 Blog

Jesus Life of Prayer by Jonathan Master

Article by   September 2014
Jesus was a man of prayer.  Regardless of how mysterious this is in light of our understanding of God's Triune nature, it is nonetheless undeniable that Jesus spent much time praying to the Father.  We see this throughout His earthly... continue

Let Us Draw Near by Jonathan Master

Article by   August 2014
There are many model prayers in the Bible.  The most famous is The Lord's Prayer, recorded for us in Matthew and Luke; but there are others besides.  Recently, Mark Johnston has turned our attention to the prayer of Daniel, or,... continue

A Life of Prayer by Mark Johnston

Article by   August 2014
There are few places in Scripture where we are given deeper insight into the anatomy of a life of prayer than in the book of Daniel. The well-known words of the old children's chorus, 'Daniel was a man of prayer...'... continue

(In)dependence and Prayer

Article by   January 2014
My wife will tell you that I am a fairly independent guy. If I am assigned a task, I normally attempt to accomplish it without requesting help. Of course there are times when I know I need assistance, but if... continue

Helps for prayer

Article by   January 2014
You may have heard Apple-adorers testifying of the usefulness of an application called PrayerMate. Now Google-gogglers can join in the fun, because PrayerMate has been made available for Android.Some warnings: PrayerMate will not give you a heart for prayer; it... continue

I Love President Barack Obama, but...

Article by   December 2013
Facebook is an interesting utensil. People use it for all sorts of things (e.g., advertising, spying, networking). If you spend even the slightly amount of time there, you can also get a sense of what matters to people. Some highly... continue

Your spiritual appetite

Article by   November 2013
This day was the best that I have seen since I came to England. . . . After Dr. Twisse had begun with a brief prayer, Mr. Marshall prayed largely two hours, most divinely, confessing the sins of the members... continue

Effective personal evangelism: prayer

Article by   October 2013
The marks of effective personal evangelism we have surveyed so far are love, tenacity, boldness, consistency and understanding.The sixth mark of the effective personal evangelist is prayer. The place of prayer in this list is not a marker of its... continue

Concerning petitions

Article by   March 2013
Paul "Champion of the Chip People" Levy makes good points regarding petitions, with which - I must confess, though it irks me to do so - I am substantially in agreement. If he carefully reads the post about the Keep... continue

Review: "Developing a Healthy Prayer Life"

Article by   February 2013
Developing a Healthy Prayer Life: 31 Meditations on Communing with GodJames W. Beeke and Joel R. BeekeReformation Heritage Books, 2010, 99pp., paperback, $10 / £7.50ISBN 978-1-60178-112-3This is the first in a planned series of volumes providing 31 meditations on a... continue

Fervent prayers

Article by   December 2012
How do you pray? How do you think about praying? How do you set out to pray? Consider these encouragements from Thomas Brooks in his volume, The Privy Key of Heaven (also reprinted recently by Banner as The Secret Key... continue

Praying in the Whirlwind

Article by   August 2011
Lately I've been sleeping less to get more done, and therefore feel drained in the doing; so I sleep more and get less done, but worry that I need to work faster. It's a vicious cycle I'm sure many reading... continue

Some Initial Thoughts on Praying for President-Elect Obama

Article by   November 2008
Well, my country and much of the rest of the world are electric with the election of Barack Obama as the new President of the United States of America. To say that it is historic, is a gross understatement. Justin Taylor... continue

How Long?

Article by   January 2008
Today I received an anonymous prayer card from someone who was at Tenth Presbyterian Church yesterday for worship.  The card asked us to pray for a baby whose heart is failing and may need a transplant.  The baby's parents are... continue
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