I think Jesus wanted to pray

But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray Luke 5:16, AMP I think Jesus wanted to pray. I think that for us to pray much, or deeply, we need to move from what we think we should do to what we want to do. But that won’t happen if we simply tell ourselves that we have to […]

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Journey to the Core

‘He reveals mysteries from the darkness and brings the deep darkness into light’               Job 12:22 NASB I’ve been wrestling with the concept of the “inward path to God” in my quest to become closer to and more intimate with God. I found it raises more questions than answers. How […]

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Befriend Silence

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. Psalm 62:5 ESV Whatever spiritual style we enjoy or operate in, the most important step we will all take involves cultivating a home for silence in our heart. Silence is difficult. It’s confusing. What, exactly, is supposed to happen while […]

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Riddled with Paradox

‘For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses … For when I am weak, then I am strong’ – 2 Corinthians 12:10 (ESV). Metaphors are word pictures – a form of figurative language in which a word denoting one subject or activity is used in place of another to suggest a likeness between them. We use […]

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The Enduring Motive

“Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honour and power” Revelation 4:11 (NASB) A couple of questions have challenged me recently. “If God promised me two things: (1) I would go to heaven when I die, and (2) He will never use me in ministry again – would I still pray?” […]

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