[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him (Philippians 3:10 AMPC) Learning how to pray has been a long journey for me. From the very beginning of my Christian experience the importance of prayer was always stressed, but the actual practice was not taught. As I matured in the faith, I realised the […]Read More a fresh cry coming from my own hunger
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 […]Read More I think Jesus wanted to pray
‘You will be in my witnesses in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth’ Acts 1:8 Recently I sensed the Lord led me to think about “my Jerusalem.” Heightening my interest has been in what is happening in the world today. I believe these events are significant in God’s ultimate […]Read More What is our ‘Jerusalem?’
And their eyes were opened and they recognized Him; and he vanished out of their sight Luke 24:31 It was one of those moments again – when I stumbled across someone who definitely knows me but I couldn’t for the life of me remember who they are. No doubt you have experienced it as well. If not, […]Read More Would you recognise Jesus?
“Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 If we were to open our Bibles and start reading at Matthew and read through John we would never find an instance where the disciples asked, “Lord teach us how to witness,” or “teach us how to perform miracles,” or “teach us […]Read More The Motivation for the Question
“And so, dear brothers and sisters, we can boldly enter heaven’s Most Holy Place because of the blood of Jesus” (Hebrews 10:19 NLT) I still remember, like it is real again, right now, the moment when in my spirit, I looked behind the curtain. If you’ve ever envisioned yourself standing in the Most Holy Place, you’ve […]Read More A Glimpse behind the Veil
In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit’ (Ephesians 2:22 ESV). In ‘The Pursuit of God’ (2013, p41) AW Tozer penned these words: “The interior journey of the soul from the wilds of sin into the enjoyed Presence of God is beautifully illustrated in the Old […]Read More God wants to dwell with us