The process of praying the Scriptures is time-honored, and consists of four necessary steps or stages. Note that these stages are more cyclical more than linear; you can and will find yourself going back and forth during a session of praying the Scriptures.
'GOD TALK' deals with central questions about God and religious truth. Examples: Who is God? Can God be proven? What is the Bible really about? Who is Jesus and what exactly is salvation? The answers to these and other questions may surprise you.
Scripture is meant to be prayed as well as read. You can open yourself to the inspired words of God and let them address you; you can and must respond to Scripture, so as to enter into a kind of dialogue with God through the medium of the Bible. Such an activity has been going […]
Today we complete our discussion on how to pray “breath prayers.” The word for “breath” in the Greek of the original New Testament is “pneuma,” which is also the word for “spirit.” This mode of prayer focuses on your breathing, specifically on your breathing in and breathing out. Attending to your breath makes it easier […]
Perhaps the easiest form of prayer to get into is breathing prayer. Note that the word for “breath” in the Greek of the New Testament is also the word for “spirit.” This kind of prayer focuses on your breath and breathing. It is as simple as breathing in and out. You do not need to […]
Prayer is communication with God in all its forms. This includes intimate as well as seemingly distant communication, from text messages to touch, from speech to silent connection. Prayer establishes the bridge between God and humanity. It is as vital to our well-being, both now and in whatever is to come, to develop a flourishing […]
The desire for God is as the air in your tires or the wind in your sails, without which you will not, and in truth cannot advance forward. And if you have even a modicum, pray to God for greater desire. It is the one desire of which you cannot have too much.